Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > People > Chit - Chat for Cruisers
Register Forgot Password?

Chit - Chat for Cruisers Open Forum for non-cruise posts. Please refrain from inflammatory rhetoric that could be considered offensive. We reserve the right to edit or delete for any reason.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old November 27th, 2005, 11:34 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 3,011
Default "Oo Dam" The cruise is over!

We returned last night from our Thanksgiving cruise on the Oosterdam. The cruise was very close to perfect in every way. David and I are usually fairly critical but found little to fault on this wonderful ship. We had a wonderful huge cabin, fantastic food. and better-than-ever service. Wow! We met wonderful people and the weather was amazing too!

We really enjoyed how easy it is to get from the San Diego airport to the cruise ship terminal. We were pleasantly surprised by the very low $7 taxi fare plus tip each way to and from San Diego airport. How convenient! One could almost walk from the airport to the terminal, even with multiple bags. (No need to buy the overpriced airport transfers from H.A.L. here!)

We had a morning flight from Portland and were on board the ship by 11:00 A.M. We couldn't believe it was so easy and smooth. We strongly recommend this port as an alternative to L.A./San Pedro. What a difference!

Our pupster, "Knock-Knock", is on our laps and "Mijo" (birdbrain) is on our shoulders. All is good! Ugh! It's back to work tomorrow!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old November 27th, 2005, 12:03 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 11,515
Send a message via Yahoo to Luanne Russo

So glad you guys had a great trip. Are you going to write a longer review? Would love to hear all about it.

Ecstasy 2005
Conquest 2005
Elation 2005
Conquest 2006
Conquest 2007
Ecstasy 2008
Valor B2B 2008

Conquest Virtual Cruise Topic Link
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old November 27th, 2005, 12:09 PM
Kuki's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Right here :)
Posts: 22,478
Send a message via AIM to Kuki

Chuck.. glad to hear the O was such a good cruise. We sailed the Westerdam and loved the ship and especially the layout. Gave it a small ship feel.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old November 27th, 2005, 02:12 PM
Sea Trekker's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,937
Send a message via AIM to Sea Trekker

I'm glad you like thoes 'dam' ships. I like HAL too. our last one was on the Volendam to Alaska, It was wonderful !!!
Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who named all these "dam" ships green_rd Holland America 6 June 10th, 2009 09:03 AM
"Reading a review on "Glory" cruise gone bad& Hot Nail Carnival Cruise Lines 2 February 11th, 2006 05:37 AM
"dam" Holland America lol ttbryson Teen Cruisers 9 March 2nd, 2004 08:23 PM
"Pride" roll call jan25,2004 "solo" free sprit Carnival Cruise Lines 0 January 17th, 2004 08:45 AM
"Oceana" cruise lines "R" u afraid??? Chuck Palm Chit - Chat for Cruisers 10 October 17th, 2002 06:36 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:31 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1