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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 13th, 2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By jocap
In a small village near here, where there are a...

In a small village near here, where there are a number of US people working on a site, the manager of the little shop knows to swipe a US card down the side of the machine, but warns that they often...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By jocap
Nickynac- Indy's Spanish itinerary usually has...

Nickynac- Indy's Spanish itinerary usually has Gibraltar on it, so there's no closed EU cruise to worry about.
Buy your cigs either in Spain or Portugal- you should be calling at Lisbon, I think. ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By jocap
Hi, and welcome! :) We're on Indy for the first...

Hi, and welcome! :)
We're on Indy for the first time this year, but on a different cruise...I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time. :cool:
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By jocap
Hi, and welcome! :) Clothes depend to a certain...

Hi, and welcome! :)
Clothes depend to a certain extent on the cruise line, so if you're on P&O or Cunard, you'll be expected to dress up in your finest on 2 nights a week, and be smart for dinner on...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By jocap
It depends how far north or south you're...

It depends how far north or south you're going....you might have to wear a jacket or fleece if a wind gets up, and you may need a mac, but on the whole it will be much warmer than the UK. In the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,785
Posted By jocap
For me, it all depends on the heat...I find the...

For me, it all depends on the heat...I find the Caribbean unbearable, so it has to be an a/c coach or a boat trip. We thought that it would be OK in Lisbon last June, as there was a strong wind...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By jocap
This happens quite a lot in the UK; I've toured...

This happens quite a lot in the UK; I've toured HAL as have many of my forum friends- they offer the day and lunch for free at various UK ports each year. Other lines offer a day on board including...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By jocap
Thank you for coming back and updating us, and...

Thank you for coming back and updating us, and I'm glad you've found yet another cruise line to enjoy. We find that there's more similarities than differences between lines, unless you're looking for...
Forum: UK Cruisers April 7th, 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By jocap
You're going to be in the Bay of Biscay on both...

You're going to be in the Bay of Biscay on both cruises- in fact, you'll be in similar areas of the Atlantic as well, so there's not much difference, but with Britannia there will be more port days...
Forum: UK Cruisers April 7th, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By jocap
I only join activities such as the choir or craft...

I only join activities such as the choir or craft classes, but I go to all the lectures (non selling ones), most shows and various other entertainment.
OH tries a little bit of everything going, and...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 7th, 2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By jocap
Chelly- there's not usually a problem with taking...

Chelly- there's not usually a problem with taking water on board, but a cruise ship, unlike some of the ferries, always has good, clean drinking water coming from the taps in your shower room. It's...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 31st, 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By jocap
A whale washed up on to our local beach a couple...

A whale washed up on to our local beach a couple of months ago, and it's thought to have been one of a pod sighted in December, heading up the Irish Sea....so there's certainly some around the UK...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 28th, 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By jocap
We always travel with a world wide adapter, which...

We always travel with a world wide adapter, which has 2 different plugs on it; we can buy them for around £6, which is about $9, from supermarkets, hardware shops etc.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 28th, 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By jocap
P&O Princess was one line which merged with...

P&O Princess was one line which merged with Carnival, and has remained as sister companies since then, sharing staff and ships; points have been added at half rate from Princess to my P&O account,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 28th, 2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By jocap
Have a great time, but remember to bring...

Have a great time, but remember to bring something for rain and cold, especially if you're going on deck at night! ;) We always found Jade warm inside, and the crew a friendly lot.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 28th, 2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By jocap
I'm not sure how many cruise lines perform the...

I'm not sure how many cruise lines perform the actual ceremony on board, but the three I know about are Princess, P&O and Cunard. The ceremony is performed by the captain on a sea day, and there's a...
Forum: The Pub March 28th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,972
Posted By jocap
......and just back in time for this year's...

......and just back in time for this year's Mothering Sunday! Have a good one, everyone.
Forum: The Pub March 28th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By jocap
I think it's very exciting that the games are in...

I think it's very exciting that the games are in Glasgow, and it should be a great occasion for that fine city.
Forum: UK Cruisers March 28th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By jocap
I'm not sure about the Ireland part, but HAL used...

I'm not sure about the Ireland part, but HAL used to do an itinerary sailing from the Netherlands to Scotland.
There are cruises from Southampton which take in Ireland and Scotland, returning to...
Forum: UK Cruisers March 28th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By jocap
Thanks for the information that Thomson...

Thanks for the information that Thomson Celebration is to be adult only through the summer season.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 25th, 2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By jocap
On our first cruise, with Sea Princess, there was...

On our first cruise, with Sea Princess, there was an exchange of passengers halfway round, at Barbados, and I felt quite experienced when I was asked by newcomers where they could get a cup of...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 25th, 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By jocap
It's a different culture, of non queuing, in some...

It's a different culture, of non queuing, in some Italian lines....in the way that you might be on a beach in Spain and think everyone's arguing, but in fact it's just a noisy way of speaking....it's...
Forum: First Time Cruisers March 25th, 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By jocap
If you're wanting to sail from the UK, then the...

If you're wanting to sail from the UK, then the most teen friendly ship is probably Independence of the Seas, which has a surfing flow rider, ice skating etc....and you'll need that sort of activity...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 24th, 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By jocap
Sharon, I don't know where you're based, but 2...

Sharon, I don't know where you're based, but 2 lines where flight is included ie a fly/cruise in the Caribbean, are P&O and Thomson....you fly out on their chartered planes, have some days in the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 24th, 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By jocap
P&O's Ventura forward, adult pool has a current...

P&O's Ventura forward, adult pool has a current which can be turned on, to swim against- I presume it's the same on Azura.
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