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Forum: Alaska May 20th, 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By ejb
We are leaving next weekend for a SB on the...

We are leaving next weekend for a SB on the Diamond Princess with 5 day before on our own. Packing now!!!
EB
Forum: Alaska February 7th, 2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By ejb
We are doing our 2nd trip, this time June, one...

We are doing our 2nd trip, this time June, one week on our own before a 7 day southbound. Can't wait.
EB
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 5th, 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By ejb
Red face Every time I see a post like this I think the...

Every time I see a post like this I think the same thing.
The cruise was doomed from the start. The cruise line just makes it possible for you to make your own fun. I have never understood the...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 31st, 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,067
Posted By ejb
We have been on Princess 3 times and all have...

We have been on Princess 3 times and all have been very good and one was great. I wonder if it is that the crew has been on the ship for a very long time and they just get worn out making everyday a...
Forum: Alaska October 31st, 2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Karen16, We have reserved a 4wdrive with a...

Karen16,
We have reserved a 4wdrive with a contract that allows off paved road driving. We have also planned a alternate route if the Denali Hwy is not ready yet. I have mapped out the trip by hour...
Forum: Alaska October 31st, 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
We looked at B&Bs and decided we would not be...

We looked at B&Bs and decided we would not be able to enjoy them because we are looking for a place to sleep and then leave early, missing breakfast that most are known for. We have found our lodging...
Forum: Alaska September 24th, 2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
Thanks Norm. We have been able to find all of...

Thanks Norm.
We have been able to find all of our lodging and it is booked and now on to the fun stuff.
EB
Forum: Alaska September 23rd, 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
I checked today and the only package for hotels...

I checked today and the only package for hotels for my cruise is at the end of the cruise not the beginning. I found lodging with Clarion Suites the first day we are there and Coastal International...
Forum: Alaska September 22nd, 2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
How do you get the hotel set up thru the cruise...

How do you get the hotel set up thru the cruise line? I did not see that on the Princess website. Do they pick the hotel or do I pick it?
Eldon
Forum: Alaska September 21st, 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
First of all thank you for your response. I...

First of all thank you for your response.
I only used the "police protect" phrase to make a point not to put Anchorage down in any way.
The first night a Motel 8 or 6 is fine with me but the...
Forum: Alaska September 20th, 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By ejb
Need Anchorage lodging help

We are doing a week before our cruise in 2011 and have all the lodging figured out except Anchorage. We need a nice but cheap place because we are only going to be there the day we fly in and the...
Forum: Alaska September 7th, 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Karen16, Thanks for your feedback. It has made...

Karen16,
Thanks for your feedback. It has made us do more research and we have added more days to the land travel.
We really don't like riding buses and Denali is one big bus ride no matter what...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 30th, 2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,370
Posted By ejb
Booked on Diamond Princess 6/4/11 Southbound and...

Booked on Diamond Princess 6/4/11 Southbound and 5 days before on our own driving the loop of Anchorage-Glennallen-Paxson-Denali highway-Denali NP-Anchorage then cruise.
EB
Forum: Alaska August 30th, 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,002
Posted By ejb
What company did you use? Was it the school bus...

What company did you use? Was it the school bus or larger bus? Did you see lots of wildlife? How far in advance did you book?
Thanks
EB
Forum: Alaska August 29th, 2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,002
Posted By ejb
Recent Denali tour review.

Does anybody have a recent Denali tour review. We are trying to figure out how and if we want to see Denali. Some of the reviews I have looked up are old and are mixed. Some thought it was a waste of...
Forum: Alaska August 28th, 2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Hello...hello....hel....h...oooooo out there....

Hello...hello....hel....h...oooooo out there. Anybody?
EB
Forum: Alaska August 26th, 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
[QUOTE=Karen16;1310519]For your Denali park...

[QUOTE=Karen16;1310519]For your Denali park visit, in your timeframe, purchase the Eielson shuttle bus. You have the wrong idea with your "tour company" reference? If for Denali Park? I don't...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 24th, 2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By ejb
I would pack less, although I am getting pretty...

I would pack less, although I am getting pretty good at that.
I would do anytime dining. I like to make the choice each day.
I would try more of the specialty dining areas.
I would book fewer...
Forum: Alaska August 23rd, 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Nurse Debra, Any favorites around the entrance...

Nurse Debra,
Any favorites around the entrance for motels? Should I or can I make reservations this early?
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 23rd, 2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By ejb
It's like Christmas in August. 100 degrees here...

It's like Christmas in August. 100 degrees here today. This will be our second trip to Alaska and not the last.
EB
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 23rd, 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By ejb
Made the booking today. Let the planning begin. ...

Made the booking today. Let the planning begin.
6/4/11 Southbound from Whittier w/ 5 days on our own before.
EB
Forum: Alaska August 23rd, 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Karen, I am ending up with more time in or...

Karen,
I am ending up with more time in or around Anchorage than we want. I was thinking about staying around Denali a second day, for half of the day, driving into the park ourselves for a while...
Forum: Alaska August 22nd, 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By ejb
Question OK, I have some changes. 5/30/11 fly to...

OK, I have some changes.
5/30/11 fly to Anchorage. Go to motel and sleep.
5/31/11 pick up rental car in town and drive to Denali, sight see along the way. Find our motel and eat and sleep.
6/1/11...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 21st, 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By ejb
Do you know if the TA has to tell you or watch...

Do you know if the TA has to tell you or watch for price drops or is it an added service that just some will do.
Also do you know if you get any added things like OBC or upgrages if they offer them...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 21st, 2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By ejb
How early is too early to book??

We will be booking a SB Alaska Whittier to Vancouver for sure. It will be in the first week of June.
My question is: Is there any disadvantages to booking now for a trip that far off. I called...
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