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Forum: River Cruises June 15th, 2012, 10:56 AM
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Views: 7,637
Posted By TravlGrl
Though your post is 2 years old I just wanted to...

Though your post is 2 years old I just wanted to let you know how much I'm enjoying your review. We are looking at a Danube River cruise either on AMA or Viking to see the Christmas Markets in 2013....
Forum: Entertainment on Ships December 30th, 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,962
Posted By TravlGrl
If you're booked on Princess, they send out...

If you're booked on Princess, they send out pre-cruise emails, and one of them is dedicated to on-board entertainment. That email will list the movies that will be shown during your sailing.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 30th, 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By TravlGrl
Happy New Year, near and far!

Happy New Year, near and far!
Forum: Celebrity December 30th, 2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By TravlGrl
We're sailing Eclipse in about 6 weeks and...

We're sailing Eclipse in about 6 weeks and pre-booked Qsine. Friends advised us to book in advance because reservations fill up pretty quickly. Was Qsine one of the restaurants that offers % off...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 30th, 2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By TravlGrl
Rich -- when you enter $0 as your trip cost, how...

Rich -- when you enter $0 as your trip cost, how does the insurer know how much they are covering? Not sure if I just made sense...but what I'm trying to ask is why you wouldn't type in the real...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 30th, 2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,304
Posted By TravlGrl
Just off Grand Princess. The Sanctuary costs $10...

Just off Grand Princess. The Sanctuary costs $10 per half day (not sure what the time slots are though). I never, ever saw anyone in the pool other than during embarkation when there was some sort...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 30th, 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By TravlGrl
We were in Princess Cays last week on Grand...

We were in Princess Cays last week on Grand Princess. We reserved the clamshells in advance, but really didn't need to. There were plenty available, as most people don't want to spend $29 per...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 16th, 2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By TravlGrl
We've also used Travelynx. Top notch!

We've also used Travelynx. Top notch!
Forum: All Things Cruising August 16th, 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By TravlGrl
LMAO! I almost spit up my food, as I was...

LMAO! I almost spit up my food, as I was envisioning a third world country.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 9th, 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By TravlGrl
The common theme here seems to be stairs, stairs,...

The common theme here seems to be stairs, stairs, and stairs!

Freshcruiser, I'll check out your blog. Thanks!
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 3rd, 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,291
Posted By TravlGrl
You can easily go to a beach on Aruba all by...

You can easily go to a beach on Aruba all by yourself. My favorite is Arashi Beach, just past Malmok and very close to the California Lighthouse. It's right off of a residential area, with...
Forum: Shore Excursions August 2nd, 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By TravlGrl
Agreed! If I were to participate like this...

Agreed! If I were to participate like this again, either *I* would be the leader OR I'd make sure I really knew the leader and that they were insured. Our leader did feel bad though and sent us all...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 2nd, 2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,742
Posted By TravlGrl
If it's just the two of us sailing, then we...

If it's just the two of us sailing, then we choose late dining. We love to wander our way back to the ship after a day in port, maybe take a nap, then leisurely get ready for dinner. We like to...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 1st, 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By TravlGrl
Yes, I was in a position for 10+ years where I...

Yes, I was in a position for 10+ years where I hired hypnotists for entertainment (not for medical reasons at all!), and many, many, many subjects were asked to sit back down. I've been hypnotized,...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 1st, 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By TravlGrl
Yes, I wrote a letter after a cruise once, and it...

Yes, I wrote a letter after a cruise once, and it resulted in a $400 OBC for our next cruise. We were satisfied with that.

We had purchased 3 bottles of rum in the gift shop. Upon payment, we...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 25th, 2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By TravlGrl
The only time a group impacted my cruise was when...

The only time a group impacted my cruise was when a wedding party seemed to have reserved the same spot every night. I can't even remember the ship we were on, but I really, really, really wanted to...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 25th, 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By TravlGrl
I saw this article the other day, and it reminded...

I saw this article the other day, and it reminded me of this thread. This couple was able to save $80K for their travel dreams. Though not all of their tactics are practical for everyone, it's an...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 25th, 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By TravlGrl
Another vote for Nachi Cocom in Cozumel! Book...

Another vote for Nachi Cocom in Cozumel! Book through Island Marketing (or other local booking agent), not through the cruise line. That way, you'll get there before the cruise passengers and get...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 25th, 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By TravlGrl
We mostly book tours independently of the cruise...

We mostly book tours independently of the cruise line, in advance, but if we are concerned about timing, we'll book direct with the cruise line, but always in advance.

I think the only time we...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 25th, 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By TravlGrl
Something else to add -- travel insurance. Your...

Something else to add -- travel insurance. Your travel insurance should (I don't know your specific policy) cover a cancellation of excursion due to a missed port.

This happened to us with an...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 25th, 2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By TravlGrl
These kill me too! I've recently eliminated my...

These kill me too! I've recently eliminated my consumption of umbrella monkey drinks (my words for 'foo foo' :)) in favor of beer and wine, not that beer/wine doesn't have calories, but they have...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 25th, 2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,346
Posted By TravlGrl
That is KEY! Many here who are nay-sayers don't...

That is KEY! Many here who are nay-sayers don't want to be hypnotized. To each their own.
Forum: All Things Cruising July 22nd, 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By TravlGrl
Haaaaaa! True! :)

Haaaaaa! True! :)
Forum: All Things Cruising July 22nd, 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By TravlGrl
That makes sense. I apparently need to work out...

That makes sense. I apparently need to work out and stop coming up with reasons NOT to work out while cruising.:roll:
Forum: All Things Cruising July 22nd, 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By TravlGrl
We typically take in the show if it's ANYTHING...

We typically take in the show if it's ANYTHING other than a production show. We prefer comedy, hypnotists, magicians, tribute artists, as examples. After that, if we're still awake, we look for...
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