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Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal August 30th, 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By JQH
Cane Garden Bay is the beach to go to Tortola.

Cane Garden Bay is the beach to go to Tortola.
Forum: Shore Excursions August 30th, 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By JQH
We are headed to Nassau in a couple weeks and...

We are headed to Nassau in a couple weeks and doing a day pass through the British Colonial Hilton. $50 per adult gets you access to the beach/pool/towels and a $30 drink/food voucher each. It is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 30th, 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By JQH
We will be headed there in just over 2 weeks! We...

We will be headed there in just over 2 weeks! We are using bvi360.com to take a ferry to Jost Van Dyke - cheaper than Carnival and a longer trip.

Most people take the Ferry to Virgin Gorda to go...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing May 9th, 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,835
Posted By JQH
On our last cruise, we were a group of 8 and were...

On our last cruise, we were a group of 8 and were headed out for the day of excursions.. so the ladies had on sundress coverups over their bathing suits and the guys had on tshirts with their swim...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports May 7th, 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By JQH
Places to stop before boarding?

We are flying into Ft Lauderdale, arriving at 930 am, and sailing out of Miami with a 4 pm sail time.

Any suggestions on where to tell a driver to stop inbetween at a Walgreens, CVS, KMart,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 7th, 2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By JQH
Spa Deck Cabins

Good Morning,

I am wondering if anyone has sailed in a spa deck cabin? Looking for some pics and reviews - the good, the bad and the ugly.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 3rd, 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By JQH
It will be confiscated. Sometimes there is an...

It will be confiscated. Sometimes there is an iron in the laundry room. I have found dry cleaning to be the same price on board as it is at home, so I just wait to dry clean our garments there that...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 1st, 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By JQH
We did it, as a group of 8, on another cruise...

We did it, as a group of 8, on another cruise line and never had to wait more than 10 minutes. Sometimes we were able to make reservations.. like the night before formal night, we made a...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal April 30th, 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By JQH
We will be cruising this itinerary in the fall. ...

We will be cruising this itinerary in the fall. We plan on doing the baths in Tortola, using Speedy's Shuttle Service.

I cannot remember exactly, but I do think there is a beach within walking...
Forum: Shore Excursions April 30th, 2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,354
Posted By JQH
I second Dunns River Falls. Definitely a good...

I second Dunns River Falls. Definitely a good time. We did a party boat there that allowed us some time on the beach after and then had a party going back to the ship.

Stay close to the port...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 30th, 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By JQH
We did Oasis in the fall of 2010 and LOVED it. I...

We did Oasis in the fall of 2010 and LOVED it. I will echo what everyone else said about it never feeling crowded (albeit during parades in the promenade) and there being so much to do!

We...
Forum: Entertainment on Ships April 30th, 2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,213
Posted By JQH
Sometimes the cruise director will have blogs,...

Sometimes the cruise director will have blogs, complete with the newsletters for the day, so you can see what the entertainment looks like leading up to your cruise.

Depending on what line and...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise April 30th, 2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By JQH
Our ship sails at 4. I know it's close, I really...

Our ship sails at 4. I know it's close, I really hope they can accommodate us by switching to the earlier flight.

Thanks so much for the link to the shuttle! Carnival wanted $30pp each way,...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise April 30th, 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By JQH
Cutting it too close?

We have decided to switch cruises, which means that we are now departing on Saturday instead of Sunday. We already have purchased our airfare and had planned to originally stay the day before.....
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 6th, 2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,276
Posted By JQH
Aft deck under aqua theatre is a nice place to...

Aft deck under aqua theatre is a nice place to watch the wake.

You can board early (around 11:30-12, depending on how quickly they get everything clean) and have much of the ship to yourself to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 23rd, 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,701
Posted By JQH
In St Maarten, someone recommended the World Cup...

In St Maarten, someone recommended the World Cup Regetta to me as something really fun and different to do.

I also recommend ferrying it over to St John's and spending the day there since you have...
Forum: Family Cruising February 22nd, 2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By JQH
Opps, I forgot to mention it was the Allure. My...

Opps, I forgot to mention it was the Allure. My fault.

Thanks for the info on Atlantis!
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise February 22nd, 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,072
Posted By JQH
Have you tried southwest?

Have you tried southwest?
Forum: Hotels February 22nd, 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By JQH
No, we won't be driving. We will get on the...

No, we won't be driving. We will get on the shuttle from the airport to the hotel and then want to leave the hotel to go shopping and out for something to eat once we are there. I prefer something...
Forum: Hotels February 22nd, 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By JQH
Rodeway Inn FLL

It looks like Rodeway Inn is one of the top recommended hotels for pre-cruise stay. I was just wondering what was nearby in terms of shopping and dining? We will have an infant with us and I prefer...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers February 22nd, 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By JQH
The Liberty is more expensive because it is on a...

The Liberty is more expensive because it is on a freedom class ship, so there are going to be more amenities for you and your family to enjoy (especially the little one).

In my experience, it is...
Forum: Family Cruising February 22nd, 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By JQH
It definitely is an irrational fear! We had a...

It definitely is an irrational fear! We had a balcony room on the Oasis and it was just fine.

Thanks for the tip about the beach.

Which Atlantis package would you recommend? There seem to be...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 21st, 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By JQH
Which hotel do you recommend?

Which hotel do you recommend?
Forum: Family Cruising February 21st, 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By JQH
Cruising with 13 month old

Good Morning,

We will be sailing with our 13 month old son in the fall and looking for any must have items to bring and other useful tips.

We have a balcony stateroom and I am worried about...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 21st, 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,955
Posted By JQH
That sounds about right. No soda is...

That sounds about right.

No soda is included anywhere on the ship, unless you have the fountain card. You are welcome to get soda from any of the bars and bring it back to your room. Should you...
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