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Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Underwatr
On this year's Caribbean holiday they quietly...

On this year's Caribbean holiday they quietly moved all of the arrival times one hour later than 2013. I had assumed an 8 AM arrival in St. Thomas and booked an independent excursion accordingly. ...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By Underwatr
QM2 has the advantage of two theatres. I caught...

QM2 has the advantage of two theatres. I caught a showing of Boyhood one evening over Christmas.
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By Underwatr
At the minimum you should receive a refund of the...

At the minimum you should receive a refund of the port fees allocated to the missed Nassau stop.

But we missed Newport on our New England cruise and I don't recall that being part of the deal...
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Underwatr
Probably not. There's a duty-free liquor store...

Probably not. There's a duty-free liquor store in Dubai for arriving passengers.

http://wikitravel.org/en/Dubai
Forum: Cunard Line January 23rd, 2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,773
Posted By Underwatr
Technically there is a clearance of a couple of...

Technically there is a clearance of a couple of feet under the Bridge of the Americas at low tide but the regulations do not permit vessels with that height. A special exemption can be obtained but...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 23rd, 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Underwatr
Higher end lines allow you to carry on your...

Higher end lines allow you to carry on your purchases without issue. Mass market lines will take it and hold it for you until disembarkation.
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Underwatr
I'd carry it on to make sure it doesn't get...

I'd carry it on to make sure it doesn't get broken but there are no restrictions in practice. There's no need to be secretive about it.
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 16,615
Posted By Underwatr
Some bit of Cunard literature mentions paying for...

Some bit of Cunard literature mentions paying for the laundry soap. I suspect it may have been cribbed from a P&O brochure and not correctly edited.
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Underwatr
http://ask.cunard.com isn't linked from the main...

http://ask.cunard.com isn't linked from the main Cunard.com page but it's accessible if you know the URL.
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Underwatr
QM2 assigned times are in order of cabin and deck...

QM2 assigned times are in order of cabin and deck (suites first, deck 4 last) so it sounds lke you're on deck 4 or 5. Generally no one waits until their assigned time although if you can wait until...
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Underwatr
You should be able to switch to an early seating...

You should be able to switch to an early seating once you're aboard. Visit the maitre d' in Britannia as soon as you've dropped your stuff in your stateroom.

The a la carte evening venues ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 22nd, 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Underwatr
T-Mobile gives me free international data (not on...

T-Mobile gives me free international data (not on the cruise ships though) so I was motivated to find a land-based signal at sea. I was able to connect as much as 20 miles out but I was very careful...
Forum: Cunard Line January 22nd, 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,656
Posted By Underwatr
I haven't looked at all the posts -- did someone...

I haven't looked at all the posts -- did someone point out the "20% of $500" error somewhere along the way?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 21st, 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By Underwatr
It passes FCC muster because you have an...

It passes FCC muster because you have an "established business relationship" with them, i.e. the account on carnival.com with your contact info.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 21st, 2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Underwatr
If you're not sure what you're doing the best...

If you're not sure what you're doing the best option might be to turn off your phone or turn on airplane mode as soon as you board. If you access data through the ship's cellular network it can cost...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 21st, 2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By Underwatr
This will help: 1. Caller ID 2. Voicemail ...

This will help:
1. Caller ID
2. Voicemail

Probably not what has caused your calls but I've noticed that mine calls every time I browse the Carnival website when logged in.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 20th, 2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Underwatr
You could avoid the printing charge by checking...

You could avoid the printing charge by checking in online and then "reprinting" your boarding pass at the airport.

Is it critical to be checked in early, or just convenient? You could use the...
Forum: Cunard Line January 20th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Underwatr
You're right, the laundries are closed between...

You're right, the laundries are closed between about 9 PM and 7 or 8 AM. They're fairly popular but not particularly noisy. I haven't stayed close enough to one to know whether the heat might be an...
Forum: Cunard Line January 20th, 2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,445
Posted By Underwatr
Defined by? Perhaps people just recognize that...

Defined by? Perhaps people just recognize that the dress code exists and want to be in compliance with it...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 19th, 2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Underwatr
Cunard has dropped to two dress codes, formal and...

Cunard has dropped to two dress codes, formal and informal. Jackets are required, ties optional for informal. You could still make it work with one jacket although most bring two or more jackets.
Forum: Cunard Line January 19th, 2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,445
Posted By Underwatr
This is why not: ...

This is why not:

http://www.costumesofnashua.com/CNWebSite105/Active905/Pages/CostumeRental/Austin60s70s/Pics%20Austin1970s/AustinDumbJC.jpg
Forum: East Coast Departures January 18th, 2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By Underwatr
One way rentals and rentals originating in...

One way rentals and rentals originating in Manhattan both tend to be expensive, just so you know.
Forum: East Coast Departures January 18th, 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By Underwatr
Should be easy. Cabs line up at Red Hook on...

Should be easy. Cabs line up at Red Hook on disembarkation day. Your ship (QM2?) will probably have transfers that you can book while sailing back to New York although a cab will be cheaper.

Re:...
Forum: First Time Cruisers January 18th, 2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Underwatr
BB is a glass front balcony on 8, 11, or 12. ...

BB is a glass front balcony on 8, 11, or 12. You'll normally eat in Britannia unless you opt for specialty dining (Todd English or rotating options in a section of Kings Court) or you could trade...
Forum: Cunard Line January 18th, 2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,445
Posted By Underwatr
The majority of male Cunard passengers wear a...

The majority of male Cunard passengers wear a tuxedo on formal nights. It's not like "elegant night" on other lines.
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