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Forum: Crewmembers January 20th, 2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By Karen97
Don't over pack casual clothing. You will...

Don't over pack casual clothing. You will probably buy some t shirts etc along the way. Take plenty of underwear and pack a formal outfit.
Forum: Crewmembers December 20th, 2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Karen97
I was using a T Mobile sim card from Walmart. It...

I was using a T Mobile sim card from Walmart. It was $30 per moth and it gave e unlimited data and text, 100 mins of talk time. It was great when I was in port, I could catch up on most of my...
Forum: Crewmembers November 10th, 2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By Karen97
I didn't plan on saving any money, but I bought...

I didn't plan on saving any money, but I bought home a fair bit of cash. I didn't drink that much, but I spent heaps on internet. I used to go into port every few days and I didn't mind spending...
Forum: Crewmembers October 25th, 2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By Karen97
Seriously, the food is so overcooked in the crew...

Seriously, the food is so overcooked in the crew mess, there's no way you'll be breaking a tooth ;)
Forum: Crewmembers October 25th, 2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By Karen97
If it was an emergency you'd be off the ship at...

If it was an emergency you'd be off the ship at the next port. One of my colleagues had her wisdom teeth extracted in Mexico and the company paid for her procedure
Forum: Crewmembers October 11th, 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Karen97
We were really strict with our beaks and working...

We were really strict with our beaks and working hours. No more than a 14 hour day and a minimum of 10 hours off. No idea off the previous conditions or rules
Forum: Crewmembers October 1st, 2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,862
Posted By Karen97
Nothing beats No Name Bar in Cozumel!

Nothing beats No Name Bar in Cozumel!
Forum: Crewmembers September 9th, 2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By Karen97
The money is rubbish, but you're working so much,...

The money is rubbish, but you're working so much, you tend not to spend a lot of money whilst at sea. I came home with more money than I thought I would.
Forum: Crewmembers September 9th, 2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By Karen97
DCL- United Kingdom Roodlane Medical Ltd ...

DCL-

United Kingdom
Roodlane Medical Ltd
Dr. P J Guider
60 New Broad Street
Dr. G J Webb Wilson
London
Dr. G. Macleod
EC2M 1JJ
Forum: Crewmembers September 7th, 2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By Karen97
Shore Ex is a great position to have! 'Good life'...

Shore Ex is a great position to have! 'Good life' as crew will describe. Can't comment on the age thing, but I was 39 when I started with Disney, but my resume was geared specifically to the...
Forum: Crewmembers September 6th, 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By Karen97
There were lots of US citizens in the YA jobs,...

There were lots of US citizens in the YA jobs, but I was on a Disney ship, so there's different reasons why people want to join the company. I was in the Galley on the ship, and I was only one of two...
Forum: Crewmembers September 5th, 2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By Karen97
If you're not comfortable in handing over your...

If you're not comfortable in handing over your passport info(rightly so), then why not just apply directly to the company's direct hiring partner. Pick a(or a few) cruise line and start there.
Forum: Crewmembers September 5th, 2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Karen97
If you are in "gap pool" then you just WAIT....

If you are in "gap pool" then you just WAIT. There are lots of threads on this subject already. You're not being very clear in what you're asking us in the first place.
If your recruiter can't...
Forum: Crewmembers September 4th, 2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Karen97
Ask for a priority on your luggage, then it'll be...

Ask for a priority on your luggage, then it'll be off the plane first
Forum: Crewmembers September 3rd, 2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Karen97
Sorry mate, my crystal ball is in for a service.I...

Sorry mate, my crystal ball is in for a service.I can not predict the future. Your questions should be aimed at your recruiting agent
Forum: Crewmembers September 3rd, 2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Karen97
You'll be filed in their system as that number...

You'll be filed in their system as that number that they gave you. You'll get your Ship ID with your letter of employment
Forum: Crewmembers September 3rd, 2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Karen97
Just wondering Is this normal?? I have received...

Just wondering Is this normal??
I have received (Unique ID number) but have not receive LOE ( Letter of employment).
What that mean and where I am in the process so far?
Thanks
SA

I'm sure you...
Forum: Crewmembers September 2nd, 2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,657
Posted By Karen97
If you have the relevant experience then you can...

If you have the relevant experience then you can join the ship as a CDP. For that position you'd want to be a very confident Chef, it's not easy. You'll work a minimum of 12 hours per day, not...
Forum: Crewmembers September 2nd, 2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Karen97
dear... they always say if you work as a...

dear...

they always say if you work as a cook on a cruise, you'll always have to do a lot of hours/day, so what are the average hours in a day ? 12h to 15h or 15 to 18h or more ?
7/7

Average...
Forum: Crewmembers August 11th, 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By Karen97
I never worried about it, I had about $3000 USD...

I never worried about it, I had about $3000 USD worth of equipment(DSLR, laptop etc).
Forum: Crewmembers August 9th, 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Karen97
Make sure that you memorize your crew number and...

Make sure that you memorize your crew number and safety number. Very important
Forum: Crewmembers July 14th, 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By Karen97
I think its too much stuff. You're in your...

I think its too much stuff. You're in your uniform most of the time, so you don't need that much casual clothing
Forum: Crewmembers July 9th, 2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Karen97
Without knowing your background in the kitchen,...

Without knowing your background in the kitchen, and what positions you've applied for I can't answer the money part. It's more than a full on job, and as user999 said, nothing can prepare you for...
Forum: Crewmembers June 28th, 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By Karen97
No idea about RCCL, however I know someone on...

No idea about RCCL, however I know someone on Disney who has type 1. No problems there when she was hired
Forum: Crewmembers June 5th, 2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By Karen97
You'll have a ball! You should earn enough money...

You'll have a ball! You should earn enough money to keep you out of trouble ;) My first bit of advice is to keep an open mind! Don't quit in your first month, by the end of your first month you'll...
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