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Forum: Cunard Line Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Underwatr
I believe the "shortfall" is tracked on an...

I believe the "shortfall" is tracked on an individual cabin basis and not in aggregate.

If you keep the auto-tips in place and tip additionally the steward is able to keep the entire tip,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 312
Posted By Underwatr
We stayed on Queen Mary before a Queen Victoria...

We stayed on Queen Mary before a Queen Victoria cruise out of San Pedro in 2011. Since we were only in Long Beach for a day we didn't have a car. We used Supershuttle (shared van shuttle) from LAX...
Forum: Cunard Line Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Underwatr
I'm going to guess it was MSC Opera.

I'm going to guess it was MSC Opera.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Underwatr
Queen Victoria so a little over 2000 passengers. ...

Queen Victoria so a little over 2000 passengers. This was in March 2011. Six port calls in addition to the Canal (3 in Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, and Curacao - later rescheduled to Bonaire).
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Underwatr
I went back and checked my records. An increase...

I went back and checked my records. An increase in Canal fees was invoiced to me about 3 weeks before final payment (so about 4 months before sailing). The increase was around $28 per passenger. ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Underwatr
In my experience, port charges are subject to...

In my experience, port charges are subject to change after booking, even after final payment. If you're doing a Panama Canal cruise changes in the port charges can be significant in the 9 months...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By Underwatr
More Amber Cove info: ...

More Amber Cove info:

http://www.carnival.com/Funville/forums/p/227381/1185220.aspx
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,739
Posted By Underwatr
That's not much higher than the fare for the...

That's not much higher than the fare for the 12-night Caribbean Christmas cruise runs. Given that it's a day longer and an additional port call, it's about the same and maybe lower on a per-day...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By Underwatr
To my observation the vents in the photos are...

To my observation the vents in the photos are connected to a common exhaust system but there are no fans for the individual staterooms. It's all part of a system and I expect the fan(s) are at the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 29th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Underwatr
Plenty of time! :D

Plenty of time! :D
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 29th, 2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Underwatr
Everyone should do a full Panama Canal transit at...

Everyone should do a full Panama Canal transit at least once (IMO).
Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Underwatr
See you in December!

See you in December!
Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Underwatr
On the other hand, you can look directly down...

On the other hand, you can look directly down from a 4,5,6 sheltered balcony and see/hear the ocean (and the bow wave if your cabin is forward). From higher decks you look out past the Deck 7...
Forum: Cunard Line September 29th, 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Underwatr
The Chef's Galley is no longer used as a...

The Chef's Galley is no longer used as a demonstration kitchen. Not the sort of change you probably were looking for...
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Underwatr
I should have said the card in addition to the...

I should have said the card in addition to the book is convenient if you make a lot of land/sea entries. If I had both I'd leave the card behind for a cruise.
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Underwatr
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/...

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/card.html

It's intended for people who make frequent land/sea crossings into Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda, not...
Forum: Cunard Line September 28th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Underwatr
Should be OK I think, unless you need to fly home...

Should be OK I think, unless you need to fly home unexpectedly in which case you'll wish you had the book.
Forum: Cunard Line September 27th, 2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By Underwatr
Manuel as your waiter? :eek:

Manuel as your waiter? :eek:
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 27th, 2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By Underwatr
When in Rome you should use the Vatican post...

When in Rome you should use the Vatican post office. Much quicker service from there.
Forum: Cunard Line September 26th, 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By Underwatr
Is there a fan? Most of my time has been on QM2...

Is there a fan? Most of my time has been on QM2 but I don't remember one on either ship aside from the normal bathroom ventilation which isn't tied to the light.
Forum: Cunard Line September 26th, 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By Underwatr
The one time we took a night light to try to plug...

The one time we took a night light to try to plug into the shaver outlet I discovered that the outlet wouldn't fit a polarized plug (where one prong is larger) so I never learned whether it worked...
Forum: Cunard Line September 26th, 2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Underwatr
There it is. For some reason it shows up for the...

There it is. For some reason it shows up for the Kindle when you search by book title but not when you search by the author's name. Normally Amazon links the two editions together - if you find the...
Forum: Cunard Line September 26th, 2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By Underwatr
It doesn't seem to be offered for the Kindle in...

It doesn't seem to be offered for the Kindle in the US yet... :(
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 25th, 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Underwatr
The US formula for Bonine and less-drowsy...

The US formula for Bonine and less-drowsy Dramamine is meclizine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meclizine).

Regular Dramamine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimenhydrinate)in the US is a...
Forum: First Time Cruisers September 25th, 2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By Underwatr
For "eat your heart out" moments I typically post...

For "eat your heart out" moments I typically post one photo to Facebook daily - sunrise at sea, an umbrella drink on a sandy beach, my ship at anchor, things like that. It takes little out of my...
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