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Forum: Celebrity Cruises Today, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By fleckle
It is a wonderful place for walking outside, or...

It is a wonderful place for walking outside, or just enjoying the views because it typically is not crowded at all.

There are usually more loungers out there in nice weather than just the ones...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Today, 03:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,798
Posted By fleckle
Aha, so after all these years we finally learn...

Aha, so after all these years we finally learn that we have you to thank.
It is a nice gesture, much appreciated. I hope they are continuing this lovely tradition of delivering wine from the top...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Today, 03:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,798
Posted By fleckle
We usually (but not always) receive a card with...

We usually (but not always) receive a card with it saying that it is from the Captain's Club hostess.

On one of our early Celebrity cruises, a few days into the cruise our stateroom attendant...
Forum: Alaska Today, 03:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,700
Posted By fleckle
Even if he is not up to it, if it is something...

Even if he is not up to it, if it is something that you want to do, he can spend the time up in the visitor center while you take the walk.

It would not be as though you were abandoning him...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 11:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,186
Posted By fleckle
Alaska back to back ...advice please.

If you don't mind packing up and moving, back-to-back on two different ships is a great choice for the chance to experience different itineraries with different glacier viewing, different meals and...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By fleckle
Maybe they want it for people who book their...

Maybe they want it for people who book their travel arrangements through the cruise line and need hotel or transfer vouchers.

We make all our own travel arrangements, so we always skip that...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By fleckle
When we took the cruise ship's tour of San Juan...

When we took the cruise ship's tour of San Juan several years ago, it was nothing at all like that.
They loaded all the luggage on a truck and gave us a claim check for each piece of luggage.
The...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 01:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By fleckle
I agree that the ship's wakeup calls are...

I agree that the ship's wakeup calls are extremely reliable.
I even set them as reminder calls in the middle of the day when I may get sidetracked with something I am doing in the cabin and forget...
Forum: Alaska August 27th, 2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By fleckle
Any of the methods that have been mentioned would...

Any of the methods that have been mentioned would be fine.
A rental car would give you the most freedom for sightseeing along the way.
Getting off the ship in Victoria is a nice option if you want...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 26th, 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By fleckle
Unfortunately, the Celebrity website is dreadful...

Unfortunately, the Celebrity website is dreadful and has been so for years.

Do not worry. Just show your Xpress Pass with your passport, the only things you need to be able to board.
(Actually,...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 26th, 2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By fleckle
The eDocs contain the cruise contract and are...

The eDocs contain the cruise contract and are typically issued later than the Xpress Pass.
It is a much larger document than the Xpress Pass.

The Xpress Pass is essentially your boarding pass. ...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 26th, 2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By fleckle
The lunch procedure for B2B passengers varies...

The lunch procedure for B2B passengers varies from cruise to cruise
We have been on cruises where they provided lunch for us in a specialty restaurant, or gave us lunch tickets to use in Cafe Al...
Forum: Alaska August 26th, 2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By fleckle
Which is "best" is like asking which flavor of...

Which is "best" is like asking which flavor of ice-cream is best.
Different people have different favorites.

All that will matter to you is which is best for you, not someone else's preference....
Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 25th, 2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By fleckle
That wasn't an error. It was an abbreviation. :)

That wasn't an error. It was an abbreviation. :)
Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 25th, 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By fleckle
Are you thinking of Milos Radakovich? He is...

Are you thinking of Milos Radakovich?

He is another top notch naturalist on Celebrity ships who presents outstanding programs about a variety of different topics on various itineraries throughout...
Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By fleckle
I only tried it once and got blurred vision. ...

I only tried it once and got blurred vision. That was enough for me.
The ship's doctor also told me to take it off immediately and never to wear it again.


Other possible side effects are...
Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,131
Posted By fleckle
Guess it varies depending on who happens to be...

Guess it varies depending on who happens to be working security at the time you board the ship.
Airport security is a lot stricter than cruise ship security.

We have brought on Ulu knives...
Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,027
Posted By fleckle
Very easy. But easiest way of all is just to...

Very easy.
But easiest way of all is just to order from room service so you don't even need to get dressed or go anyplace for it.
Forum: Alaska August 25th, 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By fleckle
Either is fine. At both you will definitely see...

Either is fine. At both you will definitely see humpbacks and may see orcas too.
Sometimes the whale watching is better at one, and sometimes the other.

If only doing one whale watching tour,...
Forum: Alaska August 24th, 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,131
Posted By fleckle
Made in Alaska ...

Made in Alaska

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Made by an Alaska Native (Silver Hand)
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Forum: Alaska August 24th, 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By fleckle
Just thought of one more thing to mention about...

Just thought of one more thing to mention about the seabands.

My first seabands were the stretchy elastic kind (one size fits all) which meant that they put more pressure on thick wrists and less...
Forum: Alaska August 24th, 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By fleckle
Thanks for the reminder. We took that cruise on...

Thanks for the reminder. We took that cruise on the Amsterdam, and while the unique itinerary was very nice, their original asking prices for the balcony cabins were outrageous.

We kept on...
Forum: Alaska August 24th, 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By fleckle
If in doubt as to which would be better for you,...

If in doubt as to which would be better for you, by all means get a balcony.

If you have a balcony and decide you don't want to look out at the horizon, you can always close the draperies, but...
Forum: Alaska August 24th, 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By fleckle
The patch is medicinal. Seabands are not. Some...

The patch is medicinal. Seabands are not.
Some people swear by the patch, while others have had very bad reactions to them.

If wanting to try the patch and if you take any other medications,...
Forum: Alaska August 21st, 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By fleckle
:confused: Guess I'm not understanding what you...

:confused: Guess I'm not understanding what you mean by very early in the season.
The Infinity is scheduled to do the round trips from Vancouver through the middle of August, so it would not work...
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