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Old September 20th, 2009, 06:54 PM
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On my cruise documents, it states that the earliest boarding is 12:30 and the latest is 2:30. In years past, I remember getting on the ship around 10:30, has this changed or do people still board earlier than 12:30? We are sailing the Glory in October.
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Old September 20th, 2009, 07:25 PM
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You can be on by 10:30, in some instances, if the ship clears, early, but as a general rule of thumb, I think 11:00 would be the average boarding time...I am impatient too

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Old September 21st, 2009, 08:04 AM
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Old September 21st, 2009, 12:35 PM
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I think 10:30 would be expecting a little much!

Plan on 11:00-11:30.
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Old September 21st, 2009, 07:06 PM
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We never got on before 1130 on any cruise we have been on. Were Platinum.
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Old September 21st, 2009, 10:26 PM
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I think this is a general guideline which allows them to fully clean, stock, and refuel the ship. It is possible they may board early. It is just like any other form of commercial mass transportation in this regard. Don't count on earlier, but you may get lucky.

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