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Forum: East Coast Departures April 13th, 2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Andee
The fixed taxi fafre between JFK and Manhattan is...

The fixed taxi fafre between JFK and Manhattan is $52.50 plus tip and tolls, to a total of $65-$70.

Since you'll probably take a taxi from the hotel to the port, I wouldn't worry about finding the...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty April 12th, 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,085
Posted By Andee
Lands End does have retail outlets--there's one 5...

Lands End does have retail outlets--there's one 5 minutes from my house.
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 4th, 2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,413
Posted By Andee
We're not big fans of sleeping in on...

We're not big fans of sleeping in on vacation--we're those crazy people who want to take advantage of every minute in port. Although we don't generally book excursions through the ship, a later...
Forum: East Coast Departures March 27th, 2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,142
Posted By Andee
The easiest way to get from JFK to the cruise...

The easiest way to get from JFK to the cruise port is by taxi. The set fare is $52.50 plus tip and tolls, for a total of ~$65-$70.

The challenge of doing anything in the few hours between your...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty March 23rd, 2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 405,102
Posted By Andee
becca, post a picture of whatever you (so...

becca, post a picture of whatever you (so generously) are willing to give away along with your email address. Anyone who is interested will email you. Then you send them the item and they pay you...
Forum: East Coast Departures March 15th, 2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Andee
From JFK to Manhattan, taxis are a flat fare of...

From JFK to Manhattan, taxis are a flat fare of $52.50 plus tip and tolls, for a total of ~$65-$70.

www.hopstop.com will help you compute the fare from your hotel to the cruise terminal.

"Best"...
Forum: Oceania Cruises March 15th, 2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,477
Posted By Andee
We had a very good experience at the Hotel Lleo...

We had a very good experience at the Hotel Lleo in Barcelona.
Forum: East Coast Departures March 13th, 2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Andee
I agree to tip in both directions--15-20% of the...

I agree to tip in both directions--15-20% of the one way fare.
Forum: Oceania Cruises March 12th, 2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Andee
IIRC, it wasn't just Israeli citizens that Libya...

IIRC, it wasn't just Israeli citizens that Libya banned, but anyone who had visited Israel. I renewed my passport early in order to be allowed in to Libya, as I had an Israeli entry stamp in my...
Forum: Oceania Cruises March 6th, 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By Andee
We're not spend the day on the beach people, but...

We're not spend the day on the beach people, but we do like to snorkel.

We have found interesting things to do on every Caribbean island we've visited--historical walking or driving tours, local...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty February 22nd, 2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,635
Posted By Andee
Up until a year ago, I worked in an environment...

Up until a year ago, I worked in an environment where all the women wore business suits--with pantyhose. I don't think a suit looks finished or professional without pantyhose.

When I buy...
Forum: Oceania Cruises February 10th, 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By Andee
We've often said the same thing--they could...

We've often said the same thing--they could decrease fares if they stopped sending us so many brochures!
Forum: Oceania Cruises February 5th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Andee
DH is rarely cold (OK, his fingers got cold...

DH is rarely cold (OK, his fingers got cold skiing today in 10 degree weather), so won't take one on our November Oceania cruise. I agree that it's personal preference.

I, OTOH, am often cold, so...
Forum: East Coast Departures February 3rd, 2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Andee
There is no such thing as an average price. How...

There is no such thing as an average price. How much are you willing to spend?

Hotels such as the Verve and Country Inn & Suites in Long Island City, Queens are often recommended as inexpensive...
Forum: East Coast Departures February 3rd, 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Andee
For NY, to make it easier for people to help you,...

For NY, to make it easier for people to help you, post your exact dates (prices vary greatly), how many people, how many beds, budget in US $.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty February 1st, 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By Andee
I went to TJ Mazz & Burlington Coat Factory and...

I went to TJ Mazz & Burlington Coat Factory and couldn't find them. I really liked the idea of something small and foldable, but with a bottom that would keep my feet dry as I walked around a ski...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 24th, 2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,119
Posted By Andee
Perhaps you could find a dressy black skirt to...

Perhaps you could find a dressy black skirt to pair with your fancy tops.
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 21st, 2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By Andee
I recommend arriving in Barcelona a few days...

I recommend arriving in Barcelona a few days early--there's so much to see! We especially loved the Gaudi sites.

We toured Palma de Mallorca on our own; took the bus into town, did a self guided...
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 21st, 2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,423
Posted By Andee
There is a brand new Hilton Garden Inn on 54th St...

There is a brand new Hilton Garden Inn on 54th St between 7th & 8th Aves. If you put the code 2669220 into the corporate discount box (not the regular discount box), there are some great rates. ...
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 20th, 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,236
Posted By Andee
As I start my trip planning, I create a Word...

As I start my trip planning, I create a Word document. It gets added to and edited as I research. When I get close to the trip, I tend to pare it down to only essential information.
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 18th, 2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Andee
We found Helsinki easy to tour on our own and...

We found Helsinki easy to tour on our own and certainly worth a full day all by itself. Haven't been to Porvoo.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 14th, 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,837
Posted By Andee
Interesting--it's something I never think about...

Interesting--it's something I never think about because I'm so nearsighted that it wouldn't be safe for me to shave without my glasses on. I've always stood with one foot in the sink to shave. That...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 14th, 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,538
Posted By Andee
I don't use a tanning bed--too afraid of skin...

I don't use a tanning bed--too afraid of skin cancer.

We each take a carry on and one medium sized suitcase.

I don't think there's storage at the pier.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 13th, 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By Andee
I want to get some to take skiing so I can walk...

I want to get some to take skiing so I can walk around the cafeteria without my ski boots. I'll look at Marshall's this week. thanks!
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 13th, 2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By Andee
We did some research and knew what we wanted to...

We did some research and knew what we wanted to see (don't remember the details--it was the same cruise Mura was in in 2005) and negotiated with a guide when we got off the ship. Had a great day,...
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