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About dthompsond1

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  • Location
    Carlisle England
  • Interests
    theatre, musicals
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Cruise and Maritime,Fred Olsen. Princess,P and O
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Norwegian Fjords

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  1. Norway's initial statement was the ports were closed for 2 weeks. We can only wait and see. My brother works in Norway but lives in Holland, he is now on one of the last flights out of the country before Norway closes its borders.
  2. My cruise to Norway is due to leave Newcastle on April 25th. Here's hoping it goes ahead.
  3. I have sailed on Columbus several times.I always have a single cabin on deck 6 midships, identical to the one in the video and yes you can have a double bed configuration. Also I can confirm there are tea/coffee making facilities in cabins. I will be on her again this Christmas and New Year.
  4. If you are on a 3 night cruise then the first and last night will probably be casual, so trousers and long sleeved shirt will be fine. Even on longer cruises on Smart casual nights, where they recommend a jacket with or without a tie, many people just wear a smart shirt.
  5. In Manage my Cruise, they will tell you when they are ready to download (including luggage labels). They say if you download them they will not send them through the post, however I downloaded tickets,for my last 3 cruises, 3 or 4 weeks before hand but still received them through the post about 2 weeks before cruise.
  6. Sorry, that your cruise was cancelled. I was on the cruise that was curtailed and, as an aside, we did not hit a sandbar but something under water while transiting the canal from Amsterdam. After a day at sea we returned to Ijmuiden at reduced speed due to possible propulsion damage (divers had already inspected the ship before given us the all clear to to sail for Norway). We were alongside at Ijmuiden from early Sunday morning until last Tuesday morning (having full use of the ships facilities) when we were transferred back to Tilbury by coach. The ship then went to Rotterdam for drydocking
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