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Forum: Alaska Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By evandbob
Back from Crown Princess Cruisetour - What I learned

1) The cruise tour portion can be easily replaced by a well researched DIY travel plan. While the Princess process was seamless and totally efficient, it offered little flexibility.

2) The Denali...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By evandbob
American Express doesn't have a foreign travel...

American Express doesn't have a foreign travel notification requirement. Just make sure the vendor uses the correct CID # when making a purchase.

One would think if you used a MC, Visa or AmEx to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,674
Posted By evandbob
Probably trying to downplay bedbug situations by...

Probably trying to downplay bedbug situations by calling them " an odd mattress to be replaced".
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By evandbob
Of course. If your ship docks at 7AM, like my...

Of course. If your ship docks at 7AM, like my Celebrity Summit back in January, you can be at the airport getting your stamp clearance by 8am. Easy peasy at that hour of the morning. Flying back...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,968
Posted By evandbob
Wink I guess a hammock is better than a...

I guess a hammock is better than a trampoline.......
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By evandbob
Just back from a 2 week cruise tour starting in...

Just back from a 2 week cruise tour starting in Fairbanks and ending in Vancouver. Most mornings and nights were damp, misty, foggy and rainy, but by noon or 1PM, the sun broke through and there...
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By evandbob
We were told that the Princess Lodges in...

We were told that the Princess Lodges in Fairbanks and Denali had wake up alerts if the aurora was showing itself in the middle of the short night. I signed up for a wakeup Aug 19 -21, and never...
Forum: Alaska August 17th, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,293
Posted By evandbob
Absolutely nothing......

Absolutely nothing......
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By evandbob
I like your style, fuddrules, that's a great...

I like your style, fuddrules, that's a great response!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By evandbob
OMG! Don't understand sarcasm? First sentence...

OMG! Don't understand sarcasm? First sentence was a joke, followed by "seriously......." stating true intent.

Maybe you want to buy a bridge too? Perhaps we shouldn't expect much from a KMart...
Forum: Alaska August 17th, 2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,922
Posted By evandbob
To the OP: If the "guilt" is coming from...

To the OP:

If the "guilt" is coming from other people, than best to ignore; if the "guilt" is coming from your own little voice inside your head, than best to listen to it.

When I was young, I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 17th, 2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By evandbob
Breaking an arm on a cruise is terrible for the...

Breaking an arm on a cruise is terrible for the person involved, but it poses no risks to other pax.

Someone with noro does.

Quarrantine them to their cabin if they lied their way on board.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 16th, 2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By evandbob
I can report change of address to NY DMV on line...

I can report change of address to NY DMV on line rather easily. In NY, we have maybe 30 days after moving to update the new address otherwise it's a violation.

If you cruise in 35 days, there...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 16th, 2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By evandbob
And someone answers dishonestly and 500 other...

And someone answers dishonestly and 500 other cruisers get sick from noro, or the flu, or whatever, and Carnival is again all over the news because one sick cruiser didn't buy insurance and lied to...
Forum: Cozumel August 16th, 2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By evandbob
I do believe that Senor Poncho's, Nachi Cocum,...

I do believe that Senor Poncho's, Nachi Cocum, and Paradise Beach are all along the same stretch of beach, and I may have listed them in order of closeness to the cruise port. Cabs can take you to...
Forum: Alaska August 16th, 2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By evandbob
Alaska AA Meetings

I'm retired from employment in alcohol treatment after 20 years of operating halfway houses and other residential services for persons in early recovery.

Just saw the AA meeting lists for...
Forum: Solo Cruisers August 16th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,180
Views: 477,241
Posted By evandbob
tell the boss you.re presenting with a dsm dx of...

tell the boss you.re presenting with a dsm dx of occupational fatigue syndrome and tell him the tx plan is for you to have a week cruising at sea. This will avert burnout and allow you to partake in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 15th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By evandbob
Shenanigans - how about paying double, yet only...

Shenanigans - how about paying double, yet only granted 7 nights for VIFP? Another ripoff!
Forum: Solo Cruisers August 13th, 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,194
Posted By evandbob
Lois, I've stayed in Playa more times than I can...

Lois, I've stayed in Playa more times than I can count (Sandos, Occidental, Riu plus boutique hotels right in town).....the Playacar beach is one of my favorites! I think it's a gender thing......no...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 13th, 2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,090
Posted By evandbob
My Carnival PVP used to call several times a...

My Carnival PVP used to call several times a month, until I started saying: "Wow, I really won a free cruise and I can go anytime? That's great I'm so happy you called, when do I see my boarding...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 13th, 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By evandbob
Not to worry about stuff that hasn't happened...

Not to worry about stuff that hasn't happened yet, or is very unlikely to happen. In 18 Carnival cruises, I have been called for an upsell offer once, never offered a free upgrade, and they only...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 13th, 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By evandbob
If we had to take a statistical count, I believe...

If we had to take a statistical count, I believe we would find that there are more dumb answers than there are dumb questions.
Forum: Alaska August 11th, 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By evandbob
Karysa, my 1st trip to Jasper was in 1998, and...

Karysa, my 1st trip to Jasper was in 1998, and when I returned 5 yrs later in 2003, the amount of receding that the glaciers had accomplished was tremendous. The naturalists said in 1998 that the...
Forum: Alaska August 11th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By evandbob
I appreciate the "correction" BQ, I probably...

I appreciate the "correction" BQ, I probably should have wrote "more likely" or similar.

We all know nothing is assured except death and taxes. I could very well be dead tomorrow, or, more...
Forum: Alaska August 11th, 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By evandbob
The first glacier I saw was in the Columbian...

The first glacier I saw was in the Columbian Icefield on my way to Jasper. Massive amounts of ice piled high like a skyscraper, miles across like a multi lane highway, feeding water into the...
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