Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

About notjaded

  • Rank
    Cool Cruiser

About Me

  • Location
    Paradise, USA

Recent Profile Visitors

751 profile views
  1. Hi Linda, Congrats on "finally" getting a refund! I would suggest having them present you or TA with their accounting to prove that they really overpaid you. Otherwise, their accounting error may be in trying to re-charge you. Re your 7/21 cruise: Hope it happens for you, but most importantly, hope it happens safely. For me, I cannot imagine a scenario in which I would feel comfort cruising until vaccinations are omnipresent and effective, therapeutics reach a high level of viral suppression, and I know that if I were to be infected mid-cruise, that I would be able to d
  2. FYI, Crystal has a brand-new 200 passenger expedition ship that will be used for Antarctica in the 2021 season. There will be helicopters and submarines. It will approach from either Christchurch or Hobart, and visit the Ross side of Antarctica. This would mean much less time on an airplane for us, so this option is under consideration.
  3. Appears that Seabourn has made good on our refund request, both those subjected to CC dispute and those not (FCDs): 09/27/19 Deposit on Cruise $9,640.00 02/24/20 Deposit on Cruise $3,000.00 02/24/20 Deposit on Cruise $3,000.00 03/20/20 Email to TA requesting cancellation 03/21/20 TA said cx today 03/26/20 TA said refunds take 60 days from cx date
  4. Such data is hard to come by. For example, after initiating my credit card dispute, the dispute amount was subtracted from my outstanding balance. That will remain until Seabourn either contests or relents. I won't really know the final outcome of that process for some time, and it will come in the form of a letter from my card company. So, is my refund due to the dispute (what is the date of that?) or from Seabourn (date as well). To really hash this out would take more cells on your spreadsheet, which I am not necessarily suggesting. The refund of your airline and FCDs
  5. We had a wonderful stay at the Danieli. See Venice before the rising sea level makes that impossible.
  6. Rome: Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria. On one of the hills just outside the center city, a quick taxi ride to anything. La Pergola is a 3-star Michelin. If you go and can afford it, stay in the area of the hotel with the private lounge. Amsterdam: Really a long time since I was there, but we enjoyed the Hilton, adjacent to a park. It has a nice top floor lounge. Can't say how it is now.
  7. Wonderful aspirational letter you wrote on SB's behalf. You are quite right about timely and accurate communication with customers. That is what allowed me to stay in business for nearly 40 years. What happened with SB and you before you wrote your letter?
  8. Not Paulchili, but I am familiar with Seabourn FCC. When they expire after four years, one gets a full refund. That is, if Seabourn is not bankrupt.
  9. Linda, United has waived mileage ticket change fees, at least through December. FYI, I've sent you a couple of emails that were bounced back as undeliverable.
  10. Post of the Day! On another matter, based upon some of the recent posts, last night I sent an email to Seabourn, requesting a status update. I just received from them a detailed listing of my deposit charges (along with amounts per cc) and a personalized response saying that I should receive my refund in 10-14 days. Not sure that this level of detail is because I submitted a CC dispute, but it was nice to see that someone actually looked into my account. 🙂
  11. Thanks for sharing that good news!!
  12. Sorry to confuse you. I'm afraid that has happened on multiple occasions.
  13. Did your friend’s refund come from Seabourn. A credit card dispute, or TA?
  14. It would have been much more fun to have met you on this cruise, rather than on this thread.
  • Create New...