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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 16th, 2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,505
Posted By maryred
Just to add hoping to avoid future confusion on...

Just to add hoping to avoid future confusion on the part of some, Early Saver is not a given by booking in advance. It is a rate you must choose, anywhere from 2-6 rates will be given as an option...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 7th, 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By maryred
Carnival has no problem accepting them, BUT... ...

Carnival has no problem accepting them, BUT...

It depends on the terms of use from the issuer of the card. Many credit card gift cards no longer can be used for travel related spending accounts...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 6th, 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,817
Posted By maryred
I guess we all will have to wait to start...

I guess we all will have to wait to start planning for Vista's short visit to the Big Apple.
The OP seems to contrast the reliable rumors I have heard:

Carnival Vista 2016

Oct 21 2016 : 13...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 6th, 2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By maryred
From what I understand about the program since it...

From what I understand about the program since it was re-vamped in end of Nov/beginning of Dec'14 is that regardless if you buy it embarkation day or the next for all departure ports excluding TX you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 5th, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By maryred
Most of the GTY rates have a no-change clause or...

Most of the GTY rates have a no-change clause or charge a significant penalty to in essence cancel the existing booking(s) and start over. You really need to call to speak directly with your booking...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 27th, 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By maryred
Available for those that drink a lot of soda or...

Available for those that drink a lot of soda or juices (bottled water is not included) is the Bottomless Bubbles sticker at a charge of $6.90 (adult) or $5.18 (17 & younger) per day + possibly the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 6th, 2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By maryred
Those 3 cruise lines are more similar than...

Those 3 cruise lines are more similar than different. All offer some version of "freestyle", "my time", or "anytime" dinning. All 3 have entertainment that is becoming more and more a version of...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 5th, 2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,980
Posted By maryred
Sorry no answers about the ports.

Sorry no answers about the ports.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 4th, 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By maryred
The written facts "Cloud 9 Spa Ships ...

The written facts
"Cloud 9 Spa
Ships
Carnival Splendor
Carnival Dream
Carnival Magic
Carnival Breeze
Carnival Sunshine

The Cloud 9 Spa and Spa Accommodations boast an impressive 40,000...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 1st, 2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,322
Posted By maryred
Another vote for the main dinning room. Basically...

Another vote for the main dinning room. Basically for 4 reasons...
1) Most of the time, during the embarkation process, you are requested to remain on the Lido deck or other upper decks (at least...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 27th, 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,250
Posted By maryred
Here was my recent experience (disembarked the...

Here was my recent experience (disembarked the Splendor on 4/23/2013 in NYC). On board Marlboro Lights were $75/2 cartons or $160/ 5 cartons, we went to Bermuda so in port the cigarettes were just as...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 9th, 2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,540
Posted By maryred
Yes you can choose to "charge" against your S&S...

Yes you can choose to "charge" against your S&S account and it will be added as an Entertainment charge for whatever amount you request at the machine. You could also charge the S&S account from the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 9th, 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By maryred
Let me see if I have this straight... Your...

Let me see if I have this straight...
Your aprox. arrival time to GT show as 9am under "Manage my cruise".
The Carnival excursion page, when accessing "plan activities" under "Manage my cruise" ...
Forum: Bermuda April 9th, 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By maryred
SailBadtheSinner, Thank you that link is...

SailBadtheSinner,
Thank you that link is prefect as it gives the information about how to get to the bay. We knew about the the BUIE and the FantaSea whale watching tour boats, but their schedules...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 7th, 2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By maryred
Hope this clarifies your questions.

Hope this clarifies your questions.
Forum: Bermuda April 7th, 2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By maryred
Spring Whale Migration

Any other cruisers have experience with seeing the humpback whales either from the cruise ship or viewing them from the shores of Bermuda in April? Even if you have not personally seen them from...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,540
Posted By maryred
Yes the card does track your credits, both the...

Yes the card does track your credits, both the dollars inputted and won, on the machine as dollar amount when you do a balance inquiry. Say you start with $20 in the a quarter slot machine that is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By maryred
Depending on the popularity of the ship or...

Depending on the popularity of the ship or itinerary books may be limited to strict cabin capacity levels. I could be that if your friend is booking for only 2 passengers there very well maybe suite...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,296
Posted By maryred
I do believe the OP was asking about gratis...

I do believe the OP was asking about gratis drinks from the MDR &/or room service. I don't think they would cut out any mixers that generate a revenue from the bars.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By maryred
Generally suites have the smallest # of cabins...

Generally suites have the smallest # of cabins availability compared to other cabin categories so sometimes on more popular ships or itineraries a cruise line may become very strict on the occupancy...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 6th, 2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By maryred
First off there is no real limitation on tobacco,...

First off there is no real limitation on tobacco, spirits, or purchases, it is a duty free limit meaning you will not have to pay extra on those select items till you go over a certain amount. Except...
Forum: Bahamas April 5th, 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,230
Posted By maryred
My suggestion before booking anything w/ anybody...

My suggestion before booking anything w/ anybody is to look over the direct Atlantis site (http://www.atlantis.com/thingstodo.aspx) for their most current terms conditions, and restrictions. You did...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 5th, 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By maryred
To the best of my memory the Formalities shop is...

To the best of my memory the Formalities shop is more like a clothing rental chain with a candy counter than a fine clothier that offers tailoring to better fit clothing.
Better to have the pants...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 4th, 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,985
Posted By maryred
Thank-you everyone for the kind words. Honestly...

Thank-you everyone for the kind words. Honestly though, I'm my extended family's cruise detail "planner" so it's actually a word file that I update as needed to send out to any of them upon request....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 4th, 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,985
Posted By maryred
We've been on 4 day cruises where as a couple...

We've been on 4 day cruises where as a couple spent in excess of $4000 and on 8 day cruises where we spent under $500 on board and in ports. It all depends on our budget and mood. On the $4000 cruise...
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