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We took the ferry from the pier adjacent to the...
We took the ferry from the pier adjacent to the cruise dock a few years ago. We planned to stop at the Folk Museum first so we got off at the second stop. Unfortunately it is a long walk uphill...
Our actual experience in ports in South America...
Our actual experience in ports in South America and the Mediterranean has been the same as Astro Flyer.



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The handling of wine brought on board at ports...
The handling of wine brought on board at ports can vary. The Passage Contract requires that alcohol brought on board at ports be turned over at a check in table upon boarding to be returned the last...
[/QUOTE]Most of them are not wineries but just...
[/QUOTE]Most of them are not wineries but just tasting rooms. Some also have food.



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I would definitely recommend you consider the...
I would definitely recommend you consider the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail.

https://urbanwinetrailsb.com/



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At least a couple of years ago at the turnaround...
At least a couple of years ago at the turnaround point in the Fisherman’s wharf area there was a Walgreen’s that sold tickets for the streetcars. Very convenient.


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I wouldn’t do it as the refurbished vintage...
I wouldn’t do it as the refurbished vintage streetcars weren’t designed for people with that amount of luggage. You’re on vacation so relax and take a taxi, UBER, or LYFT.


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hotels near the port in San Francisco
I will comment as a visitor to San Francisco rather than a resident. Our son attended Stanford for seven years so we have visited the area quite a few times. I have stayed at the Hilton hotel near...
Amalfi Coast excursions
We used a different company, but you want to go to Pompeii in the morning before the heat of the day which can be very uncomfortable.

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Amalfi Coast excursions
We had an excellent tour of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast including Positano and Sorento by AP Tours a couple of years ago. We also used Share a Shore Excursion in Livorno and Rome. Would highly...
This is the information I found about the ferry. ...
This is the information I found about the ferry.

http://www.captaincook.com.au/sydney-harbour-cruises/ferries/white-bay-ferry/white-bay-city-ferry/


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The Sydney cruise schedule shows that you will be...
The Sydney cruise schedule shows that you will be docking at the White Bay Cruise Terminal and attractions won’t be walkable. There is apparently a ferry that you can take to the Baranagaroo Wharf...
Stuff to do in Sydney
Are you on the Viking Orion? What is the date of you port visit?

It looks like the Viking cruises primarily use the White Bay Terminal which is farther away than the Overseas Cruise Terminal on...
Be certain to check your itinerary. Sometimes...
Be certain to check your itinerary. Sometimes Princess uses the Carnival dock in Long Beach for port stops.


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Discover San Pedro & the L.A. Waterfront from Discover LA
I received this information from Discover Los Angeles. It might be useful for those sailing from San Pedro.

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Neither. We find the best is a tablet, in our...
Neither. We find the best is a tablet, in our case a 9.7" iPad.


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I usually access CC through the Forums app on my iPhone and iPad. I had the "pleasure :rolleyes:" to experience the new format for the first time and IMHO it is terrible :eek:. It is much hard...
Dec 3 Mexico from LAX - Hotel Recommendations?
We had dinner on the Queen Mary and looked at the cabins. We'll opt for the Double Tree.

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Enjoy your cruise!


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The Double Tree definitely has a shuttle to the...
The Double Tree definitely has a shuttle to the pier. Haven't stayed at the Crowne Plaza but I am almost positive that they also have a shuttle. Traffic to San Pedro should be significantly better...
As Colo Cruiser posted, Princess cruises depart...
As Colo Cruiser posted, Princess cruises depart from San Pedro, not Long Beach. I would travel to San Pedro after arrival and stay at the Double Tree or Crown Plaza overnight. In the morning you...
The Passage Contract appears to state that...
The Passage Contract appears to state that alcohol other than wine or champagne will be removed at embarkation and discarded, but that alcohol brought on at ports will be held until the last night of...
I believe what DougH was saying was that he...
I believe what DougH was saying was that he thought it was best to rent a car but if you chose to do the train then he felt the train/bus combo was better than just the train.



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I assume that you are just asking the question to...
I assume that you are just asking the question to stir up the water, but we have watched them in the hot sun slicing up the fruit on those carts and as a result we give those carts a wide berth. We...