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Forum: Holland America December 21st, 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,483
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I've always carried it on, usually in my roll-on...

I've always carried it on, usually in my roll-on small luggage bags. I have seen folks "check" their wine and it seems to show up, along with cases of water and soda. I believe that the $18...
Forum: Holland America December 5th, 2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,483
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Where does your cruise originate? If the states,...

Where does your cruise originate? If the states, you'd probably do better finding a local liquor/wine store near the cruise terminal or your hotel if you're coming in early.

HAL lets you take on...
Forum: Holland America November 18th, 2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,091
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Have you looked on the other cruise web site that...

Have you looked on the other cruise web site that features roll calls? We had 85+ people at our Meet & Greet on the NA transatlantic 10/27. The roll call was very active and informative. You might...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 16th, 2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Skipper's Mom
One week til we leave for Venice for our...

One week til we leave for Venice for our Transatlantic cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam. Guess I really have to get down to the packing end of things.

Weather here in SW Florida is great. Hopefully...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 13th, 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Skipper's Mom
She missed her opportunity to sign off as "Miss...

She missed her opportunity to sign off as "Miss Lusty". HA HA!
Forum: Holland America October 8th, 2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,808
Posted By Skipper's Mom
It is my understanding that you will NOT have to...

It is my understanding that you will NOT have to vacate your cabin in the middle of your BTB cruise, as long as you have the same cabin. You may have to leave the ship and then re-board, but your...
Forum: Holland America September 28th, 2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,015
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I've been cruising with HAL since 2008 and they...

I've been cruising with HAL since 2008 and they have always asked for a credit card either when filling out cruise docs online and then at embarkation. I also remember this same procedure on...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 12th, 2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,934
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I was recently in my local grocery store parking...

I was recently in my local grocery store parking lot and noticed a man struggling to place a large suitcase in the trunk of his car. I passed him and made the comment that it was an interesting way...
Forum: Celebrity August 29th, 2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,694
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Ice Cream

Henry,

Could we be twins separated at birth? LOLroflrofl

Lynne
Forum: All Things Cruising August 20th, 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I was 37 and had to talk my DH into going!!!

I was 37 and had to talk my DH into going!!!
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 6th, 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I think they're overly sensitive. The picture is...

I think they're overly sensitive. The picture is nothing to be concerned about. In fact, she's a pretty girl! I say let it be and drop it. Sometimes people just don't have a sense of humor. Sad.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff August 5th, 2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,549
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Rainy day in Costa Rica

We had a similar experience in Costa Rica in 1987. The ship excursion took us to a beach near Limon after the requisite visit to a banana plantation. On arrival at the beach, it was raining a...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 4th, 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Suggest you find a "roll call" for your cruise to...

Suggest you find a "roll call" for your cruise to post your inquiry. I found that very helpful and managed to meet up with others for the same purpose.
Forum: Holland America August 4th, 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,625
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Sorry that you had an unpleasant cruise on the...

Sorry that you had an unpleasant cruise on the Ryndam. My dear MIL and I cruised on her in March to the Western Caribbean and we enjoyed our meals in the MDR and PG. In fact, I don't recall a bad...
Forum: Styles At Sea August 2nd, 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I have rarely seen a decent tee shirt in any...

I have rarely seen a decent tee shirt in any tourist spot. They are all cheaply made in foreign countries (hence why they're cheap). Consider them disposable, unless you buy really pricey ones.
...
Forum: Styles At Sea August 1st, 2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I hit the sales racks today at Bealls. Got some...

I hit the sales racks today at Bealls. Got some wonderful deals for my TA cruise in October. Lucky me!
Forum: Travel Gripes! July 18th, 2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,370
Posted By Skipper's Mom
If people ever knew what possible diseases can be...

If people ever knew what possible diseases can be contracted by bare feet, they'd put their shoes on. I now never get a pedicure in a salon due to contracting mosaic warts on the sole of my foot. ...
Forum: Holland America July 12th, 2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Mike: Take a look at veniceforvisitors.com...

Mike:

Take a look at veniceforvisitors.com or the Hilton Molino Stucky web site. Both are full of information on ways to get around Venice.

We are going on the NA in October from Venice to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 4th, 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Skipper's Mom
On some ships, the balcony doors on verandahs may...

On some ships, the balcony doors on verandahs may be opened between verandahs. You will have to ask your room steward.
Forum: All Things Cruising June 27th, 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Skipper's Mom
We usually do a few days pre-cruise if a far...

We usually do a few days pre-cruise if a far distance. For example, we are doing a TA in October and will arrive in Venice 3 days prior to departure. Cannot wait!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 27th, 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By Skipper's Mom
PS I will be a Florida guy in a few months. We...

PS I will be a Florida guy in a few months. We are planning to buy a house near Daytona.[/QUOTE]

Manuel:

Welcome to Florida! We moved down here in 2001 from LI, NY and haven't regretted it a...
Forum: All Things Cruising June 26th, 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Skipper's Mom
I am familiar with the selling tactics when you...

I am familiar with the selling tactics when you go to the Spa for a treatment and am very resistant to purchasing products. However, my dear mother-in-law on our cruise on the Eurodam had an appt...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 34,219
Posted By Skipper's Mom
See Sneak alcohol (http://www.rumrunnerflasks.com)

See Sneak alcohol (http://www.rumrunnerflasks.com)
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 34,219
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Do you have to put your carry on thru xray when...

Do you have to put your carry on thru xray when you get on the ship? I can't remember.....

Thanks for any input...[/QUOTE]

Yes, all hand-carried baggage is scanned.
Forum: Holland America June 16th, 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,145
Posted By Skipper's Mom
Smile Henry: I'll gladly sign up for your share of...

Henry:

I'll gladly sign up for your share of chocolate!:D
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