Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Search Forums
Register Forgot Password?

Showing results 1 to 25 of 201
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: JimInBuffalo
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By JimInBuffalo
We just got back from a 2-week cruise including...

We just got back from a 2-week cruise including the Western side.

In Costa Maya, we went through the pier area where there are shops and a large pool and rented a golf cart for 4 people. We paid...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,706
Posted By JimInBuffalo
This is not about our first cruise but the first...

This is not about our first cruise but the first time that I ever saw a Cruise Ship and decided that I had to go on one.

We were in Jamaica in Ocho Rios at the Mallard's Bay Resort in 1979. This...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,772
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Forgot one more thing, on the new version of the...

Forgot one more thing, on the new version of the Ipod touch, you also get an HD video camera. This can be very nice when you are on a trip and don't want a large camera to carry.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,772
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Use an Ipod Touch instead

Just before our last cruise I pondered whether to take our laptop again as we had done on other cruises. Instead, I purchased an Ipod "Touch" which is basically an Iphone without having to pay for...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 17th, 2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Tortola - Virgin Gorda - Speedy's Ferry question????

I was wondering if anyone has recently been to Tortola and took Speedy's Ferry from Tortola to the Baths at Virgin Gorda? We went there last year and it is one of my favorite places in the world.
...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 1st, 2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Question Tortola - Virgin Gorda Ferry Question

We are going on the Pearl for two back-to-back cruises starting on 2/27/10. We were on a similar cruise in 2008 and loved our excursion to the Baths at Virgin Gorda. When we went before, we took...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 1st, 2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Thumbs up Paul, Thanks for your comments. Before I...

Paul,
Thanks for your comments. Before I retired I was a Sales Manager in the Automotive Parts industry. I remember hearing on more than one occasion that if a person has a bad experience with a...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 25th, 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By JimInBuffalo
We have sailed on NCL 3 times out of NYC. I am...

We have sailed on NCL 3 times out of NYC. I am not sure where in Canada you are located but since you said you can drive to NYC I am guessing that you are in Ontario.

If you are in Toronto or...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 25th, 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Giving credit due to NCL for fixing a problem

For a while I thought that this posting would be a negative rant against NCL for a problem that they wouldn't fix. Since they fixed the problem I believe in giving credit when due.

We are...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 29th, 2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By JimInBuffalo
I am sure that you can bring your own equipment...

I am sure that you can bring your own equipment if you don't mind carrying the extra weight with you.

When we bowled the ship was very steady and there were flat seas. Therefore, there was no...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 24th, 2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By JimInBuffalo
On all of the dozen or so cruises that we have...

On all of the dozen or so cruises that we have taken with NCL, there has been Karaoke just about every night on every cruise. Just check out the "Freestyle Daily" for the time and venue.

One of...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 24th, 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Soda Card Specifics Coke Vs. Pepsi

I read in some of the recent messages that NCL has switched from Coke to Pepsi on all of their ships.

Has the price been affected either way?

I guess they can't use the Coke sticker on your ID...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,048
Posted By JimInBuffalo
We have seen the White Party as a regular event...

We have seen the White Party as a regular event on the last 3 cruises that we have been on. As noted above, it is mostly just a theme for a party sponsored by the Cuise Director's Staff. You will...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Nita, I did not know that you could share the...

Nita,
I did not know that you could share the "clinics" either. In the one that I watched, I don't recall anyone sharing. It is a good idea. One of the other classes that I noticed was a...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 4th, 2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Papabear, Thanks for the reply and the very...

Papabear,
Thanks for the reply and the very comprehensive review of the pier at Philly. This will certainly help me a lot since I have never been there and l like to know what I am getting into...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 31st, 2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Philadelpia Dock Parking

We are going on the Majesty in Sept. out of Philadelphia. We are driving down and will be parking at the lot next to the pier.

Any comments or advice about the parking there and what I can expect...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 31st, 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By JimInBuffalo
We were on the Pearl earlier this year and had a...

We were on the Pearl earlier this year and had a great time. We are looking forward to going on this ship again next spring.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 31st, 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Thanks for the feedback. I am hoping that our...

Thanks for the feedback. I am hoping that our 10-day Canada/New England cruise will have the opportunity for some good classes/lectures. I do believe that this is one area that NCL should not skimp...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 31st, 2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By JimInBuffalo
We did the bowling thing on our last cruise....

We did the bowling thing on our last cruise. Neither of us had bowled in over 30 years but we had a good time. We are looking forward to going again when we sail on the Epic next year.

It was well...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 27th, 2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By JimInBuffalo
In general, on-board activities: Have you noticed a decrease

On our last NCL cruise in March this year (2009), I was told by one of the lecturers that NCL was reducing the number of onboard activities shortly after that cruise was completed (lectures,...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 27th, 2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,992
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Wow, that is quite a coincidence. Jose and Patti...

Wow, that is quite a coincidence. Jose and Patti were playing on our cruise to Hawaii' a few years ago and we really enjoyed them. We have been hoping to see them again.

-Jim
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 8th, 2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,524
Posted By JimInBuffalo
In October, we attended a digital photography...

In October, we attended a digital photography class and there was at least 50 people in all of the classes. They were on sea days. I kept all of the "Freestyle Daily" newsletters from the Pearl...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 8th, 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,524
Posted By JimInBuffalo
NCL Freestyle 2.0 Questions????????

What ever happened to the the bold plan of Freestyle 2.0????? We were on the Jewel last October and saw that they were changing the pillows, etc. but we never saw an increase in the Lobster offerings...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 3rd, 2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By JimInBuffalo
You can have one large bag of laundry done by the...

You can have one large bag of laundry done by the crew for $24 however.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 3rd, 2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By JimInBuffalo
Rock Climbing at Sea

We just got back from our cruise on the Pearl and even though I thought that the Rock Climbing wall was a gimmick before we left, I was really quite impressed with the operation on the ship.

I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 201

 
Forum Jump
 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:58 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1