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Forum: Holland America October 6th, 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,059
Posted By big apple
Have no problem with Holland marking wine with a...

Have no problem with Holland marking wine with a reasonable profit margin however they could very well have some inexpensive wine to choose from with the same mark up instead of starting well above...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 5th, 2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,058
Posted By big apple
Sad to hear that Olympic has gone down hill and...

Sad to hear that Olympic has gone down hill and my experience was several yrs.ago however this award was just recently received and I would guess that some corrections have been made.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 4th, 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,058
Posted By big apple
If you had tried the Olympic alternative...

If you had tried the Olympic alternative restaurant you would have had an outstanding meal and just this week they received the award as the best alternative of all main line cruises Am elite and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 31st, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,259
Posted By big apple
Last time I wanted special expensive tequila went...

Last time I wanted special expensive tequila went to distributor a couple of blocks off main street and saved 50%from those on the main street.Taxis know the name.
Forum: Holland America July 28th, 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,059
Posted By big apple
I have always taken more than one bottle of wine...

I have always taken more than one bottle of wine and it has never been taken period.
Forum: Holland America July 11th, 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,109
Posted By big apple
Enforce the dress code at the entry to the dining...

Enforce the dress code at the entry to the dining room and advise that there are many other options for dinner on any night.A couple of years ago I ran a survey on Holland reference formal nights and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 5th, 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,118
Posted By big apple
Love the free wash and priority boarding on...

Love the free wash and priority boarding on tenders and in particular in Belize where there is a somewhat long ride. Have not seen any speed up in luggage delivery.For the record on Celebrity you...
Forum: Celebrity June 25th, 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,814
Posted By big apple
Celebrity may have on their web site but do they...

Celebrity may have on their web site but do they enforce with any regularity?
Forum: Celebrity June 25th, 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,814
Posted By big apple
Just a quick mention of Celebrity's web site: ...

Just a quick mention of Celebrity's web site:

Note that T-shirts, swimsuits, robes, bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps and pool wear are not allowed in the main restaurant or specialty...
Forum: Celebrity June 23rd, 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,814
Posted By big apple
Based on the attire I have seen in the Lido, I am...

Based on the attire I have seen in the Lido, I am in agreement with enforcing the dress code in all restaurants on the ship and not just the Lido.There are adequate eating places that you may remain...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 11th, 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By big apple
We were on Splendor for 49 days around South...

We were on Splendor for 49 days around South America in ocean view and found this ship to be one of our best cruises on Carnival They were going into ports they had never visited and did an excellent...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 23rd, 2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,430
Posted By big apple
What in your opinion is so much better about...

What in your opinion is so much better about being in the Bahamas 2 days as opposed to being at a port for 1 day?

Most people would rather be anywhere but the Bahamas.

I see you have already...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 18th, 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,430
Posted By big apple
My husband have been planning to book a cruise on...

My husband have been planning to book a cruise on Carnival for April of next year for our 10th anniversary however, all of these issues the last month or so with their ships has me nervous. I found...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 13th, 2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,189
Posted By big apple
So I woke up this morning and remembered in my...

So I woke up this morning and remembered in my haste that I forgot to mention the gratitude I felt for the sex ed class my little ones got to experience on our 2nd day on the ship. Not onshore mind...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 21st, 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,799
Posted By big apple
Right it's not a formal dining room. It's the...

Right it's not a formal dining room. It's the dining room on formal night. I believe that the "few dress suggestions" are not enforced because of the risk of losing business. If you stop someone at...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 20th, 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,799
Posted By big apple
Nice shorts ok but not ball caps , workout shorts...

Nice shorts ok but not ball caps , workout shorts and t shirts with cut out arm pits. Sorry cannot agree with these other posts and will stay with Holland and Celebrity where the dress code is more...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 12th, 2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By big apple
Next wave of add on expenses

As a seasoned cruiser am curious your opinion what new add ons will most ships be looking at.Early boarding charge,show charges,etc.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,327
Posted By big apple
there are sites out there which will tell you...

there are sites out there which will tell you when the price drops on any catagory however am not able to post as they will not allow.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 1st, 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,662
Posted By big apple
All of my cruises have been great, and I can't...

All of my cruises have been great, and I can't complain about a little negative here and there.
However there are people who love to complain and they will allways find something that does not...
Forum: Holland America January 22nd, 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,006
Posted By big apple
We are very fond of Holland and have over 130...

We are very fond of Holland and have over 130 days on numerous ships however would suggest that you look at the reviews on this ship and form your own opinion
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 22nd, 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By big apple
If my memory serves me correctly it was not that...

If my memory serves me correctly it was not that many years ago when they separated both the port charges and the taxes and now have combined basic charge and port into one figure and taxes show as...
Forum: Celebrity January 11th, 2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,562
Posted By big apple
Do you have any idea how many people "stiff" the...

Do you have any idea how many people "stiff" the hard working waiters and room attendants? We have been cruising since the early 50.s prior to Carnival and have seen this too many times and it is no...
Forum: Celebrity September 21st, 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By big apple
Am a big fan of celebrity however lived in alaska...

Am a big fan of celebrity however lived in alaska for 18 years and can say princess is the line of choice as they have total control of their passengers with their own lodges and train car for trips...
Forum: Celebrity July 21st, 2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By big apple
Departure from Piraeus : Celebrity Silhouette -...

Departure from Piraeus : Celebrity Silhouette - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OndIkaQOX0)
yOU ARE EVERY SITE .WHAT SHIP ARE YOU ON?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 10th, 2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,306
Posted By big apple
Carnival will be facing a real competitive...

Carnival will be facing a real competitive situation from RCL and others if they do not follow Carnival and does this apply to all the lines owned by carnival?The travel agents got around the same...
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