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Hi you lucky people-There are two independent...
Hi you lucky people-There are two independent trips that we have made within the time constraints of arriving and sailing. In both cases we disembarked as soon as the ship was cleared and Self-Help...
For those in high pressure work who need to...
For those in high pressure work who need to decompress and have things to occupy them IF THEY WANT, there is nothing like a R/T on QM2. I’ve done it on QM2 and earlier on QE2. The dynamic Atlantic...
Oh my goodness!!!!! I did the WC on QM2/QE/QM2 in...
Oh my goodness!!!!! I did the WC on QM2/QE/QM2 in 2016 and you have stirred up not only my wonderful memories BUT a hankering to try it again in a couple of years! I’ll do it if I can put the coins...
Hi, I did the tour in 2016 from QE when we...
Hi,
I did the tour in 2016 from QE when we docked at Cochin. It was superb in every way. The flights were well organized, the guides were excellent and the hotels spectacular. The Taj itself is...
Where’s the Queen
Just watching QM2 sail from New York and the illuminated sign is half out!!!!!! The “Queen” is dark!!!!!:eek: Get that fixed pronto!!!!:mad:
Sometimes when there is a health alert, canapés...
Sometimes when there is a health alert, canapés and bar snacks are not put out;I’ve seen this happen a couple of times; they are usually back in a day or so; I assume after the Captain has...
There is coca tea everywhere in Inca country...
There is coca tea everywhere in Inca country which the locals drink in part to counter altitude sickness ; but beware , it is also a powerful diuretic!
I’ve travelled on QV and QE, including the World...
I’ve travelled on QV and QE, including the World Cruise in 2016 on QE; the Promenade decks are integral to the ambiance of both ships. Having just seen that video of the Knonigsdam-OMG I really hope...
I did an around South America a few years ago on...
I did an around South America a few years ago on Prinsendam - superb cruise; anywho we were warned to avoid ATMs in Argentina because of the rampant counterfeiting of the 100 Peso note. I found that...
I have found the train from Waterloo the best for...
I have found the train from Waterloo the best for me. Folks are correct about the paucity of luggage space but I have found that the guards are reasonably indulgent. I think that the best train for...
A friend just sent me a picture of the QM2’s TV...
A friend just sent me a picture of the QM2’s TV screen advice for Oct 29- Force 11-Violent Storm - Sea State Very Rough- looks like it was a seriously great experience-a Woo Hoo!!!! ;p

The only...
You’re off with the “self-help” folks. Assuming...
You’re off with the “self-help” folks. Assuming all is on schedule, that should be about 7:30AM.;)
We had excellent hot canapés coming Westbound...
We had excellent hot canapés coming Westbound August 31-Sept.7. and the usual excellent service from the staff. :D
Here comes JOSE and another
It looks like QM2 will be sailing right into some part of Jose as she and Jose are both headed to the Big Apple! her next voyage sailing on the 22nd is to New England-so life aboard should be...
I cannot imagine what happened; I arrived...
I cannot imagine what happened; I arrived yesterday on QM2, ALL of the Immigration desks were staffed and I was out of the terminal by 8:40. There were no great lines at the gangway on...
On a maiden season cruise on QM2 we called at...
On a maiden season cruise on QM2 we called at Civitavecchia. There was a large, rich and lively group of Russians on board-lots of couture and diamonds. We were supposed to sail BUT the Russians...
Hey Ho, It must have been the magic week for...
Hey Ho,

It must have been the magic week for assignment of Guarantees-got mine also this week for tomorrow’s sailing; and a slight and most excellent Upgrade. My TA is always “on the money”. :D
Hi and Welcome! You might consider reserving a...
Hi and Welcome!
You might consider reserving a reliable car by the hour to take you to one or a few places. One is Dial 7 another is Carmel, you can find them on line. Also, Executive Transportation...
Predicting the Atlantic in that time is like...
Predicting the Atlantic in that time is like predicting the Lottery results-YOU CAN’T- it’s the hurricane season, it’s late summer-simply, it can be everything-it can be one thing. Just enjoy the...
Hi, I’ve done the Cunard overland to Xian...
Hi,

I’ve done the Cunard overland to Xian and Beijing-the guides were fabulous, the hotels superb and China is amazing. We flew from Hong Kong and rejoined the ship at Shanghai. In my experience...
Hi, Another note-as you will be in the...
Hi,

Another note-as you will be in the Times Square area, the M20 goes down 7th Ave all the way to South Ferry; there you can take the Staten Island Ferry R/T -it’s free; you can also pick up the...
Yes, they would call you off by tag number and...
Yes, they would call you off by tag number and color; you identify your stuff in the baggage hall and then turn it over to the transfer truck-after that you can climb on the transfer bus or the bus...
Hi, I did the WC on QE last year and...
Hi,

I did the WC on QE last year and terminated in Southampton; NO PROBLEM with luggage-they will issue special tags for transfer to QM2. They also provided a transfer coach if you don’t want to...
Right on generi,! I always go out on my balcony...
Right on generi,! I always go out on my balcony night or day when the Atlantic is cutting up rough. There is something extraordinary about rough seas anytime as the ship is plowing, pitching and...
Never encountered any women but God Bless’em for...
Never encountered any women but God Bless’em for their work!