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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 26th, 2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By evandbob
From the Magic I got replies within 24 hours each...

From the Magic I got replies within 24 hours each time.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 24th, 2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By evandbob
Take the Carnival tour to Tabayana, go snorkeling...

Take the Carnival tour to Tabayana, go snorkeling there with a kayak guide, then walk the beach until you find a restaurant of your liking.

Dont go to the beach beside the port. It really is a...
Forum: Cozumel January 24th, 2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By evandbob
On my October and November cruises, the Magic...

On my October and November cruises, the Magic stopped at the Carnival built port south of San Miguel. It's easy to cab it into town, rate is 7 or 8 USD.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 24th, 2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By evandbob
Costa Maya has 2 sites nearby, I went to both but...

Costa Maya has 2 sites nearby, I went to both but forgot their names. Okay, nothing majestic.

There are no Mayan ruins on Roatan.

Altun Ha is fairly close to the Belize port, but those ruins...
Forum: Roatan January 24th, 2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By evandbob
About a 15 minute walk to the independent taxis...

About a 15 minute walk to the independent taxis and about a 15 minute drive.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By evandbob
If you are talking about the (usually) white...

If you are talking about the (usually) white rectangular boxy thing, almost like a semi truck trailer, that's the auxilary generator.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By evandbob
Now that you've seen the menu for the Valor,...

Now that you've seen the menu for the Valor, realize that the Steakhouse menu is pretty standard throughout the fleet for the ships that have this specialty restaurant.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,895
Posted By evandbob
Actually, there is now a tenuous connection to...

Actually, there is now a tenuous connection to zika disease in adults also. According to the report:

Symptoms of Zika include fever, rash, muscle and joint pain, red eyes, headaches and vomiting,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 21st, 2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,619
Posted By evandbob
Since the Glory is a smaller ship than the Dream,...

Since the Glory is a smaller ship than the Dream, I think the odds of docking there are much higher.

Wind and swells play havoc with the larger ships, they have a much greater surface area that...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 21st, 2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By evandbob
Not quite so.....sometimes the Fun Times list...

Not quite so.....sometimes the Fun Times list "Friends of Bill W. and Jimmy K., Jimmy was the guy who started NA. Sometimes Carnival staff do attend, not as monitors or in any staff capacity, but as...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 20th, 2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By evandbob
Dedicated # for Diamonds and Platinum Phone Callers?

On board there is a dedicated guest service line for diamonds and platinums (and FTTF) at the GS desk as well as a dedicated service # to call from your cabin.

But when diamond and platinums call...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 19th, 2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By evandbob
My first cruise in 2003 stopped in Roatan and we...

My first cruise in 2003 stopped in Roatan and we used the Coxens Hole Dock. That was much closer to West Bay Beach than Carnival's current dock at Mahogany Bay. I was able to watch the present...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 19th, 2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By evandbob
I'm sure if you repeated this to the ship's...

I'm sure if you repeated this to the ship's Captain, your comment will make him overlook the smashed dishes, carpet damage, furniture crashing and possible harm to staff and crew.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 19th, 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,514
Posted By evandbob
I always do the prepaid auto tips, just easier...

I always do the prepaid auto tips, just easier for me. I consider it part of the cruise fare and would wish that the cruise lines would just combine the fare and tips to begin with. If I have any...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 18th, 2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,471
Posted By evandbob
This is exactly what I do. One piece of tape...

This is exactly what I do. One piece of tape horizontal and one lengthwise, always with PRIORITY clearly visible.
Forum: East Coast Departures January 18th, 2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By evandbob
Try switching your flights to an earlier date w/o...

Try switching your flights to an earlier date w/o being charged change fees. Depends on your airline and your "status" with them. I just switched my Saturday AM flight to Miami from LGA to Friday...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 17th, 2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By evandbob
I'm an old guy with thinning hair and I totally...

I'm an old guy with thinning hair and I totally dislike the shampoo provided so I just bring a few travel size bottles of a shampoo brand I do like as well as a travel size bottle of conditioner. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 17th, 2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,349
Posted By evandbob
My AmEx no longer wants a call prior to...

My AmEx no longer wants a call prior to international travel, they told me it's a waste of time and totally unnecessary.

It actually shouldn't be too hard for them to figure out where I am after I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 17th, 2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By evandbob
Actually the Gold pin is now only given to Gold...

Actually the Gold pin is now only given to Gold cruisers. It is no longer given to plats & diamonds.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 16th, 2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,694
Posted By evandbob
If you call it a ship next time, they will just...

If you call it a ship next time, they will just ask you to leave, instead of kicking you off.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 16th, 2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By evandbob
Yep, one elegant night is the small lobster tail...

Yep, one elegant night is the small lobster tail with a few shrimp and the 2nd elegant night on a week's cruise is the prime rib.

They took the BBQ ribs off the elegant menu and put those on a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 16th, 2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By evandbob
We did an Alaskan cruise tour on Princess: Flew...

We did an Alaskan cruise tour on Princess: Flew into Fairbanks, down to and into Denali, river float, then train to Anchorage before boarding southbound 7 day cruise to Vancouver.

There really is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 16th, 2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By evandbob
What you can do instead is hang any wrinkled...

What you can do instead is hang any wrinkled garment on the shower door, then take a hot shower. Stretch the garment immediately afterwards and most wrinkles will disappear.

Or do what I do and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 16th, 2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,645
Posted By evandbob
Pre tipping is a great idea - one less expense...

Pre tipping is a great idea - one less expense when it's prepaid. Duty limit per person is $800.

The casino, photos and excursions can be huge expenses, so stay within your personal comfort zone...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 15th, 2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By evandbob
If you sailed the Conquest, there were 2 MDR's. ...

If you sailed the Conquest, there were 2 MDR's. The aft had both assigned seatings, while the midship MDR had YTD on the lower level and assigned dining on the upper. Maybe named Renoir and Monet?
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