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Forum: Styles At Sea October 23rd, 2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,102
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Since airlines require you to remove yours shoes...

Since airlines require you to remove yours shoes when you go through x-ray, I wear cute flip-flops and pack a pair of socks in my carryon in case my feet get cold on the plane. It's just too much...
Forum: Shore Excursions October 23rd, 2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,318
Posted By centralcalicruzer
We also went to Dzibilchaltun, it was really...

We also went to Dzibilchaltun, it was really interesting. I understand it is much smaller than the more famous ruins at Chichen Itza, but it was also a lot closer and we didn't want to spend five...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 27th, 2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By centralcalicruzer
We did two one-way car rentals in August from...

We did two one-way car rentals in August from Hobby to Galveston and back through Enterprise. The cost was about $80.00 total compared to $200.00 ($50 x 4 people) through Galvestonlimo. And we had...
Forum: Styles At Sea November 16th, 2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By centralcalicruzer
I enjoy staying in my dressy clothes all evening....

I enjoy staying in my dressy clothes all evening. My highest shoes are about 3 inches, but they are actually pretty comfortable. On our one and only family cruise my 16 y/o daughter kept her dressy...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 6th, 2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By centralcalicruzer
It rained on us off and on when we were in...

It rained on us off and on when we were in Cozumel in August. It was a warm rain and didn't slow us down at all. It was absolutely pouring when we were having breakfast in the Lido, we got off the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 27th, 2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,008
Posted By centralcalicruzer
I am sure whatever vacation you chose will be...

I am sure whatever vacation you chose will be great and you will all have a fun time. Just wanted to let you know, though, we took our 12 and 16 year old daughters on a cruise in late August this...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine October 23rd, 2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,890
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Yeah, the pizza is a great late-night snack when...

Yeah, the pizza is a great late-night snack when everything else is closed down or that in-between time before dinner when you get back from shore. My girls had it for lunch a couple of days too. And...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine October 23rd, 2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,842
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Actually I think I have to correct myself,...

Actually I think I have to correct myself, because I have read that one line (maybe NCL?, can't remember) does have small coffee makers in the cabins. Personally, I love ordering that free room...
Forum: Mexico October 19th, 2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,210
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Cabo is very safe. You can book a glass bottom...

Cabo is very safe. You can book a glass bottom boat to take you out to the arches for about $10.00 per person right at the pier. It is very cool to see the arches and rocks up close from the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 18th, 2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Don't let these people make you feel guilty about...

Don't let these people make you feel guilty about leaving the kids at home! While a cruise is a great family vacation, I agree with Steve about making your first one just the two of you. Besides the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 14th, 2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Brook, I think you will find plenty of healthy...

Brook, I think you will find plenty of healthy choices. On most of the sea days hubby and I would just make a big salad for lunch at the buffet and maybe have a bowl of soup too. There is always...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 11th, 2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By centralcalicruzer
When we booked our cruise on the Ecstasy my TA...

When we booked our cruise on the Ecstasy my TA told me that if the kids were directly across the hall or next door you did not need an adult booked in each room. As it so happened, we had an aft...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 9th, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By centralcalicruzer
The 7 day Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles is a...

The 7 day Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles is a great itinerary, there is also a cruise that departs from San Diego, can't remember all the ports on that one, haven't done it yet. We are in the same...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 1st, 2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By centralcalicruzer
ready2gonow, my stepdaughter is not one of the...

ready2gonow, my stepdaughter is not one of the dancers, she is the lead production singer, although she does do some dancing in the show. She is pretty easy to pick out since she and her male lead...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 30th, 2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By centralcalicruzer
I may be a little prejudiced because my...

I may be a little prejudiced because my stepdaughter is the lead production singer, but I saw all her shows and can't even remember a scene where they were supposedly in a strip club. However I will...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Just a clarification, jeans are perfectly okay in...

Just a clarification, jeans are perfectly okay in the formal dining room for breakfast and lunch. So if you would like to sit down and be waited on for those meals you can go to the dining room and...
Forum: Mexico September 28th, 2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By centralcalicruzer
I don't think that the Carnival pier is scheduled...

I don't think that the Carnival pier is scheduled to open anytime soon, there wasn't really any work going on there when we were there in August. I haven't heard that Punta Langosta pier is open yet,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By centralcalicruzer
NOO, they are arresting those that wore jeans in...

NOO, they are arresting those that wore jeans in the dining room!
That is the Ecstasy, it looks like it's raining there, big drops on the webcam. How can you tell there is a police car there, I can...
Forum: Styles At Sea September 27th, 2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By centralcalicruzer
It just so happened that this year I had...

It just so happened that this year I had purchased a lot of summer clothes in shades of brown, sage green and orange. I was planning on wearing solid black for formal night on our five day cruise,...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff September 26th, 2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Thanks for the response, CraiZyDaiZy, our trip...

Thanks for the response, CraiZyDaiZy, our trip was last month! :D Everything worked out great as far as traffic and the rental car. It was so easy to drive to Galveston from Hobby. I would do it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 26th, 2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,952
Posted By centralcalicruzer
On the Ecstasy in August Bud Lights were $4.50...

On the Ecstasy in August Bud Lights were $4.50 each, I think it came to $5.31 after gratuity. A bucket of 4 beers was $17.00, so you save 25 cents a beer that way.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 25th, 2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Woo hoo, we just booked the Monarch last night...

Woo hoo, we just booked the Monarch last night for a quick weekend getaway in February. $219.00 per person for an inside guarantee! We are going with another couple for their first cruise, so we get...
Forum: Shopping! September 22nd, 2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,805
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Marne: Thanks for the reply. We were in Galveston...

Marne: Thanks for the reply. We were in Galveston before our cruise on August 21. I actually picked up my wine at Wal-Mart, they had some inexpensive Australian wines that I like (Yellowtail, etc.)...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 21st, 2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,445
Posted By centralcalicruzer
Just an FYI, you only have to pay a corkage fee...

Just an FYI, you only have to pay a corkage fee to drink your own wine in the dining room. There is no rule that prohibits you from consuming wine in your cabin. I always pack an inexpensive cork...
Forum: Styles At Sea September 15th, 2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,182
Posted By centralcalicruzer
HECK NO! I'm pretty small too, but I sure...

HECK NO!
I'm pretty small too, but I sure wouldn't turn down a big diamond!
Seriously, a lot depends on the setting itself, you can have a larger diamond on a setting that isn't too overpowering...
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