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Thanks Pepper and Nick&Simon. I knew there is a...
Thanks Pepper and Nick&Simon. I knew there is a "Diamond' level in World Club and that status is reflected in the passenger cruise card. If I am understanding there is also a diamond shape that...
I haven't seen anyone embarking QM2 with wine...
I haven't seen anyone embarking QM2 with wine boxes in Red Hook - but then again, I wasn't checking other passenger's carry on :-)
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Yes, The Remarkable Mrs.Jimsgirl is enjoying life...
Yes, The Remarkable Mrs.Jimsgirl is enjoying life in Florida. I can't imagine what strength she must have to have preserved through the years of wars and tribulations...all I can say is she must know...
Wow! How generous of you, but then,.who could...
Wow! How generous of you, but then,.who could resist an invitation to your table? A great photo op to show not only your magnanimity but also your beautiful cornflower blue (velvet?)
dinner jacket.
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Welcome back, Pepper!
Welcome back, Pepper!
$450 OBC - just covers the Hotel & Dining...
$450 OBC - just covers the Hotel & Dining charge, Old Chap.
Yes, that has also been my experience. ...
Yes, that has also been my experience.

Salacia
I've never seen a Diamond icon...anyone have an...
I've never seen a Diamond icon...anyone have an image to share?
Colin, if you were to be away at sea for months,...
Colin, if you were to be away at sea for months, would you like to have that advertised? Would folks at home appreciate that being published on social media?

Crikey, use your imagination as to...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Wonderful photos! I was on that cruise, and it is...
Wonderful photos! I was on that cruise, and it is so nice to see things I missed - Thanks, Pepper!
If so, then perhaps we should respect this...
If so, then perhaps we should respect this security measure? Just a thought. -Salacia
Yes, I agree: 2pm on the first sea day by the...
Yes, I agree: 2pm on the first sea day by the piano in the Commodore Club - some traditions never go out of style, for the simple fact that they work well for most :)

Cheers,
Salacia
Just to state the obvious... The age of the...
Just to state the obvious...
The age of the passengers varies, depending on the itinerary and time of year. For example, not many kids on the Fall cruises to Canada, and not too many much older...
Wow! Thanks for the heads-up on that voyage! I...
Wow! Thanks for the heads-up on that voyage! I found some details on the itinerary (a bit early, but I hope it's accurate info).

Day 1 Tue May 21 Vancouver
Depart 5:00 pm
Day 2 Wed May...
cruisecritic has details on QM2 World Voyage 2019...
cruisecritic has details on QM2 World Voyage 2019 here: http://www.cruisecritic.com/cruiseto/cruiseitineraries.cfm?port=137&startDate=2019-01 On that website, if you click on the port, the day of the...
Here is the "Upgrades on us" promotion as...
Here is the "Upgrades on us" promotion as advertised in the USA:
"...† Free Double Upgrade offer is based on reserving a Balcony Stateroom (up to category BZ on Queen Mary 2; up to category BF on...
Have you tried asking AMEX to advance the date on...
Have you tried asking AMEX to advance the date on your card so you could make the payment on time and still get the AMEX bonus?
Perhaps your relatives could meet you in Brooklyn...
Perhaps your relatives could meet you in Brooklyn Heights for lunch? Grab a cab at the Red Hook Terminal, and you'd be in Brooklyn Heights in less than 15 minutes. I don't know how far your relatives...
Thanks, Pennbank, for that clarification. My...
Thanks, Pennbank, for that clarification. My uncertainty had more to do with current USA Border entry issues than with Cunard procedure which, historically, has been far more consistent. -S.
Too late for me to update my previous post - but...
Too late for me to update my previous post - but that is the way it worked previously. I have no idea how it works now. Sorry.
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Apparently, my understanding of how gratuities...
Apparently, my understanding of how gratuities are distributed on Cunard ships was also incorrect. The gospel, as it were, is written on this locked "sticky thread" ...
Yes, the SOP is to Zero out the ship. If you are...
Yes, the SOP is to Zero out the ship. If you are doing a B2B, and not going ashore, you can wait it out in the designated lounge area in the terminal. You will be amongst the first to board once the...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Ultimately, the only thing that matters is the...
Ultimately, the only thing that matters is the number of clicks because that is what drives advertising.

But if the number of posts decreases, or becomes less interesting/informative, the site...
On Embarkation Day, I usually wear a light...
On Embarkation Day, I usually wear a light weight, black, three-piece knit suit (trousers, shell and jacket) and black wedged heels. In my carry-on, I have a change of undies, a pair of high heels,...
partial quote My understanding is that...
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My understanding is that commercial vessels carrying passengers requires consent to their Passage Contract.

Whenever we book passage on a Cunard ship, we are mindful that we...