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On the excursions part of your cruise itinerary...
On the excursions part of your cruise itinerary they divide up each cruise port by port. Click on the different ports and inspect the variety offered. You chose whichever you think you might like to...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By john watson
For parents who come from the UK Cunard offer...
For parents who come from the UK Cunard offer cruises which are similar itineraries to P&O including the odd transatlantic. The price difference tends to switch bookings to P&O. Parents with two...
I stand corrected, I was thinking of the Deluxe...
I stand corrected, I was thinking of the Deluxe Balcony Cabins on E deck. Which are completely covered.

Regards John
C deck balconies are 9' x 9' whereas DE are 9' x...
C deck balconies are 9' x 9' whereas DE are 9' x 7' so not that much smaller whereas cabin is bigger. C deck half covered and DE are fully covered.

Regards John
3 Disembarkation. During the last couple of days...
3 Disembarkation. During the last couple of days the cruise line organises a timetable for disembarkation. Coach passengers get put into a disembarkation time group to all get on the different...
You need to approach your travel agent or cruise...
You need to approach your travel agent or cruise line direct as appropriate. They should be able to advise regarding additional costs etc. I added my daughter to a cruise once where I had...
I should say things are organised much as you...
I should say things are organised much as you have previously experienced. The main differences are the size of the ships increasing. To some extent the passengers are different insofar as...
The advantage of cruising is that you can choose...
The advantage of cruising is that you can choose a beach itinerary or a sightseeing itinerary and so on. If you are travelling with children beach holidays can be really good. However, night life...
I believe you may go to the sanctuary if you pay...
I believe you may go to the sanctuary if you pay the appropriate charge. The pool in this vicinity is adult area and non-chargeable. Obviously if you go into the casino of an evening too.

Regards...
I got the email today and it seems that Cunard...
I got the email today and it seems that Cunard are seeking a direction to follow in terms of their next generation of passengers. I wonder sometimes with this type of survey if they have already...
The round the British Isles cruise prices from...
The round the British Isles cruise prices from Dover on the small Pacific Princess tend to drop significantly near sail date. In fact many Princess cruise ex-UK prices drop near sail date. My...
You can buy Annual Travel Insurance within chosen...
You can buy Annual Travel Insurance within chosen geographical limits (which may be enlarged mid term in most cases), then renew as required to cover your booked cruise. This has the advantage of...
Do you take a camera on cruises, Sharon? Lol...
Do you take a camera on cruises, Sharon?

Lol John
As Dai has said, blue ones in your cabin. If you...
As Dai has said, blue ones in your cabin. If you need extra ask cabin steward. An alternative is to visit the spa pool nip in the toilets/changing room and there are usually some on racks waiting...
Yes I have but I kept bumping into things. The...
Yes I have but I kept bumping into things. The cabin steward changed the bulb on the second night and I saw the light and felt like I was born again.

Regards John
An independent excursions company is...
An independent excursions company is www.viator.com Always read the complete detailed information on the website and email them with any queries you may have. It is important to remember that if...
What! Going to work, shopping and everything?...
What! Going to work, shopping and everything? Jeremy Kyle did an episode which included young people going down the shops in pyjamas and slippers but I did not think these people also went on...
The Club Balcony cabins on Queen Victoria seem to...
The Club Balcony cabins on Queen Victoria seem to all be midships on Decks 7 and 8. The widest distribution of two cabins of this type is going to be reasonably close in my opinion.

Regards John
Is this not the sort of dress style people like...
Is this not the sort of dress style people like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams wore when performing?

Regards John
I'm sure one James Bond film featured Queen...
I'm sure one James Bond film featured Queen Elizabeth (the Cunard vessel) in Hong Kong harbour before it was built over with the construction of the container port section.

Regards John
It would under the notion of "National Dress",...
It would under the notion of "National Dress", however a jacket and tie are also required on Gala Nights.

Regards John.
Most times I have spotted a card in the cabin,...
Most times I have spotted a card in the cabin, advising the name of the steward. This is typically backed up by the steward appearing and telling you the same thing. If it's something like...
Port is better for any sunshine which may occur....
Port is better for any sunshine which may occur. Putting "no upgrades" on your booking might help avoiding a free upgrade to a bigger balcony on the shady side of the ship.

Regards John
I think this is a subtle way the cruise line is...
I think this is a subtle way the cruise line is asking you whether you want to be billed in Dollars and your bank/credit card company to do the currency exchange or billed in Pounds with the cruise...
Are people inferring, that's why they cancelled...
Are people inferring, that's why they cancelled the cruises yesterday?

Regards John