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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Salacia
During several QM2 cruises to the Caribbean, I've...

During several QM2 cruises to the Caribbean, I've seen the roof open on various occasions when the weather cooperated :)
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Salacia
As I understand it, the Saver Fare program - with...

As I understand it, the Saver Fare program - with special terms and conditions, is offered for bookings made the UK, not the US. In the US, there are often several different rates offered by Cunard...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Salacia
For UK passengers - the terms and conditions for...

For UK passengers - the terms and conditions for Future Cruise Down Payments (FCD) can be found here: https://ask.cunard.com/help/mini/cunard/before-you-sail/FCD

As has been said several times...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Salacia
MCC, Thanks very much for that info! You da man!...

MCC, Thanks very much for that info! You da man! :D
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Thanks Pepper, I didn't know that...now that I...

Thanks Pepper, I didn't know that...now that I think about it, the only passenger decks I've never been are Decks 9 and 10. Once I win the lottery, that will change! :D Cheers, -S.
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
hehehheheheheheh - they do like to have go at us...

hehehheheheheheh - they do like to have go at us Yanks :D

OMG - that gives me a great idea: board the glass elevator wearing a snorkel and mask !:D
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Blue Riband, I'm not too sure about restoring the...

Blue Riband, I'm not too sure about restoring the glass floor. Apparently the reinforced ceiling below what was the glass floor has been for months under repair...imagine if that ceiling had not been...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Hi Babs. I remember my first QM2 voyage: Hubby...

Hi Babs. I remember my first QM2 voyage: Hubby and I were in awe walking the Promenade Deck when we saw the exterior glass elevator. A passenger walking by told us that we needed a special key to...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Hi Bostonjetset. Since you won't be sailing until...

Hi Bostonjetset. Since you won't be sailing until a year from now, I fully expect that the Grand Lobby will be restored by then, and hopefully much sooner. And, no, as far as I know, it is not a...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Salacia
Hi BlueRiband. I didn't read anyone suggesting...

Hi BlueRiband. I didn't read anyone suggesting that the QM2 dry dock was was to be postponed, only that the schedule might change - or have I missed something? Considering the problems with plumbing,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Yes, I remember that Ray. I think there was...

Yes, I remember that Ray. I think there was mention of the re-appearance of the sink holes as far back as New England/Canada cruise, September 2013. But I forget if the problem a few years ago...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Salacia
JollyJackTar, thanks for your report, I really...

JollyJackTar, thanks for your report, I really enjoyed reading it. You captured well one of the things I like most about QM2 - the serendipity of meeting friendly, sociable fellow passengers.

BTW,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,049
Posted By Salacia
Congrats. Suggestion: check with your travel...

Congrats. Suggestion: check with your travel agent as there are inclusive offers for hotel stays and other bonus offers.
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Brigitte, if I remember correctly, there were...

Brigitte, if I remember correctly, there were comments made few years ago before the last refit. You know the large table in the Grand Lobby with the beautiful flower display? There was a major hole...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
What where they thinking in the first place? ...

What where they thinking in the first place?

But I'm more curious about the sink holes. Clearly, the problem isn't with the carpeting or the padding, it's with the flooring itself. :confused:
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
...or men wearing kilts?

...or men wearing kilts?
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By Salacia
From my experience of ordering from the main...

From my experience of ordering from the main menu, a simple solution is to ask for the sauce on the side (if at all). Maybe a wedge of lemon for my fish dish if available, please - and that's never...
Forum: Cunard Line September 17th, 2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,562
Posted By Salacia
Wow! Thanks for the photos. That glass floor...I...

Wow! Thanks for the photos. That glass floor...I got dizzy just looking at it! What was it like when the ship was in high seas:eek::confused:
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Salacia
Hi whiteladder. Just a suggestion: you might want...

Hi whiteladder. Just a suggestion: you might want to register your e-mail address with Cunard so you receive notice of special offers. http://www.cunard.com/cruise-deals/register/

If you are...
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,703
Posted By Salacia
Im_Reading, you are not alone in your position...

Im_Reading, you are not alone in your position that the working conditions of the crew is between the cruise line and the crew members, and is of no concern to passengers.

But there are others...
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,703
Posted By Salacia
Yup me too. I usually order the simplest meal on...

Yup me too. I usually order the simplest meal on the menu, and I've often been surprised that it was quite pleasant. I don't expect a gourmet meal in the MDR, but then again, I've never starved on...
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,703
Posted By Salacia
Thank you for your response. Where I live, having...

Thank you for your response. Where I live, having a larger nose is no clue as to ethnicity or religion. Not that it matters here anyway, we just all try our best to get along in peace - and more...
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,703
Posted By Salacia
Please forgive me, but I don't understand....

Please forgive me, but I don't understand. Brutally killed for having a larger nose? I don't understand...where and when did this horror happen?

Edited to add: my husband has a rather large nose,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 16th, 2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,130
Posted By Salacia
Hi Brigitte. I think that question was well...

Hi Brigitte. I think that question was well phrased - much more direct and to the point than my circle around the issue.:o

I imagine a ships kitchen where thousands of passengers request special...
Forum: Cunard Line September 15th, 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,703
Posted By Salacia
Docking at the Red Hook Terminal in Brooklyn is...

Docking at the Red Hook Terminal in Brooklyn is hardly the "middle of nowhere". Sailing into the New York harbor, seeing the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline is a thrill in itself for many...
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