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Forum: Tipping June 12th, 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By Wando
That may be true on the ship, but don't those...

That may be true on the ship, but don't those crew members also have rent/mortgage, utility, medical, etc., payments to make back home?
Forum: Travel Gripes! February 11th, 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,559
Posted By Wando
One correction...Royal Caribbean does not have...

One correction...Royal Caribbean does not have autotipping. If you book their anytime dining you have to prepay. Otherwise tips are by cash. However, if you wish to have the tips added to your...
Forum: Travel Gripes! September 21st, 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,145
Posted By Wando
There is also the risk of uninvited guests...

There is also the risk of uninvited guests (birds, insects) in your room if you happen to be cruising near shore or as you get close to the next port.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 14th, 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,517
Posted By Wando
How do we know it was a kid (to me a kid is under...

How do we know it was a kid (to me a kid is under 12 yrs)? All the OP mentions is her son, for all we know he could be a teen or even a young adult. Anyway it was the son's negligence by not taking...
Forum: Travel Gripes! July 15th, 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,637
Posted By Wando
Maybe I'm misunderstanding something, but with...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding something, but with NCL if you purchase a future cruise credit onboard you get the OBC on the cruise you are currently on, not on the future cruise. This is what happened...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines June 26th, 2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,128
Posted By Wando
Wasn't he typing the passport number online while...

Wasn't he typing the passport number online while doing the online check-in which pretty much all cruise lines have you do? I don't think it means he booked the cruise online.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 16th, 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,670
Posted By Wando
Another factor that may have played a part is...

Another factor that may have played a part is reduced costs. For example, cleaning of cabins will take less time, especially between cruises as a deep cleaning won't be required. This might mean...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines April 22nd, 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,480
Posted By Wando
I assume you mean Pride of America and not Spirit...

I assume you mean Pride of America and not Spirit as the Norweigan Spirit doesn't go to Hawaii?
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 7th, 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,333
Posted By Wando
If I recall correctly Royal Caribbean's suggested...

If I recall correctly Royal Caribbean's suggested tip is $9.75 per person per day until the end of June. As of July 1st, it goes up to to either $11.50 or $11.75 pp/day. Also Royal Caribbean does not...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 4th, 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 371
Posted By Wando
I'm from Belleville (about 2 hours east of...

I'm from Belleville (about 2 hours east of Toronto).

You had me confused when you asked about what The Event was about and then proceeded to describe it. :mrgreen: I doubt it will last past this...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 4th, 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 371
Posted By Wando
I also watch House, though not as regularly as I...

I also watch House, though not as regularly as I once did, I just find the story lines very repetative and I'm really not a fan of "Huddy".

Other shows I like:

Fringe - I would have to say...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 24th, 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,913
Posted By Wando
Perhaps I'm not understanding your point, you buy...

Perhaps I'm not understanding your point, you buy insurance to cover unexpected events. I'm sure the OP (or anyone else that may have a similar situation) wouldn't know that a family member was going...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 24th, 2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,913
Posted By Wando
Or maybe the OP did have insurance, but the...

Or maybe the OP did have insurance, but the family member that passed away wasn't covered by that insurance (eg. the insurance only covered spouses or parents or children and it was an uncle or...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 28th, 2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,480
Posted By Wando
. I don't believe there is a charge for the...

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I don't believe there is a charge for the rock wall or waverider on RCL, at least I haven't heard of one.

I can understand the charge for bowling as there are only 6 lanes (on Epic) and the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 27th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,359
Posted By Wando
It is my understanding, though I may be...

It is my understanding, though I may be incorrect, that you have the option when buying the wine package to have all/some delivered to the dining room or stateroom.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 27th, 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,359
Posted By Wando
If you have the wine delivered to the dining room...

If you have the wine delivered to the dining room there is no charge, but if you have it delivered to the stateroom and bring it to the dining room you may be charged the corkage fee. I say may from...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 27th, 2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,359
Posted By Wando
One other addition to what you have posted, if...

One other addition to what you have posted, if you purchase wine (or are gifted wine by friends or a TA) and have it delivered to your cabin, and you want to take it to the dining room, be aware that...
Forum: Travel Gripes! January 17th, 2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,142
Posted By Wando
If I understand the Passenger Vessel Services...

If I understand the Passenger Vessel Services Act, in order to start at one American port and end at another (which is what you would be doing if you joined the ship in Hawaii), the ship needs to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 12th, 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By Wando
I was on the Epic this past October in a studio...

I was on the Epic this past October in a studio and loved it. The whole studio area requires the use of your key card so it feels like your little part of the ship. I also enjoyed the daily, 5:30 pm,...
Forum: Tipping January 4th, 2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,204
Posted By Wando
According to Celebrity's website, the breakdown...

According to Celebrity's website, the breakdown for a non-suite is:

Waiter: $3.65
Asst Waiter: $2.10
Dining Room Mgmt (I assume that is the Assistant Maitre'd): $1.00
Room Steward: $3.50...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 4th, 2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,269
Posted By Wando
I'm not disagreeing with your point, it would...

I'm not disagreeing with your point, it would have been fun seeing him struggle as a room steward or bar tender/server, etc. I'm wondering if there would have been privacy issues if he was a cabin...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 3rd, 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By Wando
Actually that comment about people not coming...

Actually that comment about people not coming back to the Epic, I'm wondering if she really meant they weren't coming back to the climbing or repelling wall due to the paperwork? Isn't it a bit too...
Forum: Tipping January 3rd, 2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,204
Posted By Wando
I assume you ate breakfast or lunch onboard, so...

I assume you ate breakfast or lunch onboard, so you did receive service. The tip for dining covers the service you receive the entire day, not just dinner. Plus the $12 per day includes the tip for...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 3rd, 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,269
Posted By Wando
As far as the crew nationality is concerned,...

As far as the crew nationality is concerned, aren't the majority of entertainment/activities staff on most cruiselines either North American, Austrailian or British?

It would be interesting to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 15th, 2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,548
Posted By Wando
I'm wondering if the refund had more to do with...

I'm wondering if the refund had more to do with the Captain apparently (at least according to posts at that other site from people onboard) admitting several times in early announcements that he made...
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