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Forum: Travel Gripes! December 16th, 2011, 01:37 PM
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Posted By HALGAL
Age has it's privileges. Retirement.

Age has it's privileges. Retirement.
Forum: All Things Cruising December 16th, 2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By HALGAL
We are taking the Grand Voyage 1/6/12 with...

We are taking the Grand Voyage 1/6/12 with Holland America. Luggage is packed and leaving today.

I'm so excited, I can't wait. Yes retirement is great.
Forum: All Things Cruising December 16th, 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By HALGAL
We have always given over and above the automatic...

We have always given over and above the automatic tip. We have also always had over and above service. Almost everyone we come in contact with on a daily basis.
Forum: All Things Cruising December 16th, 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By HALGAL
Have a wonderful cruise. We leave in 3 weeks,...

Have a wonderful cruise.
We leave in 3 weeks, for our Grand Voyage. Luggage is leaving today.
Forum: Holland America December 16th, 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,285
Posted By HALGAL
Just got our travel documents and they have...

Just got our travel documents and they have raised the corking fee to $18.00
a bottle.
I have 2 cases of wine and I'm a little nervous about just leaving it with luggage. I don't want 2 cases of...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 8th, 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By HALGAL
Always wear a watch.

Always wear a watch.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 27th, 2011, 03:25 PM
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Posted By HALGAL
What t see in India?

Will be Docking in Mangalore and Goa. Any must see's?
Forum: All Things Cruising November 27th, 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By HALGAL
I'd like to try a Mississippi River cruise.

I'd like to try a Mississippi River cruise.
Forum: All Things Cruising November 27th, 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By HALGAL
Thank you, that looks perfect.

Thank you, that looks perfect.
Forum: All Things Cruising November 13th, 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By HALGAL
We tend to take long cruises so starting 3-4...

We tend to take long cruises so starting 3-4 months out is not unusual. I start with lists. This next cruise we will need 3 seasons of clothing. I start packing at least 5 weeks before the cruise. ...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 13th, 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By HALGAL
Thank you, KD. I checked the site and that...

Thank you, KD. I checked the site and that should work.
I was under the impression that I could bring as much as I wanted, but there would be a corkage fee. I will double check.
Forum: All Things Cruising November 13th, 2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By HALGAL
Bringing Wine on board

We will be leaving out of Ft. Lauderdale in Jan. Does anyone one know of a liquor store near the pier where I can purchase wine? It's an extended cruise, so I will need more than a couple of...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 8th, 2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By HALGAL
Almost always dinner in the MDR at a table for 2....

Almost always dinner in the MDR at a table for 2. The specialty restaurants on occasion.
Forum: All Things Cruising November 8th, 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By HALGAL
Always out and about. Sleeping in is not for us.

Always out and about. Sleeping in is not for us.
Forum: Holland America November 8th, 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,076
Posted By HALGAL
We have sailed HAL extensively. More than 400...

We have sailed HAL extensively. More than 400 days. This will be our longest so far. Before this 72 days and loved every minute of. Food and service can not be beat. We mix up the excursions,...
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 9th, 2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,001
Posted By HALGAL
We are repeat cruisers not 3- 4 times a year, but...

We are repeat cruisers not 3- 4 times a year, but 400 plus days on Hal alone. Hal started a new tipping policy a few years ago. X dollars a day per person. Which is then divided up amongst the...
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 9th, 2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,108
Posted By HALGAL
People really win money in the casino?

People really win money in the casino?
Forum: Holland America October 9th, 2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,711
Posted By HALGAL
We have also done a number of b to b. I agree...

We have also done a number of b to b. I agree with everything said above except Life boat drills. We always had to do them even with the B to B to B. Maybe different cruise line have different...
Forum: Holland America October 9th, 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By HALGAL
I am 1 of those died in the wool fans(400 +days)....

I am 1 of those died in the wool fans(400 +days). Yes it does tend to be an older clientele, but we prefer that.
I don't have a lot of experience on other cruise lines, but we have tried some and...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 29th, 2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By HALGAL
Researching as we speak.

Researching as we speak.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 29th, 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By HALGAL
My DH gets coffee cups.

My DH gets coffee cups.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 11th, 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By HALGAL
Holland America also has a Grand Voyage. Which...

Holland America also has a Grand Voyage. Which we will be on in Jan.
Yes we are retired (not old people) and have worked hard and always spent our money wisely. We live within our means.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 11th, 2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By HALGAL
My dream comes true in Jan. World Tour. Holland...

My dream comes true in Jan. World Tour. Holland America, Amsterdam.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 10th, 2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,319
Posted By HALGAL
I would not want to be on a ship, filled with...

I would not want to be on a ship, filled with people trying to quit smoking.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 10th, 2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By HALGAL
Private Tours

Any recommendations for a private tour guide in Rio? We will be there over night. Would like to get in as much as possible.
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