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  1. Thank you. I think we'll be safe with 10AM tickets.
  2. This will be our second visit to Athens. Could someone from an earlier tour tell me what time the shuttle into the city arrives at the earliest? Where does the shuttle drop you off. My husband would like to revisit the Acropolis Museum and I'd like to have the tickets reserved ahead of time. We need to select a time for booking. Also, does the included tour stop anywhere along the way or is it strictly a bus tour until you get to the Archeological Museum? Thank you.
  3. You would have better luck getting others to join you if you posted this on the Roll Call. We've had great luck getting others to join us on private tours this way.
  4. Unfortunately, Viking keeps booking us on Rouge. We've paid Air Plus but since our flight is in September, we can't even get seats together on the Newark to Athens potion unless we take center seats. We're not happy campers right now but all will be well once we board the Star!
  5. We did San Juan to Barcelona a few years ago with Viking and in December 2020 we are doing Lisbon to Miami. We LOVED it! There were lectures, movies, trivia and other activities. We enjoy reading and using the spa. We met some wonderful people and they made the cruise terrific. We plan to bring a few more games with us this time....dominoes, bananagrams, and cards. Other than that, maybe an extra swim suit so I'll have a dry one to use the following day!
  6. Finally bit the bullet today and paid the $50 each to change to a United flight that arrives one hour later. I wish that Viking would listen to the passengers who have had previous difficulties with Air Canada on Viking cruises. Oh, well. At least we'll be on a decent plane.
  7. We will be sailing on Sept. 19 on Empires of the Mediterranean from Athens to Venice. Just got our flight info and we are booked on Air Canada. Our last cruise sent us home from Amsterdam on Air Canada and it was the worst flight we've ever had. Before I call and pay to change this flight, I thought I'd check to see if anyone on one of the earlier cruises had this flight. Maybe a newer plane?? Maybe a nicer cabin crew?? Thanks for any input.
  8. We've been following the first tour of the season that departed from Venice. In September we'll be heading from Athens to Venice. We'd love to hear about any excursions that you enjoyed on this cruise. Since we are in the lowest level cabin, we'll be the last to book excursions so we're interested in any private tours that you took since we'll probably be blocked from many of the extra excursions. Thanks for any tips you can share.
  9. I know that there is a website that lists the names of ships that will be in a specific port on a specific day. Could someone kindly give me the address? Thanks.
  10. We always have them remove the coffee maker and that gives us another handy shelf. I love the coffee at the bar in the living room!
  11. Travelingman, what company did you use for the visit to Corinth? We've spent time in Athens and are looking for something different to do.
  12. We are taking this cruise in September. I'm very interested in which included tours you took and whether you scheduled any private tours while on the cruise. Looking forward to your review.
  13. We're taking this cruise in September 2019. Has anyone used a private company for the tour to Krka National Park? We will be last to book and I'm concerned that there won't be any slots left on the Viking excursion.
  14. KyOh

    Drink packages

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  15. There is music every evening in Torshavn. I wouldn't say it was conducive to ballroom dancing. The groups we have heard are more contemporary.
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