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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 20th, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By flamomo
You're correct, Deb ..... Thanks for jogging my...

You're correct, Deb ..... Thanks for jogging my memory!
Since we were unable to make port in Vigo, I missed out on a wine tasting excursion. DARN!!! :(
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 20th, 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By flamomo
For Puntarenas, Costa Rica in March of this year,...

For Puntarenas, Costa Rica in March of this year, we did the Princess ships' tour to the rainforest and rode the aerial tram. LOVED it!!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 20th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By flamomo
I would definitely choose one where you get at...

I would definitely choose one where you get at least part of 2 days in Venice.
I like the one where the ship leaves Venice in the daytime ...... slowly sailing out the Guidecca channel to the Agean...
Forum: South America August 20th, 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By flamomo
We stayed at the Acontraluz Boutique hotel, and...

We stayed at the Acontraluz Boutique hotel, and were able to book a room right on the first floor, because we did not want to deal with stairs. That level was where the reception desk and the buffet...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 20th, 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By flamomo
It happened to me last October. I was on a B2B,...

It happened to me last October. I was on a B2B, first doing a Canary Islands itinerary r/t Southampton that was followed by a transatlantic to FLL. Great weather for the Canaries, but when we...
Forum: South America August 19th, 2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By flamomo
You could also consider the Ruby Princess ........

You could also consider the Ruby Princess ..... she is sailing out of Ft Lauderdale on January 31st, 2015

My friend and I are booked on her for 32 days, FLL to Valpariso, Chile, as we did...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 15th, 2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By flamomo
IMO, the cost of the annual MedJetAssist...

IMO, the cost of the annual MedJetAssist membership (presuming that you cruise and/or travel multiple times a year) is worthwhile. It's even a little less costly if you get thru AARP. I went on the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 14th, 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By flamomo
Before leaving for our AK cruises, we sprayed our...

Before leaving for our AK cruises, we sprayed our sneakers with a product called Camp Dry (from Walmart). We gave them 2 coats of the spray, and we had no problem with wet socks or feet.
Of more...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 9th, 2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By flamomo
Last October I did a back to back, 12 days...

Last October I did a back to back, 12 days Southampton to the Canary Islands and back to Southampton, and then 14 days from Southampton to Ft Lauderdale.
The day we were supposed to sail from...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 9th, 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By flamomo
[quote=Cruisin' Chick;43686306 Now for my...

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Now for my caution since it's your first cruise: it isn't not a smooth water cruise. It's best for those who have already been on at least one or two cruises and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 8th, 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By flamomo
ENJOY!!! I have taken a number of solo Princess...

ENJOY!!! I have taken a number of solo Princess cruises, when none of my family or cruise friends are available or interested in an itinerary that I want to do. Once you are booked, closely monitor...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 30th, 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By flamomo
I would choose the Ocean Princess ..... have...

I would choose the Ocean Princess ..... have sailed on her twice, and she is a lovely" little lady". which is what one of her Captains referred to her as. Less than 700 passengers, and excellent...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 28th, 2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,182
Posted By flamomo
I would strongly recommend you first call your...

I would strongly recommend you first call your cruiseline to ask if it's possible, and if it is, what is required to enable you to do it.
Just letting your cabin steward is not sufficient, and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 27th, 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,071
Posted By flamomo
Be sure to notify your credit card companies and...

Be sure to notify your credit card companies and the bank that provides your debit card that you will be traveling outside the US. If you do not, there is a chance that charges for purchases in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By flamomo
I've done 2 so far and have one booked for Fall...

I've done 2 so far and have one booked for Fall of 2015 12 days on the Emerald Princess, from Barcelona to Ft Lauderdale, that I am really looking forward to.
My 1st was in the Fall of 2012 .... 19...
Forum: South America July 18th, 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By flamomo
Tambor Colorado

We did the ship's tour to Tambor Colorado, which is the site of Incan ruins. Excellent tour with a really good guide!!
Of course, you should have an interest in visiting ancient ruins to appreciate...
Forum: South America July 13th, 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By flamomo
We stayed a night precruise in Valpo at the...

We stayed a night precruise in Valpo at the Acontraluz Boutique Hotel in March. Charming, comfortable, with great service, and we were able to reserve a first floor room with a private verandah...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 13th, 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By flamomo
Did the 10 day Princess cruise roundtrip Papeete...

Did the 10 day Princess cruise roundtrip Papeete on the Tahitian Princess (now the Ocean Princess) a few years ago and it was wonderful. A couple of years ago I did the 28 day roundtrip...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 26th, 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By flamomo
Wink I understand from posts on CC that the first...

I understand from posts on CC that the first number of your pin should not be a zero for ATMs in Europe.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 25th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By flamomo
Be sure to notify your bank or whoever provides...

Be sure to notify your bank or whoever provides your debit card of your foreign travel plans.
You should also do that for any credit cards you may use while out of the US.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 22nd, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By flamomo
It would be wise for you to notify your bank and...

It would be wise for you to notify your bank and your credit card companies that you will be traveling outside you home country, if you think there is a chance that you might use your debit card to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 21st, 2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By flamomo
Waterproof footwear is NOT necessary unless you...

Waterproof footwear is NOT necessary unless you are planning to be tromping about in the boonies.
We simply treated our sneakers with a water repellant spray called "Camp Dry" that we purchased at...
Forum: South America June 13th, 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By flamomo
You might be interested in a delightful little...

You might be interested in a delightful little book, available only from Amazon for Kindle, as far as I know, written by Susan M White, named 'Discover the secret soul of Chile: Valpariso and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 13th, 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By flamomo
Not the name, but she was very pleasant and...

Not the name, but she was very pleasant and informative.
Forum: South America June 12th, 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By flamomo
We flew into Santiago early in the morning, and...

We flew into Santiago early in the morning, and stayed a night in Valpariso a few months ago. We found Valpo to be interesting and charming.

We stayed at the Acontraluz Boutique Hotel, and really...
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