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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,727
Posted By evandbob
I have 7 "vacations" planned, one each month from...

I have 7 "vacations" planned, one each month from December to May, with two in January. When I received an offer from Players Club for a low cost cruise, there weren't any openings where I could...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,570
Posted By evandbob
And I'm thinking that this thread would be...

And I'm thinking that this thread would be different if it was an 18 year old nephew still in high school who wanted to hang out with 15 and 16 year old girls.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,731
Posted By evandbob
This is said of all new technology. But imagine...

This is said of all new technology. But imagine the labor cost of manually inspecting each cabin and public space, including bathrooms, and visually insuring that they are all empty. (Even at the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 24th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By evandbob
You can probably taxi to the airport before 9AM...

You can probably taxi to the airport before 9AM if you walk your luggage off. The earlier you get to the airport the less crowded it will be. Use the liosk to print your boarding ticket or do it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 24th, 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,731
Posted By evandbob
I have never skipped a muster drill. Some have...

I have never skipped a muster drill. Some have been in brutal heat, some were way back when wearing the life vest was required and some were in lounges.

Princess actually has pax check in with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By evandbob
I would have no trouble flying cross country east...

I would have no trouble flying cross country east to west on the morning of the cruise, sounds like an excellent plan. That's how the majority of cruisers do it any way. Like Lou, I've done it for...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By evandbob
The Marquesas, Rangiroa, Cook Island, Tahaa, Bora...

The Marquesas, Rangiroa, Cook Island, Tahaa, Bora Bora, Moorea and Huahine.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 22nd, 2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By evandbob
When ordering through the card left on the door...

When ordering through the card left on the door handle, breakfast usually arrives in the time window I selected and yes, they will knock and knock, even followed by a phone call if not readily...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 22nd, 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By evandbob
I generally eat at the steakhouse on the last...

I generally eat at the steakhouse on the last night of the cruise. I used to overeat there and feel stuffed for the next day or even two. But lately I've changed my selections, so the "stuffed"...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 21st, 2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By evandbob
On my August Cruise tour in Alaska, I put our...

On my August Cruise tour in Alaska, I put our luggage tags on at home. I use a stapler to secure the edges, and then put clear 2" packaging tape around them, maybe 3 strips.

Well, the bags went...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 21st, 2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,916
Posted By evandbob
Some day, I'll open up Carnival's web site and...

Some day, I'll open up Carnival's web site and see an offer for Platinum and Diamond members like this: $25 on select Bermuda sailings in May from New York.

Some day, maybe, won't I?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 21st, 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,947
Posted By evandbob
I find all I need is to break a twenty down to...

I find all I need is to break a twenty down to two $5 bills and ten $1 bills before flying to the port. Once I'm on board, it's easy to get more $5 and $10 bills to use as excursion tips from either...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 20th, 2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By evandbob
If for some reason singles or F.Of Bill meetings...

If for some reason singles or F.Of Bill meetings aren't posted in the daily list of activities, check near the excursion or guest services desk. It may have been Celebrity where that was listed...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 20th, 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By evandbob
You can try "the native choice" to see if they...

You can try "the native choice" to see if they fit your needs. Recent stop from the Conquest, local tour company, very responsible.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 20th, 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By evandbob
Another vote for the Breeze. You have a total of...

Another vote for the Breeze. You have a total of 4 ports on a newer ship.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 20th, 2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By evandbob
What's the problem with dancing in the rain?

What's the problem with dancing in the rain?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 20th, 2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By evandbob
I prefer cushioned lounges for my fused spine.

I prefer cushioned lounges for my fused spine.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 20th, 2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By evandbob
My Super Bowl experience was way back on the...

My Super Bowl experience was way back on the Triumph in 2006, Seattle and Pittsburgh. The live feed was shown on a huge screen in the theater, with waiters serving drinks and hors d'ouerves. It...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 19th, 2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,162
Posted By evandbob
In 24 days I will be on my 21st Carnival cruise...

In 24 days I will be on my 21st Carnival cruise on the Freedom.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 18th, 2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By evandbob
Yes I appreciate satire, very laughable, thanks

Yes I appreciate satire, very laughable, thanks
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line November 18th, 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,810
Posted By evandbob
And maybe after sailing to some ports you really...

And maybe after sailing to some ports you really enjoy, you'll do a week or two land vacation in one of them to get a deeper feel for the lay of the land. Sailing can be reconnaiscance for future...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 18th, 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,201
Posted By evandbob
I'll start with a jumbo shrimp cocktail or tuna...

I'll start with a jumbo shrimp cocktail or tuna tartare. Then I'll certainly enjoy the filet mignon, med rare, with peppercorn glaze. Another favorite is the rack of lamb. I used to order the combo...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 16th, 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,758
Posted By evandbob
The Conquest 10/12 & 10/19 had the toiletry bag. ...

The Conquest 10/12 & 10/19 had the toiletry bag. I gave one away to a lady at my MDR table who wasn't platinum yet.

I saw a very similar bag at LL Bean or Lands End for $20.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 15th, 2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By evandbob
I think you will change your mind about this...

I think you will change your mind about this platinum priority perk if you reach that level. I go to the courtesy desk and get a CCL employee to usher me off, so it seems more genuine.

Now about...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 14th, 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,800
Posted By evandbob
Enjoy the new line and appreciate the...

Enjoy the new line and appreciate the differences. I tried NCL Epic a while back and now I'm repeating on that ship since I enjoyed the food and entertainment so much on NCL.

Viva le difference!
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