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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 14th, 2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By jocap
Thomson cruises have an Elegant Night, but some...

Thomson cruises have an Elegant Night, but some people prefer to dress down and eat in the buffet.
As you're from the UK, you probably already know that both P&O and Cunard are quite strict about...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 14th, 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,687
Posted By jocap
Fred Olsen cruise line has gentlemen hosts on...

Fred Olsen cruise line has gentlemen hosts on their ships.
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) November 14th, 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By jocap
We also made a sudden decision to take this...

We also made a sudden decision to take this cruise- no chance of people sunbathing as it's mainly in the Atlantic- and take it for granted that we'll be in 2nd sitting, which isn't as popular on cold...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 10th, 2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By jocap
I've just had an email offering me a Jade cruise...

I've just had an email offering me a Jade cruise in early December, for £500.... say $750....but that includes return air fare from the UK, a night in a hotel in Rome and $100 OBC...... So, yes, it's...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 10th, 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,226
Posted By jocap
We usually try each speciality restaurant on a...

We usually try each speciality restaurant on a cruise, and enjoy the different choice of food. It's usually cooked and presented to perfection.
We were once in the Marco Pierre White restaurant, and...
Forum: UK Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By jocap
That's good to know- plus the news that both...

That's good to know- plus the news that both ships are to be upgraded before their winter cruises.
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) November 10th, 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,720
Posted By jocap
A last minute booking on Aurora, an upgrade to...

A last minute booking on Aurora, an upgrade to outside and some free wifi, for 11 nights going very, very soon....but it was a very, very late booking...I'm not telling, but it would be more...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,323
Posted By jocap
I live near a large nuclear facility where quite...

I live near a large nuclear facility where quite a few Americans work- they settle for 2 or 3 years, and add much to the community.
A neighbour who works in a hotel told us that a large party of...
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 10th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By jocap
Centraal Station is 10 to 15 mins from the...

Centraal Station is 10 to 15 mins from the terminal- turn right and it's straight along the pavement.
Turn left, and there's a layby for the trams, which will take you to the station, past the first...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 9th, 2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By jocap
If you can get across to the UK one December,...

If you can get across to the UK one December, there's usually a few cruises to see Christmas markets in Belgium, Holland, Germany etc. Great to visit, but don't sample too much of the mulled wine...:D
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 9th, 2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By jocap
You might find answers on the Cruise Lines...

You might find answers on the Cruise Lines section - both MSC and Costa sail from Genoa.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,660
Posted By jocap
I always wondered about that, especially with all...

I always wondered about that, especially with all of the cabins which remained out of the water....the now open safes would have jewellery, passports, euros, car keys...
It seems as though security...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By jocap
We don't know where you are based, but the one...

We don't know where you are based, but the one line which I know does provide for babies is P&O, who have trained nursery nurses, and a night nursery for babies, where you can leave your baby asleep...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,385
Posted By jocap
Yes, that's us....if we're in a hotel near the...

Yes, that's us....if we're in a hotel near the dock, we might even be looking out, watching her arrive in the early morning...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By jocap
I only heard it pronounced Cari BEEan on...

I only heard it pronounced Cari BEEan on Independence OTS, but that was probably because she sailed from the UK for years.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By jocap
And is now called Adonia, and is adult only, so...

And is now called Adonia, and is adult only, so often seems to sail with an older clientele
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 7th, 2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By jocap
I'm going on an 11 night Med cruise soon, again...

I'm going on an 11 night Med cruise soon, again at a very low price. Ships have to keep sailing, and need to have passengers on board, but we're well into autumn, and many folk are looking for...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 3rd, 2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By jocap
European built ships run on European voltage, so...

European built ships run on European voltage, so there will probably be a socket somewhere in the cabin....as your steward as he/she might use it for vacuuming etc. It's worthwhile buying a world...
Forum: UK Cruisers November 3rd, 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,969
Posted By jocap
In the C&M photos, that ugly whale tail seems to...

In the C&M photos, that ugly whale tail seems to have disappeared....when I've seen this ship in the Med, sailing for Ibero cruise, the whale is just painted blue, and looks very strange.
Good that...
Forum: UK Cruisers November 3rd, 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By jocap
Terribly sad, but at least there might be some...

Terribly sad, but at least there might be some sense of closure for the grieving family.
Forum: First Time Cruisers November 3rd, 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,323
Posted By jocap
Caulder 60....I see that you suggest $20 at the...

Caulder 60....I see that you suggest $20 at the end of a stay, for maid service...is this in hotels? I ask because on our first visit to the US, many years back now, we were with a TA guide, who...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question November 1st, 2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,933
Posted By jocap
Er...I can see the attraction of the crown and...

Er...I can see the attraction of the crown and anchor ships for many, JB, but the one we went on was much too inward-looking for us- especially in the cold fjords....No, this time it's a P&O ship,...
Forum: UK Cruisers November 1st, 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By jocap
Yes, I've been watching on AIS maps, and she's...

Yes, I've been watching on AIS maps, and she's going ahead at a good speed now. Her trail is quite complicated, though!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 31st, 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,933
Posted By jocap
36 days isn't for me, either....and 11 nights on...

36 days isn't for me, either....and 11 nights on a small ship is just around the right time....
Sorry, JB...not C&M, though like you, I'd certainly go with them for their itinerary, on shorter...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 31st, 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,088
Posted By jocap
Oh, indeed it will- many thanks! Your picture...

Oh, indeed it will- many thanks!
Your picture brings back great memories. :)
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