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Forum: Alaska Today, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By evandbob
We double checked with Princess several times...

We double checked with Princess several times prior because Delta had changed our flight numbers and times and Princess each time we checked said it was fine, no problem.

And it wasn't. Evidently...
Forum: Cozumel September 17th, 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By evandbob
Senor Pancho's, Nachi Cocum and Paradise Beach...

Senor Pancho's, Nachi Cocum and Paradise Beach are all along the same stretch of sand, so the beach areas are similar. Passion Island is further away in the opposite direction (north).

Cab fare...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 17th, 2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,181
Posted By evandbob
pretty deep comment on a 4 year old thread????

pretty deep comment on a 4 year old thread????
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 17th, 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By evandbob
Considering the age of many passengers, I'm...

Considering the age of many passengers, I'm surprised the mortality rate isn't higher.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 17th, 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,032
Posted By evandbob
If in planning ahead for a future Caribbean...

If in planning ahead for a future Caribbean cruise, try buying tees, tops, briefs and shorts of lightweight materials. Takes up 1/3 to 1/4 of the space of cotton or nylon clothing, and if you don't...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 17th, 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By evandbob
The casino rates for next year Jan -June seemed...

The casino rates for next year Jan -June seemed high to me as well as having the 200% supplement. I had a Conquest cruise booked for Oct 12, and the next week was only $276 with no supplement, total...
Forum: Alaska September 17th, 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By evandbob
Princess actually arranged our debarkation, took...

Princess actually arranged our debarkation, took our bags the night before and got them to the terminal separately from our transport bus, gave us forms to expedite US Customs at YVR and had us at...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 17th, 2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By evandbob
After expedited boarding and cabin access, you...

After expedited boarding and cabin access, you also get priority tendering/disembarking at ports. And you will also have free laundry.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 16th, 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,611
Posted By evandbob
Nope. You will see it at the next day's lunch in...

Nope. You will see it at the next day's lunch in the buffet.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 16th, 2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By evandbob
At 68 km/hr, the actual wind speed could have...

At 68 km/hr, the actual wind speed could have been 20 - 25 mph.

68 Km/hr = 42 mph

ship speed + wind speed = 42 mph

18 knots (20mph)+ 20/25 mph = 40/45 mph

So the wind may have only been...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 16th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By evandbob
Hiya Calamity Jane, you can get points for using...

Hiya Calamity Jane, you can get points for using paperless invoicing, auto paying your bill on line, checking your account, etc. I just used 10,000 points to get $1,000 in E Gift Cards for $900. ...
Forum: Alaska September 16th, 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By evandbob
We had an 11:20AM flight out of YVR to Seattle...

We had an 11:20AM flight out of YVR to Seattle for a 1PM flight to NY. We made both with time to spare.
We used Princess' transport to the airport, found our bags in the terminal, and then went...
Forum: Alaska September 15th, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By evandbob
Mornings were usually damp and misty, temps maybe...

Mornings were usually damp and misty, temps maybe in high 50's, low 60's. However, for some reason, most of our afternoons were clear with blue skies, just a few clouds. Going into Glacier Bay it...
Forum: Alaska September 15th, 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By evandbob
We cruised the Crown August 23 S/B from...

We cruised the Crown August 23 S/B from Anchorage/Whittier. Did the land tour first from Fairbanks south.
Had dinner in the Crown Grill on the 2nd formal night, our waiter was Ricardo and I singled...
Forum: Solo Cruisers September 15th, 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 69,763
Posted By evandbob
I've read this whole thread with interest. I've...

I've read this whole thread with interest. I've sailed solo many times and haven't experienced any of these situations. I've noticed that most posters are women - I happen to be a guy.

Guess our...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 15th, 2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By evandbob
I've been sailing since 2003 and have 18 Carnival...

I've been sailing since 2003 and have 18 Carnival cruises, gambling on every one of them. I just received my first casino offer, it was for a discounted cabin rate with no solo supplement.

I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 15th, 2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,640
Posted By evandbob
I'll book the steakhouse for the last night of my...

I'll book the steakhouse for the last night of my cruise. Last night I had just booked the second part of a B2B on the Conquest for this October, so this poll served as a reminder for me to get my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 15th, 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By evandbob
I usually book the steakhouse for the last night...

I usually book the steakhouse for the last night of my cruise. 75% of the time I'm solo. Never had a problem (except overeating - that's a huge piece of cheesecake to eat for one person) and have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 14th, 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By evandbob
Wear a medical mask and cough or sniffle - tell...

Wear a medical mask and cough or sniffle - tell anyone getting on you just came from the infirmary.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 12th, 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By evandbob
now that you mention it, yours is a bit tiring.

now that you mention it, yours is a bit tiring.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 12th, 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By evandbob
easy now........

easy now........
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 12th, 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By evandbob
If I get a double or something I have no use for,...

If I get a double or something I have no use for, I usually offer it to one of my dinner mates in the MDR. They are appreciative, and I have one less whatchamacallit.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 10th, 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,576
Posted By evandbob
I have flown in the day of for over 20 cruises -...

I have flown in the day of for over 20 cruises - never a problem. Doesn't matter summer or winter. LaGuardia to Miami mostly, non stop, one piece of carry on luggage. With priority boarding due to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 7th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By evandbob
I watched the Steelers/Seahawks Super Bowl in the...

I watched the Steelers/Seahawks Super Bowl in the main theater on a giant screen. Excellent reception, great service, hors d'oeurves, drinks, wonderful!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,506
Posted By evandbob
For a significant cruise, I would pick Princess...

For a significant cruise, I would pick Princess over Carnival in a heartbeat. In fact, for a Med cruise 2 years ago and an Alaskan cruise last month, I chose the Crown Princess.

The décor of the...
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