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Etiquette British Isles
Our experience after three weeks in the U.K. in June including a British Isles Cruise is that they love Americans. I’m friendly and outgoing, and greet everyone with a smile and thank you for...
Could he just leave the park n go ticket...
Could he just leave the park n go ticket somewhere in the car, out of sight of course , for you??


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Pre-cruise Southampton advice
Yikes, you don’t have much time. We did the British Isles cruise in June so I’ll give you my take. First of all, after you land which I’m assuming is early, passport control is a slow process for...
You are very welcome. While I love a good tour,...
You are very welcome. While I love a good tour, I can’t do tours day after day. This itinerary is so wonderful as you can do some at a leisurely pace and walk around on your own schedule. Enjoy!
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Website with port info???
We just did a British Isles cruise on Princess. Here’s a quick rundown of the ports we were docked at.

Guernsey-tender port, you are dropped right in the center of town, very nice town and...
Anyone know of a B&B or good inexpensive hotel in central London
You could also try air bnb. We had hotel reservations for months, two rooms, and about a month before travel found a gorgeous apartment on air bnb that was very centrally located (one block from...
Getting to Blarney Castle
Blarney Castle was at least an hour from Cobh so think a taxi might be terribly expensive. We did a tour by ecoach, was supposed to be a half day but was at least six hours including driving tour of...
boarding times royal princess southampton (check-out hotel at 11h00 am)
The boarding times are just suggested, don’t stress over it, just go to the port after you check out and are ready! We just did this cruise in June, we arrived around 11:15, checked in and since we...
Liverpool ideas
We just returned from a British Isles cruise and loved the stop in Liverpool!! Just walk right off the ship and the area along the river is so lovely for walking. We we there on a Sunday so an...
We just did a Princess British Isles cruise and...
We just did a Princess British Isles cruise and there were some kids. This is a busy itinerary, we had two girls with us ages 9 and 13, we were so busy in ports that on sea days they preferred to...
We did exactly what you are doing, Combination of...
We did exactly what you are doing, Combination of Blackberry and Smith’s. We had a group of six and six large suitcases (so trip cost more as we needed a larger vehicle) so tipped £20 in total each...
Gatwick to South Kensington
We used a company called Blackberry Cars for our recent car service. Although we flew into Heathrow I would assume they serve Gatwick. Very easy to get quote on their website, and you can prepay if...
We also used Smiths for our group of 7 and were...
We also used Smiths for our group of 7 and were very pleased.


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We really enjoyed our balcony on our recent BI...
We really enjoyed our balcony on our recent BI cruise. The weather was unusually nice so we enjoyed being out on it in the afternoon after getting back from a port. At one port bagpipers serenaded...
Greenock (Glasgow) Car Rental Help
We took a tour with Discover Scotland from Greenock. This was a shared private tour and this company is rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor. The vehicle was a small bus, capacity around 20 people. Very...
I responded to you in the other thread you...
I responded to you in the other thread you started


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Private Prearranged Transfer From Heathrow to Tower Bridge
We just returned from a British Isles cruise, and used Blackberry Cars for our trip from LHR to our rental flat in downtown London. Very easy to get a quote and book on their website and I elected...
Someone on our cruise just posted all of the...
Someone on our cruise just posted all of the Patters on the Princess forum, I went back and checked and it definitely was$8 each way. You got a good deal, they must have started charging starting...
Dublin Port Logistical Questions
Ours was definitely $8 each way, we bought round trip so received four shuttle tickets. But our itinerary did not do Dublin overnight.


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Dublin Port Logistical Questions
We just got off the Royal yesterday, the shuttle was $8 each way, you preordered tickets. It was not free. We had a relaxing lunch on the ship instead of trying to exit at 11 with the masses of...
Opinions on flying in day of cruise...
We are just off a British Isles cruise. We Live in NC too, had a poor experience with AA getting home, stuff happens!

Sorry, Absolutely no way would I fly in to LHR day of cruise unless I had...
Southampton to London - Time to Schedule Bus?
Just got off the Royal Princess in Southampton. Used car service both directions as we had a group of six adults, so cost effective. Don’t take a taxi!! Way too expensive and you pay for waiting...
I am an American citizen arrived at LHR Terminal...
I am an American citizen arrived at LHR Terminal 2 a couple of weeks ago and the line took one hour. Go to the restroom before you get in line! At least LHR had free WiFi!!


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Cobh city tour?
Yes it is very close to walk into Cobh. Maybe five minutes. We were there on Royal Princess yesterday. A very nice town, we walked in after our tour to Blarney. Nice pubs, a small Titanic museum,...
Taxis can go into the historic area, buses can...
Taxis can go into the historic area, buses can not. So ask them to drop you off as close as they can.


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