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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 11th, 2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By BlueChef
I've tried several restaurants on Cozumel, and I...

I've tried several restaurants on Cozumel, and I think Pancho's Backyard is the most consistently good food and service. Never had a bad meal there, and I've probably eaten there a dozen times over...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 11th, 2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By BlueChef
Yes, Carnival has a "meet and greet" on the first...

Yes, Carnival has a "meet and greet" on the first or second night on board. I've never gone to one of these, but understand it's a nice way to meet other solo cruisers. Look in the Capers (ship's...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 23rd, 2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By BlueChef
Shalenec - There are ony a couple of cruiselines...

Shalenec - There are ony a couple of cruiselines that offer non-smoking cabins. They are much higher priced than Carnival. I have been on almost all of the Carnval ships and have NEVER detected any...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 21st, 2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By BlueChef
In addition to the 2 pillows on each bed, I've...

In addition to the 2 pillows on each bed, I've always found a couple of extra ones in the closet. If not, ask the cabin steward for more.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 21st, 2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By BlueChef
Ditto on the travel blowdryer. I have one I use...

Ditto on the travel blowdryer. I have one I use just for travels. It's much, much smaller but as powerful as my larger one. The travel one I have is a Sunbeam 1600.

The dryers I've seen on the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 17th, 2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By BlueChef
Last time I checked (a few weeks ago), the...

Last time I checked (a few weeks ago), the Rad.Adm.Semmes had a cruise special for $99 that included a room, breakfast, comp parking while on the cruise, and a shuttle to the terminal. Great deal....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 17th, 2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,010
Posted By BlueChef
The OP didn't ask for a comparison between the...

The OP didn't ask for a comparison between the Sensation/Sovereign of the Seas. :D However, I've been on both, and much preferred the Sensation for many reasons.

Back to the original question. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 2nd, 2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By BlueChef
Donna? LOL Krunch, I belive the soft drinks...

Donna? LOL

Krunch, I belive the soft drinks in the dining room are the same as on deck...something like $1.50. Your waiter does not bring them, as there is a 'drink person' floating around the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 2nd, 2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By BlueChef
Krunch, there are many venues for sitting,...

Krunch, there are many venues for sitting, listening, and dancing. Just check out all the lounges and find one that suits you. I don't think you'll have a problem. Enjoy!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 2nd, 2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By BlueChef
Well Krunch - you have lots of varying replies. ...

Well Krunch - you have lots of varying replies. Basically, yes you can wear jeans, short, tees into the formal dining room for breakfast and lunch. However, no swimwear or coverups, and shoes are...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By BlueChef
Well, yes it can happen. I got 'cruise burnout'...

Well, yes it can happen. I got 'cruise burnout' after my first 9-10 cruises. Now that I'm retired, I'm back to cruising a couple of times a year, and it's working out well. I put in too many...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By BlueChef
I have done that on Coz. I had a wonderful time,...

I have done that on Coz. I had a wonderful time, and yes it's a little long but very interesting. A little bit of hands-on, and you get to eat the results! I'd say go for it. :D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By BlueChef
Hi GeorgiaLady. Here's a list of beverages...

Hi GeorgiaLady. Here's a list of beverages served in the formal dining room:

Breakfast - Coffee, decaf, hot tea, variety of juices, milk, skim milk, chocolate milk, hot chocolate, water.

Lunch...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 28th, 2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By BlueChef
Look at your copy of the Capers - ship's daily...

Look at your copy of the Capers - ship's daily newsletter - and there should be an announcement as to when and where the singles meet-and-greet will be held. OR you can ask at the purser's desk. I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By BlueChef
Well, I really hope y'all get it. What a great...

Well, I really hope y'all get it. What a great graduation gift for your girls!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By BlueChef
:cry: Aw, Cheryl, I'm sorry about your losing...

:cry: Aw, Cheryl, I'm sorry about your losing your dad. I'm sure he had a wonderful time on that last cruise.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By BlueChef
Not necessarily. The Carnival PVP I use has...

Not necessarily. The Carnival PVP I use has gotten me fantastic deals. I've never paid the 'going rate' for any cruise in the past ten years, and I've also gotten OBC for each cruise, plus other...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By BlueChef
I hope that works out for you. Did your TA...

I hope that works out for you. Did your TA guarantee you that you will be bumped up to a penthouse suite? I don't know how she could do that....but good luck. Would be great for your family. :D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By BlueChef
No, the rates don't change, unless there are...

No, the rates don't change, unless there are special circumstances or special promotions. The printed rates are pretty much standard.

I'm curious. You said 'always', but then said 'over a year...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By BlueChef
I'm with Bob. I don't rush at all. I wake up...

I'm with Bob. I don't rush at all. I wake up early that last morning, call room service for coffee, then get dressed and go to the dining room for a leisurely breakfast (with my carry-on). I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,686
Posted By BlueChef
I've been to the Funnel (Topless) Deck several...

I've been to the Funnel (Topless) Deck several times on each cruise. I go there to sun for the peace and quiet away from kids, not to be topless.

However, yes, there's a sign at the bottom of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By BlueChef
I understand. I sleep under a ceiling fan all...

I understand. I sleep under a ceiling fan all year long, and miss the soft whirrr when cruising. I don't take a fan simply because I don't want to lose my valuable luggage space. I can do without...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,044
Posted By BlueChef
Many people, including myself, use room service...

Many people, including myself, use room service for the first cup of coffee and perhaps a croissant or Danish, while getting ready for the day. Then, up to the dining room for a full breakfast for...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 24th, 2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By BlueChef
That's a GREAT deal! The ship must not be...

That's a GREAT deal! The ship must not be selling out very fast to offer such a low fare.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 23rd, 2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,528
Posted By BlueChef
Re: New soda question!

Coca-Cola products only. I've seen Cokes, Diet Cokes, Sprites, Sprite Zero, and Mr. Pibb.
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