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Forum: First Time Cruisers June 21st, 2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,053
Posted By Jasalth
Congratz on your upcoming wedding! The...

Congratz on your upcoming wedding!

The decision on a ship is VERY subjective! We just got off the NCL Breakaway (sister to the Getaway) in one of the Haven (suite/private area) rooms. TBH, I would...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line June 17th, 2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jasalth
IMO the thing I regretted spending money on the...

IMO the thing I regretted spending money on the most for the ship was the iConcierge app.

Oddly enough it worked fine between my DH's and I's phones. Never had an issue with it. It did NOT work...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line June 13th, 2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Jasalth
We just got back from the 6/5 Breakaway and like...

We just got back from the 6/5 Breakaway and like you, I thought parking at the pier was outrageously priced!

We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ridgefield Park, NJ. They are the only hotel...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 3rd, 2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Jasalth
It sounds like you booked the Early Saver rate....

It sounds like you booked the Early Saver rate. With that rate with Carnival you forfeit part of the deposit and can only get the rest of it back as a credit.

There is possibly a way around...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line June 2nd, 2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,747
Posted By Jasalth
Since I did this recently I will let you know...

Since I did this recently I will let you know what I noticed about the upsells they were offering.

I started calling at 31 days out. At that point in time, they offered me an H7 on the Breakaway...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 31st, 2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,973
Posted By Jasalth
I would fully suggest just booking it and don't...

I would fully suggest just booking it and don't give anything to the DH if you want the Haven! Well that is what I did at least for our upsell.... the price dropped to $500pp and since that was what...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 28th, 2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 20,188
Posted By Jasalth
Loving your semi-live review and it makes me...

Loving your semi-live review and it makes me kinda almost wish I had an internet package on board, alas we booked to early!

I have a question for you. Did you use the T-Mobile data at all on...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 27th, 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jasalth
NCL offers unlimited internet on all ships or...

NCL offers unlimited internet on all ships or minute packages. On the Breakaway it is by GB that you can buy the packages if you don't want unlimited.

Carnival has a stupidly large amount of...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 21st, 2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Jasalth
I booked a room for 4 under a KSF promo. My son...

I booked a room for 4 under a KSF promo. My son who just turned 18 today decided he didn't want to go a few months ago. This was before final payment though.

I was able to cancel him out of the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 18th, 2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jasalth
I am on the June 5th Breakaway but in an M6. I...

I am on the June 5th Breakaway but in an M6. I can say for sure there are upsells available at least at the mini level to Haven. Thing about this sailing though, is the 1st day of upsells (how I knew...
Forum: Family Cruises May 16th, 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jasalth
The zoo in Belize has been the favorite one my...

The zoo in Belize has been the favorite one my family has visited. It was after cave tubing though so I can't even say for sure how the ride would be, but it would be a decent amount as it isn't all...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 13th, 2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,500
Posted By Jasalth
While I know this is technically a Fitbit thread,...

While I know this is technically a Fitbit thread, I wanted to throw this out there.

If anyone has read this and is looking at getting a Fitbit but sees the issues with it and cruising (at least...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 12th, 2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By Jasalth
My youngest DS is fine with motion in general, no...

My youngest DS is fine with motion in general, no car sickness, no issues with thrill rides, but ever since his first cruise he will be so off-balance, rocking and nauseous from it he will be...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 6th, 2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Jasalth
I would defiantly go with an exploration cruise...

I would defiantly go with an exploration cruise if Antarctica is your ONLY purpose for this cruise.

Now it wasn't me that sailed it, but my mother has done Celebrity and NCL with the Antarctica...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 2nd, 2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Jasalth
I fully understand that feeling! Finding a good...

I fully understand that feeling! Finding a good TA is harder than finding a good auto mechanic! Oddly enough I found both in the same year it seems!

That is really the thing, almost anyone can do...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line May 2nd, 2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Jasalth
Since you mentioned the 3rd and 4th sail free...

Since you mentioned the 3rd and 4th sail free twice, I can only assume that means something to you as you have more than 2 in the cabin.

If this is really what matters to you, I have noticed once...
Forum: Family Cruises May 1st, 2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,906
Posted By Jasalth
My kids will be in 12th and 8th grade next school...

My kids will be in 12th and 8th grade next school year.

Currently they were both suppose to be missing the last 3 1/2 days of school for our cruise in June. (11th and 7th grade).

As a matter...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 30th, 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,733
Posted By Jasalth
Since you are sailing Carnival I want to offer...

Since you are sailing Carnival I want to offer you some advice.

My son was 17 when he last sailed on Carnival this past August. He has such a sever anxiety disorder our home school district...
Forum: Bermuda April 28th, 2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jasalth
Like you, life has me spending all my money! So...

Like you, life has me spending all my money! So alas I had to cut my budget down for Bermuda even more!

The suggestion of Tom Moore's Jungle is a good one, and you have the right start with the...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 24th, 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,067
Posted By Jasalth
We went to the basically the exact same ports...

We went to the basically the exact same ports when my kids were that age. Well Montego Bay when they were a bit younger though.

Yes it can be a lot cheaper to book private excursions than going...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line April 24th, 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,559
Posted By Jasalth
Actually Jimmy Buffet sold all of the US...

Actually Jimmy Buffet sold all of the US Margaritaville holdings and franchises in 2013 or 2014? One of those two. I believe the only one he still owns is the casino.

While never having sailed...
Forum: First Time Cruisers April 22nd, 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,475
Posted By Jasalth
My oldest DS is bored on cruises. Hench why since...

My oldest DS is bored on cruises. Hench why since he turns 18 in a few weeks, he has decided to no longer go with us.

My DH gets bored if he isn't doing anything. TBH this isn't just a cruise...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 17th, 2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Jasalth
You are an amazing daughter I must say! I...

You are an amazing daughter I must say! I attempted to do this same type of thing with my grandparents before my grandfather went into hospice and my grandmother well, instead of going on a life long...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line April 17th, 2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jasalth
While I personally don't have experience out of...

While I personally don't have experience out of the country, my mother tries to get to at least one geocache everywhere she goes.

My mother and step-father have a little portable GPS they use...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 16th, 2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jasalth
Unfortunately a good TA can be very hard to find...

Unfortunately a good TA can be very hard to find since there are a lot of them out there. What is even harder is finding a good over all agency in general because well we all know a TA is a person...
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