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Forum: Crewmembers May 14th, 2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 987
Posted By Beetlegator
If it was dismissed, you should have a problem. ...

If it was dismissed, you should have a problem. What I will say, keep yourself "clean" during your contract.
Forum: Crewmembers July 8th, 2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By Beetlegator
I've wanted to work on a cruise ship for a long...

I've wanted to work on a cruise ship for a long time now. Any advice/help/info on getting a job on a cruise line. Websites? Recruiters?

NCLA is the easiest, but you have to go to a job fair. (As...
Forum: Crewmembers June 20th, 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,534
Posted By Beetlegator
I start my first contract on POA on the 30th! ...

I start my first contract on POA on the 30th!

I am currently on the POA started June 16 and writing this on my break.

Expect a week of training.

Tip: Remember your safety routes!!!

You...
Forum: Crewmembers June 13th, 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,534
Posted By Beetlegator
just watched the video of the POA with my...

just watched the video of the POA with my grandson who is on his 5 week leave from the POA (he goes back in just over 2 weeks) and he knows the girl who made the video. His cabin has 4 people so his...
Forum: Crewmembers June 13th, 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,534
Posted By Beetlegator
Hi all, I will be signing on to a Carnival...

Hi all,

I will be signing on to a Carnival ship in a month and have some questions regarding valuables.

Are there safes in the crew cabins? officer cabins?
If not, would it be safe to just...
Forum: Crewmembers June 13th, 2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By Beetlegator
I have to agree with SZ about the experience...

I have to agree with SZ about the experience working in hotel/cruise as long as you are a hard worker and adapt you should be fine.

The NCL "Pride of America" had a huge turnover rate a few years...
Forum: Crewmembers June 8th, 2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By Beetlegator
Good for you. This month I will be doing my...

Good for you.

This month I will be doing my 1st contract with NCL not because to change my career but in my area the job situation is bad. I plan to take this 5 month contract in hope that the...
Forum: Crewmembers June 8th, 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By Beetlegator
And thank you cruiseshipgirl, I'm hoping my...

And thank you cruiseshipgirl, I'm hoping my federal experience and references will finally pay off, as there sure have been a lot of bland buildings in my past! :)

Good luck in your search in the...
Forum: Crewmembers June 6th, 2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,702
Posted By Beetlegator
It depends on the position that you are applying...

It depends on the position that you are applying and which cruise line that you are applying.

When I applied with NCL, the company wanted basic crew members to work in their galley as either a...
Forum: Crewmembers May 25th, 2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Beetlegator
Does anyone know which airline NCL uses to fly...

Does anyone know which airline NCL uses to fly crew to Hawaii?

It may depends on the area you live in.

One thing you have to think about is the dreaded luggage fee. If you have a non-stop...
Forum: Crewmembers May 23rd, 2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By Beetlegator
I'm thinking of going to work on a cruise ship...

I'm thinking of going to work on a cruise ship i'll have a college degree in the fall and want to see the world while working.
Some colleaque's on antoher job also worked on cruise ships and one of...
Forum: Crewmembers May 13th, 2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,430
Posted By Beetlegator
I suggest going through NCL where they have job...

I suggest going through NCL where they have job fairs.

Carnival and others use 3rd parties.
Forum: Crewmembers May 6th, 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 32,577
Posted By Beetlegator
Visible tattoos are a big no-no in the cruise...

Visible tattoos are a big no-no in the cruise industry.
Sometimes people with tattoos get past the recruiters.
If they make it to my ship, I send them home on the next flight.

You forgot to...
Forum: Crewmembers May 6th, 2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 35,364
Posted By Beetlegator
The term "getting high" means alternating your...

The term "getting high" means alternating your mind.

I do not want someone high on the crew who will be responsible for saving my life if the ship is in trouble.

This is why cruise lines fire...
Forum: Crewmembers May 6th, 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Beetlegator
Set a time schedule and pace yourself. You don't...

Set a time schedule and pace yourself. You don't want to be late for work even though you will be living on the ship.
Forum: Crewmembers March 29th, 2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,760
Posted By Beetlegator
After reading post from past NCL Pride of America...

After reading post from past NCL Pride of America employees there are a few turn overs (employees who don't return) which could be for any reason.

You have to know what you are getting into when...
Forum: Singles July 6th, 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,537
Posted By Beetlegator
I make it a rule never to go on a cruise just to...

I make it a rule never to go on a cruise just to meet ONE WOMAN. Go on a cruise to have fun. If this woman is for real she just made the cruise line a lot of money.

As for the lady who posted,...
Forum: Singles January 24th, 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 51,601
Posted By Beetlegator
It does happen mostly with female passengers and...

It does happen mostly with female passengers and male crew members I have seen it. As for any of the crew members fear for their jobs if the heart wants what the heart wants . . .
Forum: Singles January 24th, 2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By Beetlegator
Well, let me say this, there may not be a lot of...

Well, let me say this, there may not be a lot of guys in their 20s or 30s but plenty of single women on this cruise.
Forum: Singles November 13th, 2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,584
Posted By Beetlegator
Is anybody going on this Singles 3 day cruise...

Is anybody going on this Singles 3 day cruise from Miami December 3?
Has anyone dealt with Singles Travel Company before?

I'd like to hear form you!... Alan

Alan, what are you expecting to...
Forum: Singles November 13th, 2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,871
Posted By Beetlegator
Tired of the Match.coms and all the other garbage...

Tired of the Match.coms and all the other garbage sites, whats a great singles cruise to meet single women 30's-40. I'm not looking to have room mates/prefer solo room....
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 19th, 2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,260
Posted By Beetlegator
What really happens aboard a 'cougar cruise'? -...

What really happens aboard a 'cougar cruise'? - USATODAY.com (http://www.usatoday.com/travel/cruises/2010-06-03-cougar-cruise_N.htm?csp=34)

What happened?

Sounds like BOTH sides had high...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 12th, 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,348
Posted By Beetlegator
I agree with BOTH Paul and Showcat, There is...

I agree with BOTH Paul and Showcat,

There is nothing wrong with having a Cougar Cruise, unfortunately there are too much expectations on the event.

If you are a young, fit, male looking for a...
Forum: Singles March 20th, 2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By Beetlegator
I been on Vacation to Go cruises and had a great...

I been on Vacation to Go cruises and had a great time.

It's not which cruise company you go on but what are you looking for in a cruise.
Forum: Singles March 20th, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By Beetlegator
Since this cruise already passed . . . how did it...

Since this cruise already passed . . . how did it go?
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