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Disembarkment
Steve is correct.... there are way too many variables that can happen. Last year when disembarking from the Grand Princess the Security dogs (K-9) alerted police to hidden drugs. The immigration line...
Shuttle information
I might be able to help you with the shuttle back to the airport from the port. I would go ahead and try to make the reservation. Last year when we departed the Ship at San Pedro we walked out to the...
shuttle to port
I have heard that the shuttle to the cruise docking area now charges a $5:00 fee at the Crown Plaza. It sounds like you have to sign up when you check into the hotel. This might be worth it since in...
Airport departure time
Good information on this subject. There are several things to consider. When doing a express departure some cruise lines (Like Princess) have made rules regarding how much luggage you can take on the...
Ups and Downs
Great information here. If you are a Canadian I understand why your dollar could be much stronger (Ouch!). The cruise that I want to take just raise its price 10% today. I realize final payment is...
Resturants San Pedro
Thanks Steve. My wife and I took your advice last year when staying at the Double Tree and ate dinner at 22nd Street Landing. The wife really This year we will be at the Crown so we will take your...
Hotel in San Pedro
I would take your bid for a 3.5 up to $85. I did hear of someone getting the Best Western Plus for a 3 star at $83. I have head good things about the Best Western Plus and they do run a shuttle to...
Sailing Hawaii
I stayed at the Double Tree last year with a Park and cruise Package because the Crown wanted over $100 more for the same package. The Crown is good along with the Double Tree but once the Crown...
Parking Car
If you booked through Priceline and that booking included a park and cruise package then you would be covered. If you did a Priceline Hotel bid and got the bid then you most likely will have to find...
Hotel Parking San Pedro
This is my experience when sailing out of LA on a cruse. Driving is nice because I can save on airfare. However if I drive I have always picked a hotel with a park and cruise packager where I get a...
I10 Road closure
Here in Phoenix it was said on the news tonight that they hoped to have a single lane open in the area of the damaged bridge. Even so this will create some kind of back up since this interstate has...
Passport secret
Two possibilities here. Tell him that airport requirements might change and that you will need more than a drivers license to fly within the US.
Tell him Motor Vehicle Department now requires...
Priceline rules
Priceline rules states that a winning bid is for the stay of two people only. I have heard of people getting a winning bid and then calling the hotel to see if they can add a third person sometimes...
Park and Cruise
From Tucson on I-8 will take you to San Diego. Will you be taking the scenic drive up to LA or will your cruise depart from San Diego. Even I would like to hear of Park and Drive packages out of the...
K Parker of Seattle
Thanks for the your thoughts. I should better explain that apparently K Parker started up a travel agency in the Seattle are back around 2000 time frame. He apparently built up a good reputation with...
Wining bid Crown Plaza
Bid date 6/7/2015
Arrival date 11/14/2015
Location San Pedro California
Hotel Name Crown Plaza
Wining bid $83 + $18.52 tax Total $101.52

Note: Hotwire last week showed a three and a half star...
Did not like cruising
I had a boss around ten years ago who's wife booked them a first time cruise on a Norwegian ship which I had cruise on for our first cruise. My boss at the time was a stern, hard noised management...
K Parker Passing
My first cruise was an Alaska Cruise out of Seattle on the Norwegian Sky back in 2002. At the time I wasn't a experienced cruiser and my wife had droughts that I knew what I was doing. Some how I...
Booking airfare
Last night I wasn't having much luck getting on the website. After 11:00 PM I finally got into the site. It took three tries with all of the entered information before I got a conformation to take...
Crazy
My wife and I were in Las Vegas on Labor Day weekend 9/2001. The place was full of people from Southern California and things were really thriving to say the least. After 911 it was like someone...
San Pedro Hotels
I just got off the Grand Princess Nov 19th sailing and have stayed at the Double Tree and the Crown. The restaurant near the Double Tree is the 22nd Street Landing. Great place for seafood my wife...
Drill code Alpha
We were doing a 14 day cruise in 2010 out of Australia on Royal Caribbean when one morning a Alpha code came over the system. After breakfast I went back to my cabin and passed a priest walking down...
Price stability
I read the article a few days ago and laughed. Another competitor to Royal came up with the same comment six months ago. I was looking to book a West Coast cruise at the time and once the final...
Doing the Med
I would sail out of Barcelona for a first timer to Europe. Second I would book at least a 12 day cruise. If you are going to spend money getting there get your moneys worth. Three book a May...
Turkey Time
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If you spill the tea on the carpet you just bought that carpet. Tim