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Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 17th, 2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
We've always found the food in the main dining...

We've always found the food in the main dining room to be very good. So, don't expect to see us spending for extra meals. We haven't been on RC in about two years, since they sort of abandoned San...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 29th, 2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Send Monarch back to Los Angeles. I miss the...

Send Monarch back to Los Angeles. I miss the great food and service, not to mention the great prices we used to enjoy on the 4-day cruises.

Regarding not having a safe, you can use the safety...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 29th, 2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Send Monarch back to Los Angeles. I miss the...

Send Monarch back to Los Angeles. I miss the great food and service, not to mention the great prices we used to enjoy on the 4-day cruises.

Regarding not having a safe, you can use the safety...
Forum: Alaska August 18th, 2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I've only been on two cruises to Alaska; one on...

I've only been on two cruises to Alaska; one on Celebrity Mercury and one on Island Princess. The latter one was this past May, during the first cruise week of the season (the other cruise was also...
Forum: Mexico August 13th, 2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
You've got me convinced. LOL

You've got me convinced. LOL
Forum: Mexico August 13th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
You can download a map of the area between the...

You can download a map of the area between the cruise dock and old town. Also, get a small compass. I usually take one, but didn't actually use it as we could see from the ship's deck where we...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 12th, 2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
How can anyone "enjoy" some form of nonsense...

How can anyone "enjoy" some form of nonsense "sucking' $2 per minute out of their wallet?
Forum: All Things Cruising August 12th, 2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Wait until the economy is in the toilet, and the...

Wait until the economy is in the toilet, and the cruise lines are really desperate. Then, get a real bargain. Just monitor what trip that you think you might want to do.....................and,...
Forum: Mexico August 12th, 2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I'm curious as to how we know these horses are...

I'm curious as to how we know these horses are "happy." I remain skeptical. :shock:
Forum: Mexico August 12th, 2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,026
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Mazatlan. On one visit, we walked the...

Mazatlan. On one visit, we walked the approximately one mile to the Pacifico/Corona brewery, where we were given a very inclusive tour, followed by a beer at the "top of the tower" lounge. They also...
Forum: Mexico August 12th, 2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I only hope that I never see orange text on white...

I only hope that I never see orange text on white again. :?:
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 12th, 2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
You can take BART from the airport to Market...

You can take BART from the airport to Market STreet, which is pretty close to the pier. The fare will be $5 and change per person....
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 12th, 2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,837
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Is this for one person? If so, I can't imagine...

Is this for one person? If so, I can't imagine paying either of those amounts. We almost always pay much less than $100 per person per day; and, often get outside rooms for that rate on either line.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 21st, 2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I'm with Pilotdane on this. Save a pile of money...

I'm with Pilotdane on this. Save a pile of money by doing your own walking around; take another cruise with the savings. How many shopping opportunities do you want to pay for?
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 18th, 2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
A tux on formal nights. Slacks, nice shirt and...

A tux on formal nights. Slacks, nice shirt and sport coat for the rest.
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing March 16th, 2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,684
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Pennys sells a tux of pretty good quality for...

Pennys sells a tux of pretty good quality for $129, that is frequently on sale for $99. The shirt/tie/studs/cumerbund set is $30. You can also go to a tux rental shop, where they frequently have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
WHICH cruise to Baja? Is it a 3, 4 or 7-day...

WHICH cruise to Baja? Is it a 3, 4 or 7-day cruise; and, to which ports?

The water will be cool/cold, unless you're going all the way to Cabo. The weather in Cabo will probably be warm and nice....
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 7th, 2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
We've been to the Mexican Riviera several times....

We've been to the Mexican Riviera several times. We typically don't do excursions per se, but just walk into the local town. Here's what we do at those ports:

Cabo San Lucas. We always walk to...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports March 5th, 2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 787
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Los Angeles and Long Beach Cruise Terminals

http://www.sanpedro.com/spcom/lbcruiscal.htm

Tons of information on the two Southern California cruise terminal areas.
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports March 5th, 2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,442
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I don't know if you would consider this the BEST...

I don't know if you would consider this the BEST way to get to LAX, but it will be the cheapest. Note that the times listed in this example are for the next bus trip taken after I researched the...
Forum: Mexico March 5th, 2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Cabo San Lucas. We always walk to Solimar Beach...

Cabo San Lucas. We always walk to Solimar Beach via the lobby of the Hotel Solimar, and go south to the end of the beach for a little sunning. There is no charge for passing through the hotel. In...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 25th, 2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,071
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
As bargaineers to (almost) an extreme. we...

As bargaineers to (almost) an extreme. we certainly appreciate you folks that need the big (expensive) rooms, so that we can continue to bottom feed. We avoid those same stupid, brainless, shipboard...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 25th, 2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,948
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I'm certainly NOT a professional, but we...

I'm certainly NOT a professional, but we typically go either directly through the cruise line or with a local travel agent, after researching what BARGAINS are available. Once you've cruised with a...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 25th, 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
Puntarenas was the one "excursion" that we've...

Puntarenas was the one "excursion" that we've done in ten cruises. We took the spa visit to the volcano Arenal, which was at a very nice hot water spay on the lower slope of the volcano. It...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 25th, 2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,714
Posted By Jeff of Torrance
I've been hoping to complete my "cocktail olive"...

I've been hoping to complete my "cocktail olive" paintings collection. And, what is Peter Max up to these days?
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