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Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line November 28th, 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,386
Posted By dinek1
Important, too, to pay attention to the...

Important, too, to pay attention to the guidelines here on CC.
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/faq.php?faq=guidelines

I never give out my phone number, address, or other private info. If I mention...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line November 28th, 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,386
Posted By dinek1
Once, when booking a "package" with a tour...

Once, when booking a "package" with a tour company, I asked about an upgrade. Rep told me they had no ability to get it as they receive a certain amount of cabins in their inventory to book to people...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line November 24th, 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By dinek1
Any upgrade for no additional money is great.

Any upgrade for no additional money is great.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line October 30th, 2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,271
Posted By dinek1
http://www.sixthman.net/events/

http://www.sixthman.net/events/
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 12th, 2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By dinek1
Ginger gum can help, too. Google it for sources....

Ginger gum can help, too. Google it for sources. (Sea-Band Ginger Gum, Anti-Nausea).
Ingredients: Gum Base, Corn Syrup, Natural Sugar, Soya (Soybean) Lecithin, Menthol, Color (Titanium Dioxide),...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 28th, 2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,965
Posted By dinek1
Avoid purchasing photos on the ship unless you...

Avoid purchasing photos on the ship unless you budget for them. They are always a bit expensive. Best to ask someone to take pictures of you and later have prints made.

We usually avoid the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 20th, 2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 39,362
Posted By dinek1
We book an inside. As others have said, saves...

We book an inside. As others have said, saves money to spend on something else. We also don't spend much time in the cabin. Once got an upgrade to a balcony so I made sure I walked out on it a couple...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line July 19th, 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By dinek1
I agree. Jade is just right. We're sailing...

I agree. Jade is just right. We're sailing December on same itinerary as you will in April. Looking forward to it, too.

Yes, Gary is great. He was CD both times we were on Jade. Hopefully he'll be...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line July 18th, 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By dinek1
We took the same cruise at the beginning of the...

We took the same cruise at the beginning of the month that you went. Spent the overnight in Alexandria. Shortly after returning home, demonstrations, etc. in Egypt. Happy we were able to go to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line July 18th, 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,717
Posted By dinek1
We've taken 2 cruises on the Jade. Going on...

We've taken 2 cruises on the Jade. Going on another one this year.

Like the ship/staff and itineraries.
Forum: Italy Ports July 10th, 2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By dinek1
Good idea to carry both Visa and MC since some...

Good idea to carry both Visa and MC since some merchants take one only.
Forum: Italy Ports July 9th, 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By dinek1
I didn't mean to imply that it would be accepted...

I didn't mean to imply that it would be accepted in many places, just that it can be used. Most likely it would be used in larger cities.




We use Capitol One. Just have to be careful about...
Forum: Italy Ports July 9th, 2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By dinek1
DiscoverCard can be used in Europe. ...

DiscoverCard can be used in Europe.
https://www.discover.com/credit-cards/help-center/faqs/europe.html
Forum: Oceania Cruises July 9th, 2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,165
Posted By dinek1
Norwegian has already changed its itineraries for...

Norwegian has already changed its itineraries for cruises that were supposed to stop in Egypt and Israel. When we took a cruise earlier this year, it was supposed to stop in Egypt but that was...
Forum: Spain Ports July 1st, 2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,624
Posted By dinek1
Last time we were in Barcelona, we bought our...

Last time we were in Barcelona, we bought our tickets at their ticket booth. Didn't want to purchase in advance in case we either changed our minds or there was any issue about the port. Can't get...
Forum: East Coast Departures June 29th, 2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By dinek1
Not sure if there there will be changes by then,...

Not sure if there there will be changes by then, but at this time:
Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Gem are in NY City port. Also Carnival Splendor.

Easy port to get to.
Forum: Italy Ports June 26th, 2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By dinek1
Visiting Pompeii involves a lot of walking. Entry...

Visiting Pompeii involves a lot of walking. Entry is uphill and rest is level. Not many places to sit once inside the site.
Forum: Italy Ports June 23rd, 2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By dinek1
Since we have a 10AM flight, I decided to stay at...

Since we have a 10AM flight, I decided to stay at Hilton. Stress Level will be 0% for the morning connection. :) Would have to leave Rome VERY EARLY to be at airport 2 1/2 to 3 hours before the...
Forum: Italy Ports June 22nd, 2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By dinek1
Best site to book the Hilton? Best rates?

Best site to book the Hilton? Best rates?
Forum: Italy Ports June 22nd, 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By dinek1
Did you find a special rate for the Hilton?

Did you find a special rate for the Hilton?
Forum: Italy Ports June 22nd, 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By dinek1
Cost for shuttle?

Cost for shuttle?
Forum: Italy Ports June 22nd, 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By dinek1
A lot depends on what time your flight is the...

A lot depends on what time your flight is the next day. If it's anytime before noon, might be good idea to stay by airport, avoiding the morning transfer to airport. If you stay at/near airport, go...
Forum: Florida Departures June 11th, 2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By dinek1
In the Northeast, most schools close in April...

In the Northeast, most schools close in April (before or after Easter) for Spring break. Florida schools are closed in March for Spring break.
Forum: Florida Departures June 10th, 2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By dinek1
Easter 2014 is April 20. Not unusual for families...

Easter 2014 is April 20. Not unusual for families to cruise either the week before or week after.

The money you save by going on the March cruise can go toward the gratuities which you have to...
Forum: River Cruising June 4th, 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,335
Posted By dinek1
Grand Circle has been posting its updates on...

Grand Circle has been posting its updates on their website:
http://www.gct.com/General/High-Water-Update.aspx?icid=global:homepage:hpromo3_highwaterupdate&omtr_camp=sm:fb:GCCL:currentevents

I saw...
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