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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,464
Posted By jocap
We thought about going this winter, with Thomson,...

We thought about going this winter, with Thomson, because I'm not a Caribbean fan whereas OH loves snorkelling anywhere hot; sailing into Cuba would give me something other than the usual islands to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By jocap
We wouldn't go to the fjords again on a ship...

We wouldn't go to the fjords again on a ship designed specifically for the Caribbean, ie without sufficient under cover viewing spots. This means, for us, a covered pool with seating/viewing areas...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,404
Posted By jocap
And for members of the 38 countries which are...

And for members of the 38 countries which are allowed to have a visa waiver for the USA, you must apply for an ESTA before you travel- use the US Government's own page only, as there are many pages...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 16th, 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,519
Posted By jocap
I've never thought about adding all the overnight...

I've never thought about adding all the overnight sailings on ferries....but there's been food, beds, loos (well-down the corridor in the early days!) and various entertainment...;) Anyway, I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 8th, 2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By jocap
You will have passed the autumn equinox around...

You will have passed the autumn equinox around Sept 21st, and the daylight hours are shorter, so the temperatures are dropping, but usually it's still warm. Obviously, the further south you sail the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 5th, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By jocap
Arcadia is the same design as Queen Elizabeth and...

Arcadia is the same design as Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, if that's any help for people answering....;)
We've just come from a cruise on Aurora, with an outside cabin low on deck 5, and even...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 30th, 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jocap
There again, you're writing from the UK and might...

There again, you're writing from the UK and might be travelling on Cunard, Fred Olsen or P&O, where formal means formal....and yes, you'll need at least a suit, whether or not it's a dinner jacket or...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 30th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,706
Posted By jocap
Just a quick reply to say I've now returned from...

Just a quick reply to say I've now returned from my once least favourite ship, and she's now become my 2nd favourite.....:)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 30th, 2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By jocap
Hebridean Cruise Line is the most "up scale" I've...

Hebridean Cruise Line is the most "up scale" I've heard of.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 30th, 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By jocap
We've just returned from an Iberia/ North Africa...

We've just returned from an Iberia/ North Africa cruise. For some reason we were placed near ships unloading cargo, in Casablanca, and the dock was covered with what looked like thick oil. All the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 14th, 2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By jocap
Thomson cruises have an Elegant Night, but some...

Thomson cruises have an Elegant Night, but some people prefer to dress down and eat in the buffet.
As you're from the UK, you probably already know that both P&O and Cunard are quite strict about...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 14th, 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,007
Posted By jocap
Fred Olsen cruise line has gentlemen hosts on...

Fred Olsen cruise line has gentlemen hosts on their ships.
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) November 14th, 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,234
Posted By jocap
We also made a sudden decision to take this...

We also made a sudden decision to take this cruise- no chance of people sunbathing as it's mainly in the Atlantic- and take it for granted that we'll be in 2nd sitting, which isn't as popular on cold...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 10th, 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By jocap
I've just had an email offering me a Jade cruise...

I've just had an email offering me a Jade cruise in early December, for £500.... say $750....but that includes return air fare from the UK, a night in a hotel in Rome and $100 OBC...... So, yes, it's...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 10th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,605
Posted By jocap
We usually try each speciality restaurant on a...

We usually try each speciality restaurant on a cruise, and enjoy the different choice of food. It's usually cooked and presented to perfection.
We were once in the Marco Pierre White restaurant, and...
Forum: UK Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By jocap
That's good to know- plus the news that both...

That's good to know- plus the news that both ships are to be upgraded before their winter cruises.
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) November 10th, 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,947
Posted By jocap
A last minute booking on Aurora, an upgrade to...

A last minute booking on Aurora, an upgrade to outside and some free wifi, for 11 nights going very, very soon....but it was a very, very late booking...I'm not telling, but it would be more...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,651
Posted By jocap
I live near a large nuclear facility where quite...

I live near a large nuclear facility where quite a few Americans work- they settle for 2 or 3 years, and add much to the community.
A neighbour who works in a hotel told us that a large party of...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By jocap
Centraal Station is 10 to 15 mins from the...

Centraal Station is 10 to 15 mins from the terminal- turn right and it's straight along the pavement.
Turn left, and there's a layby for the trams, which will take you to the station, past the first...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 9th, 2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By jocap
If you can get across to the UK one December,...

If you can get across to the UK one December, there's usually a few cruises to see Christmas markets in Belgium, Holland, Germany etc. Great to visit, but don't sample too much of the mulled wine...:D
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 9th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By jocap
You might find answers on the Cruise Lines...

You might find answers on the Cruise Lines section - both MSC and Costa sail from Genoa.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,746
Posted By jocap
I always wondered about that, especially with all...

I always wondered about that, especially with all of the cabins which remained out of the water....the now open safes would have jewellery, passports, euros, car keys...
It seems as though security...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By jocap
We don't know where you are based, but the one...

We don't know where you are based, but the one line which I know does provide for babies is P&O, who have trained nursery nurses, and a night nursery for babies, where you can leave your baby asleep...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,748
Posted By jocap
Yes, that's us....if we're in a hotel near the...

Yes, that's us....if we're in a hotel near the dock, we might even be looking out, watching her arrive in the early morning...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
Posted By jocap
I only heard it pronounced Cari BEEan on...

I only heard it pronounced Cari BEEan on Independence OTS, but that was probably because she sailed from the UK for years.
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