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Forum: First Time Cruisers November 15th, 2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By tak81288
The value of a drink package really will depend...

The value of a drink package really will depend on how much you anticipate drinking. For us it is not worth it. We may have a a couple of drinks throughout the day and evening, but will mainly drink...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 15th, 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By tak81288
Shorts are definitely acceptable on Carnival in...

Shorts are definitely acceptable on Carnival in the MDR and you will most likely see many people wearing them. Carnival is very casual.

Have a great cruise!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 29th, 2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,292
Posted By tak81288
I do not gamble with flights and always arrive...

I do not gamble with flights and always arrive the night before. You may or may not have any delays. Many people can come on here and say they did it and it all worked out. It does not mean it will...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 26th, 2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By tak81288
Honestly, I do all of my research prior to the...

Honestly, I do all of my research prior to the cruise and the majority of it happens on the internet. I may grab a guidebook from the library and ask friends or family for advice when needed.

As...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 14th, 2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By tak81288
You're 18 year old can do everything on the ship...

You're 18 year old can do everything on the ship except drink alcohol. There really aren't any organized activities specifically for 18-20 years. Carnival may have some sort of singles meet and greet...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 23rd, 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By tak81288
When taking an official excursion, they will most...

When taking an official excursion, they will most likely have a place to store your items either on the boat and/or in the vehicle they use to get you to the place where your excursion begins.
Forum: First Time Cruisers May 14th, 2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,833
Posted By tak81288
If your hair blowing around will bother you, I...

If your hair blowing around will bother you, I would plan to keep it tied back. It can get pretty windy on deck.
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 24th, 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,359
Posted By tak81288
Yes. You can bring your own soap.

Yes. You can bring your own soap.
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 24th, 2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,359
Posted By tak81288
Avoid cruising during school breaks,...

Avoid cruising during school breaks, holidays...etc...if you can. We have literally saved thousands by cruising while school is in session because the prices tend to be lower.

I know due to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 24th, 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By tak81288
Try a short 3-4 day cruise around Memorial Day...

Try a short 3-4 day cruise around Memorial Day weekend.

Have fun!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 14th, 2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By tak81288
It was uppers 70s-mid 80s when I traveled around...

It was uppers 70s-mid 80s when I traveled around that time of the year. It rained a little in Grand Cayman, but it didn't last long.

I wouldn't worry about the weather too much for March, but...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 14th, 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By tak81288
Where are you headed?

Where are you headed?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 29th, 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,013
Posted By tak81288
This has never happened to me, but I am assuming...

This has never happened to me, but I am assuming they would be able to verify who you are by your picture ID (assuming you still have your DL or something with you) and you could go from there.
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 13th, 2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,145
Posted By tak81288
I create a list of things and outfits I want to...

I create a list of things and outfits I want to take about a month before the cruise. This list may be tweaked a few times over that month and I will double check my closets, drawers..etc..to make...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 6th, 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By tak81288
Just in own person experience, I have found some...

Just in own person experience, I have found some of the popular excursions that have limited availablity sometimes do sell out a few weeks before setting sail. I haven't seen an excursion that sold...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 6th, 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By tak81288
I would just set up meeting places and times. ...

I would just set up meeting places and times.

We DID bring some along on our first cruise because someone suggested that for us. They never even left our luggage. We found that it would have...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 6th, 2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By tak81288
Yes. Each passenger can carry on 12 bottles/cans...

Yes. Each passenger can carry on 12 bottles/cans (not to exceed 20oz each) of non alcoholic beverage and each passenger who is 21+ years of age can bring on a bottle of wine (750ml).

Have a great...
Forum: First Time Cruisers December 12th, 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,843
Posted By tak81288
From the OP first post, it appears that she is...

From the OP first post, it appears that she is planning over year in advance and isn't getting married until 2015.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 20th, 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By tak81288
I can't tell you how much to bring, but will...

I can't tell you how much to bring, but will advise to bring more than what you think. You can always bring money back home and deposit back into your account.

A lot of people on here budget...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 14th, 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,086
Posted By tak81288
I like to experience any port stop at least one...

I like to experience any port stop at least one time, so in my opinion, I think it is worth it for you to get off the ship if you have never been there before.

I would grab a guide book, look at...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 12th, 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,326
Posted By tak81288
double post

double post
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 12th, 2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,326
Posted By tak81288
what cruise line? Some cruiselines are more...

what cruise line? Some cruiselines are more formal than others.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 6th, 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,178
Posted By tak81288
Carnival would be great for teens. They don't...

Carnival would be great for teens. They don't have rock climbing walls, ice skating rinks..etc (you have to go on Royal for that)...But they do have a teen program, water slides, sports area,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 5th, 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By tak81288
I don't know what thread you are referring to,...

I don't know what thread you are referring to, but that doesn't really matter. Maybe the poster's mind wasn't really made up, but it is possible that they did research outside of cruise critic.They...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 10th, 2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,263
Posted By tak81288
So far, we have always headed straight to the...

So far, we have always headed straight to the airport to get home. I have done pre-cruise activities for a few days, but haven't done anything post-cruise as of yet.
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