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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,269
Posted By beachbum53
Thank-you! I'll give that a try.:)

Thank-you! I'll give that a try.:)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,269
Posted By beachbum53
When looking for specific information, I tend to...

When looking for specific information, I tend to use the "Search" function (I wish more people did). However, I wish there was a way to better define my search. For an example, if I want to read...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By beachbum53
Did you have a sign that said "If the cabana's...

Did you have a sign that said "If the cabana's rockin', don't come knockin' "?:o:D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,991
Posted By beachbum53
Yeah, a trampoline on a balcony is not a good...

Yeah, a trampoline on a balcony is not a good idea, especially if there's a balcony or any kind of overhang above! You could end up with one heck of a headache!:rolleyes::D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,533
Posted By beachbum53
How about the Glory? We haven't been on it yet,...

How about the Glory? We haven't been on it yet, but it appears to have most if not all of the same amenities as the Liberty.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,533
Posted By beachbum53
Just the opposite happened to us back in 2010...

Just the opposite happened to us back in 2010 when we booked the Valor for a 2011 cruise. About a week after we made our initial deposit, we got an e-mail telling us the Valor and the Liberty had...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty August 27th, 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,966
Posted By beachbum53
While there still may be some that stick to the...

While there still may be some that stick to the custom of not wearing white after Labor Day, I suspect that many don't know why that custom was started. And, I suspect there are others that either...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By beachbum53
November of 2015 is a long way off. Odds are, no...

November of 2015 is a long way off. Odds are, no one else from Cruise Critic has booked this cruise yet. Also, not everyone that books a cruise is interested in joining a roll call. And there are...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,555
Posted By beachbum53
A one room apartment is often referred to as an...

A one room apartment is often referred to as an efficiency room or studio apartment. In the U.K., it's called a studio flat. Calling the room on the ship a cabin or stateroom is definitely more...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By beachbum53
Garth Brooks - Two Pina Coladas Pink - Get the...

Garth Brooks - Two Pina Coladas
Pink - Get the Party Started
Colbie Caillat - Brighter Than the Sun
the soundtrack to the movie "Cocktail"
the following Kenny Chesney albums:
"Life on a Rock"...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By beachbum53
I know that many people are addicted to bottled...

I know that many people are addicted to bottled water, but there really is no need to take water on the ship with you. The ship's water is just as good as (if not better) than most of the bottled...
Forum: Cruise Rituals August 25th, 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,041
Posted By beachbum53
We don't typically get our suitcases out until...

We don't typically get our suitcases out until about two or three days ahead of time. Like NCTribeFan, our wardrobe isn't so extensive either. I've only got so many socks, shirts, etc. We have a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 22nd, 2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By beachbum53
It probably varies somewhat with different...

It probably varies somewhat with different insurance companies, but typically you need to buy insurance that would cover a pre-existing condition within two weeks to thirty days of booking your...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 21st, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By beachbum53
Unless there is some sort of delay, boarding...

Unless there is some sort of delay, boarding usually starts between 10:30 - 11:00. Boarding by deck may occur on some other line, but on Carnival, you will be given a card with a zone number on it,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By beachbum53
Does anyone have information on organizing a...

Does anyone have information on organizing a cocktail party for a roll call?


One of the benefits of booking through a group with Carnival is the assistance of our Group Event Planning...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 13th, 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,121
Posted By beachbum53
Whenever someone sneezes, don't automatically...

Whenever someone sneezes, don't automatically assume that they're ill and have some sort of contagious virus. The person could have some sort of allergy. True, it's not pleasant when someone sneezes...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 12th, 2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By beachbum53
2 - 2 1/2 hours for dinner? :eek: It would drive...

2 - 2 1/2 hours for dinner? :eek: It would drive me crazy to have to sit at a table that long for dinner. If it took that long to get my food and eat, there would be NO tip.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 12th, 2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By beachbum53
The reason the surrounding area is not "Adults...

The reason the surrounding area is not "Adults Only" is because that's where the Pizza Station is located, as well as a soft serve ice cream machine and a deli.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 12th, 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By beachbum53
The original 30 minute time frame seems...

The original 30 minute time frame seems reasonable to me. I don't understand why it got stretched to 40 minutes. Maybe that's to give the beer drinkers more time to float in the pool and pee before...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 11th, 2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By beachbum53
Why not call Carnival's Customer Service number...

Why not call Carnival's Customer Service number at 1-888-227-6482 and ask them?
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 11th, 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,030
Posted By beachbum53
We always take peanut M&M's with us. It's a...

We always take peanut M&M's with us. It's a cruise tradition.:) And lately, I've gotten hooked on peanut butter M&M's, so I'll be taking a bag of those, too, on our next cruise. Nothing better than...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 11th, 2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By beachbum53
On our last cruise, we had a steakhouse...

On our last cruise, we had a steakhouse reservation for 6:00 p.m. I believe we were finished and out of there by about 7:00.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 11th, 2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By beachbum53
The pool at the Aft end of the Liberty is most...

The pool at the Aft end of the Liberty is most definitely "Adults Only". On our last cruise, there was a man that brought his toddler daughter with him into the pool, and an attendant made him take...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 11th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,829
Posted By beachbum53
Although there are a few ships that the staff...

Although there are a few ships that the staff will allow items to remain on an unoccupied pool chair for 40 minutes (not sure why), I believe the standard allotted time is 30 minutes. So if you see a...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 11th, 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,005
Posted By beachbum53
Obviously, from the responses you've already...

Obviously, from the responses you've already received, everyone has their favorites. I would like to add in our current favorite. The Carnival Liberty. Both the Eastern and Western Caribbean 7 day...
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