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On my last cruise (not Cunard), I totally burst...
On my last cruise (not Cunard), I totally burst out laughing when I walked into our room and saw our bed.

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Someone...
Butler Service: What did a butler do for YOU ?
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A white tie even at the Crystal Mozart Gala Event at the Belvedere Palace in Vienna


Also if you do an excursion...
On Crystal River Boats, the butlers provide a...
On Crystal River Boats, the butlers provide a free pressing service. So you can do your own laundry in the self laundry room and the the butler to do the ironing for you.

Crystal River Boats...
Is this on the Symphony? It might be the top bars...
Is this on the Symphony? It might be the top bars of the life-boards mid-ship. Obstruction would be minimal. The life boats are across Deck 8 on the Symphony so those are obstructed rooms (except if...
Interestingly. I read a very different strategy...
Interestingly. I read a very different strategy by Crystal from the very same facts quoted.

What carries the Crystal brand name? Its the loyalty of its existing and frequent passengers. What is...
It is not clear from the published financials...
It is not clear from the published financials that Crystal is making a loss currently. I would be surprised if it was not. Edie was replaced for a reason. She served a purpose at the time but clearly...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_York She...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_York
She does musicals not plays.

Am I missing something here. Why is she performing on the Crystal Mahler when she is being named godmother on the Crystal...
Crystal River Cruise
When for?
The Entertainment Host on the Debussy)for May and June is Martin Kaye. I have seen him at other venues (he is British) and he is a great entertainer and very personable. The Entertainment...
Here is a link to a trip review in Business Class...
Here is a link to a trip review in Business Class China Eastern LAX to Shanghai from August 2016.
https://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2016/08/05/review-china-eastern-business-class-777/

And...
In the UK, I use various Amex cards to pay...
In the UK, I use various Amex cards to pay deposits and final payments to Crystal. No issues when my TA processes this for Crystal Cruises. I have to pay a 2% fee for using Amex on Cunard bookings...
Crystal on Broadway is a one night show in the...
Crystal on Broadway is a one night show in the Galaxy like the Elton John tribute night or Billy Joel tribute night. It was put together by Kevin McCollum, a Broadway producer and normally feature...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3s_iyzTHT8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3s_iyzTHT8
Important elements when considering a river...
Important elements when considering a river cruise
- all inclusive (alcohol all day and all night long?)
- is a proper balcony required
- importance of evening entertainment
- size of room (all...
Can you please us for our CRYSTAL ESPRIT cruise...
Can you please us for our CRYSTAL ESPRIT cruise for Christmas/New Year 2018.


This is our deferred sailing after having to cancel last year's Christmas Esprit cruise


FUTURE BOOKINGS –...
I have a friend on the current cruise with...
I have a friend on the current cruise with Rafinmd.
He prefers to dine on his own around the various venues. No problem.
Enrichment lectures seldom if ever take place...
Enrichment lectures seldom if ever take place while the ship is docked.

If sail-away is early, say around 4pm, an enrichment lecture can be scheduled at sail away time. This happened at least once...
New Crystal Entertainment Host
Posted the above on our recent Manila to Singapore cruise. Did not want to say anything while no website announcement having been caught out in the past. However, the Crystal website now had his...
If you stick to morning tours, you should be...
If you stick to morning tours, you should be fine. Most soccer fans drink all night so sleep in all morning.


Crystal normally offer two "exclusive" excursions which are expensive but are so...
The introduction of the 144 visa free exemption...
The introduction of the 144 visa free exemption was introduced on the 30 January 2016; after your visit.

It is not a new requirement so Crystal can advice your travel agent what the current...
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/embassy/visa/free...
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/embassy/visa/free-transit-144hour.htm

Looks like you do not need a visa.
Best get your TA to contact Crystal to confirm this applies
A Vintage Room dinner is only $1,000 when it is...
A Vintage Room dinner is only $1,000 when it is catered by Nobu Matsuhisa himself or another celebrity chef. No change in the price of Vintage Room dinners on the oceans. Vintage Room dinner on the...
Or it could be a group pick-up from Tuscon and...
Or it could be a group pick-up from Tuscon and Phoenix. I know at least one individual on the over 100 milestone list who regularly sends a private charter jet around to collect friends for parties.
Prefer the Symphony so much over the Serenity....
Prefer the Symphony so much over the Serenity. The layout of the Palm Court and Prego rooms is so much better on the Symphony. The location of the Starlight Lounge makes real sense on the Symphony....