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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By Essiesmom
I agree with this. Get a copy of Rick Steves'...

I agree with this. Get a copy of Rick Steves' Mediterranean Cruise Ports, and another of Rick Steves' Northern Europe Cruise Ports. Study them and decide what ports you really want to visit. Then...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Essiesmom
On Celebrity Silhouette, we visited Koper, Kotor,...

On Celebrity Silhouette, we visited Koper, Kotor, Split, and Dubrovnik. Nobody docks in the old city at Dubrovnik, although Compagnie du Ponant had a ship tendering into the old port. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Essiesmom
Welcome to Cruise Critic. Perhaps someone on the...

Welcome to Cruise Critic. Perhaps someone on the NCL board here (Cruise Lines A-O) has some inside information. Since we are not booked on that cruise, we are not in a position to be notified of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Essiesmom
Nope, they will only be good for opening the...

Nope, they will only be good for opening the doors. EM
Forum: Holland America Line Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By Essiesmom
In 2005, I had plastic surgery on my forehead...

In 2005, I had plastic surgery on my forehead (near the hairline) the day before my cruise. They gave me a suture removal kit and bandages and told me to have them removed in a week. I was leaving...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Essiesmom
Ask this on the Disabled Cruise forum here at CC,...

Ask this on the Disabled Cruise forum here at CC, under Special Interest cruisers. Question has been addressed there recently. Also google your ports. This is what I got when I googled Accessible...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 22nd, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Essiesmom
Best to ask on Carnival board, and on the Ports...

Best to ask on Carnival board, and on the Ports of Call board for Bahamas/Caribbean EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 22nd, 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Essiesmom
Not sure where Alta is, but you can probably find...

Not sure where Alta is, but you can probably find info on the Ports of Call section here at CC, for the area you are visiting. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 22nd, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Essiesmom
Since you are from the UK, the European...

Since you are from the UK, the European equivalent would be the Canaries. Do you want to cruise from home, or fly to an embarkation port? The Eastern Med will be warm, too. EM
Forum: Celebrity Cruises October 22nd, 2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Essiesmom
Covered in this thread ...

Covered in this thread
http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2096102&highlight=century+cancellation+dubai
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 21st, 2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Essiesmom
Go to www.cruisetimetables.com. Choose Barcelona...

Go to www.cruisetimetables.com. Choose Barcelona as your departure port. It will sjow you the times ships leave there...Choose the months you want. It will then show you the ships and their...
Forum: Family Cruises October 21st, 2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Essiesmom
I believe the consensus here is that Carnival...

I believe the consensus here is that Carnival does not provide food in the clubs. The only food is if they take them to the buffet for lunch (port days) or for supper. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 21st, 2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Essiesmom
Most post on the Other Cruise Lines board, but...

Most post on the Other Cruise Lines board, but there aren't many. EM
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 21st, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By Essiesmom
If the bed is not in queen mode when you board,...

If the bed is not in queen mode when you board, the steward will do it for you, sometimes right away, sometimes not until he prepares the room in the evening. Request an egg crate topper from your...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises October 21st, 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Essiesmom
Welcome to Cruise Critic. As per the welcome...

Welcome to Cruise Critic. As per the welcome letter you received when you joined, the only place to seek tour shares is on the roll call for your cruise. To find your roll call, look up to the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises October 21st, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,188
Posted By Essiesmom
I think the toiletries are the same in all cabin...

I think the toiletries are the same in all cabin grades, although perhaps you get more stuff in a suite. I never take any shampoo, just use what is provided. However, I have short, curly hair. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 21st, 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Essiesmom
I'll go rogue and suggest Westerdam, sailing the...

I'll go rogue and suggest Westerdam, sailing the same day from FLL. Half Moon Cay is nicer than Princess Cays. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 20th, 2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Essiesmom
Go to www.cruisetimetables.com and from the...

Go to www.cruisetimetables.com and from the second list of ports (destinations), choose ports you would like to visit. Then choose the time you want to visit. It will tell you who calls there, and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 20th, 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,139
Posted By Essiesmom
Certainly, I would do a balcony every time...if I...

Certainly, I would do a balcony every time...if I could afford it. A suite! what luxury! However, I love to cruise, so we do inside cabins. I book what is a bargain. I have never been...
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 20th, 2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Essiesmom
Whatever you wear getting to the ship should be...

Whatever you wear getting to the ship should be fine the first couple of days. Layering is the key. Yes, there is a place for taxis to drop off for boarding, therefore the same place for taxis to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 20th, 2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Essiesmom
The OP has said they wish to go in March, so...

The OP has said they wish to go in March, so Hurtigruten may be their only option. EM
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 19th, 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Essiesmom
suggest you ask this on the Ports of call board...

suggest you ask this on the Ports of call board for the Eastern Med. My observation is that those fast ferries travel overnight. the arrive early morning, spend the day in port, and depart for an...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 19th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Essiesmom
Welcome to Cruise Critic. There are forums here...

Welcome to Cruise Critic. There are forums here for each of the cruise lines, and you will get expert answers on the Celebrity board, under Cruise Lines A-O. Generally, you hae to drink a lot to...
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 19th, 2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By Essiesmom
The only other way to go is to rent a car. It's...

The only other way to go is to rent a car. It's a 45 min drive, and you would have to pay for parking. Much of your time there will be spent waiting in lines. I would never visit WDW as a ships...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 19th, 2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Essiesmom
Another suggestion if you are flying and can't...

Another suggestion if you are flying and can't take a big spray bottle is to take a dryer sheet or two and an empty spray bottle. Fill the bottle with water and put the dryer sheet into it. EM
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