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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By evandbob
Virgin Daiquiris and Pina Coladas are easy for...

Virgin Daiquiris and Pina Coladas are easy for the barstaff to prepare.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By evandbob
You can use the stairway digital clocks to get an...

You can use the stairway digital clocks to get an approximate time. You can use your cabin phone for wakeup calls for any time of the day and night
No more trays on the ships I've been on, just...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 24th, 2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,054
Posted By evandbob
I cruise as an alternative to land vacations,...

I cruise as an alternative to land vacations, it's a nice change of pace. While I probably have done more vacation time in resorts, cruising is a way to just get a taste of what an island or area is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 22nd, 2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,537
Posted By evandbob
I've taken many excursions in Belize for cabe...

I've taken many excursions in Belize for cabe tubing, ruins like Xanantunich almost in Guatamala and the closer Altun Ha, over to Caulker Cay and on my very 1st Belize trip to San Pedro and Shark Ray...
Forum: Roatan March 22nd, 2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By evandbob
Sorry you had a bad experience. Whenever I've...

Sorry you had a bad experience. Whenever I've gone to Tabyana Beach, there are always personnel who introduce themselves as persons who will watch our belongings and loungers. I'm grateful for this...
Forum: Roatan March 22nd, 2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By evandbob
If one stays in the Carnival shopping corral, how...

If one stays in the Carnival shopping corral, how does one know that they are in Roatan? The stores there are basically the same as the ones in Jamaica and Cozumel (and probably Amber Cove too).
...
Forum: Roatan March 22nd, 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By evandbob
That sign is part of Carnival's strategy to keep...

That sign is part of Carnival's strategy to keep pax in their shopping corral and beach area. The more pax remain within the corral, the more money Carnival makes.

Last year, there was one...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 22nd, 2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By evandbob
When I do my Bermuda cruise, I will choose...

When I do my Bermuda cruise, I will choose between Celebrity and NCL. The Celebrity Summit is a beautiful ship, has nice cabins and comfortable bedding, the indoor thallasso pool is to die for, I...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 21st, 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By evandbob
All good suggestions! I've redeemed 2 million...

All good suggestions! I've redeemed 2 million miles on one airline alone since 1998, so having a freq flyer acct attached to a credit card is very worthwhile!

I also gave up drinking and smoking,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,524
Posted By evandbob
3 generations of my family saw the last Discovery...

3 generations of my family saw the last Discovery Shuttle Launch from one of the top decks of the Disney Dream at dock in PC about 4 yrs ago. Totally awesome.

Another item crossed off on the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By evandbob
Yeah, I agree with you. I have better linens at...

Yeah, I agree with you. I have better linens at home, so I roll my eyes at this bs.

Another example is "Carnival Journeys" 6 or 7 paragraph ad blurb. The only thing I saw positive about it was...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By evandbob
And I was asked for the notarized letter upon our...

And I was asked for the notarized letter upon our arrival back in Miami by US Customs. Never know where or when you might have to produce one, best be prepared.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By evandbob
did you try your roll call?

did you try your roll call?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,572
Posted By evandbob
Did you check your fare? My pricing on Jan 23...

Did you check your fare? My pricing on Jan 23 Glory has gone down, Feb 2 Glory remains the same.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 6th, 2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,572
Posted By evandbob
One way to avoid higher airfare is to do a B2B on...

One way to avoid higher airfare is to do a B2B on the longer cruises. I had booked the Jan 23 Glory out of Miami that ends in San Juan, and the Feb 2 Glory out of San Juan that ends in Miami. So my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By evandbob
Once I had an interior guar. and I was placed on...

Once I had an interior guar. and I was placed on the Verandah deck somewhat aft, not bad.

Now I have a casino room booked and the only availability was way down on Main deck forward, yuck.

Win...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,572
Posted By evandbob
On the other hand, I've already booked the Jan 23...

On the other hand, I've already booked the Jan 23 and Feb 2 Glory sailings, and now the fare is over $200 less for each. That's a good savings.
Forum: St. Thomas/St. John March 5th, 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By evandbob
You can shop some of the chain stores in...

You can shop some of the chain stores in Havensight(?) within the port area. There are trolleys to town, where some mom & pop stores are and maybe better bargains, but I'm not sure if they are...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By evandbob
NCL has the best solo deals with tiny "studio"...

NCL has the best solo deals with tiny "studio" cabins on the Epic and newer ships.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 5th, 2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By evandbob
Travel expands the mind and gives one new...

Travel expands the mind and gives one new perspectives on the world. Cruising allowed me to have fun and scout new islands and lands that I hadn't been to yet to decide if I wanted to go back for a...
Forum: Roatan March 4th, 2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By evandbob
The web site is a good marketing tool for a sub...

The web site is a good marketing tool for a sub par experience and setting. The "magic chair is essentially like a ski lift and is a great way for any disabled person to get to a beach. When you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,931
Posted By evandbob
I'm like most folks - I sailed Carnival for the...

I'm like most folks - I sailed Carnival for the low pricing. Since most of my cruises are solo, I started going on other lines when Carnival stuck to a 200% single supplement.

Gee, I found out...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 3rd, 2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By evandbob
I haven't seen a slot machine that takes coins on...

I haven't seen a slot machine that takes coins on any of the ships that I've sailed on in the last ten years or so. No use bringing a roll of quarters unless you can use them in the laundry room.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 2nd, 2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,545
Posted By evandbob
I've sailed a few, including the Fascination and...

I've sailed a few, including the Fascination and Paradise, however nothing, even a free cruise, would entice me to sail them again.

Just not for me, that's all. My favorite ship with all the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 2nd, 2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,049
Posted By evandbob
Celebrity also has ships out of SJ. I cruised...

Celebrity also has ships out of SJ. I cruised the Summit with its indoor Thalasso pool in Jan 2014.
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