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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 01:56 AM
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Posted By SadieN
More likely to be able to book the next cruise if...

More likely to be able to book the next cruise if your in the off season. Book early in the first cruise.

Prices aren't necessarily at their cheapest the week before a cruise.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By SadieN
Look on the Roll Call board. Don't be too...

Look on the Roll Call board.

Don't be too surprised if it is small or non-existent. The LA short cruises rarely have large roll calls.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Today, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By SadieN
After your 24th cruise you might get a letter, if...

After your 24th cruise you might get a letter, if not call. I got a letter (in a hand written envelope), Mom and Sis did not. Mom got some weird "invoice" looking email. Sis got nothing.

You...
Forum: California Coastal / Pacific Northwest Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By SadieN
Here's the info for the flyaway-- ...

Here's the info for the flyaway--
http://www.lawa.org/welcome_lax.aspx?id=10086

Another Flyaway route you could take is the one to Union Station http://www.greatamericanstations.com/Stations/LAX...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By SadieN
Not all cabins are available for all fares. It's...

Not all cabins are available for all fares. It's possible that the your desired category isn't being sold at that fare.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By SadieN
All Carnival ships have passenger laundry rooms. ...

All Carnival ships have passenger laundry rooms.

The machines are small. Plan your detergent accordingly. Anything that is a single use (pods, sheet, packet) always seem to have too much...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 806
Posted By SadieN
The short ones are one ways so you'd have to fly...

The short ones are one ways so you'd have to fly the other way.

Otherwise these cruises are 14/15/16days long.
It takes 4.5 days to get to Hawaii from CA, the same going back. All stop at the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 806
Posted By SadieN
Royal is doing one ways from Vancouver or...

Royal is doing one ways from Vancouver or Ensenada. For Ensenada, many times the cruiselines will check-in in San Diego and the bus everyone down to the ship. No check-in facilities in Ensenada. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 26th, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By SadieN
You won't be able to use the Cheers program thru...

You won't be able to use the Cheers program thru room service or the minibar.

FWIW you cannot use the Bottomless Bubbles (soda) program for these either.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By SadieN
Princess sails out of San Pedro. The West...

Princess sails out of San Pedro.

The West Coast board has tons of info.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 26th, 2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,462
Posted By SadieN
FWIW HAL also does muster at the lifeboats. They...

FWIW HAL also does muster at the lifeboats. They take roll call.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 26th, 2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By SadieN
Knowing this it might be best to contact the...

Knowing this it might be best to contact the hotel.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By SadieN
Are either of those guarantee rates? ES doesn't...

Are either of those guarantee rates? ES doesn't match to guarantee rates.
Also, you'd need to be eligible for the new rates.

If not, then your TA is feeding you a line. Carnival will change...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By SadieN
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: West Coast Departures July 25th, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By SadieN
Have you tried Priceline? Some on our...

Have you tried Priceline?

Some on our January cruise got the Crown Plaza for $78.
3 1/2* San Pedro
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By SadieN
Depending on how they booked she could take...

Depending on how they booked she could take someone else with her. It costs $50. If they booked ES she cannot do this.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,005
Posted By SadieN
Some random thoughts--- We sail almost...

Some random thoughts---
We sail almost exclusively out of Long Beach/San Pedro.

Sailing at non peak times can be a savings.

Each itin has its own special sweet spot. The California itins...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By SadieN
Call Carnival instead of online.

Call Carnival instead of online.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,079
Posted By SadieN
Haven't received any credit back on any of our...

Haven't received any credit back on any of our threes day cruises this year (January, February, March)

FWIW San Pedro's are only a few less.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,323
Posted By SadieN
This could be considered a change and the TA...

This could be considered a change and the TA could charge you for it.
Forum: West Coast Departures July 25th, 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By SadieN
The West Coast departure board has lots of...

The West Coast departure board has lots of suggestions.

Be careful of very cheap hotels in Long Beach. Some specialize in renting by the month or hour.

Try Priceline. People have been...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 25th, 2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By SadieN
Carnival does have Anytime Dining and several...

Carnival does have Anytime Dining and several drinks packages- soda, alcohol and wine packages are all available.

Ask on the Carnival Board for info about the Valor. I've sailed on several of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 24th, 2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,955
Posted By SadieN
Plan on all off by 10am. Of course things can...

Plan on all off by 10am. Of course things can happen-fog, NonUS not doing CBP onboard at the appropriate time etc
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 24th, 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By SadieN
Few things to consider-- -How does Celebrity...

Few things to consider--
-How does Celebrity treat cruises that are paid in full before the final payment date?
-Some fares are not eligible to be included within group rates.
-The TA could have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 24th, 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By SadieN
No. Onboard credit is for onboard purchases...

No.
Onboard credit is for onboard purchases only.
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