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Forum: Celebrity Cruises August 24th, 2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,368
Posted By TxnAquarian
I'm a little shocked and disheartened by people...

I'm a little shocked and disheartened by people who say the Panama Canal is a bore! I just feel so fortunate to be able to take these cruises, I could never have such a blasé response. These people...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 18th, 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,893
Posted By TxnAquarian
Do you have a travel agent? Mine usually handles...

Do you have a travel agent? Mine usually handles these types of situations very well and navigates the various levels of whom to speak with.



Michael
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 18th, 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,893
Posted By TxnAquarian
Sorry to hear that you've had troubles with...

Sorry to hear that you've had troubles with Azamara's customer service. I've never sailed with AZ and am certainly not a "cheerleader" for them yet, but I'm not surprised they won't honor your...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 17th, 2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By TxnAquarian
Thanks! I'll keep my eyes open for them soon. ...

Thanks! I'll keep my eyes open for them soon.



Michael
Forum: Holland America Line August 17th, 2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By TxnAquarian
Such a cool pic!! I was taking off from Boston's...

Such a cool pic!! I was taking off from Boston's airport yesterday and couldn't believe when I saw these two ships below.





Michael
Forum: Holland America Line August 17th, 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By TxnAquarian
We really disliked Maasdam. The ship (to us)...

We really disliked Maasdam. The ship (to us) looked really outdated and rundown. The towels in our bathroom were old and stained. We would never sail on this or any of the S-Class ships again. It was...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 17th, 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By TxnAquarian
Does anyone know when amended itineraries will be...

Does anyone know when amended itineraries will be released? I have the Journey booked for October 2016 and am curious to see if her itineraries will be changed in response to the Quest's charter. If...
Forum: South America August 12th, 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By TxnAquarian
We were in Manta in December 2013. The ship docks...

We were in Manta in December 2013. The ship docks in an industrial area, which requires a shuttle to the port exit. There truthfully is not much in Manta itself. If you take a right out of the port...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 4th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By TxnAquarian
Well, at least they are swapping the itinerary...

Well, at least they are swapping the itinerary out for Gozo, Malta, and an overnight at Valletta, which would be fabulous! But I certainly understand it isn't Israel and what was anticipated. I still...
Forum: G&L Roll Calls August 4th, 2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By TxnAquarian
Just about 4 months to go until we head to Rio!...

Just about 4 months to go until we head to Rio! Anyone else booked for this trip?


Michael & Omar
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 4th, 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,202
Posted By TxnAquarian
I'm assuming that we will all have to wait until...

I'm assuming that we will all have to wait until the amended itineraries are released to find out - and soon, I hope. I have booked the Oct 2016 Arabian Gulf & Emirates cruise, but am assuming the...
Forum: Cruise Memorabilia July 30th, 2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By TxnAquarian
Royal Viking Line - December 1985 Itineraries

I was on Royal Viking Sea in December 1985 for the Xmas/NY cruise. I was only 8 years old at the time and am now wanting to log my ports. Does anyone have the cruise atlas from that time period who...
Forum: Holland America Line July 30th, 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By TxnAquarian
I think it all comes down to how much money is "a...

I think it all comes down to how much money is "a lot" to you. Also, do you plan to return to Peru in the future? We did the 3-day excursion with Celebrity back in December, leaving the ship in Lima...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 29th, 2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By TxnAquarian
The activity onboard varies from cruise to...

The activity onboard varies from cruise to cruise, depending on the crowd. If you are looking at the Vancouver to Hawaii cruise, it will most likely be a slightly older crowd, with all the sea days....
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 28th, 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By TxnAquarian
I'm curious why Celebrity waits so long to come...

I'm curious why Celebrity waits so long to come out with their new itineraries. Crystal and Azamara have already come out with their full 2016 itineraries, and I have gone ahead and booked with them....
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 27th, 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By TxnAquarian
TravelBug, thank you so much for investigating...

TravelBug, thank you so much for investigating for me! I really appreciate you getting the information. I don't know how you navigate that site, but more power to you! =)



Michael
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 27th, 2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By TxnAquarian
tgg, thanks for confirming that I'm not inept or...

tgg, thanks for confirming that I'm not inept or crazy =)

I guess I'll wait until Monday and have my TA handle it. This website is beyond annoying.


Michael
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 26th, 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By TxnAquarian
Looking Up Shore Excursions Online - Help!

Azamara has the most complicated website I've ever seen. Can anyone help me figure out how to look up shore excursions? It took me forever to figure out how to log onto "My Azamara" in the first...
Forum: Holland America Line July 26th, 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By TxnAquarian
Eurodam is currently doing a charter for...

Eurodam is currently doing a charter for Atlantis, catering to gay & lesbian cruisers. These companies avoid destinations that have anti-gay laws or are known to be non-gay friendly. The cruise is...
Forum: Crystal Cruises July 25th, 2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,954
Posted By TxnAquarian
I didn't say that I can't solve the problems. I...

I didn't say that I can't solve the problems. I can and am. But I have spent countless hours on phone calls, emails, etc, when a TA could've done all of this for me and saved me a lot of precious...
Forum: Crystal Cruises July 25th, 2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,954
Posted By TxnAquarian
There were two Sheratons in Rio. One is the...

There were two Sheratons in Rio. One is the Sheraton Resort and the other was the Sheraton Barra. The Sheraton Barra is now a Radisson.

Michael
Forum: Crystal Cruises July 24th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,954
Posted By TxnAquarian
I am a control freak with booking trips. I know...

I am a control freak with booking trips. I know more about cruise lines and airlines and hotels than most travel agents. Ever since I was 9 years old, I would order cruise ship catalogues and read...
Forum: Crystal Cruises July 24th, 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,259
Posted By TxnAquarian
We cruise primarily for itinerary. The ship is...

We cruise primarily for itinerary. The ship is secondary for us. Pricing doesn't matter. Having said that, we really disliked HAL when we sailed on the Maasdam last year. It's an old, decrepit ship...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 21st, 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,665
Posted By TxnAquarian
There is absolutely nothing wrong with expecting...

There is absolutely nothing wrong with expecting a high level of cleanliness in one's stateroom. I am one who disinfects everything in a room as soon as I get in there. I have worked as a hotel...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises July 21st, 2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By TxnAquarian
Wow! You guys are either having really bad...

Wow! You guys are either having really bad one-off experiences, or are just being dramatic. But we have never had anything like this on our Celebrity cruises. In fact, given a choice between a...
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