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Thanks for the info. I will tell her to book and...
Thanks for the info. I will tell her to book and check for price drops. And to clarify my "free drink package", was in fact free...
Special deals?
My friend is getting ready to book a short January cruise getaway. Does Carnival have any special deals that she should look for? For example, my last cruise on another line had a free drinks package...
Seattle: flight not arriving until 6:30 one day in Seattle
flight now arriving at 6:30 pm instead of noon. Leaving Monday am on Amtrak to Vancouver for cruise. Now one evening and Sunday. Want to see as much as possible. Staying near Pike Market. Give me an...
Thanks for all your help. Also for your last...
Thanks for all your help. Also for your last comment Vibe Guy...but not needed this trip. LOL
Bag drop between Westlake stop and Pike Market?
Is there any hotel/ place that will hold a bag for a few hours until my check in time somewhere else? I am arriving by Link to Westlake stop around 11 and I want to go to Pike Market and and possibly...
SeaTac LINK to Pike Market?
Can you take the LINK from the airport to The Pikes Market area air b&b?Or would taxi or uber be better?
This was the most wasted $$ of our entire trip....
This was the most wasted $$ of our entire trip. If you want to visit someplace like Granville Island or Stanley Park or any destination, take public transportation or cab to where you want to go. If...
The hotel right above the cruise terminal will...
The hotel right above the cruise terminal will hold your bags for $5 each. This does require you to leave for the airport from there, but depends what sites you are seeing if this a good idea.
We did the Skagway Glacier Safari independently...
We did the Skagway Glacier Safari independently and saved $20 pp. We were on the same excursion as the people who booked on the ship. Based on the info from cc and trip advisor, I would usually opt...
Sorry for the delay in replying, trying to kick...
Sorry for the delay in replying, trying to kick my cc addiction. We simply walked up to the bellman desk with our luggage and paid the fee in cash. They gave us a tag to pick up at the end of the...
Also recommend that you purchase dinner to eat on...
Also recommend that you purchase dinner to eat on the train. We got some great deli sandwiches near Pioneer Square and some wine to enjoy as we wound our way up the tracks.
We did Spiedel's tour on the last of our 4 days...
We did Spiedel's tour on the last of our 4 days in town, but wished we had done it earlier. Several friends said we "had to do it" and they were right. Touristy, yes, but a good basic history of the...
We used Rainy Day Charters with Captain Jared. We...
We used Rainy Day Charters with Captain Jared. We booked the boat for 4 hours for four of us. He was extremely responsive when we emailed him a couple of times with questions and requests. He met us...
Also, only one allows bicycles, but I don't...
Also, only one allows bicycles, but I don't remember which, sorry.
Two of the three couples traveling together were...
Two of the three couples traveling together were celebrating anniversaries while onboard. The third couple surprised us both with Anniversary packages. Because we got an upgrade at the pier to a...
We booked an assigned OV a year and a half in...
We booked an assigned OV a year and a half in advance for our Volendam Alaska cruise in July. All three couples traveling together booked the same category. Two of us were upgraded to Vista Suite...
Forgot to post, we were on the Volendam July...
Forgot to post, we were on the Volendam July 2017, and I would be happy to answer any other questions. There are not a lot of Volendam posts on cc, especially about the 7 day cruises.
Volendam's self service laundry was packed on...
Volendam's self service laundry was packed on gala night afternoon, mainly waiting for irons. For $20 you can send out as much as you can pack in a cloth laundry bag and it will come back washed and...
We also enjoyed the Glacier Point Safari. Our...
We also enjoyed the Glacier Point Safari. Our group of 6 booked independently. When we met our guide in the morning at the gangplank they put all of the people from our ship's booked excursion on one...
After our fantastic wilderness safari, we went to...
After our fantastic wilderness safari, we went to the Soapy Smith show about the gold rush and then went to the national park museum. The show is well done, a little corny , but a good history lesson...
This is why we booked our fishing trip privately....
This is why we booked our fishing trip privately. In Ketchikan we used Rainy Day Charters at www.ketchikanakfishing.com Our captain, Jared, met the 4 of us at the gangplank. We were the only ones on...
Sailed HAL this July. Excellent service, very...
Sailed HAL this July. Excellent service, very good food, and picked for the itinerary...Glacier Bay. Read more on the Alaska forum. Also wanted longer port times.
We were on the July 12 sailing of the Volendam...
We were on the July 12 sailing of the Volendam out of Vancouver to Alaska. The ship was in code red the last 2 days, and my husband and another person in our group got it the last night, bad. The...
If facing the Pan Pacific from across the street,...
If facing the Pan Pacific from across the street, you go down a sidewalk at the right of the building. We walked to it and found it easily.
Don't miss the Underground Tour, the Chiluly...
Don't miss the Underground Tour, the Chiluly exhibit, and of course Pike Place Market. We loved Seattle.