Neil Down - Answered a Question by Downes (12 Jul 08 14:01)

It varies ship to ship and cruise itineraries come into play as well, plus I suppose the number of parents with children but as a rule of thumb I would say that on RCI the percentage of men wearing DJs or Tux would be between 65% to 75%. .... Neil As always I'm open to differing views.

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SHEPPARD - Answered a Question by Downes (12 Jul 08 17:56)

Having been on 3 RCI cruises,I would say that if you are specifically saying a tux or dinner jacket,I would say 50 to 60 percent,with the remainder smart suits or otherwise.

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herd - Answered a Question by Downes (12 Jul 08 18:37)

Its funny.we have done 2 RCI cruise's and thought that most would have dinner suits/jkts etc but we noticed that about half did and the rest were smart suits etc....so its what you like/afford at the time............. We would say if your going to do more than a couple of cruise's..its easy to get the bug WE DID.......then it may be worth investing in one.........happy cruiseing.........

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Wilba - Answered a Question by Downes (12 Jul 08 19:21)

Neil's right....Itinerary, Ship, Time of year, School Hol's, Part of the World, Length of Cruise, all have an impact. Put into context, the older ships of the fleet doing 4/5 day Caribbeans out of Miami attract the Stag/Hen Party crowd with little, if any Tuxs. Whereas 12/14 nighter on the newer ships round the Med, outside school hols, bring out more bling in general.

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Clarke - replied to Wilba (13 Jul 08 14:26)

Could you also advise on what is suitable attire for a 2 year old boy in the restaurant on RCI on formal evenings. Are they expected to be in formal wear (a suit) or are smart trousers and a shirt acceptable? Many thanks.

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Wilba - replied to Clarke (14 Jul 08 07:43)

Shirt & trousers would be fine.

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