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Old August 16th, 2009, 03:07 PM
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Default First cruise follow up!

Mike and I completed our first cruise and I wanted to post our follow up since many of you veterans really helped with all the tips etc..

We are HOOKED!!! Can't wait to save up and go again! Loved, loved, loved it!

Thanks for all the tips! We cracked up everytime we utilized one of the tips (I.E. bringing our mugs onboard, bringing water and soda, packing ideas, bringing pens and paper and tipping tips!).

We loved our steward and tipped him a $5 everyday. We loved our dining staff and tipped him $5 everyday!

Anyway, just can't wait to go again and wanted to let you all know we had a blast!

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Old August 16th, 2009, 04:49 PM
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It only takes that first cruise to make you and addict! I know I am one too. I have number 20 coming up in Jan. Start planning your next one now so you will have something to look forward to.
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It's in your blood now. No turning back anymore. You are Hooked. Its the best hooked in the world. We have been booked a\for a few months now and going in
April. Its even fun planning and waiting. The inticipation is great too. Happy Cruising..
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Old August 16th, 2009, 10:24 PM
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Thank you so much for coming back and letting us know what you thought. We love hearing about first cruises. What would you say surprised you the most?
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Old August 17th, 2009, 08:17 AM
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Thanks! Our biggest surprise was our room! When we walked into that room and saw how nice it was, we were stunned! We loved how it was set up.

Then came how much we loved just relaxing on our balcony..total relaxation.

The staff was amazing and really made us feel special.

I think between the room and the staff, it created the perfect combination and we had a blast!

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Old August 17th, 2009, 11:50 AM
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What Category cabin did you have? I love balcony rooms. It's fun to go out on your own balcony for breakfast. My first cruise I remember being shocked at how big the ship was. I loved it so much.
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I am so happy for you, I'm glad you enjoyed your balcony, we are getting ready to enjoy ours as well. *smile*
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Welcome to the madness. We love it also. 80 days to cruise number 11 and we and starting to make plans for a 7 day cruise in Sept of 2010.
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Repeat after me:

Hi, my name is jserv and I'm a cruiseaholic.

Welcome to the addiction from which no one wants to recover.
It has been exactly 8 months since my last cruise and I am NOT addicted

My desktop background is the Miami Causeway by the seaport and my laptop’s is a sailboat in the sunset off of Key West, but that does not mean I’m addicted.

Ok, so Cruisemates and John Heald’s Blog is at the top of my Favorites list, I can still quit at any time.

…..well, yes my next cruise is in 37 day and I’m already looking to see where I want to go next.

MY NAME IS BOB AND I'M A CRUISEAHOLIC.

I’m glad you had a great time, welcome to the ranks.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Magnolia Blossom
Repeat after me:

Hi, my name is jserv and I'm a cruiseaholic.

Welcome to the addiction from which no one wants to recover.
It has been exactly 8 months since my last cruise and I am NOT addicted

My desktop background is the Miami Causeway by the seaport and my laptop’s is a sailboat in the sunset off of Key West, but that does not mean I’m addicted.

Ok, so Cruisemates and John Heald’s Blog is at the top of my Favorites list, I can still quit at any time.

…..well, yes my next cruise is in 37 day and I’m already looking to see where I want to go next.

MY NAME IS BOB AND I'M A CRUISEAHOLIC.

I’m glad you had a great time, welcome to the ranks.
I'm proud of you, they say the first step to cure addiction is admitting you have a problem.
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Originally Posted by ferrangi
Quote:
Originally Posted by BobMiller
Quote:
Originally Posted by Magnolia Blossom
Repeat after me:

Hi, my name is jserv and I'm a cruiseaholic.

Welcome to the addiction from which no one wants to recover.
It has been exactly 8 months since my last cruise and I am NOT addicted

My desktop background is the Miami Causeway by the seaport and my laptop’s is a sailboat in the sunset off of Key West, but that does not mean I’m addicted.

Ok, so Cruisemates and John Heald’s Blog is at the top of my Favorites list, I can still quit at any time.

…..well, yes my next cruise is in 37 day and I’m already looking to see where I want to go next.

MY NAME IS BOB AND I'M A CRUISEAHOLIC.

I’m glad you had a great time, welcome to the ranks.
I'm proud of you, they say the first step to cure addiction is admitting you have a problem.
Problem? What Problem? I don't have no stinking problem!

I, like Bob, am a cruiseaholic and proud of it!
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