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Old February 1st, 2010, 01:15 PM
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Question Overnight embarkation: What's the drill - when's the drill?

Hi, our upcoming cruise lists embarkation at 6PM (18:00) on the 10th and we overnight in port and depart at 1PM (13:00) on the 11th. We are coming into port a couple of days early to enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in the world, so should be pretty much at our leisure on the 10th.

I understand that Princess does not want to have personnel at the ship for check in for 24 hours. So, am I assuming they want you checked in by 18:00. But the age old question is, when does check-in/embarkation really begin?

Once we have embarked, I assume we are pretty much free to come and go as we please until about noon the 11th - one hour before departure. Can I assume, also, that the muster drill will occur on the afternoon of the 11th?

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Old February 1st, 2010, 06:05 PM
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Yes, lucky you.. you will have an extra day to visit the city.. wonder if it's Venice.. You could cut a night off your pre-cruise to save $$$. SEE how far the port is compared to the city..
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