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I see there's a thread where lots of people from the great state of Virginia who all love cruising post among themselves, share lots of info and even get together on occasion on land (does RCCL know?). Though certainly open to MD cruisers, I only found 1 other Maryland who posted on all of there 30 plus pages.
Are there a lot of Maryland cruisers here who might wanna have a thread of their own?
Carnival Paradise - Western Caribbean - 11/10/2014
RCI Enchantment of the Seas - Bahamas - 12/06/13
RCI Freedom of the Seas - Eastern Caribbean - 10/19/2008
Carnival Valor (Vampires) - Western Caribbean - 10/30/05
Disney Wonder - Bahamas - 09/11/05
Cunard Queen Mary 2 - Eastern Caribbean - 01/03/05
RCI Voyager of the Seas - Eastern Caribbean - 10/30/04
RCI Empress of the Seas - Bermuda - 09/12/04
RCI Voyager of the Seas - Eastern Canada - 05/30/04
Carnival Fascination - Western Caribbean - 05/10/04
RCI Radiance of the Seas (Rascals) - Western Caribbean - 11/30/03
RCI Brilliance of the Seas - New England/Canada - 10/22/02
Carnival Paradise (Inaugural)- Western Caribbean - 12/06/98
Celebrity Horizon- Alaska - 05/13/96
RCI Monarch of the Seas - Southern Caribbean - 12/31/95
Chandris (Celebrity) Romanza - Adriatic & Greek Islands - 08/17/85
I grew up in Baltimore and now I live in Germantown (Montgomery County). Where do you live?
RCI Sovereign of the Seas 12/27/96 Bahamas 3-night
RCI Nordic Empress 1/19/98 Southern Caribbean 4-night
RCI Viking Serenade 12/27/99 (Millennium Cruise) Mexican Riviera 7-night
RCI Adventure of the Seas 1/12/03 Southern Caribbean 7-night
RCI Serenade of the Seas 1/3/04 Southern Caribbean 7-night
RCI Navigator of the Seas 1/8/05 Western Caribbean 7-night
RCI Enchantment of the Seas 1/2/06 Western Caribbean 5-night
RCI Legend of the Seas 1/7/06 Western Caribbean 7-night
RCI Freedom of the Seas 1/7/07 Western Caribbean 7-night
RCI Legend of the Seas 1/6/08 Southern Caribbean 7-night
RCI Legend of the Seas 1/13/08 Southern Caribbean 7-night
RCI Voyager of the Seas 1/11/09 Western Caribbean 7-night
RCI Oasis of the Seas 1/2/10 Eastern Caribbean 7-night
Celebrity Solstice 1/10/10 Eastern Caribbean 7-night
Norwegian Epic 1/1/11 Eastern Caribbean 7-night
Carnival Dream 1/8/11 Western Caribbean 7-night
Celebrity Summit 5/8/11 Bermuda 7-night
Ruby Princess 1/8/12 Eastern Caribbean 7-night
HAL ms Nieuw Amsterdam 1/15/12 Western Caribbean 7-night
Carnival Splendor 11/25/12 Mexican Riviera 7-night
RCI Radiance of the Seas 6/28/13 Alaska Northbound 7-night
Celebrity Equinox 5/11/15 Western Mediterranean 10-night
HAL ms Zuiderdam 9/26/15 Eastern Mediterranean/Greek Isles 11-night
Yeah, it would be nice to have a Maryland thread, and maybe us Mary-cruisers could do something similar to our neighbors in VA.
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Inspiration 6/96, 12/01
Carnival Destiny 7/97, 11/00, 3/05
Rhapsody of the Seas 11/98
Norwegian Sea 7/00
Norwegian Star 6/02
Sovereign of the Seas 8/03
Serenade of the Seas 12/03
Carnival Triumph 8/04
Adventure of the Seas 11/04
Pride of Hawaii 7/07
Celebrity Solstice Inaugural 11/23/08
Celebrity Millennium 3/10
Norwegian Sky 11/10
Celebrity Summit 3/13
Serenade of the Seas 4/14
I would love to have a Maryland thread. I live in Salisbury on the Eastern Shore. I am retired and spend most of my free time volunteering at the Salisbury Zoo. I have cruised 20 times and am working on where the next one will be and when.
Now, wouldn't a MD thread be nice! I live in Gaithersburg and am leaving on the Mariner Aug. 15 to celebrate my 50th birthday w/ a girlfriend from Wisconsin (we actually met here 15 yrs ago) who just turned 50 as well! This will be my 6th cruise/3rd w/ RCCL. (I am hooked on the voyager-class ships!) Judy
Hello Marylanders: I looked at the VA board and only one or two posters were on this side of Virginia. I'm in Hyattsville right at the DC/Takoma border. I think a Maryland thread is a great idea. This will only be my first cruise with RC and I am looking forward to having a wonderful time. Bon Voyage, Atonal!
Carnival Pride -- June 2014*
Carnival Legend -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- March 2014*
Carnival Miracle -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- March 2013
Navigator OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- March 2012
Voyager OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- March 2011
Navigator OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- May 2010
Navigator OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- May 2009
Freedom OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- May 2008
Carnival Legend -- November 2007
Freedom OS -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- May 2007
Navigator -- TJ Fantastic Voyage -- May 2006
Miracle -- November 2005
Adventure of the Seas -- October 2004
Triumph -- November 2003
Fantasy -- July 2001
Imagination -- Nov 2000
Fantasy -- Nov 1999
Also from MD, Baltimore county and part time (not as often as I like) in OC. Born and raised in Western MD Allegany County. Love cruising love RCCL.
Did anyone see the SUN newspaper today about Carnival bumping passengers from the Baltimore sailing in Sept. I fell just awful for those poor people. I had no idea they overbooked in case of cancelations like the airlines do.
I saw the Sun article too. I'd read about the bumpings over the past several months on the Carnival board. Seems they're bumping the local passengers first. I guess that kind of makes sense because then there would be no airfare involved. Must be infuriating to have it happen though! I remember getting solicitations from Carnival when they first announced that the Miracle was going to be sailing out of Baltimore. Glad I didn't book it!!
Hi everyone. I'm from Southern Maryland, Piney Point. September 4th I'll be sailing for my fourth time with Royal Caribbean. I cruised out of Baltimore in June on the Grandeur and it sure was easy and stress free. It's nice to have our own thread for Marylanders.
I was wondering where all the Marylander cruisers are. I kept checking the VA cruiser thread for some of us "Northerners" but alas I was the only one. The VA group is certainly a friendly one and did welcome me. I am sure glad someone decided to start one. I absolutely am crazy about cruising. We were on the Radiance in January and then on the Voyager in June. Next year, we are booked on the Brilliance in January, the Grandeur in June and then the Radiance in October. Got lucky and got a balcon cabin that is all the way at the rear of the ship for the Grandeur cruise. I hear those cabins are really great.
So who knows maybe we will get enough of us to get ourselves a group cruise from MD.
Fiance and I live in Bethesda/Rockville, taking a 12 day Med cruise in October for our honeymoon. Will be my third cruise, fiance's 6th.
I never checked out the VA thread, I know around the DC area, VA and MD are rivals!
RCCL Freedom of the Seas - Caribbean - 11/16/08
NCL Sun - Caribbean - 12/17/06
RCCL Brilliance of the Seas - Mediterranean - 10/5/04 (my HONEYMOON!!)
Carnival Imagination- Caribbean - 5/03
RCCL Explorer of the Seas - Caribbean - 8/02
Hi! We live in North Potomac (also known as Gaithersburg ). We will be cruising on the Serenade to Alaska on 8/22. This will be our first RCCL cruise. We have cruised Celebrity in the past, but wanted to give RCCL a try. We are really looking forward to this cruise.
I went to the Lundberg school in Piney point many years ago and actually married a local girl from Valley Lee. We are in Virginia now near Dulles airport We get down that way pretty frequently and actually are going to a class reunion down there in a couple weeks. Small world. Hope all you Marylanders have a great response to your thread, I know the Virginia one has gone on since before our last cruise in March and I think is in the thousands even with the board change.
Take care and happy crusing to all