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Forum: Cruise Air Today, 12:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
Thanks, I stand corrected, poor choice of words,...

Thanks, I stand corrected, poor choice of words, what I meant was the pilots agreed among themselves to return to work.
Forum: Cruise Air Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
I get your point. Actually don't think it would...

I get your point. Actually don't think it would be much different then working through a travel agent, which is what Celebrity Emergency Air Dept seems to be. If we needed to buy a new ticket,...
Forum: Cruise Air Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
Yes, Celebrity Emergency Air Department did say...

Yes, Celebrity Emergency Air Department did say that they would help us get rebooked on our now Celebrity purchased ticket. I made it very clear we had purchased our ticket directly from AF. The...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 28th, 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 11,012
Posted By pris993
Agree, I had a similar problem in the gym on a...

Agree, I had a similar problem in the gym on a ship.... early morning, folks enjoyed being on the tread mills watching the sea in peace and quiet, til staff came to work... then they pipped in some...
Forum: Cruise Air September 28th, 2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
Actually if our flight was during the strike time...

Actually if our flight was during the strike time period or was cancelled, they would book another flight for us if we wanted them to do so. If we simply wanted to purchase another ticket they would...
Forum: Cruise Air September 28th, 2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
Encouraging news today, pilots and AF reached...

Encouraging news today, pilots and AF reached agreement. So think we will be okay on Thursday, but will keep checking AF web site for current flight status.

I also called Celebrity Cruises, even...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 28th, 2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,032
Posted By pris993
Well if you want to reward the "right people", it...

Well if you want to reward the "right people", it is not hard. We have asked who has cooked our "special orders" in the kitchen, let the maitre'd know that we wanted to treat them to drinks of their...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 27th, 2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,032
Posted By pris993
Exactly, and for those of us who do ask and...

Exactly, and for those of us who do ask and receive, tipping extra is no problem. We tipped more than double in extra cash, plus our auto tip at the end. We did a 14 night transatlantic on HAL in...
Forum: Cruise Air September 27th, 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
Thanks for the suggestions and effort you put to...

Thanks for the suggestions and effort you put to help. Called AF again this am, until they extend the strike notification beyond 9/30 we can't do anything. Once they do, we can call to try to...
Forum: Cruise Air September 26th, 2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
The flight we have is San Francisco to Paris, AF...

The flight we have is San Francisco to Paris, AF 083 thru Paris, Oct 2, with a connection to Rome on AF/

We can't rebook with AF til the flight is cancelled. Flight status is announced 24 hrs...
Forum: Cruise Air September 25th, 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By pris993
We are still in the waiting game. Our fight is...

We are still in the waiting game. Our fight is scheduled for Oct 2, the flight has been flying most days but one never knows. Called Air France since we booked directly with them. As soon as a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 24th, 2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,804
Posted By pris993
I usually expect that we will spend on board...

I usually expect that we will spend on board about $70 a day for the two of us, including auto tip. That includes a couple of bottles of wine or corking fees, a few beers, a dvd and bingo the last...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 24th, 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,284
Posted By pris993
We did BLU once, we felt the only value was it...

We did BLU once, we felt the only value was it was quiet and less crowded beyond that not impressed. We skip the MDR because it is too noisy and crowded. Therefore, we opt for breakfast in our...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 22nd, 2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,898
Posted By pris993
They really don't want to make it easy.... the...

They really don't want to make it easy.... the less you know the better.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 21st, 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By pris993
Air France pilot strike extended til 9/25

Just learned Air France pilots went on strike and 60% of flights cancelled last week.

We are booked on 10/1 from San Francisco thru Paris to Rome. Need to figure out some options...

Just...
Forum: Cruise Air September 21st, 2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By pris993
Air France pilot strike extended another week?

Just learned Air France pilots strike extended another week til 9/25, we are booked to leave 10/1.

Flying San Francisco thru Paris to Rome. Not sure what to do, looks like trying to get another...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 21st, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,615
Posted By pris993
We tried BLU on a 7 night cruise. We usually...

We tried BLU on a 7 night cruise. We usually book a CC cabin. To be honest even though we are elite on X, we have not been that pleased with the MDR on the newest ships for sure, Eclipse, Equinox. ...
Forum: Cunard Line September 18th, 2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,466
Posted By pris993
I think you would enjoy Cunard a lot. We did...

I think you would enjoy Cunard a lot.

We did a TA on the Queen Victoria a year ago, we were not sure we would enjoy Cunard, love it. So much so we booked a Mediterranean cruise on the QV, 6...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 18th, 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,988
Posted By pris993
If you have 8 private excursions planned, you...

If you have 8 private excursions planned, you have already lost the battle. We have done many port intensive cruises in the Mediterranean. Can't imagine booking 8 excursions and expecting to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 18th, 2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,347
Posted By pris993
We do the same, in over 30 years of cruising we...

We do the same, in over 30 years of cruising we have only had one bad experience, it was not with the shore staff but with a local taxi in Ft Lauderdale, who entered the port wrong, had to go around...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 18th, 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By pris993
We have not booked a flight thru a cruise line in...

We have not booked a flight thru a cruise line in years, if you want to have some control over what happens to you if there are problems, book your own air even if it costs you more.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 17th, 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,664
Posted By pris993
7 day on RCCL, Song of America, in l983, I think....

7 day on RCCL, Song of America, in l983, I think. Cost us $1500 each for a oceanview cabin, including air and one night hotel in Miami, flying from San FRancisco.

By comparison, our first...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By pris993
Great, will have to check this Apple TV out on...

Great, will have to check this Apple TV out on the Silhouette. We loved the extensive library of DVDs HAL on the Nieuw Amsterdam... we often got a movie in the late afternoon to view in our cabin.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By pris993
Glad you enjoyed the NA too. We also did a...

Glad you enjoyed the NA too. We also did a crossing on the Ruby and Queen Victoria a few years back, both of those cruises were also first rate. Love those crossings.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises September 17th, 2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,508
Posted By pris993
We did two cruises on the Queen Victoria a year...

We did two cruises on the Queen Victoria a year ago, one a TA and the other a 12 night Mediterranean. We were not sure we would like Cunard. Actually found our TA outstanding, we have a balcony...
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