Debarkation quick enough to go to work?

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Hi, Our son just started work today in WPB, so we are very interested in cruising out of Palm Beach. We'd love for him to go w us sometimes on the weekend. If we returned to port at 7 am on a Monday, do you think he could get off quickly enough to be at work by 9?


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It took a while for us to get off the ship. I wouldn't take the chance. Thry tell you if you have to fly, make sure it's after 12 noon.
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Ok, thank you


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Originally posted by kbklcamp
Hi, Our son just started work today in WPB, so we are very interested in cruising out of Palm Beach. We'd love for him to go w us sometimes on the weekend. If we returned to port at 7 am on a Monday, do you think he could get off quickly enough to be at work by 9?


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It will be close. Arrived back at Port today. We had our passports and only a carry on piece of luggage We planned on the getting off early 8:00. That did not happen. I made it out to the parking lot at 11:15 and had to wait and 10-15 minutes to get our car.


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Was it slow bc of crowds or Customs? I hope you enjoyed the cruise


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The line for those with US Passports was literally only about 1/10 as long as it was for those who did not. That said, we didn't actually begin debarkation until about 8:00 AM this morning.
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Originally posted by tidecat
The line for those with US Passports was literally only about 1/10 as long as it was for those who did not. That said, we didn't actually begin debarkation until about 8:00 AM this morning.
Hi Tidecat, did you notice if there was an excursion to Taino Beach Resort? It has been closed since Hurricane Matthew last fall. I am planning on going on the cruise soon and I really prefer the day pass at Taino Resort to Lucaya.
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Originally posted by keeponcruising
Hi Tidecat, did you notice if there was an excursion to Taino Beach Resort? It has been closed since Hurricane Matthew last fall. I am planning on going on the cruise soon and I really prefer the day pass at Taino Resort to Lucaya.
I did not see one listed in the ship's offerings. I did not go ashore this cruise.

They do appear to be open from their Web site, but it looks like a number of days in September are unavailable for booking.
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