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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 24th, 2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 957
Posted By pris993
30 years of cruising, over 50 cruises we have...

30 years of cruising, over 50 cruises we have lost count, on 9 different lines... for now we have narrowed our preferences down to Princess, Holland America, Cunard... from those 3 lines, we usually...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 21st, 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By pris993
I second Princess, we have done many...

I second Princess, we have done many Mediterranean both eastern and western on this line.

Another line you might check is Cunard, we like the Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth ships.
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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 20th, 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By pris993
You might check out Cunard, I think it has some...

You might check out Cunard, I think it has some single cabins
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 19th, 2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By pris993
This varies... HAL now has fbc based on number of...

This varies... HAL now has fbc based on number of day, 7days, more... etc. I don't care for these new fbc as much... liked it better when they had only one level. On last HAL cruise we purchased...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 17th, 2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By pris993
1983, RCCL, Song of America... never dreamed we...

1983, RCCL, Song of America... never dreamed we would go and go... my DH had been cruising before this cruise... he was on the old SS France when it still had classes of service so he was hooked...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 17th, 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,527
Posted By pris993
While this tread is about dealing with...

While this tread is about dealing with complaining people... sometimes you don't need to complain at all or if you do, complain to the cruise line not other passengers.

Case in point, on our...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 17th, 2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,527
Posted By pris993
Agree, for example, if we don't like the service...

Agree, for example, if we don't like the service or food in the mdr we skip it. have done so on a few cruises, never missed it either.

We look for what we enjoy and go for it. cruise ships today...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 17th, 2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,527
Posted By pris993
The best approach for us is a table for 2; we...

The best approach for us is a table for 2; we don't go on a cruise to meet people... work out well.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 14th, 2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,211
Posted By pris993
We are not exactly easy to please, but at the...

We are not exactly easy to please, but at the same time we know what we want and do pay extra to get it.

Have been cruising for over 30 years, can remember paying for a limited view cabin in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 13th, 2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By pris993
I always find this issue interesting. I would...

I always find this issue interesting. I would never sit/lay around the pool area, too crowded. Much prefer to find some quiet - less populated place to enjoy the sea and air... more relaxing...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 12th, 2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,457
Posted By pris993
You have two choices: cancel and cut your loses...

You have two choices: cancel and cut your loses minus the deposit: go and see how it work out.

Let your boyfriend make the choice or just go and hope it works out.

Women often give in, I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 11th, 2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By pris993
Agree, have seen kilts many time... I am scotish...

Agree, have seen kilts many time... I am scotish background so enjoy it. Feel free.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 11th, 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By pris993
I don't see any reason to use a TA at all. ...

I don't see any reason to use a TA at all.

Did talk on board to a person who was booking vary long cruises, used a discounter because he could book last minute and air was included as well. I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 10th, 2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By pris993
We are with you... we select our formal clothes...

We are with you... we select our formal clothes first, since we enjoy dressing up. Then plan what we will wear for the MDR other nights, wear each outfit x2. Then consider day wear, usually plan to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 10th, 2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,709
Posted By pris993
No have always gone at least one day early... but...

No have always gone at least one day early... but today, one day is not enough... Delta's problem is now going on day 3...

A year ago, we were on Air France and they had a strike that was on... we...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 9th, 2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By pris993
We are elite on Princess, 2 star on HAL... I see...

We are elite on Princess, 2 star on HAL... I see the lines as very similar.

We usually order off menu on both lines. On our last cruise on Princess we eat at the Crown Grill.. which really meats...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 6th, 2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By pris993
I have never registered with the State...

I have never registered with the State Department. Sometimes I have gotten the address of the US Embassy in a country before leaving home. Never need it either.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 5th, 2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By pris993
I have done a number of cruises in and out of San...

I have done a number of cruises in and out of San Francisco, since I live about 10 miles south of San Francisco International Airport.

Usually we are home about 9:30 or 10:00 am, we take a taxi...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 5th, 2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,146
Posted By pris993
I disagree with you... on the Italian ship......

I disagree with you... on the Italian ship... passengers were being told to go back to their cabins...over the load speaker, anyone who follow that direction would have died. So one does need to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 4th, 2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By pris993
Been at it a long time. Have a standard packing...

Been at it a long time. Have a standard packing list, that I wrote years ago, Keep info on flights, hotels, since I do all bookings myself.

CC has been helpful over the years.

One tool I use...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 4th, 2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,146
Posted By pris993
If there is a true emergency no amount of...

If there is a true emergency no amount of training of passengers is going to make a real difference. Training of crew is what really counts.

The best we can do, take responsibility to know...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 3rd, 2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,672
Posted By pris993
I would not say that we don't have some things...

I would not say that we don't have some things that we prefer to avoid when traveling, on a cruise or otherwise... the trick is knowing yourself well enough that you plan as best you can to avoid...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 2nd, 2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By pris993
Talk to the Captain Circle host when you are on...

Talk to the Captain Circle host when you are on board. They can research you records...to see if there is any there that can help you.

Their records are not exactly correct... my dh and I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 1st, 2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By pris993
My DH packed his medications him self, some how...

My DH packed his medications him self, some how did not include his blood pressure medication atrip few years back. He is 82. And I did not have a list of his medications...

From that point,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 30th, 2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,032
Posted By pris993
I am with you, love the bath tub... have decided...

I am with you, love the bath tub... have decided not to book the new HAL ship because unlike their older ships, they only have bath tubs in the suites... so I will stick to an old HAL next cruise...
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