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Cinder Again

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    Cool Cruiser

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  • Location
    Murrells Inlet, S.C.
  • Interests
    travel, of course!
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    HAL, Regent
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call

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  1. In the summer in Alaska, it’s a lot of three generation groups. Remember it’s light from about 4:00 a.m. to midnight, and the ships have relatively short distances to travel between most ports, there are lots of off ship activities too! It WILL have less shipboard activity, but I doubt you’ll miss it much, there’s so much to do. I’ve sailed both Princess and HAL and prefer the smaller line, and often bigger cabin. Both have their own beautiful hotels and rail cars if you go to Denali
  2. After having credit cards compromised on two cruises, I now use a separate credit card that I almost never use, so even if it happens, it’s less work for me, canceling automatic bill pays, etc. It’s a good idea to see if your bank has that foreign currency debit card option! Last night I binge watched a few episodes of a Netflix documentary called Scam City. This guy looked at various cities, searching for pickpockets, scam artists, short changing, taxi scams, etc. Lots of short changing with foreign currencies, it will pay to have small bills, and count your change carefully! I watched Rome, Morocco, and Barcelona, all places I’m visiting this Fall, so you can check the episodes and watch the ones that apply to your travels. It was disheartening that even a legitimate looking money exchange station shortchanged him...
  3. Laundry is my favorite perk, and I still overpack!🤣
  4. Thank you! It worked! (I think 🤣)
  5. I recently got to 5* status, but can’t remember how to add stars to my moniker on CC. Anyone know? TIA!
  6. Yes, I did, and picked flights that worked best for me.
  7. I say feel free, hang a door sign, it’s your cruise! I do put a cruise critic door sign on my door, and several friends do as well. It makes it easy for us to find each other’s cabins! I don’t think magnets work, I just laminated our signs, (we re-use, re-pack for the next trip) and we stick them to the door with painters tape so they aren’t messy to get off again. No one has ever told us not to, and it’s tons easier to locate each other’s cabins! Have fun! Kathi
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