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Old February 8th, 2013, 02:35 PM
Sistersolo Sistersolo is offline
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It's Alan, not Allen. I've been on one cruise with them, and twice on other ships where they had a goodly-sized group aboard. I'd go again but many of the packages he offers are on ships I don't want, or to places I don't want to go. And, like you, I need to find a person to share the cabin. Alan's e-mail list is so extensive that almost everything he offers sells out in a day or so, and I normally can't find anyone that quickly.

Someone (or 2, or 3 depending on the size of the group) people from his travel office go with each group. If Alan himself is along he throws a pretty nice party for the group one evening. He also offers only one shore excursion in each stop; it usually mirrors one of the more popular tours the ship offers, but at 1/2 to2/3 the price.

His price for the cruise itself is no better than you can get through any other agency; the savings, if any, come from the package of airfare/hotel/transfers/cruise.
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