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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 19th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By beachbum53
You'll need to use a reference point, such as the...

You'll need to use a reference point, such as the elevators, that would be common to all decks. First, go to deck 2, where the cove balcony cabins are located, and locate cabin 2326 (or whichever...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 17th, 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By beachbum53
To the OP, "VIFP" means about as much as saying...

To the OP, "VIFP" means about as much as saying "I'm wearing blue socks today." You're best bet is, as others have already mentioned, to get the same boarding zone numbers. Then you can all board...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 16th, 2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By beachbum53
While there are a few differences in some things,...

While there are a few differences in some things, such as décor, on board amenities, etc., Carnival is pretty much like any of the main stream cruise lines (RCCL, NCL, etc.). Some will say the food...
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 16th, 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By beachbum53
Yes, we have, on several cruises. If you're...

Yes, we have, on several cruises. If you're planning to purchase one, get it before your cruise. They're much cheaper at Walmart than on the ship.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 14th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,496
Posted By beachbum53
I guess even some grown-ups can't leave their...

I guess even some grown-ups can't leave their toys at home while on vacation.:rolleyes:
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 12th, 2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
Oh wow! Thank-you! You're welcome to join our...

Oh wow! Thank-you! You're welcome to join our humble group. Come have breakfast/brunch with us. Then join us adults at the waterworks so we can embarrass the kids.:D Oh wait. I see that you'll be...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 12th, 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
Thank-you PortSideCruzan for that info. That...

Thank-you PortSideCruzan for that info. That helps a lot. Sauer-kraut, brunch in the MDR is a sit-down meal, like dinner. It is not self-serve, like the buffet.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 12th, 2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
It stands to reason that everyone would need to...

It stands to reason that everyone would need to be there to be seated. I can't speak for everyone, but when I'm hungry and ready for breakfast, I tend to get a little impatient if I have to wait for...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 12th, 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
Thanks. I was thinking the same thing about...

Thanks. I was thinking the same thing about having our group breakfast when the MDR first opens up. It all depends on what the maitre d' tells me when I ask. It's not that I'm adamant about having it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 11th, 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
Most likely our get-together would be on a sea...

Most likely our get-together would be on a sea day. What are the hours for the brunch? I will most likely ask our PVP if she has the e-mail address for the maitre' d on the Breeze, so that...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 11th, 2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By beachbum53
questions about breakfast on the Breeze

On all of our previous cruises, we have always gone to the buffet for breakfast. However, on our upcoming cruise on the Breeze, we're planning on at least once having breakfast in the MDR. As I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 11th, 2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,437
Posted By beachbum53
There are other cruise forums besides Cruise...

There are other cruise forums besides Cruise Critic. I looked into just about all of them before joining C.C. Although the roll call participation on here seems to be sporadic at times, it's still...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 10th, 2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By beachbum53
This is what works for us. I have a 12x12x12 soft...

This is what works for us. I have a 12x12x12 soft cooler that we take. It packs flat and fits in one of our suitcases. I take a gallon size heavy duty zip lock bag that I fill with ice and put in the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 6th, 2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By beachbum53
On our last, someone a few cabins down the hall...

On our last, someone a few cabins down the hall from us had put a small dry erase board on their door. It lasted one day. So many obscene messages appeared on the board that the board was taken down...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 5th, 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By beachbum53
Also, keep in mind that there are a few...

Also, keep in mind that there are a few excursions that are very popular and have a limited capacity, and they sell out very quickly. If you happen to choose an excursion that falls in that category,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 4th, 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,733
Posted By beachbum53
I suspect, if you polled 50 different people, if...

I suspect, if you polled 50 different people, if they were to spend $50.00 on one thing from a list of cruise related items (FTTF, alcohol, an excursion, clothing, etc.), you'd get a wide variety of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 4th, 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By beachbum53
Having a good PVP helps. We're fortunate to have...

Having a good PVP helps. We're fortunate to have a very good PVP, and she makes every effort to help us with similar questions. Other than that, you'll just have to be very persistent in getting a...
Forum: First Time Cruisers October 3rd, 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By beachbum53
A better option might be to get a pre-loaded...

A better option might be to get a pre-loaded credit card for purchases while in port. Just make sure you keep track of the remaining balance on the card.;)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 2nd, 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By beachbum53
You might try using a little isopropyl alcohol...

You might try using a little isopropyl alcohol and a cloth. That usually works for me.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 1st, 2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 952
Posted By beachbum53
By the way MrsJones, the word is "dining", not...

By the way MrsJones, the word is "dining", not "dinning". A common mistake on here.


Thesaurus (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/dinning#Thesaurus)
Translations...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 1st, 2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By beachbum53
The porters should be watching for the FTTF logos...

The porters should be watching for the FTTF logos on the luggage tags. But occasionally, you may come across someone who isn't quite so diligent. It's not a bad idea to at least watch and make sure...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 30th, 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,150
Posted By beachbum53
"Pretty Pedi" contest? Nah. It might be of...

"Pretty Pedi" contest? Nah. It might be of interest to a handful of ladies, but the vast majority of men wouldn't be the least bit interested. I don't know if RCCL still has their talent contest, (we...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,275
Posted By beachbum53
The Darwin Award will be given posthumously.

The Darwin Award will be given posthumously.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,132
Posted By beachbum53
Depending on the ship, there a few other food...

Depending on the ship, there a few other food venues that are included. If you've booked one of the ships that has the 2.0 upgrades, you'll have Guy's Burgers and the Blue Iguana Cantina. Also, many...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By beachbum53
The balconies have neither. The bathrooms have...

The balconies have neither. The bathrooms have showers.
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