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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 13th, 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Dan40
I'd be pleased to have that problem AGAIN!

I'd be pleased to have that problem AGAIN!
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines December 17th, 2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,316
Posted By Dan40
Just completed a 10 day cruise on NCL Dawn. We...

Just completed a 10 day cruise on NCL Dawn. We are Platinum on Carnival, Diamond of RCL, and Elite on Princess.

I'd cruise NCL again [4 cruises on NCL since our first NCL cruise in 96] without...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 30th, 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,894
Posted By Dan40
On any given week, there are 250,000 to 300,000...

On any given week, there are 250,000 to 300,000 people cruising worldwide. The mortality rate of the USA is 8.38 per 1000.

It is only a fact of life that people die on cruise ships. All ships...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 15th, 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dan40
This is cruise # 53 for us. We are quite...

This is cruise # 53 for us. We are quite familiar with cruise line dining rooms. But have not used NCL in many years. I printed out the post above from Trip and the wife said. "This doesn't help...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 15th, 2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dan40
As stated above, I adhere to dress codes. But...

As stated above, I adhere to dress codes. But anyone giving me a dirty look is displaying their own problem, not mine. And my wearing or not wearing of shorts if they are not verboten, has nothing...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 14th, 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dan40
On this and other sites, I find mention of "no...

On this and other sites, I find mention of "no shorts' even a mention of "formal Night". How does this conflicting info jibe with NCL's constant "FREESTYLE" all casual advertising?
On NCL's...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 14th, 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dan40
Dress code

How many men wear shorts to dinner on NCL?
What do women wear?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 12th, 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,489
Posted By Dan40
We have cruised with Brits and communicated with...

We have cruised with Brits and communicated with them prior to our sailings. So that when we meet on board, its like we've already met. In talking with these people about booking cruises out of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 18th, 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By Dan40
Never in 51 cruises have I ever had a thought of...

Never in 51 cruises have I ever had a thought of invoking any 'guarantee.' And I'm very picky. If fact if someone is more picky than me, I want them to invoke the guarantee and leave the ship!:D:D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 18th, 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,153
Posted By Dan40
I don't "always" cruise Carnival. Only 15 of my...

I don't "always" cruise Carnival. Only 15 of my 51 cruises, 29%, have been on Carnival. If we want a particular cruise and Carnival doesn't offer that cruise, we go on whatever line does. But my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 10th, 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,504
Posted By Dan40
You are likely to find that the duty free shop on...

You are likely to find that the duty free shop on the ship is much less than the Bahamas prices. Other than straw hats and cheep T shirts, there is nothing cheap in the Bahamas.
I'm not a smoker...
Forum: MSC Cruises April 23rd, 2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,621
Posted By Dan40
I am a non smoker. My son and I sailed on MSC to...

I am a non smoker. My son and I sailed on MSC to Coz. The rules said NO smoking in the cabins, any cabin, or on the balcony. The are only a limited number of smoking areas on the open decks.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,567
Posted By Dan40
If you would read Carnival's Platinum perks list,...

If you would read Carnival's Platinum perks list, you would see that there is no cabin choice or consideration listed as a perk. Booking a 4A guarantee means you will get a 4A cabin, or better. If...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By Dan40
This will sound strange but adding water to the...

This will sound strange but adding water to the eggs makes them fluffy. I mix in an eggshell of water for each egg. I whip the eggs first, then put in the water and whip some more. Doesn't change...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine April 15th, 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,107
Posted By Dan40
We have 51 cruises on many different lines. In...

We have 51 cruises on many different lines. In alternative restaurants I'd rate Carnival's Steakhouse as the very best on the seas. But I'd barely bother to order a beef dish in their MDR.
In...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine April 15th, 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By Dan40
I'm a steak eater. On some lines the alternative...

I'm a steak eater. On some lines the alternative restaurant serves a thicker cut of the same quality meat they serve in the main dining rooms. I have tried them and find no reason to repeat the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 15th, 2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By Dan40
Reminds me of the old Vietnam joke when planes...

Reminds me of the old Vietnam joke when planes were bringing in new troops. The pilot's announcement:

"We will be landing soon. The temperature on the ground is 96 degrees and the humidity is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 7th, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,008
Posted By Dan40
You WILL NOT hear an engine sound in a passenger...

You WILL NOT hear an engine sound in a passenger cabin on any cruise ship. Carnival or any other line.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 7th, 2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,008
Posted By Dan40
M262 is above the Riviera deck. And below the...

M262 is above the Riviera deck. And below the Riv deck are ships decks 1 and 2 and below that are mechanical spaces. The engines are way forward of your room M262. The engines are below the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 2nd, 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,533
Posted By Dan40
There was a time long, long, ago when cruiselines...

There was a time long, long, ago when cruiselines did not care what you brought on board, drink-wise. And they would also happily sell you bottles in the duty free shop you could take to your cabin....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 30th, 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,838
Posted By Dan40
There IS a major difference. When entering the...

There IS a major difference. When entering the car dealership, you did not give your word that you would pay full price for a car. You did not give your word that you would even buy a car.

When...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,546
Posted By Dan40
Paul, What is the danger of using my LAST...

Paul,
What is the danger of using my LAST address since I don't live there anymore?:p:rolleyes:


The only problem is that we have lived at our present address so long that we'd both forget the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,488
Posted By Dan40
7434 and 39 are not what are called AFT cabins. ...

7434 and 39 are not what are called AFT cabins. They are cabins NEAR the aft. Only those cabins actually facing aft are the famous aft cabins. 7434 and 39 do have longer balconies as the ships...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dan40
Carnival stopped giving credits after the final...

Carnival stopped giving credits after the final payment date has passed on 1/1/ 09. or 10. Not when final payment is made, but the due date.
Unless it is an ES booking.

What you can do is look...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,164
Posted By Dan40
Any price you see openly advertised, you will...

Any price you see openly advertised, you will also find on Carnival's website. CCL's policy does NOT allow any seller of travel to advertise a lower rate than Carnival. And by the same token, when...
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