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"Rounding Up" at a restaurant or in a taxi is...
"Rounding Up" at a restaurant or in a taxi is purely for the convenience of not getting coins in your change - which just gets heaving in your pocket or purse. It is not considered nor referred to as...
Exactly. Sometimes I wonder what the point...
Exactly.

Sometimes I wonder what the point of any of us saying "no tipping - full stop" is when posters just keep responding with "what about this occupation", "what about this employee?"

No...
Wow - nasty. I truly hope that you and your...
Wow - nasty. I truly hope that you and your family are never affected by mental health issues or suicide if thats your attitude.
Uniworld in Aus specifically advertises as having...
Uniworld in Aus specifically advertises as having no solo supplement. I was simply throwing a company name into the mix. It's up to the OP to then do their own research and comparisons depending on...
I think you are looking for the singles forum not...
I think you are looking for the singles forum not the solos forum.


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Given that January is the peak of summer it is...
Given that January is the peak of summer it is perfectly logical that it will be hot !
If the question is about solo pricing etc -...
If the question is about solo pricing etc - Uniworld is one that has no solo supplement.
Personally I look at whether I like the vessel...
Personally I look at whether I like the vessel and whether it's going to all the destinations I want to see.
The fact that I am solo is irrelevant.
Your holiday is what you make it.



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Some great ones lined up. My mother and several...
Some great ones lined up. My mother and several of my friends have done the big North Atlantic HA one over the years.

Antarctica - don't waste time doing it on a cruise ship - you won't experience...
I am a full time worker too - will be so for many...
I am a full time worker too - will be so for many years to come as Aus govt keeps moving away the female retirement age.

Aus employees get 4 weeks paid leave per year as a minimum which can be...
Initially it was because it's 20 year tourism...
Initially it was because it's 20 year tourism contract had ended and it was called back to duty as an icebreaker in Russia.
Expense was another major reason. It costs over a million to get the...
Yup - the very essence of the word SOLO is the...
Yup - the very essence of the word SOLO is the word YOU !! :D

38 days will be divine - my longest is 33 night expedition in Antarctica (and a couple of 30 night ones down there as well) but I am...
If you haven't already found them - we have a...
If you haven't already found them - we have a huge digest of trip reports on the Trip Advisor for all the small vessels operating down there....
No one is misunderstanding you at all. You have...
No one is misunderstanding you at all. You have said it yet again - in your own very clear words - "but certainly not be 100% selfish".

Sorry - but why the f not ??? It's my hard earned money....
Your photography gear is very much a personal...
Your photography gear is very much a personal choice. I have stood next to passengers carrying metre long lenses that required 2 separate tripods that probably cost more than my first home. Thats...
Well then why are you hanging on the solo forum...
Well then why are you hanging on the solo forum ?? You clearly have an issue with those of us who choose to travel solo.
Sorry but that statement is a crock of hooha. ...
Sorry but that statement is a crock of hooha.

I very much care about my friends and loved ones - and I have a more than ample supply of them all over the world.

I choose not to travel with them...
And you were happy to provide all your personal...
And you were happy to provide all your personal data to a non government entity that is not bound by the Privacy Act ? Very silly.
Head over to the link Maryann provided where we...
Head over to the link Maryann provided where we have a huge FAQs list including packing lists and trip reports where you can read ones specific to the Seabourn.

Clothing doesn't need to be a...
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Indeed !!!


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I departed on Oriana thru the mid 80s til it's...
I departed on Oriana thru the mid 80s til it's 3rd last trip in 86. Always from OPT and always with streamers. And yes Mic guests could come on board right up until after the streamers etc then went...
Flies are flies. Big ones. Small ones. Bitey...
Flies are flies. Big ones. Small ones. Bitey ones. Non bitey ones. They are all just flies. Incredibly - 24 million of us survive.

If you are indeed doing Uluru then yes pack nets for your hats...
Human nature is to complain rather than...
Human nature is to complain rather than compliment - hence why every travel related industry has visible complaints online. Weigh it up - you see 3 people posting complaints about a specific cruise -...
Hardly a "horror story". Jan Feb is summer so yes...
Hardly a "horror story". Jan Feb is summer so yes flies exist. Nets are really only needed if you are heading into desert regions like Uluru. You won't need anything beyond a spray or roll on...
Blimey. A group on a huge cruise ship is...
Blimey. A group on a huge cruise ship is manageable to avoid but that's pretty slack on a much smaller river cruise. Were you told in advance of this ?


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