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Forum: First Time Cruisers August 22nd, 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By serene56
Lots of people posting here say they tip the...

Lots of people posting here say they tip the steward 20 bucks at the start of the cruise-- but many feel that this is a bribe and how do you know that you got good service because of the 20 bucks or...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 22nd, 2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,958
Posted By serene56
yes you will be fine. Just know the inside...

yes you will be fine. Just know the inside cabin although says LARGE- its not the size of a regular hotel room. Its your first cruise-- you will be out and about on the ship more then in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By serene56
The serenity area is also around the smoking area...

The serenity area is also around the smoking area on the one side of the ship.
Music plays very loudly back there-- nothing serene about the area--LOL

children were asked to leave the area...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By serene56
He can not be cancelled under the early saver...

He can not be cancelled under the early saver program- He can ask that the deposit be sent to another sailing that they must take within the year.

He loses his deposit if he knows now he doesnt...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By serene56
Yes BUT they are left in the hall. What...

Yes BUT they are left in the hall. What happens if someone takes them or they dont make it to your cabin for one reason or another.

Diapers are expensive to begin with-- now add the extra cost...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By serene56
2 tables will work out so much better-- and...

2 tables will work out so much better-- and rotate each night a few seats so you can sit with other family members.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By serene56
2 tables will work out so much better-- and...

2 tables will work out so much better-- and rotate each night a few seats so you can sit with other family members.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 20th, 2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,958
Posted By serene56
My sons were fine on the upper bed.. and one is...

My sons were fine on the upper bed.. and one is 6'3 and the other is 6'4
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 20th, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,958
Posted By serene56
Price out the two rooms-- it might just be mere...

Price out the two rooms-- it might just be mere dollars for two rooms
But we saved over 700 putting us all into one cabin.
But you will not be able to have the lower beds together-- it will take...
Forum: Cabin Selection Tips August 20th, 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By serene56
you are high enough up that the view will bother...

you are high enough up that the view will bother you.
you are seeing that review from people who have cabins right above it
Forum: Cabin Selection Tips August 20th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,977
Posted By serene56
7250 is a good choice. Sandwich between cabin...

7250 is a good choice. Sandwich between cabin space and away from ublic areas
Forum: Cabin Selection Tips August 20th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By serene56
Location. the cabins between the two aft...

Location.

the cabins between the two aft and midship elevators will be more costly then the cabins In front of the forward elevator and behind the aft elevator.

cabins are basically the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 20th, 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,767
Posted By serene56
there are hundreds on the net. Google Carnival...

there are hundreds on the net. Google Carnival Valor 9200 then click on images
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 20th, 2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By serene56
It had everything to do with a closed loop cruise...

It had everything to do with a closed loop cruise when using a birth certificate and a drivers license.
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 19th, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By serene56
we were told that starting April 2014 that a...

we were told that starting April 2014 that a parents name needed to be on the birth certificate. Not a big deal and got another one.

My son and his family went to Jamaica-- with passports and...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 19th, 2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By serene56
We prepay tips too. And only tip in cash if the...

We prepay tips too. And only tip in cash if the steward went over and beyond what we expected--like special requests.

Only one time did that happen. and the steward went above and beyond--...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 19th, 2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,258
Posted By serene56
birth certificate-- the state issued one (with...

birth certificate-- the state issued one (with parents name on it too) Not the hospital one and and state issued photo ID.
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 18th, 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By serene56
Carnival does not have the party hardy reputation...

Carnival does not have the party hardy reputation any more-- only by the people who have never sailed.

We have cruised 26 times mostly on Carnival but sailed Royal and Princess.
We do not drink. ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 18th, 2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By serene56
I thopught formal nights were Monday and Friday...

I thopught formal nights were Monday and Friday on the Freedom
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,767
Posted By serene56
If they did not remove you from that cabin now I...

If they did not remove you from that cabin now I doubt very much that you will be moved within the next three weeks. Have a great time
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 17th, 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By serene56
With disney the 3 year old MUST be potty trained...

With disney the 3 year old MUST be potty trained in order to use their camps= or they go into the nursery where that will cost 9.00 an hour.
Carnival allows 2 and up for their camps and changes...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,767
Posted By serene56
http://cruiseweb.com/carnival-cruises-photos/state...

http://cruiseweb.com/carnival-cruises-photos/staterooms/scenic-oceanview-stateroom-picture-valor.jpg

http://s1268.photobucket.com/user/Casey298/media/DSC02084.jpg.html
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,767
Posted By serene56
I am really surprised that you were allowed to...

I am really surprised that you were allowed to book this cabin with only 2 people. Keep an eye on it incase they move you.

I dont know if I coulda made that move for 350 more. )especially if...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 17th, 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By serene56
they charge per body. So yes even when crusing...

they charge per body. So yes even when crusing with a 6 month old you will be paying the 3rd person fare.

If your child is 2 they should be tipping at the rate too.
(the hidden costs of...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 16th, 2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,174
Posted By serene56
cruiselines want a card that is tied to a bank. ...

cruiselines want a card that is tied to a bank. the prepaid card will not be accepted on a ship for your onboard account
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