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  1. The reason for the "Prevailing rate" change is that they are now including beverage package and wi-fi. Still it is a $900 upchage at minimum to re book the cruise we had on the Summit out of San Juan in January of 2022 on any other ship to the Caribbean. Looks like we can get a Suite on HAL for about the same price and it also looks like any itinerary offered by anyone at this point is not as nice as the one we originally booked for Jan 2021 that then got moved to January 2022 and is now kaput.
  2. Just got the same letter regarding our Summit cruise scheduled for Jan 2022 from San Juan. Went to check on other options and the same cruise is still showing. I have no idea how to try to find an alternate if the one that is "cancelled" is still showing avilible.
  3. I see! If you reschedule you get a new final payment date. We have moved out a year 2 cruises so far, one on Carnival and one on Celebrity. Both moved them same ship, same cabin, just a year apart.
  4. I am not sure what your reschedule line in the poll means by having "The money ($5000) tied up with Carnival." Have you already paid them that much before final payment was due? If that is the case, I can't really fathom why anyone would pay before they had to, but I would cancel and get a refund at this point if you have already put out $5k. If you just have a deposit down, I would reschedule before final payment is due.
  5. Two possibilities: 1) Waiting to see how this flys. 2) Still working on a strategey that doesn't rely on rapid testing that doesn't exist.
  6. We have been to several of Emeril's Restaraunts and were on "Emeril Live" a few times. The menu looks like a combination of standard Emeril menu items that are featured at different venues in his "realm." The recipes are solid, but the question will be if the ingredients are as well and if the food is prepared fresh by cooks who are suficiently trained in the recipes or if it is pre-prepared factory food versions of the menu items. Not in a rush to get on the Mardi Gras, but I would certainly go to this venue and have some of my past favorites to see how they are executed.
  7. I am not afraid of Celebrity. I was just pointing out that you would have to go to another line somewhat different than Carnival. We have sailed on The Connie and have the cruise I mentioned booked on the Summit for January 2022.
  8. Afraid you will have to go with Celebrity for that type tinerary. We have a cruise for January 2022 on the Celebrity Summit from San Juan that goes to St. Martin, St Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia and Barbados. We had a similar cruise booked for Jan 2021, but we moved it as we are not sure it will actually happen.
  9. I wouldn't say it got me in "Trouble" but it certainly causes quite a few snarky comments from the DW! This was most notable on the return trip to the cabin after an evening of fun. She usually gets quite turned around on the ship so relys on my navigation to get us back to the cabin (Which is very odd since if driving her directional instincts are much better than mine.) I chose a route that would maximize the number of bars we passed and timed the pace such that stopping at each for another beverage would make total sense (to me.) The 2nd night she caught on and started the "W
  10. We were on the Paradise the end of Last May and loved it and had a great cruise. I was skeptical of the ship and only was willing to go because I really wanted to see Cuba. We were very pleasantly suprised at how much we liked the ship, layout and space-wise. Now it did help that we got an amazing deal on an upsell to a suite 3 days before sailing, but even if we hadn't it was a great cruise.
  11. We had an Aft Extended Balcony on the Legend in February and enjoyed it a great deal. The extra room on the balocny was great. Be advised that it is quite open so there will be a lot of sun. Wasn't an issue for us but might be for some.
  12. I guess it goes to show you how much ongoing maintainance really takes place by the crew in the normal course of events. It has only been 4 months sine she was sailing with happy passengers and not looking like this.
  13. 8:40 am. Already had croissants and coffee on the balcony now sitting at a table by the pool looking out the window and having a breakfast Burritto from Blue Iguana.
  14. My guess is mid to late August. They need to get through the mess of re-bookings and refunds for the cruises cancelled and shuffled from the ships they got rid of.
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