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Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 13th, 2015, 05:19 PM
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Posted By kandajones
Happy Sankta Lucia Day

December 13th is St. Lucy's Day, who's story is very sad, but her contrubution as the 'bringer of light' is widely celebrated in Scandanavian countries, where each village will have a parade with a...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 13th, 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By kandajones
Well we were VERY lucky this year to have managed...

Well we were VERY lucky this year to have managed to cross a high number of bucket-list destinations, and when you see the list below, I am sure you will realise how lucky we were, as I'm sure we...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 24th, 2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By kandajones
Your story puts me in mind of my gran who always...

Your story puts me in mind of my gran who always bought my brother-in-law aftershave, despite the fact that he also had no intentions of shaving his full beard.

Hopwever for us the present with...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 30th, 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By kandajones
Glad to say Katrina would disagree with you...

Glad to say Katrina would disagree with you there, she openly admits that some of the nicest things she has from jumpers to party wear were either gifts from me, or with my opinion sought.

A.
Forum: All Things Cruising October 28th, 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By kandajones
Definitely more & more are appearing in the...

Definitely more & more are appearing in the ports. Were you still there at sailaway? and if so did they sounds their horns/whistles or just sail out quietly.
We were in Madeira recently onboard...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 27th, 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By kandajones
I always feel that on formal nights, hose, be...

I always feel that on formal nights, hose, be they pantyhose or stockings, add an extra level of elegance to a woman's choice of cocktail dress, but I guess that's just me being old-school.
...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 15th, 2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By kandajones
Wow that is certainly climbing for a mid-range...

Wow that is certainly climbing for a mid-range product, Cunard are less than that, although I seem to recall it is Cunard that charge for the first AND last days, which means that they charge both...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 15th, 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By kandajones
For me it has to be AVG Free every time, it is as...

For me it has to be AVG Free every time, it is as good as their industrial strength product, but aimed at the home PC.
It has AV, Firewall, Email protection, Website scanning, identity security,...
Forum: Cunard October 15th, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By kandajones
fao Bagpuss

Hi guys, good to see another Southampton area cruiser on board - welcome :D

Alan & Katrina
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff September 3rd, 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By kandajones
Hi Dean, I have been fortunate enough to have...

Hi Dean, I have been fortunate enough to have been working as a volunteer to the Mission to Seafarers in the UK, providing these sort of services to the hard working and often forgotten crew on board...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 30th, 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,181
Posted By kandajones
We have the same opinion as Nancy, we have been...

We have the same opinion as Nancy, we have been in all sorts of cabins/staterooms, and only spend time in them for getting changed. We even got to the stage on one cruise of trying to force ourselves...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 25th, 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By kandajones
Hi there, we have just come off of Royal today &...

Hi there, we have just come off of Royal today & Katrina had the unlimited package, what is stated there is that Royal & Regal do NOT include shakes, all other ships which do seem to still include...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff August 8th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By kandajones
Always a pleasure to help, if there are any other...

Always a pleasure to help, if there are any other ports that you want info on, please feel free to ask it is what makes this board so good :o)

Alan.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff August 7th, 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By kandajones
Rome by Rail ...

Hi again, I knew I had it somewhere :o)

Rome : For Rome you dock just over an hours train ride away in a town called Civitavecchia. The train journey is an easy one, and the ticket office know...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff August 7th, 2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By kandajones
Hey there, first heads up, how old was your...

Hey there, first heads up, how old was your information? Italy has used the Euro for the last 13 or so years, but having said that the rail accepts major credit cards. The ticket office will have...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff July 13th, 2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By kandajones
Hi again, the Caribbean Princess is a beautiful...

Hi again, the Caribbean Princess is a beautiful ship (well in our opinions). If you haven't been on her before then I hope you love it as much as we do, keep an eye open for entertainment going on in...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff July 13th, 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By kandajones
Hi there Bubbs, and firstly welcome aboard...

Hi there Bubbs, and firstly welcome aboard Cruisemates :)

For the Baltics, you are quite right to expect similar weather and temperatures to England, i.e. anything between cold & wet (see today)...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports July 11th, 2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,431
Posted By kandajones
Definitely a very valid observation, despite the...

Definitely a very valid observation, despite the horribly overpriced tickets, the trains themselves can be very VERY crowded. So if you are still planning on staying in Southampton the day before you...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 3rd, 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By kandajones
Hi DDC, that does seem crazy doesn't it, make you...

Hi DDC, that does seem crazy doesn't it, make you wonder how many times people have claimed shares & sent fake documents :confused:

If it's any help the UK postal address is
Snr Shareholder...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines June 4th, 2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By kandajones
Firstly congratulations on your 10th anniversary....

Firstly congratulations on your 10th anniversary.

Just in case you don't have any success finding a cab-share, may I suggest you look at the rail service, several trains run each hour from London...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers June 4th, 2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,081
Posted By kandajones
Have you tried honey & warm milk? not only does...

Have you tried honey & warm milk? not only does it coat your throat thereby reducing the irritation which causes the cough, but honey allegedly is also a very good at killing bacteria. Also being a...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations May 31st, 2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By kandajones
Hi there, if you have already done Pisa, Florence...

Hi there, if you have already done Pisa, Florence & Lucca, or if you prefer dramatic scenery over architecture & the typical tourist traps, then yes it is certainly something worth consiering.
Okay...
Forum: Cunard May 22nd, 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,430
Posted By kandajones
unless of course you want to, as previously...

unless of course you want to, as previously suggested by lfinfo, take in the Medieval walls, Titanic Trail, visit the Cunard 175 Exhibition, visit the Bargate Museum, the Art foundations, the...
Forum: Holland America May 14th, 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By kandajones
Hi there it should be UPPER VERANDAH although...

Hi there it should be UPPER VERANDAH although booking 'Deck 6' may be safer as all the staterooms start with a '6' so you can identify the exact cabin(s) that you would be interested in.

Of...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines May 6th, 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By kandajones
Hope you have a brilliant cruise & are enjoying...

Hope you have a brilliant cruise & are enjoying retirement - you lucky thing !!

Alan.
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