My last time on NCL I asked to have our happy hour moved to coinside with the FOD meetings so two groups could meet together. They accommodated the request.
So I'm wondering, is anyone else out there requesting time changes and are they accommodated? How common of a concern is it that some lines hold them so late and not earlier, like 5PM.
The best time I've ever had on a cruise was on HAL Veendam, when they had FOD at 5PM that was heavily attended by a great group of gay and gay-friendly people. We soon had a group of attendees of as many as 20 and we became such good friends.
I've got another cruise coming up on NCL and I will again ask that the FOD be moved up to 5PM. Input? Would you be happier with 5 or 930 on your next cruise?
Princess Island Princess 1982
Carnival Tropicale Jul 1984 (7nt Mex Riv)
Carnival Jubilee Jul 1986 (7 nt West Caribbean)
HAL Noordam May 1989 (13nt Alaska)
MSC Opera March 2008 (5nt San Juan to Miami)
Carnival Liberty Feb 2010 (7nt Miami/W. Caribbean)
HAL Veendam Sep 2011 (7nt NY/Bermuda)
NCL Spirit April 2012 (13nt New Orleans to Spain)
HAL Rotterdam Aug 2012 (12nt Holland, Scotland, Norway, Denmark)
NCL Star Apr 2013 (16nt New Orleans, Miami, Azores, Dover, Helsingborg, Copenhagen)
HAL Ryndam Nov 2013 (16nt Barcelona, Malaga, Cadiz, Lisbon, Half Moon Cay, Tampa)
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HAL Zuiderdam Dec 2014 (12nt FLL, Aruba, Curacao, Cartegena, Panama Canal, Colon, Puerto Limon)
Windstar Legend April 2017 (14 night transatlantic San Juan, Lisbon; 13 days at sea)
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