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Forum: East Coast Departures Today, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By pris993
Thanks... will look for some maple items. ...

Thanks... will look for some maple items.

Wonder if any one has any thoughts about Boston, Newport, Halifax... etc.

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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By pris993
Thanks for all the great suggestions......

Thanks for all the great suggestions... appreciate them.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 2nd, 2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By pris993
souvenirs ideas on cruise NY to Quebec

Going on a cruise out of New York to Quebec - with stops in Bar Harbor Maine, St John Nb, halifax, Quebec City, Sydney Ns. Boston and Newport RI.

Would love some suggestions for souvenirs,...
Forum: Holland America Line August 2nd, 2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,650
Posted By pris993
Pre made or custom... regardless, we always ask...

Pre made or custom... regardless, we always ask staff to give us or select items we want ourselves and make our own sandwiches on all lines. We are not in a rush... get fresh bread, salad items and...
Forum: Holland America Line August 2nd, 2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 600
Posted By pris993
I agree, I am going on a cruise out of New York...

I agree, I am going on a cruise out of New York City up the east coast to Montreal Canada in another month, for the first time ... I have goggled for the name and addresses of liquor stores in ports...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 2nd, 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By pris993
Would love some souvenirs ideas NY to Quebec City RT

Cruising up the north east coast to Quebec City and back... wondering about souvenirs... any ideas... first time we will cruise this area.

Some times I like to find a specialty candy or...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 2nd, 2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By pris993
Ref your primary question, is what available now...

Ref your primary question, is what available now pretty much what will be offered later, I would say yes. Most cruise lines have cruises posted about a year in advance.

When to buy, really...
Forum: Holland America Line August 1st, 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 600
Posted By pris993
We rarely buy wine on HAL, usually find over...

We rarely buy wine on HAL, usually find over priced for the value. If we are able to purchase some in port do so.

In San Diego, this is a supermarket, a short taxi ride from the port... we have...
Forum: Holland America Line August 1st, 2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By pris993
Are the itineraries all the same? I have...

Are the itineraries all the same?

I have been on all 3, if itinerary is not an issue, I would go with the Nieuw Amsterdam. It is the newest.

On Thanksgiving the have the traditional...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 1st, 2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,168
Posted By pris993
That is a good rule of thumb.

That is a good rule of thumb.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 31st, 2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 844
Posted By pris993
We have been traveling for many years, 30+....

We have been traveling for many years, 30+. luggage limits have gotten a lot tighter... if I can find something on Amazon. or elsewhere near home, before I leave home I do. No one knows the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 27th, 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,332
Posted By pris993
We started cruising with RCCL back in l983......

We started cruising with RCCL back in l983... from there we branched out to Sitmar which was purchased by Princess, then we tried NCL, Holland America, Crystal, Royal Cruise line which is not longer...
Forum: Holland America Line July 26th, 2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,958
Posted By pris993
We always being on food items from ports,...

We always being on food items from ports, pastries/bakery items, street foods to enjoy for lunch on our balcony, nuts, wine, dried dates come to mind. This has not been a problem on any lines except...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By pris993
I second that the Nieuw Amsterdam is a wonderful...

I second that the Nieuw Amsterdam is a wonderful ship, we did a TA - 14 days on it last year, we had a mini suite... very nice cabin. Hope you have a great time.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 25th, 2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 854
Posted By pris993
In 50+ cruises we have taken maybe 5 ship tours,...

In 50+ cruises we have taken maybe 5 ship tours, generally go it alone. We prefer that for many reasons: costs; we don't like tours of more than 4 hours; we assume we will return again so don't...
Forum: Holland America Line July 24th, 2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,881
Posted By pris993
We always get tables for 2. Have had staff focus...

We always get tables for 2. Have had staff focus on larger tables at our expense in the past.. best way to deal with it is make it clear to the head waiter, you expect to be served first... that is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 23rd, 2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 638
Posted By pris993
I agree with these comments. We don't really...

I agree with these comments.

We don't really try to insure our trip, we basically want medical and medical evacuation coverage, since we are seniors.

In the past we have purchased coverage...
Forum: Holland America Line July 23rd, 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,646
Posted By pris993
Love the above list, would add breakfast from...

Love the above list, would add breakfast from Room Service, bathtubs, movies and Fox News on the TV, MDR food and service.
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By pris993
I can tell you even if you arrive around 7 am,...

I can tell you even if you arrive around 7 am, collecting luggage and getting through the airport will take about an hour, drive to Southhampton I would guess another 1.5 - 2 hours even in a private...
Forum: Cunard Line July 21st, 2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,332
Posted By pris993
I don't mind leaving the cabin early, we usually...

I don't mind leaving the cabin early, we usually take our carryon's and head up to breakfast early at the buffet... then head to where we wish to be to waut ti leave the ship... we give our Room...
Forum: Cunard Line July 20th, 2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By pris993
I don't think there is anything funny here......

I don't think there is anything funny here... what I see is non professional behavior... staff should not be coaching in hear shot of passengers.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 18th, 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,294
Posted By pris993
yes, never use them or electronic banking. I...

yes, never use them or electronic banking. I like to bank the old fashion way, both at home and when traveling.
Forum: Cunard Line July 18th, 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By pris993
On some lines they give you a credit to a credit...

On some lines they give you a credit to a credit card or an obc credit... it has happened to us a few times, always due to port charge changes.
Forum: Cunard Line July 17th, 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,485
Posted By pris993
We are new to Cunard, only two cruises on the QV,...

We are new to Cunard, only two cruises on the QV, going on the OM2 this September for the first time.

For our first cruise I asked a lot of questions on this board because my DH is a fussy...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 15th, 2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,784
Posted By pris993
I can tell you most can only point and shoot......

I can tell you most can only point and shoot... if you want them to do anything different then the camera is set up for they can't do it. We take our own and skip the photographers, do like to get...
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