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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you :o , my pleasure, if you book a cruise...

Thank you :o , my pleasure, if you book a cruise on her, have the most wonderful time :)
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By pepperrn
Hi lanarkshire lad, Here: ...

Hi lanarkshire lad,

Here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/pepperrn/sets/72157624058052366/

Are photos taken on a short cruise on QV (including a shot of the games deck)
And here:
...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By pepperrn
Two friends of mine, who have been reading this...

Two friends of mine, who have been reading this thread, very kindly emailed me these links:

http://www.cunard.com/documents/transatlantic/101thingstodo.pdf

"Take notice of #100"

And:
...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By pepperrn
More for me... :D

More for me... :D
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 03:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By pepperrn
Couldn't agree more! :)

Couldn't agree more! :)
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By pepperrn
Please do not worry about this drtravel47, ...

Please do not worry about this drtravel47,

Almost every evening on board QM2 after 6pm I have noticed people dressed casually (very occasionally in gym clothes) in the cabin corridors. How else...
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
Are you being serious, or having a laugh...

Are you being serious, or having a laugh :confused: Thanks for your help.
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
I did not say that any nationality should be told...

I did not say that any nationality should be told to "stay away". Anyone could travel (by sea, rail or air) to Southampton and board Cunard ships bound for Norway if they wish to enjoy the Cunard...
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
Hi cunardaddict, Yes, I know they do at...

Hi cunardaddict,

Yes, I know they do at present. My hope is that this will stop (I can dream... )
I've no doubt you did.
However the OP knows that the passengers who embarked at Hamburg on...
Forum: Cunard Line July 30th, 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
My favoured option would be for QM2 to only call...

My favoured option would be for QM2 to only call at Hamburg as the start/end of transatlantic crossings. QE & QV to never call at Hamburg.

Therefore cruises from Southampton to Norway and the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,699
Posted By pepperrn
Hi sarafinadh, My understanding is that on...

Hi sarafinadh,

My understanding is that on certain cruises, in VERY hot temperatures, the evening dress code is relaxed to allow "casual" (no jacket for men). This is very rare (as far as I know)...
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,699
Posted By pepperrn
THANK YOU sarafinadh :) . I vote for your...

THANK YOU sarafinadh :) .

I vote for your post above to be a "sticky". It answers many of the dress-code questions in one simple, easy to read/understand post :) .

(Of course, without the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
Sadly Ricki you are correct :( . And if you...

Sadly Ricki you are correct :( .

And if you tackle it, or mention it at the time, suddenly you are to blame...

Sincere best wishes :) ,
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Ricki, I am so sorry to read of your...

Hi Ricki,

I am so sorry to read of your experience on board QM2 in northern Europe recently.

Sadly, a lot of what you report above, I was also subjected to, or witnessed on my recent...
Forum: Cunard Line July 29th, 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,745
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Jimsgirl, Thank you for your post, full...

Hi Jimsgirl,

Thank you for your post, full of information.So the Norway cruise didn't sell well in North America or in the UK. Not good to have 600 unprofitable passengers rattling around for a...
Forum: Cunard Line July 28th, 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By pepperrn
Hi jimmybean, thank you for the compliment :o . ...

Hi jimmybean, thank you for the compliment :o .

I don't think I've seen a steamer blanket on QM2 (or QE & QV) (I had some distant half-memory of maybe seeing tartan ones on the Grills deck on QM2,...
Forum: Cunard Line July 27th, 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By pepperrn
Hi jimmybean, A huge WELL SAID from me :) ...

Hi jimmybean,

A huge WELL SAID from me :) Balanced and informative, a genuine pleasure to read, and re-read, thank you :)

Sincere best wishes,
Forum: Cunard Line July 27th, 2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you for this, I've often wondered about it...

Thank you for this, I've often wondered about it myself, and your answer makes perfect sense. Even shared out, the perception to each individual is that the combined tip/service charge looks...
Forum: Cunard Line July 27th, 2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Mr. Toad, What an excellent post :) ....

Hi Mr. Toad,

What an excellent post :) . Well explained.
And I can, of course ;) , see that the effort involved (opening and pouring) is the same :D . However as you so rightly explain, it is a...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By pepperrn
Hi luckymal, thanks for your helpful reply. ...

Hi luckymal, thanks for your helpful reply.

I see, so when I buy the cheaper bottle I get the same great service, but pay half the price? Sounds like a good deal to me. I'm surprised you're not...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By pepperrn
Hi luckymal, Just so I understand, what you...

Hi luckymal,

Just so I understand, what you are saying is that one bottle of wine served at your table costs $34.50, and the other one costs $69.00?

ie, one bottle is twice the cost of the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By pepperrn
Yes there is. I ignore it. (Interestingly,...

Yes there is. I ignore it.

(Interestingly, on a related matter, recently in the Commodore Club on QM2, a fellow passenger knocked over his just-delivered martini (he had taken one sip). It was...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By pepperrn
Thanks Steve, Looks like the Kings Court...

Thanks Steve,

Looks like the Kings Court Galley had a severe water leak at some stage/recently...

All best wishes to you :)
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By pepperrn
Hi RemPuck, Welcome to the Cunard board with...

Hi RemPuck,

Welcome to the Cunard board with an excellent post and set of questions. Sadly, not having travelled in the Grills, I cannot help you with several, but may still be able to assist a...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By pepperrn
Hi jimmybean, I know of Robert Powell... ...

Hi jimmybean,
I know of Robert Powell...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Powell.
And Shirley Jones...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Jones
Sadly, not heard either of them lecture on...
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