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Forum: East Coast Departures Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Underwatr
I rely on Google Maps when I don't know anything...

I rely on Google Maps when I don't know anything else about a city. Google Maps suggests the 2-3 or 4 train for 2 or 3 stops to Borough Place then the 61 bus, or the 63 bus changing to the 61 bus at...
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe Today, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,509
Posted By Underwatr
In my case they asked for the flight arrival...

In my case they asked for the flight arrival time, and said "OK, your driver will be waiting for you at (15 minutes after the time I provided)." I pointed out that it would be an international...
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,509
Posted By Underwatr
The one slight hiccup I had with Smith's was that...

The one slight hiccup I had with Smith's was that they scheduled my pickup for about 15 minutes after my scheduled arrival into Heathrow from JFK. There was a considerable queue at immigration and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
The COS may purchase a second seat or may discuss...

The COS may purchase a second seat or may discuss their seating need at the gate. Either way they will be given a card that allows them to mark the spillover seat as reserved. Southwest also...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 30th, 2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
COS = Customer of Size. It's Southwest's term for...

COS = Customer of Size. It's Southwest's term for Passenger of Size (perhaps because it might have unfavorable implications if a COS sees a notation referring to himself as a POS). :)

*(Piece of...
Forum: Cunard Line August 30th, 2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Underwatr
On my personalizer when I log on I'm in the...

On my personalizer when I log on I'm in the "Travel Documents" section and I have two tabs at the top. When I first log in it's on "Day-by-Day View." When I click on "Full Itinerary View" the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 30th, 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
You must have been among the last to board. ...

You must have been among the last to board. Those of us who check in early appreciate those who don't. ;)
Forum: Cunard Line August 30th, 2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By Underwatr
You should post your tour share requests in the...

You should post your tour share requests in the Roll Call threads for your cruise:

Rome-Venice October 24 (http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2076987)
Venice-Rome October 31...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 30th, 2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
Not sure but I think normal bumping rules would...

Not sure but I think normal bumping rules would go into effect - ask for volunteers, then if necessary bump as if it was any other oversold flight. This would not normally result in the larger person...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 30th, 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
Southwest is one of the more profitable domestic...

Southwest is one of the more profitable domestic airlines and if they can do that by "giving away" an extra seat to someone who doesn't fit between the armrests that would seem to be a matter between...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 29th, 2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
Ah, but peanuts! :)

Ah, but peanuts! :)
Forum: Cunard Line August 29th, 2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Underwatr
The roll call thread for that cruise is here: ...

The roll call thread for that cruise is here:
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2088814

Not very active but there are a few people posting in it.
Forum: Cunard Line August 29th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Underwatr
There's a little less variety but you could eat...

There's a little less variety but you could eat in Todd English/Verandah/Lido-KC specialty restaurants every night and get "anytime" flexibility for a lot less cost than Britannia Club.
Forum: Cunard Line August 29th, 2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Underwatr
Yes there are usually little dishes of salty...

Yes there are usually little dishes of salty items available, depending on the health alert status.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 28th, 2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
It's all here: ...

It's all here:
http://www.southwest.com/html/customer-service/extra-seat/index-pol.html

I believe the passenger is given a card to mark the adjacent seat as taken - an apparent contradiction but...
Forum: Cunard Line August 28th, 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Underwatr
If the standard balconies aren't selling maybe...

If the standard balconies aren't selling maybe you'll be put into one anyway.
Forum: Cunard Line August 28th, 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Underwatr
PunkiC: Cunard helpfully posts pictures out...

PunkiC:

Cunard helpfully posts pictures out the windows of the partially obstructed staterooms on deck 4 and 5:

https://ask.cunard.com/help/cunard/fleet/qe_obs

Even if you don't know which...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 27th, 2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By Underwatr
Exact change requested for a €34 charge is lousy...

Exact change requested for a €34 charge is lousy customer service given that foreigners are likely to be able to come up with either €30 or €35 at best.
Forum: Cunard Line August 27th, 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By Underwatr
Your mileage may vary - we've always paid the...

Your mileage may vary - we've always paid the corkage. Maybe I should be more friendly to the wine steward!

I'll have enough onboard credit at Christmas that I may only carry on a few bottles of...
Forum: Cunard Line August 27th, 2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By Underwatr
http://www.balanicustom.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://www.balanicustom.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/tux-tails.jpg
Forum: Cunard Line August 26th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By Underwatr
On the other hand I'm not sure I've ever read a...

On the other hand I'm not sure I've ever read a post of yours where you were satisfied with a Cunard experience.
Forum: Cunard Line August 26th, 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Underwatr
You're right, that one definitely sounds like a...

You're right, that one definitely sounds like a "book in advance" tour.
Forum: Cunard Line August 26th, 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Underwatr
I think that "closing 7 days prior to selling"...

I think that "closing 7 days prior to selling" really means that pre-bookings close a week before sailing. The same tours may be available for booking after embarkation (typically at a slightly...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
If your 3-year-old and you are in two adjacent...

If your 3-year-old and you are in two adjacent seats I can pretty much guarantee that most people will leave the third seat vacant. :)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,924
Posted By Underwatr
Family boarding is intended for families...

Family boarding is intended for families (presumably with a lot of kid/family gear) who need a little extra time. It's a convenience rather than a necessity. That said, if boarding between A and B...
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