~Can anyone say anything about the oil spill and August cruise to the bahamas?

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~Can anyone say anything about the oil spill and August cruise to the bahamas?

I have a cruise paid and ready for Aug. 12 leaving from SC and going to GT/HMC/ and nassau........

How is this going to effect this enviroment!!! Scared for all the sea creatures
Is this going to effect the cruise or beaches there???
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#3
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No one can predict the future of this issue. No one knows. A hurricane could come in, the well could be capped, something else cold go wrong.

The only thing we know is what we know everyday and how it effects its surroundings everyday.

Anything else is just speculation and until Carnival says otherwise it is business as usual.
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That is right -anything can happen. Biggest concern is the northern gulf coast at the moment but who knows what the weather will bring which could change everything. I have a cruise booked in September and I am not concerned. IMO, I really don't think you have anything to worry about.
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only time will tell. live in the tampa bay area. hasn't come ashore here. what the real concern is if this oil gets in the loop current, then it could travel around the southern tip of the state and up the west coast. alot depends on BP"s productivity and our upcoming hurricane season. we can only hope for the best. wanting to book another cruise myself.
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There are a lot of threads here on this....also a lot of info online

really how would anyone here "know"
anything for sure??
and

while vacations are important to each of us, this oil spill is so massive and horrible and the devastation is terrifying
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Originally posted by Aknot
No one can predict the future of this issue. No one knows. A hurricane could come in, the well could be capped, something else cold go wrong.

The only thing we know is what we know everyday and how it effects its surroundings everyday.

Anything else is just speculation and until Carnival says otherwise it is business as usual.

You are so right..... I guess I like to get comfort from speculations.....


Thank you

irb33785That is right -anything can happen. Biggest concern is the northern gulf coast at the moment but who knows what the weather will bring which could change everything. I have a cruise booked in September and I am not concerned. IMO, I really don't think you have anything to worry about.

I like this one......
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Originally posted by sharecruises
There are a lot of threads here on this....also a lot of info online

really how would anyone here "know"
anything for sure??
and

while vacations are important to each of us, this oil spill is so massive and horrible and the devastation is terrifying

I am so scared for what is to come of our oceans........ The life that will be lost out there~!!!!!!!!
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#9
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Originally posted by mom2351man



You are so right..... I guess I like to get comfort from speculations.....


Thank you
Fair enough... I will speculate we will know more everyday but no sooner....

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#10
Right Near the Beach
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Originally posted by mom2351man
I am so scared for what is to come of our oceans........ The life that will be lost out there~!!!!!!!!

you are not alone. there is alot of wildlife that has already been lost.
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What is the current thing being done for the wild life/ocean out there?

I really think this is so scary people...... I mean really. We have the knowledge why is it this is so slow...... So many lives are changing for unemployment/now our wildlife/family busnesses for the fisherman

I am so sad for this all
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Originally posted by elcuchio24
Abandon all hope, ye who cruise the caribbean......

Why do you say????????
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#14
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Yeah, I am going Aug 20th out of NOLA and I hope nothing changes cause I don't want to change air flights. My travel agent said they would get any information and relay it back as soon as he gets it; so I guess I am "standing by" but still packing cause I am thinking Positive!!!!! Take care everyone and hope our vacations won't be harmed
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Originally posted by mom2351man
Why do you say????????
Cause it is speculation...
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Originally posted by Aknot
Cause it is speculation...
lol.............. ok
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Originally posted by mom2351man
~Can anyone say anything about the oil spill and August cruise to the bahamas?
I can say with certainty that:

(1) We DO have an oil spill.
(2) You DO have an August cruise booked to the Bahamas.
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Originally posted by okwriter
I can say with certainty that:

(1) We DO have an oil spill.
(2) You DO have an August cruise booked to the Bahamas.

You got that right...........
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WELL we are scheduled to sail out of new-orleans in August,it will be interesting to see how things go,just ticks me off,that bp didnt do enough forthought,into building a preventer that works,reminds me of the movie ON DEADLY GROUND,grrr
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Originally posted by bubbadog
WELL we are scheduled to sail out of new-orleans in August,it will be interesting to see how things go,just ticks me off,that bp didnt do enough forthought,into building a preventer that works,reminds me of the movie ON DEADLY GROUND,grrr

I know................. Hopefully your trip like ours will be smooth sailing.....

Sad though..
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