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#1
between cruises
5,467 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Yes everyone.... we are now on our cruise and I have successfully connected to the wireless network here on the Pride using my laptop.

We are having a wonderful time and will be at sea yet another day. If you have any questions, I will try to log back in tomorrow or the next day. Ask away!!!

Bon Voyage!!

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Carnival Pride Cruise
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#3
2,309 Posts
Joined Aug 2002
was there a place nearby (before boarding) to buy soda's and bottled water?
have a great cruise and report back VERY often. i go on 5/9.
thanx,

kerry dee ambler
#4
18 Posts
Joined Dec 2003
Hi there!

I'm sailing on the Pride for Halloween in an aft balcony cabin (6260). Can you describe for me what you can see of the aft cabins? How private are the balconies? If you have wandered to that end of the ship, what is the noice/vibration like while you are under way? Any other observations?

Also, what are the internet charges using your wireless connection?

Thanks, in advance, for the info!
Bobbi
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Carn Jubilee 6/94
NCL Norway 1/01
HAL Volendam 1/04
NCL Pride of Aloha 6/04
Carn Pride 10/04
#5
1,890 Posts
Joined Aug 2002
Hi Mojavemommy,

How's the weather treating you guys?

Could you check the library and see if the Pride Cruise Critic logbook is safe and sound. It is a spiral notebook, bright blue with a big red heart on it. If you find it, make sure you sign it, okay?

I have a friend on the ship right now. His name is Scott and his wife is Melissa. If you see a corvette shirt, ask him if his name is Scott.

Have a great cruise!!!!

Vette

NCL Norway
Carnival Holiday
NCL Sun
NCL Sea
NCL Wind
Carnival Celebration
RCI Splendour of the Seas
Carnival Pride 1/04
Caribbean Princess 2/05
#6
California... back and forth between Guerneville & Monterey
143 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
Hope your enjoying the cruise! have fun!

Carnival Pride 1/9/2005
&nbsp;days until I help my buddy celebrate the big 5-0!

#7
California... back and forth between Guerneville & Monterey
143 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
I've got a few questions, but can wait til you get back. Just have a great time!

Carnival Pride 1/9/2005
&nbsp;days until I help my buddy celebrate the big 5-0!

#8
Orlando
665 Posts
Joined Oct 2002
How much is the internet connection for your laptop. I will be bringing mine! I go in 12 days! enjoy!

Ruthie

Tropicale 09/98
Carnival Pride 10/02
Carnival Glory 07/14/03
Navigator 09/06/03
Carnival Pride 05/02/04
Until 15th Wedding Anniversary aboard the Pride

Mariner 10/31/04

Mariner of the Seas 10/31/04- All Hallows Eve
#9
79 Posts
Joined Apr 2004
Hope you are having a wonderful time! We are going on the Pride in May. How is the food and service and have you tried David's yet?

We were trying to decide between a regular balcony cat 8 or a mini-suite 11, have you seen any of these to compare?
#10
Penn Valley, CA
903 Posts
Joined Jan 2000
Hey Bobbi,
We will be on the same cruise at Halloween. We are midship, cabin# 6195! Are you "dressing" for Halloween. We intend too! I'm not counting the days yet...but soon..very soon!

Cruising with Family and Friends !
Sitmar Fairsky 10-81
Tropical 5-84
Tropical 4-85
RCCL Majesty of the Seas 6-96
Holiday 5-98
Elation 2-99
Viking Serenade...4-00
Holiday 1-1-01
Carnival Spirit Inaguaral..April 29, 2001
Carnival Pride 10/31/2004
#11
18 Posts
Joined Dec 2003
Hey Binkey!

How exciting! A cc'er on the same deck! I have posted this cruise on the Roll Call board but have not gotten any responses yet. Yes, we are also planning on dressing. We've got quite a group going from my agency so I'm really looking forward to a geat deal of FUN!!

[email protected]

Bobbi

Carn Jubilee 6/94
NCL Norway 1/01
HAL Volendam 1/04
NCL Pride of Aloha 6/04
Carn Pride 10/04
#12
Culver City, California
137 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
Hope you are having a GREAT time. Report anything and everything you like.

Happy Cruizin'
Linda

Ecstasy 4/02

Paradise Inlaws 50th wedding anniversary


Pride Daughter's Sweet 16


#13
between cruises
5,467 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
Yes, they had water available for purchse. They even had churros.

I have noticed more vibration towards the aft section of the ship.

Internet charges for wireless are:
Plan 1 - 250 minutes for $100 (.40 min)
Plan 2 - 100 minutes for $$55 (.55 min)
Plan 3 - 33 min for $25.00 (.75 min)

I had little difficulty hooking up wireless. Service is only available in the immediate area of the internet cafe.

Have not found the log yet, but will keep looking for it.

Any more questions????

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#14
California... back and forth between Guerneville & Monterey
143 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
This is very nice of you to report back while on vacation. How is the Sea? alot of movement or more of a slow rocking?

Thank you!

Carnival Pride 1/9/2005
&nbsp;'til I surprise my buddy and help him celebrate the big 5-0!!!!!

#15
Penn Valley, CA
903 Posts
Joined Jan 2000
Hey Bobbi!

We are officially on the Roll Call for the Pride...sailing October 31, 2004. We booked this cruise in December 2003. But I was holding off posting until it was a little closer to our sailing date. Having taken this particular cruise numerous times, I'm not excited for the ports...I'm excited to meet all the new friends! Count down will soon begin........

Cruising with Family and Friends !
Sitmar Fairsky 10-81
Tropical 5-84
Tropical 4-85
RCCL Majesty of the Seas 6-96
Holiday 5-98
Elation 2-99
Viking Serenade...4-00
Holiday 1-1-01
Carnival Spirit Inaguaral..April 29, 2001
Carnival Pride 10/31/2004
#16
between cruises
5,467 Posts
Joined Oct 2003
The first couple of days out we had some rough seas, but not really bad. It was also somewhat cloudy. Yesterday was much calmer. I will state again that the aft section of the ship has more vibration, in the dining room (deck 2)as well as in Mermaids(deck 9).

I did get the log book, but had to ask the librarian for it as it is locked up in their desk. It is not visible on the shelves. He knew what I was talking about. The book is locked up in the desk that is to your immediate right when you enter the library from the area of the Via Veneto (or the chapel too). It is in the middle to drawer (locked).

Any more questions before I go into Puerto Vallara?????

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#17
Azusa, CA
1,098 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
Thanks for the live updates mojavemommy. I have 39 days until my cruise on the Pride. I'm glad to hear that the log book is locked up. This will save time searching. How bad is the vibration or is it just noticeable rather than being "bad"? We have aft 4227 on our cruise. Enjoy and keep up the reports, pleas!

Kathy



05/30/04 Carnival Pride cruise & the wraparound balcony


06/28/04 Ecstasy-
Mom's 80th birthday surprise!!

Ecstasy 09/13/02
Ecstasy 05/26/03

#18
7,927 Posts
Joined Nov 2002
Bobbi0126 - we were in cabin 6258 right next door to 6260 on the Pride. Didn't get to see 6260 but I can tell you that the vibration was not bad back there. Sometimes we felt a slight one that never bothered us. One night in the dining room it was bad though so I think it's worse on lower decks. As for noise, didn't notice any. I didn't notice any engine noise and there will be very little people noise since that is at the back of the ship and the only traffic will be the people in cabins back there.

Heidi

Pride 03/03
Holiday 03/87
Festivale 07/85
#19
DYSART IOWA
62 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
Mohave, We are sailing on the Pride when you get off Sunday, got a couple questions if you dont mind, Davids, dress code for men, hows the food,worth it? And were the reservations hard to get for Davids. Hope you're having fun,and weather stays great. Any other advice would be very much appreciated..

Also, how was embarktation, how long


TILL THE PRIDE 04-25-04 PARTY CRUISE


ECSTASY 1998
#20
6,051 Posts
Joined Nov 2001
Thanks for taking the time from your cruise to check in. One question: How far have you been able to go from the Internet Cafe and still catch a wireless signal? Have they installed any other hot spots on the ship yet?

Happy Cruising

Chris

www.LifeIsCruising.com

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