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Forum: East Coast Departures July 20th, 2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By Andee
The fall can be pricey in NYC. Your budget comes...

The fall can be pricey in NYC. Your budget comes to $300/night (plus ~15% for taxes).
One option is to stay near the subway in Long Island City, Queens, a short ride from Manhattan and often...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 15th, 2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Andee
Oh, I'm sad that No Name isn't as good as it used...

Oh, I'm sad that No Name isn't as good as it used to be. it was our go-to place when we visited my brother in Boston, but he's been dead for 23 years, so my opinion is very out of date.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty July 14th, 2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By Andee
We also wear all evening whatever we wore to...

We also wear all evening whatever we wore to dinner. I try not to buy clothes that are so uncomfortable that I can't wear them for an entire evening.
Forum: Oceania Cruises July 13th, 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,905
Posted By Andee
To me, there is a critical difference between...

To me, there is a critical difference between children on board (fine with me) and unsupervised children running wild (not fine with anyone) on board.

Just because there are no organized...
Forum: Oceania Cruises July 7th, 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By Andee
The size of the ships, lack of formal nights,...

The size of the ships, lack of formal nights, included specialty dining, excellent staff, port intensive itineraries, permission to bring local wines on board to drink in our cabin, local tourist...
Forum: Oceania Cruises June 27th, 2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,507
Posted By Andee
DH spent most of his 40+ year career in financial...

DH spent most of his 40+ year career in financial services data processing, much of it in electronic funds transfer, so he is my ATM expert.

He says that it is primary your own home bank that sets...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty June 10th, 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,526
Posted By Andee
When I got engaged in 1969, my grandmother...

When I got engaged in 1969, my grandmother advised me never to take off my ring when I washed my hands, as I might forget it in a public restroom. Her advice was that it would be easier to clean it...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty May 29th, 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,526
Posted By Andee
I always wear my wedding and engagement rings--at...

I always wear my wedding and engagement rings--at home, on the ship, ashore--not to impress anyone (they're not all that impressive) but because of what they symbolize to me.

When we got engaged...
Forum: Oceania Cruises May 24th, 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By Andee
I do not believe that we made an advance...

I do not believe that we made an advance reservation.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty May 19th, 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,129
Posted By Andee
I'm 64 and take 2 bathing suits on a cruise so...

I'm 64 and take 2 bathing suits on a cruise so one is always dry.
Forum: Oceania Cruises May 19th, 2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By Andee
Our overnight flight from the US landed in the...

Our overnight flight from the US landed in the morning. We took the quick and comfortable train to DT, stored our luggage, spent a wonderful day exploring Gamla Stan, then took a cab to the ship.
Forum: East Coast Departures May 18th, 2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,720
Posted By Andee
The shuttle is generally not recommended from the...

The shuttle is generally not recommended from the airport to hotels in NYC--it can take HOURS as you wait for it to fill up and then make multiple stops on the way to your hotel.

If you don't have...
Forum: East Coast Departures May 18th, 2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By Andee
If there are only 2 of you, bidding on Priceline...

If there are only 2 of you, bidding on Priceline can be a good way of getting a reasonable price.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty May 18th, 2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,571
Posted By Andee
I started wearing contact lenses in 1963--yes, I...

I started wearing contact lenses in 1963--yes, I am that old!

For ~20 years, I have worn mono-vision contacts. I have a reading lens in my right eye and a distance lens in my left eye. For me,...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty May 12th, 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,758
Posted By Andee
Jewelry, meds, make up (lipstick, sample size...

Jewelry, meds, make up (lipstick, sample size foundation, mascara), tissues, cell phone, pen & pencil, sunglasses, prescription glasses, small bottle of contact lens solution & lens case, clean shirt...
Forum: East Coast Departures May 11th, 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Andee
Dial 7 (800-777-8888 or 212-777-7777...

Dial 7 (800-777-8888 or 212-777-7777 www.dial7.com) has 6 passenger SUVs, 8 & 10 passenger limousines, and 13 passenger vans (which are cheaper than the limos). I don't know if this discount code...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty May 6th, 2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,776
Posted By Andee
I always carry a small purse for my lipstick...

I always carry a small purse for my lipstick (hate it when my lips get dry), tissues (allergies seem to give me a perpetual runny nose), and the daily newsletter (so I know what I want to do next),...
Forum: East Coast Departures April 30th, 2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Andee
We've had very good luck using Priceline in NYC;...

We've had very good luck using Priceline in NYC; we like that the zones are so small.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty April 30th, 2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By Andee
I like the look of a bright shoe with a neutral...

I like the look of a bright shoe with a neutral dress.

I bought a dress that I thought was black and white when I tried it on. As I was paying, the clerk and I noticed that the tag said navy. ...
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 29th, 2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,746
Posted By Andee
In an ideal world of customer service, O would...

In an ideal world of customer service, O would honor the price drop, even though it was an error.
Part of me thinks that not so many people called about it, but another part says that it might have...
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 28th, 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,746
Posted By Andee
I have a more detailed answer: the lower price...

I have a more detailed answer: the lower price was only supposed to be available to one of O's (unnamed) travel partners; the IT glitch was making it available for everyone to see.
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 28th, 2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,746
Posted By Andee
The very pleasant cruise rep left me a message...

The very pleasant cruise rep left me a message today saying O wouldn't honor the price drop because it was an error.
I'm disappointed, but not surprised.
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 28th, 2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,746
Posted By Andee
I like that saying. The price yesterday...

I like that saying.
The price yesterday included the "perks" we got when we booked in December.
It will be interesting to see what happens.
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 28th, 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,746
Posted By Andee
Price drop--or not?

Yesterday, the prices for our November cruise on O's website had dropped from when we booked in December. I called O, and the rep told me that she couldn't find the drop on their internal system,...
Forum: East Coast Departures April 13th, 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By Andee
The fixed taxi fafre between JFK and Manhattan is...

The fixed taxi fafre between JFK and Manhattan is $52.50 plus tip and tolls, to a total of $65-$70.

Since you'll probably take a taxi from the hotel to the port, I wouldn't worry about finding the...
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