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It did help. Much thanks.
It did help. Much thanks.
AMEX often has promotions that include a free...
AMEX often has promotions that include a free Uber ride.
Obstructed view verandahs on the Koningsdam
Which obstructed view verandah cabins (category VH) have the best (least obstructed) views on the Koningsdam?


Thanks in advance
When you enter the port there are easy-to-see...
When you enter the port there are easy-to-see signs indicating where each ship is docked.
Can't disagree with you. The hours I posted are...
Can't disagree with you. The hours I posted are what is on their web site. You have actual experience.
Are you looking for a tour on disembarkation day...
Are you looking for a tour on disembarkation day from the ship to London and ending up in London or at an airport?

If so, will you be staying overnight of flying out that day? If flying out, what...
April 1-May 31 9 AM - 5 PM June 1 - June 14 ...
April 1-May 31 9 AM - 5 PM
June 1 - June 14 8:45 AM - 6 PM
June 15 - September 2 8:45 AM - 10 PM

These hours reflect the admission gate times. As long as you are through the gate prior to...
OP is doing this in January, the height of the...
OP is doing this in January, the height of the South Florida tourist season and thus the height of pricing for hotels located near the beach, either on Miami Beach or in Fort Lauderdale. The...
Even NCL which cruised to the Big Island weekly...
Even NCL which cruised to the Big Island weekly is dropping all calls there at both Hilo and Kona....
To answer you question, if taking the tour from...
To answer you question, if taking the tour from the ship and returning to the ship I would only do it with Princess. If there are any transportation problems you will not be stranded.

On the...
Crystal Cruises' 848-passenger Crystal Symphony...
Crystal Cruises' 848-passenger Crystal Symphony (https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/cruises/2018/02/26/cruise-insider-makeover-crystal-symphony-icon-luxury-cruising/372194002/) on Wednesday...
Private tours vs ship tours: The benefits of...
Private tours vs ship tours:

The benefits of a private tour are several:
o A smaller group than a ship's tour which means you will ride in a smaller vehicle.
o A smaller vehicle often means...
We are on the equivalent cruise this year....
We are on the equivalent cruise this year. Princess is offering excursions on both days. Private tour guides might not be available on Xmas day, but I have not looked at this yet.
Also, cruise ships (including Princess) have been...
Also, cruise ships (including Princess) have been skipping Hilo due to the volcano activity.
This may answer the question: "Princess Cruises...
This may answer the question:
"Princess Cruises said its 2,000-passenger Sea Princess would drop a visit to the Big Island port of Hilo scheduled for Friday and instead spend the day at sea."
Scare tactic. When we have disembarked in...
Scare tactic. When we have disembarked in Copenhagen taxis were always waiting.
Drugstores such as CVS and Walgreen's make...
Drugstores such as CVS and Walgreen's make passport photos within minutes.
Sometimes it takes a while
When we were on the Constellation last November, we used a photo machine near customer service desk to take our picture and e-mail it to addresses we provided....
Yes, the link works, but TSA rules do not apply...
Yes, the link works, but TSA rules do not apply in China. They have their own set of more restrictive rules. For example, even if you buy a bottle of water after going through security, it cannot be...
Check-in via Internet? Yes. Check your...
Check-in via Internet? Yes.


Check your luggage before the airport allowed check-in time? No.

So if you have no luggage to check, no waiting in the pre-security area necessary.
The spare small internal batteries are OK. ...
The spare small internal batteries are OK.


What they do not like are portable batter charger packs such as the ones shown here...
see red above
see red above
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see red above
Looks like passport prices will increase for...
Looks like passport prices will increase for everyone...in the U.K.
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/travel/travel-news/687311/passport-price-increase-2018-renew-online-save-money

For the U..S.A.,...