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Old October 19th, 2005, 07:21 AM
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I have a question that I have not been able to find a quick answer to concerning the locations of the ports where cuise ships leave from. I know San Diego is a very easy port to get to. Fly in take a quick shuttle and your there. It would be nice if there was more information provided by the cruise ship companies on this information.
I also know leaving from Galveston you have to fly to Houston and pay almost $50 for a round trip shuttle to get to the port and back.
Are there any other ports other then San Diego that are easy to get to and your not on a shuttle or bus for any length of time.
I am looking at a quick trip the middle of May and I am paying for a few other people as a gift so I am looking for an "easy" port. Not too picky on cruise. Somewhere warm would be grand and a 4 to 6 day cruise would be perfect. But after using San Diego once it sure made alot easier not having the expense and long ride to the port. It also makes flying in the same day easier. Thanks
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Old October 19th, 2005, 10:10 AM
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why would the cruise lines offer alternative information on getting to the piers other than their shuttle service?? They would be loosing money.
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Old October 19th, 2005, 05:09 PM
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Hi LisaK,

Actually, this appears to me to be a suggestion and a question


Hi stalco,

Try posting your question on the "Ask CM's Staff" board . I think your suggestion was that the cruise lines give more information about how close the embarkation pier is to the airport. Is that right? Or did I read it wrong?

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Old October 26th, 2005, 07:54 AM
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Stalco,

Where will you be coming from? Will flights be necessary?

Boston's black falcon pier is a quick taxi ride from Logan International Airport. If you drive, there is a parking facility across the street.

The Norwegian Majesty does weekly cruises from Boston to Bermuda, May-October. By contacting Massport.com, you can gather information about other cruises which may embark in Boston.

When we cruised from Miami, the cruiseline provided a shuttle to the airport. We booked our flight through Carnival, thus the shuttle was included.

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Old November 7th, 2005, 01:49 AM
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Ft Lauderdale was great. Our plane landed at 1:10 we claimed luggage, got cab paid $12.00, had pre-done RCI set sail pass and was eating in Windjammer by 2 pm.

Loved it!
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Old November 18th, 2005, 11:54 PM
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from miami airport to the port is short shuttle ride
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Old November 28th, 2005, 05:30 PM
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Tampa ports are a quick ride from the airport - you could take a taxi, shutte, or pay for limo transport if you wanted to spring. Its only about a 15 minute ride (if that) and the Tampa airport is easy to get in and out of as a passenger - JMHO of course. Good luck.
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Los Angeles or Long Beach Harbor are a snap if you manage to book your flight to Long Beach Airport. A nightmare if you fly into L.A. International.
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