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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 17th, 2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By sailinglisa
I've traveled with groups of 12 - 20+. We always...

I've traveled with groups of 12 - 20+. We always request multiple tables and our TA makes sure we are next to each other. Each table may have a different wait team, but we are next to each other. ...
Forum: First Time Cruisers June 8th, 2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,404
Posted By sailinglisa
When flying and boarding a cruise, I take the...

When flying and boarding a cruise, I take the batteries out of my battery alarm clock and put them in when I get to my cabin. I then remove the batteries just before I leave the cabin on...
Forum: Holland America Line March 30th, 2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,972
Posted By sailinglisa
Thank you. That was my question when I read...

Thank you. That was my question when I read this. Kind of makes me doubt some of the other complaints.

So, the servings are small - I would just take more than 1! The serving portions were...
Forum: Holland America Line March 21st, 2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By sailinglisa
Don't forget to go aft a couple of times during...

Don't forget to go aft a couple of times during your transit to see how the ship goes up and down through the locks from the back of the ship. Seeing how the ship rises and lowers from that vantage...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 8th, 2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By sailinglisa
I did a westbound TA on the Jewel and absolutely...

I did a westbound TA on the Jewel and absolutely LOVED it! I've been on the Freedom and while I really enjoyed the ship, I prefer the Jewel class ships - I love the outward looking focus of the...
Forum: Holland America Line February 28th, 2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,524
Posted By sailinglisa
Exactly. Which was why I asked if they should...

Exactly. Which was why I asked if they should also ask about alcohol consumption if the OP wants to ask about tobacco use.
Forum: Holland America Line February 27th, 2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,524
Posted By sailinglisa
Should they also ask if you drink? Beer, wine or...

Should they also ask if you drink? Beer, wine or hard spirits and how much?
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 25th, 2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By sailinglisa
I wish the loungers around the pool and seating...

I wish the loungers around the pool and seating in some areas were a bit higher off the ground. Like nof the previous posters says, even when you are not fluffy, it can be difficult to go from...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 18th, 2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By sailinglisa
Another "NO!" Not that much difference between...

Another "NO!" Not that much difference between the two categories to pay that much per person. Maybe if it was 200 total for the two of you to upgrade, then maybe depending on the location of the...
Forum: Florida Departures January 22nd, 2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By sailinglisa
I agree. Offer the cab driver a BIG tip to take...

I agree. Offer the cab driver a BIG tip to take you to your next embarkation point at Port Everglades.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 21st, 2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By sailinglisa
I've been on the Radiance and Jewel (sisters to...

I've been on the Radiance and Jewel (sisters to the Serenade) and the Freedom (the class just below the Oasis class). My favorite class of ships are the Radiance class - they are large ships and...
Forum: Family Cruises November 27th, 2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By sailinglisa
The land side porters only load the luggage/stuff...

The land side porters only load the luggage/stuff onto the cages that load the stuff onto the ship. Once on the ship, the ship's staff deliver it to the stateroom. I always tip the land side porter...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 30th, 2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,730
Posted By sailinglisa
Anti bacterial wipes and sprays are USELESS...

Anti bacterial wipes and sprays are USELESS against viruses. Viruses are the most common form of transmission of infectious diseases - colds, respiratory influenza and gastric flu, etc. ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 23rd, 2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,921
Posted By sailinglisa
Personally, I would go with the ocean view...

Personally, I would go with the ocean view staterooms. You can actually see that you are on the ocean. One can always get a balcony room at home or in a hotel overlooking land. On a ship that...
Forum: Holland America Line September 20th, 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,077
Posted By sailinglisa
Don't post here often, but please post the link! ...

Don't post here often, but please post the link! Pretty Please!!!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,265
Posted By sailinglisa
Another fact to consider is that the PORT...

Another fact to consider is that the PORT OFFICIALS decide who gets in first, second or last. And the pilots at the ports also have a huge factor in whether a ship docks or aborts a port.

I...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 15th, 2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,002
Posted By sailinglisa
A February cruise around President's Day (lots of...

A February cruise around President's Day (lots of east coast schools closed for the holiday) and add in a very expensive cabin........I can see the high price. I don't condone it and would never pay...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 28th, 2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By sailinglisa
Why should someone who wants to eat alone be...

Why should someone who wants to eat alone be relegated to the buffet? They pay their fare, they should get a table for one in either the regular or My Time dining room without any hassle if they...
Forum: Holland America Line July 4th, 2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By sailinglisa
So heartbreaking. Prayers to his family, friends...

So heartbreaking. Prayers to his family, friends and his fellow crew members.
Forum: Holland America Line June 25th, 2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 70,212
Posted By sailinglisa
This is just a terrible tragedy. ...

This is just a terrible tragedy. http://abcn.ws/1Nl6EZ0
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question May 16th, 2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,673
Posted By sailinglisa
The RCCL Enchantment cruise would have been...

The RCCL Enchantment cruise would have been allowed because it stopped at least one distant foreign port....Aruba or Curacao.

For example it would be illegal to cruise from New York to Miami...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 7th, 2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By sailinglisa
I get it, but why not have a GOLD ONLY event then...

I get it, but why not have a GOLD ONLY event then - not as posh as the Plat/Dia one, but something just for Gold's that no other color card can attend. We Gold's are worth more than ONE free drink...
Forum: Family Cruises April 10th, 2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,809
Posted By sailinglisa
My family always used the plastic bottle that had...

My family always used the plastic bottle that had the disposable liners (Playtex comes to mind). Just bring a few nipples and cleaning supplies for them and use the disposable liners.
Forum: Family Cruises March 14th, 2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By sailinglisa
This exactly!

This exactly!
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel March 6th, 2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By sailinglisa
If he's high functioning, I would go over the...

If he's high functioning, I would go over the program for the kids club you get in your cabin the night before, see what activity or two interests him and let him try and go. Sign him up for the...
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