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The last grand voyage we did included a...
The last grand voyage we did included a transatlantic segment followed by Med/Greek isles segment. Totally different demographics with average age dropping significantly on segment 2 (including far...
For future reference: you can bring your own...
For future reference: you can bring your own spirits (as well as wine) on Oceania. Must be consumed in your cabin though wine can go to dinner with corkage fee.


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It's an urban area in coastal California. Be glad...
It's an urban area in coastal California. Be glad that the parking alone isn't $300.


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Yes -sufficient protections that deal with issues...
Yes -sufficient protections that deal with issues "after the fact." That can be a real PITA after a fraud attempt on your CC that results in new card, credit alerts, etc. With PayPal, there is far...
Good news/bad news: Good news: One of the best...
Good news/bad news:
Good news: One of the best excursions you'll ever take (anywhere) is an hour helicopter ride on Kauai mainly focused on the NaPali Coast.
Bad news: it ain't...
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Also, use PayPal instead of a credit card. ...
Also, use PayPal instead of a credit card.


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What is a must see in Rome.
No contest there. The Vatican and its museum is spectacular. As for the Colosseum, it's interesting but just not in the same class.
Arriving the same day in Rome as embarkation in Civitavecchia is...
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Try this for starters:...
The only downsides to that plan are: if...
The only downsides to that plan are:

if there's a significant cruise line issue (in which case, they'll do their best to please a TA who may book hundreds of thousands or mor with them vs you, a...
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The cc iPhone app does not identify any particular cruise line associated with the OP's post.
That said, OP should recognize that pretty much every premium and luxury curt cruise line re United that...
Good question. OP really needs to talk to a TA...
Good question.
OP really needs to talk to a TA who specializes in cruises.
That TA will/should interview her regarding travel preferences, expectations and means. If her tastes tend toward upscale...
Nonetheless, searching would save you a whole lot...
Nonetheless, searching would save you a whole lot of time and energy. There must have been 10 threads on the "use a TA" question in as many past days.
A cruise savvy TA would also be helpful to you....
Each of your questions have been asked and...
Each of your questions have been asked and answered many many times on CC. You may want to use the search feature with keywords/phrases of importance to you.


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The brand "seat stick" is not one of those cheap...
The brand "seat stick" is not one of those cheap tripods. It is an actual cane with a folding plastic "saddle seat" (with handle) at its top.


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The one caveat is that any "plan" savings...
The one caveat is that any "plan" savings provided by your regular cell company is based on connecting with that provider's network or with one of its international partners (e.g., AT&T with Claro or...
If you are talking about the actual brand named...
If you are talking about the actual brand named "seat stick" (English manufacturer), it is terrific.


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A day in NYC
That's about just enough time to get across mid-Manhattan.
Seriously, if this is your first (or tenth) time in NYC, you are doing yourself a disservice by not staying at least three days. So much to...
The gold standard (at least for maximum...
The gold standard (at least for maximum flexibility) is refundable OBC.


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OP: Condé Nast Traveler publishes "Best of ....."...
OP: Condé Nast Traveler publishes "Best of ....." lists that sometimes include TAs by specialty. It's a good place to start.


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Okay. I'll bite again: Why not Asian ports...
Okay. I'll bite again: Why not Asian ports (generally or specifically)?
Unless you've already traveled there often, how could/would you pass up places like Hong Kong, Dalian, Busan, Shanghai,...
Two factors here. Of course, you can get a...
Two factors here.
Of course, you can get a "lightning" (or other appropriate apple connector for your particular device) to HDMI patch cord. But, the cruise line may have disabled the HDMI jacks on...
Alright, I'll bite: Would you please give us...
Alright, I'll bite:
Would you please give us some examples of where you'd NEVER go?


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Deep fried "pizza" (more accurately, it's...
Deep fried "pizza" (more accurately, it's enclosed cousin -Calzone) is a far more authentic Sicilian food staple than the baked variety you find in wannabe pizzerias.
A traditional Sicilian calzone...
It is about SYD- just offering an example and...
It is about SYD- just offering an example and hoping someone who frequents SYD will respond in kind.

You said no need to show up hours ahead. But, that is a faulty assumption given the vagaries...