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I'm from Minneapolis also. I'm loyal to Royal at this point, but trying my first Celebrity cruise on the Reflection in February. Love the automatic Elite status on Celebrity since I'm Diamond on RCCL.Obviously, we're loyal to Royal as well. We're used to the "Royal treatment" and would find it difficult to switch. We've been on Celebrity twice, as our status transferred automatically. But, the lounge hours are only 5-7 instead of 5-830 like on RCCL. We'd like to try Celebrity again sometime (Solstice class, hopefully), but with 16 more RCCL cruises booked, it will be difficult to squeeze one in! LOL.
Peter and Jim
85 completed cruises
12 future bookings
Mar 26, 2017..Anthem
May 22, 2017..Enchantment
May 27, 2017..Harmony
1016 cruise points completed
My partner and I just booked and will seen you there. Why not plan to look for one and other at the first LBGT meeting. They are usually in the Martini bar but should be posted on the board at the front desk probably the second day of the cruise.Sounds good to me Have always liked the Martini Bar (But the Molecular Bar is a lot of fun too.)
Hans and Brett
Some of our Past Cruises:
Carnival Victory 12/30/2016 - Ocean Suite
Carnival Fantasy 9/2/2016 - Grand Suite
NCL Epic 3/6/2016 - Haven-Canary Islands / Morocco
NCL Sky 11/27/2015 - Owners
RCI Legend of the Seas 5/24/2015 - Royal - HI to Australia
NCL Sky 1/2/2015 - Owners
RCI Brilliance of the Seas - 11/27/2014 - Owners
NCL Getaway 8/30/2014 - Aft Penthouse
RCI Spendour of the Seas 4/4/2014 - South America - Royal Suite
NCL Gem 8/31/2013 - NYC/Caribbean - Deluxe Owners Suite
NCL Dawn 4/14/2013 - Garden Villa
Carnival Breeze 2/2/2013- Junior Suite
Carnival Imagination 12/21/2012 - End of the World Cruise - Grand Suite
RCI Splendour of the Seas 11/10/2012 - Greece - Royal Suite
NCL Dawn 8/31/2012 - Bermuda - Owner's Suite
Carnival Inspiration 5/25/2012 - Mexico
Carnival Dream 12/3/2011
NCL Sky 9/2/2011- Penthouse Suite
Carnival Imagination 5/13/2011
Carnival Destiny 5/7/2011
Carnival Elation 3/3/2011
NCL Star 09/25/2010 - Alaska - Garden Villa
Carnival Sensation 8/26/2010 - Owner's Suite - S1
Carnival Elation 5/27/2010
NCL Jewel 3/21/2010 - Central America - 2 Bedroom Family Suite
NCL Pearl 12/26/2009 - Penthouse Suite
RCI Majesty 11/30/2009 - Royal Suite
NCL Jade 3/29/2009 - Mediterranean - Courtyard Penthouse
RCI Majesty 11/24/2008 - Junior Suite
Carnival Fascination 7/18/2008
RCI Jewel 3/30/2008 - Transatlantic - Royal Suite
RCI Monarch 2/22/2008 - Junior Suite
RCI Freedom 9/9/2007- Grand Suite
RCI Navigator 9/2/2006 - Grand Suite
RCI Monarch 2004
Carnival Ecstasy 2004
RCI Monarch 11/14/2003
Carnival Imagination 6/10/1999
Carnival Paradise 5/16/1999
RCI Sovereign 1991
Crown Del Mar 1990
Admiral Emerald 1990
Celebrity Reflection 5/8/17 - Western Mediterranean
HAL Zuiderdam 11/19/05 - Eastern Caribbean
HAL Zuiderdam 5/20/08 - Mediterranean Tapestry
Celebrity Millennium 8/14/09 - Southbound Alaska
HAL Maasdam 6/11/11 - Northbound Canada/New England
Celebrity Eclipse 6/9/12 - Scandinavia and Russia
Celebrity Reflection 12/22/12 - Eastern Caribbean Holiday Cruise
Celebrity Summit 5/19/13 - Bermuda
Celebrity Xpedition 5/25/14 - Galapagos
Celebrity Constellation 12/27/14 - Bahamas Holiday Cruise
Celebrity Millennium 3/15/15 - Asia
Celebrity Silhouette 5/26/16 - British Isles
My partner and I just booked and will seen you there. Why not plan to look for one and other at the first LBGT meeting. They are usually in the Martini bar but should be posted on the board at the front desk probably the second day of the cruise.Sounds good. Looking forward to meeting you onboard
Looking to cruise again soon. Need a cabinmate.
Would be nice to find another Midwest guy to plan/travel with.
I'm from a NW burb of Chicago...been on 15 or so past cruises.
Partner and I from Columbus Ohio will be cruising on On Celebrity Equinox departing 2/22/13. Anyone else going to be on board?We'll be there too. Looking forward to seeing you soon at the LBGT meeting the location of which is usually posted on the board at the main desk.
Sounds good. Looking forward to meeting you onboard
Let's try to communicate where it should be easier. Try keith_fl_nc1 at yahoo and we'll use usual methods. This site isn't easy.
Ann and Rebecca
We used to live in Boynton Beach but sold a few years ago. We will be down in Ft. Lauderdale a few days in advance of the cruise. Perhaps we might meet ahead of the cruise. You can contact me at keith_fl_nc1 at yahoo if you would like to. It's much easier than this method. We are Elite members as well with a 8:30 dinner seating. We will definitely be at cocktails in advance of dinner. We're glad you will bet there too.
Hi guys, we are from the Midwest (Kansas City) and loved cruising so much that we moved to Florida. Is anyone going on the 2/11/13 Equinox Ultimate Caribbean? We have great benefits (elite) so we continue to cruise with Celebrity( and Cunard). Hopefully more LGTB folks will be going on our cruise. We just learned that the norovirus is rampant on our ship at the present time, however we hope it will be contained by next week!Sorry you left KC, we still love it here. But as we may get more into cruising, your new location would be very convenient. I've been on several cruises (different lines) so not that familiar with the "elite" status. If you don't mind me asking, what are the benefits? Jim (kansascory)
Ann and Rebecca
Sorry you left KC, we still love it here. But as we may get more into cruising, your new location would be very convenient. I've been on several cruises (different lines) so not that familiar with the "elite" status. If you don't mind me asking, what are the benefits? Jim (kansascory)Hi Jim, our elite benefits include a free bag of laundry, Internet, concierge lounge with free cocktails each afternoon and invitation to free wine tastings. Nice perks! And yes, our location is convenient to the port!
Hi Jim, our elite benefits include a free bag of laundry, Internet, concierge lounge with free cocktails each afternoon and invitation to free wine tastings. Nice perks! And yes, our location is convenient to the port!Sounds great! Guess you guys don't need the beverage packages with the free cocktails & wine tastings. We are thinking about doing the classic beverage package but it's very expensive on a 16 day cruise. This is a TA cruise on 4/20 (a lot of sea days) so it could drive you to drink a lot.