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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Story and a link to more photos here:...

Story and a link to more photos here: http://www.timesofoman.com/News/46370/Article-Cunards-flagship-Queen-Mary-2-docks-in-Muscat

According to that report, QM2 sails at 6pm from Muscat to Dubai.
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
There was also the incident last year where it...

There was also the incident last year where it was reported that QV was told to lower the Red Ensign while in Argentine waters. I seem to remember there was a thread here about the incident, but the...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 01:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Anyway...back to the here and now... QM2 webcam...

Anyway...back to the here and now...
QM2 webcam shows that she is docked (unsurprisingly, the script says she is currently at sea)...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 01:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Ok, talk about polo :) Don't worry, be happy :D

Ok, talk about polo :)
Don't worry, be happy :D
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Politics is one thing...International Maritime...

Politics is one thing...International Maritime Law is another. Any one who sails the sea should be concerned with Maritime Law - although I admit it might not be as appealing to some as shopping.
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Hi Roscoe. I wasn't on board ship, but I remember...

Hi Roscoe. I wasn't on board ship, but I remember reading about an incident regarding a certain flag in a certain port. All water under the bridge is it then ? No sense in dredging it all up again...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Salacia
Hi Cindy, it seems you have read previous...

Hi Cindy, it seems you have read previous comments about similar crossings. What issue/s in particular are you seeing advice? I have no advice to offer, except perhaps that if you narrow down your...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Reading between the lines... Past history has...

Reading between the lines...
Past history has shown that Cunard ships are not welcomed with open arms in Argentina.
Will the situation be different this year?
But yes, the itinerary includes QM2...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Balf, I mentioned that it is best for passengers...

Balf, I mentioned that it is best for passengers to keep in mind that Sharia Law applies in Oman because some of us might not be familiar with local laws and customs. The Canadian Government has...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 03:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Yes perhaps, but best for passengers to keep in...

Yes perhaps, but best for passengers to keep in mind that Sharia Law applies in this country. Whether or not that is wonderful depends on your point of view.

I understand the Sultan has been ill...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 02:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Looks like Muscat is in... "Muscat: One of...

Looks like Muscat is in...

"Muscat: One of the world's largest cruise liners, Queen Mary 2, will visit Oman on Tuesday, according to the cruise liner's local spokesman.

Khimji Ramdas said that...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Hi Pepper. I agree with you that a $50 OBC is a...

Hi Pepper. I agree with you that a $50 OBC is a token gesture. To inquire about an OBC might be meaningless, except as a point of principle. But that is not the point raised by the OP. The OP simply...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Hey Ray, thanks for pointing that out. Like most...

Hey Ray, thanks for pointing that out. Like most of us, we've experienced delay in departure and cancelled ports. Never asked for or received compensation from any cruise line - much to my chagrin,...
Forum: Cunard Line January 25th, 2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By Salacia
Did you see this subsequent report?...

Did you see this subsequent report? http://www.cruisecritic.com/news/news.cfm?ID=6162

"12.30 p.m. EST) -- Queen Mary 2 has been forced to skip the port of Aqaba for Petra because of delays in the...
Forum: Cunard Line January 25th, 2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By Salacia
Crikey mate, you'd better get one of those nifty...

Crikey mate, you'd better get one of those nifty swimming tops with UV protection. :)

Seriously, you're absolutely right about avoiding sunbaking. A family member was recently diagnosed with...
Forum: Cunard Line January 25th, 2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By Salacia
Hi aexlskater. Yes, that headline was misleading,...

Hi aexlskater. Yes, that headline was misleading, but I guess it accomplished its purpose in that it attracted attention.

Imagine what fun it would be to paid for writing headlines...such as
...
Forum: Cunard Line January 25th, 2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Hi pepper. I don't know either, nor do I know how...

Hi pepper. I don't know either, nor do I know how that information was communicated to passengers. Often, it's not as important as to when the message was sent as it is when the message was received...
Forum: Cunard Line January 24th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Salacia
Hi old fool. Just a guess: it's one of the few...

Hi old fool. Just a guess: it's one of the few round-trip NY crossings, and the 175th Anniversary Sales Promotion might have resulted in earlier than usual bookings. -S.
Forum: Cunard Line January 24th, 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Fishywood, the OP did not make a 'demand', she...

Fishywood, the OP did not make a 'demand', she merely asked a question. Considering that passengers whose departure was delayed by six hours in Southampton were given a modest OBC, is it not a fair...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Hi Mysticalmother. I mentioned the OP's World...

Hi Mysticalmother. I mentioned the OP's World Club status only because I suggested contacting the World Club representative on board. I think the OP mentioned being Diamond Level to further explain...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By Salacia
Treasurer, I'm sorry you haven't received an...

Treasurer, I'm sorry you haven't received an answer to your question. Since you are Diamond World Club members, perhaps the World Club representative on board (I believe that would be someone in the...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Salacia
This page might be of interest:...

This page might be of interest: http://www.dubai-online.com/essential/alcohol/

And this quoted from http://www.guide2dubai.com/living/alcohol-liquor-license.asp
"...Visitors and residents may not...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Salacia
japyke, I saw the same thing on the FFL port...

japyke, I saw the same thing on the FFL port schedule website and also found it curious. Another Princess connection I noticed was that on the Cunard US website, clicking on 'Careers' at the bottom...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,788
Posted By Salacia
Ray, I guess it would add to the enjoyment of...

Ray, I guess it would add to the enjoyment of those who like to peep at what other's are doing on the computer :eek::) -S.
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,788
Posted By Salacia
Hi japyke. Thanks! My mind was completely boggled...

Hi japyke. Thanks! My mind was completely boggled by the text in the video stating that 2,000 people worked on the re-fit for 600,000 man hours in less than two weeks. Of course if we up the count on...
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