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Forum: River Cruising Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By gentlemancruiser
The new suite cabins with the beds facing the...

The new suite cabins with the beds facing the window is excellent.
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Many years ago when I saw in my mid thrities on a...

Many years ago when I saw in my mid thrities on a HAL cruise I saw mistaken as the young male entertainer from one of evening shows. The show featured a man who played the spoons with his daughter...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Jimsgirl - There are usually two sides to every...

Jimsgirl - There are usually two sides to every story.

By poor behaviour, I'm assuming you were not talking about calling someone working for Cunard a Moron??
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By gentlemancruiser
OK I can't resist. 'bad marketing"??? Was the...

OK I can't resist. 'bad marketing"??? Was the ship empty, if that were the case then I guess you could say yes it was very bad marketing. However from your description of the situation, it...
Forum: Cunard Line August 26th, 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,360
Posted By gentlemancruiser
You are correct, if an air travaveller is found...

You are correct, if an air travaveller is found to be inadmissable upon arrival because of imporper documentation(missing Visa, no ESTA) it is up to the carrier which brought them there to return...
Forum: River Cruising August 26th, 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Here are a couple pics of the cabin and bathroom

Here are a couple pics of the cabin and bathroom
Forum: River Cruising August 25th, 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gentlemancruiser
We started our trip in Budapest(Monday) at the...

We started our trip in Budapest(Monday) at the Intercontinental(best location by far, try and get a room facing the Danube) for 2 nights then we started our cruise portion (Wednesday), on Friday we...
Forum: River Cruising August 24th, 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,245
Posted By gentlemancruiser
We just had the cruise director, no concierge...

We just had the cruise director, no concierge only front desk staff on board.
Forum: River Cruising August 24th, 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Yes. That is partly why I felt I needed to post...

Yes. That is partly why I felt I needed to post something here. It is easy to complain when things go wrong, but seldom is it done when things are done right.
Forum: River Cruising August 24th, 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,245
Posted By gentlemancruiser
For comparison - On Avalon it was suggested as...

For comparison - On Avalon it was suggested as follows

Crew €12. Per passenger per day
Cruise Director €3. Per passenger per day

Credit cards were accepted...
Forum: River Cruising August 24th, 2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Impression of the Avalon Impression

I wanted to give a quick review of the Avalon Impression, I'll post something more detailed in the reviews section. This was our first European River cruise, we've done one other river cruise on...
Forum: River Cruising August 20th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By gentlemancruiser
a very good review.

a very good review.
Forum: River Cruising August 19th, 2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
You made me laugh so hard I spilled my wine!:-0

You made me laugh so hard I spilled my wine!:-0
Forum: River Cruising August 19th, 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,862
Posted By gentlemancruiser
For river cruises, yes the CD's work freelance. ...

For river cruises, yes the CD's work freelance. They are hired on contract by the cruise lines and move from ship to ship. However these are still professionals and the fact cruise lines do not...
Forum: River Cruising August 19th, 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,862
Posted By gentlemancruiser
For river cruises, yes the CD's work freelance. ...

For river cruises, yes the CD's work freelance. They are hired on contract by the cruise lines. However these are still professionals and why the cruise lines do not compensate them appropriately...
Forum: Cunard Line August 19th, 2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,227
Posted By gentlemancruiser
9pm is the last time for orders for the grills,...

9pm is the last time for orders for the grills, however you'll find most guests usually dine between 7ish and 8ish. Very few guests arrive after 8:30.
Forum: River Cruising August 19th, 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
I'm not sure the OP is really cyber bullying,...

I'm not sure the OP is really cyber bullying, perhaps just venting and I'm sure he/she is very frustrated. I can somewhat relate to the OP's experience. We were impacted by a broken lock our a...
Forum: Cunard Line August 19th, 2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By gentlemancruiser
[QUOTE=Cruisin'Chris;43740844] they're not being...

[QUOTE=Cruisin'Chris;43740844] they're not being drydocked as often either, though because they're white,QUOTE]

That sounds somewhat racists.
Forum: River Cruising August 18th, 2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Vouchers for reductions in future cruises are not...

Vouchers for reductions in future cruises are not really compensation, because they require you to buy the companies product again and that is also assuming you would use that company(cruise lines)...
Forum: River Cruising August 17th, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By gentlemancruiser
We just did our first river cruise on the...

We just did our first river cruise on the Impression and we have come away with the same feelings because had a few problems and lost out on most of the river cruise portion. We really enjoyed the...
Forum: River Cruising August 16th, 2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,862
Posted By gentlemancruiser
I've learned from many cruises that everything...

I've learned from many cruises that everything you are told on board is not ALWAYS as it is in reality. The 'reality' especially if you are being told by the CD, is usually somewhat nearly close to...
Forum: River Cruising August 15th, 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Viking offered 100% refund if you cancel or 30%...

Viking offered 100% refund if you cancel or 30% off a future cruise in 2015!!!
Forum: River Cruising August 15th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Cruisers were notifed yesterday for their sailing...

Cruisers were notifed yesterday for their sailing on Sunday.
Forum: River Cruising August 15th, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,096
Posted By gentlemancruiser
Viking is putting the Prestige into dry dock...

Viking is putting the Prestige into dry dock during it's upcoming Danube Waltz cruise.

Guests will be bussed from Linz to Passau for 2 nights.
Forum: River Cruising August 14th, 2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By gentlemancruiser
By the title of this thread, I'm going to assume...

By the title of this thread, I'm going to assume that you are asking these questions as a way of trying to avoid having your river cruise interrupted or cancelled.

If you are trying to avoid...
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