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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 520
Posted By beachbum53
Antigua! Beautiful island and beautiful beaches!...

Antigua! Beautiful island and beautiful beaches! Absolutely my favorite.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By beachbum53
I seriously doubt that anyone on here would have...

I seriously doubt that anyone on here would have that information. Have you tried calling Carnival? You should be able to get excursion information for your Dec. 28/2014 cruise, and maybe tentative...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By beachbum53
In addition to that, are you close enough to the...

In addition to that, are you close enough to the port city, or will you have to fly? If you have to fly, see which airlines go there, and what the airfare will be at the time you want to go. A number...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By beachbum53
Although we've not had a cabin above the main...

Although we've not had a cabin above the main theater, we've had one above one of the lounges. In that particular lounge, on some nights, they would have karaoke. And of course, the more people...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By beachbum53
Congratulations on your anniversary. Maybe you...

Congratulations on your anniversary. Maybe you could get your husband to do something fun and romantic for you. Take him to the Karaoke bar and have him sing a song to you. I sang a song for my wife...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 17th, 2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By beachbum53
What about special occasions, like for your or...

What about special occasions, like for your or your husband's birthday, or your anniversary? Anyway, I hope you have a great cruise!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 17th, 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By beachbum53
I believe the prices would be the same as those...

I believe the prices would be the same as those at one of the ship's bars. Here is a current price list that may answer your question.
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Forum: First Time Cruisers April 17th, 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By beachbum53
The MDR dining times are the same every evening....

The MDR dining times are the same every evening. So if you're dinner time is 8:30 p.m., it will be the same each evening. MTD, aka Any Time Dining, is just that. You can go in pretty much whenever...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 17th, 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By beachbum53
Even though the cruise lines have a dress code...

Even though the cruise lines have a dress code for the MDR, the Maitre D and wait staff know that not everyone gets all of their luggage prior to dinner time on the first day. The first evening is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 16th, 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By beachbum53
I'm not trying to burst your bubble, but I think...

I'm not trying to burst your bubble, but I think those surveys are sent out randomly, sort of like a lottery drawing. Maybe there's something unique about your e-mail address that makes it keep...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 15th, 2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By beachbum53
We each have a packable backpack. That way, one...

We each have a packable backpack. That way, one person doesn't have to carry everything (beach towels, water bottles, sun block, etc.). The ones we have are made by Eddie Bauer, and can be used as a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 15th, 2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,882
Posted By beachbum53
Hmmm. Funny that no one said they wished for a...

Hmmm. Funny that no one said they wished for a midnight salad bar. That's okay. Can't say that I'd be thrilled with one either. I can honestly say I've never had a late night craving for a salad....
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By beachbum53
Four people plus luggage in a regular taxi would...

Four people plus luggage in a regular taxi would be a real squeeze. A taxi van would be the way to go, and definitely quicker and cheaper than the Carnival Shuttle bus. Here's the link to the shuttle...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 14th, 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By beachbum53
Since most little ones like to color, maybe you...

Since most little ones like to color, maybe you could find some coloring books that feature sea life, or beach activities and swimming, or other things you might see or do while on a cruise, and...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,115
Posted By beachbum53
Why would you go on a cruise? Well, let's...

Why would you go on a cruise?

Well, let's break this down.

You only have to unpack once.
The ship takes you to places you want to visit, which means you don't have to fly to each port....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 13th, 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By beachbum53
Carnival also offers a Military rate. I second...

Carnival also offers a Military rate. I second the suggestion to talk to a cruise specialist in your area. She / he can answer all of your questions and help you in choosing the cruise that best...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 13th, 2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By beachbum53
Two others to add to the list: "Chupacabra...

Two others to add to the list:

"Chupacabra Terror"

Storyline

Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña ('Giancarlo Esposito') traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 13th, 2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,110
Posted By beachbum53
I suppose whether you call it a neck tie or long...

I suppose whether you call it a neck tie or long tie depends on which side of the pond you're from.;)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 12th, 2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By beachbum53
Yes. On the first night, you'll get a free bottle...

Yes. On the first night, you'll get a free bottle of wine, either red or white (your choice).
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 12th, 2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By beachbum53
Here's something I've done. Get a coffee cup (or...

Here's something I've done. Get a coffee cup (or two) from the buffet area. You can use it to put your pocket change in, car keys, or any other small items that you won't need on the ship. The cup...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 11th, 2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By beachbum53
I'm not 100% sure, but I think most people prefer...

I'm not 100% sure, but I think most people prefer to make their reservations ahead of time. The steakhouse is very popular, and seating is limited, and if you wait until you board the ship, you may...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 11th, 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,110
Posted By beachbum53
He'll be fine without a jacket. You're likely to...

He'll be fine without a jacket. You're likely to see several men not wearing a jacket on Formal Night. In fact, don't be surprised if you see some not wearing a tie either.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 11th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By beachbum53
I could be wrong, but I believe the cargo...

I could be wrong, but I believe the cargo compartment has basically the same pressure as the passenger compartment. Sometimes live animals, such as pets, are put in the cargo compartment. So it only...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 11th, 2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,841
Posted By beachbum53
Sometimes, especially with a question like this,...

Sometimes, especially with a question like this, it's best to call Carnival directly and ask them. While most cruisers on here are knowledgeable of some things, it would be a real shot in the dark to...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 10th, 2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,078
Posted By beachbum53
I'm guessing you're referring to the "balcony...

I'm guessing you're referring to the "balcony club"? We do know how to behave ourselves. We're not wild animals.:)
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