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People/PAX are surprised for some reason when...
People/PAX are surprised for some reason when they bother to read the cruise contract they agree to when they board. The biggest little bomb is there is no guarantee the ship is going where you want...
Sorry, when your on our side of the issue, being...
Sorry, when your on our side of the issue, being PC is not really high on the list.
If your talking the Universal tour, that an all...
If your talking the Universal tour, that an all day thing and is very expensive. If you mean the free "City Walk" outside Universal, not worth the effort.
Heads up, wife made purchase of a small chain...
Heads up, wife made purchase of a small chain that need small repair 6 months later. Multiple searches failed to find the company. Seems they only operate on ships while they are in international...
Set up a weekly reminder on your phone and do a...
Set up a weekly reminder on your phone and do a quick online check.
Cruise ships sail under the flag of registration....
Cruise ships sail under the flag of registration. Only a very small number sail under the U.S. flag. That being said, most cruise line workers are not protected by our labor laws. Very few Americans...
This was a favorite activity in Mazatlan, sitting...
This was a favorite activity in Mazatlan, sitting on the rail waiting for drunks to show up late. Afetr push back, Captain has to get permission to "touch" pier without charge. Seen ship get close...
When speaking "handicapped" on the ship, this...
When speaking "handicapped" on the ship, this usually means wheelchair or scooter. I have not seen any "cruise" sponsored excursions that allowed wheelchair or scooter. NOT SAYING they do not exist....
Just to point out, PNEUMONIA is a condition from...
Just to point out, PNEUMONIA is a condition from the result of infection, bacteria or other cause. If she HAD NOT responded to treatment or gotten worse, medical staff would not risk her health away...
From a different perspective. at all costs plan...
From a different perspective. at all costs plan ahead to avoid the use of ship's public restrooms. No need to add Noro to your issues.
May I suggest a simpler plan. Bring your own...
May I suggest a simpler plan. Bring your own empty bottle and fill yourself from buffet and put in cabin fridge. Replace every other day. Most ships have some off flavor sodas only available in cans....
Prime example of keeping your hand off the mouse...
Prime example of keeping your hand off the mouse until you've read everything on any site. That fine print is not there for YOUR advantage. Since this mistake was made, have you ever read the...
Things may have changed in recent years, but...
Things may have changed in recent years, but shortly before muster, crew members direct pax to use stairs to get to your station, no elevator service. Most likely to simulate actual conditions. As a...
Should your plane arrive on time, plenty of time...
Should your plane arrive on time, plenty of time to jump on the freeway to get to cruise center.
Go to sporting goods store or big box joint that...
Go to sporting goods store or big box joint that LETS YOU HANDLE THEM. actual weight does come into play. Field of view and magnification are one thing but clarity and brightness from good optics is...
First you must understand that tables are...
First you must understand that tables are attached to the floor, they do not move. While all specialty restaurants are large enough to take 35 people, They do not have the staff to handle 35 at one...
Most cruise lines are infatic on their web sites...
Most cruise lines are infatic on their web sites WHEELCHAIRS ARE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL USE ONLY. Pretty sure the reason is insurance coverage, but the result is the same. The "port cruise center" may...
OK lets say you can find some great deal at $65 a...
OK lets say you can find some great deal at $65 a day, add at least $10 tax and fees and $10 tips that's $85 a day. Oh, that's PER PERSON and they count on two per cabin. Travel by yourself and get...
There is plenty of room under the beds. Pack land...
There is plenty of room under the beds. Pack land portion separate and throw it under the bed, cabins not big enough to unpack all of it.
If I were a good doc, I could work New York or...
If I were a good doc, I could work New York or Beverly Hills pulling down 6 figures a year. Or work for a cruise line and get paid a small fraction and live in a 10 x 12 foot room with a port hole. ...
If you have not recovered it by now, it's gone.
If you have not recovered it by now, it's gone.
Take what you want, the only person it will...
Take what you want, the only person it will impact is you. I would only point out the numerous duplications
Yes, but check it's running and set for correct...
Yes, but check it's running and set for correct temp
Since I use medication that needs refrigeration,...
Since I use medication that needs refrigeration, I have learned to look for doors that actually close all the way. As far as your question, yes. Also check it's plugged in and running.
Long Beach and inexpensive hotel in the same...
Long Beach and inexpensive hotel in the same sentence means lock the doors and keep on driving.