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Forum: First Time Cruisers Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Jasalth
Thank you for your post and I am sure it can/will...

Thank you for your post and I am sure it can/will help many people!

I understand what you mean with your fears. I have issues with unknown places and lots of people. Going to Wal-Mart on the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Jasalth
I was just starting to look into hotels there...

I was just starting to look into hotels there also for our August cruise. We are 4 (2 adults, 2 teens) driving also which sounds like you are.

Personally after an experience in Tampa I will never...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By Jasalth
Thank you so much for posting this! Now the...

Thank you so much for posting this! Now the debate really begins between Victory and Sunshine in August. I like the ports for Victory better but my kids really want the Cantina and Guy's and 1 room...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jasalth
While I can't say for sure about Coral World...

While I can't say for sure about Coral World since we have never been there, what I do want to mention is that some places have specific contracts with the cruise lines and will not let cruise...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 03:08 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 22,292
Posted By Jasalth
I am one of those OCD people about packing. As a...

I am one of those OCD people about packing. As a matter of fact, I am not booking our next cruise for 2-3 weeks for August and I have already started my packing list!

2 cruises ago it was the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By Jasalth
I am slightly confused also with this and feel...

I am slightly confused also with this and feel like I must be missing something also...

So you lost $700, but then booked again and saved $800. My math says you are $100 ahead at this point.
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 01:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 612
Posted By Jasalth
I had to say no also. Not that I don't generally...

I had to say no also. Not that I don't generally like surprises, but I honestly feel anything my DH planned would be a total disaster!

I wouldn't even enjoy the idea of "Hey here is a cruise in 4...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 24th, 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Jasalth
We were in 7301 on the Legend before they changed...

We were in 7301 on the Legend before they changed the classes around so it was dirt cheap at the time ($1900 for 4 on it's 7 day cruise... how I miss those days!)

I would agree with one of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 24th, 2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Jasalth
Thank you for the warning that it can be spotty...

Thank you for the warning that it can be spotty in aft cabins! I was going to probably end up getting the Value plan as there will be school work that needs to be turned in while we are away and I...
Forum: Cozumel January 23rd, 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By Jasalth
While it wasn't January, it was December when we...

While it wasn't January, it was December when we sailed back into Tampa a few years ago.

All I know is I wish I would have kept out sweaters, coats, all kinds of stuff! It was about 50 degrees...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 22nd, 2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,903
Posted By Jasalth
Just to be sure this means you can get the...

Just to be sure this means you can get the enhanced internet by the day also instead of the whole cruise?

I really wish I could be cut off from the world, but alas being a full time student means...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 22nd, 2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Jasalth
Like others said, it will almost always get...

Like others said, it will almost always get taken. Sometimes they don't check or seem to care, but most of the time they find it.

Do NOT open it though! They will not keep an open bottle and it...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 22nd, 2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,252
Posted By Jasalth
Depending on how your child is or in general a...

Depending on how your child is or in general a small plug in nightlight. Heck my kids are 13&16 and I still bring one just because it's either that, or leave the bathroom door open a crack so people...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 22nd, 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Jasalth
We just renewed our kids passports the week after...

We just renewed our kids passports the week after Christmas.

Got my youngest son's back in 2 weeks. Got a letter about our oldest son's last week that when we willed it out at the post office the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 21st, 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jasalth
What I have heard works really well that hasn't...

What I have heard works really well that hasn't been mentioned is Green Apples. From what I understand, get a bunch on the first day and keep them in your room, they will be gone by the middle of the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 21st, 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By Jasalth
After reading your post and what you like, I am...

After reading your post and what you like, I am probably going to say a cruise might not be for you, especially if you want to be flying also.

Having just even priced flights out of BWI to...
Forum: Cruise News January 21st, 2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Jasalth
Scary numbers which makes this seem reasonable:...

Scary numbers which makes this seem reasonable: http://longtermcare.gov/costs-how-to-pay/costs-of-care/ (http://longtermcare.gov/costs-how-to-pay/costs-of-care/)

And these were numbers from 2010!...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 20th, 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By Jasalth
I will also say get the Belkin one! We bought it...

I will also say get the Belkin one! We bought it for a cruise, but use it constantly at home also. Plus added surge protection is always a good thing! Especially when you always have 3-4 things...
Forum: Cozumel January 20th, 2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Jasalth
We went to Nachi last time we were in Cozumel...

We went to Nachi last time we were in Cozumel with 2 teenage boys. Would we do it again? Probably, but it depends. When we went there were 4 ships in port, my 2 sons and then 2 other kids were the...
Forum: Family Cruises January 19th, 2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By Jasalth
I even tell my kids before we book! Their first...

I even tell my kids before we book! Their first cruise they helped plan they were 11 & 9. They knew about it about 14 months before hand.

2nd cruise they helped plan they were 12 & 14. Close to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 19th, 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jasalth
Like was said there are much much better deals...

Like was said there are much much better deals outside of the cruise line you can get for insurance.

Since you said in your post that you are near the port and driving there is no real need for...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 19th, 2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By Jasalth
I understand your love of Latte's and the "need"...

I understand your love of Latte's and the "need" to have them. I am not the same person w/o my preferred coffee beverages!

Depending on how many you want to drink a day, it can be a real added...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 19th, 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By Jasalth
I would honestly suggest ruling out NYC as a port...

I would honestly suggest ruling out NYC as a port to go out of if you want to drive yourself. Parking at the New York port is $40 a day. For a 7 day cruise, that is $320 in parking costs alone....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 19th, 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By Jasalth
Since it is an excursion threw the ship you are...

Since it is an excursion threw the ship you are fine. If the tour said 10 hours for a 10 hour stop you would be fine! Think of booking an excursion with the ship as another form of travel insurance....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 19th, 2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,837
Posted By Jasalth
Hi Lori! I understand how you feel because...

Hi Lori!

I understand how you feel because I felt the same way when I planned our first family only (not extended family) cruise! We had been on cruises before, but with just the 4 of us it was...
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