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Old August 28th, 2000, 05:47 PM
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What is the status of making phone calls from the ship? Im sure it is pretty expensive, but is it possible and any ideas how expensive? Thanks!
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Old August 28th, 2000, 06:07 PM
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Pete,
Its very expensive, best bet is to wait to get into a port and then use the phone,
or find an internet cafe and send an e-mail. We've found these nice cafe's all over the caribbean, and at a resonable price too.

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Old August 29th, 2000, 02:40 AM
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It is much better to wait until port because the charges are $10 a minute to the United States and Canada.
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Old August 30th, 2000, 09:52 AM
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Our son had to call us when we were on the Elation (due to a death in the family). The charge to our sign and sail card was $21.00. I do have to say, that in an emergency, it was wonderful to be able to phone home. I wouldn't plan on using the phones to chat on though. Bon Voyage.
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Old August 30th, 2000, 10:33 PM
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It's around $15 per minute to call from a ship. The reason it's so high is that the ship uses satellite time for calls. Do what the crew does -- run to a pay phone on the pier and call with your calling card. You'll find public phones everywhere.
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