Originally Posted by spencercoop
Originally Posted by ragtiki2005
I would think the duct tape would be used for any damage to your suitcase or to help keep the balcony door open at night. Bob
I think you are write about the duct tape for the suitcases. But don't use duct tape to keep the door open. Use a piece of wood that is about like 5-6 inches long and about a 1/2 diameter. I am not sure about the real dimensions, I am just trying to picture the piece of wood.
Also people have said that they have asked their stateroom stewart for a piece of wood to keep the door open and they have given it to them.
I keep a wooden dowel that is 3/4" to 1" diameter (round) and about 8-10 inches long with our cruise paraphanalia. I pack it when we book a balcony room and just pop into the open door between the hinges. It works perfectly for holding the door open and takes up very little room in my bags.
Been there - done that:
2005 Holiday, Sensation, Conquest,
2006 Conquest, Celebration, Holiday,
2007 Freedom Grand Med, Holiday
2008 Fantasy & Sensation,
2009 Fantasy, Holiday & Dream Grand Med
2010 Fantasy and B2B Elation
2011 Monarch of the Seas
2012 Booked - Breeze from Barcelona 12 days