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We were on the Westerdam Vancouver/Hawaii return...
We were on the Westerdam Vancouver/Hawaii return October 2 - 18 followed by the Vancouver/San Diego October 18 - 22 and the San Diego/Mexican Riviera return October 22 - 29.

Lifeboat drill on...
Luggage Direct was NOT available when we...
Luggage Direct was NOT available when we disembarked on the 29th :(

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We are joining the Maasdam in San Diego to travel...
We are joining the Maasdam in San Diego to travel home to Victoria after a week in Vegas. We booked a guarantee interior and can see that the ship appears to be sold out but we are still waiting for...
We docked in Sitka last fall on the Statendams...
We docked in Sitka last fall on the Statendams last Alaskan cruse. Took the bus into town and met up with a wildlife excursion which was awesome. The best part was at the end of the tour they brought...
As Sasha said you can check your Mariner status...
As Sasha said you can check your Mariner status on the HAL website. You can also see the benefits of each star level.

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This is our favourite perk for becoming 4 star...
This is our favourite perk for becoming 4 star Mariners :)

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Just purchased it on Amazon. Sounds like an...
Just purchased it on Amazon. Sounds like an interesting read.

Rockfan2
Poker pro over Christmas & New years. I will...
Poker pro over Christmas & New years.

I will only play with a live dealer.

Rockfan2
Sadly no but maybe we will have a visit from the...
Sadly no but maybe we will have a visit from the upgrade fairy for first time NCL cruisers :)
Thank you, thank you, thank you. I have just...
Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I have just spent the last few hours reading this entire thread.

We are going to be first time NCL cruisers on the Jewel on March 20th.

Thanks for all the...
Thanks for pointing out that this review was from...
Thanks for pointing out that this review was from 2014. I was on the Zuiderdam this past Christmas and although many of the ports were the same the order was different. Also on Christmas Day we were...
We used this service for the first time on...
We used this service for the first time on January 4th and it was great.

We were flying FFL to Seattle then connecting thru to Victoria. When I originally booked our flights the Seattle/Victoria...
We had the spa package on our Christmas/New Years...
We had the spa package on our Christmas/New Years cruise. It was $249 for the two of us the first week and $199 for the second week. It was limited to 40 passes.

Unfortunately the hydro pool jets...
Just off the Zuiderdam and were very surprised...
Just off the Zuiderdam and were very surprised that we could get cash on our card at the table with no fee. It used to be 3%.

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We just got off the Zuiderdam. There was $5 Black...
We just got off the Zuiderdam. There was $5 Black Jack, Fun 21, Three Card Poker, Let it Ride, roulette, and Caribbean Stud. $10 black jack. Also Craps bit we didn't play so not sure of the limit....
Loved all the posts. We are on the Jewel in...
Loved all the posts. We are on the Jewel in March. Love all the hints.

I have been following your trip reports for a few years. Have basically watched Claire grow up.

We will be on the jewel...
You may be thinking about the Signature Beverage...
You may be thinking about the Signature Beverage Pack. $44+taxes =$50 gives you up to 15 drinks per day. Drinks priced up to $8

A good deal if you plan to drink at least 6 drinks per day.
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We used it in the MDR on our last cruise in...
We used it in the MDR on our last cruise in September. We had pre-purchased the SBP so it was on our card. Others purchased on board and received a separate card.

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We love the laundry service. We will be 4 star...
We love the laundry service. We will be 4 star after our next cruise but we have been paying for unlimited laundry our last few cruises.

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Not really. If you decide to use the $900 OBC to...
Not really. If you decide to use the $900 OBC to purchase the SBP then you would still receive the 3 Mariner days. A purchase is a purchase.

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We just got off the Statendam last week and were...
We just got off the Statendam last week and were told by the Casino Manager that the payouts on the Black Jack table had only recently changed from 3/2 to 6/5.

We also played alot of Fun 21. Very...
Glad you enjoyed your visit to our home town. ...
Glad you enjoyed your visit to our home town.

Did you know that Chinatown Victoria is the oldest Chinatwon in Canada? It may be small but there is alot of history.

Come back and visit us again...
I was in a local consignment shop and came across...
I was in a local consignment shop and came across a coffee table book about the Art on Holland America. I think I only paid $5 for it and it is a beautiful collection of photos.

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We love the SBP or Explore4. Nice to have...
We love the SBP or Explore4.

Nice to have a specialty coffee in the morning, a bottle of water to take ashore, a cool refreshing beverage (or 3) by the pool, before dinner drinks, after dinner...
How do you claim your clamshell?
How do you claim your clamshell?