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Forum: Solo Cruisers July 20th, 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By evandbob
I've reserved the Steakhouse on 75% of my...

I've reserved the Steakhouse on 75% of my Carnival cruises, usually near or on the last night of sailing. I've always been seated at a table for two, whether I'm traveling solo or as a couple.

I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 19th, 2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,885
Posted By evandbob
Next month, I sail on a Princess Crown...

Next month, I sail on a Princess Crown Cruisetour, starting in Fairbanks and working through Denali, Talkeetna and then down to Whittier to embark on the ship - first two days are "sea days",...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 19th, 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By evandbob
Carnival does have a beach/resort excursion where...

Carnival does have a beach/resort excursion where they transport you to a local seaside hotel. If you're more "adventurous" just take a taxi to Condado Beach where the better hotels are located, and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 18th, 2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,283
Posted By evandbob
Sint Maarten, St. Martin, US Virgin Islands, Old...

Sint Maarten, St. Martin, US Virgin Islands, Old San Juan -
Forum: Solo Cruisers July 18th, 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By evandbob
Barbara: I'm doing late seating large table MDR...

Barbara: I'm doing late seating large table MDR Conquest, I see you just joined our roll call. I find that doing dinner together is a good way to socialize and meet.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 18th, 2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By evandbob
I did a 10 night Rome to Venice last year and...

I did a 10 night Rome to Venice last year and never even considered Carnival for that itinerary. My choices were Princess or Celebrity, and I wound up on the Crown Princess.

For me, it was a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 18th, 2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,283
Posted By evandbob
Not yet, my friend. But sales of DEET and Skin...

Not yet, my friend. But sales of DEET and Skin So Soft may skyrocket.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 18th, 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By evandbob
After the cruise, US Customs in Miami asked me...

After the cruise, US Customs in Miami asked me for the notarized letter from my nephew's Mom when I took the 17 yr old boy on a week long cruise.
Forum: Bahamas July 17th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By evandbob
I did the Atlantis aquarium tour during a land...

I did the Atlantis aquarium tour during a land stay on Cable Beach maybe 7 or 8 yrs ago. I think it was $49 for an adult ticket.

If you go atlantis dotcom, you'll find this ad hominem:

Access...
Forum: Solo Cruisers July 17th, 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 459,386
Posted By evandbob
latest from Carnival: balcony solo pricing @...

latest from Carnival: balcony solo pricing @ https://www.goccl.com/~/media/GOCCL/Files/Sales/SingleOccupancy1.ashx
Forum: Solo Cruisers July 16th, 2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By evandbob
I would pick one of the ports on that itinerary...

I would pick one of the ports on that itinerary and find a nice resort to spend a week on an island vacay for a 1/3 of the cost of that balcony.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By evandbob
Stewards have to haul extra towels, bring to each...

Stewards have to haul extra towels, bring to each cabin, assemble the animal, pick up the discards, bring them to laundry, get washed, folded, and brought back to the cabins.

Now multiply this...
Forum: Bahamas July 16th, 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By evandbob
I've been on Cable Beach several weeks on land...

I've been on Cable Beach several weeks on land vacays. It is a very nice stretch of beach. There are 3 hotels here, and also a casino. The local ladies will ask to braid your hair or offer aloe...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 24,436
Posted By evandbob
And I'm sailing the Freedom 12/13/14. Thanks for...

And I'm sailing the Freedom 12/13/14. Thanks for the pics!!!!

(Anyone else sailing Dec 13 please join the roll call).
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By evandbob
When my room steward introduces himself to me, I...

When my room steward introduces himself to me, I always ask that he NOT do towel animals. I'm sailing solo, I've seen them all, and to me it is a waste of resources and energy.

Darn if he doesn't...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,047
Posted By evandbob
Maybe bring back the old topless deck around the...

Maybe bring back the old topless deck around the Funnel/Whale Tail and designate that as the outside cigar smoking area?
Forum: Solo Cruisers July 16th, 2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By evandbob
On one of my early cruises on a Carnival ship, I...

On one of my early cruises on a Carnival ship, I booked a guaranteed inside for the price. I wound up with a cabin on the verandah deck aft, which is usually where I want to be when I'm cruising...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By evandbob
I too have dined solo in the Steakhouse without...

I too have dined solo in the Steakhouse without any problems. I've usually selected late dining at a large table in the MDR, and was usually placed with other soloes or singles. I even had dinner...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By evandbob
A smoker's clothes will retain the tobacco odor,...

A smoker's clothes will retain the tobacco odor, so when you re-entered your cabin from the balcony, you brought that smell with you. The steward was probably responding to the odor in your cabin...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By evandbob
Had no problems printing my cruise docs and...

Had no problems printing my cruise docs and luggage tags for my next 2 cruises on Carnival. Did it just a 1/2 hr ago. I'm good to board!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By evandbob
Also. if you can't find a solo price @ 100% on...

Also. if you can't find a solo price @ 100% on carnival dot com, then check some of the other major cruise sales vendors. I've even booked a 1A cabin at single fare through an airline web site just...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By evandbob
You can do it online, yes. Look at Plan...

You can do it online, yes. Look at Plan Activities under manage your booking. Click on Steakhouse and fill in your info. The charge comes after you dine.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By evandbob
Not as often as I like it to be! When I see a...

Not as often as I like it to be! When I see a solo price with no supplement, I grab it. If Carnival wants me to pay double for the person whio isn't sailing with me, I'll look to book another...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By evandbob
I enjoy the Steakhouse on every CCL sail. I...

I enjoy the Steakhouse on every CCL sail. I usually wear dockers and a golf shirt. When I reserved my table for my December cruise, the Freedom responded with a confirmation the very next day! On...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By evandbob
Unanimous decision for 7 day (better than 5) and...

Unanimous decision for 7 day (better than 5) and Magic, especially if it's your last cruise for a while. Leave or suspend your cruising with a better experience rather than hum drum.
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