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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 04:34 AM
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Posted By SadieN
How far into Northern California do you want to...

How far into Northern California do you want to go? San Francisco is the pretty much the southern border of Northern California. There's another 7-8 hour drive before you hit Oregon.
Lots of...
Forum: West Coast Departures Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By SadieN
Not too many options in Long Beach. Bruin Steve...

Not too many options in Long Beach. Bruin Steve has a short list of good hotels. Be careful of cheap hotels in Long Beach as they can be in 'interesting:eek:' areas.

Hotel Maya has a corporate...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 01:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By SadieN
The cards do not even have to leave from where...

The cards do not even have to leave from where they are issued from.

Sis had a card rerouted from the issuer and it was used to purchase all kinds of stuff. This was back in the early 2000's.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By SadieN
Since you'll be driving in day of--- Check out...

Since you'll be driving in day of---
Check out the freeway system beforehand. We use both names and numbers for the same freeway.
Never know when you will need to do an alternative route.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By SadieN
Long Beach is completely different than other...

Long Beach is completely different than other terminals. There is practically no seating inside aside from a few benches.

Early Check in starts at 9:30. You will be given a zone number. Doors to...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By SadieN
I'm one of those that only have to hem. My rise...

I'm one of those that only have to hem. My rise and waist are 'regular'.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By SadieN
Our experience in Long Beach as Platinum. We get...

Our experience in Long Beach as Platinum. We get Priority Boarding.

We've sailed out of Long Beach at least 18 times. Our experience has been that there is a long wait when the doors open to...
Forum: Italy Ports Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 863
Posted By SadieN
They are getting closer to reality in the US. A...

They are getting closer to reality in the US. A new grocery store opened near us and the card readers had a swipe on the side and a chip reader on the bottom.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By SadieN
Carnival Ecstasy YTD

ATD is in the forward MDR, off the Atrium.
The Atrium bar is one deck down and the casino bar is one deck up.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By SadieN
It's going to depend on the number of kids in...

It's going to depend on the number of kids in each group and the head counselor.
Also some things are driven by insurance. It's quite possible that it cannot be done due to Carnival's insurance...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,658
Posted By SadieN
Small group is easy with ATD. When traveling...

Small group is easy with ATD. When traveling with larger groups (over 4) we do set time dining.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By SadieN
Platinum gets you priority in the dining...

Platinum gets you priority in the dining assignments not in line getting a table.

Mom and I had our white milestone card and still had to wait 30 minutes to get the pager and another 30 for it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,812
Posted By SadieN
Just throwing this out there-- 18yos can be in...

Just throwing this out there--
18yos can be in the casino. And many 21 yos look younger.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty April 22nd, 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By SadieN
I have used several different types of toiletry...

I have used several different types of toiletry kits throughout the years.

Lately I've been using two 'pockets' from a $1 five pack picked up in the San Fransico Chinatown. The largest is about...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By SadieN
One other thing-- Only bathroom 'duties';) are...

One other thing--
Only bathroom 'duties';) are to be done in the bathroom. All primping is to be done at the vanity or on the beds.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By SadieN
Beds-- Agree with the suggestion of having the...

Beds--
Agree with the suggestion of having the lowers as twins. One under the faux window and the other along one of the walls. It might be possible for the extra bed to fit under the other bunk....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 22nd, 2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By SadieN
Probably get more answers on the Wedding &...

Probably get more answers on the Wedding & Honeymoon, Celebrity and Port of Call-Europe boards.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By SadieN
Our girls were in both programs on the Paradise...

Our girls were in both programs on the Paradise and Elation when they were still on the West Coast.

Both clubs have similar activities. For our DDs we found Club 02 was more of a meet and hang...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 22nd, 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By SadieN
You cannot get a private tour guide inside...

You cannot get a private tour guide inside Vatican City.
You can get a tour guide just outside (few steps) of Vatican City. Tour Guides will be wearing their license around their necks. We...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By SadieN
We had 2 aft facing cabins on deck 7 of the...

We had 2 aft facing cabins on deck 7 of the Splendor back in 2009.
The two center cabins are about 8" narrower than other cabins. Avoid them if possible.
At night we heard the disco when...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By SadieN
It's a percentage of the cruise fare. Still have...

It's a percentage of the cruise fare. Still have to pay port fees and taxes.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By SadieN
I received my milestone letter in late January...

I received my milestone letter in late January after my 24th cruise last November. It was addressed by hand. I have 18 months from the date of the letter to use it. Using it for Hawaii in October. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By SadieN
My take on it-- Even though Mexico requires 6...

My take on it--
Even though Mexico requires 6 mos validity on your passport, closed-loop cruises from the US only require a BC and ID for travel. So your passport will be good.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By SadieN
Only other thing I can think of is that all US...

Only other thing I can think of is that all US were already screened electronically. Then if they do CBP for NonUS early onboard then the same CBP officers can also clear the pax in San Pedro. (...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 21st, 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,825
Posted By SadieN
Question about the cash on your S&S cards. ...

Question about the cash on your S&S cards.
Couldn't you have put the cash onto the cards at Guest Services? Or did they direct you to the kiosk?
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