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Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 6th, 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,847
Posted By Texasmunk
Have not been around for awhile, but figure it is...

Have not been around for awhile, but figure it is time to stick my two cents into the mix.
We prefer Royal...are Diamond Plus with them....we choose them because it fits our concept of what we want...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 20th, 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,726
Posted By Texasmunk
Vision

Jumped on this one when it opened. Taking the 11 night on Dec 3, 2012.

Just wish RCi would return to doing the 10 or 11 night partial Panama Canal cruises.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 20th, 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,203
Posted By Texasmunk
Ships tour vs Private tour

We have done Stingray city several times. We recommend Captain Marvin's. His company started the whole thing. He offers newer boats, few people, and options such as a two reef snorkel trip prior...
Forum: Costa January 28th, 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,647
Posted By Texasmunk
Numbers pile up total of one class action suit is...

Numbers pile up total of one class action suit is now $450,000,000. That would mean the lawyers would reap approx $150,000,000.
But that kind of cash outlay would bankrupt the company.
On another...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 28th, 2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,454
Posted By Texasmunk
They are on a salary, but earn a commission on...

They are on a salary, but earn a commission on products sold. My wife usually tips $15 to $20 (close to 15%).
Forum: All Things Cruising May 15th, 2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,140
Posted By Texasmunk
MY courtesy: Ship has docked or ready for...

MY courtesy: Ship has docked or ready for tendering: Dufus and company come plowing through those standing in line....The other 500 people waiting must part and clear a path for them! NOPE...I am...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 15th, 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Texasmunk
The Up Side

The speculators are taking a small beating...Oil has dropped back into the lower $70's it is still way over priced.....there is always hope.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 28th, 2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Texasmunk
Yes and No

Yes. You will find a hair dryer in every cabin.
No. You will not find a self service laundry on RCI. Their prices are reasonable, but heck, you are on vacation.....let someone else do the work!
...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 28th, 2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,321
Posted By Texasmunk
Reading though the commentary

finding myself in full agreement. Then remembered that less than 1% of cruisers post on cruise boards and more than 80% of Americans have never cruised so when we all agree on boring ports, those...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 28th, 2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Texasmunk
Roatan

Considered the third best snorkel/scuba location in the world. Island is beginning to experience major influx of Euro money and US money with expensive homes. Population loves cruise ships....had...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 3rd, 2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,796
Posted By Texasmunk
Who to blame....

The Board of Directors did not meet and decide..."let's irritate the customers with a new towel policy"
RCI got forced into this by ....drum roll.... thieves!!!!
Yes, those same warm and wonderful...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 3rd, 2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,656
Posted By Texasmunk
Please note!

With the evidence beginning to mount that "global warming" is not occuring, the new theme is "climate change"
So, to keep the hard core loons at bay, use the correct phrasiology!

Much of this...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 2nd, 2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By Texasmunk
A few additional pieces of info

parking with the city owned lots tends to be a very tedious process. Look for one of the independants...
Ice Shows: Do NOT miss it!
Ship: For her size, she is amazingly easy to get around! ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 2nd, 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By Texasmunk
airport and stuff to do

From Seattle.
Probably can fly non-stop on Continental into Bush International
but
Check prices for connecting via Southwest over either Phoenix or Las Vegas into Hobby.

Southwest does not...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 27th, 2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Texasmunk
excursions

hard to reply if you don't provide some info.
R U a beach person/ shopping person/ruins person, etc...
Forum: Travel Gripes! November 23rd, 2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,739
Posted By Texasmunk
month old post

but since you asked...

still cruising but my dollars are now 1 quarter, a dime and a nickel
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 22nd, 2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Texasmunk
to see the cabin

sign onto the RCI web site, pick the ship, pick the cabin, view the 360 degree photo.

As for motion, today's vessels are so large and computerized, the "motion of the ocean" is dramatically...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 22nd, 2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By Texasmunk
It is 100% a personal decision

I never started with an inside. Always an outside, then moved up to balconies.

Understand, the inside will be smaller, when the lights are out it is DARK!
No residual light. When in the cabin,...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By Texasmunk
Drinking

Your sea pass will give the indication of eligibility for drinking. But then there are many 21-22 years olds that will buy booze for their buddies and simply pass it around.
And yes, we seen...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,708
Posted By Texasmunk
Just a word to the wise!

You can check the RCI policy on their web site.
It prohibits bringing alcohol onboard. This is a result of some bad press and lawsuits. You are most welcome to give it a shot and bring it with...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Texasmunk
French Press

Only available in GS and above.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Texasmunk
A

Any itinerary with Jamaica invovled is a definate NO.
Costa Maya....just re-opened, NEW
Roatan....strike over electric power is over, spectacular island....or favorite.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Texasmunk
SNOOZEMAN is RIGHT

but! I like your line of thought! LOL LOL
Forum: Travel Gripes! November 19th, 2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,638
Posted By Texasmunk
WTI

RCI is using West Texas Intermediate as their benchmark.
Prices, at the business opening today were $54.36.
Dec 18,2008 is the target date for RCI to be below $65.00

Oil futures were in th $70's...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 19th, 2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Texasmunk
GC and Coz

GC: caters to the wealthy. Beautiful stuff, more beautiful (high) prices.
Cozumel: Spectacular leathers....negotiate! Super shopping, my wife's eys glaze over as we approach the...
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