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Bigmike911, lots of good advice in your complete...
Bigmike911, lots of good advice in your complete post. But I think you probably meant to suggest asking for the starboard side in order to increase the chances of getting sun on a sheltered balcony...
Muster station - Yes Room number - No
Muster station - Yes
Room number - No
Right on cue, here she is looking quite...
Right on cue, here she is looking quite magnificent indeed anchored off Antigua.

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An insert to our December 27, 2013 daily...
An insert to our December 27, 2013 daily programme states the tender service for that particular voyage was to the Antigua Yacht Club. Google Maps indicates that's about 1/2 mile northwest of...
The itinerary for voyage M845 "Eastern Caribbean"...
The itinerary for voyage M845 "Eastern Caribbean" on Cunard's web site lists the port call on November 30 as "anchor - English Harbour, Antigua".

Our one time on QM2 when we called at Antigua was...
Yes, it is. Quoted from Cunard's US web site...
Yes, it is. Quoted from Cunard's US web site under Pre-Voyage Packages for a westbound crossing:

"Name: Transfer St Pancras Train Station

Coach transfer from London St Pancras International...
Looks like there may be a minor revision to the...
Looks like there may be a minor revision to the route map for service on the South Brooklyn ferry route. Here is what I found on the NYC Ferry web site when drilling down specifically to the page for...
Thanks for the follow-up. I was hoping that...
Thanks for the follow-up. I was hoping that perhaps Cunard had corrected the issue and I had somehow missed the work-around (other than using a VPN to pretend I am in the UK). When I asked about this...
Interesting. Just to make sure we are talking...
Interesting. Just to make sure we are talking about the same issue, are you saying when you follow this link from within the US to the page for "What do the obstructed views look like on Queen Mary...
QM2 is usually scheduled to depart from the...
QM2 is usually scheduled to depart from the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal (Red Hook) at 5:00pm.
It's been a while since I've checked the bridge...
It's been a while since I've checked the bridge webcams. Good to see the QM2 bridge webcam no longer has that blue tint it has had for so many years.

Here is a screen shot from the "Solent View"...
As cook68 has mentioned, the new dress code...
As cook68 has mentioned, the new dress code terminology goes into effect on QM2 with the voyage departing June 17. My understanding is that it goes into effect on QE with the voyage departing June 10...
The Cunard UK FAQ states the price of the soft...
The Cunard UK FAQ states the price of the soft drinks package is $8.50 per person per day plus 15% service charge. It also provides the disclaimer "*subject to change".
Cunard FAQ site for North America
The Cunard FAQ site "ask.cunard.com" is a wonderful resource for obtaining a great detail of useful information about Cunard. However, since last December, that site is no longer accessible to...
Here is a link to the QM2 Vernadah lunch menu as...
Here is a link to the QM2 Vernadah lunch menu as found on the UK FAQ. This direct link to the pdf file should work even in the US.
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Cunard's US web site is quoting a pre-voyage...
Cunard's US web site is quoting a pre-voyage coach transfer from Heathrow to the ship for $80 per person. The rate for a coach transfer from Gatwick to the ship is $100 per person. There are no...
The page on the UK FAQ for the question "Is there...
The page on the UK FAQ for the question "Is there a dress code on board?" is now back. The only change I have been able to detect is that it now includes this additional statement (which also appears...
The current rate quoted on Cunard's US web site...
The current rate quoted on Cunard's US web site for the post-voyage coach transfer to Heathrow airport is $60 per person (as mentioned by GrayFal) when booked in advance. The coach transfer to...
Can't say I've seen specific mention before of...
Can't say I've seen specific mention before of "the Blue Riband initiatives supporting our brand strengths, where guests Feel Free, Feel Special and Feel Inspired" Camgirl mentioned in the reply she...
Thanks, Host Hattie. I believe the current...
Thanks, Host Hattie. I believe the current wording for the answer to the question "What will the dress code be whilst I am on board?" has been that way since March 31st. But I take your point that...
Not sure what to make of this, but I just noticed...
Not sure what to make of this, but I just noticed the page in the UK FAQ for the question "Is there a dress code on board?" is missing. This is the page that has caused some confusion after Cunard...
Here are screen shots of the top portions of the...
Here are screen shots of the top portions of the Cunard World Club pages from Cunard's UK and US web sites to show the differences between those two sites.

UK Cunard World Club page:
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US...
Thanks, Zider. That's very interesting. Looks...
Thanks, Zider. That's very interesting. Looks like this may be only for the UK at this point. I have not yet received an email from Cunard about this. But I was curious, so I tried going to...
See this thread for a previous discussion about...
See this thread for a previous discussion about this issue.

No Cunard World Club Login option (https://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2540279)
Not sure if the prices in the on-board shops are...
Not sure if the prices in the on-board shops are the same or if the special annual bears are more, but the standard Cunard bear listed for pre-purchase in Voyage Personaliser (where OBC does not...