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Forum: Travel Gripes! April 4th, 2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,840
Posted By CAsailor
I had friends who were in a similar situation to...

I had friends who were in a similar situation to the OP. They had booked a regular balcony cabin on the Sapphire and at the last minute got upgraded to a balcony suite at the front of the ship. ...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 15th, 2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By CAsailor
You can dine at the buffet on formal night...

You can dine at the buffet on formal night without getting dressed up. Jeans, shorts, anything but an uncovered bathing suit is fine at the buffet. After dinner, you can move about the rest of the...
Forum: Tipping March 8th, 2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,949
Posted By CAsailor
I think tipping has definitely gotten out of...

I think tipping has definitely gotten out of hand. I refuse to tip anyone for simply making change or ringing up my fast food. Even in restaurants, the "expected" tip amount has been slowly...
Forum: Celebrity March 8th, 2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,762
Posted By CAsailor
My niece turned 21 on a Celebrity cruise a year...

My niece turned 21 on a Celebrity cruise a year ago. On the day of sailing, she was given a cruise card encoded for "minors" that did not let her purchase alcohol (accept for beer and wine because...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 23rd, 2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,569
Posted By CAsailor
But this discussion is on the Carnival thread...

But this discussion is on the Carnival thread where there aren't any rules prohibiting jeans. So what's your point?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 23rd, 2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,569
Posted By CAsailor
You're right, I'm announcing to the world that I...

You're right, I'm announcing to the world that I see no reason why jeans should not be worn in the dining room. My last cruise was on Princess, which does have a rule prohibiting jeans that was...
Forum: Gambling and Games February 22nd, 2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,035
Posted By CAsailor
I don't play slots, so I have no personal...

I don't play slots, so I have no personal experience with hitting a jackpot, but I don't think I would tip someone just for giving me my payout. I do play Blackjack and I do occasionally tip the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 22nd, 2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,569
Posted By CAsailor
Some cruiselines have rules against jeans in the...

Some cruiselines have rules against jeans in the main dining room (Princess and Celebrity come to mind), but Carnival doesn't. I saw plenty on my last Carnival cruise a few years ago. In fact, even...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 14th, 2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By CAsailor
I was surprised to see that use of the hand...

I was surprised to see that use of the hand sanitizer was not required on my November cruise on Dawn Princess. They had a sanitizing machine, but it was way off to the side and I think most people...
Forum: Celebrity February 2nd, 2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,680
Posted By CAsailor
Re: slotaddict

As someone who has been on many cruises, but has yet to take my first Celebrity cruise, I appreciate reading ALL points of view on this issue. Often what is printed in the policies are different...
Forum: Family Cruising January 31st, 2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By CAsailor
I would suggest bringing your own for use at the...

I would suggest bringing your own for use at the beach and in case of a true emergency aboard ship. From my experience on 2 Carnival cruises with my young nieces, getting them to say they'll bring...
Forum: Travel Gripes! January 31st, 2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,671
Posted By CAsailor
Thanks for the suggestion. Actually Princess is...

Thanks for the suggestion. Actually Princess is our favorite cruiseline. I love the anytime dining, however, I would be uncomfortable dining in such a formal environment alone. Sometimes, when the...
Forum: Travel Gripes! January 31st, 2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,671
Posted By CAsailor
Another point of view...

I am often that person dining solo. Although I usually travel with a large family group, we tend to go our own separate ways during the day and I often find myself doing lunch at the buffet alone. ...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 30th, 2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,392
Posted By CAsailor
After trying personal choice aboard the Dawn...

After trying personal choice aboard the Dawn Princess in November, I would find it extremely difficult to go back to traditional dining. I loved the flexibility to eat when we wanted to and it was...
Forum: Celebrity January 25th, 2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,680
Posted By CAsailor
My point was never regarding whether or not the...

My point was never regarding whether or not the formal Bermuda shorts would be acceptable. My point is, that if they are acceptable, even though they are not specifically listed as formalwear in...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 25th, 2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By CAsailor
My nieces (ages 3, 8 and 9) all LOVED the kids...

My nieces (ages 3, 8 and 9) all LOVED the kids club on Sapphire and begged to be there from opening until closing each day. On our sailing, there wasn't a whole lot of kids onboard so they didn't...
Forum: Celebrity January 25th, 2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,680
Posted By CAsailor
Rev 22:17, Do you just make up these rules...

Rev 22:17,

Do you just make up these rules as you go along or are you kidding?

Am I to believe that by your view of the world, it is perfectly acceptable for a man from Bermuda to wear Bermuda...
Forum: Travel Gripes! January 6th, 2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,708
Posted By CAsailor
I love Anytime Dining!

I have always hated traditional dining. I hated having to eat at a set time, especially since early is too early and late too late. I also hated the whole sitting with strangers thing. I am on the...
Forum: Tipping January 5th, 2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,172
Posted By CAsailor
Re: Re: Re: Big family!!

I just returned from a 10 day on the Dawn Princess. The soda cards were $49.95 for the ten days. That was a big price hike from our previous cruises on the Regal and Sapphire where the cards were...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 23rd, 2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,546
Posted By CAsailor
This I agree with completely!

This I agree with completely!
Forum: All Things Cruising December 23rd, 2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,546
Posted By CAsailor
The examples you cite, while interesting, are not...

The examples you cite, while interesting, are not quite on the same level as what is being discussed. These are behaviors that would be found offensive by ANYONE, at ANYTIME and in ANYPLACE. Not...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 23rd, 2005, 10:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,546
Posted By CAsailor
But the cruiselines do not give equivalent...

But the cruiselines do not give equivalent choices. For years I avoided formal night by dining at the buffet and I didn't know what I was missing until my last cruise. I'm sorry, buffet food is...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 22nd, 2005, 02:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,546
Posted By CAsailor
I just got off the Dawn Princess about a month...

I just got off the Dawn Princess about a month ago and I was happy to see that aboard this ship dress code seemed to be a non-issue. I had not packed any formal clothes because my family usually...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing December 15th, 2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,444
Posted By CAsailor
I just got off the Dawn Princess a few weeks ago....

I just got off the Dawn Princess a few weeks ago. I had not planned on wearing jeans to the dining room because I had read on these boards that Princess does not allow it. However, once onboard...
Forum: Travel Gripes! December 15th, 2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,750
Posted By CAsailor
Re: Banker

I agree completely that parents should seek out vacation destinations that welcome their children. That is exactly what they are doing when they cruise on any of the mainstream cruiselines...
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