Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Early Birthday Present: A Cruise!

I'm taking a birthday vacation in January! It's a 4-night/3-day cruise to Mexico with a few of my best friends and I can't wait!

This was a bit of an impromptu decision over the last month but now it's all finalized. Since the cruise is within a few days of my birthday, my parents have offered to pay for the cost of it as my birthday present! I have more than enough money in my Travel Fund to cover the price ($395) plus all my on-board/in-port purchases, but now I only have to pay for the latter thanks to their generosity! :)

I am doing a high estimate of ~$150 for all my personal expenses. Since food is included while on the ship, this would be for drinks, snacks (though I'll probably bring some), steward tip and whatever I feel like buying/doing during our 1-day stay in Mexico.

I'm so excited!! It's exactly what I need to start off a new year. Bring on 2010! :)

2 comments:

HighClassLowIncome December 25, 2009 at 4:06 PM  

Wow that is awesome! I didn't know that cruises were relatively reasonable priced (As opposed to going on a regular vacay?) I might have to look into this! Lucky your parents are offering to pay!

I'm going to NY for the first time in Jan. Here's to 2010!

Distar December 27, 2009 at 5:34 PM  

yay! that is so lovely of your parents.

I myself am so looking fwd to our little Mexico escape in Jan.

Where will you go?

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