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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By pris993
Best way for me to rest on a long flight is to...

Best way for me to rest on a long flight is to wear a sleep mask and put on some music on the plane's system.

We always take a nap upon arrival, then do our best to sleep through the night. ...
Forum: Cunard Line March 27th, 2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,738
Posted By pris993
I would be happy to embrace the 21st centery if...

I would be happy to embrace the 21st centery if what many called smart casual actually was smart, unfortunately, it often looks more sloppy than smart. But this is off the Ops question.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 25th, 2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,594
Posted By pris993
The best thing of all memories. :)

The best thing of all memories. :)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 25th, 2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,014
Posted By pris993
We went on our first cruise in l982 or l983, on...

We went on our first cruise in l982 or l983, on RCCL Song of America, just a 7 day Carribbean... as we left St Thomas headed back to Florida I still recall thinking I am sorry this cruise is over as...
Forum: Holland America Line March 20th, 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By pris993
We did one on the Grand Princess back in l998. ...

We did one on the Grand Princess back in l998. The truth we were suppose to be on the 3rd cruise, ship was delivered late so we ended up on the first cruise out of Istanbul. There really wasn't...
Forum: Holland America Line March 20th, 2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,204
Posted By pris993
Very sad whether cruise passengers or not among...

Very sad whether cruise passengers or not among the dead and injured.

What we need is a world wide effort to address this problem. We need
leaders who commit to dealing with these terrorists...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 20th, 2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,741
Posted By pris993
Then you might as well stay home because there...

Then you might as well stay home because there needs to be a high level security all over world these days. Countries who are getting on top of this are modeling their security systems after...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 20th, 2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,741
Posted By pris993
Like you we are planning trip to Israel and Paris...

Like you we are planning trip to Israel and Paris a year from now. We have traveled to Israel by ship about 6 times in the past 30 years; on our own 20+ times. Security in Israel is always good so...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 18th, 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,749
Posted By pris993
Definitely go a day ahead, now days even two days...

Definitely go a day ahead, now days even two days ahead is not a real cushion if something goes wrong. Flights are full, there are less flights... there really is no room for problems.
Forum: Holland America Line March 18th, 2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,861
Posted By pris993
Similar design to Celebrity new ships, spoils the...

Similar design to Celebrity new ships, spoils the main deck experience entirely... guess I will stick to the older ships, doing the same with the new Princess ships too.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 16th, 2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 77,877
Posted By pris993
In the beginning we use to buy flowers for the...

In the beginning we use to buy flowers for the cabin. Some times they did not last more a few days, so now we bring silk ones... they last all trip and are less expensive. Brightens the cabin. ...
Forum: Cunard Line March 14th, 2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,605
Posted By pris993
I agree with you, we book Cunard because we enjoy...

I agree with you, we book Cunard because we enjoy the dress code and more formal atmosphere, we don't book Azamara because they don't have formal nights and would not go on Disney because we prefer a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 13th, 2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By pris993
That the dock.

That the dock.
Forum: Cunard Line March 13th, 2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By pris993
We used Smith's several years ago, I know we...

We used Smith's several years ago, I know we tipped, don't recall how much. Can't imagine not tipping excellent service.
Forum: Cunard Line March 8th, 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By pris993
Thanks for the info, looking at our booking...

Thanks for the info, looking at our booking again, said I was on deck 9, actually it is deck 8, we are not in the suites, so wondering about what time we may get off the ship time wise for ordering a...
Forum: Cunard Line March 8th, 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By pris993
We have travelled from Miami to Ft Lauderdale...

We have travelled from Miami to Ft Lauderdale many times. Actually have done both taken a taxi straight to Ft Lauderdale and a few times stayed at the Hilton at Miami Airport. We always stay at the...
Forum: Cunard Line March 8th, 2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,641
Posted By pris993
Agree with you. We cruise Princess, Holland...

Agree with you. We cruise Princess, Holland America, Cunard, Celebrity and sometimes NCL. No matter what line we are on we dress to Cunard standards. We remember the days when folks dressed even...
Forum: Cunard Line March 6th, 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By pris993
Appreciate your suggestion. Have read that there...

Appreciate your suggestion. Have read that there are long lines for taxis. So am seriously considering ordering a car service to take us from the QM2 to JFK.

Wondering how this works on...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 25th, 2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By pris993
We always do breakfast from room service in the...

We always do breakfast from room service in the cabin, you can order the night before for the time you like... you might check this out. Not sure how late they serve because we usually order for...
Forum: West Coast Departures February 22nd, 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By pris993
Thanks for your info, hope it does get better. ...

Thanks for your info, hope it does get better. Went out of SF many times in the past even at the old terminal and it was not a problem but in recent years doesn't seem like the port authority and...
Forum: West Coast Departures February 21st, 2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By pris993
I used to work in the city, some 15 years ago,...

I used to work in the city, some 15 years ago, near the TransAmerica building, there use to be a nice Holiday Inn in Chinatown, would have great views, lots of options for eating in Chinatown, right...
Forum: West Coast Departures February 21st, 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By pris993
New Cruise Terminal in SF, what it like?

Just booked a cruise out SF for next year, wondering what the new cruise terminal experience is like?

Last time, we were not allowed into the terminal til a certain time, wonder if things have...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 21st, 2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By pris993
Hurray.... glad it is over. Only saw once...

Hurray.... glad it is over.

Only saw once luggage that ended up in the bay, in San Francisco, got off a Princess ship, noticed all this wet luggage, very sad, apparently the cage the luggage was...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 18th, 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By pris993
I can respond to your request. I retired 15...

I can respond to your request.

I retired 15 years ago, retired at the age of 53, worked for a Federal agency for 30 years, agency relocated and I took an early retirement. My DH who is 15 years...
Forum: Hawaii February 16th, 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By pris993
Things for seniors to in ports in Hawaii

Considering a 14 day cruise to Hawaii ...

We did a cruise to the island some years ago, then we simply explored what was available near the port, don't recall that much was near the ports.

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