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Forum: First Time Cruisers Today, 07:25 AM
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Posted By paul929207
Welcome to Cruise Critic. To meet others...

Welcome to Cruise Critic.

To meet others sailing with you, you need to go to the Roll Call for your cruise. To join, go to the top of this page and move the cursor over "Community". Select Roll...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By paul929207
We have not paid any interest in over 20 years....

We have not paid any interest in over 20 years. Our house is paid for. We pay cash for cars. We pay off the credit cards each month
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By paul929207
Welcome to Cruise Critic. You do not mention...

Welcome to Cruise Critic.

You do not mention which cruise line you are planning to sail with. Most lines do not allow a TA to discount the fares. Some get around that by offering some OBC as in...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By paul929207
We prefer the higher decks. We get a balcony, so...

We prefer the higher decks. We get a balcony, so you can get a view over things from the high decks
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 16th, 2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By paul929207
If you are getting two passports, I would go...

If you are getting two passports, I would go ahead and get the third. The card will really not do much good.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By paul929207
You may want to ask on the section for the line...

You may want to ask on the section for the line you will be sailing
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By paul929207
You can take the People Mover from the ship to...

You can take the People Mover from the ship to the area of the train station. It is an overhead, automated train. As I recall it was 1 Euro for the short trip. From there, you can walk to San Marco...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By paul929207
You will get many answers. In our case, we...

You will get many answers.

In our case, we are retired. We have no work or family obligations to keep us home. We have no pets either. While we worked we saved and invested it. In hindsight, we...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By paul929207
When the ship is docked it only takes 15 minutes...

When the ship is docked it only takes 15 minutes or so to clear the initial rush. Tender ports are much slower.

As to getting off first, you just have to get on line before everyone else. I don't...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By paul929207
You can get off at the embarkation port after...

You can get off at the embarkation port after checking in. Just be sure to be onboard for sailaway.

We bring a wide mouth water bottle and fill it with water and ice from the water station at the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 15th, 2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 926
Posted By paul929207
Hey Guys, I told my wife to book a cruise and she...

Hey Guys, I told my wife to book a cruise and she bought me a game console. What a great plan!!!

LOL
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 15th, 2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By paul929207
Welcome to Cruise Critic. The place to meet...

Welcome to Cruise Critic.

The place to meet others sailing with you and to plan private shared tours is the Roll Call for your cruise. To join, go to the top of this page and move the cursor over...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By paul929207
Welcome to Cruise Critic. If you have any...

Welcome to Cruise Critic.

If you have any questions, just post them and we will try to help you
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By paul929207
Welcome to Cruise Critic and congrats on the...

Welcome to Cruise Critic and congrats on the wedding.

Taxi is probably the easiest. You can ask at the front desk of your hotel when you check in. They will they take care of the arrangements.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 15th, 2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,550
Posted By paul929207
Treat the staff well. We thank them for the...

Treat the staff well. We thank them for the things we do. We try to limit the mess we leave for them. Be polite. Say "Please"
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By paul929207
You do not need a visa if you are traveling with...

You do not need a visa if you are traveling with a US passport. If another country, you should check further
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By paul929207
Yes, when you first board the ship, you will be...

Yes, when you first board the ship, you will be give a card like a credit card. You will use it as your door key, to charge purchases on the ship and to record every time you get off or on the ship....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 15th, 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 926
Posted By paul929207
Best book quick before he changes his mind. :)

Best book quick before he changes his mind. :)
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 15th, 2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By paul929207
It is hard to answer your question as here are...

It is hard to answer your question as here are many more ships in the Caribbean during the winter than during the summer
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By paul929207
In May, 2011, we booked a cruise for January,...

In May, 2011, we booked a cruise for January, 2013. It was sold out about a week after we booked and sailed with about 700 on the waitlist.
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By paul929207
Always good to check expiration date on any...

Always good to check expiration date on any needed documents or ID's
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By paul929207
You will find that on these boards every cruise...

You will find that on these boards every cruise line has people who love it and will not cruise any other line. Others prefer to cruise different lines. So with no real info about you it is...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By paul929207
English is widely spoken in the Caribbean

English is widely spoken in the Caribbean
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,034
Posted By paul929207
US$ are widely accepted in the Caribbean. Be sure...

US$ are widely accepted in the Caribbean. Be sure to have small bills so you can pay with the exact amount. Some will give change in the local currency.
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 14th, 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By paul929207
We book early, often right after itineraries are...

We book early, often right after itineraries are announced.

You lock in the price. If it goes down, call your TA to get the lower fare. If it goes up, just smile.

You get a better choice of...
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