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Tangoqueen

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    Lancashire
  • Interests
    dancing walking
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Cunard
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Dubrovnik

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  1. Many people suffered sea sickness who stated that they have done many cruises without being ill but on this occasion suffered. We were ok but always take our own sickness tablets with us anyway but many didn’t. There was a note in the daily magazine to say tablets were available at the pursers desk and this was the same medication as the medical centre provided. When we went to the desk for something different there were loads of boxes of tablets and the guy joked he could put any price on them as they were in such demand. I don’t know the price for sure but think someone said $20 per box. They had sold out by the end of the first sea day and I knew of people who couldn’t get any. They had restocked for the return journey but limited tablet to 3 per person I think.
  2. Si, a few gripes we heard included lack of updates re delay departing Lanzarote and subsequently missing Lisbon. Shortage of sea sickness tablets. Poor quality lectures during the day. Variety of evening entertainment in the theatre (not helped possibly by inability to bring new acts on at Lisbon). I think with the added sea day and unfortunate sea conditions (although it is November so have to be prepared) guests were getting a bit fed up and I did hear several saying they wouldn’t do that cruise again at that time of year. Needless to say we are going to book again for next year any day now.
  3. Returned home from QV on the 16/11 and no questionnaires onboard and as yet no questionnaire emailed. We would usually get the email within a day of getting home. I spoke to Cunard rep today and was told it’s done from the ship not Southampton office. Didn’t sound quite right to me but I didn’t question it any further.
  4. There were quite a lot of unhappy people on the latest Canaries cruise so perhaps they don’t want negative reviews.
  5. We didn’t get menus either this time but have previously often seen them thrown into bins in the toilets.
  6. We disembarked QV on 16/11 and did not receive the usual report from the Bridge summarising where we’ve been, route followed, weather etc. Have Cunard stopped doing this now? I was also disappointed not to receive an email questionnaire this time too. I always completed the questionnaires onboard previously and completed the emailed ones once we arrived home. It’s a shame that feedback wasn’t easily available.
  7. I’m interested in this too as we are sailing in a few weeks. It’s not Dan and Alyona or Yevgen..........
  8. I ended up buying the Sealy Cunarder bed after we returned from our last Cunard cruise in November and have been pleased. It’s a comfortable bed and good value.
  9. In February we gave up trying to get loungers on sea days until after about 2pm when it was less crowded.
  10. Not sure when you are sailing but I would have thought so long as the dance pros were onboard then there would be lessons. I know there has been some changes of personnel recently but am sure that one of the regulars will be back on QM soon. I agree that I don’t think the dance hosts would be able to give private lessons.
  11. We were on that cruise too and the guy in the future sales office mentioned the John Lewis loyalty or credit card discount to us too. We didn’t end up booking onboard but a week after we got home we got the Welcome Home email and got additional obc offer if booking another cruise before end of January so have now booked for Canaries next November.
  12. A little bird told me that there may be changes with cost of internet in the new year.......watch this space!
  13. Saw this and thought I’d share the link if you are interested in seeing how the refurb is going. https://beyondcruise.com/news/queen-elizabeth-2018-refit-photos
  14. For our next cruise our embarkation time is 1pm but as we will be arriving by coach at about 3 pm don’t mind if someone takes our earlier slot. Sent from my iPhone using Forums
  15. We noticed the difference in the new menus introduced in July on QV and imagine it will be similar on QE for our next cruise in November. We found our waiter no longer made recommendations as the new menu has the Chefs recommendation typed on. Although when I stated I couldn’t choose between 2 choices he did tell me that there had been complaints at the earlier sitting on one of the options so I went for the alternative. Sent from my iPad using Forums
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