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Accessible Transportation in Amsterdam
I'm looking to see if there's any accessible transportation from the Amsterdam airport to the cruise terminal. I'm a full time scooter user and cannot use stairs or anything like that, so I will...
Any Experience with Finding Accessible Transportation from Airport to Cruise Terminal
I'm in the early stages of finding a cruise that starts in Amsterdam and ends in Southampton. I will need accessible transportation in both those cities for me and my mobility scooter. Does anyone...
I am a scooter user and I know it's different...
I am a scooter user and I know it's different from using a wheelchair, but unless you can walk up and down metal stairs and walk onto what could be a bouncy tender, it's something only you can...
Oh, it was bad. Taking out a large chunk of a...
Oh, it was bad. Taking out a large chunk of a dock which will cause a lot of problems for the port area and which could cause cruise ships to change their stops away from that port, could negatively...
There are other considerations here other than...
There are other considerations here other than just getting off the ship first. Once you’re at the airport, you have to stand in a long line to check your suitcases. Then another long line for TSA...
Costa, Mein Schiff, Katerina Cruise Line, NCL.
Costa, Mein Schiff, Katerina Cruise Line, NCL.
I have officially entered retirement time so the...
I have officially entered retirement time so the only consideration for me is a cruise loaded with kids. Consequently, I now cruise the smaller cruise lines where kids are basically not welcomed. ...
Just about the only thing that will get you...
Just about the only thing that will get you removed from the GDR is shorts. On our Jan 3 cruise on Riviera, a man and his wife were standing in line and he was wearing shorts and a t-shirt. We were...
Just be aware of the kids using their phones. My...
Just be aware of the kids using their phones. My neighbor came home to a huge phone bill because the kids were using their phones to text and surf the web.
Back in January, we had another cruise out of...
Back in January, we had another cruise out of Miami and I told the taxi guy I needed an accessible taxi to the hotel. He refused to call for one and told me to get into the first taxi. I said I...
LaneOT, this is a little aside piece of advice,...
LaneOT, this is a little aside piece of advice, but remember that you’ll need signed, notorized letters from the biological parents of the kids you’re taking. So, you will need the bio father’s...
There are considerations for your friend...
There are considerations for your friend pertaining to the bathroom. How will she transfer to the toilet? How will she handle the shower? The showers are roll in, but she will have to transfer to...
Warning About Accessible Transportation in Miami
For a recent cruise out of Miami, I researched for a company to provide transportation for me, my scooter and my sister from the airport to the Port of Miami. We agreed upon the pick up date and...
We’ve never pre-tipped on any of our nearly 100...
We’ve never pre-tipped on any of our nearly 100 cruises and we’ve always had great service, especially on Oceania. One thing we have learned is if you’re going to have a less than stellar crew...
Amazon Fire Stick
Did a search and nothing came up to answer my question. Can an Amazon Fire Stick or Apple TV connect to the Samsung TV’s?

We are on Oceania Riviera now, and so far it’s been a great cruise, as...
Certain juices like punch and lemonade are...
Certain juices like punch and lemonade are available in the buffet, juice in the regular dining room included at breakfast (I've never tried to order a juice at any other time of day in the MDR). ...
First of all, this is not a Carnival-centric...
First of all, this is not a Carnival-centric problem. Idiots cruise on every line, regardless of price points. One of the biggest problems, in my personal experience, is large family groups. I was...
A few years ago, MSNBC did a documentary about...
A few years ago, MSNBC did a documentary about cruising and one part of it talked about having proper documents. They showed a blended family where one child did not have the notorized letter from...
I don’t think you’ll find a cruise that just does...
I don’t think you’ll find a cruise that just does India, unless it’s more of a ferry type cruise and not a mainstream pleasure cruise. Most cruises in that area will also include stops in places...
Who will be driving the accessible vehicle? Why...
Who will be driving the accessible vehicle? Why can’t that person go and pick up the van, drive it to the terminal, and pick you and your luggage up there.
Damn, if they didn't allow the peacock on board,...
Damn, if they didn't allow the peacock on board, I guess I'll have to give up my notion of having my support buffalo on my next flight.
Of course it can be done, and it's not all that...
Of course it can be done, and it's not all that difficult. You just have to plan your dates and make arrangements for hotels if you're returning and going out from different ports on different...
I know, from first hand, personal experience, you...
I know, from first hand, personal experience, you will NEVER get your hands on any kind of video from a ship on your own. Your lawyer will have to subpoena it and even then, you'll play hell trying...
I've cruised on all the luxury lines and to be...
I've cruised on all the luxury lines and to be quite honest, those lines don't have anything to keep teens happy. There are no kids/teen programs on lines like Seabourn, Silversea, Regent and so on....
A bottle of wine? Many ship employees come from...
A bottle of wine? Many ship employees come from Muslim countries where alcohol is prohibited. Not only that, but they eat Halal, which precludes them from eating a lot of what many posters are...