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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 787
Posted By evandbob
If you are a drinking couple, the NCL is the...

If you are a drinking couple, the NCL is the bargain plus it is a balcony......where you can sip those libations without paying for an $800 cheers package
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By evandbob
I wonder how many of the posters here saying they...

I wonder how many of the posters here saying they loved Altun Ha have been to that ruin and no others?

I can't see someone who has been to a ruined city like Lamanai or Xanantunich would prefer...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 29th, 2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,053
Posted By evandbob
Hurricane season, especially September, and the...

Hurricane season, especially September, and the 1st week of December are normally the lowest fare times.

Sales and casino rates come and go with no apparent reason to us cruisers.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By evandbob
np, I like water and n/a fruit smoothies myself.

np, I like water and n/a fruit smoothies myself.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 20,156
Posted By evandbob
HMC is a tender port correct? If the seas are a...

HMC is a tender port correct? If the seas are a bit rockin and rollin, any anchored cruise ship can drift and cause damage to the surrounding reefs. This has happened on more than one occasion and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By evandbob
I've read 12 oz is the limit. You may get the 16...

I've read 12 oz is the limit. You may get the 16 oz through, maybe not, probably not according to the CC posters. Why risk it?

What about the 5 or 6 hour energy drinks that come in a 2 or 3 oz....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By evandbob
I've done Xanantunich with Carnival, long bus...

I've done Xanantunich with Carnival, long bus ride each way. The ruins are well preserved, large, spaced out over a big area. When I was there several years back, I was able to climb to the top of...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 28th, 2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,890
Posted By evandbob
Disney - or if on a ship where there is a casino,...

Disney - or if on a ship where there is a casino, ask her if she would want to attend the friends of bill and jimmy meetings where support is offered
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By evandbob
If you have a noon flight and traveling economy,...

If you have a noon flight and traveling economy, then get off the ship after buffet breakfast and try to get to MIA airport before 10:00 AM. The longer you wait to get to MIA, the longer the lines...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By evandbob
My B2B on the Conquest was exactly as Cruising...

My B2B on the Conquest was exactly as Cruising Karen stated, except they also offered apple cider to anyone not wanting champagne at 10:30AM. The 8 x 10 pictures arrived in my cabin a few days...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By evandbob
If you are talking the Jan 23 and Feb 2 sailings,...

If you are talking the Jan 23 and Feb 2 sailings, then that would be news to many of us on one of the more active roll calls on CC. Quite a few of us B2Bers have booked the same cabin for both legs....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,079
Posted By evandbob
I've sailed NCL Epic twice as a solo, and enjoyed...

I've sailed NCL Epic twice as a solo, and enjoyed their pricing and the solo studio lounge. NCL gave me a specialty restaurant perk, and I enjoyed a different restaurant every evening. The...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By evandbob
If you are platinum or diamond, boarding...

If you are platinum or diamond, boarding generally starts about 11:30AM. If you have FTTF, your group will be after them. If you are part of a wedding you will be ahead of the plats.

Read some of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 20,156
Posted By evandbob
And on Monday, I'll be laying on the beach in...

And on Monday, I'll be laying on the beach in Turks and Caicos. My land vacation got pushed back from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning, no big deal. The storm will be long gone and being on...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 28th, 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,115
Posted By evandbob
Immediately after 9/11 the security pendulum...

Immediately after 9/11 the security pendulum swung way off the charts. The situation today is a bit more moderate.

As far as regulations go, there were many who objected to the government...
Forum: Florida Departures August 28th, 2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By evandbob
Hiya Celine........I don't think there's anyway...

Hiya Celine........I don't think there's anyway to tell how the ships line up at dockside.....I've cruised out of MIA maybe 20 times and seen all kinds of configurations. There's usually a RCCL or...
Forum: Aruba August 27th, 2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By evandbob
My 1st time to Aruba, I was staying at the...

My 1st time to Aruba, I was staying at the Renaissance Hotel, 5th floor, when I saw a cruise ship looming outside the window! Seemed so close, I later saw the cruise dock was just a few hundred...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,808
Posted By evandbob
What you heard is exactly right. Amber Cove is...

What you heard is exactly right. Amber Cove is on the Atlantic side of the DR and the water is grey and has waves appropriate for the Ocean, 2 to 3 ft in normal weather. The sand is coarse and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By evandbob
I've been vacationing on different Caribbean...

I've been vacationing on different Caribbean islands that had tropical storms with winds up to 50mph pass over or nearby. Mother Nature can be awesome in her fury with trees uprooted, branches...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By evandbob
You can pay for soda individually or through the...

You can pay for soda individually or through the Bottomless Bubbles program. Iced Tea is always available in the buffet's dispensers. Water can be had on tap or 12 packs purchased for $2.99.

Non...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By evandbob
Your walk will be at least the length of one ship...

Your walk will be at least the length of one ship if the Carnival side by sides are anchored next to each other, the length of 2 or more ships if they are not.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,603
Posted By evandbob
I agree with this post but would narrow it down...

I agree with this post but would narrow it down even more to the Magic, Breeze and Dream. There is so much broadside surface area of the ship (it's called "sail" for the nautical folk) that moderate...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By evandbob
Carnival's model port looks like a sanitized...

Carnival's model port looks like a sanitized shopping corral with limited access to the island or country it is situated on. The same chain stores at each for jewelry, bars, restaurants and clothing...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By evandbob
You may have a cruise at sea to go away from the...

You may have a cruise at sea to go away from the storm. The Bermuda docks will probably be full with ships from NY & NJ.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 20,156
Posted By evandbob
Last October my B2B on the Conquest eastern then...

Last October my B2B on the Conquest eastern then western turned into a double western cruise. Was fun anyway.

This year I'm doing a land vacation in Turks and Caicos. I should be arriving 8...
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