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Forum: Open Debate April 2nd, 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,638
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Logged in this morning to see if the site was...

Logged in this morning to see if the site was still up. The 1st post I see is political, not cruise related, disappointed closing.

OF C'er
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 10th, 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,685
Posted By OldFartCruiser
I looked in at CC and did not care for it. ...

I looked in at CC and did not care for it.


Once CruiseMates closes, I don't expect to look for other sites. CM has been special as far as the people that I met and I will live with those...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 9th, 2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,685
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Whoa!!!:( It's been many months since I last...

Whoa!!!:(

It's been many months since I last tuned in here or posted. Real surprised with this discussion. One thing I realized as I was reading these posts is all familar names, no new blood. ...
Forum: Celebrity February 27th, 2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,913
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Are any Cruisemates sailing on the Equinox on...

Are any Cruisemates sailing on the Equinox on April 4th 2016?


It's always fun to meet people who post on these threads.


TM

Manuel,
On that other cruise website there are 85 pax who have...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 2nd, 2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Mine was a 7 day in 1973 on Home lines Oceanic...

Mine was a 7 day in 1973 on Home lines Oceanic round trip from NYC to Bahamas. Midnight buffets & 2am pizza party every night. Only inside and outside cabins. Outside was a porthole. Meals then...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff January 1st, 2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,711
Posted By OldFartCruiser
I agree w/Kuki, have arranged tablemates many...

I agree w/Kuki, have arranged tablemates many times from cruise rollcalls on the internet. Also thru the rollcalls we find cruisers we met on previous cruises. Don't have to mention the website for...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 25th, 2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By OldFartCruiser
When I was in my early teens I helped the local...

When I was in my early teens I helped the local iceman deliver ice for people's iceboxes. We delivered by horse and wagon.

In high school I operated a elevator in a 8 story office building that...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 25th, 2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,719
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Been cruising since 1973 and have seen many, many...

Been cruising since 1973 and have seen many, many changes. Some better, mainly the cabins (balconies, larger bathrooms, beds vs bunks), some not so good, mainly nickle & dimeing (soda cards, pay...
Forum: Shore Excursions September 17th, 2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 63,215
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Most of everyone's favorite are action tours. ...

Most of everyone's favorite are action tours. Very little on Europe, far east or down under. These other places are site seeing type tours, not usually action, but also great. My most memorable...
Forum: Shopping! August 22nd, 2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,912
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Been on many cruisers but don't remember those...

Been on many cruisers but don't remember those $20 watches. Many of the lines have $10 sales with tables of stylish watches, sometimes < $10. My wife has probably bought 50 over the years. I buy...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 22nd, 2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Being African American, a lot of people assume...

Being African American, a lot of people assume I've never been anywhere; they find it necessary to explain everything to me. Because of that, I wear my T-shirts from previous cruises and vacation...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 22nd, 2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Like the lakers fan, our 1st cruise was in 1973...

Like the lakers fan, our 1st cruise was in 1973 on the Home Lines Oceanic. We had an outside cabin, which was a porthole window. Cruised from NYC to the Bahamas for 7 days. Rough 1 day and waves...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 31st, 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,635
Posted By OldFartCruiser
You may be surprised to learn that in today's...

You may be surprised to learn that in today's cruise industry, loyalty has EVERYTHING to do with how a cruise line company operates.
Everything we do is all about the money.

Cruise lines that...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 22nd, 2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By OldFartCruiser
As someone said, not one card does everything. ...

As someone said, not one card does everything. Have a Chase card that gives me 3% on all types of travel. Have another card that gives 3% on gas, restaurants & supermarkets, we use when other cards...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 19th, 2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Cruiseplanner, are you allowed to recommend an...

Cruiseplanner, are you allowed to recommend an online website where I can track cruise prices up or down?

Timmy,
Pete is right, the one I use charges for the service. However it is something...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 18th, 2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Felt taken advantage of

I have an Australian cruise booked thru one of the largest online TA. Thru the website that emails me when prices go down, I was informed there was a reduction of $158pp in my category. Emailed my...
Forum: Celebrity March 30th, 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,736
Posted By OldFartCruiser
This just in from Celebrity!! Book your next...

This just in from Celebrity!! Book your next cruise while onboard your current Celebrity cruise and look at what you get;

'123go!' Now Available All Year-Round - Exclusively At Sea

...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 29th, 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By OldFartCruiser
When using that site for meeting other people on...

When using that site for meeting other people on the same cruise it's great for exchanging information, especially for sharing excursions, etc. Done that quite a few times myself with good luck....
Forum: All Things Cruising March 28th, 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By OldFartCruiser
But $1000 less for a suite than others paid for a...

But $1000 less for a suite than others paid for a balcony? Personally, I'd be raising holy hell! Not to mention having a conversation with the press. Then again, you know how those over on that...
Forum: Celebrity March 26th, 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,612
Posted By OldFartCruiser
just looking for people who have travelled on the...

just looking for people who have travelled on the solstice we are 1 st time cruisers and head from Sydney aus ,to NZ on nov 3rd for 12 days was just wondering how the classic beverage package works,...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 26th, 2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Depends on your agent! Sometimes (not always),...

Depends on your agent! Sometimes (not always), they are able to get things that you can't get if you book directly with the cruise line or these online sites.

Pete

Pete,
Right now on a May...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 26th, 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Pete & Paul, What you both are saying is true. ...

Pete & Paul,
What you both are saying is true.
However, us experienced cruisers look at pricing different. For me, I never look at broucher prices, when I get an email for a special on one of the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 19th, 2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Enjoyed reading these posts. Eventhough I don't...

Enjoyed reading these posts. Eventhough I don't consider myself a regular since I pop in for a while & may not be back for a few months. This site is the 1st I click onto from my favorites list...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 19th, 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,342
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Not familiar w/the Breeze but some of the larger...

Not familiar w/the Breeze but some of the larger ships you will find you have to walk forever to reach your aft cabin. We prefer a cabin near midship elevators or if 2 banks of elevators, near the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 19th, 2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,878
Posted By OldFartCruiser
The nightly Diamond Lounge is getting out of hand...

The nightly Diamond Lounge is getting out of hand way too many cruisers. On A&O Diamond lounge is great since they open Blaze Nightclub for the event.

I'll be on Indy soon so the 3 drink plan...
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