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Forum: First Time Cruisers October 5th, 2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By chipq
Get that group together and go. Regardless of...

Get that group together and go. Regardless of the weather in Galveston for sail away, by the next day and through the time to all the ports you should have swimsuit weather during the days. Enjoy.
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 17th, 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By chipq
Welcome to the world of cruising. The canal...

Welcome to the world of cruising. The canal transit is a fabulous first cruise. Enjoy.
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 17th, 2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By chipq
Actually, as a U.S. territory St Tom is subject...

Actually, as a U.S. territory St Tom is subject to the same laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that the rest of the country must comply with. However, there is quite a bit of the...
Forum: First Time Cruisers August 17th, 2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,706
Posted By chipq
Some insurance carriers also have a "cancel...

Some insurance carriers also have a "cancel anytime" option which, like the pre-existing condition is only available in the first 14 or so days after the deposit.

I used to think the insurance...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 29th, 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By chipq
A good TA is the way to go. Develop a...

A good TA is the way to go. Develop a relationship and they can give you a heads up of upcoming sales for any bucket list cruises you may have.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 29th, 2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By chipq
He's just trying to drum up paranoia=business.

He's just trying to drum up paranoia=business.
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 29th, 2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By chipq
Plenty of room length wise but don't try to sit...

Plenty of room length wise but don't try to sit up in bed.
Forum: Alaska July 22nd, 2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By chipq
Check out the cruise reviews for sure but also...

Check out the cruise reviews for sure but also google "cruise videos" if you like to see some clips of others cruises. Can't speak on RCI but Princess is very good and the train from Anchorage to...
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 21st, 2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By chipq
The most recent ports I have visited, St Tom and...

The most recent ports I have visited, St Tom and Nassau I needed my driver's license with my sail card but Antigua and Tortola I just showed my sail card. Check the cruise line's newsletter to see...
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 21st, 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By chipq
Love the Piazza and Vines on the Princess ships.

Love the Piazza and Vines on the Princess ships.
Forum: First Time Cruisers July 19th, 2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By chipq
Keep an eye on the cruise line sales. As said...

Keep an eye on the cruise line sales. As said earlier, sometimes NCL has a kids sail free deal and occasionally HAL has the 3rd and 4th berth sail free. Have an idea of when and where you would...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 19th, 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By chipq
In you consultation with a TA, the more flexible...

In you consultation with a TA, the more flexible with dates and itinerary you can be could help the TA present several pricing options. There are times that you may be dead set on one specific week...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 19th, 2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By chipq
I second the post suggesting that you consult...

I second the post suggesting that you consult with a cruise specialist travel agent. Ideally an agent that a friend or family member has used in the past with good experience. They, like CC have...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 29th, 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By chipq
The first time we brought our kids on a cruise...

The first time we brought our kids on a cruise with us, daughter was 6 and son was 8 my wife packed all kinds of games and videos just in case we need to keep them from being bored. All the stuff my...
Forum: Cayman Islands June 2nd, 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,052
Posted By chipq
The stingrays do sound like an interesting...

The stingrays do sound like an interesting excursion so I googled "cruise videos" and found some about excursions. They appear so gentle out on the sandbar. How long was the cat trip to the sand...
Forum: Alaska June 2nd, 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By chipq
Well Alaska is usually coolest in May and...

Well Alaska is usually coolest in May and September so June may not be too cold in the mid-day such as in the 60s but the night may get very cool.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line June 2nd, 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By chipq
You have chosen an incredible itinerary. Alaska...

You have chosen an incredible itinerary. Alaska is such a beautiful locations for cruising, enjoy. If you are interested in seeing what some of your excursions may include, you may want to google...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 2nd, 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By chipq
If you know in general where you would like to...

If you know in general where you would like to travel to, a good travel agent can do the research for you and come up with itinerary and pricing options. The specials come and go and if your cruise...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 2nd, 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By chipq
I just have one twitter account for business and...

I just have one twitter account for business and follow a number of cruise and travel groups. Get some good travel info and deal alerts that way to my email right when it is published.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 19th, 2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,609
Posted By chipq
Great photos, thanks for sharinh

Great photos, thanks for sharinh
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 19th, 2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,972
Posted By chipq
Welcome to the fabulous world if cruise...

Welcome to the fabulous world if cruise vacations. Take one and you are hooked. So where do you think your next cruise will take you to?
Forum: Disney Cruise Line May 12th, 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By chipq
If your kids are big Disney fans they likely...

If your kids are big Disney fans they likely won't sleep much the night before anyway with all the excitement.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line May 12th, 2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By chipq
I deleted the email because I have no current...

I deleted the email because I have no current plans for Disney but you may want to check with a travel agent who specializes in Disney. I believe they had some great specials on dining and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 12th, 2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,584
Posted By chipq
The tables for two on the Valor for ATD are so...

The tables for two on the Valor for ATD are so close to each other you are the next best thing to a table for 6 (a couple on either side of your two top). Also when you check in for ATD you may ask...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 12th, 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By chipq
Love the serenity area, if you can get a lounge. ...

Love the serenity area, if you can get a lounge. Great views straight out the back of the ship. Agree that deck 10 for proximity to bar and activities.
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