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Forum: Holland America June 24th, 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Wow, Mike, that was really cool!!! Oh, that...

Wow, Mike, that was really cool!!!

Oh, that is definitely a must do cruise!

How did you find the independent tours prior to sailing? It sounds like you really found a gem with DenRus.

In...
Forum: Holland America June 23rd, 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I didn't intend to go off on a tangent there. :-)...

I didn't intend to go off on a tangent there. :-)

I also plan to cruise other areas very soon. We thought of the European cruise that stops in St Petersburg too. And, maybe a tropical destination...
Forum: Holland America June 23rd, 2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Re Kuki's blog- I read that! It's actually...

Re Kuki's blog-

I read that! It's actually what got me thinking about this.

And I so agreed with it. There's something there that bothers me even more. History first- I was raised in Juneau...
Forum: Holland America June 22nd, 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Excursions that sell out fast

Have you waited to book an excursion and found it was fully booked?

I always book my excursions early, but next year I plan to do some of the more expensive exclusive excursions.

I'm one of...
Forum: Holland America June 22nd, 2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Glorious happy ending! And my cruise consultant...

Glorious happy ending! And my cruise consultant was out for the week. It was his cover that helped out. I'm so impressed that they work so well as a team!

I know I could get OBC if I go through...
Forum: Holland America June 20th, 2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
So, my panic was for not. Holland America...

So, my panic was for not.

Holland America has the most wonderful and gracious cruise consultants!

I'm off the lifeboat now. Whew! Don't want to explain that one to DH! He still thinks I'm...
Forum: Holland America June 20th, 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Oosterdam deck 5 verandahs over lifeboats Please advise!

I'm booked on a VE Verandah on the Oosterdam. We wanted to be closer to the water, so we planned on staying this low.

I'm in desperate need of confirmation. I just watched a video on Youtube...
Forum: Holland America June 15th, 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,240
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Thanks for the update Dave. Here's the link...

Thanks for the update Dave.

Here's the link

Princess, Carnival and Holland America to ban smoking in cabins - USATODAY.com...
Forum: Holland America June 15th, 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I can't remember why, but my DH and I skipped...

I can't remember why, but my DH and I skipped this on our last cruise.

If it's what I think it is, I don't want to miss it on this next trip.

So, at the risk of being dumb, what exactly is...
Forum: Holland America June 14th, 2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,587
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Ok, the OP is still here with ears (Umm, eyes)...

Ok, the OP is still here with ears (Umm, eyes) open.
And, I never responded to, or disagreed with Sail7seas. ;)

@ Sail7seas- Thanks! That will help! I wasn't offered the opportunity to pay again...
Forum: Holland America June 13th, 2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,587
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Thanks everyone! Well, I think it may have...

Thanks everyone!

Well, I think it may have just been the server. My husband kept requesting the first table to the left near the host stand because he doesn't care where we sit, and in and out...
Forum: Holland America June 12th, 2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,587
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Holland America food service

Hi, OK, I searched and searched and nothing came up, but I have a question.

We aren't exactly experienced cruisers. We went on a HAL cruise in 2009. We are going again in a few weeks

We were...
Forum: Holland America June 12th, 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
:-o Thoth, I'm 47 also. I'm already the crabby...

:-o Thoth, I'm 47 also. I'm already the crabby old lady. Heaven help a whole lot of people if I'm ever issued a cane.!

Ohhh, the touch! Imagine being 5'3" and a woman. You not only get the touch,...
Forum: Holland America June 12th, 2011, 02:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I absolutely agree with you Thoth. But I'm really...

I absolutely agree with you Thoth. But I'm really so thoroughly tired of allowing them to infringe in my personal space, I've become completely intolerant at times. Hence the back scratching with the...
Forum: Holland America June 9th, 2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,240
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Goodness the anger this incites!

Ok, c'mon. We are all in a little virtual world here now and no one is getting smoke in their face from another poster. Lets stop being so angry. It's not necessary. Smokers know how non smokers...
Forum: Holland America June 9th, 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,433
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Apparantly, a new policy regarding fare reductions

Just thought I would post what seems to be a change in policy.

I waited until the last minute to make my final payment on my July cruise on the Oosterdam. I did this so I wouldn't have to deal...
Forum: Holland America June 9th, 2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
How about "Unless your bums are large enough to...

How about "Unless your bums are large enough to occupy 3 seats each, I think you should learn to smile and share like a human being. We are going to have a seat, and you may stay if you like, or you...
Forum: Holland America June 6th, 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I think destination, size of ship really makes...

I think destination, size of ship really makes the difference. I love the smaller big ships. No desire to get on the mega ships. And sorry to say, we don't really want to go on a "party" cruise with...
Forum: Holland America June 5th, 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,729
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Aw, Thoth, what a good guy. I may have brought...

Aw, Thoth, what a good guy. I may have brought out my more colorful vocabulary for her. And him. Actually I wouldn't have moved. I would have found that impossible itch in the middle of my back. The...
Forum: All Things Cruising June 5th, 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I'm super happy with my HAL cruise consultant. I...

I'm super happy with my HAL cruise consultant. I love the Vista ships. Less than 2000 passengers. So, I'm not so inclined to go to another line.

I think you might get better considerations if you...
Forum: All Things Cruising June 5th, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
I think it also depends on the luck of the draw...

I think it also depends on the luck of the draw on the date you select. An awful lot of groups book cruises. I didn't get an upgrade at all on a Princess cruise I took years ago, and probably because...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 31st, 2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 26,750
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Some people are good at winging it and being OK...

Some people are good at winging it and being OK with that, others like to skip the frustrations. It's not overthinking. It's knowing yourself and realizing that irritations do not belong on vacation....
Forum: All Things Cruising May 30th, 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
You have to work the upgrades. For instance, I...

You have to work the upgrades. For instance, I booked an inside cabin for 1099 this year, I check the website daily (especially Friday afternoons), I check vacationstogo.com, and I subscribe to...
Forum: Alaska May 26th, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,847
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Don't worry about the tenders. They are very...

Don't worry about the tenders. They are very easy, even for the most immobile guests. And very safe. And you never have to wait long either
Forum: Alaska May 26th, 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By Tlingit Eagle
Sitka BEARS

Please everyone, if you are going by Sitka, stop and see Chaik and Killisnoo. They are at the Fortress of the Bear.

Fortress of the Bear is a non-profit bear rescue. They have two bears,...
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