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Forum: Cunard Line March 1st, 2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By pepperrn
Hi mawvkysc, No, there is no dress-code for...

Hi mawvkysc,

No, there is no dress-code for afternoon tea.

Best wishes.
Forum: Cunard Line February 28th, 2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By pepperrn
Hi nuekruizer, I've enjoyed, on many visits...

Hi nuekruizer,

I've enjoyed, on many visits since 2006...
Truffled Potato Love Letters,
Grilled Beef Tenderloin over Toasted Garlic Spinach,
Chocolate Fallen Cake.

Of course, the menu...
Forum: Cunard Line February 27th, 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By pepperrn
Hi 4lin, I enjoyed cabin 7119 :) . ...

Hi 4lin,

I enjoyed cabin 7119 :) .

Photos via the link below...
... under "Queen Elizabeth Interiors", pics at the end of the set

or via this link:
...
Forum: Cunard Line February 24th, 2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,500
Posted By pepperrn
I have to agree, even allowing for the two weeks...

I have to agree, even allowing for the two weeks delay (in being checked out) being down to the slow and creaking vast bureaucratic machine of pen-pushing civil servants taking their time about...
Forum: Cunard Line February 24th, 2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you cap'n, thought the rental was per...

Thank you cap'n, thought the rental was per "formal night".
I'd still go for the M&S option, if it were me in the same position :) .
Forum: Cunard Line February 24th, 2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you Underwatr, you can tell I've never...

Thank you Underwatr, you can tell I've never rented a suit on board!
Forum: Cunard Line February 23rd, 2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,500
Posted By pepperrn
:) :) :)

:) :) :)
Forum: Cunard Line February 23rd, 2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By pepperrn
Very good post :) . Why waste money renting...

Very good post :) .

Why waste money renting something hundreds may have worn previously, when for less money you could buy new?
I think they rent the suits by the evening, not for the voyage...
Forum: Cunard Line February 23rd, 2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,500
Posted By pepperrn
In my experience, a guy better have plenty of...

In my experience, a guy better have plenty of "readies" available for his bride to spend :D :)
Forum: Cunard Line February 15th, 2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,071
Posted By pepperrn
Hi brigittetom, Yes... and what made it...

Hi brigittetom,

Yes... and what made it worse was the thought, as I queued in the buffet, and took my tray to the table, that the couple had returned in plenty of time to shower, change clothes,...
Forum: Cunard Line February 14th, 2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,729
Posted By pepperrn
Sounds good for not clashing with many of the...

Sounds good for not clashing with many of the daily-ship-board events that lannp listed (above).

However, wouldn't that mean those on 1st seating having to get "dressed" even earlier... in order...
Forum: Cunard Line February 13th, 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,071
Posted By pepperrn
I was on a coach excursion (from the Queen...

I was on a coach excursion (from the Queen Victoria in Rotterdam) to Amsterdam and return in 2009.

Before getting off the coach we were told the time to meet for the return (leaving from the same...
Forum: Cunard Line February 13th, 2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By pepperrn
There is a recently opened "gift shop" called...

There is a recently opened "gift shop" called "Oceans" at 48 High St (see attached photo) two doors from the historic Red Lion Inn. They offer "left luggage", but they have no listed 'phone number...
Forum: Cunard Line February 12th, 2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,071
Posted By pepperrn
Never quite understood why, when the 'plane comes...

Never quite understood why, when the 'plane comes to a stop at the skybridge and the "fasten seatbelts" sign goes off, 90% of the people on the 'plane have to immediately stand and open the overhead...
Forum: Cunard Line February 8th, 2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,240
Posted By pepperrn
Very well said David. Please message each...

Very well said David.

Please message each other privately (email/facebook etc).

Can't speak for others, but I don't care who started it, who's "right" or who's "wrong".

(Where's the "ignore...
Forum: Cunard Line February 8th, 2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,240
Posted By pepperrn
Duplicate post, sorry.

Duplicate post, sorry.
Forum: Cunard Line February 7th, 2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,240
Posted By pepperrn
Several friends who are Cunard World Club Diamond...

Several friends who are Cunard World Club Diamond members have yet to be invited to dine at the captain's table.
However, I've also met passengers (they were in an ocean-view cabin) who were...
Forum: Cunard Line February 6th, 2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By pepperrn
I agree, this has also been my experience. ...

I agree, this has also been my experience.

Before halving my holiday wardrobe I used to return home with lots of my clothes unworn (but mainly because, when laying out clothes on the hotel bed,...
Forum: Cunard Line February 6th, 2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Salacia, I'm one of those who boards as...

Hi Salacia,

I'm one of those who boards as early as possible (sorry), and on arrival at my cabin I collect the table-number card and then (before lunch) physically check where the table is located...
Forum: Cunard Line February 4th, 2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,729
Posted By pepperrn
I'd avoid attending a M&G with a...

I'd avoid attending a M&G with a "super-organiser" involved.
To me, these get-togethers should be relaxed, not regimented.
An opportunity to see old friends again, and make new acquaintances,...
Forum: Cunard Line January 31st, 2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By pepperrn
Hi MawganTr, The one time I deliberately...

Hi MawganTr,

The one time I deliberately booked one (to see what they were like), the upgrade fairy put me in a sheltered balcony instead!

So sorry I can't help you.

Best wishes :)
Forum: Cunard Line January 30th, 2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,729
Posted By pepperrn
I have to agree with you 100%. The best...

I have to agree with you 100%.

The best M&G, in my experience, have been those where we simply met up in the Commodore Club at a certain time, usually, as has been pointed out, 2pm first day at...
Forum: Cunard Line January 30th, 2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By pepperrn
Agreed, that has also been my experience. ...

Agreed, that has also been my experience.

Plus, although I'd not thought about it previously, Lanky Lad is correct, the ginger sweets, and the foil-wrapped chocolate discs, don't usually appear...
Forum: Cunard Line January 28th, 2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,525
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you DreamflightPat :) One of the...

Thank you DreamflightPat :)

One of the reasons I read this forum is to learn from members...

But members make themselves look ridiculous and childish... "you started it". "No, you started it"...
Forum: Cunard Line January 27th, 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Rotterdam :) , Well, you're half right at...

Hi Rotterdam :) ,

Well, you're half right at least ;).

Both ships were designed and built as dual-purpose liner and cruise ship.

Q3 was cancelled because she was a "pure" liner with little...
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