BLYTH - Answered a Question by Lacey (28 Dec 08 10:35)

The length of the corridor will depend on how big a cruise ship you are on Thomson Celebration not so bad but Queen Mary 2 a lot longer but they are wide enough to take two people walking side by side with still a little space left. There are plenty of stairs on all the ships so no problem there and they normally are wider than you might find in most hotels so no need to be to concerned and enjoy your cruise.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Wilba - Answered a Question by Lacey (28 Dec 08 13:19)

I would take a short 'taster' cruise of 3 or 4 days, go for one of the newer breed of ships, say post 1996, avoiding the older generation of cruise ships. The modern vessels are more floating resorts than ships, & lifts are often the 'scenic' plexiglass see through type looking into the main atrium, should you wish to avoid the stairs......Good Luck Wilba.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Macro - Answered a Question by Lacey (29 Dec 08 04:29)

Why not book a cabin that is opposite the stair/lift lobby. this is usually a wide open area and then you will avoid corridors. Look up the deck plans of a ship you want to holiday on and you will see that there are plenty of cabins in that position. choose and book. have a lovely time.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Lacey - Answered a Question by Lacey (30 Dec 08 08:50)

Hi Guys Plenty of stairs but corridors could be a problem. Try booking a cabin right at the end, adjacent to a stair well. If you opt for a balcony then I think your problem might be resolved. Please DO have the courage to go for it as there is no finer experience than your first cruise.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Cooke - Answered a Question by Lacey (05 Jan 09 14:20)

Fine advice to go for a more modern, larger ship, BUT check your destinations and whether you will have to be tendered in. I find this the most claustrophobic part of a cruise. It would be a shame to miss great ports of call because you can't just walk ashore. Small ships are more likely to be berthed, have shorter passage ways and fewer decks. Any ship that has been a ferry in a previous life will have quite low ceilings, probably something else to consider.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • EXCLUSIVE – Bruges, Paris & Amsterdam

    MSC Cruises – MSC Magnifica - 8 Oct 18 - 7nts

    Southampton : Paris (Le Havre) : Bruges ( Zeebrugge) : Amsterdam : Hamburg : Southampton

    Now from £449pp Was £799pp

    • New Low Price
    • Exclusive Free Wifi Package Worth £35pp

    View More Exclusive MSC Cruises From Southampton


    Royal Caribbean - Symphony of the Seas - 21 Apr 18 - 7nts

    Barcelona : Palma De Mallorca : Provence (Marseille) : Florence/Pisa (La Spezia) : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Naples : Barcelona

    Now from £1099pp Oceanview

    • Includes Flights & Transfers from London Gatwick
    • Up To $400pc Free Onboard Spend
    • Also Available Apr to Nov 2018
    • Plus Book With for...
    • Free Airport Parking, or Free Wi-Fi Package, or Free Fast Track Security Pass

    View All Symphony of the Seas Offers & Information >>

  • School Holidays No Fly with Exclusive On Board Spend!

    Princess Cruises - Crown Princess - 22 Jul 17 - 7nts

    Southampton : Stavanger (Norway) : Olden (Norway) : Hellesylt (Norway) : Geiranger (Norway) : Bergen (Norway) : Southampton

    Now from £799pp Was £1119pp

    • Exclusive $50pc On Board Spend
    • Free Port Parking On The Highest Grade of Balconies & Above 

    View More Top 10 Princess Cruises >>

Show More Deals

Newest Topics

A rather large crane.....

Lawnmowerman, Tain -

Remember Clocks Go Forward Tonight

annie, Glasgow -

The Q&A Section and Sarcasm

Bradbury, Coventry -

MSC Grand Voyage - Abu Dhabi to Genoa

1fifthavenue, birmingham -


cornish girl, falmouth -


Hot Topics

P&O Tips - is this a Policy Change??

annie, Glasgow -

Do You Help Your Cabin Steward

Little Red Rouster, Lancaster -


carol, welwyn garden city -


Shanon, -

Could You Blog?

carol, welwyn garden city -

View More From The Forum