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Old October 8th, 2009, 03:40 PM
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Default No outside muster stations on Dream...

According to John Heald's blog, passengers do not muster on the outside deck any longer, each passenger will be assigned to a lounge/common area on the ship for the drill and you can leave your life jackets in the stateroom. In the case of a real emergency, a Carnival employee will assist and guide all guests to a lifeboat.

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Old October 8th, 2009, 07:44 PM
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Sounds just like the way it's done on the big Princess ships. (Boy, do I prefer that, to the way Carnival does it!) Much easier, and you can actually hear what's said, and all the instructions in case of a real emergency.

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Old October 8th, 2009, 11:11 PM
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Glad to hear that bit of info. We were on RCCL's Freedom a couple of weeks ago and our Seapass card had our muster station number and we didn't have to lug the life jackets to and fro. Much better.
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Old October 10th, 2009, 09:24 AM
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I will find out in a few days what they do on Carnival Dream.

Most of my memories of Princess drills were instructions on how to jump over the side!
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Old October 12th, 2009, 07:49 PM
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Doing it the Princess way, which I so prefer, I think when you can sit and focus on what you are being told, makes more sense...

Last week on the Liberty, I was almost in the back row, shoulder to shoulder in the stifling Florida heat, while we listened to what they were saying in English, Spanish and Dutch...oh my...

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