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Forum: All Other Cruise Lines October 25th, 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,958
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Smile Northern Lights

Hi there - thanks very much for your so prompt response - we too would be gutted spending all that money and not getting the benefit of a decent 'show' - we are still in the thinking stage at the...
Forum: All Other Cruise Lines October 25th, 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,958
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Question Best for Northern Lights ?

Hubby and I would dearly love to see the Northern Lights - just cannot decide on who to go with. Has anyone done this cruise and with which line ? It seems Hurtigruten have the main output on this...
Forum: Holland America October 21st, 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Hi there - we sailed on the Eurodam in June of...

Hi there - we sailed on the Eurodam in June of this year - the Baltic Cruise. We had a verandah suite, it was well worth it. Lots of space on the verandah, lots of cabin space and storage, and the...
Forum: Holland America September 28th, 2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Hi Sugarbushyoga - sorry, we did not sail...

Hi Sugarbushyoga - sorry, we did not sail Statendam, our ship was the Eurodam, and we could not fault it at all. Spotless, Air con & plumbing all worked, everything was to satisfaction, food...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines August 2nd, 2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Hi there We did the Inside passage a couple...

Hi there

We did the Inside passage a couple of years ago with Princess and did the helicopter trip landing on the glacier (Juneau). They provided us with boots, crampons and outerwear for the...
Forum: Holland America July 13th, 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Hi rorry We also did an Alaska trip,...

Hi rorry

We also did an Alaska trip, although we did it in June. We also did a walk on the glacier from Juneau - we were provided with coats, boots & crampons before we set off in the helicopter,...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 8th, 2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Could it be Tallin, Estonia ? :?:

Could it be Tallin, Estonia ? :?:
Forum: All Things Cruising July 7th, 2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Cabin choice

All valid points made here, we have only done 2 cruises but had a balcony each time. The first one - Alaska - definately worth the balcony, the 2nd one - Baltics - again - worth the balcony. Both...
Forum: Holland America July 6th, 2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Post Juneau / Ketchikan

Hi toniwill

We did an Alaskan cruise a couple of years ago with Princess. Loads of excursions to choose from, the one that will stick with us for always was the helipcopter trip onto a glacier in...
Forum: Holland America June 30th, 2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Norwegian Fjords

Thanks for that Dee Dee, have checked HAL's website, the Ryndam appears to do what we would like - i.e the North Cape, the others don't seem to go up far enough or are too long a duration (more than...
Forum: Holland America June 29th, 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs down Marco Polo

Thanks for that Alan, think we will look at other lines ! :)
Forum: Holland America June 29th, 2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Northern Lights

Thanks to all for your input, will look forward to doing my research and sorting something out, seeing the Northern Lights would be a bonus, but the scenery of the Fjords is definitely appealing in...
Forum: Tipping June 28th, 2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,519
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
We recently returned from a HAL cruise and on...

We recently returned from a HAL cruise and on board at a get together we were told how our automatic tip was distributed, so much for the cabin steward, so much for the dining staff, bar staff,...
Forum: Holland America June 28th, 2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Question Norwegian Fjords

Has anyone any advice on the best ships for the Norwegian Fjords and North Cape ? I'm told the smaller ships are best as they get to places where others can't !

Also - best time of year to visit...
Forum: Holland America June 23rd, 2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,533
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Formal Night

We have just returned from HAL Baltic Cruise, there were 2 formal nights in an 11 night cruise and we thoroughly enjoyed them. Hubby is a little reluctant to dress up as he wears a suit all day for...
Forum: Holland America June 23rd, 2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Our ship in the Baltics

Hi Captain (do you really sail the 7 seas ?)

Our ship was the Eurodam
We were lucky enough to have a balcony (deck 5) - (an upgrade with our package) and I have to say we have stayed in much...
Forum: Holland America June 22nd, 2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Back from the Baltics

An update as promised on our experience with Holland America - Alan and Katrina I hope you pick this up !

Had a wonderful time - the Baltics were marvellous - fell in love with Tallin, so quaint...
Forum: Holland America June 15th, 2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Baltics Trip June 2010

Hi all

Have just returned from the Baltics on Eurodam - we had a great trip. couldn't fault the ship for food, service and organisation - everything was well planned and presented. The crew...
Forum: Holland America March 12th, 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Thumbs up Dover Transfer

Hi again, thanks for all that info - you've been very helpful. From what I gather ROL have actually reserved us parking, so I'm assuming we already have a slot located (I hope so anyway !)

Will...
Forum: Holland America March 11th, 2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Dover transfer

Hi there, thanks for the reply, we haven't been told yet where we will be parked other than it will be at Dover Harbour. ROL tell us we will get our voucher 10-14 days before we sail. Boarding will...
Forum: Holland America March 10th, 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
Red face Dover transfer to ship

Hi all - I'm new to this forum lark so I hope you can help me. Only done 1 cruise before which involved flying. In May we are sailing from Dover with HAL for a Baltic Cruise. Having booked the...
Forum: Alaska March 10th, 2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By ChrisSheilaB
We did our first cruise with Princess a few years...

We did our first cruise with Princess a few years ago and did Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. In Ketchikan we did a totem pole trip - very interesting and gave us enough time to wander around for the...
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