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Thank you OSKiwiJJ and GUT2407. Here is...
Thank you OSKiwiJJ and GUT2407.


Here is the photo of the backpack.


https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-G7JzcFl0E0A/W1RezRithiI/AAAAAAAAzlY/nKYTfvZoqjA2t5hrmcUTT_c5FNei1H4yACLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_0674.JPG
There is a saying that "you are never too old to...
There is a saying that "you are never too old to learn". :p


Yes, while I know a lot about air travel this is my first time on Qantas. ;p


Most airlines do show the dimensions on a personal...
Thanks I plan to go with the one carry on that...
Thanks I plan to go with the one carry on that meets this requirement:


22in + 14in + 9in


I have a relatively small backpack that holds a laptap computer and a few other items which is what...
Shane continues as Cruise DIrector. :D Russ...
Shane continues as Cruise DIrector. :D

Russ is replacing Paul McFarland who recently retired.


Keith
Question About Personal Item On A Qantas Flight
I know I could ask this on the cruise air board but I think I will get more input on this board since many of you fly Qantas.

We will be flying Qantas business class from New Zealand to Australia....
The answer is the odds are good for relatively...
The answer is the odds are good for relatively calm seas but my own experience this time of year or for that matter anytime of year that you just never know. One of the roughest seas we have...
My experience is if you put a lock on the luggage...
My experience is if you put a lock on the luggage and they want to get in they will just cut it off. They just don't really care. I can understand that.

We just do what they ask us to do.

On...
I would post on the Canada Western Board where...
I would post on the Canada Western Board where this question comes up from time to time.

https://boards.cruisecritic.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=&f=39

Keith
CruiserBruce has said it very well. I find...
CruiserBruce has said it very well.

I find that in cities such as Miami that you can do a lot better on your own between the selection of hotels and the transportation in lieu of what the cruise...
Robin, no worries. I was not reacting to your...
Robin, no worries. I was not reacting to your posts.



A major takeaway for me from this thread is the positive thoughts on Russ. It is not often that there is pretty much 100% consensus on...
How did we get from hearing about the new cruise...
How did we get from hearing about the new cruise director to a discussion about drinking and the liver?

Honestly I am more interested in hearing about the cruise director.

Back to the topic I...
Kate I am sure you will get additional...
Kate I am sure you will get additional recommendations here.

I also recommend posting on the Italy Ports of Call Board if you have not done so already as there as some very knowledgeable people on...
Oops. LeeAnne, thanks for the catch. ;p ...
Oops. LeeAnne, thanks for the catch. ;p


I should have said less formal and/or more casual than before.

Thanks,
Keith
Yes, we have been asked not to lock the luggage...
Yes, we have been asked not to lock the luggage by some of the luggage carriers.


For domestic we do.


Ties are also a good option.


We just check with the shippers in each case.
Len, that's great. The good thing IMHO on the...
Len, that's great. The good thing IMHO on the inclusive wine is that it changes from time to time which for us is nice so we try new things.



Pat, I can't believe it's been over three years...
Pat, if Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is...
Pat, if Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is important to you I would bring your own on-board.


On our Symphony cruise in late May/June there was a Sauvignon Blanc offered which was from...
Latest Update: As July 21, 2018 PLEASE...
Latest Update: As July 21, 2018

PLEASE NOTE:

It’s a big help to me that you use the following format when requesting to have your updates added to this thread

Jan 23 (8302) Los Angeles to...
dabear, I am glad you have found my posts to be...
dabear, I am glad you have found my posts to be helpful.

Overall Crystal Cruises has become a lot less casual than it used to be.

On cruises of seven or less days the evening attire is all...
A good friend who lives in Hawaii saw Symphony...
A good friend who lives in Hawaii saw Symphony arrive and sent me some photos. Here are two of them.

Beautiful ship. Looks like a picture perfect day.


Keith
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Yes and logic tells me that it was more expensive...
Yes and logic tells me that it was more expensive to provide wrapped butter than unwrapped butter. ;p

Keith
Muriel, do try other wines. It is a terrific...
Muriel, do try other wines.

It is a terrific opportunity to change things up IMHO.

Keith
This is great. I have to admit I looked...
This is great.


I have to admit I looked at the CDC manual


https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/vsp/docs/vsp_operations_manual_2018-508.pdf


Wow. It has a lot of "stuff". LOL.
I am sorry I am not sure about the taxi fare as...
I am sorry I am not sure about the taxi fare as we always walk it but hopefully someone will know.


Keith
You are very welcome. I just went back to...
You are very welcome.


I just went back to my notes.


The bag included a boxed lunch and it was more food than we could eat. It was done very nicely.


Underneath the bag was a seat pad...
From our seats we could see the road where the...
From our seats we could see the road where the cars passed and behind that were some of the yachts that we docked where parties were held the night before the race and where some had a nice view of...