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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 28th, 2013, 05:58 PM
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Views: 3,753
Posted By hankm
We have sailed Princess 21 times and yes,...

We have sailed Princess 21 times and yes, problems arise from time to time but we have never had cruise we did not enjoy. We are sorry you did not enjoy your trip. Some years ago we sailed on the old...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 21st, 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By hankm
Have cruised Sapphire three times and are booked...

Have cruised Sapphire three times and are booked on the Oct 12 Cal Coastal. With her new Atrium with the International Cafe and Alfredo's she is a winner. Crew members are very friendly. Have a great...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 29th, 2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By hankm
You can hear the horn on You Tube. Google "royal...

You can hear the horn on You Tube. Google "royal princess horn". They also have the Regal Princess sailout.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 28th, 2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By hankm
Royal Princess Horn

If you have not yet heard the horn on the new Royal Princess you are in for a treat. The horn sounds the first two lines of the Love Boat theme, "Love exciting and new - come aboard we're expecting...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 20th, 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By hankm
We did the Princess tour to Alcatraz last Oct....

We did the Princess tour to Alcatraz last Oct. If you really want to see the Rock purchase your own tickets. There is so much to see and so many stories to hear from the prisoners and guards that...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 15th, 2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By hankm
We did this trip on the Golden Princess a couple...

We did this trip on the Golden Princess a couple of years back. My mind is a bit fuzzy on cost details but here goes. You are right about the cities being far from the ports. You will dock in...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 15th, 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By hankm
Can't remember the cost but we did this on our...

Can't remember the cost but we did this on our British Isles cruise a couple years ago. The HoHo was great. Maybe we spent a bit too much time at the Guiness Brewery. The tour finishes atop the...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 23rd, 2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,957
Posted By hankm
We are also so sorry to hear of your family's...

We are also so sorry to hear of your family's loss and resulting problems. We have had to cancel two cruises within days of sailing. One due to the rapidly declining health of my mother-in-law and...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 17th, 2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By hankm
We started in Fairbanks and ended up in Whittier...

We started in Fairbanks and ended up in Whittier then cruised to Vancouver. As the previous said "it is a long trip but worth it". My suggestion would be look for a tour that does two days in Denali....
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 17th, 2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,302
Posted By hankm
Our most recent favorite is the Crown Princess...

Our most recent favorite is the Crown Princess She is beautiful in every way however, our very favorite was the old Royal Princess with her British Captain and crew. The staterooms and service were...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By hankm
Yes, there will be two formal nights. We just...

Yes, there will be two formal nights. We just returned from the Crown and I would say about 97% suits and a few tux. We only observed one man in dining room with slacks and a sportshirt. He was...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,783
Posted By hankm
Have been on 31 cruises . We just completed our...

Have been on 31 cruises . We just completed our 16th on Princess. On every cruise we have NEVER encountered a rude crew member. On our recent cruise on the Crown the crew was outstanding. We never...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By hankm
I am sure they will. Just back from Crown and...

I am sure they will. Just back from Crown and they showed Sunday and Monday night football.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By hankm
Make sure you have filled out the Immigration...

Make sure you have filled out the Immigration forms on the Cruise Personalizer. Print your boarding pass and upon arrival present your boarding pass and Passport and that's it. Have a great cruise !
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 4th, 2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By hankm
Just back from Crown. We had C705 just aft of...

Just back from Crown. We had C705 just aft of where you are going to be. This is an excellent location, very close to the elevators to the buffet. For dining and shows you will have to forward a bit....
Forum: New England / Canada October 4th, 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,403
Posted By hankm
We just returned from C&NE cruise. Taxi to...

We just returned from C&NE cruise. Taxi to Peggy's cove was $123 for three hours which gives you a full hour at the Cove. It was misty and cool but it was none the less kind of eerie and beautiful....
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 26th, 2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,235
Posted By hankm
Reminds us of our first cruise on Celebrity. We...

Reminds us of our first cruise on Celebrity. We sailed on the Zenith and although we will not go into the details it was the provebial cruise from hell! Everything that could have gone wrong did. The...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 24th, 2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,745
Posted By hankm
We just received our Love Boat DVD. It's three...

We just received our Love Boat DVD. It's three discs covering 12 episodes from the first season and yes, Charo is in one of them. Great fun watching and reminising !
Forum: Celebrity December 9th, 2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,343
Posted By hankm
I thought your comparisons of the the two...

I thought your comparisons of the the two cruiselines was very fair. We tend to favor Princess over X but again thats our opinion. Your review is what makes these boards useful particularly to new...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 29th, 2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,832
Posted By hankm
New trend ? (I hope not)

We just returned from a cruise on the Island Princess and we noticed something we have not encountered on prior cruises. An hour or so prior to showtime a few passengers are coming in, placing...
Forum: Celebrity November 29th, 2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,367
Posted By hankm
We visited Cartegena last month on the Island...

We visited Cartegena last month on the Island Princess. Let me first say Cartegena is a beautiful old city. It is colorful and for the most part clean.
We took a ships tour of the city and must say...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 16th, 2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By hankm
Go to Cruisemates "Ship Reviews". Look for...

Go to Cruisemates "Ship Reviews". Look for Princess Cruises, Island Princess, and my review dated Oct 7. This may answer some of your questions ! Happy sailing !
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 15th, 2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By hankm
Make sure these Lauderdale cabbies start the...

Make sure these Lauderdale cabbies start the meter. They have a habit of not metering and charging $17-20 for a $11 trip. We speak from experience. In fact $21 worth of experience !
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 28th, 2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By hankm
Just returned from 15 day 10/9 Island Princess....

Just returned from 15 day 10/9 Island Princess. Just the oppisite reaction !
Everything was perfect. You never know do you ?
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 17th, 2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By hankm
Always a chance something can go wrong. Here is...

Always a chance something can go wrong. Here is our experience. Early in the cruise we went to the Pursars desk and requested an early "walkoff" number. They disembark walkoff's in groups of 50. We...
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