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Forum: All Things Cruising December 7th, 2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By maestra
Hi, Thanks for your reply. Always good to hear...

Hi, Thanks for your reply. Always good to hear from someone who knows the territory! I've been checking weather forecasts and it looks like you've been having some snow. Being from Seattle, we...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 6th, 2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By maestra
Getting there via YYZ

I'll be traveling from Seattle to Brazil (coach :shock: ) in 10 days to sail on Star Princess on 12/22. I have a 7-hour layover in Toronto and would like to escape airport holiday travel madness...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine December 3rd, 2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By maestra
International Cafe

Hi--

I'll be sailing on the Star Princess in less than 3 week :D; can hardly wait to get out of grey Seattle skies and into some sun!

I noticed that the Star has added the International Cafe...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff December 2nd, 2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By maestra
Thank you to all for your replies. It sounds...

Thank you to all for your replies. It sounds like the best plan will be to take the excursion to Punta del Este and at least do a little sightseeing. Maybe some "beautiful people" will be getting...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 29th, 2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By maestra
Christmas gifts on board

Hi--

I've seen this topic alluded to in older posts, but wanted to get the most "current" opinion.

We'll be spending Christmas and New Year's on our cruise. Is it OK to give small gifts to...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 29th, 2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By maestra
Port calls on Christmas Day

Hello cruisers,

I may have posted this question before, but I didn't get any replies, so I thought I'd try again.

We'll be sailing on Star Princess from Rio on 12/22/08. Our first port call is...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 29th, 2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By maestra
Hello to all my fellow voracious readers! ...

Hello to all my fellow voracious readers!

One suggestion I've seen on several boards is to bring paperbacks, and then leave them on the ship to be placed in the crew library to help keep their...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 29th, 2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By maestra
Boa Tarde Mike, "Muita obrigada" for your...

Boa Tarde Mike,

"Muita obrigada" for your response. I know that it's impossible to even begin to appreciate Rio in a day and a half. I'm hoping this little taste and our cruise will whet DH's...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 23rd, 2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By maestra
Hey-- It sounds like you're doing the same...

Hey--

It sounds like you're doing the same basic itinerary we are, in reverse.
We'll be flying from Seattle to Rio (via Toronto) and cruising from Rio to Santiago on December 22. Then we'll fly...
Forum: Shore Excursions November 23rd, 2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By maestra
Hi-- Thanks for your insight. It pretty...

Hi--

Thanks for your insight. It pretty much confirmed what I had been thinking. I'm hoping this trip will just whet my husband's appetite and get him interested in South America. Maybe then if...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 22nd, 2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By maestra
What little I know - more questions

Hi--

I'm glad you asked that! I don't pretend to be an expert, but this is what little I know.

I don't know how recent this has been. I think it has something to do with "reciprocity" fees. ...
Forum: Shore Excursions November 22nd, 2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By maestra
Antarctica Flyovers

Hi--

Does anyone know if it's still possible to find a same-day Antarctica flyover type of excursion while in port in Ushuaia or Punta Arenas?

I such such an excursion listed in an older...
Forum: Shore Excursions November 22nd, 2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By maestra
Shore excursions on Christmas Day

Hi-- We'll be sailing on the Star Princess from Rio on December 22, 2008. Our first port call is Montevideo, on Christmas Day. For those of you with experience on holiday cruises and/or...
Forum: All Things Cruising November 22nd, 2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By maestra
Thanks to NanaShrek and Katlady for the helpful...

Thanks to NanaShrek and Katlady for the helpful info!
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 21st, 2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By maestra
Thanks for the info

Hi Donna,

Thanks for your reply! You are probably an Air Canada "expert," and it sounds like the reviews I've read are (unfortunately) right on. Will flying with a North American carrier ever be...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 21st, 2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By maestra
Get Me to the Cruise On Time!

Hi--

I'll be sailing on the Star Princess from Rio on 12/22/08, so first I'll need to get from Seattle to Rio, and then from Santiago back to Seattle.

It seemed like many U.S. carriers were...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 21st, 2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By maestra
What to do with luggage?

Hi-- I'm sailing on the Star Princess from Rio on 12/22/08 (a Monday). We'll actually be arriving in Rio on Saturday afternoon - se Deus quiser. We don't normally have much snow in Seattle, but I'm...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 21st, 2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By maestra
Thanks, Mike! That was a quick reply!! :D

Thanks, Mike!

That was a quick reply!! :D
Forum: Shore Excursions November 21st, 2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By maestra
Ship tours or on your own?

Hi-- My husband and I will be sailing on the Star Princess from Rio - Santiago on 12/22/08. I'm a fairly experienced traveler, but my husband is more reluctant to get out there. It's taken me 10...
Forum: Hotels November 21st, 2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 702
Posted By maestra
Hotel in Rio

Hi--

Has anyone out there ever stayed at the Orla Copacabana Hotel in Rio before, or used the services of Club Rio 4 Tours for transfers and day tours?

Thanks! Less than a month to go!!!
Forum: All Things Cruising November 21st, 2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By maestra
Laundry service on board/on shore

Hi-- I'll be sailing on the Star Princess on 12/22/08. In 14 days of cruise, plus extra time in Rio before sailing, I imagine I'll need to do some laundry (or have it done).

Are the prices for...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 21st, 2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By maestra
Laundry service on board/on shore

Hi-- I'll be sailing on the Star Princess on 12/22/08. In 14 days of cruise, plus extra time in Rio before sailing, I imagine I'll need to do some laundry (or have it done).

Are the prices for...
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