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#41
Deltona, FL
3,897 Posts
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I have all of their email addresses...when I get a chance - I'll send them an email about the dates and such...
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Marylou
W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A (We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About)

NCL: Norway 1991,1993,2001
Carnival: Fantasy 1998; Pride 2002; Glory 2005,2008; Freedom 2009,2013; Sensation 2010,2010,2011,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015
Inspiration 2010,2011; Dream 2011,2016; Valor 2012,2013; Paradise 2013,2014; Splendor 2014; Breeze 2015, 2016
RCCL: Majesty OTS 2001,2008; Sovereign OTS 2003,2007; Monarch OTS 2009,2012;
Freedom OTS 2010,2017; Liberty OTS 2014; Vision OTS 2014; Enchantment OTS 2015; Brilliance OTS 2016,2017
Celebrity: Mercury 2007; Solstice 2016
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#42
San Jose, CA
2,340 Posts
Joined Mar 2008
I found some photos of the Dream you all might be interested in. Beth what is the difference between the cove balconies and a regular balcony?

http://www.zydecocruiser.com/Carniva...cchia/cab4.htm
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CCL ECSTASY 2002- BAJA MEXICO
CCL DESTINY 2008- S. CARIBBEAN
CCL FREEDOM 09/12/2009- E. CARIBBEAN
CCL VALOR 08/29/2010-W. CARIBBEAN
CCL VALOR 09/11/2011- E. CARIBBEAN
CCL VALOR 10/13/2012 -S. CARIBBEAN
CCL VALOR 09/08/2013 -S. CARIBBEAN
CCL SPLENDOR 11/01/2014 - S. CARIBBEAN
CCL BREEZE 10/10/2015 - E. CARIBBEAN
CCL DREAM 09/25/2016 - W. CARIBBEAN
CCL CONQUEST 10/14,2017-S CARIBBEAN
#43
Kansas
211 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
Hey Friends!!

Hope everyone is doing well! I haven't been on CC in forever! It's just so disappointing to be on here with no cruise booked!

We were going to book the Dream for May, but had to change plans due to schedules. We're now planning to go on the NCL Epic this year and hopefully we will be joining you all on this cruise! Just to clarify what are the dates again? 9-10-11, is that right?

Hugs to all!
Precious
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Precious

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." Mark Twain

Upcoming Cruise(s):
Carnival Paradise, May 8-12, 2017

Past Cruises-Click for Pictures and/or Reviews
Celebrity Reflection, December 10, 2016
Carnival Dream, September 4-11, 2016
Carnival Glory, October 17-24 2015
Emerald Princess, March 22, 2015
Carnival Sunshine-October 25, 2014
Carnival Splendor-October 8, 2013

Carnival Magic-February 24, 2013
Allure of the Seas-May 27, 2012
NCL Spirit-December 11, 2011
Carnival Ecstasy January 8, 2011
NCL Epic: September 4, 2010
Carnival Freedom: September 12, 2009 Freedom Review:
Carnival Conquest: October 5, 2008
#44
Deltona, FL
3,897 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
Hi Precious! How are you guys doing????

Yes, the DREAM is official for WATPOPWUA Part Deux....and we are sailing the Eastern Itinerary 9/10/11. You have lots of time to book, so I hope you and Mario join us again!!!

Remember, you don't have to have a cruise book just to pop in and chat!
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Marylou
W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A (We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About)

NCL: Norway 1991,1993,2001
Carnival: Fantasy 1998; Pride 2002; Glory 2005,2008; Freedom 2009,2013; Sensation 2010,2010,2011,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015
Inspiration 2010,2011; Dream 2011,2016; Valor 2012,2013; Paradise 2013,2014; Splendor 2014; Breeze 2015, 2016
RCCL: Majesty OTS 2001,2008; Sovereign OTS 2003,2007; Monarch OTS 2009,2012;
Freedom OTS 2010,2017; Liberty OTS 2014; Vision OTS 2014; Enchantment OTS 2015; Brilliance OTS 2016,2017
Celebrity: Mercury 2007; Solstice 2016
Vacation Is What You Take When You Can't Take It Anymore!

#45
Spring Branch, TX
1,024 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Originally posted by SANJOSEGAL
I found some photos of the Dream you all might be interested in. Beth what is the difference between the cove balconies and a regular balcony?

http://www.zydecocruiser.com/Carniva...cchia/cab4.htm

Yvonne- the cove balcony's are lower on the ship and therefore extremely close to the water. I have read some reviews and people seem to love them. If watching the water does not make you sick, it should be an awesome balcony. Also, being low and if you get center ship there is much less movement. We thought we would give it a try. It's the first ever for a ship to have balcony's cut out of the hull. Way cooooool!!!
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Dream 2011 Husband & Son again. YIPPIE!!!
Ecstasy 2011 Husband & Son
Ecstasy 2010 Mother/Daughter cruise
Splendor 2010
Freedom 2009
Ecstasy 2008
Conquest 2008
Ecstasy 2007
Ecstasy 2006
Conquest 2006
Celebration 2003
Paradise 2000
#46
Spring Branch, TX
1,024 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Double Dring penalty.

Carol -I got the same info from my PVP about using the voucher. He said to make sure I give him the information before final payment. I did not remember them saying we could use it for the deposit though.

Are we going to try and get one ginormous table at dinner? I would feel very sorry for our waiter, but it would be so much fun too. If not one big table, maybe they can let us have one section so we can all be together.
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W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

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Dream 2011 Husband & Son again. YIPPIE!!!
Ecstasy 2011 Husband & Son
Ecstasy 2010 Mother/Daughter cruise
Splendor 2010
Freedom 2009
Ecstasy 2008
Conquest 2008
Ecstasy 2007
Ecstasy 2006
Conquest 2006
Celebration 2003
Paradise 2000
#47
Cape Coral, FL
3,972 Posts
Joined Apr 2007
Originally posted by bajkej
Are we going to try and get one ginormous table at dinner? I would feel very sorry for our waiter, but it would be so much fun too. If not one big table, maybe they can let us have one section so we can all be together.
I would be up for that if it was "Late Seating!" Don't want to do early again!
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CCL Elation 2006 - Eastern
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CCL Freedom 2009 - Eastern - WATPOPWUA Uno!
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CCL Destiny 2011 - Western
CCL Dream 2011 - Eastern - WATPOPWUA Deux
CCL Freedom 2012 - Eastern - 20th Anniversary Cruise!
CCL Freedom 2013 - Western - GOBNU Birthday Cruise!
CCL Valor 2013 - Southern - WATPOPWUA Quatro!
RCCL Liberty of the Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - WATPOPWUA Our first repositioning cruise!

CCL Breeze 2016 - Southern to LaRomana, Aruba, Curacao!
Windstar Legend 2017 - San Juan, Culebra, St. Maarten, Montserrat, St. Barts, Jost Van Dyke BVI, Virgin Gorda BVI
#48
Columbus, Ohio
2,475 Posts
Joined Feb 2005
Precious, great to hear from you! We haven't heard from you on the Freedom Roll Call. I created a DVD of our trip and there were some pics of you and Mario in the DVD. Did you want a copy. It's real low budget but a great way to relive a great cruise. If you want one, e-mail me at [email protected] with your address. I will send one out as soon as I get a chance. It is free!

By the way, we are doing the Splendor on 9/12/10 if you would like to join the fun. Right now it's Betty/Paul, Beth/Keith, Glenn/Patty and maybe Carol/HS Friends and Geri/Mike!

Dianne, I think if you say 19 months it seems so much shorter!

I love the aft balcony and will probably book that again! Of course it the weather is rough on the Splendor I might change my mind!
#49
Nebraska
1,412 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Glenn your doing a great job selling our cruise to the other CC Peeps.
Now do we have any takers?

We need to start a business we all could work at part time and it will pay for our Cruise Addiction. Internet based you know.
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Betty


Twenty years from now you will
be more disappointed by the things
you didn't do than the ones you did do.




W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We are the people our parents warned us about







Triumph 2001 Pride 2002
Glory 2003 Valor 2005 2012 2013
Miracle 2006 Liberty 2007
Legend 2008 Freedom 2009
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#50
Spring Branch, TX
1,024 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Here is a link with some good information on the cove balcony -vs-regular balcony on Dream. Post #9 explains some of the drawbacks of the regular balconies. However, this is just opinions.

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1125140
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Beth

W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About







Dream 2011 Husband & Son again. YIPPIE!!!
Ecstasy 2011 Husband & Son
Ecstasy 2010 Mother/Daughter cruise
Splendor 2010
Freedom 2009
Ecstasy 2008
Conquest 2008
Ecstasy 2007
Ecstasy 2006
Conquest 2006
Celebration 2003
Paradise 2000
#51
Spring Branch, TX
1,024 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Good Morning Peeps. Keith and I were discussing balcony cabins again last night and have decided we are going to keep our cove. I think it will be interesting to be that close to the water. Anyone who is not in one themselves are welcome to come and check it out.

Are we the only ones who have booked it already?
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Beth

W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About







Dream 2011 Husband & Son again. YIPPIE!!!
Ecstasy 2011 Husband & Son
Ecstasy 2010 Mother/Daughter cruise
Splendor 2010
Freedom 2009
Ecstasy 2008
Conquest 2008
Ecstasy 2007
Ecstasy 2006
Conquest 2006
Celebration 2003
Paradise 2000
#52
Cape Coral, FL
3,972 Posts
Joined Apr 2007
Good Morning, All!! Heard back from our TA and I think we will go ahead and book today.

She said she can handle the groups, but before we could book we would need 8 cabins committed, then we would get one cruiser fare free. Also, she's almost positive that because of Early Saver Rates it would still be a $250. deposit since it's non-refundable. From what I've read here on CC, I think we'd need an official Cruise Critic Cruise to swing the $25. dep. We really don't need a "formal" Meet & Greet now that we already know each other and I don't know if the strawberries or photo coupon would be worth the hassle, do you??
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CCL Destiny 2011 - Western
CCL Dream 2011 - Eastern - WATPOPWUA Deux
CCL Freedom 2012 - Eastern - 20th Anniversary Cruise!
CCL Freedom 2013 - Western - GOBNU Birthday Cruise!
CCL Valor 2013 - Southern - WATPOPWUA Quatro!
RCCL Liberty of the Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - WATPOPWUA Our first repositioning cruise!

CCL Breeze 2016 - Southern to LaRomana, Aruba, Curacao!
Windstar Legend 2017 - San Juan, Culebra, St. Maarten, Montserrat, St. Barts, Jost Van Dyke BVI, Virgin Gorda BVI
#53
Deltona, FL
3,897 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
I agree with Dianne that we don't need an "official" meet and greet...but I vote we do another cocktail party! That was fun and the gift exchange worked out great too.

Speaking of the cocktail party, is Debbie joining us on this cruise?

Besides, it will give us more phot ops for Glenn's next DVD!!!
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Marylou
W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A (We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About)

NCL: Norway 1991,1993,2001
Carnival: Fantasy 1998; Pride 2002; Glory 2005,2008; Freedom 2009,2013; Sensation 2010,2010,2011,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015
Inspiration 2010,2011; Dream 2011,2016; Valor 2012,2013; Paradise 2013,2014; Splendor 2014; Breeze 2015, 2016
RCCL: Majesty OTS 2001,2008; Sovereign OTS 2003,2007; Monarch OTS 2009,2012;
Freedom OTS 2010,2017; Liberty OTS 2014; Vision OTS 2014; Enchantment OTS 2015; Brilliance OTS 2016,2017
Celebrity: Mercury 2007; Solstice 2016
Vacation Is What You Take When You Can't Take It Anymore!

#54
Cape Coral, FL
3,972 Posts
Joined Apr 2007
Originally posted by DaisyGirl55
I agree with Dianne that we don't need an "official" meet and greet...but I vote we do another cocktail party! That was fun and the gift exchange worked out great too.

Speaking of the cocktail party, is Debbie joining us on this cruise?

Besides, it will give us more phot ops for Glenn's next DVD!!!
I'm sure Debbie and Dave will join us - their anniversary is Sept. 11th so they always cruise around that time. I think right now she's so involved with her Official CC cruise in Oct., she's probably not thinking about Dream '11 yet!

I'm up for the cocktail party, in fact, over the weekend Kevin said for the next one we should just go ahead and do 2 hours worth - that hr. did go fast. I liked the gift exchange, too - we could just do inexpensive silly gifts. I still have the "raffle tickets!"
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CCL Inspiration 1998 - Southern Caribbean
RCCL Enchantment of the Seas - 2003 - Western
CCL Elation 2006 - Eastern
CCL Legend 2008 - Western
CCL Freedom 2009 - Eastern - WATPOPWUA Uno!
RCCL Navigator of the Seas 2010 - Western
CCL Destiny 2011 - Western
CCL Dream 2011 - Eastern - WATPOPWUA Deux
CCL Freedom 2012 - Eastern - 20th Anniversary Cruise!
CCL Freedom 2013 - Western - GOBNU Birthday Cruise!
CCL Valor 2013 - Southern - WATPOPWUA Quatro!
RCCL Liberty of the Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - WATPOPWUA Our first repositioning cruise!

CCL Breeze 2016 - Southern to LaRomana, Aruba, Curacao!
Windstar Legend 2017 - San Juan, Culebra, St. Maarten, Montserrat, St. Barts, Jost Van Dyke BVI, Virgin Gorda BVI
#55
Kansas City, MO!
235 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
We Are Booking
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CCL Valor 2013- Southern Caribbean
RCCL Liberty Of The Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - Southern


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#56
Spring Branch, TX
1,024 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
WOO HOO, now we wont feel so alone. I'm glad everyone is starting to book.

Dianne - I agree with you on the strawberries and photos. I don't think it is worth the hassle. That is exactly what I was discussing with my PVP. He said it's not really worth it all either. Although, I'm sure we could have 8 cabins and we could split the cost of the free one, the savings is still not enough. I also like Kevin's idea of two hours for the cocktail party. It will give us more time to drink and play games. It will be so fun now that we all know each other.

ML - I say yes on the gift exchange too. We can all come to some sort of agreement on what direction we want to go with the gifts. I'm all for fun, silly, gag type gifts.

What about a happy hour party the night before sail away? It was tons of fun!!!
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W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About







Dream 2011 Husband & Son again. YIPPIE!!!
Ecstasy 2011 Husband & Son
Ecstasy 2010 Mother/Daughter cruise
Splendor 2010
Freedom 2009
Ecstasy 2008
Conquest 2008
Ecstasy 2007
Ecstasy 2006
Conquest 2006
Celebration 2003
Paradise 2000
#57
Kansas City, MO!
235 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
Originally posted by kcparrothead
I'm sure Debbie and Dave will join us - their anniversary is Sept. 11th so they always cruise around that time. I think right now she's so involved with her Official CC cruise in Oct., she's probably not thinking about Dream '11 yet!

I'm up for the cocktail party, in fact, over the weekend Kevin said for the next one we should just go ahead and do 2 hours worth - that hr. did go fast. I liked the gift exchange, too - we could just do inexpensive silly gifts. I still have the "raffle tickets!"
I want a Candom
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CCL Inspiration 1998 - Southern Caribbean
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CCL Elation 2006 - Eastern
CCL Legend 2008 - Western
CCL Freedom 2009 - Eastern
RCL Navigator 2010 - Western
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CCL Dream 2011-Eastern
CCL Freedom 2012- Eastern
CCL Freedom 2013- Western
CCL Valor 2013- Southern Caribbean
RCCL Liberty Of The Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - Southern


"If I only sailed in calm waters, I'd never have known where my boat was capable of going." Captain Tony Tarracino August 10,1916 - November 1, 2008



#58
Nebraska
1,412 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Originally posted by bajkej
Good Morning Peeps. Keith and I were discussing balcony cabins again last night and have decided we are going to keep our cove. I think it will be interesting to be that close to the water. Anyone who is not in one themselves are welcome to come and check it out.

Are we the only ones who have booked it already?
Paul and I would like to take you up on checking out your balcony. Maybe we should do a cabin tour this time?
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Betty


Twenty years from now you will
be more disappointed by the things
you didn't do than the ones you did do.




W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We are the people our parents warned us about







Triumph 2001 Pride 2002
Glory 2003 Valor 2005 2012 2013
Miracle 2006 Liberty 2007
Legend 2008 Freedom 2009
Splendor 2010 2014 Dream 2011 PLATINUM
#59
Nebraska
1,412 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Originally posted by bajkej
WOO HOO, now we wont feel so alone. I'm glad everyone is starting to book.

Dianne - I agree with you on the strawberries and photos. I don't think it is worth the hassle. That is exactly what I was discussing with my PVP. He said it's not really worth it all either. Although, I'm sure we could have 8 cabins and we could split the cost of the free one, the savings is still not enough. I also like Kevin's idea of two hours for the cocktail party. It will give us more time to drink and play games. It will be so fun now that we all know each other.

ML - I say yes on the gift exchange too. We can all come to some sort of agreement on what direction we want to go with the gifts. I'm all for fun, silly, gag type gifts.

What about a happy hour party the night before sail away? It was tons of fun!!!

Sounds like a lot of fun. I like the idea of a gift exchange and I am just putting this out there but maybe something from your state? Silly is good also.

We have to have a get-together. It will be so much more fun now seeing old (no comment) friends and new ones we will meet on this cruise.
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Betty


Twenty years from now you will
be more disappointed by the things
you didn't do than the ones you did do.




W~A~T~P~O~P~W~U~A

We are the people our parents warned us about







Triumph 2001 Pride 2002
Glory 2003 Valor 2005 2012 2013
Miracle 2006 Liberty 2007
Legend 2008 Freedom 2009
Splendor 2010 2014 Dream 2011 PLATINUM
#60
Kansas City, MO!
235 Posts
Joined Jul 2009
Originally posted by kcparrothead
So, I'm trying to decide which way sounds shorter: 585 Days or 1 year, 7 weeks!! I can only imagine how long this Roll Call will be by the time we cruise! The folks here at CC may have to get more "memory!"

I posted some group cruise info over on the old Roll Call, but in summary I think we'd need to go directly through Carnival to get a group rate. I'm hoping Kathy, Blair, Cheryl, Sue, Stacey, Precious, and the rest of the gang check in soon to see the new cruise date, however, they may see it on Facebook!
Being booked sounds good enough to me. Love you, Now update your ticker.
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CCL Inspiration 1998 - Southern Caribbean
RCCL Enchantment of the Seas - 2003 -Western
CCL Elation 2006 - Eastern
CCL Legend 2008 - Western
CCL Freedom 2009 - Eastern
RCL Navigator 2010 - Western
CCL Destiny 2011-Eastern
CCL Dream 2011-Eastern
CCL Freedom 2012- Eastern
CCL Freedom 2013- Western
CCL Valor 2013- Southern Caribbean
RCCL Liberty Of The Seas 2014 - Western
CCL Splendor 2014 - Southern


"If I only sailed in calm waters, I'd never have known where my boat was capable of going." Captain Tony Tarracino August 10,1916 - November 1, 2008