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Forum: Greece Ports December 24th, 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By jvalastro
What to do in Katakolon besides Olympia

Hi everyone! We are looking at a cruise that has a stop in Katakolon next summer. I know Olympia is the main attraction for the port, but we are planning on going to Ephesus, which I have heard is...
Forum: Alaska December 12th, 2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By jvalastro
We are looking into doing either a helicopter or...

We are looking into doing either a helicopter or float plane tour in one of the four ports. First, do you guys think a helicopter or float plane tour would be better for a family (16, 13 and 11 year...
Forum: Alaska December 8th, 2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By jvalastro
Thanks for all of the responses! So looking...

Thanks for all of the responses! So looking around, I noticed that Royal Caribbean has an itinerary on the Radiance of the Seas that stops at four ports (Juneau, Ketchikan, Skagway and Icy Straight),...
Forum: Alaska December 7th, 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By jvalastro
Also, we are looking for port intensive cruises...

Also, we are looking for port intensive cruises so the less sea days the better!
Forum: Alaska December 7th, 2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By jvalastro
2014 Alaskan Cruise for Family

Hi everyone! We are looking at a cruise next summer in either June or July for my family, with kids 16, 14 and 12. Obviously, in Alaska itinerary is our main focus, but with that, I do want a ship...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports August 11th, 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By jvalastro
Istanbul Safety

Hello everyone! So we are looking at a cruise next summer that stops in Istanbul, stays overnight, and debarks the next day. To anyone who has been there recently, have you felt safe amid the the...
Forum: Greece Ports August 9th, 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By jvalastro
Couple Questions about Katakolon and Corfua

Hi everyone! I have two questions, one about Katakolon, and one about Corfu. So first, in Katakolon, what is there to do for a family besides Olympia? My kids are not that interested in ruins and our...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 31st, 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By jvalastro
We're looking at the June 14 cruise, so it sounds...

We're looking at the June 14 cruise, so it sounds like being in the summer will help bring in more kids/ teens
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 31st, 2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By jvalastro
Europe Cruise with Teens

Hi Everyone! We just got back from a 7 day western med cruise on the Liberty of the Seas, which was awesome, and are now looking at the 7 day adriatic to aegean cruise on the Equinox. So first off,...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 11th, 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,841
Posted By jvalastro
I just got back from a 7 day cruise on the...

I just got back from a 7 day cruise on the Liberty, and there was no lobster night at all. I asked our waiter about this, and she simply said they no longer have lobster night. I don't know if this...
Forum: Cruise Air June 22nd, 2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By jvalastro
Immigration in Frankfurt

Hi everyone!

In our upcoming flight, we have a 1 hour 45 minute delay in Frankfurt, Germany. Coming from the US, will this be long enough to get through immigration and onto our next flight to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 7th, 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By jvalastro
Wow thanks for all the responses guys. So it does...

Wow thanks for all the responses guys. So it does look like it's docking. Well I guess thats good news... save some time from the tender.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 6th, 2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By jvalastro
Liberty in La Spezia

So I first posted this on the Italy page, but I didn't get a clear response so I was wondering if any of you knew about this. So when we first booked this cruise, we were planning on stopping in...
Forum: Italy Ports May 5th, 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By jvalastro
No, I do trust RCCL's website, but it just...

No, I do trust RCCL's website, but it just changed from tender to dock, so I didn't know if anyone else knew anything about this. I will post in the roll call. Thanks for the responses!
Forum: Italy Ports May 5th, 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By jvalastro
Dock or Tender in La Spezia?

Hi, we are on the June 30th cruise aboard the Liberty of the Seas. We were originally planned to stop in Livorno, but a few weeks ago this got changed to La Spezia. So, when there first was this...
Forum: Countdown to Quantum Class April 17th, 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,901
Posted By jvalastro
There is still a lot of More to Come, and some in...

There is still a lot of More to Come, and some in pretty prime places, such as the aft of 15, so it will be interesting to see what they still have to reveal.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 15th, 2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,230
Posted By jvalastro
I personally cannot see there being a bowling...

I personally cannot see there being a bowling alley, for other cruise lines have already had this idea. I have a feeling all of these WOW features will be new to the whole industry.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 13th, 2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By jvalastro
If you have the time, you might be able to find a...

If you have the time, you might be able to find a Cunard transatlantic that will bring you Eastbound, and that may be cheaper than the flight..
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 13th, 2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,230
Posted By jvalastro
Well if this new thing is truly new to the...

Well if this new thing is truly new to the industry, and the Radiance Class already has or has had a revolving restaurant, then this now item will probably not be a revolving restaurant.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 12th, 2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 23,230
Posted By jvalastro
Yes, but the account that did tweet it was...

Yes, but the account that did tweet it was @RoyalCaribPR, a twitter account Royal made for some of it's PR Announcements.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 31st, 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,200
Posted By jvalastro
Well, I am guessing we will for sure get the...

Well, I am guessing we will for sure get the location of the ship for looking at the deployment schedule April 16 is the day that winter caribbean and northeast schedules are being released. But, of...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 17th, 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,974
Posted By jvalastro
If you have an iPhone and your kids do as well,...

If you have an iPhone and your kids do as well, you only need wifi to iMessage each other. (iMessage is just texting between two iPhones) But I'm not sure if only getting wifi on the ship would be...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 12th, 2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By jvalastro
And most lines besides Cunard have transatlantics...

And most lines besides Cunard have transatlantics from US to Europe in the late spring (April-May) and from Europe to US in fall (October-November).
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 12th, 2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By jvalastro
Obviously you can't really make any plans until...

Obviously you can't really make any plans until the 2014 schedule comes out, but you can hope to find a ship such as say the Independence of the Seas, which homeport is Southampton, thats...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 12th, 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By jvalastro
Do you have any idea of what time of year you...

Do you have any idea of what time of year you want to go? If you want to go in the spring or fall, you could take a different cruise line to Europe, stay there, and then come back to the US on a...
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