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Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 30th, 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By gra2172
Yes, I should've said I'm flying from the US. I'm...

Yes, I should've said I'm flying from the US. I'm not sure which airport yet. Baltimore, Philly, or Newark are my current choices. Heathrow has many more flights, and they are cheaper. Southampton is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 30th, 2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,129
Posted By gra2172
You know it! We pick cruises we want years in...

You know it! We pick cruises we want years in advance, and once they are booked I research every little detail. Flights, deck plans, excursions...etc, etc! ;)
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 30th, 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,190
Posted By gra2172
Better to fly to Southampton or Heathrow?

We are taking the Explorer from Southampton next year and Im wondering if its better to fly into Heathrow, or Southampton. Does RCL offer a shuttle transfer from either one of those airports to the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line April 15th, 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,034
Posted By gra2172
We were also on that cruise, and also did not...

We were also on that cruise, and also did not agree with NCLs decision to not port. They could have at least cancelled free roaming and left people with guided excursions go. Thanks to the lost day...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line March 31st, 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,594
Posted By gra2172
Its fine with me. If they are going where I want...

Its fine with me. If they are going where I want to go, Ill take it.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line March 12th, 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,601
Posted By gra2172
South America! Guess where we are going in 2016!...

South America! Guess where we are going in 2016! :D
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 10th, 2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,168
Posted By gra2172
At first I said "no, i dont care." but then when...

At first I said "no, i dont care." but then when I thought about it, the best cruises were the ones where the captain and cruise director were constantly active (making announcements and out and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 7th, 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,696
Posted By gra2172
For us its part of the overall experience, but...

For us its part of the overall experience, but not a reason to cruise. We rarely find a restaurant that cooks better than we can cook at home, so I wouldnt base any vacation solely on food.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 27th, 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,153
Posted By gra2172
My wife just asked me the other day if we could...

My wife just asked me the other day if we could go see cuba. Unfortunately not right now, I said. Im sure we will be able to get there within the next 10 years tho. Roads are opening up and castro...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 24th, 2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By gra2172
I thought about it until I saw its a Bank of...

I thought about it until I saw its a Bank of America card. Then I said no thanks. My wife had a lot of problems with BofA and she would kill me if I got one of their cards.

I decided on an...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 24th, 2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,605
Posted By gra2172
I love knowing everything about the ship, but we...

I love knowing everything about the ship, but we cruise for the ports.
Forum: First Time Cruisers February 21st, 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,069
Posted By gra2172
We have never really had any problems finding a...

We have never really had any problems finding a chair. Like another poster said, just sit farther away. We will put our stuff down and go in the pool then come back. If the pools too crowded, we go...
Forum: First Time Cruisers February 21st, 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 33,035
Posted By gra2172
No Never. I just keep it in my pocket. Its ok if...

No Never. I just keep it in my pocket. Its ok if it gets wet, itll still work.
Forum: First Time Cruisers February 19th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,922
Posted By gra2172
^^This^^ Why own a dslr if you arent going...

^^This^^

Why own a dslr if you arent going to use it, i always say.

If it gets lost or stolen, its covered under my home owners insurance. If you dont have insurance, you can buy it for a...
Forum: First Time Cruisers February 19th, 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By gra2172
The other poster said "darling", but Ive always...

The other poster said "darling", but Ive always used it as "dear". I supposed its just semantics tho... ;)
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 19th, 2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,871
Posted By gra2172
Its new to me, so no. :p

Its new to me, so no. :p
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 14th, 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,996
Posted By gra2172
We would choose the itinerary. Someday we...

We would choose the itinerary.
Someday we would like to go to Antartica, currently the only one Ive found is Celebrity. Ive never been on a Celebrity cruise and Id have to do some serious...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 11th, 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,561
Posted By gra2172
I actually make other people sick when the water...

I actually make other people sick when the water gets rough. For me, eating makes me feel better, which makes a lot of other people uncomfortable ;)

There was a windstorm on our cruise in the Med....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 11th, 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By gra2172
We took it on our last cruise. Its a really,...

We took it on our last cruise. Its a really, really long day. We spent 3 hours on a train only to spend most of the rest of the day sightseeing on a bus... then 3 more hours on a train again.
...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 11th, 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,750
Posted By gra2172
Ive never felt unsafe on a ship. You have to use...

Ive never felt unsafe on a ship. You have to use common sense, as you say. You cant just walk around flaunting a wad of cash, because criminals take cruises too. :p
Ive heard plenty of horror...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 11th, 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By gra2172
No way. In Seattle there was road construction...

No way. In Seattle there was road construction that the bus driver didnt account for and we drove around in circles for an extra 20 minutes. You could encounter something like that unexpectedly.
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 7th, 2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,866
Posted By gra2172
For us its not that we cant afford to cruise more...

For us its not that we cant afford to cruise more than once or twice a year, the problem is that we have to fly to get to where we need to be. Its the flight costs that make it so we cant cruise more...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 6th, 2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,542
Posted By gra2172
We dont shop as an activity, but if at the end of...

We dont shop as an activity, but if at the end of an excursion they give us "shopping time", we will peruse and buy a small local trinket (we specifically look to be sure its not made in china) to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 6th, 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,220
Posted By gra2172
Ive been on 2 cruises that tendered (and one...

Ive been on 2 cruises that tendered (and one coming). Let me just say I dont have a fear of it, it just all around sucks. When you dock, you stand in line and file off the ship as you please and can...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line February 4th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,928
Posted By gra2172
There was a show on a few years ago about piracy...

There was a show on a few years ago about piracy and there are some cruise ships that carry various weapons that they dont want passengers to know about because no one wants to think about things...
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