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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 27th, 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By jocap
From the way you've said that you "may add a...

From the way you've said that you "may add a little of the USA to it" makes me wonder where you're from.
If you're from Europe, do you know that there's a few lines which have adult only ships, such...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 27th, 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By jocap
Love Jade....there's a pleasant spot for...

Love Jade....there's a pleasant spot for breakfast outside, aft, on 12, though it's serve yourself.
If she's still sailing from Venice, you'll want to be up on top, watching one of the best...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 27th, 2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By jocap
My friend has just had her first ever cruise,...

My friend has just had her first ever cruise, also on the QM2, followed by 2 weeks with relatives in the US. She wants to come and see me, and talk cruising, because she's driving everyone mad with...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 27th, 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By jocap
It's usually the middle night....the first night...

It's usually the middle night....the first night isn't very dressy, and the last is getting ready to leave, so it will be the middle one.
Having said that, you're talking P&O, so many will dress up...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 27th, 2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By jocap
We left Ventura last week, for the fourth time,...

We left Ventura last week, for the fourth time, and we're missing her already...:(
She'll be busy everywhere that first day, as people try to find their way around, and work out which activity suits...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 24th, 2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By jocap
Plus MSC seems to have a new ship out each year,...

Plus MSC seems to have a new ship out each year, as does Aida....I think there's a new Costa?- and Thomson will have a bigger ship next year. I'd have thought there were more cabin spaces rather than...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 24th, 2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By jocap
If you look under Cruise lines- other cruise...

If you look under Cruise lines- other cruise lines- in the index, you will find some talk about C&M.
I have friends who sail on there, and we've been meaning to take a cruise with them- in fact, we...
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 24th, 2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By jocap
Um....you may have noticed that most people in...

Um....you may have noticed that most people in that quiz got the result Fred O or Oceania....there's a big difference between the two...:rolleyes:
You're probably looking at cruising from the south...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 21st, 2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,666
Posted By jocap
Just a small point...it appears that Toby is new...

Just a small point...it appears that Toby is new to CC, and if he Googled cruise forums UK, then CC is the 3rd forum to appear, as CC.co. UK. There is nothing to show that this is an American site-...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 21st, 2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By jocap
I like the B2B idea. If you can bear to cruise...

I like the B2B idea.
If you can bear to cruise out of the Med, we've just returned from 14 nights with 7 ports and 7 sea days, but that was sliding down the Atlantic coast with Lisbon in Portugal as...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 21st, 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 610
Posted By jocap
We're divided on this- it used to be itinerary...

We're divided on this- it used to be itinerary first, but now it's the ship for me...we've had 2 cruises recently with almost the same itinerary, but can usually find new things to do, even in...
Forum: UK Cruisers May 21st, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By jocap
I've just left a ship where the gratuities have...

I've just left a ship where the gratuities have been raised to £5 per day, which I work out to be around $7.50 to $8....and no tipping on bar sales. Of course, this is sailing from a country where...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 21st, 2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By jocap
We've just been in E410, which is probably more...

We've just been in E410, which is probably more obstructed than others, because it has the massive life raft equipment outside. We still had around 1/3 of the window where we could see out, and the...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 21st, 2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By jocap
We have lots of emails from different TAs, and...

We have lots of emails from different TAs, and yes, we booked Aurora 3 weeks before, and Ventura 8 days before, in the last few months. About prices....let's say we thought they were very good...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 21st, 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By jocap
We've not had a problem, either- in fact, 2 weeks...

We've not had a problem, either- in fact, 2 weeks ago we arrived around 12.20, and were rushed straight to the desks without stopping as they'd lots of room and no customers! Our time was 3pm, too....
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 21st, 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By jocap
I've used Ventura's washers twice in the last...

I've used Ventura's washers twice in the last fortnight, and just left the dial at regular....everything turned out well! ;)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 30th, 2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By jocap
Catho- there's also a Fred Olsen ship- Boudicca-...

Catho- there's also a Fred Olsen ship- Boudicca- leaving Liverpool for a round trip to Canada and back on Sept 6th, 16 nights, which I've just seen advertised for £1849 pp. That's the lowest price...
Forum: UK Cruisers April 30th, 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By jocap
It was ferries that did it for us! Sometimes the...

It was ferries that did it for us! Sometimes the best part of our holiday was getting on board, finding the tiny cabin, then going on deck for the sailaway. It didn't matter if it was one night, or...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 28th, 2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 39,181
Posted By jocap
Saw one yesterday; booked today; off in a week....

Saw one yesterday; booked today; off in a week....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 28th, 2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By jocap
We, too, are receiving many last minute deals-...

We, too, are receiving many last minute deals- and have just picked up one, going shortly. Quite a few of those are from Southampton, which this year seems to be swamped by vast ships; Britannia and...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 28th, 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By jocap
P&O caters for babies with a night nursery where...

P&O caters for babies with a night nursery where your baby can sleep whilst you have your dinner/a show; toddlers can rest on bean bags. Check whether Princess has this facility; some lines offer...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 26th, 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By jocap
Perhaps the 2 smaller Cunard ships will be right...

Perhaps the 2 smaller Cunard ships will be right for you? Excellent service, although they're formal, if that's a concern.
P&O's Aurora is a beautiful ship, with an indoor pool which has good...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 26th, 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,371
Posted By jocap
Do talk to a cruising TA about this- I know that...

Do talk to a cruising TA about this- I know that next Sunday's TA on the QM2 has a much reduced price to the one paid by my friends, as often happens with ships if they're not full.
Also, get...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 26th, 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By jocap
I'm not sure which dock you'll be sailing from,...

I'm not sure which dock you'll be sailing from, but a few months ago we saw the gates open at the City Dock around 10am, and we just walked through- some stevadores pointed to the luggage drop and...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) April 26th, 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By jocap
We always self disembark, and have always made...

We always self disembark, and have always made the 8.15am train north, but we know the time of the next trains, just in case.......and from Aurora in Nov, we actually made the 7.45. The reception...
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