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Old June 28th, 2006, 11:31 AM
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This may be a silly question but it just ocurred to me. When you get to the port and hand your luggage (and a tip) to the porters, do you hand over your carry-on (with change of clothes,docs,jewelry etc), or do you keep it with you until you can check in to your cabin? Sorry if it's a newbie question!!
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Old June 28th, 2006, 11:35 AM
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You keep your carry on with you until you get to your cabin. A ship's, white gloved, attendant may escort you to your cabin and take the carry on to your cabin. You usually give that person a dollar or two.

Pack all your medications and valuables in your carry on and never let it leave your sight.

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Old June 28th, 2006, 12:21 PM
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keep your carry-on with you, do not give it to the porter. FYI - the carry-on has to go thru the security scanner at port, the scanners are the same size as the ones the airport uses. If your carry-on won't fit thru the scanner then you will have to have it checked thru with your large luggage.
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Old June 28th, 2006, 01:04 PM
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Carry your "carry-on" yourself. Even though we allowed the porter to carry ours, except, of course, the cameras, jewelry and meds.

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