BooBoo is right about FLL as a possible alternative. It also has way cool saltwater aquariums so kiddo and I don't mind hanging out there for our post noon flights. TV for divers! 8)
Originally Posted by blondeanddanish
Thanks Dave!! I very much appreciate your opinion and humor. I thought I would be pressing my luck. Plan B appears to be a 3:55PM departure time. I'm not sure I want to sit in the airport for 4 hours. However, for the savings involved ($125 vs a noon departure time), I think I can grin and bear it. I think I'll continue to monitor the travel sites and see what the rates do.
Amadeus:09 Diamond;Celebrity:10 Summit; HAL: 87 Rotterdam V,89 Nieuw Amsterdam II,93 Nordam III,94 Ryndam III,96 Westerdam III,99 Veendam IV,01 Maasdam V,02 Amsterdam III,03 Volendam III,03 Zuiderdam II,04 Westerdam IV,04 Oosterdam I,05 Zaandam III,06 Statendam V,06 Prinsendam II,07 Nordam IV,08 Eurodam I,08 Rotterdam VI,09 Veendam IV,09 Volendam,10 Nieuw Amsterdam IV,12 Ryndam III;11 P&O:Artemis;RC:07 Splendour of the Seas,11 Navigator of the Seas,12 Majesty of the Seas