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Forum: First Time Cruisers Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Essiesmom
Be very careful with suites...Often the beds for...

Be very careful with suites...Often the beds for the 3/4 people are a pullout couch that they will share. So, make sure what the configurations are in a suite. And the suite may have more square...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Today, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Essiesmom
There is plenty of room for lounge chairs, but...

There is plenty of room for lounge chairs, but they will not be supplied. Even if you ask nicely. EM
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Essiesmom
If you can lower yourself below the VA category,...

If you can lower yourself below the VA category, there are verandah cabins with shower only, usually all the way forward or aft. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 17th, 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By Essiesmom
You might consider Bermuda. There is plenty to...

You might consider Bermuda. There is plenty to do without going to the beach, but since you are there more than one day, the girls could go to the beach, too. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 17th, 2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By Essiesmom
There has never been a one bag limit. The only...

There has never been a one bag limit. The only 'limit' is that whatever you carry on must be able to fit through the same security scanner as at the airport. So, if your rolling bags are larger...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 17th, 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Essiesmom
Thomson Dream, Disney Dream, or Carnival Dream? ...

Thomson Dream, Disney Dream, or Carnival Dream? There are boards for each of the lines here, best to ask there. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By Essiesmom
I work off a TMobile hotspot, and I know that the...

I work off a TMobile hotspot, and I know that the middle of the day it will be nearly impossibly slow. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By Essiesmom
I stayed at the Embassy Suites by the airport and...

I stayed at the Embassy Suites by the airport and used their shuttle to the port. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 16th, 2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Essiesmom
Carnival Dream class ships have Deluxe OV and...

Carnival Dream class ships have Deluxe OV and Family OV cabins with split bath: One with toilet and shower, the other with sink and tub. The OV sleeps up to 4 and the Family cabin sleeps five. EM
Forum: Family Cruises April 15th, 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Essiesmom
Why would children of those ages need goodie...

Why would children of those ages need goodie bags? Yes, for toddlers and preschoolers who need distraction at dinner...But there will be plenty to involve them already on the ship itself. And...
Forum: Cabin Selection Tips April 14th, 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Essiesmom
What are your concerns? I have stayed further...

What are your concerns? I have stayed further aft in 8177 and had no problems. Personally, I would choose a cabin that does not connect with it's neighbor, but those go fast. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 14th, 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Essiesmom
Bermuda sounds like an excellent choice, and I...

Bermuda sounds like an excellent choice, and I believe it is still possible to take a closed loop cruise to Bermuda without a passport. However, with the necessity for a HC cabin, your choice may be...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 13th, 2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Essiesmom
At this point, you will need to book any...

At this point, you will need to book any handicapped stateroom available, if any. Most people who need a HC stateroom book a year out, as they are few. Since the May /June cruises are past final...
Forum: Holland America Line April 13th, 2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,261
Posted By Essiesmom
But I have read here that an unsold Penthouse...

But I have read here that an unsold Penthouse Suite has been given away as a bingo prize. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 12th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Essiesmom
The excursion on the Sugar Train is the same way,...

The excursion on the Sugar Train is the same way, only sold through the cruise line. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 12th, 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Essiesmom
Do not be concerned...If you find you are...

Do not be concerned...If you find you are uncomfortable, you can purchase a shawl in the shops for about $10, available in all colors of the rainbow. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 12th, 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Essiesmom
Clearly stated on their website. 12 per person,...

Clearly stated on their website. 12 per person, 20 oz or less per container. Whether or not they enforce it, you can ask on the Carnival board here at CC. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 10th, 2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Essiesmom
Go to the website of every cruise line that...

Go to the website of every cruise line that interests you and sign up for their email/snail mail notifications of specials. Don't let anyone persuade you that you just have to have a balcony, the...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 10th, 2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By Essiesmom
This is from Summit, but it shows what type...

This is from Summit, but it shows what type outlets you will have:

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g277/holtcjane/Celebrity%20Summit/BG-25.jpg...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises April 9th, 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Essiesmom
The only place to look for tour shares is on the...

The only place to look for tour shares is on the ROLL CALL for your sailing. To find yours, go to the top left, just above your post. Next to the 'red' star, click on Find your CELEBRITY Roll Call,...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 9th, 2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Essiesmom
1. HAL has been attempting to have your rooms...

1. HAL has been attempting to have your rooms ready by boarding time. Ask on the HAL board here at CC (under Cruise Lines A-O) for the latest info.

2. Yes, MDR will serve dinner at the usual...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises April 7th, 2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Essiesmom
Hapag-Lloyd Europa has it all the time. EM

Hapag-Lloyd Europa has it all the time. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 6th, 2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Essiesmom
This is a good site to find out what you can...

This is a good site to find out what you can bring back, and what it may cost you. EM

http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/know-before-you-go
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel April 6th, 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Essiesmom
Just a reminder: If you have a senior pass for...

Just a reminder: If you have a senior pass for US national parks and monuments, admission will be free with the pass holder and three others. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 5th, 2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,027
Posted By Essiesmom
Most kids programs will allow your challenged...

Most kids programs will allow your challenged child to age down at least one group. She would be allowed to join her sister in her group. Discuss this with the counselors when you register them on...
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