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Austraveller said.... A previous post mentioned...
Austraveller said....
A previous post mentioned "working 14 hours a day". That might have been mentioned on the infamous TV show. The maximum staff can work is 10 hours for a seven day a week...
I don't do rubbish. I too know staff that work on...
I don't do rubbish. I too know staff that work on these cruises. Your DD obviously won't get fed up of repetitive food over ten months if she can grab herself some real food whenever she wishes
@ bplazo....yes the crew do receive meals but...
@ bplazo....yes the crew do receive meals but absolutely nothing like the ones passengers receive. One would think it would be easier to do all the same meals. The meals for crew are terrible, mainly...
Lottie7..they have to give all tips received to a...
Lottie7..they have to give all tips received to a pool which is shared out by all. He would not have kept it for himself. If caught doing that, staff can be fired
moswinner....but they don't work 84 hours a week...
moswinner....but they don't work 84 hours a week for a pittance, do they? here on minimum wage they would be paid for time worked over 42 hours. Isn't minimum pay here about £6 and hour, that equates...
1......crew do have to pay for their uniforms, on...
1......crew do have to pay for their uniforms, on Princess too.

2......We very often in the UK can't watch US programmes either, it's nothing to do with ''the Dispatches Team don't wish you to see...
@Willow148...that works out to about £106 a week....
@Willow148...that works out to about £106 a week. They have two months off after their contract and still have to pay for their living expenses back home. So the money has to be spread out over that...
Celebrity are registered in Africa so that they...
Celebrity are registered in Africa so that they can bypass USA/UK employment rules. I'm shocked that so many of you are cold and uncaring. So it's ok to use slave labour then? Regardless whether $640...
the drill was done within 24 hrs according to one...
the drill was done within 24 hrs according to one of the passengers interviewed
Its a beautiful ship and only five years old. It...
Its a beautiful ship and only five years old. It said it held up to 5000 passengers. Some passengers are still on there. It has listed on its side. Its the Costa Concordia
It was the 4th January 2009 when two of us stayed...
It was the 4th January 2009 when two of us stayed there and as I said it was about $350. [included in that was the transport to the ship] I suspect it's a busy time of the year. If ever I go to FT.L...
I booked it online on the Hotel's web. That was...
I booked it online on the Hotel's web. That was in January 2009
the Embassy Suites as far as I can remember cost...
the Embassy Suites as far as I can remember cost $350 for the one night.
We stayed at the Embassy Suites and thought it...
We stayed at the Embassy Suites and thought it far too expensive and we didn't need a suite for an overnight stay, a much cheaper hotel would have done. Unfortunately, we didn't know anywhere in the...
Which Airport is nearest Please?
Which airport is the nearest to the port in Istanbul please?
Princess do too. It's spread out for tips,...
Princess do too. It's spread out for tips, otherwise even a head bartender would only get $730 a month pay. Is that about £480 in UK terms?
I wonder if this is the link, it has a login so...
I wonder if this is the link, it has a login so maybe once you log in there's a part that asks you for details

http://www.cruiseexperts.org/default.asp?PID=7&PPID=90&DTL=2941
A money belt is the answer, they are usually thin...
A money belt is the answer, they are usually thin but strong material and fit under the T-shirt/shirt
She flies tomorrow, found out about charges three...
She flies tomorrow, found out about charges three days ago about. She will lose £1200 if she cancels. Unfortunate circumstances. She doesn't drink, is elderly and will live free on the ship, well not...
please,I know what you are saying but this woman...
please,I know what you are saying but this woman is in financial difficulty with the recession in the UK since booking the cruise. Will someone please tell me if the cabin charges are optional? ...
yes I absolutely know what you are saying, I have...
yes I absolutely know what you are saying, I have always left the charges on as I believe the staff need that extra money but I am asking for a friend that has only just found out about the charge...
can anyone say if the daily cabin charge...
can anyone say if the daily cabin charge [gratuity] of about $12 a day be removed? i don't mean meals in the cabin
But they have six months on and then three months...
But they have six months on and then three months off, that money has to go on their rent/food etc till the next contract and the rent has to be paid all year whether they're living in the house or...
How much do the bartenders receive?
How much do the bartenders receive?
My son-in-law put a lock on his suitcase....so...
My son-in-law put a lock on his suitcase....so far so good but when he arrived in Miami his suitcase wasn't on the flight. It was forwarded to him on the cruise some three days later in Jamaica. The...