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Forum: Azamara Club Cruises Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I don't know about Ipad, but even on a regular...

I don't know about Ipad, but even on a regular computer be sure that you bookmarked the right page.. It should be
https://secure.azamaraclubcruises.com/dc/myAccount/customizeCruise.do?cS=SIDENAV
...
Forum: Italy Ports October 30th, 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thank you both for your responses. I'll...

Thank you both for your responses.

I'll indeed ask also on the Tripadvisor forum.. There is someone local there who seems to be very patient and ready to answer all questions! :)

We too...
Forum: Italy Ports October 29th, 2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Syracuse (Sicily) on our own - or with a guide?

We'll be in Syracuse next April. Has anyone here have any experience with this port? Is it doable by ourselves or do we need a guide? How far is the port from the old city?
Any information will...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises October 13th, 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Wow!! It didn't work first, but when I went back...

Wow!! It didn't work first, but when I went back to this original post and used the link there - it did!
Thank you all!! It was refreshing to see all the details of our reservation (even without an...
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe October 11th, 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,727
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I got a formal answer from Ian: "The price is...

I got a formal answer from Ian:
"The price is definitely 34.99 - I will try to find where it states 19.99 and remove it from our website."

Miriam
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe October 10th, 2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,727
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Do you remember how much you paid? (On the...

Do you remember how much you paid? (On the website they say that the tours "starts" at 19.99 , but actually this one is supposed to be 34.99 Euros)
And did you have to pay in advance?
TIA
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises September 1st, 2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,847
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Quite depressing - as we all seem to agree ...

Quite depressing - as we all seem to agree that the only perks that really have mattered are free internet and laundry..

Curious,,, can anyone explain how do "complimentary nights" work? ...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 28th, 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Marcie and Marylou - thanks for the welcome! This...

Marcie and Marylou - thanks for the welcome! This will be our 7th AZ cruise, but a first TA on a such a small ship. And we've never done so few ports! So - on one hand I am very excited about it.....
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 27th, 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Last update.. We've just booked our ...

Last update..

We've just booked our 'instead cruise" - a TA on the Journey in April 2015.
Instead of a verandah we'll now have to settle for an 'inside'..
AND (sigh) we still need to add...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 19th, 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thank you all again! For participating and for...

Thank you all again!
For participating and for contributing.. and then for being happy with and for us.
I know we couldn't have done it without you! :):):)

Miriam
(preparing for her...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 16th, 2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Great News!

Hi !
I am sure that you will ALL be happy to hear that I got an answer - and a very positive one too!

It didn't come from L. P. himself, but from somebody high enough (I presume) in the AZ ...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 13th, 2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Andy, is it based on previous experience with...

Andy, is it based on previous experience with AZ, or just something more general? I too book through an American agent and our "fees" and "transfer" appeared in seperate lines and still it was...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 12th, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Hilary, now I am totally confused! From what I...

Hilary, now I am totally confused! From what I heard from our TA,, and from everything I read on Az website and on several other "general" websites - I gathered that these are the rules. It says...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 12th, 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
ShopperfiendTO, you are right.. It's not illegal...

ShopperfiendTO, you are right.. It's not illegal for us to go to Turkey. If it had been - we wouldn't have bought this cruise in the first place and this thread wouldn't have existed. :-))

As to...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 12th, 2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
I think you got it a little "in reverse" - if...

I think you got it a little "in reverse" - if that's the right expression. Our government (unlike the US gov. regarding Cuba ) is advising us not to travel to Turkey not because it wants to...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 12th, 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
An Update

The good news are that yesterday (Monday) I sent a (second) letter to AZ president - this time directly - and the letter hasn't come back as "undelivered" . So hopefully the address was correct....
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 10th, 2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thanks to all who wrote and gave me encouragement...

Thanks to all who wrote and gave me encouragement and advice !

Tomorrow (Monday ) I'll start acting on both fronts - getting in touch with Larry Pimentel's office (still not sure how) hoping...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 10th, 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Redtravel, I too hope that the fighting will end...

Redtravel, I too hope that the fighting will end soon and that you will be able to visit here (we are worth visiting! :)) And if not - then I am sure that you'll get your money back.
By the way - I...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 10th, 2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
TerryAndDoug , thanks for your post. If you've...

TerryAndDoug , thanks for your post.
If you've been in touch with him in the past - do you have a more direct line to him? I wrote to him c/o my TA and can't be even sure that it arrived at its ...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
The mystery of Turkish Airlines' unexpected...

The mystery of Turkish Airlines' unexpected magnanimity has been just solved. And it has nothing to do with their being (or not) "the best airline in the world". (I agree that they are good, but...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Well.. strangely, we did not get port fees and...

Well.. strangely, we did not get port fees and taxes back..
Nor - even more strangely - the $50 we paid for the transfer from the airport to the cruise ship. As I've already mentioned -...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Smile Thank you! I did write to Larry Pimentel (8...

Thank you!

I did write to Larry Pimentel (8 days ago) .. As suggested by my TA and using their services. Haven't heard anything back yet, but still hopping!
(maybe they lost my email? :) If so...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Barbara, you totally 'got it'! I couldn't...

Barbara, you totally 'got it'!

I couldn't have explained it better myself !! :)

Miriam
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Thanks! I hope so too...... :) Miriam

Thanks!
I hope so too...... :)

Miriam
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises August 9th, 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,352
Posted By almostnewtocruise
Laraine, that's so true.. If only we could have...

Laraine, that's so true.. If only we could have been lifted to the ship by a helicopter .. and then back again at the end of the cruise - I would have been happy just to spend all of the 12 days...
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