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Old January 15th, 2011, 11:08 AM
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just wondering what the process for disembarking at the port of calls was like. And on the average how long to tender people to shore. 69 days to 14 hawaii cruise sapphire prince (yaaaaaaaaaaaa)
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If the ship is docking during a port visit, disembarking the vessel generally goes quite smoothly. The ship's excursions are organized to meet in specific locations on the ship, or just off the gangway at the pier.

When tendering is necessary, it gets a bit more complicated, as ship's excursions generally get to tender first, along with those VIP guests and suite guests who get priority tendering service. Even so, in that situation you can generally reach land within an hour or hour and a half of the beginning of tender service.

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If the ship is docking during a port visit, disembarking the vessel generally goes quite smoothly. The ship's excursions are organized to meet in specific locations on the ship, or just off the gangway at the pier.

When tendering is necessary, it gets a bit more complicated, as ship's excursions generally get to tender first, along with those VIP guests and suite guests who get priority tendering service. Even so, in that situation you can generally reach land within an hour or hour and a half of the beginning of tender service.

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for some strange reason there is always a mad rush to be the "first one" off the ship when it docks, kinda like herding chickens if you know what i mean, if you have an excursion you will have a specific time and meeting place, otherwise give the ship about an half to an hour after it docks and you will have no problem getting onto a tender or getting off the ship
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