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http://www.cruisecritic.com/store/ Bought 4 of...
http://www.cruisecritic.com/store/ Bought 4 of these 4 years ago and they are still going strong.
You could grab a taxi however minimum fare is...
You could grab a taxi however minimum fare is $10.00 even if the meter is less. And from the port to Thrifty will it will be less. So you are looking at $10.00 plus tip as opposed to waiting a bit...
Close the windows. Think of the smart phone Buick...
Close the windows. Think of the smart phone Buick ad
As a retired teacher <40 years> I have to weigh...
As a retired teacher <40 years> I have to weigh in this on the teacher's side. The biggest percentage of times that I had to prepare work for a student who was going on vacation was a waste of my...
Does that mean that the school I worked at has to...
Does that mean that the school I worked at has to compensate me for the distress I suffered when NORO hit a few years ago and I got it? <Tongue In Cheek> Why is it that the cruise industry seems to...
On the Coral a couple years ago and John the...
On the Coral a couple years ago and John the assistant CD lead the service. He was very good. There were also Bible Studies led by passengers. Just off the Regal a couple of weeks ago but we arrived...
Forget the water package. Ship's water is just as...
Forget the water package. Ship's water is just as good if not better than bottled. We take a couple of water bottles with us. Fill the water bottles half full of ice, which is always in the fridge,...
There are times when it will feel crowded as in...
There are times when it will feel crowded as in when a show lets out, the Atrium in the early evening, embarking at a post. As for the pools, yes the main pools will be crowded but there is an adult...
Its quite a few blocks from Penn to the pier....
Its quite a few blocks from Penn to the pier. Google Map it and you will see what I mean. I sure would not want to hike it dragging our suitcases along the city streets.
We always stay at the Super 8 in Dani Beach....
We always stay at the Super 8 in Dani Beach. Nothing fancy, basic Super 8 room but for one night's stay, rather save the money and spend it on the cruise. A real plus for us is that they shuttle you...
We use a power strip on our Princess cruises....
We use a power strip on our Princess cruises. With 2 kindles and 2 cameras and the placement of outlet son Princess sort of a necessity. we do use magnets to put the ships map up on the wall. Will do...
Unless you are going to carry a wad of cash with...
Unless you are going to carry a wad of cash with you, leave the auto tip alone. Why the wad of cash: tip for the server in the buffet who brings you your drinks, then another tip for the server <a...
What island?
What island?
Was on the Emerald Princess recently and saw men...
Was on the Emerald Princess recently and saw men wearing shorts turned away from the dinning room. One was giving the hostess crap and the maître d took over and the guy left in a huff. Left his...
No worries about waiting for Park-n-Go shuttles....
No worries about waiting for Park-n-Go shuttles. They run continually from the ship to their facility. Not sure how many times one went by while DW and I were waiting for out rental car shuttle. And...
Just got back from on 7 day on Emerald Princess...
Just got back from on 7 day on Emerald Princess with an inside cabin. This was our first and was not all that bad. We did leave the bathroom light on the first night with the door partially shut but...
I agree with you. I also like the reviews where...
I agree with you. I also like the reviews where people complain and place blame on the cruise line or the ship's captain over things over which they have no control. Like a long disembarkation time...
I was one of those who thought that he was saving...
I was one of those who thought that he was saving money by not buying insurance, notice I said I was one of those. I broke my leg last February 2 weeks before was to sail on the Regal Princess. To...
And to add the fun and excitement of the Lido...
And to add the fun and excitement of the Lido pool party, the great fun leaving Fort Lauderdale, people on the breakwater waving and yelling, people up in the condos blowing horns and waving. As...
Yes, buy a case, tape it up good, put a luggage...
Yes, buy a case, tape it up good, put a luggage tag on it and give it to the porters. Now having said that, the water on the ship <IMHO> is just as good if not better than bottled water. We take...
As a previous poster said, all the beaches as...
As a previous poster said, all the beaches as well as access in Aruba are free. When we were in Aruba about a year ago, we took a bus from the end of the pier, got off at the stop near the Divi...
To Close
If everything goes perfect you will make it BUT...there is a hold up at customs, traffic getting to FLL. security hold ups at Fll. And then there is the consideration of how many ships come in that...
17th Street Bridge
we have parked at Southport several times and often for 3-4 hours and never had a problem. There is another shopping area between it and the bridge that does restrict parking and has sinew to the...
Just a couple of blocks up from the water taxi is...
Just a couple of blocks up from the water taxi is the Southport Shopping Center. Plenty of free parking there. Hopes this helps.
And if you are an early riser, you might want to...
And if you are an early riser, you might want to consider going out in the AM and watch the ships come in. Kind of eerie to be there on the beach in the early morning and see the lights of the ship...