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Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs May 16th, 2013, 01:47 AM
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Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Been Awhile / Alaska 2013 Cruise Ogden Point

Hello all

Was in Barbados visiting family during February and March, nice and warm.

Our 2013 Alaska Season out of Ogden Point has just started, as in full swing now.
See Victoria Cruise...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs October 11th, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Sad

I went to a friends furneral today , died of lung cancer which effected the liver.
He though was full of life at a young age of 71.

Now that was sad but joyful as we celebrated his good ignoring...
Forum: Disney October 11th, 2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,520
Posted By robh
Every Sunday for the past Alaska season we had...

Every Sunday for the past Alaska season we had Disney Wonder docking in Victoria which was a decision to move out of Vancouver in 2011 season.

Glad to hear Disney will be adding some sailings to...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 27th, 2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By robh
How High do we Build Bridges

A lot of us know that when cruiseships are built and ready for final delivery depending what country the yard is in, they have to be carefully navigated through to the sea.
Planning and raising of...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs April 21st, 2012, 02:35 AM
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Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Night for me

Just saw this cute name as I was used to the ' last one ' thread
Thought you might enjoy this Utube video I saw on my facebook.

A lot of you probably remember the 'Cunard' Amarillo musical one ,...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs March 31st, 2012, 12:42 AM
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Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Nice picture Kat Tomorow is World Power Day...

Nice picture Kat
Tomorow is World Power Day when we all turn off our lights for one hour at 8:30pm so I have read.

Weather is not bad , turned out sunny in Victoria and we do expect rain and...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal March 31st, 2012, 12:39 AM
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Views: 582
Posted By robh
(Barbados) BIM to benefit from new airline service

Got this from my Barbadostoday web news
Barbados Today : Bim to benefit from new airline service...
Forum: Crewmembers March 24th, 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By robh
Rules

To your question, crew have set rules about interacting with passengers and can loose their jobs if seen in cabins regardless of whose.
Meeting on shore is not an issue normally but one still has to...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs March 24th, 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 25,467
Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Sorry, am back

Hello all,
We were away with family in Barbados for five weeks from late January till early March. Spent our time on the Atlantic Coast at Cattlewash where my sister-in-law leant us one of her...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 12th, 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,240
Posted By robh
Hope you have monies

I support you on your right to enjoy yourself but like everyone else once you board that ship you obey the rules published as it is their ship and the Captain is the master of the high seas.
In your...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 13th, 2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By robh
Shucks , they might as well provide an Ipad with...

Shucks , they might as well provide an Ipad with a SIM card enlosed and get folks using SKYPE.
Latest reports still have Apple ahead.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 13th, 2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By robh
True but how many people come on board ready to...

True but how many people come on board ready to part with $700+ and be able to declare it with all the other purchases.

One thing for sure, as you use more technology on a ship for passengers you...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 6th, 2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By robh
You and I are on the same wavelength as I made...

You and I are on the same wavelength as I made that same point on my UK board and here earlier. I;d even hate to think of someone flashing into your unlocked room or your family member who (whoops)...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 28th, 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By robh
Smile All the best, other islands offer same ,so on ...

All the best, other islands offer same ,so on your next cruise you can book something for all day , Even walking around Nassau is an experience or tell the kids the ship is empty so stay onboard and...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 28th, 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By robh
Slightly off the topic to your booking but when...

Slightly off the topic to your booking but when we were cruising around Australia last month we had at least four of our excursions either moved to a different time or cancelled the day prior. The...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 28th, 2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By robh
The general rule is that air tickets and cruise...

The general rule is that air tickets and cruise ticket names and birth dates must match the booking made in the identification shown, in this case the passport.
Verify with your TA but you really do...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 26th, 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By robh
Good obs John, If I'm a good IT CEO for a...

Good obs John,
If I'm a good IT CEO for a cruise line, my presentation would have included the large potential cost savings in eliminating printing and labour of daily news, menus, advertising,...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 26th, 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By robh
This is a snapshot of my reply to a similar...

This is a snapshot of my reply to a similar thread started by my UK board administrators.
http://www.cruises.co.uk/109-cruise_news/24530-ipads_all_staterooms_what_splend_our_idea.html ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 4th, 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,115
Posted By robh
I'm with Trip... you contact your steward first...

I'm with Trip... you contact your steward first on the pager, they normally reply in a few minutes, no satisfaction then the housekeeping phone button, then the pursers desk then the hotel manager. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 3rd, 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By robh
Interesting. I always buy travel Insurance and in...

Interesting. I always buy travel Insurance and in most cases it will cover an event but one checks.

Perhaps it is the side of me :evil:that says , what is the problem.:rolleyes:
In my mind, its...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 3rd, 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By robh
I'd think a cruise ship has to maintain a certain...

I'd think a cruise ship has to maintain a certain speed such the waves do not cause it to roll more then it should.
Both the Oasis of the Sea and the QM2 are built to push through and both would...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs November 3rd, 2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25,467
Views: 600,659
Posted By robh
Thanks Green_rd Yes, the last of the ships for...

Thanks Green_rd
Yes, the last of the ships for the Alaska run who stopped in Victoria ended about tail end of September while we were in Australia.
Expect to see more Disney ships in 2012 (22 of...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 3rd, 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By robh
Thanks Bruce, One down... :) I was referring...

Thanks Bruce,
One down... :)
I was referring more to a non closed loop cruise per some comments by friends.
Forum: All Things Cruising November 2nd, 2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By robh
Trip, I can remember always placing a sum of...

Trip,
I can remember always placing a sum of monies away as soon as we arrived in Barbados (married to one) to ensure when we left , we had the exit fee. Always had to be cash and ATMS were not...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 2nd, 2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By robh
In the msg

I'd venture a guess the cruise line is probably NCL (Norwegian Cruise Lines) based on the run out of New York City to ports south.
I'm surprised though the points shown are being placed on a publc...
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