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Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 26th, 2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By PapaBear
Kids on RCL Explorer of the Seas

I forgot to add this to my previous posting.

My proposed Family cruise of Explorer of the Seas will include
5 grandchildren. At the time of the cruise, they will be:

Grandson - 16 years...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 26th, 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By PapaBear
Family booking on RCL Explorer

My wife and I want to treat our family to a Canada/New England cruise
on RCL Explorer of the Sea, 31 aug-8Aug 2013. What is best way to book?
What can we get in perks by booking 11 persons (6...
Forum: Costa January 15th, 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 15,334
Posted By PapaBear
Mike M: Look at the pictures. The ship is...

Mike M:

Look at the pictures. The ship is lying on her STARBOARD side. Not the PORT.

PapaBear
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 1st, 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,332
Posted By PapaBear
By all means, use the tiny safe for passports,...

By all means, use the tiny safe for passports, wallets, credit cards, jewelry. Don't forget the code you enter in.

When I was guiding groups in Israel, I picked up a group of Arab-Americans at the...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 1st, 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,873
Posted By PapaBear
My wife and I traveled around-the-world in 2000,...

My wife and I traveled around-the-world in 2000, starting in Israel, to Netherlands to USA to China via air. Then to Mongolia, Siberia, Moscow and St Petersburg by train. Then back to Netherlands...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 1st, 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By PapaBear
Meals on tour portion of Cruisetours

On a Princess Cruisetour in Alaska, starting on the tour first, are meals included?
I know meals are included on the cruise portion. If meals are not provided, what do the meals cost? Where do you...
Forum: Celebrity March 20th, 2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By PapaBear
We were booked on a Celebrity cruise from...

We were booked on a Celebrity cruise from Baltimore, MD last December, sailing at 4PM. We left home from PA at 11:30AM, for a 1hour-45minute drive (per MapQuest).

However, we encountered a truck...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 16th, 2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By PapaBear
Smile Diabetic on cruises

Hello:
I am a diabetic, and have been on several cruises without problems. On NCL Norway, went to the Medical Office and stored my medicine in their fridge.
On Celebrity Summit for 14-nights, used...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 5th, 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,514
Posted By PapaBear
Forgot one thing. On a cruise, you unpack and...

Forgot one thing. On a cruise, you unpack and pack only once! On a recent bus trip in Turkey, we unpacked and packed every night, except in Istanbul and Cappadocia.

PapaBear;)
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 5th, 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,514
Posted By PapaBear
All-inclusive cruises?

Gee, on every cruise I have been on, the last night I got a paper under the cabin door. It is the statement about everything that was NOT included (drinks, shore excursions, gift shop items, etc).
...
Forum: Celebrity March 3rd, 2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,275
Posted By PapaBear
Smile My wife and I were on a Celebrity cruise in...

My wife and I were on a Celebrity cruise in December 2010. We were seated at a table, and it turned out that one of the couples were Jewish. She mentioned that they kept Kosher in their home. I asked...
Forum: Holland America October 20th, 2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,346
Posted By PapaBear
Posh

Back when India was controlled by the British, POSH was the "in thing" on the long cruises to and from India.

POSH meant "Port outbound, Starboard inbound" to be out of the sun.

PapaBear
Forum: Holland America October 20th, 2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By PapaBear
International arrangements

Along this line, in 2000, I arranged a Trans-Siberian train trip. This involved frequent flyer miles on KLM thru their Arab office in East Jerusalem. Israel to USA, USA to China, Russia back to...
Forum: Holland America October 20th, 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By PapaBear
Change your TA!

Your problem seems to be your TA.
1. A good TA would always double-check all the arrangements, and should have discovered the error bery quickly.
2. The TA probably is not part of HAL. An "Agent"...
Forum: Holland America October 20th, 2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,321
Posted By PapaBear
Passports!

Several years ago, my wife and I were driving friends and their infant daughter from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion airport for their trip to USA for vacation. We were just about 5-miles from the airport,...
Forum: Celebrity October 20th, 2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,765
Posted By PapaBear
River cruising

Felix:

We were on Danube cruise in Nov 08, on Amadeus Symphony, by Gate 1.

The food was out of this world, and service was excellent. Space for 140 passengers, but only 86 on board.

You...
Forum: Celebrity August 17th, 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By PapaBear
Shows on Celebrity Mercury

Any information of nightly shows on Mercury would be appreciated, especially on evenings of "at sea" days.

Also, what activities on "at sea" days.

PapaBear
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 17th, 2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,777
Posted By PapaBear
If you have any sort of medical condition, and...

If you have any sort of medical condition, and are going on a cruise, please inform the cruise line before boarding. I am diabetic, and I always inform the cruise line. Also, I have to be sure that I...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 17th, 2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,777
Posted By PapaBear
Diabetic coma

I used to be a volunteer with a Christian organization in Jersualem, Israel.
We conducted Christian trips in the land.

We required every participant to complete a medical questionnaire before...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 8th, 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By PapaBear
Baltimore Cruise terminal

Has anyone used the Baltimore cruise terminal?

Easy to get to?

Parking?

Cost of parking per day?

PapaBear
Forum: Celebrity August 8th, 2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By PapaBear
summit towel animals

We were on Summit 14 nite cruise to Alaska and down to LA several years ago. We were greeted each night with a towel animal!

PapaBear
Forum: Disney July 22nd, 2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,979
Posted By PapaBear
More on Passports

In 1989, my wife and I moved to Jerusalem, Israel, to work as volunteers for a Christian organization. We were issued a Tourist visa at Ben Gurion airport, good for 90-days. But, as soon as the visa...
Forum: Disney July 22nd, 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,979
Posted By PapaBear
Name change on passport

I used to do tax returns at H&R Block. A problem that came up fairly often was when a young woman got married, but did not get name changes on various documents. It caused problems for filing...
Forum: Disney July 22nd, 2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,979
Posted By PapaBear
Passport expires within 6 months of cruise

Many countries require that the expiration date of your passport must be at least 6 months AFTER the end of your visit. If not, you may be denied entry, and put on the next trip outbound.

This...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 21st, 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By PapaBear
Apparently, it is common. The lady in my post...

Apparently, it is common. The lady in my post lived in Miami, and I guess that she simply read the newspaper ads, and took up the cruise line offeres.

By the way, she commented that she couldn't...
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