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Old June 11th, 2003, 08:53 PM
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I just got my cruise documents for our cruise on the Amsterdam July 26. I was surprised they had boarding timed for 3 PM and the ship leaves at 5. Can you board the ship any earlier?
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Old June 11th, 2003, 09:03 PM
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They sometimes start at Noon
Your T/A or HAL should have the answer for you. They should also know when they open the doors at Term 30, and about when they start boarding.


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Old June 12th, 2003, 12:25 AM
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I would try to board at 12:00 to 1:00. they will let you on board very soon after that time.
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Old June 12th, 2003, 04:38 PM
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HAL does not start boarding until between 1:00 and 1:30pm. Never known them to start boarding at 12noon
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Old June 13th, 2003, 03:56 PM
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As mentioned, they usually start boarding about 1-1:30 PM. Disabled and suite (Penthouse or CAT S) priority boarding first. Then they board by numbers given out during check-in. If you get there early you might have a low number but will still have to wait until your number comes up. We book a Penthouse or CAT S so we boarded 1:15 on our last cruise.
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