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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By pris993
What we did is book a tour from the ship, Paris...

What we did is book a tour from the ship, Paris on your own, no problem taking luggage along on the tour bus... it was easy, got off in Paris and got a taxi to our hotel. g
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,976
Posted By pris993
Any why is this a problem??? Smoking,...

Any why is this a problem???

Smoking, talking laudly I get but lights?

We don't do this but curious.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 27th, 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By pris993
After 50 plus cruises, we have learned to avoid...

After 50 plus cruises, we have learned to avoid public bathrooms asap, use our own asap; wash hands asap; set temperature in our cabin to the lowest setting of heat when we go to bed even in warm...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 27th, 2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By pris993
The only other suggestion ref booking air on your...

The only other suggestion ref booking air on your own, is look for an air carrier that goes in and out of both cities. Try to book the most direct flights on the same carrier, we try to avoid code...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 27th, 2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By pris993
We have done a number of cruises in and out of...

We have done a number of cruises in and out of both ports over the years.

I can tell you a regular taxi works best in both ports.

Ref hotels: We have stayed a the Hilton and Ledra Marriott in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By pris993
Not at all. We have done the same in Athens and...

Not at all. We have done the same in Athens and malta. Euphesis, Turkey... I would recommend taking a ship tour, it is aways from the ship, tours generally drop you and you can explore on your...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,436
Posted By pris993
We are the conservative side on spending... I...

We are the conservative side on spending... I usually figure $70 a day on board for auto tip and miscl spending. Relative to cash in port I typically bring $50-$100 per port, we spend more or less...
Forum: Holland America Line August 25th, 2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By pris993
Thanks folks, appreciate your info. Was hoping we...

Thanks folks, appreciate your info. Was hoping we would be able to use the Future Booking Certification which was only for a 7 day future cruise and pay the difference... as we may want to do a TA or...
Forum: Cunard Line August 25th, 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 88,745
Posted By pris993
I agree with you regarding the vast swatches of...

I agree with you regarding the vast swatches of the US... I have also noticed in my travels abroad over the past 30 years, it seems the USA's love for jeans and tennis shoes has crossed the...
Forum: Cunard Line August 25th, 2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By pris993
I agree you, about Pringles, actually someone...

I agree you, about Pringles, actually someone else mentioned them initially, which helped me confirm the discussion was over potato chips, since I am not familiar with the crisp term.
Forum: Cunard Line August 25th, 2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 88,745
Posted By pris993
I am from California too, actual I was born in...

I am from California too, actual I was born in San Francisco. What passes for California casual these days I consider for the most part sloppy.

If you are looking for some options for travel...
Forum: Cunard Line August 24th, 2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 88,745
Posted By pris993
We are long time cruisers on a wide variety...

We are long time cruisers on a wide variety lines... Princess, Celebrity, HAL, Cunard and NCL most recently. Cunard is the most formal of all lines we have been on, if you can't manage the dress...
Forum: Holland America Line August 24th, 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By pris993
Future Booking Credit, 7 day or longer?

Last time we were on HAL, we purchased a 7 day future booking credit... the FFC had changed from one basic one to I believe 3 different levels. Since we did not know what we might do purchased the...
Forum: Cunard Line August 24th, 2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,503
Posted By pris993
I thought you folks may be talking about potato...

I thought you folks may be talking about potato chips, both Lays and Pringles are American brands, I prefer Lay's ... in California we are able to get a "low salt " variety which is excellent. Have...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 22nd, 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By pris993
I would go to the airport with the most direct...

I would go to the airport with the most direct non stop flight... always... less chance of losing luggage, less flying time, maybe more expensive i.e., direct flight sometimes are but worth it.
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 22nd, 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,961
Posted By pris993
I agree with you. My DH and I are fairly...

I agree with you. My DH and I are fairly independent travelers. My DH is from Europe, so he speaks many languages which also makes it very easy for us to travel independently.

Regardless, I...
Forum: Holland America Line August 21st, 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By pris993
I would second the Hilton, Diagonal Mar... great...

I would second the Hilton, Diagonal Mar... great location on the Mediterranean, we actually have stayed in Barcelona about 5 times... have also stayed at the Hotel Arts (a Ritz Charlton). Love...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 21st, 2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,078
Posted By pris993
Anywhere in the Miditerranean, eastern or...

Anywhere in the Miditerranean, eastern or western... we have done most ports. We keep going back...
Forum: Cunard Line August 19th, 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,990
Posted By pris993
We don't cruise to socialize or make friends. ...

We don't cruise to socialize or make friends. Plus, my DH is a very fussy eater, so we special order every night, In the past, when we did share a table, others sometimes got offended that he did...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 17th, 2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By pris993
We only do it if we are on a cruise to our home...

We only do it if we are on a cruise to our home port or we are flying internationally and have a direct flight, then buy only if we find something in duty free that we can't buy a home for a similar...
Forum: Cunard Line August 15th, 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,954
Posted By pris993
Let hope the cruise line has a process to help...

Let hope the cruise line has a process to help coworkers deal with this situation effectively.
Forum: Cunard Line August 14th, 2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,417
Posted By pris993
I always sit near the door/aisle because my DH...

I always sit near the door/aisle because my DH has no patience to sit thru something he is not enjoying and I want to minimize disruption. I would guess many folks who sit in these seats have the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 14th, 2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By pris993
Really depends on the person I guess. My DH is...

Really depends on the person I guess. My DH is 83, (I am 68) we have been cruising for years... 50+ cruises. My DH is in good health, fairly active for his age, he will keep going as long as he...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 14th, 2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,995
Posted By pris993
Your situation, bring up another point, if at all...

Your situation, bring up another point, if at all possible, book direct flights... even if it costs more it is worth it. If you can't get a direct flight try if at all possible to stay with the...
Forum: Cunard Line August 12th, 2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,163
Posted By pris993
We are experienced cruisers, fairly new to...

We are experienced cruisers, fairly new to Cunard, will be on QM2, our 3rd Cunard cruise in September, going out of New York for a 14 day RT to Quebec City. We always check out our table in the...
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