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I too, would recommend a 4 or 5 day cruise, out...
I too, would recommend a 4 or 5 day cruise, out of Tampa, or perhaps Port Canaveral. Three day cruises just aren't long enough to get a real feel of cruising. Everything is rushed, and there is...
I too, prefer Miracle of the three mentioned. ...
I too, prefer Miracle of the three mentioned. Just a less stressful trip, with far fewer people to line up behind. LOL

"SKY"
I've stayed in those porthole cabins in the bow a...
I've stayed in those porthole cabins in the bow a couple of times, and they're O.K., except that they are NOISY! As noted, the thrusters make a lot of noise. When going into a port where they drop...
DITTO. Far fewer folks bother to get dressed up...
DITTO. Far fewer folks bother to get dressed up on the last formal evening. Frankly, I've often wondered why they have the second formal evening. Still fun, but just a bit different.

"SKY"
HA! If it is $6, that'll be about $5.50 more...
HA! If it is $6, that'll be about $5.50 more than I expected. I haven't ordered the Lamborghini yet....

"SKY"
We too, are "Diamond" on Carnival, and the...
We too, are "Diamond" on Carnival, and the lovely, and talented Mrs. Jones did the Trans Atlantic aboard "Epic". When she stepped off the ship, she said,,,,,"NEVER AGAIN". Thanks, but no thanks.
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Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your...
Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience aboard "Magic". I'll be sailing her on Nov 11th, and am looking forward to another great Carnival cruise. I must admit, however, that I...
Vancelot is 100% correct. Their new and...
Vancelot is 100% correct. Their new and "improved" system won't allow 'em to use your CD's, and their book is lame, at best. No more is there an evening with the live band either. That was WAY too...
I too, appreciate your posting of your experience...
I too, appreciate your posting of your experience aboard "Magic". I'll be sailing her again on 11/11, and can't wait to get aboard, even though I too, like the smaller, less crowded ships a bit...
It's been a couple of years, and it may have been...
It's been a couple of years, and it may have been aboard a "Princess" ship, but we sailed with the parents of Casey Anthony. (Frankly, I don't even remember their first names, ) Most people left...
HA! That sounds like a HOOT! Seriously though,...
HA! That sounds like a HOOT! Seriously though, it is a great privilege, and lots of fun to visit the bridge. I've heard, however, that they don't allow ANY passengers on the bridge anymore, since...
Yep,,,,,as noted above, just print separate...
Yep,,,,,as noted above, just print separate boarding passes and it should be no problem.

"SKY"
I'm just a few days short of "Double Diamond", so...
I'm just a few days short of "Double Diamond", so I'd like to see a new level there. LOL

"SKY"
I've sailed "Paradise" many times out of Tampa,...
I've sailed "Paradise" many times out of Tampa, and always eat at first seating. We ALWAYS pass under the bridge while at dinner, so if you have early, and want to be on deck for the passage under...
I don't know, although I do know that it's a...
I don't know, although I do know that it's a REALLY demanding job. Damn near 24/7. Many of them do stay at the job for many, many years, while others are lucky to last one contract? The creation...
So true! Steve Castle and Butch Begovich are...
So true! Steve Castle and Butch Begovich are both history. (Butch is working in Miami, at H.Q.) It seems that the majority of the remaining ones are folks who weren't my favorites, even though...
Lee must be one of the New ones. I too, have...
Lee must be one of the New ones. I too, have never heard of him??

"SKY"
I too, don't see a lot of difference in sailing...
I too, don't see a lot of difference in sailing the two lines. As noted, the number of kids, and the number of party goers, and the age of the average cruiser, is totally dependent on the time of...
I even found, though some time ago, a short power...
I even found, though some time ago, a short power strip, with no surge protection available at Wal Mart, for $1. I bought two of 'em, and they work great on the ship, Added outlets, without a big...
For me, the ship is the destination, so YES, I'd...
For me, the ship is the destination, so YES, I'd hop aboard in a heart beat. As a matter of fact, many years ago we used to have cruises out of Tampa that went NOWHERE. They weren't seven days, but...
The "Ralphs", and the "Franks" are all busy...
The "Ralphs", and the "Franks" are all busy getting ready to serve dinner.

"SKY"
Sounds like you had your "usual" GREAT time...
Sounds like you had your "usual" GREAT time aboard our favorite ship, "Paradise". So sorry to hear about your passport, but glad you live relatively close, and could get it without too much trouble....
I've parked at "Safe Cruise Parking", in Miami,...
I've parked at "Safe Cruise Parking", in Miami, three times, and had no issues, or problems.

"SKY"
I too, sail SOLO a lot, and haven't found a good,...
I too, sail SOLO a lot, and haven't found a good, fool proof way to get the best rate. (I'd love to bring a "friend", but my wife won't let me!) LOL I usually just price the cruise I'm interested...
Yep. The two posts above are absolutely correct....
Yep. The two posts above are absolutely correct. No problem.

"SKY"