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Forum: East Coast Departures Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By timetravler
I know that Princes cruise ships always state...

I know that Princes cruise ships always state that they leave from either Brooklyn or Manhattan, but the truth is they always leave from Brooklyn unless another ship is in that port at that time. It...
Forum: West Coast Departures July 23rd, 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By timetravler
I would do the hoho bus myself. The city can be...

I would do the hoho bus myself. The city can be confusing and congested to say the least. I would get a one day pass and spend the rest of the time doing some walking. SF is a great walking city, but...
Forum: Mexican Riviera July 11th, 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By timetravler
The $3 shuttle is well worth it if you can go up...

The $3 shuttle is well worth it if you can go up bus steps. After they drop you off in town, we found a guy who took us to the blow hole and back right to the ship for $15 total. At the blow hole you...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 11th, 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By timetravler
You can use a car service to get to Newark...

You can use a car service to get to Newark airport. W are using Dial 7 car service from Newark to Brooklyn. If you use them, book them online in advance. The sooner, the better.
Forum: Canada/New England July 10th, 2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By timetravler
Thank you for the info. will now try to book in...

Thank you for the info. will now try to book in advance the Duck Tour. Any more info will be appreciated.
Forum: Canada/New England July 7th, 2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By timetravler
Boston Duck Tour

I will be in Boston on October 22, 2015 and we are interested in doing the Duck Tour. How would I get to the Duck tour from where our ship docks? Do they by chance have a van right from the docks? I...
Forum: West Coast Departures July 2nd, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By timetravler
I feel LAX is the best because you have more...

I feel LAX is the best because you have more choices of flights. But it is a huge and often confusing airport. It takes about 30 minutes to get from the airport to the cruise terminal.
Forum: West Coast Departures June 25th, 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By timetravler
As long as a ship goes to a foreign port such as...

As long as a ship goes to a foreign port such as Ensenada it's perfectly legal. I did a California coastal, this year on the Crown Princess and Ensenada was the foreign port it went to. Plus it went...
Forum: West Coast Departures June 23rd, 2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By timetravler
The Royal Pacific Motor Inn is another hotel that...

The Royal Pacific Motor Inn is another hotel that has on site parking and does not charge for parking. It is in Chinatown and is a 15 minute walk from there to pier 39 where lots of tourists go. It's...
Forum: West Coast Departures June 14th, 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By timetravler
Yes, you are right . I did confuse the two

Yes, you are right . I did confuse the two
Forum: West Coast Departures June 13th, 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By timetravler
This new price went into affect a few months ago,...

This new price went into affect a few months ago, right before we did a California Coastal. Go figure.
Forum: West Coast Departures June 2nd, 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By timetravler
There is a nice aquarium at pier 39 that is...

There is a nice aquarium at pier 39 that is really nice. If you are a senior, tickets are not bad at all. It will take about 1 hour to go through the aquarium if you go through slowly and check out...
Forum: West Coast Departures May 25th, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,727
Posted By timetravler
I agree. Vallejo is not the safest city. But is...

I agree. Vallejo is not the safest city. But is there long term parking at the Ferry? Is it in the same large parking lot across the street from the ferry building?
Forum: West Coast Departures May 23rd, 2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,727
Posted By timetravler
As far as I know the only parking available in...

As far as I know the only parking available in Vallejo for the ferry is in a huge parking lot across the road. It is not for any long term parking, just day use.
Now have taken the Vallejo Ferry...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 24th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By timetravler
I have sailed from SF and have been to Pier 27...

I have sailed from SF and have been to Pier 27 several times. I never saw any baggage storage what so ever. But I do know you can drop off your bags very early there and then do some exploring of the...
Forum: East Coast Departures April 19th, 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By timetravler
I used Carmel once in LA. We wanted him to be at...

I used Carmel once in LA. We wanted him to be at a handicap place but he refused. Then we packed like sardines into a van made for 8 people even though we requested a van for 12. I had in my lap...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 16th, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By timetravler
LAX is the best bet and is the closest. But...

LAX is the best bet and is the closest. But because of possible traffic, it may take you more then 1/2 hour to get to LAX. Now last Saturday we left San Pedro(We had our own car) and the 405 freeway...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 13th, 2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By timetravler
Just came from San Pedro parking on Saturday. We...

Just came from San Pedro parking on Saturday. We arrived there at 10:30am. Do remember if you get to the lot at 10:am, you MUST leave before 10:am after your cruise or you will be charged a extra...
Forum: West Coast Departures April 4th, 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By timetravler
I would also recommend a hotel near Fisherman's...

I would also recommend a hotel near Fisherman's Wharf. But I stayed at the Pacific hotel on Broadway. They have FREE parking. I may not have the exact correct name, but Pacific was part of the name...
Forum: West Coast Departures March 31st, 2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By timetravler
I live in California. 2 days ago it was 80 °....

I live in California. 2 days ago it was 80 °. Today it's about 68 and windy. We may get some rain in a few days or maybe not. So what I am trying to say is check the weather channel for right before...
Forum: West Coast Departures March 21st, 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By timetravler
We booked the Best Western on 1st street in Long...

We booked the Best Western on 1st street in Long Beach. So don't know about the one you booked. Hope you find out.
Forum: West Coast Departures March 21st, 2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,599
Posted By timetravler
Ah, that's too bad. Sorry, I don't have any great...

Ah, that's too bad. Sorry, I don't have any great ideas for nighttime activities other then going to a restaurant. My fav restaurants are Thanh Long at 4101 Judah for their garlic crab and noodles...
Forum: West Coast Departures March 20th, 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,599
Posted By timetravler
My favorite thing to do in the evening is to go...

My favorite thing to do in the evening is to go see Beach Blanket Babylon. You would need to take a taxi there but it isn't too far from the port so a taxi would not cost much. Anyways this show has...
Forum: West Coast Departures March 17th, 2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,103
Posted By timetravler
In a couple of weeks we are driving the same...

In a couple of weeks we are driving the same route, but the day before and staying over in Long Beach. I did consider driving on the same day, but thought it was a bit risky. However since you are...
Forum: West Coast Departures March 15th, 2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,032
Posted By timetravler
Does anyone have any info on the Best Western...

Does anyone have any info on the Best Western near the convention center in Long Beach? Trip advisor has some good things to say about it. But I was hoping to hear from some cruise critic...
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