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#1
Central ct.
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Just got off the Explorer and had a great cruise. I'll be more than glad to answer any questions. A short synopsis will follow within a couple of days.
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#2
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Joined Jan 2012
Originally posted by smeck
Just got off the Explorer and had a great cruise. I'll be more than glad to answer any questions. A short synopsis will follow within a couple of days.
Welcome back...one of my favorite ships.
#3
Central ct.
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Joined Jan 2006
Please pardon my spelling mistake should be off not of! My bad spelling combined with typing on a IPad is not a good combination.
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#5
Philadelphia area
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Joined Jun 2009
Originally posted by tommyboy14
We're going on Explorer in June.... Please tell about your cruise.... Thanks
Did the EOS twice.

Best cruises ever.

There is a review with pix in my sig.
#6
Wall, NJ
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Joined May 2006
Originally posted by smeck
Just got off the Explorer and had a great cruise. I'll be more than glad to answer any questions. A short synopsis will follow within a couple of days.

Which category stateroom did you stay in?? And location for that matter.
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#7
Central ct.
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Originally posted by B-52
Which category stateroom did you stay in?? And location for that matter.
We were in a E1 Balcony deck 8 midship 8626 great location nice cabin but very small
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#8
Where the Sound meets the Sea CT
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Joined Dec 2009
can not wait to read more, we leave in less than 14 days...anything new to the ship, how was the food in the mdr? any smell?
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#9
New Jersey
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Joined Apr 2008
Originally posted by macfin
can not wait to read more, we leave in less than 14 days...anything new to the ship, how was the food in the mdr? any smell?
We also were on this cruise (April 26-May 5, 9 night Bermuda and Caribbean). The ship is in great shape, very clean, no smell anywhere. The food was very good. Service was excellent, very friendly.
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#10
Ohio
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Joined Mar 2010
Originally posted by tommyboy14
We're going on Explorer in June.... Please tell about your cruise.... Thanks
We were on Explorer last November. I have a review link in my siggy...lots of pictures in a day by day format.

We're looking to book her again 11/13.
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#11
Burlington, Ontario
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Joined Dec 2005
We loved the Explorer! Just booked again for 2014.
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#12
Wall, NJ
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Joined May 2006
Originally posted by smeck
Just got off the Explorer and had a great cruise. I'll be more than glad to answer any questions. A short synopsis will follow within a couple of days.

Better question, was there ANYTHING that you did not agree or care for??
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#14
Rhode Island
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Smeck,
Did you drive down? If so, did you leave that morning or the day before? Thanks.
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#15
Central ct.
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Originally posted by bsbcgirl
Smeck,
Did you drive down? If so, did you leave that morning or the day before? Thanks.
Drove down the morning of the cruise. Left around 9am arrived just after 11. We live in central CT.
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#16
Rhode Island
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Joined Jan 2005
Smeck,

We're leaving the morning of the cruise (a Thursday) from my daughter's house in West Hartford. We have never driven to Cape Liberty before. We are planning on leaving around 8:00 am. Does this sound good? Is West Hartford considered central CT? I was expecting about a 3 hour drive with traffic.
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#17
Central ct.
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Joined Jan 2006
I live in Bristol leaving at 8am should get you to the port in plenty of time. I would suggest leaving around 9am to avoid the NYC rush hour traffic. That worked perfectly for us. You can't get on the ship until 1130 the earliest anyway.
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#18
Rhode Island
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Joined Jan 2005
Thank you, Smeck.
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#19
east coast
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Joined Aug 2009
Originally posted by smeck
Just got off the Explorer and had a great cruise. I'll be more than glad to answer any questions. A short synopsis will follow within a couple of days.
Hello,

Hubby and I will be on the Explorer in late June. I noticed from another thread, the poster who had just left the Enchantment, stated the MDR was open on embarkation day for lunch. Was this true on the Explorer also?? Just wondering if they have started this for other ships.

Thanks and hope you had a great cruise
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#20
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Joined Jan 2005
Juat off the Explorer yesterday and the main dining room was not open for lunch upon boarding.
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