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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 5th, 2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,054
Posted By pris993
KInd of crazy.... I would not dream of not...

KInd of crazy.... I would not dream of not tipping...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 5th, 2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By pris993
You have had some unlucky experiences... we have...

You have had some unlucky experiences... we have cruised for years, had a situation coming back from ALASKA one night as you describe. My DH is a cabinet maker so he managed tie the door handle with...
Forum: Holland America Line February 4th, 2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By pris993
Checking out the cabin diagrams, looks like no...

Checking out the cabin diagrams, looks like no bath tube in balcony cabins... disappointing, that has been one of the pluses for us on HAL.

Guess we will stick with Princess mini suites and the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 4th, 2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,054
Posted By pris993
We usually do $10 or $20... by the way,...

We usually do $10 or $20...

by the way, really pays to get a porter when going through JFK / trying to make a connection to a domestic flight after flying in on an international flight. The...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 3rd, 2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,747
Posted By pris993
We actually try not to eat more. We do two meals...

We actually try not to eat more. We do two meals a day - do room service for breakfast and the MDR for dinner. But we do eat ice cream more often for dessert then we do at home and drink more... so...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 2nd, 2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By pris993
The last 7 day we did, we booked two different 7...

The last 7 day we did, we booked two different 7 day cruises on different lines back to back, with one day in between... that helps a lot.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 29th, 2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By pris993
We often do room service... they will deliver...

We often do room service... they will deliver hot water to your cabin free of charge... it would be nice if you would tip the person bring the hot water.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 29th, 2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,067
Posted By pris993
I have done over 50 cruises... only have done a...

I have done over 50 cruises... only have done a handful of ship excursions. Did one in St Petersburg Russia, another in Egypt, another in Venezula, one in Turkey, that I recall. We have cruised the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 24th, 2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By pris993
try checking out the ports on youtube.... i find...

try checking out the ports on youtube.... i find that is a great way to get an idea of what's there and what you might like to do.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 21st, 2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,979
Posted By pris993
Understand you disappoint. We have well over 50...

Understand you disappoint. We have well over 50 cruises, on Princess (22), Celebrity, Holland America, Cunard and NCL (Pride of America) recently. Over the years we have cruised on 9 different...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 20th, 2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,454
Posted By pris993
We enjoy dressing more formally... so we do. We...

We enjoy dressing more formally... so we do. We always get a table for 2 in the MDR... then dress as we wish no matter what others are doing. No big deal, that way we can make any night special.
Forum: Holland America Line January 16th, 2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By pris993
Think McDonalds... that says it all. How much...

Think McDonalds... that says it all. How much training do you think that takes.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 16th, 2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By pris993
We used to buy insurance at the time of final...

We used to buy insurance at the time of final payment from our TA, simply to cover medical issues, no pre existing conditions. Did this when we go older ie., after age 65. Prior to that we self...
Forum: Holland America Line January 15th, 2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,087
Posted By pris993
This reminds of many years ago when I had a cabin...

This reminds of many years ago when I had a cabin under the pool deck... think it was on Princess... staff started cleaning at 3am... sounded like they were rolling a cannon across the deck, when we...
Forum: Holland America Line January 15th, 2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,635
Posted By pris993
Thanks for your review, the Westerdam is a...

Thanks for your review, the Westerdam is a favorite ship. The idea of waiters taking orders on tablets... does not appeal to me at all. But we special order a day in advance with our Head Waiter...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 14th, 2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By pris993
Have done this many times... we use Romecabs as...

Have done this many times... we use Romecabs as well. They are excellent and dependable.

Even given that I usually don't book a flight before 11:30 am. We are not light packers, so we can't...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 14th, 2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,769
Posted By pris993
We have been traveling to Europe and Israel and...

We have been traveling to Europe and Israel and Egypt for years... been to Istanbul... Athens, live in California, who would have thought San Bernadino would be a target??? Go, be smart like you...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 14th, 2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By pris993
We have stayed there several times both before...

We have stayed there several times both before and after a cruise. We stay there because we are Hilton Honor members, so work well for us. Hotel very isolated but for one night a good choice. If...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 12th, 2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By pris993
Agree ... outfits will make you standout as a...

Agree ... outfits will make you standout as a tourist for sure.

We have been traveling to Europe... Paris mostly, but have done London, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Athens, Istanbul.... the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 30th, 2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By pris993
On any cruise the best time to use the internet...

On any cruise the best time to use the internet is when you are in port, when others are not using it.
Forum: California Coastal / Pacific Northwest December 27th, 2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By pris993
We visited the Queen Mary, when in Long Beach for...

We visited the Queen Mary, when in Long Beach for the day, about 2 years ago, did not cost us anything other than what we spent in the gift shop.

I must say though we were disappointed in the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 22nd, 2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,203
Posted By pris993
Princess, Holland America, Cunard are our...

Princess, Holland America, Cunard are our favorites.

Least favorite would be NCL, Celebrity
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 20th, 2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By pris993
Currently, don't know. You can check "on line...

Currently, don't know. You can check "on line agencies" to see what's available. I can tell you we did visit both on a Celebrity cruise a few years ago.

I often check out vacations to go dot...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 20th, 2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By pris993
I do believe after you board you will find they...

I do believe after you board you will find they offer 6/5 beer specials... you can buy and take back 6 beers to the cabin. Look for promotions in daily newsletter.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 16th, 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By pris993
I have sent a postcard from St Martin many years...

I have sent a postcard from St Martin many years ago...I have found postcards in areas we have traveled - like you I too enjoy sending postcards. Been doing it for many years... recently, though I...
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