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Old October 31st, 2005, 01:31 AM
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When sailing to Hawaii with four days at sea do they change times during the sea days or do they use ship time
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Old October 31st, 2005, 04:09 AM
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On Song of America, we stayed on ship's time. Most cruise lines seem to operate the same way.

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Old October 31st, 2005, 06:40 PM
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We just sailed from Vancouver to Hawaii with the first 5 days at sea. They would announce and print in the Capers on which nights we needed to adjust our clocks. We then arrived in our first port on Hawaii time.

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We just got off the Seranade of the Seas Panama Canal cruise and they changed the time at noon as we crossed the time zones.
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It is up to the ship's discretion, they can do whatever they think is best. Most ships try to stay with whatever time zone they are in, and change at midnight. But that is not an ironclad rule. Many ships going to the Western Caribbean from Florida never roll their clocks back to central time. They just basically allow you to think that the local time is an hour later than it really is. I don't know how they can get away with this, but they do.
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Oh my UConn1, this sounds like such a fabulous trip, what ship? Oh my and how could you have let such an outstand trip go by without blazing the details in neon???

I mean, I work so I may have missed the details but please tell us!
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On HAL they leave a note on your pillow about time changes so we are always on local time.
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