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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,103
Posted By evandbob
Carnival still has the reputation of a "FUN"...

Carnival still has the reputation of a "FUN" cruise (FTTF) so it's employees should follow the corporate lead and at least pretend to be occasionally smiling, and most of them do.

However, in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By evandbob
Excellent reasoning and a good choice. Enjoy...

Excellent reasoning and a good choice. Enjoy your cruise. Keep an open mind.
Side note:
When you sail Disney next year you will be able to judge the differences between the two cruise lines.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,350
Posted By evandbob
Since I don't drink alcohol, I purchased a non...

Since I don't drink alcohol, I purchased a non alcoholic package on my Celebrity Summit cruise this past January. It included smoothies, red bull, pellagrino, sodas, etc. I was quite happy with the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 19th, 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By evandbob
You may have already answered your question. The...

You may have already answered your question. The steakhouse is a leisurely dining experience, the portions are large and I have rarely seen young kids enjoy the experience. Why ask for a $35 burger...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 17th, 2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By evandbob
Not so much Carnival, but Customs would certainly...

Not so much Carnival, but Customs would certainly be interested in seeing a notarized permission letter. And as mentioned, it's wise to have medical permission in case of an accident of some type.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 15th, 2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,381
Posted By evandbob
I drink water from a Brita Filter at home, I...

I drink water from a Brita Filter at home, I stopped buying plastic bottles some years back. When I cruise or eat out though, I like Pellagrino with my meals. Now I'm not going to lug a case of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 15th, 2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,698
Posted By evandbob
I have had a few massages on the first sea day of...

I have had a few massages on the first sea day of a cruise. I also had massages "beach side" when in port. Costa Maya, Roatan, St Kitts and St Maarten come to mind. Massages on the beach were...
Forum: St. Kitts & Nevis April 15th, 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By evandbob
Of the 3 islands you mentioned, Grand Turk...

Of the 3 islands you mentioned, Grand Turk probably has the best snorkeling opportunities. Neither St Maarten or St Kitts are known for snorkeling. However, the sail from St Kitts to Nevis is a fun...
Forum: St. Martin/St. Maarten April 14th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By evandbob
I'll piggy back on this, but say Orient Beach for...

I'll piggy back on this, but say Orient Beach for St Maarten and a catamaran sail to Nevis from St Kitts.
Forum: San Juan, PR April 14th, 2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By evandbob
I could have made an 8:30AM flight out of San...

I could have made an 8:30AM flight out of San Juan when I walked my bag off the Summit last January. Cab ride to SJU at that time in the morning was real quick. I had an 11AM business class seat...
Forum: Roatan April 11th, 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 62,571
Posted By evandbob
Absolutely NOT

Absolutely NOT
Forum: Roatan April 9th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By evandbob
I like Roatan, love West Bay and Infinity Bay,...

I like Roatan, love West Bay and Infinity Bay, but I would be very hesitant to advise anyone to walk into Coxen's Hole to catch a local bus. Tourists here are very easy marks for ripoffs and...
Forum: Roatan April 9th, 2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 15,668
Posted By evandbob
Carnival is trying to convince more cruisers to...

Carnival is trying to convince more cruisers to remain within the "safe" confines of their little artificial world at Mahogany Bay. Of course, that means more $$$ for Carnival. A little fear helps...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 62,571
Posted By evandbob
When I was at LFK in February, the construction...

When I was at LFK in February, the construction was taking place. We hardly noticed it as we spent most of our time away from the workers on the other side of the island. As noted, the construction...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By evandbob
Admission to Gumbalimba was $30 - $35 per person...

Admission to Gumbalimba was $30 - $35 per person when I was staying on the island 2 months ago in February. I asked beach vendors and got the lower price, the higher price was from the desk at...
Forum: Roatan April 7th, 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By evandbob
There's a fishing boat in your picture next to...

There's a fishing boat in your picture next to the pier near the shore, I believe it is called the AMoray Eel. Captain Marvin is in charge. I chartered that boat for a 1/2 day and caught some small...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By evandbob
Roatan now has non stop flights from Miami and...

Roatan now has non stop flights from Miami and other key American cities. I flew NY - Miami - Roatan in business class and stayed for a week at Infinity Bay on West Bay Beach. LFK arranged...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By evandbob
I was at LFK on a Sunday this past February while...

I was at LFK on a Sunday this past February while I was staying on the island at Infinity Bay. The coral is colorful, vibrant and alive here. Brain coral, elkhorn, tubes and fans were numerous. I...
Forum: Roatan April 6th, 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By evandbob
Visited Tabyana perhaps 8 times from cruises,...

Visited Tabyana perhaps 8 times from cruises, liked it so much I just spent a week at Infinity Bay, the hotel adjacent to Tabyana.

Did you have questions? This beach is head and shoulders above...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By evandbob
I've cruised the Valor 6 times. I wanted to do a...

I've cruised the Valor 6 times. I wanted to do a step up and considered RCCL and X. I wound up booking the Celebrity Summit southern itinerery and loved it. At the time I booked the Summit, it was...
Forum: Roatan April 1st, 2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By evandbob
The coffee is fantastic and never more than...

The coffee is fantastic and never more than $6US/lb. When I was there in Feb., I was able to buy 3 lbs @ $3 each!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,290
Posted By evandbob
I would love an announcement free cruise! I have...

I would love an announcement free cruise! I have cruised often enough I can recite their spiels - it's all the same from ship to ship, only the accent is different. Carnival CD announcements seem...
Forum: Roatan March 31st, 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 62,571
Posted By evandbob
Even with 300 cruisers, the island should be able...

Even with 300 cruisers, the island should be able to handle that amount and still feel less crowded than Mahogany Bay or even Tabyana Beach. Granted, most people will stay near the main bar area...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By evandbob
Sailed on this ship for my first and second...

Sailed on this ship for my first and second cruise ever. Mid sized, perhaps smallish by today's mega ships. Easy to navigate from deck to deck, I had a 1A ocean view cabin both times in the front...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 28th, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,742
Posted By evandbob
Google "Leftover Restaurant Food" and you will...

Google "Leftover Restaurant Food" and you will find links to programs in cities of South Florida, Los Angeles and New York City where unused food goes to shelters. Laws have been passed in these...
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