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Forum: Alaska August 28th, 2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By aspengal
Grandma

With 8 cruisers you should be eligible for a group rate.Ask for group desk at both line and several large discount cruise agencies. Cruise.com, Crucon, VTG all good. I found good Alaska pricing for...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers June 11th, 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By aspengal
I would go to your library, get cruise port and...

I would go to your library, get cruise port and cruise books. They come out often. Berlitz does almost every boat afloat.Fodors, Frommers, more.Stick to the American oriented ones like CCL.RCL....
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff May 24th, 2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By aspengal
Small

Oceania usually does a Canadian cruise or two.Wonderful ambience and food.
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff May 24th, 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By aspengal
Celebrity World Cruises?

Why are there none? They have enough ships now. Senior X rep told me "We are too big". Celebrity fans perfect target for WC or segments. Connie or Millie would be perfect for these cruises. I also...
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii May 18th, 2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By aspengal
HA choices

I too would consider a more upscale cruise line which may even cost you less. Look up Vacationstogo.com under Hawaii/dates. Surprisingly, a bunch are out. Check out the Princess 15N RTs out of CA...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers May 10th, 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,353
Posted By aspengal
Remember on typical cruise you will be lucky to...

Remember on typical cruise you will be lucky to have 1-2% solo/single cruisers. Also, crew is not allowed to fratranize with guests.Was sailing solo on Celebrity several yrs. ago with singles dining...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion April 10th, 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By aspengal
World cruises

970,Thanks for reply. Assume you are female. Yes, am Aspen skier, do 50 days. Travel in Spring and Fall usually . Send me an Email;kmcofl9@gmail.com. Not much luck with their system.
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion April 7th, 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By aspengal
You guys are correct

Senior moment or wrong reading glasses. Sure is a great itin. Thought per diem was a little high. If I could get price down some would do it Also, considering Celebrity combos which not yet...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion April 6th, 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By aspengal
Celebrity insignia world cruise??

Just noticed 2015 WC on Vacations To Go .Have no idea when this came out. No PR anywhere I can find. I have always been telling folks I was waiting for X to bring a WC out. Celebrity agents told me 2...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing January 27th, 2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By aspengal
As I recall they have a bag full sale $20 per big...

As I recall they have a bag full sale $20 per big bag at least once on each sailing.They do a good job but do use HOT water.
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 27th, 2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,190
Posted By aspengal
What pricing did you come up with? Category?

What pricing did you come up with? Category?
Forum: First-Time Cruisers January 19th, 2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By aspengal
Congrats! I would consider a 12N, 9 awfully short...

Congrats! I would consider a 12N, 9 awfully short for all the time, effort, $ necessary to get to Europe. *edited to remove commercial** You will find prices go down closer to sailing. You will be...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion January 15th, 2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By aspengal
Celebrity/Princess

Your blog talks of Celebrity but says book with Princess. Which line?
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion December 1st, 2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By aspengal
Vtg 30788

Also consider Dec 7-FTL-Valpariso, Chile only $799 on Celebrity Infinity, 15N. Check out Xs Choice Air, one way.
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion August 3rd, 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By aspengal
Rules

Wish someone smarter than I would do a cruisemate spread sheet.The money part is easy but the interpersonal interaction on ship can be problematic. Imagine its hardest for those in their 20s who...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 22nd, 2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By aspengal
I find Princess ships abit big and boring. Same...

I find Princess ships abit big and boring. Same with food. But They have excellent longer itineraries.
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion July 21st, 2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By aspengal
Sounds like she wishes to pack all 3 kids into...

Sounds like she wishes to pack all 3 kids into one cabin when regs state 2 OR is looking for free sitter.
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion July 21st, 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By aspengal
Tips

Do not forget to add the daily service charge/tips deducted from your act, every day. Usually a minimum of $12 per day. They do add up on longer cruises. What ships are these on?
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion February 26th, 2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By aspengal
World cruise

If you are serious you need to supply details on ships name,favored catagories, dining etc. Also a full bio on you; age, sex, interests, cruising experiences. How many cruises done, favored lines,...
Forum: Styles At Sea February 18th, 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,918
Posted By aspengal
HA shirts

Yes, have you seen the Tommy Bahamas ones? Pattern woven into silk.Forgot term for it.
Forum: Crewmembers February 17th, 2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By aspengal
As passenger I have been asked several times. But...

As passenger I have been asked several times. But the really interesting incident happened several yrs. ago cruising single with a large singles dinner table arranged by cruise line.I recognized our...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion February 15th, 2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By aspengal
Debark-get off ship. Embark-get on.

Debark-get off ship. Embark-get on.
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion January 26th, 2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By aspengal
Solstice?

Curious about what pricing you got on the B2B. Great itin. I usually do Insides. Send me a brief bio of yourself/ cruising history also. Kathy McCreary
Forum: Celebrity January 24th, 2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,882
Posted By aspengal
1 2 3 sale

I have been watching several longer X cruises and agree pricing is definately up. Maybe not on 7Ners, where competition is highest, but in more pricey longer itins. Find it interesting the 1 2 3 was...
Forum: Seeking Cruise Companion January 2nd, 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,103
Posted By aspengal
Connie Fall Transatlantic

Not a cabin share as CruCon on this sail had singles rates only $75 more than doubles, including full cabin OBC. 7 or 8 of us, all solos, combined our dining reservations( thanks to CasinoJoan), and...
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