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Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,049
Posted By pris993
I think you would enjoy Cunard a lot. We did...

I think you would enjoy Cunard a lot.

We did a TA on the Queen Victoria a year ago, we were not sure we would enjoy Cunard, love it. So much so we booked a Mediterranean cruise on the QV, 6...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,278
Posted By pris993
If you have 8 private excursions planned, you...

If you have 8 private excursions planned, you have already lost the battle. We have done many port intensive cruises in the Mediterranean. Can't imagine booking 8 excursions and expecting to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,786
Posted By pris993
We do the same, in over 30 years of cruising we...

We do the same, in over 30 years of cruising we have only had one bad experience, it was not with the shore staff but with a local taxi in Ft Lauderdale, who entered the port wrong, had to go around...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By pris993
We have not booked a flight thru a cruise line in...

We have not booked a flight thru a cruise line in years, if you want to have some control over what happens to you if there are problems, book your own air even if it costs you more.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 17th, 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,609
Posted By pris993
7 day on RCCL, Song of America, in l983, I think....

7 day on RCCL, Song of America, in l983, I think. Cost us $1500 each for a oceanview cabin, including air and one night hotel in Miami, flying from San FRancisco.

By comparison, our first...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By pris993
Great, will have to check this Apple TV out on...

Great, will have to check this Apple TV out on the Silhouette. We loved the extensive library of DVDs HAL on the Nieuw Amsterdam... we often got a movie in the late afternoon to view in our cabin.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By pris993
Glad you enjoyed the NA too. We also did a...

Glad you enjoyed the NA too. We also did a crossing on the Ruby and Queen Victoria a few years back, both of those cruises were also first rate. Love those crossings.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By pris993
We did two cruises on the Queen Victoria a year...

We did two cruises on the Queen Victoria a year ago, one a TA and the other a 12 night Mediterranean. We were not sure we would like Cunard. Actually found our TA outstanding, we have a balcony...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By pris993
We did a 14 day transatlantic on the Nieuw...

We did a 14 day transatlantic on the Nieuw Amsterdam in April, from Ft Lauderdale to Barcelona. Loved the ship, actually prefer it to the Silhouette that we are going on in October out of Rome for...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 15th, 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By pris993
This is something you may wish to talk to the...

This is something you may wish to talk to the Captain Clubs host about or the MDR manager. They are the ones who decide who get invited.

We have found in the past, just getting to know either...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 15th, 2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By pris993
Been a while since we cruised X, going again in...

Been a while since we cruised X, going again in October. So appreciate your question.

We usually stick to the buffet on X for a late lunch and skip the MDR. We leave the auto tip on and leave...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 14th, 2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,787
Posted By pris993
You may have more options from LAX. We always...

You may have more options from LAX. We always fly out of San Francisco to Florida.

Tell you what we do, we always take a non stop flight, that means we fly in to Miami no matter which port we are...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 13th, 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By pris993
We always dress formal whether in Blu or not,...

We always dress formal whether in Blu or not, casual attire is for those who no longer enjoy it.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 13th, 2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,004
Posted By pris993
With well over 50 cruise, we have the photos we...

With well over 50 cruise, we have the photos we want -- we dress formally because we enjoy doing so.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 12th, 2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,402
Posted By pris993
We simply like being on the water. Luckily...

We simply like being on the water.

Luckily we live near the water, San Francisco peninsula... so when we are not cruising we simply walk along the bay, it helps... til our next cruise. We have...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 11th, 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,762
Posted By pris993
Thanks for sharing your story, sorry for you,...

Thanks for sharing your story, sorry for you, hopefully this with help others to avoid the art auctions.

We enjoy looking at the art but that is it.

Never want anything for "free".... I would...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 9th, 2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By pris993
Hard to answer your question. All the outside...

Hard to answer your question. All the outside cabins, except suites are basically the same, just the amenities in the cabin and in the case of AQ class you have a special dining room BLU only for...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,608
Posted By pris993
If you would like the "best of both worlds", do...

If you would like the "best of both worlds", do as we do, leave the auto tip on and then tip extra in cash to those who you feel treated you very well.

We also tip extra at the time of service...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,628
Posted By pris993
On top of being over priced, the quality in...

On top of being over priced, the quality in general on everything is very poor.

We have noticed this on all the lines we current cruise on, including Princess, HAL, Cunard and NCL.

We rarely...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 7th, 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,047
Posted By pris993
Even if you don't share a private taxi to the...

Even if you don't share a private taxi to the airport, it is well worth it... we always book with Romecabs.com

It costs 130 euros plus we usually tip 10 euros, pay on the day of service, reserve...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 6th, 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,911
Posted By pris993
What a remember was the Captain Table dinners......

What a remember was the Captain Table dinners... always a special occasion... sometimes with the Captain, sometimes with the Staff Captain or the ship Doctor... always with other interesting guests.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 4th, 2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,427
Posted By pris993
We don't buy drink packages... as we don't drink...

We don't buy drink packages... as we don't drink that much. When we are at home we only drink when we eat. That is the only concern we have when cruising... a on our last X cruise, we had a late...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 4th, 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,785
Posted By pris993
I would like X to do more cruises out of San...

I would like X to do more cruises out of San Franicsco.

Would love to do a TA with a stop in Cassablanca Morocco.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 3rd, 2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,506
Posted By pris993
For those who think it is too big deal, please...

For those who think it is too big deal, please keeping thinking that way, so those of us who know what we want and are not afraid to ask, can continue to do so. After 50+ cruises on 9 different...
Forum: Holland America Line September 2nd, 2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,310
Posted By pris993
I think HAL and some other lines, like Princess...

I think HAL and some other lines, like Princess and Cunard are smart enough not to spoil a good thing, i.e., traditional dining.

When we cruise these lines we enjoy the traditional MDR...
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