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Forum: Alaska May 9th, 2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,624
Posted By kitsVA
We booked on Feb 18th for July 6th, 2015...

We booked on Feb 18th for July 6th, 2015 Northbound on NCL Sun. Our group grew from 10 cabins to 34 cabins. Lost count of how many people. Probably 80.

Plan to do 3-4 days pre-cruise tours and 3-5...
Forum: Alaska March 5th, 2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By kitsVA
Haven't been to Alaska yet but this sounds like a...

Haven't been to Alaska yet but this sounds like a great plan. Also, when I think of Alaska I think of the dome train along with snow covered mountains, bears, and whales. Nice to have all signature...
Forum: Alaska March 4th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By kitsVA
How early to rent car and book hotels in Alaska for July 2015?

We are a very very large group(19 and growing families) and many of us plan to split in groups and do our own land tours but, most of the families plan to rent their own car and try to stay at the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 28th, 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By kitsVA
We did a recent booking on NCL for a group of 79...

We did a recent booking on NCL for a group of 79 members and around 70 of them sailed on NCL before. We didn't even book through NCL or gave the TA our Latitude numbers but the TA confirmation came...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 28th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By kitsVA
I did lot of deal hunting for our 2015 Alaska...

I did lot of deal hunting for our 2015 Alaska group booking for 29 cabins and no one was able to beat the prices of the big box store who has online travel site. I even requested NCL I will book for...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 28th, 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By kitsVA
One of the reasons several of our friends booked...

One of the reasons several of our friends booked inside cabins is so their husbands don't smoke in the balcony and ruin their cabin :-)
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 27th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By kitsVA
We will be sailing northbound after you return....

We will be sailing northbound after you return. :). Already our group of friends from Northern VA booked 29 cabins on Deck 10.
Forum: Alaska February 27th, 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By kitsVA
Also OP is planning to do one-way so he can do...

Also OP is planning to do one-way so he can do Alaska land tours. I think HAL, Princess, and NCL are the only options. At least for us as I looked for sailings in July on standard cruiselines. Not...
Forum: Alaska February 27th, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By kitsVA
I just looked at RCL, Carnival, Celebrity, HAL,...

I just looked at RCL, Carnival, Celebrity, HAL, Princess, NCL which are all in similar price range. Are there more large cruise ships in this price range that go to Glacier Bay?
Forum: Alaska February 27th, 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By kitsVA
I did similar research and only considered...

I did similar research and only considered cruiselines that go to Glacier Bay. NCL, Princess, and HAL are the only one's that go to Glacier Bay. Then we settled with NCL Sun Northbound for several...
Forum: Alaska February 27th, 2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By kitsVA
Better to sail on one that goes to Glacier Bay...

Better to sail on one that goes to Glacier Bay and maybe take excursion to Tracy Arm. I think young crowd will like Ncl more than Princess. Loved Pearl. Spinnaker Louge is awesome place to sit inside...
Forum: Alaska February 27th, 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 61,491
Posted By kitsVA
Just what I need for my July 6th Northbound sail...

Just what I need for my July 6th Northbound sail on Ncl Sun. Planning to reach Seattle 3rd night, spend a day there and next two and half in Vancouver before cruise. Looks like I can follow your...
Forum: Alaska February 24th, 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By kitsVA
Couldn't wait for Princess or HAL to annouce. So,...

Couldn't wait for Princess or HAL to annouce. So, our group already booked over 25 cabins on NCL Sun Northbound July 6th sailing. We already drive the prices up for the last 3 families who booked...
Forum: Alaska February 23rd, 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By kitsVA
When I called Princess, they mentioned to expect...

When I called Princess, they mentioned to expect details in March and HAL lady sounded clueless and said they usually announce when this year sails are almost ending in Sep.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 22nd, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By kitsVA
Any O'Sheehan's like 24 hour option on Sun?

We are sailing on Sun to Alaska in 2015 with large group of friends. We all have teenage kids who loved O'Sheehan's where they probably ate more Brownie Sundae's than they ate all their life. Is...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 22nd, 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By kitsVA
I just booked over 23 cabins for a large group of...

I just booked over 23 cabins for a large group of our friends on Northbound Sun cruise for July 6th. Most of us did last year spring cruise on Epic in Balcony cabins and we only used the balcony to...
Forum: Alaska February 21st, 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,266
Posted By kitsVA
If I remember well, NCL charges for Pizza only if...

If I remember well, NCL charges for Pizza only if you ask for delivery. It is free if you go to their buffet. Haven't been on Princess but from what friends said their loved the 24hour restaurant on...
Forum: Alaska February 18th, 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,446
Posted By kitsVA
I started research for 2015 as well for around...

I started research for 2015 as well for around 11-12 days around July 4th weekend. I am planning for large group and at this time we all seem to prefer NCL Sun for couple of reasons.

1. We all...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 14th, 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By kitsVA
Congrats. I am planning Southbound cruise for...

Congrats. I am planning Southbound cruise for 2015 around July 4th weekend with large group of friends. We all did NCL Epic and we all enjoyed NCL FreeStyle so much. Wanted to do NCL again but...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 10th, 2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By kitsVA
I checked with Costco who have the best prices...

I checked with Costco who have the best prices but still $350 higher than their 2014 prices. Group booking gets same prices as booking individually except the group leader get 1 person price credit...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 10th, 2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By kitsVA
Pearl Alaska Cruise prices higher for 2015?

I was looking to do group booking for 15 cabins for 2015 June 3rd week this early hoping the prices will be at their lowerst. Surprised to see the same week cruise to same ports in 2014 are cheaper...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 10th, 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,275
Posted By kitsVA
I've been on Epic twice and Pearl once. In BOTH...

I've been on Epic twice and Pearl once. In BOTH lunch & dinner buffet's a small section always has Indian food. They almost always had one veggie lentils item(my personal favorite), one veggie curry,...
Forum: Alaska February 10th, 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By kitsVA
Why 2015 Pearl cruise costs lot more than 2014?

I was under the impression early booking will get you better cabins and prices. I checked the prices for 3rd week of June cruise from Seattle for 2014 and 2015 and I see the same cabin is costing us...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 1st, 2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,912
Posted By kitsVA
I tell my friends if they like Crate & Barel,...

I tell my friends if they like Crate & Barel, Volkswagon's, Apple, Sony, South Moon Under, etc - then, NCL is the cruise to take:).
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line April 26th, 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By kitsVA
On our recent cruise several of our friends...

On our recent cruise several of our friends booked on different days and times. At some shows they fell and for some they didn't. That made me think that do fall and make it look like it's part of...
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