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Alaska month
We have cruised to Alaska on Celebrity four times, including just a couple weeks ago on Infinity out of Seattle (seven years after our first cruise to Alaska on Infinity out of Vancouver). As has...
thanks, Ma Bell
guess we missed that, then! I'm certainly all for saving paper. Wish they hadn't spent the paper for the two "shopping invitations." But definitely did not see that sheet ... and I'm pretty thorough...
Not snobby but not social
We just finished our 9th cruise on X (the review's buried here somewhere on the board - Infinity to Alaska from Seattle, 8/27/10) and while I wouldn't say we're even remotely snobby or snooty - our...
REVIEW: Back from Infinity 8/27/10 to Alaska, after 3 cruiseless years
Here are some random notes, primarily from this perspective: Our family of three (longtime married couple + now-teen son) sailed Celebrity eight times in five years between 2002 and 2007 - then no...
Thanks, Franma! That makes sense. It's been so...
Thanks, Franma! That makes sense. It's been so long, I even forgot about the double-deck dining room.
how did the configuration change?
We were frequent - twice a year - X cruisers for five years, till starting a business forced us to put vacations on hold. Now we're about to take our first cruise in three years, again X of course,...
question
First: Spectacular photos and thanks for sharing so much information - so I'm going to bug you for a little more - suspecting you are so detail-oriented you know this (and if you don't, perhaps...
sad to see this
We were in Majahual in spring of last year, during a short Costa Maya stop aboard Galaxy; we went to Majahual to catch the Chacchoben tour with Carolina and Ivan. Hope they and theirs are OK. The...
And to elaborate further ... Saturday is the...
And to elaborate further ... Saturday is the first sea day. Tuesday is Hubbard Glacier day. So no formal-izing while in port. Monday is Skagway, Wednesday is Ketchikan. -- TR (was on Mercury a month...
we were on mercury three weeks ago
Headlines was still the party band then. I don't know if they ever played outside - we only had one afternoon that was poolworthy weather. They changed up the music a lot - Motown, country, you name...
gee whiz, did you change captains before this...
gee whiz, did you change captains before this trip? As I posted here recently, two weeks earlier we stayed wayyyyy far from the glacier, and the amount of ice in the water looks about the same. I'm...
deck 7 aft and near-aft sides
You all are talking about my absolute favorite viewing areas on Mercury and Galaxy. The deck is teak so you can even sit down next to the open railings on the sides and just stare out at the water...
nothing going on during our cruise
We sailed on Mercury 6/29 through 7/6. No work going on that we could see. The aft balconies are done, pool redecking done, interior refurbishment done, so far as we know. Doesn't mean a project...
We have Verizon phones. On our recent Mercury...
We have Verizon phones. On our recent Mercury cruise, the only place we had no service was Hubbard Glacier vicinity; even the onboard service didn't seem to work there. But as has been posted, be...
we sailed to Alaska twice in August
... and once in late June/early July (Mercury last week). Late August was better for getting close to Hubbard Glacier, salmon in streams (though many are dead by then, as already mentioned) ... this...
Mercury "good vibes," plus cabin question
Have to echo the comment about Mercury's good vibes. We've sailed on Mercury three times now and it's by far our favorite ... some aesthetic factors but mostly, its crew seems REALLY to have its act...
we tried charged tipping & went back to old way
We couldn't get any confirmation that those who served us had actually received the tips before cruise's end -- and we also missed the closure of that last night, shaking hands, thanking them for a...
yeah, we check our statement repeatedly during...
yeah, we check our statement repeatedly during the cruise. but we've dealt with onboard credit several times before and sometimes it showed up on the account during the cruise and sometimes at the...
who's in charge of the call center(s) - e-mail address?
Just had a completely lousy experience with the Celebrity/RCI call center -- in semi-short, we redeemed points on our Celebrity VISA for onboard credit that was supposed to be applied to our recent...
celebrity kids' program
Our son has sailed X with us eight times in the past five years - starting at age 6 1/2; now he's 11 1/2. In keeping with Celebrity's generally more dignified/refined atmosphere, the kids' program is...
what day/time of day?
Driving up in our own car to Vancouver a week ago Friday to sail on Mercury, we had pretty much the best border experience ever -- barely any wait, 10 am on Friday morning -- then coming back around...
Done it both ways
We've sailed Celebrity to Alaska three times. First time, 8/03 on Infinity, no announcements. Second time, 8/05 on Mercury, announcements, courtesy of an EXCEPTIONAL naturalist, Kate Spencer, who...
Two notes re: Celebrity in Alaska
Full disclosure, we are Celebrity loyalists. Have sailed X to Alaska three times, including last week on Mercury. We didn't get close to Hubbard but the previous two times, once on Mercury and once...
re: swimming question
On Mercury, there is a small "indoor" pool in the covered area behind the buffet zone (same area with the "Palm Springs Grill" which isn't really a grill but serves as the waffle zone in the morning,...
Review: Mercury to Alaska, 6/29/07-7/6/07
This is long and fairly Celebrity-focused but we thought some here might be interested, so we're crossposting here as well as on X board and submitting to the review section:
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