Go Back   Cruise Critic Message Board Forums > Search Forums
 
Register here!
Forgot Your Password?


Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1314
Search took 6.43 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dot73
Forum: Holland America Line January 31st, 2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,229
Posted By dot73
What the heck happened? I drove like a maniac to...

What the heck happened? I drove like a maniac to get home to see NA sail away only to see her aft sailing away. I guess the muster went really fast this time. Oh well, there is still the Eurodam...
Forum: Holland America Line January 30th, 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,436
Posted By dot73
Oasis has to be one of the ugliest ships on the...

Oasis has to be one of the ugliest ships on the water. I looks like someone just blew out the back.
Forum: Holland America Line January 30th, 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,436
Posted By dot73
The usual escape to warm weather. There are...

The usual escape to warm weather. There are always a lot of Canucks on the Caribbean cruises. The only way to distinguish ourselves is by flying the maple leaf.
Forum: Holland America Line January 24th, 2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,105
Posted By dot73
I confess, I am a computer nerd. If it wasn't for...

I confess, I am a computer nerd. If it wasn't for my 12-year-old nephew, the only thing I would know is WORD, which is what I work with. :o
Forum: Holland America Line January 24th, 2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,105
Posted By dot73
Just put the football on mute so that I can hear...

Just put the football on mute so that I can hear the horns.
Forum: Holland America Line January 24th, 2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,105
Posted By dot73
What is considered "chilly" in...

What is considered "chilly" in Florida?:)
Forum: Holland America Line January 24th, 2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By dot73
Me also. My computer stops all other pop ups...

Me also. My computer stops all other pop ups except for this one. Makes me want to call HAL and give them heck.
Forum: Holland America Line January 23rd, 2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,237
Posted By dot73
Talking Buying a cruise is becoming more complicated than...

Buying a cruise is becoming more complicated than buying a car or house. I gave up on a Princess cruise in April because of the run-around I and my TA got from Princess. I am now booked on the K-Dam...
Forum: Holland America Line January 22nd, 2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,290
Posted By dot73
Since I'm not sailing on her until December 4, I...

Since I'm not sailing on her until December 4, I am looking forward to all the reviews of the ship - the good, bad and ugly. I'm sure we will have a variety of opinions. From seeing the outside of...
Forum: Holland America Line January 21st, 2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,514
Posted By dot73
I'm reserving my judgment until after I have...

I'm reserving my judgment until after I have sailed on her in December. I remember looking at the plans of the Nieuw Amsterdam and thinking that it was definitely not for me. After doing two 14-day...
Forum: Holland America Line January 21st, 2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,290
Posted By dot73
I mostly cruise solo and this ship has a few solo...

I mostly cruise solo and this ship has a few solo cabins, although not in the best location. It will be interesting to see what the reviews will be. HAL used to offer the lowest single supplements...
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,290
Posted By dot73
I just booked the Dec 4 cruise. Considering the...

I just booked the Dec 4 cruise. Considering the low Canadian dollar, the price was very reasonable. It will be the newest ship I have ever been on. I haven't had bad cruise in 20 years so I'm sure...
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,153
Posted By dot73
I also will give the new ship a try in December. ...

I also will give the new ship a try in December. I don't like the looks of the promenade but I'll keep an open mind until I see it. If I don't like the ship, I will go back to the "oldies but...
Forum: MSC Cruises March 18th, 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,395
Posted By dot73
I agree with you. I was there 4 years ago and...

I agree with you. I was there 4 years ago and loved my full-day excursion which included the Bardo, Carthage, U.S. military cemetary, etc. I found the guide and the locals to be very welcoming. ...
Forum: Costa Cruises March 18th, 2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,420
Posted By dot73
Unfortunately, many of the ships' excursions...

Unfortunately, many of the ships' excursions include the Bardo as it is the most famous museum for mosaic art.
Forum: MSC Cruises March 18th, 2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,395
Posted By dot73
This is horrible news. I was at the Bardo Museum...

This is horrible news. I was at the Bardo Museum four years ago on a ship's excursion, which was one of the highlights of my cruise. It has been reported saying that 19 are dead and 17 of them were...
Forum: Holland America Line January 19th, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,731
Posted By dot73
I just came back from a 14-day NA cruise which...

I just came back from a 14-day NA cruise which had two stops at HMC: on the first one, we were the only ship and on the other, the Maasdam was also there. I was waitlisted for a clamshell. To my...
Forum: Holland America Line January 8th, 2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,422
Posted By dot73
It is Thursday night in Cozumel on the NA. Code...

It is Thursday night in Cozumel on the NA. Code red is still in effect. Everyone seems to be in a good mood. The poor crew is constantly cleaning around the ship. They really are terrific people....
Forum: Holland America Line January 8th, 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,405
Posted By dot73
I am currently on the NA. I boarded on Sunday...

I am currently on the NA. I boarded on Sunday and was surprised to see passengers serving themselves. On Tuesday at noon, the captain gets on the PA and announces that we have Noro among pax and...
Forum: Holland America Line December 31st, 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,615
Posted By dot73
... and most of us would rather give up a spa...

... and most of us would rather give up a spa treatment or the casino in order to have the HSC fit into our budgets rather than stiffing the hard-working crew.:D Having waited tables and cleaned...
Forum: Holland America Line December 28th, 2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 3,824
Posted By dot73
My drugs are ready also. That drug case is...

My drugs are ready also. That drug case is getting larger and larger as I'm getting older. I always take a bunch of otc drugs (Imodium, Gravol, Cold meds, etc.) but I have never used them except to...
Forum: Holland America Line December 28th, 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 3,824
Posted By dot73
I got home just in enough time to watch the ...

I got home just in enough time to watch the beautiful NA sail away. Next week at this time, I will on board for 2 weeks of rest, relaxation, and being spoiled. The suitcase is out and the shoes...
Forum: Holland America Line December 23rd, 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By dot73
I'm not surprised at what happened. I have total...

I'm not surprised at what happened. I have total trust in the HAL stewards. I usually bring a bowl of some real good candy and chocolates on board. I have to convince them that they can take as...
Forum: Holland America Line December 21st, 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,400
Posted By dot73
Because I'm at work, I missed the video but...

Because I'm at work, I missed the video but following this thread has kept me up to date of what was happening. Only 14 more sleeps, yiipppeeee!

Thanks everyone and have a wonderful Christmas.
Forum: Holland America Line December 21st, 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 3,400
Posted By dot73
Cruise snobs! They probably think only certain...

Cruise snobs! They probably think only certain type of people should be allowed to cruise. :rolleyes: A little bit of fun never hurt anyone, as long as they don't toot at 5:00 a.m. and disturb the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1314

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:38 PM.


© 1995 - 2016, The Independent Traveler, Inc. All rights reserved.
"A Community of People Who Love To Cruise"
All of the information contained within Cruise Critic is protected by copyright. You may, however, download a single copy only for your personal use.