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Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 19th, 2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By beeker
I just got home from the Mariner on June 8th. I...

I just got home from the Mariner on June 8th. I brought about 24 cans of coke on and about 12 bottles of gatorade. No problem. When I was coming back on from Grand Cayman, I brought on a two liter...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 19th, 2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,091
Posted By beeker
I had no problem bringing on a two liter of diet...

I had no problem bringing on a two liter of diet coke. It was in my bag as I walked back on the ship. There is an x-ray when coming back on so they had to have seen it. Now if it was a bottle of...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 16th, 2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,202
Posted By beeker
I just came back from the Mariner of the Seas...

I just came back from the Mariner of the Seas (June 08) Royal Carribean. There were two of us and we brought on about 24 sodas (Walmart Sam's Brand) and twelve gatorades. No one said anything.
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Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 16th, 2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,516
Posted By beeker
Never done the whole "thing" but I used to wax. ...

Never done the whole "thing" but I used to wax. The first time I waxed my legs I was in Calcutta. I spoke no Hindi and the girl spoke no English. I was in tears and the poor girl looked like she...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,366
Posted By beeker
more tips about the Mariner of the Seas and general stuff

Hi everyone.

To add to my list of tips from last week.....

1. Take pens, asprin, cold meds, sea sickness meds etc. It is offered on the ship but a 24 asprin was about $9. Ladies...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,091
Posted By beeker
Soda (coke etc) was not sitting there for you to...

Soda (coke etc) was not sitting there for you to pick it up. There was tea, water and juice (for breakfast). But I asked for a coke from the waiter and they brought it. They didn't ask for my card...
Forum: Shore Excursions June 10th, 2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,080
Posted By beeker
We just got back from Grand Cayman (june 1st) and...

We just got back from Grand Cayman (june 1st) and did the sting rays. We used Captain Marvins and they were amazing. They went to two other snorkeling areas than the ship's excursion and was...
Forum: Shore Excursions June 10th, 2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By beeker
Just got back from my cruise. We went with...

Just got back from my cruise. We went with Captain Marvin for the Stingrays. They were cheaper than the ship excursion and they went to two more snorkling spots than the ship excursion.

The...
Forum: Shore Excursions June 10th, 2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,926
Posted By beeker
We just got back from the Mariner (june 1-8). We...

We just got back from the Mariner (june 1-8). We didn't go on it but we were laying on the beach right under to the line. Everyone that went on it loved it and said it was the highlight. Going by...
Forum: Shore Excursions June 10th, 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 50,234
Posted By beeker
The sting rays in Grand Cayman with Captian...

The sting rays in Grand Cayman with Captian Marvins tour company. The ship also had tours but Captain Marvins had a great reputation. Their tour also took you to two other snorkling places and it...
Forum: Shore Excursions June 10th, 2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By beeker
We went on the Tullum Mayan Ruins. I didn't like...

We went on the Tullum Mayan Ruins. I didn't like it. My husband loved it. It was beautiful and well worth the trip. The only thing is that it was so hot and took so long to get there. We only...
Forum: Travel Gripes! June 10th, 2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By beeker
bathroom light switch on the outside wall on the RC Mariner.

Just got back from the Mariner on the Royal Carribean. It was fantastic. The only gripe I have from the 7 night cruise is that the bathroom light switch for the bathroom was on the outside wall...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 10th, 2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,091
Posted By beeker
some tips about the Mariner that I learned on the ship

Hi everyone.

I just got back from a 7 night cruise on the Mariner (June 1-8). Room 7383 and table 501 in the Sound of Music dining room - late seating. It was fantastic! There were a few things...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 10th, 2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By beeker
Plus there is usually a buffet that has plain...

Plus there is usually a buffet that has plain pasta and sauces on the side.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 10th, 2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By beeker
We just got back from the Mariner of the Seas for...

We just got back from the Mariner of the Seas for a week and we were able to prepay the tips when we bought the cruise. It was so much easier. Always in the past, we were always worried that we...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 9th, 2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By beeker
Just got back from the 7 night Mariner of the...

Just got back from the 7 night Mariner of the Seas June1-8th. Drew was the director and he did a great job!

I just couldn't stop from smiling the whole seven days. RC rocks!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 9th, 2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,457
Posted By beeker
WEnt on the Mariner from June 1st-8th. The...

WEnt on the Mariner from June 1st-8th. The cruise director was Drew. He was good. EVERYONE on that boat was fantastic. I worked at Disney for ten years and thought their guest service was the...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 9th, 2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,034
Posted By beeker
Just got back from the Mariner of the Seas 7 day...

Just got back from the Mariner of the Seas 7 day cruise. Everyone was dressed to the 9's. You will feel very uncomfortable if you are not dressed up. A nice fancy dress (short or long) is cool. ...
Forum: Shore Excursions May 28th, 2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By beeker
Thanks! I've booked with them for June 5th. ...

Thanks! I've booked with them for June 5th. Will send an update when we get back.
Forum: Shore Excursions May 27th, 2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By beeker
Captain Marvins in Cayman

Has anyone used Captain Marvins in Cayman for snorkling tours?
Forum: Shopping! May 27th, 2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,269
Posted By beeker
There is an outlet at the end of International...

There is an outlet at the end of International Drive (going away from Disney) that is where I go to buy things (I live here). There is also a big (higher class) outlet mall on Hwy 535 (near downtown...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing May 27th, 2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,034
Posted By beeker
You look great! I treat cruises like Vegas. You...

You look great! I treat cruises like Vegas. You can never be too dressed up on the nights out.

Though, my tip. Wear comfy shoes. That boat is big and having shoes that hurt is not fun.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 21st, 2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 24,012
Posted By beeker
I love fark.com!

I love fark.com!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 21st, 2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By beeker
mariner of the seas June 1-8th

Excellent info. Thanks!

I decided not to wear the ball gown. Too bulky to pack. I decided to go with two lovely Indian designs that I had made for my mom back in the mid 90's while in India. ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 19th, 2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,457
Posted By beeker
I used to cruise with Carnival in the 90's (when...

I used to cruise with Carnival in the 90's (when I was young and broke). I think I used to go on the older boats (the cheapest cruises) and they were horrible. I didn't know any better at the time....
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