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You can pre-book your MTD times for each night....
You can pre-book your MTD times for each night. We've done this on 3 cruises and never had to wait more than a few minutes to be seated. We were seated with only our party (not an issue for us) and...
I do this also but I also do it if we ARE in the...
I do this also but I also do it if we ARE in the same season so that I know that what I want to take is actually clean and ready to go. (this is of course after having the experience of having to do...
I too am GF (not Celiac but have very bad...
I too am GF (not Celiac but have very bad reactions to gluten) and was soooooo happy on Radiance this past August with the GF options. Every meal in the MDR had GF options and our waiter was so good...
Agree. Have taken this on 4 cruises and no...
Agree. Have taken this on 4 cruises and no issues. DS took his as well with no issues. Very convenient.
I usually try to go early to avoid long lines. ...
I usually try to go early to avoid long lines. We were planning on arriving at 11:30 for our last cruise (out of Vancouver) but the hotel bellman told us to go earlier-10:30 and we were able to...
We also have not been on Empress but have been on...
We also have not been on Empress but have been on Majesty (and Monarch when she was around). We did My Time Dining and did not feel it was a long drawn out process. Not sure if you-as a solo-would...
You could always bring your empty with you when...
You could always bring your empty with you when you go for the next one to show that you didn't give the drink to someone else. Agreed they can cut you off if they think you are too intoxicated.
On Radiance last month had lobster tails on the...
On Radiance last month had lobster tails on the 2nd formal night. (DS had 2 along with his steak). On the menu other nights for extra cost but was a regular entree on 2nd formal night
We were on Radiance last month and same...
We were on Radiance last month and same thing-champagne floowwwwing at the Captain's reception. No return guest party-but my guess is that there are so many C&A members that that party could...
Last month our waiter did this frequently when DS...
Last month our waiter did this frequently when DS or DH could not decide which app/entree/dessert they wanted. Also, the portions are not so huge (like a 3 small scallop app for example) so sharing...
We were on her on Aug 12th (can't see us at sail...
We were on her on Aug 12th (can't see us at sail away-were on the other side further down). Vancouver was amazing-had 1.5 days there pre-cruise and can't wait to go back for more. Going under Lions...
We LOVED (repeat LOVED) Tracy's tour from Wild...
We LOVED (repeat LOVED) Tracy's tour from Wild Wolf Tours. Tracy gave us a great history of Ketchikan (she's a native) as we drove to the Totem Village . We learned a lot about totems and the symbols...
On Radiance last month the safe was in a cabinet...
On Radiance last month the safe was in a cabinet over the TV. Not huge but big enough to fit wallets, cell phones, jewelry, passports and a net book. Used the zip loc bag idea (for everything but...
Hi scurrymd!! Come join the roll call and sign up...
Hi scurrymd!! Come join the roll call and sign up for the M&M!!! We have the 25 needed to hold one so join us!!
THank you so much for sharing your trip with us...
THank you so much for sharing your trip with us all! We board next Friday and I can't wait. Your pictures are amazing and inspire me to try to capture some as well.
Have not cruised in a number of years and not...
Have not cruised in a number of years and not sure I understand the casino situation as it is now. How does it work? Do you have to have cash in hand to convert to chips/put in slots? or can you use...
Happened to us last year. I was in the hospital...
Happened to us last year. I was in the hospital when I should have been boarding a plane to our departure port. As soon as I was out of the hospital, booked for this summer. Had insurance (thank...
Glad you were able to work it out. I think I...
Glad you were able to work it out. I think I misread your original post-assumed the cruise was beyond final payment and within the can't rebook period. Happy it worked out and hope whoever was ill...
We had to cancel last year for similar...
We had to cancel last year for similar circumstances I was admitted to the hospital the day before we were to board. We had some OBC from the RCI Visa and we were told that we could not get them...
We are taking one in 2 weeks with Wild Wolf...
We are taking one in 2 weeks with Wild Wolf Tours. We too wanted someone "in the know" to take us. They came highly recommended. Will post after we return the pros and cons.
Unless your daughter is the Captain, there is...
Unless your daughter is the Captain, there is nothing that you need to tell her about the possible upcoming weather. The staff on board are all very knowledgeable and well equipped to deal with...
If you book now through RCI and the port is...
If you book now through RCI and the port is missed you will get refunded the amount you paid. Also, I believe (unless things have changed since we last cruised) that RCI reserves a certain % of...
Thank you so much for your review and especially...
Thank you so much for your review and especially pics of the MDR menus. We are on the same sailing as island lady. We were supposed togo last year but I ended up in the hospital the day before we ...
This is what we have done. We wanted two rooms...
This is what we have done. We wanted two rooms next to each other-did not have to be connecting. We called and asked about specific classes of cabins and specific areas/decks of the ship and the rep...
Thank you!! :)
Thank you!! :)