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#1
Down East Maine
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Ok, so if we post everyone's suggestions for date, ship, and itinerary here and get some discussion going maybe we'll find something that will work for everyone....
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
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MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#2
Down East Maine
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Joined Jan 2008
My first suggestion would be a cruise out of NY, since it seems like the logical starting place and easy for everyone to get to....
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#4
Down East Maine
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Originally posted by Karaokelady
Leaving from NY sounds good. I am flexible.
What year are we considering doing this?
Make a suggestion...

Most of us are booked for January 2012....and prices have gone up since booking, so cancelling and re-booking as a group most likely wouldn't save us any $$$.

We would be willing to book another cruise for 2012, if everyone else wants to?
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#5
New York City
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Joined Feb 2009
Originally posted by Got Tequila?
Make a suggestion...

Most of us are booked for January 2012....and prices have gone up since booking, so cancelling and re-booking as a group most likely wouldn't save us any $$$.

We would be willing to book another cruise for 2012, if everyone else wants to?
Then it would depend on how many of us cruise more than once a year.
We could book another cruise for 2012 or How about we look at January/Feb 2013, pending on how many have already booked and the difference in prices?
#6
N.Y.
1,729 Posts
Joined Jun 2008
Hi guys,

I vote for Alaska on Princess summer 2013.............anyone willing to travel outside our comfort zone?

We could also do January /February 2013.....out of New york if the 1st one isn`t good

We were planning S.M. then......but who knows, maybe we can all get off in St Maarten , stay at my time share for 1-2 weeks then get back on the ship and head back to New York ....run that by your pcc.

Stay well all,
Debbi
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#7
N.Y.
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Joined Jun 2008
We are totally OPEN in 2014 No plans as of yet............
How about Europe in the spring?
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#8
Down East Maine
19,129 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
Hi guys,

I vote for Alaska on Princess summer 2013.............anyone willing to travel outside our comfort zone?

We could also do January /February 2013.....out of New york if the 1st one isn`t good
......but can we all get off in St Maarten , stay at my time share for 1-2 weeks then get back on the ship and head back to New York ....run that by your pcc.

Stay well all,
Debbi
We won't be able to make a summer cruise, Steve really can't get away for more than a weekend from May 1st.....until December 8th.


Now if we're all going to accidentally miss the ship in St. Maarten we better buy the good travel insurance.
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#10
Down East Maine
19,129 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
I am working on my bucket list
Just fill the bucket with tequila, and it won't matter where we cruise or what's on the list...LOL
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#11
N.Y.
1,729 Posts
Joined Jun 2008
I figured it might not work with his job but I had to ask

People do get on the ships at ports, my friend said a bunch of people got newly on her Jewel cruise in San Juan?????

But it would be a stretch

we would maybe skip using our time share 2013 year.....Our 2012 Hawaii may use up alot of my time..... right now we have lot`s of friends interested in going with us

but then 2014 would be No cruise for Vin

I have no limit to my vacation time other then Vin being jealous
Debbi
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#12
@ HOOTERS @
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Joined Jan 2006
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
Hi guys,

I vote for Alaska on Princess summer 2013.............anyone willing to travel outside our comfort zone?

We could also do January /February 2013.....out of New york if the 1st one isn`t good

We were planning S.M. then......but who knows, maybe we can all get off in St Maarten , stay at my time share for 1-2 weeks then get back on the ship and head back to New York ....run that by your pcc.

Stay well all,
Debbi
I mentioned to Matgarita tonight that you had to take your Alaska cruise on Princess in 2013 where you had changed from 2012 to cruise with us.....I hate to be a stick in the mud but like Margaret said I would find it very hard to cruise that time of year....I would love to tho....

we do have 2-3-2013 booked but that is so far out we could cancel that one and rebook as a group........but lets keep talking about it till we come up with a working plan
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Steve

DAWN ~ 3/26/06
DAWN ~ 2/18/07
GEM ~ 12/15/07
GEM ~ 2/6/08
DREAM ~ 5/9/08
GEM ~ 2/4/09 2/14/09 12/19/09
GEM ~ 1/23/10 1/24/10
SPIRIT ~ 4/23/10
JEWEL ~ 12/12/10
GEM ~ 1/21/11
JEWEL ~ 1/22/11 1/23/11 3/20/11 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12 12/13/12
STAR ~ 4/15/12
JEWEL ~ 2/1/13 2/3/13
DAWN ~ 4/21/13
BREAK ~ 12/8/13
BREAK ~ 1/5/14 12/14/14
GETAWAY ~ 1/27/14
GEM ~ 1/29/14
BREAK ~ 1/4/15 12/13/15
GEM ~ 1/30/15
DAWN ~ 4/19/15
BREAK ~ 1/17/16 2/28/16 12/11/16 12/18/16
BREAK ~ 4/23/17
BREAK ~ 12/15/17
BREAK ~ 1/19/18
GEM ~ 3/6/18
BREAK ~ 12/9/18
ESCAPE ~ 2/3/19
#13
@ HOOTERS @
17,489 Posts
Joined Jan 2006
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
I figured it might not work with his job but I had to ask

People do get on the ships at ports, my friend said a bunch of people got newly on her Jewel cruise in San Juan?????

But it would be a stretch

we would maybe skip using our time share 2013 year.....Our 2012 Hawaii may use up alot of my time..... right now we have lot`s of friends interested in going with us

but then 2014 would be No cruise for Vin

I have no limit to my vacation time other then Vin being jealous
Debbi
maybe those people had missed the ship in New York
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Steve

DAWN ~ 3/26/06
DAWN ~ 2/18/07
GEM ~ 12/15/07
GEM ~ 2/6/08
DREAM ~ 5/9/08
GEM ~ 2/4/09 2/14/09 12/19/09
GEM ~ 1/23/10 1/24/10
SPIRIT ~ 4/23/10
JEWEL ~ 12/12/10
GEM ~ 1/21/11
JEWEL ~ 1/22/11 1/23/11 3/20/11 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12 12/13/12
STAR ~ 4/15/12
JEWEL ~ 2/1/13 2/3/13
DAWN ~ 4/21/13
BREAK ~ 12/8/13
BREAK ~ 1/5/14 12/14/14
GETAWAY ~ 1/27/14
GEM ~ 1/29/14
BREAK ~ 1/4/15 12/13/15
GEM ~ 1/30/15
DAWN ~ 4/19/15
BREAK ~ 1/17/16 2/28/16 12/11/16 12/18/16
BREAK ~ 4/23/17
BREAK ~ 12/15/17
BREAK ~ 1/19/18
GEM ~ 3/6/18
BREAK ~ 12/9/18
ESCAPE ~ 2/3/19
#14
N.Y.
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Joined Jun 2008
Margaret,
Lost my Tequila Cherry at the block party....we wound up doing shots!
Not such a good idea after iced coffee with Kahlua, Jello shots and beer

I`ll have to try again with you on a CLEAN pallate
Debbi
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#15
Down East Maine
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Joined Jan 2008
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
I figured it might not work with his job but I had to ask

People do get on the ships at ports, my friend said a bunch of people got newly on her Jewel cruise in San Juan?????

But it would be a stretch

we would maybe skip using our time share 2013 year.....Our 2012 Hawaii may use up alot of my time..... right now we have lot`s of friends interested in going with us

but then 2014 would be No cruise for Vin

I have no limit to my vacation time other then Vin being jealous
Debbi
We can't have a cruise without Vin, who would lug all your luggage on and off the ship...

I guess I'm on permanent vacation as well, but I don't think Steve's gonna let me near a ship without him...
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#16
N.Y.
1,729 Posts
Joined Jun 2008
Steve,
I have No idea what was up with those new people, my friend said the ship was not crowded so who knows what their deal with NCL was?
Debbi
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#17
Down East Maine
19,129 Posts
Joined Jan 2008
Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
Margaret,
Lost my Tequila Cherry at the block party....we wound up doing shots!
Not such a good idea after iced coffee with Kahlua, Jello shots and beer

I`ll have to try again with you on a CLEAN pallate
Debbi
Probably not a good idea to mix your alcohols.
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...

#18
N.Y.
1,729 Posts
Joined Jun 2008
Margaret,
Yeah luggage would be a problem, it is when I travel with my Mom.

So far Vin lets me go with my MOM cause he doesn`t want to vacation with HER....he will not let me go with other family or friends yet but I am working on him....he would love to just take extra time and go with us but you may get me and my Mom.....Vin`s job has no coverage for vacations now let alone EXTRA time.
Debbi
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#20
Down East Maine
19,129 Posts
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Originally posted by Ltl mermaid
Steve,
I have No idea what was up with those new people, my friend said the ship was not crowded so who knows what their deal with NCL was?
Debbi
Strange how a ship can change so much and others even on the same cruise can have different experiences.
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Margaret

SKY 2/23/02
SKY 2/9/03
SEA 4/17/04
MAJESTY 8/29/04
STAR 4/14/05
STAR 2/21/06
DAWN 7/1/06
DAWN 2/18/07
GEM 12/15/07
GEM 2/6/08
DREAM 5/9/08
GEM 2/4/09 & 2/14/09
GEM 12/19/09
GEM 1/23/10 & 1/24/10
SPIRIT 4/23/10
JEWEL 12/12/10
GEM 1/21/11 JEWEL 1/22/11 & 1/23/11
JEWEL 3/20/11
JEWEL 12/10/11
GEM 1/29/12
STAR 4/15/12
GEM 12/13/12
JEWEL 2/1/13 & 2/3/13
DAWN 4/21/13
BREAKAWAY 12/8/13
BREAKAWAY 1/05/14
GETAWAY 1/27/14. day visit only
GEM 1/29/14
BREAKAWAY12/14/14
BREAKAWAY1/4/15
GEM 1/30/15
DAWN 4/19/15
ESCAPE 11/9/15. day visit only
BREAKAWAY 12/13/15
BREAKAWAY 1/17/16
BREAKAWAY 2/28/16
BREAKAWAY 12/11/16 & 12/18/16

Many more Norwegian cruises booked, counting down the days...