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Old January 11th, 2007, 05:55 AM
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Default Second hand smoke

The review below is our worst nightmare, that is spending thousands of dollars for a family cruise and then being engulfed for 7 days with second hand smoke. The wife and I fear this more than anything else. Is it really that bad? Smoking in the cabin hallways and in the cabins??? Please no. I understood that there were designated areas for smoking and that "most" of the ship with the exception of some bars and such were free of smoke. Can someone please give us some reassurances that we've just not wasted five thousand dollars.

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Old January 11th, 2007, 06:56 AM
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smoking is only allowed in very restricted areas in the ship , mostly the bars and casino , none in the rooms halls or at dinner, on deck outside it is allowed, Trust me you will catch a wiff from time to time but its not bad at all. I am a non smoker and am not bothered in the least. you will always have someone whom doesnt comply but its rare.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 08:30 PM
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Hi dhornick,

Smoking is allowed in the cabins, on one side of the outside deck, in the casino, and in parts of some bars.

Smoking is not allowed in any dining areas or show areas.

You shouldn't have any trouble avoiding "second hand smoke" as the smoking and non-smoking areas are very well marked.

As jacobs1617 said, MOST smokers are very good about not smoking in the non-smoking areas.

If you see that someone is smoking in a non-smoking area just report it to a crew member and they will take care of it.

The cabins are cleaned and "de-smoked" before you board. We've never had the smell of smoke in our cabin when we boarded.
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Old January 13th, 2007, 06:43 PM
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We've cruise the "Glory" and haven't had a problem with second hand smoke, with the exception of the bar where the Karaoke is held. As the previous posters have noted, they are very good about enforceing the "no smoking" areas. The "smoking" areas are few and far between, so all you need to do is avoid them. The only reason I had a problem at all was that I enjoy Karaoke so much, that I put up with the smoke. Don't worry about it,,,,you'll have a great cruise.

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Old January 13th, 2007, 06:58 PM
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Being a non-smoker, and cruised Carnival 23 times, I've never had a problem on a single cruise with second hand smoke. I look at it this way, being out on the open sea is really a breath of fresh air compared to the harmful pollution we're forced to breathe 24/7 created by corporations everyday, yet people never give that a second thought.

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Old January 13th, 2007, 08:45 PM
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Default second hand...quit whining

someday soon, there will be a study done that ...

second hand crayons, second hand cinder blocks, second hand zoos, second hand insurance, second hand pictures, second hand flowers, second hand dogs, second hand cats, second hand dishes, second hand children, second hand churches, second hand wives, second hand husbands, second hand houses, and the list goes on and on and on and on and on and on and on...all will be bad for your health.

And I'm NOT a smoker...the world is FULL of second hand stuff, both cancerous and non-cancerous. Learn to co-exist with it, or buy a cabin in the Alaska wilderness. By the way, I have some second hand skis for sale...

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