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Forum: East Coast Departures August 24th, 2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By timetravler
These bridge tolls are about double of what the...

These bridge tolls are about double of what the Golden Gate bridge in California charges. I don't get it. So far I am seeing either $14 or $16 dollars for the bridges. I will call my car service for...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 23rd, 2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By timetravler
Tolls and bridge costs

What will be my cost if I am coming from EWR(Newark) to downtown Brooklyn. I will be using a car service and with this car service you pay extra for the tolls and bridges.
Forum: West Coast Departures August 22nd, 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By timetravler
We parked there this last spring with no problem...

We parked there this last spring with no problem what so ever. We got there about 10:30am and got a handicap parking spot right up front. Yes we have a handicap placard. Anyways it was very...
Forum: West Coast Departures August 17th, 2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By timetravler
9am is fine. The porters simply put your luggage...

9am is fine. The porters simply put your luggage in a different area then for those that are disembarking at the same time. I do agree that tipping them well is worth it for peace of mind.
Forum: West Coast Departures August 2nd, 2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By timetravler
TRAFFIC in LA is the number one reason to NEVER...

TRAFFIC in LA is the number one reason to NEVER book a flight earlier then 12 to 1pm. Remember you should get at the airport 2 hours before you flight if you flight is within the U.S. No way would...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 28th, 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By timetravler
I know that Princes cruise ships always state...

I know that Princes cruise ships always state that they leave from either Brooklyn or Manhattan, but the truth is they always leave from Brooklyn unless another ship is in that port at that time. It...
Forum: West Coast Departures July 23rd, 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By timetravler
I would do the hoho bus myself. The city can be...

I would do the hoho bus myself. The city can be confusing and congested to say the least. I would get a one day pass and spend the rest of the time doing some walking. SF is a great walking city, but...
Forum: Mexican Riviera July 11th, 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By timetravler
The $3 shuttle is well worth it if you can go up...

The $3 shuttle is well worth it if you can go up bus steps. After they drop you off in town, we found a guy who took us to the blow hole and back right to the ship for $15 total. At the blow hole you...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 11th, 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By timetravler
You can use a car service to get to Newark...

You can use a car service to get to Newark airport. W are using Dial 7 car service from Newark to Brooklyn. If you use them, book them online in advance. The sooner, the better.
Forum: Canada/New England July 10th, 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By timetravler
Thank you for the info. will now try to book in...

Thank you for the info. will now try to book in advance the Duck Tour. Any more info will be appreciated.
Forum: Canada/New England July 7th, 2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By timetravler
Boston Duck Tour

I will be in Boston on October 22, 2015 and we are interested in doing the Duck Tour. How would I get to the Duck tour from where our ship docks? Do they by chance have a van right from the docks? I...
Forum: West Coast Departures July 2nd, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By timetravler
I feel LAX is the best because you have more...

I feel LAX is the best because you have more choices of flights. But it is a huge and often confusing airport. It takes about 30 minutes to get from the airport to the cruise terminal.
Forum: West Coast Departures June 25th, 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By timetravler
As long as a ship goes to a foreign port such as...

As long as a ship goes to a foreign port such as Ensenada it's perfectly legal. I did a California coastal, this year on the Crown Princess and Ensenada was the foreign port it went to. Plus it went...
Forum: West Coast Departures June 23rd, 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By timetravler
The Royal Pacific Motor Inn is another hotel that...

The Royal Pacific Motor Inn is another hotel that has on site parking and does not charge for parking. It is in Chinatown and is a 15 minute walk from there to pier 39 where lots of tourists go. It's...
Forum: West Coast Departures June 14th, 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By timetravler
Yes, you are right . I did confuse the two

Yes, you are right . I did confuse the two
Forum: West Coast Departures June 13th, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By timetravler
This new price went into affect a few months ago,...

This new price went into affect a few months ago, right before we did a California Coastal. Go figure.
Forum: East Coast Departures June 7th, 2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By timetravler
I will be one of those landing during commute...

I will be one of those landing during commute time, so I need to remember to be patient. We are spending 2 days in NYC, so really no worries about how long it takes for us to reach our hotel. Big...
Forum: East Coast Departures June 6th, 2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By timetravler
My flight is a 805am flight from the west coast....

My flight is a 805am flight from the west coast. That time is perfect for me. Plus we like to fly Virgin America. But all I know is he didn't like JFK airport. We are staying in Brooklyn as I refuse...
Forum: East Coast Departures June 6th, 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By timetravler
It was suggested to me by someone in the know to...

It was suggested to me by someone in the know to fly out of EWR(Newark) and this person who lives in the NY area said to avoid JFK because it is too busy and traffic can be awful. I honestly did not...
Forum: West Coast Departures June 2nd, 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By timetravler
There is a nice aquarium at pier 39 that is...

There is a nice aquarium at pier 39 that is really nice. If you are a senior, tickets are not bad at all. It will take about 1 hour to go through the aquarium if you go through slowly and check out...
Forum: West Coast Departures May 25th, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,954
Posted By timetravler
I agree. Vallejo is not the safest city. But is...

I agree. Vallejo is not the safest city. But is there long term parking at the Ferry? Is it in the same large parking lot across the street from the ferry building?
Forum: West Coast Departures May 23rd, 2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,954
Posted By timetravler
As far as I know the only parking available in...

As far as I know the only parking available in Vallejo for the ferry is in a huge parking lot across the road. It is not for any long term parking, just day use.
Now have taken the Vallejo Ferry...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 24th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By timetravler
I have sailed from SF and have been to Pier 27...

I have sailed from SF and have been to Pier 27 several times. I never saw any baggage storage what so ever. But I do know you can drop off your bags very early there and then do some exploring of the...
Forum: East Coast Departures April 19th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By timetravler
I used Carmel once in LA. We wanted him to be at...

I used Carmel once in LA. We wanted him to be at a handicap place but he refused. Then we packed like sardines into a van made for 8 people even though we requested a van for 12. I had in my lap...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 16th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By timetravler
LAX is the best bet and is the closest. But...

LAX is the best bet and is the closest. But because of possible traffic, it may take you more then 1/2 hour to get to LAX. Now last Saturday we left San Pedro(We had our own car) and the 405 freeway...
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