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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 15th, 2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Snowbird
Sea Princess Cabin Upgrade? No Thank You

A funny thing happened this morning. For the first time in a while, a cruise line asked my travel agent if we would like to amend our existing booking for a (specific) room upgrade on our upcoming...
Forum: Cunard July 27th, 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Snowbird
Thalassotherapy Pool Pass

Thank you for Cunard 'link'. That was exactly the answer I was looking for.
Forum: Cunard July 26th, 2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Snowbird
Thalassotherapy Pool Pass

Can anyone advise me as to the current cost for a 7-day pass to use the Thalassotherapy pool on the Queen Mary? I purchased one we took the QE11 and it was just wonderful on a cold Atlantic crossing...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff July 15th, 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Snowbird
Sea Princess Altering New Zealand Port Times

Earlier today I received, from my travel agent, the following message issued by Princess Cruises in connection with our October 13, 2014 sailing:


IMPORTANT NOTICES
Please be advised that Sea...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 5th, 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Snowbird
Apparently we have a Mini-Suite. We are also...

Apparently we have a Mini-Suite. We are also looking forward to dinner onboard at Winston's. Interestingly, we shall conclude our world tour aboard the Queen Mary 2, from Southampton to New York.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 5th, 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Snowbird
A small confession...not only have I taken the...

A small confession...not only have I taken the onboard tour a few years ago, but we are staying aboard the RMS Queen Mary for 2 nights in September as part of an around the world in 80 days tour.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 4th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Snowbird
Queen Mary (1) & July 4th Celebration

In a report I read today by Paul Motter, it indicates that the original Queen Mary was launched in 1942. I thought the hull was commenced in 1930, followed by a launch in 1936. It was pulled from...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 14th, 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By Snowbird
Lifeboats Fall From 2 RCCL Ships

I was shocked to recently discover that two RCCL ships each had a lifeboat break free from the ship after a supporting cable reportedly snapped. The first affected vessel was the Legend of the Seas,...
Forum: Travel Gripes! November 22nd, 2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By Snowbird
Cruise-Line Guest Satisfaction Questionnaires

After having completed dozens of cruises, I recently made a pact with myself to no longer complete those "guest" questionnaires. Am I wrong to have taken this stance?


First, the form is...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 21st, 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Snowbird
Donna, no reason was given. However, I did check...

Donna, no reason was given. However, I did check the 'tides' for those ports thinking that may have been a factor. From my observation of the latest tide tables for the areas in question, it did...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 21st, 2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Snowbird
Explorer of the Seas: September 8, 2013 New England Itinerary Change

Our travel agent just advised us this morning that a slight itinerary change has been made by RCCL. The port time in Halifax has changed, and the port days/docking times for both Corner Brook and...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 21st, 2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By Snowbird
Grand Princess: Coffee & cream

Here aboard the Grand Princess, on day 11 of a 15-day round-trip cruise to Hawaii out of San Francisco, cruise passengers no longer have and decaf-coffee, or cream for their coffee. It is undoubtedly...
Forum: Viking River Cruises August 17th, 2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,199
Posted By Snowbird
Paul, I am very much enjoying your reports. We...

Paul, I am very much enjoying your reports. We are going Viking down the Rhine in 2012 and are therefore intrigued by your onboard updates, particularly the meals.

One important point about our...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 4th, 2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,590
Posted By Snowbird
We were on the Caribbean Princess last week and...

We were on the Caribbean Princess last week and our cabin on the Caribe level was fabulous. Like you, I too was concerned about privacy, however, 50% of the depth was totally private. That is to say,...
Forum: Shore Excursions October 14th, 2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Snowbird
Advice from Green_rd

Good advice, I too was also thinking of using that same church as our meeting place. While I would like to be daring and venture out on our own without a shore excursion, I also do not want to risk...
Forum: Shore Excursions October 7th, 2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Snowbird
Athens Shore Excursion

Can anyone advise me as to what the protocol is in connection with where the tour bus drops off, and then picks up, cruise passengers in the vicinity of the Acropolis and the Plaka shopping district?...
Forum: Cunard June 22nd, 2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By Snowbird
Finally, some progress!

I was speaking with someone at Cunard this afternoon and it was confirmed a website problem does exist. Apparently it has something to do with a website upgrade about 3-4 weeks ago and they are aware...
Forum: Cunard June 21st, 2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By Snowbird
Well, it seems that I am not alone with problems...

Well, it seems that I am not alone with problems associated with accessing the Cunard website. For the record, I have a new computer and yet the problem still persists. How frustrating for a low-tech...
Forum: Cunard June 10th, 2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By Snowbird
Cunard Website

Can anyone indicate what is happening at Cunard. For the past several days I have been getting a Cunard webpage with an "error" message. Perhaps Cruismates could post an explanation on their Cruise...
Forum: Gay / Lesbian Cruising November 21st, 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Snowbird
If money is no issue, you might consider the...

If money is no issue, you might consider the downtown San Juan Sheraton accross the street from the dock. We are again staying there a couple of days prior to our Celebrity Summit cruise this winter...
Forum: Holland America November 21st, 2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By Snowbird
Trays Anyone?

We travel many different cruise lines and, as indicated in some responses, policies do change. That is why I do drop by a 'dollar' type discount store in the cruise port area before boarding a buy an...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines October 12th, 2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Snowbird
We sailed the Majesty last week (Oct. 3-10) to...

We sailed the Majesty last week (Oct. 3-10) to Bermuda and it was not a pleasant experience. Having last sailed in 1996 on the Norway, this was our first return to NCL. Unlike the Norway experience,...
Forum: Holland America June 1st, 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By Snowbird
Good question from sail7seas. Originally our stop...

Good question from sail7seas. Originally our stop at Half Moon Cay was on Tuesday, February 12 (Day 9). With the itinerary change, our rescheduled visit is now on Thursday, February 4 (Day 1). In...
Forum: Holland America May 31st, 2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By Snowbird
Noordam Itinerary Change

:-? If anyone is sailing on February 3 (2010) you may not know that the itinerary has changed. If you booked a shore excursion, as we did at Half Moon Cay, this is especially troublesome. It appears...
Forum: Holland America May 21st, 2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,298
Posted By Snowbird
We sailed on the Noordam last January on a 10...

We sailed on the Noordam last January on a 10 night cruise and were pleasantly surprised to find a money saving laundry option on offer by HAL after departing Ft. Lauderdale.

For a price of about...
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