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Action Dave

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  1. Thank you all for your responses. Yes leaving our bags at Airbnb is an option and probably what we will do.. I think that is the best option...gotta love the folks on cruise criltic. Everyone has alway been so helpful sharing ideas on CC. Thank you all again.
  2. Hi all: We will be disembarking in Seattle on Sep 7. We are staying at an Airbnb, however we cannot check in til 3pm. Does anyone know where we can leave our luggage for a few hours..we would rather not lug them around until we check in. thank you all.
  3. I have never had much luck with internet packages...Is there any reason it would be different on the Norwegian Joy..sailing to Alaska from Seattle? Most often i have been disappointed with slow and intermittent and felt it was a waste of money.
  4. We used uplift.com for our cruise payment. 1-844-257-5400 They were helpful to us. another number for them is 1-408-260-5156. Hope all works out for you.. We sail on Aug 31 to Alaska..
  5. gmbhardy Thank you for your help..
  6. WOW what a great response and quick as well. Ptroxx thank you i will put them to good use.
  7. We will be boarding the Norwegian Joy on August 31 besides the Buffet what else is open? Hoping to enjoy a Nice lunch while waiting to get underway. We are ready go. Only 30 ish days to go.
  8. LMADAM your pics are absolutely beautiful thank you for the advice..nice, nice, nice...
  9. Good Info here thank you very much..i will certainly check it out
  10. I have a D5300 body and Nikon 35mm lens as well as what i mentions in the post..I am currently looking for D500 which if i buy used is affordable.. I just want to say what a great community this is and I appreciate everyones input. Masterdrago those are some very nice pics.
  11. I would take a head shot...Theyll have you for lunch if your too close...LOL
  12. Hi All...currently i have a Nikon 18-200 and 70-300 lens in my bag..Will these be sufficient for an alaska cruise. Do you think i need a longer lens and if so what would you recommend.. Thanks
  13. Hi All: We have a small dilemma as to where to stay one night pre cruise..Airport Hotel and Somewhere near the port. What about getting to the pier. Do hotels near the pier offer shuttle service? Any and all ideas will be considered. Should we arrange for shuttle service? Thanks
  14. does anyone have any experience sailing the 9 day cruise in Japan
  15. I have only sailed NCL so cant compare with anyone else...We have sailed Europe, the Carribbean and have found its what we make it..We are scheduled for August 31 on the Joy to Alaska. Looking forward to an exciting trip...I do my best to not listen to the critics. I have read most of the reviews both positive and the negative ones as well..Never had a bad cruise. My only issue is there is so much to do on this ship and also being in Alaska i dont know how we will ever do it all..Dont listen to the naysayers go and enjoy it all. Let me know how it went when you get back. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy
  16. I sincerely hope they enjoy their cruise and bless you for making sure they have the best time they can. Im 75 so i relate with us complaining..Life is sometimes not easy for some of us. Especially if we have suffered a loss of a loved one..Be patient.
  17. We sail on the Joy in August. We only sail NCL and my experience says a cruise is what we make it..never had a bad cruise..Go cruise on the on the Joy and dont listen to negativity or the crybabies..Attitude is everything, IMHO.
  18. We had an aft balcony on our last cruise and now have book and aft balcony on the Norwegian Joy...Cant imagine NOT booking and Aft cabin. The views were spectacular everywhere we went. Rome, Barcelona etc etc.. Looking forward to Alaska in August/September.
  19. Thanks for the info about no wind on aft balcony.
  20. Sadly I cannot find this escursion on NCL website for the Norwegian Joy in August-sept sailing.
  21. We will be on the Norwegian Joy beginning August 31 to November 7 sailing from Seattle. We would enjoy whale watching and glacier experience. Is there an alternative to Norwegian escursions either at Juneau ( Only there from 7 to 130) which may or may not be enough time. Icy Strait we are there from 7 to 5 which seems like a better option. Are there any independent excursions from either of these ports. Norwegian tours seem pricy but get the ship will wait if we run late. looking for other possibilities? If anyone has any ideas i would appreciate your input.
  22. yea that was my thinking also. thanks for the reply
  23. Question: On the Norwegian Joy above the lifeboat deck forward there is a series of cabins that have dividers between them..does anyone know about these cabins..are they Suites, or Haven cabins or just the way the ship is designed?
  24. booked the norwegian joy for August 31, 2019. Sad to hear no thermal spa passes but still not a deal breaker, with so much to do on this ship. We'll just have to make the best of it. lol.
  25. We will be cruising alaska from Seattle and i was wondering what is the best location for Whale Watching. Icy Strait of Juneau or is there not much difference. Sailing 31 August to 7 Sept. 2019 on the Norwegian Joy.
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