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Forum: Celebrity February 27th, 2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Manuel, On that other cruise website there are...

Manuel,
On that other cruise website there are 85 pax who have posted ~1000 posts. Your odds of connecting w/pax on your cruise is much better there.

RCL freedom class & Celebrity Solstice class...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 2nd, 2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Mine was a 7 day in 1973 on Home lines Oceanic...

Mine was a 7 day in 1973 on Home lines Oceanic round trip from NYC to Bahamas. Midnight buffets & 2am pizza party every night. Only inside and outside cabins. Outside was a porthole. Meals then...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff January 1st, 2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By OldFartCruiser
I agree w/Kuki, have arranged tablemates many...

I agree w/Kuki, have arranged tablemates many times from cruise rollcalls on the internet. Also thru the rollcalls we find cruisers we met on previous cruises. Don't have to mention the website for...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 25th, 2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By OldFartCruiser
When I was in my early teens I helped the local...

When I was in my early teens I helped the local iceman deliver ice for people's iceboxes. We delivered by horse and wagon.

In high school I operated a elevator in a 8 story office building that...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 24th, 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Been cruising since 1973 and have seen many, many...

Been cruising since 1973 and have seen many, many changes. Some better, mainly the cabins (balconies, larger bathrooms, beds vs bunks), some not so good, mainly nickle & dimeing (soda cards, pay...
Forum: Shore Excursions September 17th, 2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 41,069
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Most of everyone's favorite are action tours. ...

Most of everyone's favorite are action tours. Very little on Europe, far east or down under. These other places are site seeing type tours, not usually action, but also great. My most memorable...
Forum: Shopping! August 22nd, 2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,687
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Been on many cruisers but don't remember those...

Been on many cruisers but don't remember those $20 watches. Many of the lines have $10 sales with tables of stylish watches, sometimes < $10. My wife has probably bought 50 over the years. I buy...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 22nd, 2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,063
Posted By OldFartCruiser
These people are just trying to be friendly &...

These people are just trying to be friendly & helpful. However I understand it could be annoying. I like your solution.

OF C'er
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 22nd, 2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Like the lakers fan, our 1st cruise was in 1973...

Like the lakers fan, our 1st cruise was in 1973 on the Home Lines Oceanic. We had an outside cabin, which was a porthole window. Cruised from NYC to the Bahamas for 7 days. Rough 1 day and waves...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 30th, 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,569
Posted By OldFartCruiser
What a crock of baloney. If cruiselines did not...

What a crock of baloney.
If cruiselines did not want me, I would not be getting their emails everyday and they would not fill my snail mail box daily. Even lines I have never cruised on are looking...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 22nd, 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By OldFartCruiser
As someone said, not one card does everything. ...

As someone said, not one card does everything. Have a Chase card that gives me 3% on all types of travel. Have another card that gives 3% on gas, restaurants & supermarkets, we use when other cards...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 19th, 2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Timmy, Pete is right, the one I use charges for...

Timmy,
Pete is right, the one I use charges for the service. However it is something like $5 for listing 10 cruises. Only list those cruises you have booked. Saved me plenty. Well worth the few...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 18th, 2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Felt taken advantage of

I have an Australian cruise booked thru one of the largest online TA. Thru the website that emails me when prices go down, I was informed there was a reduction of $158pp in my category. Emailed my...
Forum: Celebrity March 30th, 2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,885
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Use to be 2 of the 3 offers, instead of choose of...

Use to be 2 of the 3 offers, instead of choose of 1. Does this mean shareholders OBC will be honored? In the past we had to give up the shareholders w/ the 123 offer.

O F C'er
Forum: All Things Cruising March 29th, 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Pete, glad to read you also use & like the cruise...

Pete, glad to read you also use & like the cruise specific end of CC. I do not doubt you regarding the general discussion end of the site, since I never frequent it. However, it annoys me when...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 28th, 2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Pete, I sent you a message w/a link. There...

Pete,
I sent you a message w/a link.

There a 2 sides to the CC website. I have never monitored or posted on the general discussion board, so I cannot comment on that side.

The other side is...
Forum: Celebrity March 26th, 2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Been on the Solstice & 3 sister ships in the...

Been on the Solstice & 3 sister ships in the Solstice class. See the website link below, which describes all the beverage packages.
Room service is a call to place an order and is free.
Place your...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 26th, 2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Pete, Right now on a May Infiniti cruise suite...

Pete,
Right now on a May Infiniti cruise suite prices are lower than what Pax paid for balconies, and no one who booked earlier can upgrade w/o additional cost. New Pax are booking suites for $1000...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 25th, 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Pete & Paul, What you both are saying is true. ...

Pete & Paul,
What you both are saying is true.
However, us experienced cruisers look at pricing different. For me, I never look at broucher prices, when I get an email for a special on one of the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 19th, 2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Enjoyed reading these posts. Eventhough I don't...

Enjoyed reading these posts. Eventhough I don't consider myself a regular since I pop in for a while & may not be back for a few months. This site is the 1st I click onto from my favorites list...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 19th, 2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Not familiar w/the Breeze but some of the larger...

Not familiar w/the Breeze but some of the larger ships you will find you have to walk forever to reach your aft cabin. We prefer a cabin near midship elevators or if 2 banks of elevators, near the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 19th, 2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,257
Posted By OldFartCruiser
What do you mean "longer than they should"? They...

What do you mean "longer than they should"? They have a right to be there as long as they want.

I like it when vouchers are given out. I can go to other bars and drink w/friends I am cruising...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 24th, 2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By OldFartCruiser
A rat race at sea. O F C'er

A rat race at sea.

O F C'er
Forum: All Things Cruising January 15th, 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,166
Posted By OldFartCruiser
Marc, It's a full time job booking the best...

Marc,
It's a full time job booking the best price, OBCs, excursions, airlines, transfers & keeping track of the cruises.rofl

O F C'er
Forum: All Things Cruising January 12th, 2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,166
Posted By OldFartCruiser
3 B2B booked for 2014.:D RCL Oasis OTS 1/25...

3 B2B booked for 2014.:D

RCL Oasis OTS 1/25 & 2/1 (E & W Caribbean).
Celebrity Infinity 4/29 & 5/12 (TA & British Isles).
Regal Princess 10/5 & 10/17 (E. Medit. & TA)

That's about all we can...
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