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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By evandbob
They are basically the same ship. Freedom is a...

They are basically the same ship. Freedom is a bit newer, but I thought the service and friendliness of the crew on the Liberty were better.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By evandbob
I can understand your concern. However, since...

I can understand your concern. However, since there are open bottles of booze almost everywhere on a ship, I would question anyone who might be put off by their sight not to cruise. Maybe they...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By evandbob
On the March 27 sailing, there was a rotation of...

On the March 27 sailing, there was a rotation of performers from under the big screen on deck 10 above the main pool to the atrium, and into the casino. There was a guy with an acoustic guitar, a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By evandbob
The latest wording in the fun times is often...

The latest wording in the fun times is often "friends of Bill W and Jimmy K." Jimmy K was the founder of NA, so the meetings tend to be 12 step inclusive.

One lousy trend that I hope will go...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By evandbob
Glad it was a situation that appears to have been...

Glad it was a situation that appears to have been contained. Hope you had a good cruise, thx for reporting.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By evandbob
I was able to input dining times all at once for...

I was able to input dining times all at once for my December cruise, now 8 months out.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 24th, 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By evandbob
Tembo 1 bottle of wine is allowed in carry...

Tembo

1 bottle of wine is allowed in carry on luggage

Ties w/o jackets are fine

Cabins are usually available after 1:30PM, an announcement may or may not be made. Exceptions for...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 24th, 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By evandbob
Make sure your priority luggage tags and boarding...

Make sure your priority luggage tags and boarding passes are visible, and follow the priority line to the lounge after going through security. I'm usually there by 11 am after flying in from NY LGA...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,221
Posted By evandbob
Southern Caribbean on Celebrity, B2B 21 days on...

Southern Caribbean on Celebrity, B2B 21 days on CCL Glory, and 4 land vacations between now and Feb 2016.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,953
Posted By evandbob
2 pr Dockers, 7 briefs, 7 tees, 4 polo, 2 shorts,...

2 pr Dockers, 7 briefs, 7 tees, 4 polo, 2 shorts, 2 swim suits, hat, sox, water shoes.

Plus whatever I wear on the plane that morning.

On Celebrity I would wear my tux, not on Carnival any...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By evandbob
I just had a casino free cruise on the Freedom. ...

I just had a casino free cruise on the Freedom. If I were offered a freebie on a Fantasy class ship only, I would have turned it down.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By evandbob
You have my assurances there isn't a chance that...

You have my assurances there isn't a chance that I will be booking a Fantasy class ship during the rest of my lifetime.

Be assured also that I will confine my comments to the ship and not the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By evandbob
I always mention that CCL could keep their pins,...

I always mention that CCL could keep their pins, gifts and do dads, and make the VIFP a true rewards program by offering upgrades and discounted or free cruises like the airlines do.

Let's see, a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By evandbob
Very similar experience, and my group on the...

Very similar experience, and my group on the Conquest had a champagne toast and a group photo in the atrium after customs and "re-boarding". I was able to retain my original S&S card, which I have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By evandbob
I stopped sailing those old small ships years...

I stopped sailing those old small ships years ago. I can remember one MDR had plastic palm trees in it, jeez!

Several years ago, I sailed the Disney Dream out of Canaveral, and one of those tiny...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,474
Posted By evandbob
It may have been CBS that tested various objects...

It may have been CBS that tested various objects on cruise ships for bacterial contamination. They rated things like casino slot buttons, elevator buttons, door handles, bannisters and railings.
...
Forum: Roatan April 22nd, 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By evandbob
I was going to ignore your post. But really, WTH...

I was going to ignore your post. But really, WTH does it have to do with Roatan?

BTW, I've been to Nevis and St Kitts. But I comment on them in the appropriate threads.
Forum: Roatan April 22nd, 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By evandbob
WadetheGringo, I've read many of your posts on...

WadetheGringo, I've read many of your posts on San Pedro and can relate. My very 1st cruise had an excursion right from the ship to the "real" shark ray alley off San Pedro and we also spent some...
Forum: Roatan April 22nd, 2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By evandbob
Trip Advisor also ranked Infinity Bay on Roatan...

Trip Advisor also ranked Infinity Bay on Roatan as a top hidden discovery hotel. I'll be making my 2nd weekly stay there shortly.
Forum: Bahamas April 22nd, 2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By evandbob
HMC, walk down the beach past all the crowds to...

HMC, walk down the beach past all the crowds to get to local beach bars, inc. Jack's Shack

Nassau - bus or taxi to Cable Beach

Freeport - never visited
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 21st, 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,361
Posted By evandbob
Thanks for noticing - there are also 2 #28's, so...

Thanks for noticing - there are also 2 #28's, so it balances at the end.

I've tried to edit, as well as condense, I guess I'll have to do a better job.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 21st, 2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,245
Posted By evandbob
Same here. My carry on bag has shorts, tee...

Same here. My carry on bag has shorts, tee shirts, polo shirts, dockers, water shoes and hats, briefs, sox and swimsuits.

A shoulder bag has the essential travel docs, meds, camera and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 21st, 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,361
Posted By evandbob
I voted for the Breeze, and I've sailed the Valor...

I voted for the Breeze, and I've sailed the Valor 7 times. My last Valor cruise on March 27 was one of my worst Carnival experiences. Late dining finished after 10:15 each evening with only 3 at an...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 20th, 2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,493
Posted By evandbob
You'll have a great meal, enjoy. The gratuity is...

You'll have a great meal, enjoy. The gratuity is included in the upcharge, but there is nothing stopping you from adding on or leaving it as is at the end of the meal. Entirely your choice. I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 19th, 2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,181
Posted By evandbob
If you've only sailed Carnival, then you can't...

If you've only sailed Carnival, then you can't compare CCL to any other cruiseline.

Happy that you are satisfied.

I was too, until I started cruising other lines. I found out what I had been...
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