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With insight from these boards you can be you own...
With insight from these boards you can be you own best travel agent... the internet is a fantastic tool for information these days... I book cruise, air, hotels, insurance all directly... have been...
We always take some gifts for the front desk,...
We always take some gifts for the front desk, candy, men's ties... works like a charm..helps if you are a loyal hotel member too... i.e., Hilton, Marrriott... for spain. With a little charm... you...
We use to use TAs... started cruising 30+ years...
We use to use TAs... started cruising 30+ years ago, now that we have the internet... TAs are not that attractive to us, we book early, using get a low fare, watch fare if it does down we get the...
no experience these two lines, have flown...
no experience these two lines, have flown Iberian... was very happy with service, also fly Air France.

American carriers do not give the service many foreign carriers give today.
formal clothes, wine, medication, documents,...
formal clothes, wine, medication, documents, jewelry, camera, makeup, pjs, so I do not have to unpack first night.
Been to Barcelona many times... stayed in various...
Been to Barcelona many times... stayed in various areas... usually off the beaten path... our favorite is the Hilton Diagonal Mar... been there twice, going again in October... right on...
If you cruise long enough... you will repeat...
If you cruise long enough... you will repeat ports... we love repeating ports because then we have an idea of what to expect and can plan to do something different then we did last time... good way...
now... we always book early... in Miami... we...
now... we always book early... in Miami... we book the Hilton at the airport, in Ft Lauderdale usually the Embassy Suites on 17th, actually it is either E or W 17th... don't recall which but a google...
Agree... the last thing I want on a cruise is...
Agree... the last thing I want on a cruise is some celebrity
No you can celebrate any anniversary you want......
No you can celebrate any anniversary you want... my dh (common law) and I do... we have been doing so for 42 years... if we are on board in September/October we celebrate. No one cares our...
Try Travel Guard, "annual insurance for business...
Try Travel Guard, "annual insurance for business travelers". Like you my dh and I are under Medicare. We are in good health. We often change our travel plans, so buying insurance through a cruise...
We get a small amount from our local bank before...
We get a small amount from our local bank before leaving home...years ago, we were in the port of LaHavre France could not find a place to exchange dollars... not fun. We were surprised, expected...
We look for fresh looking salads items we can fix...
We look for fresh looking salads items we can fix ourselves a salad, roasted meats we can made a sandwich with using fresh baked bread. If something looks old we ask that it be replaced. We do room...
[quote=lenquixote66;53704301]I want to go on a TA...
[quote=lenquixote66;53704301]I want to go on a TA too but my wife does not . I am a bit younger than both of you but due to medical problems flying is no longer an option.My wife does not like having...
If you are in good health, no concern. My DH is...
If you are in good health, no concern. My DH is 83, I am 70, we are going on a TA in October out of Barcelona... for 14 days.. to Florida. We do buy insurance, that cover medical and emergency...
Some times family have to pay duty, if items are...
Some times family have to pay duty, if items are shipped... even for gifts.
We have done in it in Europe and the Middle...
We have done in it in Europe and the Middle East... we do not carry a suite case into port simply put the gifts we have for family in bags and go ashore... no one ever questioned or even asked to...
Glad you shared this answer, how sad, how far...
Glad you shared this answer, how sad, how far Celebrity has fallen, we are elite but do not cruise it any more... i
We have b een doing a taxi for years from Ft...
We have b een doing a taxi for years from Ft Lauderdale to Miami, so we can do a direct not stop flight to San Francisco... costs generally with a tip less than $90... well woth it. Relative to...
any shopping at the cruise terminal in Valencia?
We will be in Valencia on a Sunday, wondering if any shopping at the port terminal?
The best way to avoid pickpockets is to avoid...
The best way to avoid pickpockets is to avoid crowds as much as possible...
We have cruised in and out of Barcelona about 6...
We have cruised in and out of Barcelona about 6 times, going again this October on the Royal TA. I think Barcelona is one of the best ports for a first timer to Europe... easy to get to the airport...
We are not looking for ethnic foods when...
We are not looking for ethnic foods when curising on board...eat port if you want the real deal.
At some point they all very similar... we have...
At some point they all very similar... we have well over 60 cruises on 9 different lines over the past 30 years or so. we have repeated a few ships, mostly booked new ships... but the shows don't...
We have been in and out of Barcelona by air and...
We have been in and out of Barcelona by air and ship... never had any problem getting a taxi at the port or airport... plentiful... small though, ref luggage.