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Forum: Oceania Cruises February 1st, 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,769
Posted By outerspaceguy
Personally, I liked doing the Panama Canal in a...

Personally, I liked doing the Panama Canal in a Panamax ship (a ship that is about 91k tons should basically be Panamax). The memories regarding how we fit into the locks like an exactly fitted...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises April 14th, 2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By outerspaceguy
Connie has always done longer cruises: that's...

Connie has always done longer cruises: that's kinda been her gig. I remember doing the Panama Canal on her: a two week cruise.
Forum: Solo Cruisers March 31st, 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By outerspaceguy
I find that 515pm or 530pm works really well. ...

I find that 515pm or 530pm works really well.

Of course, I am a hardwired morning person. Eating dinner at 8pm would suck.
Forum: Solo Cruisers March 25th, 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,642
Posted By outerspaceguy
I take a "throwaway" (ie: threadworn or etc)...

I take a "throwaway" (ie: threadworn or etc) t-shirt and wear that instead.

IMHO, It's just easier.

Once you are done with the shirt for that day, simply toss it. The extra benefit is that...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 24th, 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,793
Posted By outerspaceguy
From what I recall reading, LLoyds of London(?)...

From what I recall reading, LLoyds of London(?) did insure her. That covered her hull as well as a decent chunk of money for any resultant medical issues. There was a sizable deductible (something...
Forum: Solo Cruisers March 24th, 2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,256
Posted By outerspaceguy
Keep in mind that the fare will be different for...

Keep in mind that the fare will be different for two people (vs one).

the total fare for two people =
2 x cruise fare +
2 x port charges +
2 x govt taxes

whereas the total fare...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 3rd, 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,118
Posted By outerspaceguy
Interesting...

Interesting...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises February 25th, 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By outerspaceguy
I was surprised to see that as well: remarking at...

I was surprised to see that as well: remarking at just how much Celebrity had devalued their Seattle based offering... not only did Infinity no longer get a day at a top tier glacier (Hubbard and/or...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises February 25th, 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By outerspaceguy
Always, huh? Well, this photo from June of...

Always, huh?

Well, this photo from June of last year says otherwise...
Forum: Cruise/Travel Insurance February 25th, 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By outerspaceguy
I'm guessing Delta. They changed their terms...

I'm guessing Delta. They changed their terms recently because elites were booking first class seats and then canceling those seats (canceling for free, since they were elite) _right_ before the...
Forum: Solo Cruisers February 17th, 2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By outerspaceguy
Holland America did this to me a few months ago. ...

Holland America did this to me a few months ago. I was a solo on the Noordam, and the captain decided to skip Half Moon Cay. They gave everyone an on board credit equal to the port charges for the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 11th, 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,905
Posted By outerspaceguy
Put the question to you another way: if they...

Put the question to you another way:
if they offered to upgrade you for free from your Oceanview to an inside balcony, would you take it?

I personally think the food chain goes (worst->better)...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises February 11th, 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By outerspaceguy
My guess: If you are not yet at the final...

My guess:

If you are not yet at the final payment date, you can simply cancel your cruise and then rebook it.

Once you are within the final payment window, you have made your bet and accepted...
Forum: Cruise Air February 11th, 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By outerspaceguy
A little "out of the box" thinking...but you also...

A little "out of the box" thinking...but you also might want to see if any of the hotels adjacent to MCI offer a "fly and park" package where your car gets to sit in their parking space for free...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises February 4th, 2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By outerspaceguy
I went thru the Panama Canal on Connie several...

I went thru the Panama Canal on Connie several years ago, and the helipad was open during the transit.

On Connie, you have to go thru the Theatre to get to the Helipad; On many RCCL ships the...
Forum: Cruise/Travel Insurance February 4th, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,592
Posted By outerspaceguy
Why not just look for a policy that covers your...

Why not just look for a policy that covers your airfare then? Don't even tell them about a cruise, as it is not part of the equation: For all the insurance company cares, you could be traveling to...
Forum: Solo Cruisers January 22nd, 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,074
Posted By outerspaceguy
I am also in my 30s and also recently cruised as...

I am also in my 30s and also recently cruised as a Solo on the HAL Noordam, and I now no longer recommend cruising as a 30ish year old solo on HAL.

I found them to be one of the most solo...
Forum: Costa Cruises January 15th, 2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,160
Views: 847,899
Posted By outerspaceguy
according to your post, they offered a refund...

according to your post, they offered a refund _and_ 30% off, which is 30% more than they are legally required to offer you for a cancellation.

Yea, it would suck to have to book a new vacation,...
Forum: Costa Cruises January 14th, 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,160
Views: 847,899
Posted By outerspaceguy
I had a safe in my cabin once that would not...

I had a safe in my cabin once that would not close because the batteries were low.

4 D batteries inside that thick safe door got replaced and then it worked again.
Forum: Costa Cruises January 14th, 2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,160
Views: 847,899
Posted By outerspaceguy
I'd assume the average passenger plane flies at...

I'd assume the average passenger plane flies at (something like) 400 miles per hour, and then do the math.
Forum: Costa Cruises January 14th, 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,160
Views: 847,899
Posted By outerspaceguy
Tell her that she can choose to stay home while...

Tell her that she can choose to stay home while you go on the vacation of a lifetime... Tell her that these sorts of events are exceptionally rare, that almost everyone on board survived, that...
Forum: Costa Cruises January 14th, 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,160
Views: 847,899
Posted By outerspaceguy
Image attached

Image attached
Forum: Disney Cruise Line December 25th, 2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,641
Posted By outerspaceguy
I would not be surprised if that were it. I live...

I would not be surprised if that were it. I live in AZ and even I don't want to go anywhere in Mexico right now...
Forum: Dominican Republic December 22nd, 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,689
Posted By outerspaceguy
Into town. I did a tour with Terry; did not...

Into town.

I did a tour with Terry; did not visit Cayo.
Forum: Dominican Republic December 17th, 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,526
Posted By outerspaceguy
Hi, I just recently returned from a cruise...

Hi,

I just recently returned from a cruise that included Samana. While in Samana, I was part of a group that ziplined w/ Terry (some of us did his tour#11 while others added the zipline onto his...
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