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Forum: Africa & Middle East July 21st, 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I see that some recent posts have been taken down...

I see that some recent posts have been taken down (Big Brother?:))
But I still managed to read Tigercat's post..
Thanks you!
Miriam
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 19th, 2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thanks for answering so quickly! But sorry, I've...

Thanks for answering so quickly! But sorry, I've just checked - and the page before the luggage tags is just general information about the Cruise Ticket Contract..
On another page I can see the...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 19th, 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Website Question

We booked a transfer with Azamara from the airport to the cruise port. It was an afterthought - and done after we've already done the 'online check in" and our boarding passes are "ready". (the...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 16th, 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Hello Linda Can we please "use" your kind...

Hello Linda
Can we please "use" your kind services in order to find out something about a specific port we'll be visiting while on the Quest in August? :o
This is a Black Sea cruise and our first...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises July 16th, 2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Hello Linda Can we please "use" your kind...

Hello Linda
Can we please "use" your kind services in order to find out something about a specific port we'll be visiting while on the Quest in August? :o
This is a Black Sea cruise and our first...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 11th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,398
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Yes , indeed! I've just checked and the...

Yes , indeed!
I've just checked and the guaranteed OV is $3900.52 (for 2).

Thank to everybody who listened and helped.. :-))

Miriam
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 10th, 2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,398
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Mare is right.. It still isn't fixed.. But...

Mare is right.. It still isn't fixed..

But you know what? I am glad that there is still somebody with a "direct line" to Azamara's technical people who reads these threads and cares about what's...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 5th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,398
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Is my English really so hard to understand??...

Is my English really so hard to understand?? :confused:

"That price" - as you call it - has been there indeed at .. 3.47 pm EST.. And is still there now... and probably will be there...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 5th, 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,398
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I am talking about the official Azamara website....

I am talking about the official Azamara website. Of course it says $1499 (that's why it stood out!) ..
But when you go one step further and start booking it.. THEN it changes into $7898...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 5th, 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,398
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Azamara website - you must be kidding.??

First - we are "ex Azamarians" (started in 2009) who decided to part ways when Azamara turned even "more inclusive" (and therefore more expensive)..
Until then we cruised on both ships 6 times...
Forum: Spain Ports September 8th, 2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,651
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I don't remember seeing a beach anywhere near the...

I don't remember seeing a beach anywhere near the port.. But then we just walked up to visit the town - which is so close to the port. But I am sure the Tourist Office people who will be on the...
Forum: Spain Ports July 12th, 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,558
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thanks for your kind words! We are glad you liked...

Thanks for your kind words! We are glad you liked the photos..
Since then we "visited" Cartagena again (yes, another Transatlantic:)). And again - it was lovely. The only thing that has not...
Forum: Africa & Middle East February 22nd, 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Betty, I'm so glad it worked so well for you! ...

Betty, I'm so glad it worked so well for you!
Happy sailings in the future!
Miriam
Forum: Africa & Middle East January 12th, 2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Hi Tanja! Here are 2 operators that I...

Hi Tanja!

Here are 2 operators that I found..

http://www.fun-time.org.il/

http://www.ahalan.co.il/from-the-port-of-eilat.html

I think that it's preferable that you contact them...
Forum: Spain Ports December 20th, 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By almostnewtocruise
This is very discouraging.. :) We've been to...

This is very discouraging.. :)
We've been to Malaga this November (with the Noordam) and - unlike you - we took a tour to Granada (visit to Alahambra). We made it with a company called top day...
Forum: Africa & Middle East December 7th, 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Betty, don't forget that the language barrier may...

Betty, don't forget that the language barrier may also create delays. As you know, English is not an official language here, so (apart of the Official Office of Tourism) the actual person who have ...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises December 4th, 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,557
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Our refund came through too.. Much faster than...

Our refund came through too.. Much faster than the initial response! :)

So bye for now.....
I too have only fond thoughts about Azamara. And I'm sure that these 2 ships (and their amazing...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises November 29th, 2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,557
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Hello Bill, Thanks for your response....

Hello Bill,

Thanks for your response. Actually earlier today I received (at last!) an answer from Azamara Customer Service. It took them about 5 days, but at least it was nice and...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises November 27th, 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,557
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Good bye for now..

This is a sad occasion for me - I too have asked Azamara to cancel our open bookings.

We started our "affair" with Azamara quite by chance in 2009 - after we spotted an interesting...
Forum: Africa & Middle East November 23rd, 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thanks to all the well wishers And I have...

Thanks to all the well wishers

And I have this feeling that it will take some time now until we start getting again questions about visiting here..... :)

Miriam
Forum: Africa & Middle East November 19th, 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Dear Ruth, thanks for your concern! We've...

Dear Ruth, thanks for your concern!

We've just come back last week from Florida after a TA cruise - just on time to be at home for... this :).

Which I am very happy about.. Of course I...
Forum: Africa & Middle East October 11th, 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
The currency here is - as you already know -...

The currency here is - as you already know - the shekel (formally known as NIS - New Israeli Shekel). And no, most establishments won't accept foreign currency. And no, there is no need to buy...
Forum: Africa & Middle East September 30th, 2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
OK.. I found a local website with a price of 300...

OK.. I found a local website with a price of 300 NIS for a taxi from Ashdod to Jerusalem. But this is not from the port (additional distance, fees etc) .. On the other hand, somebody on these threads...
Forum: Africa & Middle East September 22nd, 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Don't worry about the weather.. Think about...

Don't worry about the weather.. Think about Europe in Summer, only better. Even if it rains, it's nothing like those days and days of rain you can get there.. Here usually it will rain for a while...
Forum: Africa & Middle East September 19th, 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 112,187
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Ok.. we have a deal. Especially as we won't be...

Ok.. we have a deal. Especially as we won't be home until mid November!
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