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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By svm8
Definitely submit it! I also had a drop last...

Definitely submit it! I also had a drop last week-I think Wednesday as well-and my response came within about 30 minutes or so. I was pleasantly suprised that they were so quick, and I have to wonder...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 4th, 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By svm8
Ours finally went down as well! I've been...

Ours finally went down as well! I've been watching all the sailings around my date drop, and finally ours dropped!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,809
Posted By svm8
I'm glad to hear your positive review! We are...

I'm glad to hear your positive review! We are sailing the Ecstasy in June with the same ports, and our kids are close in age to yours (10 and 7 at the time we cruise). We are super excited and to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 30th, 2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By svm8
Our June sailing out of Pt Canaveral has only...

Our June sailing out of Pt Canaveral has only dropped $50 (thats total for 4 people!) and we booked in September. I've been following all the huge price drops threads and it is a little...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By svm8
I submitted a form, with the rate shown x4. I...

I submitted a form, with the rate shown x4. I know that wouldn't be correct, but thought I'd give it a try. I'm fairly certain that nothing will come of it, especially after seeing other threads on...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By svm8
I would love to do this, but I have 4 people in...

I would love to do this, but I have 4 people in one room, so I don't know how to take the rate that they are showing on that front page and get to a total fare with the 3rd and 4th passenger rate.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By svm8
So since it was a glitch, I'm assuming they...

So since it was a glitch, I'm assuming they didn't honor the prices? Just wishful thinking, but I would so love even a tiny drop!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By svm8
Price drop or not? Carnival website question

I've been diligently watching fares for my June cruise on the Ecstasy and have had no drops at all. Today when I did a mock booking, it shows a lower price until I get to the "your rate" page. It...
Forum: Bahamas February 16th, 2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By svm8
We are in a similar situation-DH and I are mid...

We are in a similar situation-DH and I are mid 30s, 2 kids age 10 and 7. It sounds like we have similar interests to your family and we will be in Nassau and Freeport this summer.
We are strongly...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 1st, 2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,002
Posted By svm8
I understand! Sometimes getting there is half the...

I understand! Sometimes getting there is half the fun!:)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 1st, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,002
Posted By svm8
I see you are in Americus. It might be possible...

I see you are in Americus. It might be possible to save a bit in gas money and travel costs by sailing out of Jacksonville, Pt Canaveral, or Tampa. The cruises for your dates from those ports may...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 19th, 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,021
Posted By svm8
You may have already had your procedure, but I...

You may have already had your procedure, but I thought I would follow up on your question about finding a surgeon. My primary care physician referred me to a vascular surgeon in my town.
You...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 15th, 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,554
Posted By svm8
Definitely food for thought. . . In our case,...

Definitely food for thought. . .
In our case, we are not necessarily considering an independent excursion to save money (it is cheaper, but only by about $100) but the combination of activities...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 14th, 2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,554
Posted By svm8
Excellent suggestions-adding these to my ongoing...

Excellent suggestions-adding these to my ongoing list of cruise information and things-to-do.
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 14th, 2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,554
Posted By svm8
This is wonderful information--you guys are...

This is wonderful information--you guys are making me feel much better about looking into non-ship sponsored excursions.



We are looking at highly rated tour operators in the Bahamas, with...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 13th, 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,554
Posted By svm8
ship excursions vs. independent-anyone ever been left?

I've been reading the boards obsessively and understand the pros/cons of ship sponsored excursions and independent excursions. The main risk that is mentioned is being left if the independent...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 15th, 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,922
Posted By svm8
I was all set to go with Carnival's insurance,...

I was all set to go with Carnival's insurance, just to simplify planning, BUT when I realized they offered no pre-existing condition waiver, that changed my mind.
What a difference-counting back...
Forum: Bahamas October 12th, 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By svm8
Will I have time for Western Heritage or Lucayan kayak excursion?

We will be in Freeport from 9am to 5pm and I am looking at excursions. There are 3 tours offered through Grand Bahama Nature Tours that look great and would be perfect for our family-Western...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 1st, 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 52,185
Posted By svm8
I'm enjoying your review so much! We will be...

I'm enjoying your review so much! We will be following in your footsteps this summer with a visit to Kennedy Space Center and then on to the Ecstasy.
Thanks for taking the time to share!!
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty September 30th, 2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,527
Posted By svm8
I love Ross! It is definitely hit or miss, and...

I love Ross! It is definitely hit or miss, and sometimes things are mis-sized, etc., but lots of bargains. Ours has cut back on tops and pants, but has racks and racks of dresses. I regularly find...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty September 28th, 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,689
Posted By svm8
There are some really beautiful sets out there! I...

There are some really beautiful sets out there! I may need to order more than one!!:)
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty September 27th, 2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,689
Posted By svm8
Thank you so much for the suggestions! I think...

Thank you so much for the suggestions! I think something like this will simplify my packing and conserve space in the small ship bathroom.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty September 26th, 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,689
Posted By svm8
Travel/cruise friendly makeup kits

I am looking for an all-in-one type makeup "kit" or pallete that would be easy to pack for our upcoming cruise and other vacations. I have bought kits like this from Avon in the past, but wasn't...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty September 26th, 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,021
Posted By svm8
I had laser vein ablation done 2 years ago at age...

I had laser vein ablation done 2 years ago at age 32 and I am so glad I did! I had extremely painful, ropy veins on the back of my knee and achy legs every night. My primary physician referred me to...
Forum: Saving Money on Your Cruise - Tips & Advice August 10th, 2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By svm8
Thanks, Keith. I guess I need to just pick a...

Thanks, Keith. I guess I need to just pick a cruise and book it! ;)
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