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  1. Allure two weeks ago. One was delivered. Others delayed. Mentioned to room steward and he had them in a few minutes so they were likely sitting close. It just depends on how quickly you want them I guess and if there are delays in getting them distributed once on your deck.
  2. Make sure you have your docs and IDs easily accessible as you’ll have to show them to get past the security at the port gate.
  3. You can always run to the buffet from wherever you are seated. If you are seated in a buffet area, you won’t get menus.
  4. The upstairs one is the nicest one ... not that the one on the lower floor is terrible.
  5. Onboard price will probably be higher than what you see in your planner pre-cruise. When I’ve looked into this in the past, that’s eaten up much of the discount anyway.
  6. In my past experiences, the place tends to get busier for breakfast as the week progresses as more people "discover" it. There is generally a line when they open up. From past experience (though they may vary), it is unwise to seat yourself as they are getting set up ... they check people in at the podium and will ignore those who try to skirt the line.
  7. We were told that they know where you are eating when you have reservations and tips will get distributed accordingly. Of course, I’m sure there are 100 different responses for that one.
  8. Last cruise with a flight that late we went on an Everglades tour from the ship. It was better than sitting in FLL. They kept luggage under the bus. I’ve had some luck checking bags at FLL early using curbside checkin and tipping.
  9. Some amount of the money paid goes to the service staff. Stories vary about how much. There is no further required gratuity though many add extra for good service.
  10. Allure cruise for next month is at $45 ... lowest it has been was $42.
  11. I don’t think anyone really knows what debarkation will be like off of Allure in Miami.
  12. I proposed at the Starbucks on Harmony because our first date was at a Starbucks. Given its location there was a little bit of a crowd so we got some pictures of the real event and a few posed ones afterwards. We had a fancy dinner at Wonderland later that evening.
  13. Though surf will be slowerin most cases.
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