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Forum: Celebrity Cruises Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Trainer
no steamers

On a December 2014 Eclipse cruise, lots of steamers were taken in the naughty room. I got caught having a very small knife in my bag. So I saw people giving up steamers, despite arguments with the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 22nd, 2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,496
Posted By Trainer
The answer

This is why I use a travel agent: the same one every time. He takes care of my requests, including changes, additions, and every problem. Not everything I want CAN be fixed, but if it can he fixes...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 19th, 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Trainer
Port Everglades parking

There are several parking lots that serve the cruise port and that are less expensive than the
parking at the ship port. Personally, I always use Park N Fly (PNF.COM) as I have had many good...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 18th, 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By Trainer
same price for minors

To the OP: your 15 year old will pay the 3rd person in the room rate, but not because of his age. Even little kids do not get a price break just because of their age. If you were traveling with...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 18th, 2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,617
Posted By Trainer
vouchers to card

On our recent Eclipse cruise in Dec. I was told that Celebrity is going to change the vouchers. Eventually they will put the offers that are now coupons onto your cruise card.
This, of course, is...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 17th, 2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,024
Posted By Trainer
This is a REQUEST by Celebrity, not a...

This is a REQUEST by Celebrity, not a requirement. Yes, they are trying balance the loading for their convenience. I was on the Eclipse Dec. 7 and got many of these texts and voice mails before...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 14th, 2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By Trainer
Smile Parking

I have used Park N Fly in Ft. Lauderdale many times. Go to PNF.com for rates and details. Use the Port Everglades option, not Ft. Lauderdale which will be for the airport. Good service, private...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 14th, 2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 61,586
Posted By Trainer
line jumper

On a recent Caribbean cruise, the passengers were lining up to get on the buses for an excursion. A tall man and his wife tried to go to the front of the line. I said (loudly) "excuse me, there is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 12th, 2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Trainer
but here is an answer

Yes, the offers are put on your cruise card. You just have to give the card to whomever is helping you and they will apply your offer. It works very well and is much easier than having to carry...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 12th, 2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By Trainer
Nice idea but remember not everyone drinks...

Nice idea but remember not everyone drinks coffee. For example, I don't ever go to Starbucks because I don't drink coffee nor do I care for the other stuff they sell. Just because there is a...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 11th, 2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Trainer
Sets on Eclipse

We were on the Eclipse Dec. 7 to 21. We had several people who played regularly in the afternoon, especially on sea days. Yes, you need to be certain the set is complete. There were several cases...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 9th, 2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Trainer
Yes - June

I'm on the Connie June 21, Venice to Rome. over night in Venice at start. We've got a
Roll Call going. Come over to see us.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 9th, 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Trainer
various tables

The card room on S class ships is popular on sea days and afternoons when people return from excursions. ON the Eclipse recently I played mah jongg on several days and saw people playing games other...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 9th, 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Trainer
No Aft problems

We were on Eclipse last month in an aft balcony on Deck 7. No problems or issues with soot on the deck. The Cabin Steward had said to be careful but we never saw soot. Yes, the balcony is partly...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 8th, 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By Trainer
Learned the hard way!

I recently found out that the reduced on-board deposit on Royal are NOT refundable if you cancel. You can rebook on a different cruise without penalty. I don't believe I was told that by the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 5th, 2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By Trainer
Smile Just finished this one

I just finished the 14 day Eclipse to Exotic Southern Carib. The trip was wonderful, the ship excellent. I could do this same one next year. Very nice crew and captain. The Cruise critic events...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 2nd, 2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Trainer
Trams in San Juan

Just know that the trams are often crowded and don't run with schedule. They are useful but when lots of tourists -- and ships -- are in town it may be less than helpful. BTW, there are some good...
Forum: Florida Departures January 1st, 2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Trainer
easiest way

Yes, taking the cruise line bus is probably the easiest way. Only problem may be waiting for the bus to fill. However, on a good day -- like Sunday morning -- it's only about half an hour trip. ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 31st, 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Trainer
Port parking

Although I understand there are off-site parking lots, I use the one at the port. It is super easy as it is right across the street from the ship. All self-park. You can drop your luggage off and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 31st, 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Trainer
Yes, you can.

Several rental companies provide rental cars for the port. Usually you need to make a reservation in advance. They will pick you up at the ship and take you to their rental office.
I do this...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 30th, 2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By Trainer
Little things

Much as I like, and prefer Celebrity, I think Royal offers some things I like. For example, all the benefits are entered on your cruise card: like the evening drinks, like the FREE photo, the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 29th, 2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Trainer
new spa prices

I found that the new prices on the Canyon Ranch spa are quite high. I don't use it much but my pedicure was higher than when Steiner provided the services. Still in a nice area
with good views,...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 29th, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By Trainer
Good MDR choices

I was just on the 14-day Eclipse Southern Carib cruise. No worries about Classic food on
left side of menu. No "mushy peas" thank heavens, and no stew. Just regular chicken, steak, salmon,...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 28th, 2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,689
Posted By Trainer
agent groups

If you booked your cruise through a travel agent, you may be part of their group, even though you have your own confirmation number. It delays your ability to check in for the connections party. ...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 28th, 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Trainer
Smile Wonderful experience

A few years ago on a Princess cruise, we did this ballet experience. It was a ship excursion and it was at night so no need to skip Catherine's Palace, which was incredible. I don't remember which...
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