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Forum: Flying To Your Cruise August 5th, 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By TruckerD
If it's a Sat or Sun I wouldn't try anything...

If it's a Sat or Sun I wouldn't try anything before 2pm at MIA (unless you have elite access which helps a tad). You have all the cruise ships from Miami and Ft Laurd dumping all their folks at once....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 5th, 2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,110
Posted By TruckerD
Cruise lines are in business to make money. It's...

Cruise lines are in business to make money. It's not "greed" they have shareholders to answer to. If management doesnt do the job they will be replaced with somebody who can.
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise November 22nd, 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,351
Posted By TruckerD
St-Pete/Clearwater is on the other side of the...

St-Pete/Clearwater is on the other side of the state. The main airport there is TPA (Tampa). and Orlando is not really close enough to Miami/FLL either to make it cost effective.
Forum: All Things Cruising September 22nd, 2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By TruckerD
sergej is probably just mad because his country...

sergej is probably just mad because his country is spending big cash to keep Greece from defaulting. Lighten up, convincing people to not go will not help them get back on their feet and pay you...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise September 12th, 2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,746
Posted By TruckerD
It's what I do. Last time I flew in for a cruise ...

It's what I do. Last time I flew in for a cruise the night before grabbed the hotel shuttle to the hotel. I just told Carnival I was flying the the day of the cruise and gave them an airline and ...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise September 12th, 2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By TruckerD
I always book my own flights because. a) I...

I always book my own flights because.

a) I live in Houston and I can get direct flights pretty much anywhere in the US.
b) I have elite status on Continental.
c) see b and chose my own seats....
Forum: All Things Cruising August 28th, 2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By TruckerD
I just make a good color photo copy of mine and...

I just make a good color photo copy of mine and bring it with me. (I got stopped at a police check point in Colombia a few years ago and just showed them that, as I left the original in the hotel...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise August 28th, 2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By TruckerD
I guess I just don't see the problem. As far as...

I guess I just don't see the problem. As far as the flight numbers go, it's a number no big deal. And never said what airline either. If you are going into FLL and it's United/Continental, the number...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise August 28th, 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,825
Posted By TruckerD
You could also check flyertalk as well. Though...

You could also check flyertalk as well. Though its more of a Freq Flyer site (with a LOT of complaining about everything) they do have a "milage run" section where users post cheap flights. Might be...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 23rd, 2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,141
Posted By TruckerD
I read both letters and am curious as to what the...

I read both letters and am curious as to what the OP wanted Carnival to do. He didn't ask for any kind of refund or credit on an upcoming cruise. I don't know what else he expected Carnival's...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 21st, 2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By TruckerD
you might want to look into one of the singles...

you might want to look into one of the singles cruise websites. (not going to put a link as I am sure you can figure out how to do it) I did a couple cruises with them. The can match you with a room...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 21st, 2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,820
Posted By TruckerD
I don't get the whole bringing water on board...

I don't get the whole bringing water on board either. I have a 32oz stainless steel water bottle I use. The only thing I do bring is those little single serv powdered drink mixes. (Kool-aid, Hawaian...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 23rd, 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By TruckerD
I just came back from a cruise in Tampa a couple...

I just came back from a cruise in Tampa a couple weeks ago. Easy and fast. Just make sure you DON'T stop just outside the door after exiting. They were very testy and almost nasty about it. (and all...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 13th, 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,733
Posted By TruckerD
I was just in Cozumel last Saturday on a big...

I was just in Cozumel last Saturday on a big white ship and had no problems. Even left the island and went to the main land for the ruins tour and still no issues.
Forum: New England / Canada January 21st, 2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,895
Posted By TruckerD
I'll never understand how people can eat and...

I'll never understand how people can eat and enjoy lobsters. I was even born and raised in "State O Maine" and never acquired the taste for them (don't even like Moxie (Mainers will understand what...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers January 21st, 2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,552
Posted By TruckerD
Would be a loooong cruise as Disneyland is in...

Would be a loooong cruise as Disneyland is in California. Disney World is the one in Florida. :D
(just bustin' your chops a little lol)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 8th, 2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By TruckerD
Not only the clearing customs, getting off the...

Not only the clearing customs, getting off the ship and travel time to the airport but the lines at the airport. I have flown out of both Miami and Ft. Lauderdale on the weekends. It can be a...
Forum: Travel Gripes! November 18th, 2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,877
Posted By TruckerD
Ships at sea don't use tap water. They make their...

Ships at sea don't use tap water. They make their own fresh water through desalination. Its actually pretty good, because it doesn't have all that crap in it.
Forum: Hotels November 18th, 2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,824
Posted By TruckerD
You might want to check with your cruise line and...

You might want to check with your cruise line and see if they have transportation avail from the airport to the port. IAH to Galveston is about 60 miles or so. You would prob need a second mortgage...
Forum: Costa November 14th, 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,913
Posted By TruckerD
I have flown on AA many times and they are fine....

I have flown on AA many times and they are fine. I assume you are flying into San Jose. I think you are cutting it WAY to close. Assuming you arrive on time, you will have to clear customs and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 30th, 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,512
Posted By TruckerD
The San Francisco Chronicle had an article a few...

The San Francisco Chronicle had an article a few months back (or maybe a year or now, I forget) about traveling to Cuba. They told you exactly how to do it. You can fly direct from Mexico City or...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports October 30th, 2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,757
Posted By TruckerD
Of course I didn't figure in our "non stop...

Of course I didn't figure in our "non stop roadwork" (that for some reason NEVER seems to get finished :D) or the mystery traffic jams that always pop up at I45/I610 (north side), I45/I10, I45/Us59,...
Forum: Singles October 30th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By TruckerD
counsel I just sent you a PM. I have two cruises...

counsel I just sent you a PM. I have two cruises I'm booked on for next year and wouldn't mind a cabin mate.
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports October 30th, 2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,757
Posted By TruckerD
no more than an hour from IAH to Galveston? It's...

no more than an hour from IAH to Galveston? It's 60 miles form the beltway to the end of I45 on the island (plus add the miles from the airport to there). You are looking at closer to 1.5-2 hrs...
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