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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 12:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
Hi BlueRiband. Yes, thanks, I did check that site...

Hi BlueRiband. Yes, thanks, I did check that site prior to posting. I had hopes that there was a new itinerary that went directly from Red Hook to the West Side where the Intrepid is moored - ...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
nfcu, it is your continued use of the word...

nfcu, it is your continued use of the word "mis-information" to categorize posts relating to experiences that differ from your experiences that I take issue with...

Here is the definition of...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Salacia
There is a very amicable sitting area on Deck 3L...

There is a very amicable sitting area on Deck 3L in the Grand Lobby. Obviously not the place to sit if afflicted with sea sickness symptoms (in which case passengers would be advised to remain in...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
PARTIAL QUOTE There is a water taxi that...

PARTIAL QUOTE

There is a water taxi that goes from Red Hook to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum? I didn't know that...sounds great. Could you please share where the water taxi boards and...
Forum: Cunard Line July 26th, 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
nfcu, I've embarked on QM2 twelve times from the...

nfcu, I've embarked on QM2 twelve times from the Red Hook Pier, and disembarked there 11 times. The number of longshoremen/women is not always plentiful in my experince, but of course you are free to...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
Considering that anyone can book passage, get...

Considering that anyone can book passage, get passage tickets, and luggage tickets - drop their luggage off at the pier and have their luggage loaded on the ship (whether or not they boarded)...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
Yes, well you see that is the issue: there will...

Yes, well you see that is the issue: there will be no longshoremen/women to take your bags for loading on the ship until the disembarkation process from the previous cruise has been completed because...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
Sara, I think it is highly likely that passengers...

Sara, I think it is highly likely that passengers will still be disembarking around 10 a.m., and embarking passengers luggage will not be loaded until the ship is clear. Personally, I wouldn't plan...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,199
Posted By Salacia
Recently the Internal Revenue Service has changed...

Recently the Internal Revenue Service has changed the way mandatory tips are handled in the United States in terms of taxation. Now they are considered 'salary', not 'gratuities'. The new rules are...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Salacia
Paintings on public view differ from books in a...

Paintings on public view differ from books in a library. The pages of a book are between two covers that you actually have to pick up and open to read - that's an intentional action, whereas a...
Forum: Cunard Line July 25th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,103
Posted By Salacia
PARTIAL QUOTE Ciao Italian Guest. In...

PARTIAL QUOTE

Ciao Italian Guest.

In casual attire, sitting at the outdoor Terrace Bar on Deck 8, I have often enjoyed an adult beverage (or two) while watching the sun. But I haven't been...
Forum: Cunard Line July 24th, 2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By Salacia
Just to mention that if you park your car in the...

Just to mention that if you park your car in the Red Hook parking lot, you will get a receipt upon entering the parking lot...but you must pay upon exiting the terminal after disembarkation (the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 23rd, 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Salacia
Hi mediamogul. Thanks for your post..it certainly...

Hi mediamogul. Thanks for your post..it certainly let itself to humorous replies. I can't imagine why VIP media such as you and your wife wouldn't just hail a cab to Redhood since you live in NYC....
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Salacia
Hi Chunky. According to this article...

Hi Chunky. According to this article http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-07-01/rolf-harris-paintings-worth-90-less-following-guilty-verdict ,
"artwork by the entertainer could fetch just 10% of its...
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Salacia
PARTIAL QUOTE Hi Shawn. Yes, I too am less...

PARTIAL QUOTE

Hi Shawn. Yes, I too am less sure how many paintings would be hanging in museums, the painter of which was convicted of a crime; not to compare Rolf Harris paintings with fine art. ...
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Salacia
Hi gentlemancruiser. Thanks, I hadn't thought of...

Hi gentlemancruiser. Thanks, I hadn't thought of that...I look as paintings not as decorations but rather something more involved. But I see that you are quite right in your comments, and I agree...
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,895
Posted By Salacia
Sorry, nothing further to contribute about age of...

Sorry, nothing further to contribute about age of passengers - just wondering if the itinerary of this cruise has been changed due the controversy regarding the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines...
Forum: Cunard Line July 22nd, 2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,665
Posted By Salacia
Today I read this article which I found...

Today I read this article which I found interesting http://www.theage.com.au/comment/why-do-we-want-to-tear-down-rolf-harris8217-artworks-20140720-zuye1.html

Personally, I'm not certain how I feel...
Forum: Cunard Line July 21st, 2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Salacia
I just stumbled upon this website...

I just stumbled upon this website http://forgotten-ny.com/forgotten-tours/

For those with an interest in the history of Red Hook, check out...
Forum: Cunard Line July 21st, 2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Salacia
The list can be found here...

The list can be found here https://ask.cunard.com/help/cunard/fleet/senior_officers
Forum: Cunard Line July 21st, 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,558
Posted By Salacia
Ray, since you also noticed it - and you are an...

Ray, since you also noticed it - and you are an experienced and observant passenger - my guess is that something is amiss. :confused: -S.
Forum: Cunard Line July 20th, 2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,558
Posted By Salacia
Ciao Vincente. No need to be apologetic for your...

Ciao Vincente. No need to be apologetic for your language skills, your are doing fine. If only I could write Italian as well as you write in english .

And thanks for your post regarding the...
Forum: Cunard Line July 18th, 2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,319
Posted By Salacia
Scrapnana, thanks for your review - it was fun to...

Scrapnana, thanks for your review - it was fun to read, and I'm very glad that you enjoyed your World Cruise. I also appreciated reading your posts during your voyage although you did have me worried...
Forum: Cunard Line July 17th, 2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Salacia
Hi curiouser cruise. Given the choices you...

Hi curiouser cruise. Given the choices you presented, my choice (for what's its worth) would be to go with connecting interior cabins on Deck 11.

Here's why that would be my choice:
-Interior...
Forum: Cunard Line July 17th, 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,705
Posted By Salacia
Hi Ontario Cruiser. Sorry about this error. My...

Hi Ontario Cruiser. Sorry about this error. My suggestion is that you contact your credit card company and make them aware of Cunard's error, including any documentation you might have saved. Good...
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