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Yeah, the OP mentioned an "internal" flight which...
Yeah, the OP mentioned an "internal" flight which I figured probably meant a "domestic" flight. I concur with your latest recommendation for checking in around 1:30 or 2:00 for a domestic flight out...
DW and I each just received separate checks for...
DW and I each just received separate checks for $9.42 in today's mail from "Bottomline Technologies, Paymode-X For Carnival plc". The paper work included with the checks state they are for Queen Mary...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By bluemarble
Lobster tail is typically on the Britannia...
Lobster tail is typically on the Britannia restaurant menu on the second to last evening of 7-day QM2 voyages. It was offered that evening in Britannia on all three of our recent June voyages (two...
Internet package prices: 30 minutes - $14.95...
Internet package prices:

30 minutes - $14.95
120 minutes - $47.95
240 minutes - $89.95
480 minutes - $167.95

An embarkation special (typically offered on day 1 and 2 of the voyage) increases...
Much better than that manually-typed list I just...
Much better than that manually-typed list I just posted. Thanks.
Transcribed from the laundry services form on our...
Transcribed from the laundry services form on our recent QM2 voyages. I have formatted the price list in a fixed-pitch font with dots to pad the columns so that it will line up reasonably well in a...
Cunard's web site is currently offering Dubai...
Cunard's web site is currently offering Dubai pre-voyage and post-voyage hotel packages for Sofitel The Palm and Park Regis Kris Kin for segments of QM2's 2019 world voyage. For Dubai segments of...
For QM2's recent June 21 call at Flam, our...
For QM2's recent June 21 call at Flam, our arrival time was listed as 8:00am and our "All Aboard" time was listed as 5:00pm in the daily programme. I don't recall what time the captain actually gave...
Looking back to last year, there was also a 5-day...
Looking back to last year, there was also a 5-day gap from October 29 to November 3, 2017 in QM2's schedule in the online Cunard brochure I have for 2017. That was another "Stars at Sea" cruise from...
Just speculating here, but this might be another...
Just speculating here, but this might be another one of those "Stars at Sea" cruises from Hamburg (or something similar). Looking back, I see there was a similar 5-day gap in QM2's schedule from May...
Sorry to disappoint, but I believe that verbiage...
Sorry to disappoint, but I believe that verbiage stating "We are in the process of changing our satellite internet service across the fleet ..." has been there for quite some time. I think it has...
Just noticed this interesting cruise listed on...
Just noticed this interesting cruise listed on one of the big-name US cruise booking web sites for the dates QE will be undergoing her "refresh" this November.

16 Days Baltic/Russia
Cunard •...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By bluemarble
Rest assured QM2 is far from a football free...
Rest assured QM2 is far from a football free zone. During our recent QM2 voyages, World Cup matches were always shown in the Golden Lion Pub and on stateroom TV channel 41. For the matches involving...
Just to further set your mind at ease, various...
Just to further set your mind at ease, various cruise calendar sites and travel agent sites (including Cunard's partner sites for Spain and Switzerland which show port timings), as well as the ship...
From the document for QM2 that I mentioned in...
From the document for QM2 that I mentioned in post #7 above:

Voyage M845: November 25 - December 8
Tina Brown - Editor Vanity Fair/The New Yorker
Peter James - Best Selling Author
Rick Reynolds...
I don't think it is possible for non-UK residents...
I don't think it is possible for non-UK residents to book a cruise via Cunard's UK web site. While it is possible to access the UK site from North America via a VPN connection to make it look like...
There appears to be a glitch in the latest 2018...
There appears to be a glitch in the latest 2018 speakers lists that I posted above. All four of the speakers shown for QV voyage V835 (24-night Caribbean Highlights, Nov 19-Dec 13) are also included...
Along those same lines, here are links to updated...
Along those same lines, here are links to updated Insight Guest Lecturers lists which Cunard have made available to travel agents but have not yet posted on their main customer-facing web site.
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Yes, that's usually the case. And there will be...
Yes, that's usually the case. And there will be times when the voyage details are ahead of what has been posted in the pdf documents.

Just keep in mind normally only voyage numbers without a...
It would appear that Cunard have not been...
It would appear that Cunard have not been updating the lists of insight guest lecturers on their web site as often as they have in the past. The previous speaker list for QV only showed speakers...
Correct. The New York disembarkation timings I...
Correct. The New York disembarkation timings I provided were for the QM2 westbound crossing June 24-July 1, 2018.
Here is some recent timing for New York...
Here is some recent timing for New York disembarkation (from yesterday).

We had booked the Cunard transfer to LaGuardia airport. We were called off the ship at 8:15am. By the time we were actually...
Not sure what is going on. The photos are "jpg"...
Not sure what is going on. The photos are "jpg" files uploaded as standard Cruise Critic file attachments placed inline using "[ ATTACH ]" tags for automatic direct display within the post itself....
During the recent QM2 Norway Fjords cruise, there...
During the recent QM2 Norway Fjords cruise, there was a "New Logo Launch" to introduce new Cunard and QM2 logo clothing and souvenirs. Among the items introduced are a "QM Teddy Gilet" for $22, a "QM...
Then 'out of the blue', the sun has made a...
Then 'out of the blue', the sun has made a brilliant appearance this afternoon/early evening. The air temperature is still chilly (feels like it's about 60°F at best), but we have the sun shining...