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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By SadieN
Euros???

You could buy some before you go or use an ATM on the island. Many cards have no transaction fee and just charge a penny or two more than the bank rate.
We've bought some from AAA. Check with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By SadieN
Don't officially switch cabins, just get extra...

Don't officially switch cabins, just get extra keys. Much easier.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By SadieN
Of your choices I've only sailed on the Paradise...

Of your choices I've only sailed on the Paradise and Elation when they were both on the West Coast. They are the youngest of the Fantasy class sisters.

Both have slides into the Lido pool. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By SadieN
Basketball shorts are fine for everywhere except...

Basketball shorts are fine for everywhere except the MDR at dinner.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 328
Posted By SadieN
Does the paper DL state that it is a legal ID? ...

Does the paper DL state that it is a legal ID? Some states, like California, aren't.
Put it into a ziplock to prevent damage.
Has your old DL expired?


(Another good reason to have a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By SadieN
Sis' first cruise on Princess had the same...

Sis' first cruise on Princess had the same bedding as you. Her two cruises after that had bedding similar to Carnival's.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By SadieN
Large round tables are very awkward. Had a table...

Large round tables are very awkward. Had a table for 13 on the Paradise years ago. Could talk with the whole group. We went back to two tables.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By SadieN
The two ships are like night and day. Inspiration...

The two ships are like night and day. Inspiration was define fly shining bright.

Both have excellent crew. Our issue on the Imagination was with the lido chefs (recipes didn't seem to be...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By SadieN
Removing auto-tips on Cheers

Like with the soda package, the 15% gets split among all bar staff. Keep it on and tip extra if you want to.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 01:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By SadieN
NCL Pride of America around the Hawaiian Islands...

NCL Pride of America around the Hawaiian Islands is very port intensive.
Forum: West Coast Departures Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By SadieN
Could always check out the vending machines at...

Could always check out the vending machines at your hotel or the Mini dealership. :)
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By SadieN
All department stores have nice costume jewelry. ...

All department stores have nice costume jewelry.
I bought some Crislu years ago at Nordstroms. Even our snooty relatives thought my earrings were real.

At the cheaper end there is Charming...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By SadieN
Boat shoes

The soles have no grip, can be slippery when wet. When they get wet the insides get very wonky as they seem to be a covered heavy duty cardboard- type material.

Also Birkenstocks aren't good. ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,258
Posted By SadieN
It's like politics and religion.

It's like politics and religion.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By SadieN
How to pack for a l-o-o-ong voyage!

Don't pack for 50+ days.
Pack for a week and repeat. Mix and Match. Use ship's laundry or hand wash. Plan to wear layers. Don't need 6 Formal outfits. Take one or two and repeat. Use accessories...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By SadieN
Glory MDR pay for food

Somebody just reported that that option is back one the menu on the Imagination.

These ships are testing the new menus. These have been tweaked continuously since their introduction.

Only...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By SadieN
Hang it up. Many will hang it up in a steamy...

Hang it up. Many will hang it up in a steamy bathroom.

Wrinkle release also works. It's basically softener and water.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By SadieN
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By SadieN
Some dogs are used for drugs and others are used...

Some dogs are used for drugs and others are used for explosives. Sometimes Ag dogs are brought in for returning pax.

Had an interesting conversation with a handler in San Pedro.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 03:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By SadieN
Sailing on Carnival no longer qualify for...

Sailing on Carnival no longer qualify for Princess past guest rates.
We just went thru this. There is another rate that you can qualify for. On our cruise it wasn't as good as past guest
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By SadieN
You will see everything from what the above...

You will see everything from what the above poster wears to ball gowns and tuxes on CE night.
Most seem to wear something in the middle--women wear cocktail dresses or black slacks and a fancy top....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By SadieN
Have to call day of. Can book a day or two ahead...

Have to call day of. Can book a day or two ahead online.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By SadieN
Seemingly empty ships can be very spooky. ...

Seemingly empty ships can be very spooky.

We did a 3day repo on the Amsterdam in 2003. LA-Vancouver. 188pax. Many venues were closed. Including the gift shop and steakhouse.
Many of the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 31st, 2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By SadieN
Too bad you didn't go to the Bufadora. When the...

Too bad you didn't go to the Bufadora. When the seas are heavy that thing blows high.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 31st, 2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By SadieN
It's your middle night. Usually Ensenada but one...

It's your middle night. Usually Ensenada but one cruise we had our sea day first then Ensenada.
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