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Forum: All Things Cruising May 30th, 2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,699
Posted By ESS
What I would like to see in the cabins is......

a white noise channel available in the stereo system (some of our cabins had built in music) so I can put it on at night and sleep without having to worry about people yelling and screaming in the...
Forum: All Things Cruising May 30th, 2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By ESS
We enjoy sitting with other peope -that is why it...

We enjoy sitting with other peope -that is why it was suggested that a sitting or an area be established for those of us casual types. We don't want to be isolated from others and the fun because of...
Forum: All Things Cruising May 27th, 2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By ESS
Casual Dress Area For the Dinning Room

My wife and I like to eat in the dinning room every night when we partake of a cruise. We enjoy the presentation and dinning experience, On some of the cruise lines -- that means one has to get...
Forum: Travel Gripes! May 23rd, 2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By ESS
As an addendum to my original question: What...

As an addendum to my original question:

What promotions from the cruise industry would encourage passengers to cruise even with higher airfare and/or cruise costs?

Aggressive upgrade program...
Forum: Travel Gripes! May 21st, 2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By ESS
More of a queston about rising prices than a gripe

More of a cruise question than a cruise gripe.

Today one airline indicated it would charge for each bag checked in. Some say the price of airline tickets are going to keep on going up right...
Forum: Holland America February 18th, 2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,170
Posted By ESS
Noise on ships

There are noises on various ships due to a variety of problems. There are inexpensive "white noise" machines that can reduce a variety of noises. Might not be such a bad idea for the ships to have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 14th, 2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ESS
We are staying at the Radisson two nights before...

We are staying at the Radisson two nights before our cruise - Truimph which leaves Dec 8th. I will be leaving when you arrive - have a good cruise.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 13th, 2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By ESS
Costs and Benefits

While we are on the subject of soda cards - does anyone know what percentage of passengers actually purchase the soda card?

One would think that this would be included as part of the meals and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 11th, 2007, 02:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By ESS
Soda Card

No soda card for me
My dentist may be a good guy - but I don't like him that much!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 9th, 2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By ESS
Balcony

Yes - we feel the same way.
Furthermore - that 400 dollars or so is applied to our next cruise!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 8th, 2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By ESS
Snorkeling in the USVI

Thanks CO

We have researched the snorkeling in the USVI - it was a choice between doing what your brother did, or taking a taxi to Coki beach or one or other two snorkeling beaches.

I think we...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 8th, 2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By ESS
Question about snorkeling in USVI

Hello

Thank you for your interesting observations about your cruise. We are taking the Triumph on Dec 8th

You had this to say about your visit to USVI including

St. Thomas:....... In the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 4th, 2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By ESS
Get Well Mike

Glad to hear you are doing so well.
I hope you have a fully and speedy recovery so you can enjoy not only your upcoming cruise - but everything else!

ESS
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 30th, 2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,416
Posted By ESS
Favorite Food On Carnival

The Deli

Cause I can't get the real stuff where I live.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 19th, 2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By ESS
Question About Carnival's Snorkeling Excursions in Nassau

Question About Carnival's Snorkeling Excursions in Nassau, Bahamas

Has anyone taken any of Carnival's following excursions in Nassau?

1. Catamaran Snorkel - 2.5 hours
2. Tiki Island Snorkeling...
Forum: Travel Gripes! July 26th, 2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By ESS
Track Blockers

Some cruise ships have separate tracks for runners and walkers. No problem

Other cruise ships have tracks that also have chaise lounge chairs and rails to view the sights. Big problem.

Over...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports July 26th, 2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,776
Posted By ESS
What We Did In Ft Lauderdale

We spent two days before a cruise from Miami in Ft Lauderdale. Why in FT Lauderdale when the cruise left from Miami? Because we got a great hotel on the 17th St Causeway ( including kitchen) for 39...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By ESS
Thanks Brian

For the information
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By ESS
Grand Cayman Snorkel On Our Own

We have snorkeled with Soto's twice in Grand Cayman. One time we made reservations in advance - the next time we just got off the ship and found there van there. Reasonably priced - we had a great...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By ESS
Our Experience In Cozumel

Hope you have a great time both on your cruise, as well as anytime you spend in the US

Our eperiences in Cozumel.

We have been to Cozumel four times - two by ship and two by land cruises. We...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By ESS
Carnival Snorkel Tours - Nassau

There are two snorkel tours offered by Carnival for Nassau that we are interested in going on

They are

Catamaran snorkel
Tiki island Snorkel safari

Has anyone been on either excursion,...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports July 24th, 2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,793
Posted By ESS
Another way

As things worked out - we flew into Miami for a Miami cruise, and got a great deal for two days in a Fort Lauderdale hotel. We decided to go via public transportation from Miami airport to our...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 24th, 2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By ESS
Young Children

Have you considered staying at your floating resort? It has lots of activities for your children, and it will be empty. We have stopped a number of times at Costa Maya - the world's most boring...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 24th, 2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,651
Posted By ESS
Path of Least Resistance

If I was to be in Cozumel again for a short time - I would think twice about taking the excursion to Xcaret.

Cozumel is world reknown for its snorkeling and diving - so why travel elsewhere to get...
Forum: Hotels July 22nd, 2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,368
Posted By ESS
Check Hotwire and Priceline

We got an Extended Stay Hotel for three nights before we left on our December 06 cruise. I think we paid something like 39 dollars a night for it on Hotwire. Although there was no pool - it did...
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