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Car Rental Rarotonga for DIY of Island
We are hoping to rent a car with pick up at dock. Any suggestions?
Would love to go to great beach, beach bar and other scenic sights.
Other thought is to go to Resort on day pass.
Thanks for...
We are also booked on the Maasdam April 2019. We...
We are also booked on the Maasdam April 2019. We booked because of the wonderful itinerary. We have only cruised HAL once before. You have mentioned that the production shows will be eliminated...
Just back from the Divina. We had intentions to...
Just back from the Divina. We had intentions to eat in the specialty restaurants twice during our cruise but after very good MDR experiences decided to forgo that . We did eat lunch in the Pizzeria...
Anguilla is not an option, Irma wrecked havoc on...
Anguilla is not an option, Irma wrecked havoc on it and it does not have the big harbor for the big cruise ships. St Kitts maybe, it did not take a direct hit from either Irma or Maria. I do not...
I am hoping that we do not get an extra sea day...
I am hoping that we do not get an extra sea day but see that is the easiest change to make. My thought is that they may put Freeport in for Thursday before Nassau. That would give 2 sea days ,...
The Eco Tour boat trip is fantastic but a little...
The Eco Tour boat trip is fantastic but a little pricey https://adventureantigua.com/the-eco-tour/
We enjoyed this very much.

For beaches these two are short taxi's away from port and get good...
Found the donkey sanctuary...
Found the donkey sanctuary http://www.antiguaanimals.com/donkey/ I think that would be an interesting experience for her. Then on to Dockyard and then a beach maybe Pigeon Beach?

Anyone been to...
Thanks for the post! We are going on our first...
Thanks for the post! We are going on our first MSC cruise in Oct. on the Divina.
Great to hear that the Captain took ownership of the situation and handled it in a professional manner.
Speaks...
Antigua replacing ST Maarten on my October cruise, need ideas with 9year old
Hi
Just found out that we will be going to Antigua instead of St Maarten because of the hurricane damage to St Maarten. Going on cruise Oct/17.

Have been to the island twice as a couple but this...
It's official...Antigua it is. ...
It's official...Antigua it is.

https://www.msccruisesusa.com/en-us/About-MSC/News/itinerary-weather-updates.aspx

Happy planning , Karen
We have a late Oct cruise booked for Divina. My...
We have a late Oct cruise booked for Divina. My thought was St Kitts would be the easiest choice to replace St Maarten as it has a large deep cruise pier. St Kitts is not typically busy before...
Hi again Lars! Well our 2nd trip to Norway is...
Hi again Lars!
Well our 2nd trip to Norway is soon to begin and I am hoping I can get some more ideas and help since you have been so helpful in the past. This trip we have booked a local tour to...
Your posts have been so much help. We leave for...
Your posts have been so much help. We leave for our trip in just over a week and getting so excited.
We plan on one full day in Lubbock but we are now thinking we can do a part day in another town...
Hi Well at long last our journey to Hamburg...
Hi
Well at long last our journey to Hamburg will start in a week. We have 4 days before our Norway cruise to explore the Hamburg area. I am wondering if the Sternschanze area is an interesting area...
Agree, we had anniversary dinner there 3 years...
Agree, we had anniversary dinner there 3 years ago it was very nice.
Wear them! I am going on the Jade on the 12 day...
Wear them! I am going on the Jade on the 12 day June cruise to Norway and I have a few dresses like the one pictured to take. I like to dress up and my husband loves it when I dress up, thats all...
Thank you so much. It certainly will be...
Thank you so much. It certainly will be worthwhile to be on deck. We will bring out the 500mm lens for this.
Sailing Svartisen Glacier questions
Hi
After leaving Trondheim and before we reach Leknes we will spend a day on our cruise "cruise the Svartisen Glacier" . Does anyone have any info on exactly what we would see, how close we get and...
Thank you so much for the recommendation. I was...
Thank you so much for the recommendation. I was hoping we would have a stop at the reindeers.
Has anyone taken the NCL shore excursion in Honningsvag to see the Puffins
Hi
Wondering if any one has taken the Puffin excursion from Honningsvag. We are wondering how close we would get to the birds. Any photographers out there that could share what size telephoto they...
My DH wants to take some night photos any...
My DH wants to take some night photos any suggestions? Also he wants to do photos in the Elbe tunnel, wondering if it is safe to walk this in the evening. I have heard that the view across the Elbe...
Here is a link that supports the great...
Here is a link that supports the great suggestions here. https://www.lovebigisland.com/scenic-drives/#coffee-country
Personally I have done most of the "Chain of Craters" drive and Pepeekeo scenic...
I agree go south. But since you are so fortunate...
I agree go south. But since you are so fortunate to have a long vacation in the islands why don't you make two plans.
If you are toured out and just want a beach day do that. However if you are...
Thank you so much for the info. We are staying...
Thank you so much for the info. We are staying in Hamburg 4 nights pre-cruise in June. Reading your post has helped us confirm that Lubeck will be the perfect day away from Hamburg for us.
I have...
Here is a good link, they are speedy to answer...
Here is a good link, they are speedy to answer questions and prices are way less than ship excursions. If you subscribe to their site you can get a discount and also if you book more than one tour. ...