Panama Canal port experiences
You said you did it on a jet ski. How far would it have been from the pier if you had taken a taxi do you know?
Brilliance of the Seas (Key West-Cozumel 04/2017)
Navigator of the Seas (Southern Caribbean 01/2018)
Oasis of the Seas (Eastern Caribbean 10/2016)
Enchantment of the Seas (Bahamas 5/2016) - Diamond
Navigator of the Seas (Western Caribbean 12/2015)
Jewel of the Seas (Southern Caribbean 3/2015)
Liberty of the Seas (Western Caribbean 11/2014)
Jewel of the Seas (Western Caribbean 2/2012)
Monarch of the Seas (Bahamas 1/2012)
Radiance of the Seas (Panama Canal 9/2010)
Crown Princess (Eastern Caribbean 4/2009)
Grandeur of the Seas (Western Caribbean 12/2008)
Jewel of the Seas (Eastern Caribbean 2/2008) Wedding/Honeymoon
Sovereign of the Seas (Bahamas 9/2007)
Carnival Imagination (Western Caribbean 5/2004)
As far as dollars vs. pesos, sometimes it was good to use pesos, and sometimes it was good to use dollars. The exchange rate is around 12-13 to 1 so you kind of lose on a large purchase when you pay with dollars since the exchange is usually done 10 to 1 because it is easier that way. But, in Cabo you are better off just using dollars as it seems to be the preferred currency there. I would not use a credit card in Mexico as there is too much chance of fraud. Receipts generally include your entire credit card number and expiration date so it's pretty easy for someone to get access to your account number. Also, most credit card companies charge a 2-3% fee for foreign currency conversion on purchases outside of the US.
58 cruises on 13 lines....RCL (4), Sun (1), Costa (1), NCL(4), Epirotiki (1), Princess (10), Regency(1),HAL(4), Cunard(1), Celebrity(23), KD(1), Grand Circle(3) MSC (2)
532 days at sea......