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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By calliopecruiser
The ship won't care (for a volume for your...

The ship won't care (for a volume for your personal use), but most Canadian pharmacies will.

Canadian pharmacies are forbidden to fill a prescription from an out-of-province doctor, though most...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By calliopecruiser
Wow! Very cool app. Thanks for the...

Wow! Very cool app. Thanks for the recommendation!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By calliopecruiser
To me they're not the same at all (6 of one, half...

To me they're not the same at all (6 of one, half dozen of the other).....For me there's a huge benefit in the experience of an inclusive cruise and not having to pay (i.e. sign to your account) for...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,114
Posted By calliopecruiser
I remember a criminology course where the...

I remember a criminology course where the instructor, and FBI agent, told us that US Customs officers have the most latitude and the greatest powers of any law enforcement branch in the US.......and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 19th, 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By calliopecruiser
I think Regent is the closest -- they have some...

I think Regent is the closest -- they have some included excursions, but they also offer excursions that cost extra. Still, I don't think there are any lines that include things like photos and spa...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 19th, 2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By calliopecruiser
That was my thought too.......I saw it, but it...

That was my thought too.......I saw it, but it was never really a problem. And I agree that the sunny places are more available than the shaded ones.
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 19th, 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,212
Posted By calliopecruiser
But not many luxury cruise lines. As far as...

But not many luxury cruise lines. As far as luxury cruise lines go, the standard Crystal cabins are smaller (maybe the smallest?) I think sometimes by 15-20 percent - they're fine for me traveling...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 18th, 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By calliopecruiser
I'd recommend going to your bank and exchanging a...

I'd recommend going to your bank and exchanging a little to have about $25-50 or so in local currency, regardless of whether it's Canada, France, or Taiwan......that way you can grab a cab to the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 18th, 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By calliopecruiser
the compass (not actually an app, but a part of...

the compass (not actually an app, but a part of my iPhone)
Google maps
XE currency converter
Time Tape (like having multiple international clocks so you know time in different places)
...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 16th, 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,212
Posted By calliopecruiser
What does wanting connecting rooms have to do...

What does wanting connecting rooms have to do with being a "helicopter parent"? I think it's just nice to be able to open the connecting door and talk to one another while doing something in the...
Forum: Saving Money on Your Cruise - Tips & Advice August 16th, 2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By calliopecruiser
Those are hysterical. I love the Ostrich Pillow...

Those are hysterical. I love the Ostrich Pillow idea, LOL. In school I used to put my head down between classes and throw my long hair forward over my eyes to block the light.
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 16th, 2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,212
Posted By calliopecruiser
It doesn't sound like sour grapes to...

It doesn't sound like sour grapes to me.......Crystal could not offer you the cabin type you were looking for. 'Nuff said. You shouldn't be made to feel that what you want isn't important or that...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 16th, 2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By calliopecruiser
I agree with them all except for the muster...

I agree with them all except for the muster drill. I hated the singing and the
Baked Alaska parade, and I am so glad Crystal doesn't do the announcements (of bingo, sales, etc).
Forum: Solo Cruisers August 15th, 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,810
Posted By calliopecruiser
I did a spring crossing from Florida to Portugal...

I did a spring crossing from Florida to Portugal that involved 8 sea days, and it was wonderful. I was never bored or lonely - I had people around and things to do when I wanted to, and quiet time...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 15th, 2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By calliopecruiser
My first Crystal cruise was last year, and I was...

My first Crystal cruise was last year, and I was pleasantly surprised at how much calm public space was available on the ship, both inside and out. I was not considering a PH cabin (traveling solo,...
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 14th, 2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,845
Posted By calliopecruiser
I never thought to look for congee in the...

I never thought to look for congee in the mornings -- I'm not really much of a breakfast food person so I typically eat light, but with congee and the described Japanese breakfast, I might have to...
Forum: Cruise Air August 10th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,272
Posted By calliopecruiser
CPH to YYZ is not one of the Rouge routes...

CPH to YYZ is not one of the Rouge routes (http://www.aircanada.com/en/about/media/rouge/documents/rouge_map.pdf), so it will be standard Air Canada - for better and worse. The specific seat...
Forum: Cruise Air August 10th, 2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,272
Posted By calliopecruiser
I didn't travel Business Class in the 90s (though...

I didn't travel Business Class in the 90s (though I do remember Canadian, and Wardair), but the seats and amenities in Rouge are horrible and a step down in either class. It isn't just the fact that...
Forum: Cruise Air August 9th, 2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,272
Posted By calliopecruiser
I see the 77W come in two versions, and which...

I see the 77W come in two versions, and which version you have won't be known until I'm booking......got it now. I didn't realize there were two versions when I first looked at them.



I used...
Forum: Cruise Air August 9th, 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,272
Posted By calliopecruiser
How can one identify the high density 777s from...

How can one identify the high density 777s from the standard (older) ones? They are not identified as 77H on line (either on their own site, or on seat guru).
Forum: Crystal Cruises August 9th, 2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,731
Posted By calliopecruiser
So what? Seriously......I'm sure no one...

So what?

Seriously......I'm sure no one posts on CC because they think it's going to change the current system. In fact, people don't argue with other internet posters because they think the...
Forum: Cruise Air August 5th, 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,272
Posted By calliopecruiser
They do overbook as a matter of course, though...

They do overbook as a matter of course, though usually by flight time there are enough seats to go around. Still I do agree that likely because you used a consolidator and paid a bargain price, you...
Forum: Solo Cruisers August 5th, 2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By calliopecruiser
I think it's all about supply and demand

I think it's all about supply and demand
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty August 4th, 2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By calliopecruiser
I understand, and I'm only in my 50s. Sometimes...

I understand, and I'm only in my 50s. Sometimes it seems like stores expect us all to want to dress like we're in our 20s. That's fine if you want to, but for those of us that want clothes that are...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 3rd, 2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,846
Posted By calliopecruiser
Also consider Crystal, which has regular ballroom...

Also consider Crystal, which has regular ballroom dancing on each cruise, as well as some particular ballroom-themed cruises. And Ambassador Hosts on every cruise to dance with women who don't have...
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