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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 05:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,584
Posted By pepperrn
Similar happened on the WB QM2 10th Anniversary...

Similar happened on the WB QM2 10th Anniversary crossing on May 9th. The "priority" check-in area in the Ocean Terminal was rammed, the "mere mortals" section had tumble weed blowing around :D .
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 05:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,010
Posted By pepperrn
Hi brigittetom, Well, the squillions are in...

Hi brigittetom,

Well, the squillions are in "off-shore" accounts (income tax you know), so you'll pass them on the way into Southampton ( ;) ) and I'll arrange a tour of an estate, one side to...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 05:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,010
Posted By pepperrn
Which is it? You appear confused. Can I assist...

Which is it? You appear confused. Can I assist you in any way?Well, there aren't 1,500 crew on QM2. Not even in Queens Grill, despite what you may think. And some crew have to stay on board. Or...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,010
Posted By pepperrn
I can't imagine who they were then that I saw on...

I can't imagine who they were then that I saw on the shuttle bus to/from Blankenburge, or wandering in and out of shops in Cherbourg (to mention only my most recent trip). I must have been...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By pepperrn
Indeed :) HeHe. However, there was a family of...

Indeed :) HeHe.
However, there was a family of Americans behind me who kept saying "what did he say?"... His act and delivery was very "dated"/stuck in an earlier era :( .
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Lynn, This happened on the four-nighter...

Hi Lynn,

This happened on the four-nighter as well. This was due to the fact that Cunard HAD to add VAT at 20% to all purchases (as all ports were within the EU). Was this also true of your...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By pepperrn
Hi cat51, I was also on the QM2 September...

Hi cat51,

I was also on the QM2 September 4th-8th short cruise. I am so very pleased to read that you loved QM2.

The biggest impressions I took away with me were:
A. The ship was...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,777
Posted By pepperrn
Hi fantasy51, For the very first time I took...

Hi fantasy51,

For the very first time I took some clotted cream (Rodda's/Tesco Finest) with me on QM2 last week. It kept very well in the cabin 'fridge (I made sure I picked a tub with a sale-by...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,584
Posted By pepperrn
Thank you, M'Lady :) . All best wishes,

Thank you, M'Lady :) .

All best wishes,
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,584
Posted By pepperrn
VERY well said, thank you :) .

VERY well said, thank you :) .
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,584
Posted By pepperrn
Ah well Mr. Toad, you have hit on another very...

Ah well Mr. Toad, you have hit on another very valid point, given what benefits or "perks" you get in return, is it really worth worrying about? (the free internet time is the only thing I really...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,584
Posted By pepperrn
I'm in two minds on the subject of when "going...

I'm in two minds on the subject of when "going Diamond" should "kick in", can see both sides, and have no answer.

On one hand...
It is a loyalty scheme, to reward passengers who repeatedly book...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Mary, There is a balcony directly above...

Hi Mary,

There is a balcony directly above yours, if that is what you mean, so yes, your balcony is "covered" or has a "roof". I know that on some ships (Princess "Grand Class"etc for example)...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,010
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Salacia, I know I am being thick (not for...

Hi Salacia,

I know I am being thick (not for the first or last time :o ) but I honestly don't see a conflict here just because the phrase or meaning in the first part is not repeated in the...
Forum: First Time Cruisers Yesterday, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By pepperrn
Hi Talisker92 I am so sorry to hear about...

Hi Talisker92

I am so sorry to hear about this, Did this "stuffiness, poor food and general attitude" continue once you were on board your voyages with Cunard (sorry, I don't know how many you've...
Forum: Cunard Line September 12th, 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,971
Posted By pepperrn
I've just come back from a short trip on QM2, and...

I've just come back from a short trip on QM2, and whilst on-board I tried to list the physical changes to QM2 since my first voyage in 2006. They were mostly small things that many would miss, others...
Forum: Cunard Line September 12th, 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By pepperrn
I usually wear a light-weight suit to board and,...

I usually wear a light-weight suit to board and, after dropping off hand luggage in the cabin, wear it for lunch and then the sailaway party (quickly showering/changing before dinner). As was...
Forum: Cunard Line September 10th, 2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By pepperrn
:o Thank you for your very kind words Underwatr!...

:o Thank you for your very kind words Underwatr! :o Very good of you.

Sincere best wishes :)
Forum: Cunard Line September 8th, 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By pepperrn
Hi tempusfugits, Below 4032 is an open lobby...

Hi tempusfugits,

Below 4032 is an open lobby with little or no noise issues. In all my voyages on QM2 I've never heard loud noises here. Illuminations Theatre is a little way forward and Royal...
Forum: Cunard Line September 8th, 2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By pepperrn
My guarantee booking had a cabin allocated 7 days...

My guarantee booking had a cabin allocated 7 days prior to sailing (this was last week).
Forum: Cunard Line September 3rd, 2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By pepperrn
Sounds like a perfect plan, very useful idea for...

Sounds like a perfect plan, very useful idea for many in the same situation, and superbly explained. :)
Forum: Cunard Line September 3rd, 2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,890
Posted By pepperrn
I don't, but then, I'm no good as a cook :eek: . ...

I don't, but then, I'm no good as a cook :eek: .

Thank you, most kind :) .

Well... most of the pallets of provisions loaded in the morning will be just for me...
(It is however, embarrassing,...
Forum: Cunard Line September 3rd, 2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,890
Posted By pepperrn
You put wine in gravy? :) , Yum, I'm on my 'round...

You put wine in gravy? :) , Yum, I'm on my 'round asap :) . I'm boarding tomorrow morning, so any chance you can squeeze me in for a roast' today? :) .
Forum: Cunard Line September 2nd, 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,796
Posted By pepperrn
Hi scifisteve Oh, there are plenty of...

Hi scifisteve

Oh, there are plenty of "happy" people here, me included :) (it's just that one or two of the unhappy ones make lots more noise ;) )

Trouble is, I can't dance to save my life, so...
Forum: Cunard Line September 2nd, 2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,796
Posted By pepperrn
:) Couldn't agree more, very well said :) .

:) Couldn't agree more, very well said :) .
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