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  1. Forgive me if this topic has been discussed, but I think the new CDC directive deserves some attention. As of today, anyone entering the US needs a negative COVID test within the 3 days of entry. I just returned from Cabo, and my resort's plan is to offer in-room testing--PCR test with 2-3 day turn-around for $200 or the quick test for $35. If someone tests positive, they will need to quarantine for 14 days. This resort plans to dramatically reduce their daily rate for these folks. I wonder how this will further complicate the cruise industry. Everyone will need to be tested on-board and someh
  2. We lived in 1054 this time last year Barcelona to Dubai. Really no vibration issues at all. We were not even bothered with noise from La Veranda. (and yes, we have good hearing!) Despite the diagram in the brochure, the deck does wrap around. No question I would absolutely live in this suite again!
  3. I am told (via a friend who has a relative who is a crew member) that the Splendor will remain in San Diago for the time being until decisions about future cruises are made. Also all crew still on board, which tells me they are being pad.
  4. Even though I cancelled a couple of days ago, I’d like to contribute to the crew fund. How can I do that?
  5. Have a great and safe trip! Despite me cancelling this trip, I am planning a voyage for the late fall or winter.
  6. I spoke with a colleague of mine, who is an infectious disease specialist, on this issue. He told me just yesterday that there is no way he would get on a cruise ship now, not because he is worried about getting sick. His concern is the possibility of a 2 week quarantine on some military base.
  7. Wonderful review! We were also on this cruise, and our experience was very similar to yours. So many bucket list items checked off!
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