My other half works in a school and wonders why we don't go away as much as we should. If only I could go on my own and take advantage of offers like this.
Great deal, and I love the itinerary that costa do, not as posh as p&o and some other cruises but excellent value for money and some beautiful places to visit
Thats the trouble with cruises, the price you see isnt the price you end up paying, tips, drink packages. Some cruiselines are now showing the all in price eg NCL and Marella
Costa cruise ships do not have self service laundry. You can pay to have your laundry done but at high prices. i have done this cruise, and it is great fun. Brazilian laws state that any cruise sailing from Brazil must have a certain percentage of Brazilian crew, and they know how to party! I have also sailed on this ship, and she is glitzy. Costa is not renowned for their food - just so you know. If you can afford to upgrade to a balcony do so, and don't worry about being bored on the transatlantic section. Their is plenty going on, and if you are lucky like we were, the Atlantic was like a millpond and sunshine in the 80s
Don't bother drinking on the ship as the bars tend to be pretty soulless. Just go for a drink at the end of your port days if you feel like it. Brazil has pretty cheap beer in the many beack shacks you should find.