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  1. Back to back on the Sunrise out of NYC in Sept 19. The first week was a cruise to nowhere - well, Charleston - as we couldn't make it to Bermuda due to a hurricane. The second went to Halifax, St John and New England. Two very different experiences, but we loved every minute. We had a very generous 100% FCC for week one, which we spent on a European cruise from Venice for this September. Sadly this has been cancelled, and we've now booked another Europe cruise on the Legend from Rome to Athens in October 2021.
  2. Just had the email cancelling our September cruise on the Legend from Venice to Barcelona, which is over 5 months away. All our flights and hotels were booked independently and are non-refundable, and I bet our travel insurance has small print referring to pandemics (but I haven't checked yet). Ah well - what the world is going through makes this a very minor inconvenience. Stay safe everyone!!!!
  3. After many cruises - mainly with Carnival but also RCCL - we finally got to experience Cunard on the QV last month. It was just a short cruise from Southampton to Hamburg, but it was a nice taster. The ship was beautiful and the cruise did not disappoint in any way. It was nice to be on a ship that wasn't dominated by the casino. The ship has an elegance and atmosphere that is totally different to Carnival and RCCL. The food was excellent but I would not say it was on a different level to Carnival and RCCL. Drinks prices were in line with those cruise lines. The service wa
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