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  1. You do not need a smart phone you can use an ipod also the kids used theirs for the messager on the disney cruise
  2. I personally think the reduction of paper is a good thing
  3. I gamble less then $100 a cruise and got the free offer 2 and other offers
  4. We booked a cruise a few days ago, called to add a cabana and alcohol package. We could book the cabana but not the drink package because they are being revamped
  5. We just booked, we had a free inside room offer, we had to put a $250 pp ( Canadian deposit down that will be a room credit later) and pay $350 ( refundable in taxes) we has a $250 pp future cruise credit from a cruise nothing to do with covid that was expiring so we used it. So really we are only going to be out the $250 cruise credit that was free anyhow if something happens
  6. We have done 2 HAL cruises with teens after 5 disney cruises, mine hated it we though the first time was just not a great staff, it was worst the second time. My 15 year old said she rather be in school then be on the ship
  7. Dear Valued Guest, Due to unpredictable circumstances evolving from the global spread of COVID-19, and in an abundance of caution, Holland America Line has made the difficult decision to voluntarily pause global operations of its 14 cruise ships for 30 days, starting March 14, 2020, impacting sailings scheduled to depart through April 14, 2020. As we’ve seen throughout the course of the past week, the global situation continues to get increasingly more challenging for cruise ships to operate in. As a company, we decided we must take a leadership position as a global citizen and do what we can to help stabilize the situation. For more information on Holland America Line’s voluntary 30-day pause, please visit our News page. We know that you were looking forward to your cruise and are very sorry to be bringing you this disappointing news. At the same time, we know that you support our strong commitment to the health and safety of our guests, our crew, and the communities that we visit. We are offering two forms of compensation for you to choose from: Option #1 — Please give us the chance to welcome you on board a future cruise. Defer your refund and receive a future cruise credit for 125% of the base cruise fare paid plus an onboard credit of US$250, which can be applied toward any future cruise through December 31, 2021. Non-cruise fare purchases through Holland America Line will be refunded via the method of payment used to purchase the services. The terms and conditions of the Future Cruise Credit appear below. Option #2 — If you do not choose the 125% future cruise credit plus US$250 onboard credit, a 100% refund of all monies paid will be reimbursed to the original form of payment. This includes Holland America Line’s Flight Ease air, Cancellation Protection Plan, Holland America Line pre- or post-cruise hotel packages or transfers, prepaid shore excursions and amenities purchased through Holland America Line, and taxes, fees, and port expenses back to the original form of payment. To inform us of your compensation preference, please visit https://book2.hollandamerica.com/cp/between March 15 and April 1, 2020. Guests who do not select an option prior to April 1, 2020 will be automatically refunded. If any portion of your travel was not booked through Holland America Line, other booking and cancellation conditions and policies may apply. Please consult with your Travel Advisor or Tour Operator for more information. We recognize this cancellation may cause you to incur other unexpected expenses, such as air change fees. Reimbursement of reasonable non-refundable expenses will be considered on a case-by-case basis. A Change Fee Reimbursement Form is available at http://*****/HAL_CHGFEE; please complete this form and submit it, along with any relevant receipts and documentation, for review by our corporate office. If you purchased a Cancellation Protection Plan or independent vacation travel insurance, please submit your claim through your carrier before submitting a reimbursement request. Should you have any questions, please contact us at the appropriate office: Seattle Office (USD/CAD currency): Contact us at 1-800-577-1729 or 206-626-7385. We are available Monday – Friday,7:00am – 5:00pm PT.
  8. We talked to our travel insurance company this morning and the problem is the wording, he said. Cruise ships are not a destination they are a mode of transportation that might be their loophoop, we were told our trip cancelation insurance will not cover us unless we are sick before we leave.
  9. Before it used to say 15 alcoholic beverages a day naw it say 15 beverages again
  10. We have had the quench packages afew times now, we find it good value, we also had the sbp, and agree we did not get value out of it
  11. Coffee menu http://www.rogerjett-photography.com/here/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Explorations-Cafe-Menu.pdf
  12. This is available in my check in stuff under beverages when i login to my up coming trip
  13. Yup the last time you posted it, still no clue who it is
  14. The only cruise we have had to carry our carry ons around until one, are the disney cruises, never HAL
  15. We had this last year, we were able to change, we were traveling with another family and wanted to dine together, we just went to the front desk and they changed it.
  16. Once you are in the gift section click on anything with drinks like a wine package. Then atthe top click beverages it will take you to all of them
  17. Only those booking a cabana in the retreat have access to it
  18. Amenities in the spa staterooms include organic cotton bathrobes and slippers, a Burmese teak mat for bath and shower, and an invigorating showerhead, as well as a loofah mitt and aroma therapy bath salts. In addition to standard stateroom furnishings, spa staterooms also include an iPod docking station, yoga mat, pedometer for use aboard ship, fitness DVD, no-host mini-bar stocked with specialty waters, a cut-fruit tray at embarkation and a spa concierge to book treatments. Nightly turn-down pillow gifts also reflect a natural theme and include organic chocolate truffles, orchids and a line of chocolates called Elements, herbal-infused chocolates blending delicious Belgian chocolate with specialty herbs known for their calming and relaxing benefits. Guests booking any of the spa staterooms may order exclusive packages in advance or during the cruise for Greenhouse Spa and Salon services. An in-room dining breakfast card features a selection of Greenhouse Spa breakfast items including fresh-squeezed orange or grapefruit juice, fresh carrot juice, plate of fresh fruit, bran muffins, a combination of fresh fruit, yogurt and Kashi granola, a selection of eggbeater or egg white omelets, turkey bacon, chicken apple sausage or an organic soy meatless patty.
  19. Darn punctuation 😂🤣 I promise i have never eaten a tide pod either
  20. Thanks. Other then the wine and housecoat and tea in room we had already planned on ordering laundry bottles of alcohol and the pinnacle grill
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