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Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing August 12th, 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,426
Posted By faraway
I realize this is an old post, but just in case...

I realize this is an old post, but just in case you come across this!

One of the best ideas I read was for ladies to use the lightweight panty liners. Those donít take up much room and you can...
Forum: Open Debate July 22nd, 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By faraway
Oh, brother...

Oh, brother...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 22nd, 2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By faraway
It's now being reported that the fire is...

It's now being reported that the fire is contained and extinguished and all systems are working. It's reported that the fire started in a 'mechanical space" and no injuries were reported. Passengers...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 7th, 2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,686
Posted By faraway
A little over 2 weeks ago, a relative of mine...

A little over 2 weeks ago, a relative of mine went on the Serenade of the Seas as a crew member.
There has been no contact from them, to let me know that all is okay.
Is this normal?
Or is there...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 27th, 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,555
Posted By faraway
They do! Whenever I'm in my cabin the door is...

They do! Whenever I'm in my cabin the door is double locked...just as I do at home. Also, the stewards do knock before they enter.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 27th, 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,286
Posted By faraway
This is nonsense If your husband worked for the...

This is nonsense If your husband worked for the cruiselines you should know how to contact him. Since you don't, one can only assume that you're either full of baloney or your husband doesn't wish...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 27th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By faraway
I don't really understand this post. It's a long...

I don't really understand this post. It's a long convoluted story. You can experience monsoon type rains anywhere...here in the northeast they're called Nor'easters. My question is, why would you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 10th, 2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,239
Posted By faraway
Carnival most certainly does have Halloween...

Carnival most certainly does have Halloween parties for the adults and for the children. I've been on three Halloween cruises and they were so much fun (even purchased the video from one because...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 8th, 2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,349
Posted By faraway
That's just the news' busy talk. Carnival has...

That's just the news' busy talk. Carnival has quite a large customer base despite their recent troubles. That is not going to change. They have no need to reduce fares as they still have the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 8th, 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,982
Posted By faraway
All merchants and companies do not process debit...

All merchants and companies do not process debit card transactions the same way. Some are processed as cash sales so the money is deducted from the account immediately. Others are processed as...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 8th, 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,445
Posted By faraway
First, Southwest did step up to be a responsible...

First, Southwest did step up to be a responsible company. Issuing airline credit vouchers, good for one year, for non-refundable airfares is the industry standard. I used to book travel for my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 8th, 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By faraway
Your best bet would be to do an internet search...

Your best bet would be to do an internet search for shuttle services and speak with the individual companies directly. There is a big difference between rental cars and shuttle services. I've...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 12th, 2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,336
Posted By faraway
That's an interesting idea. The problem with...

That's an interesting idea. The problem with this is that the website would require constant monitoring and upkeep. I doubt the cruiselines would want to sink money into this idea.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 12th, 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By faraway
We usually buy one of each photo we like. Scan...

We usually buy one of each photo we like. Scan copies in different sizes at home and print them on photo paper from Costco (great prices). In this digital age, I never have to use outside photo...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 12th, 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,885
Posted By faraway
Not true. Carnival has decided to tow the ship...

Not true. Carnival has decided to tow the ship to Mobile, AL. They will be flown to their home states from there. Trying to fly these people, many of whom most likely do not posess passports,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 12th, 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By faraway
The sofa bed is quite comfortable as I prefer a...

The sofa bed is quite comfortable as I prefer a very firm mattress. There is no need to buy an egg crate mattress topper, you can request one before your cruise which Carnival will supply. Just...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,699
Posted By faraway
I have to sleep with a fan - to block out hubby...

I have to sleep with a fan - to block out hubby snoring and just for the noise. Can I carry on a small fan? I usually pack it - but it takes up 1/2 my suitcase with the box. Can I carry it on in my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,444
Posted By faraway
I still need to get knee replacements but have to...

I still need to get knee replacements but have to wait one yr. Using a smaller Pride mobility scooter for longer walking distances. Does anyone know if I can use & take this scooter on board a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,444
Posted By faraway
I am sure you can take your small scooter with...

I am sure you can take your small scooter with you, shouldn't be a problem, just traveling with it. I believe they rent them onboard as well.

Carnival does not rent scooters. They have to be...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,444
Posted By faraway
Yes you can but it must fit through the cabin...

Yes you can but it must fit through the cabin door and be stored inside the cabin. Scooters cannot be left in the hallway.

Have a great cruise.
Mike


We rent scooters for our mother which...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,986
Posted By faraway
Wouldn't it make more sense to contact the...

Wouldn't it make more sense to contact the Carnival Cruise Line HR department regarding positions than this cruiser's website? Carnival does not employ dentists, btw.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By faraway
I would hope JH has better sense than to give out...

I would hope JH has better sense than to give out any employee information. This may well be very innocent but in this day and age you never know.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 6th, 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,412
Posted By faraway
I would recommend you use the search function to...

I would recommend you use the search function to learn about bringing alcohol on board. There have been several recent threads on the topic.

As far as buying alcohol in port, you might be able to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 22nd, 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,265
Posted By faraway
Just because you book at a past guest rate...

Just because you book at a past guest rate doesn't mean you're entittled to a free upgrade. It depends on the prevailing promotions at the time of your booking. If the PVP pointed the customer to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 22nd, 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By faraway
Jamaica is one of those countries where I advise...

Jamaica is one of those countries where I advise passengers to go through a Carnival excursion or an independent who has been referred to them by another cruiser.

Neither port (Ocho or MoBay ) is...
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