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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 18th, 2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Deakon
It MAY be BS. But let's say I've never cruised...

It MAY be BS. But let's say I've never cruised before and I come to this site to see if the articles and people here can rebuff that article. I think it's important to say "we see your article and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 18th, 2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Deakon
HuffPost: Why You Should NEVER go on a cruise

An interesting take on cruising for you enjoyment courtesy of the Huffington Post. I'd be interested for the good people in here to deconstruct his arguments. My personal take is he's destroyed his...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 15th, 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,550
Posted By Deakon
I think THIS is the real story: "No...

I think THIS is the real story:


"No power, no toilets, nothing. Nothing. I mean, it was was disgusting, but the staff, they did such an amazing job," said Joseph Alvarez. "And I give them so...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 13th, 2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,550
Posted By Deakon
unsanitary

WHAT is going on there?? Bags for bathrooms?! walking through sewage?? onion sandwiches?? Gotta wonder how much is disgruntled passengers trying to paint a picture for the media vs what the real...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 28th, 2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By Deakon
Man Dies On Board Fantasy

Sounds like someone being stupid. Still a tragedy.




NASSAU, Bahamas Authorities in the Bahamas say a 26-year-old U.S. tourist has died aboard a Carnival cruise ship and the cruise has ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 21st, 2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,362
Posted By Deakon
How will this affect prices?

I was having a discussion with a couple of co-workers about the whole tragedy in Italy. They are super cruisers with 30+ cruises under their belts. (I'm very envious) and we were saying all the media...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 24th, 2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,299
Posted By Deakon
I love cozumel. Just "be aware" would be...

I love cozumel.

Just "be aware" would be my only advice --As in don't be stupid. Don't take the free tequila shots from the stores. I think I read on this board not too long ago that someone had...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 19th, 2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,199
Posted By Deakon
I did this when it was relatively new... it...

I did this when it was relatively new... it worked really well early on but the last time was a nightmare. People didn't listen to instructions and EVERYONE got off at the same time. It was a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 19th, 2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Deakon
Its not about which ship has the better piano...

Its not about which ship has the better piano bar.. it's which player is there that makes the difference. Not all piano men are created equal!

Generally the newer ships have the better piano...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 29th, 2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,363
Posted By Deakon
here's some more food for thought: i'm not...

here's some more food for thought:

i'm not sure how it works in the states, but I assume it's the same as Canada. If you travel to an area that has a travel advisory in it, and you get sick, YOUR...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 4th, 2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,332
Posted By Deakon
I was very let down by Tulum. I think its just a...

I was very let down by Tulum. I think its just a tourist trap. It looks A LOT better in pictures than in real life. Apparently the other ruins in that area are a lot better. I would save your cash...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 1st, 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By Deakon
I've sailed both those ships. They have the same...

I've sailed both those ships. They have the same layout. The triumph has some wear and tear on it because its a wee bit older. It may have gone into dry dock since I sailed her. But I prefer the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Deakon
Best Cruise Prices EVER?!

I keep hearing on the news and through travel agents that these are the lowest prices ever to go cruising (and go on vacation in general). I work in the media and I've even produced some commercials...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,044
Posted By Deakon
I think it would be a cold day in hell before...

I think it would be a cold day in hell before both my wife and I lost our jobs, but that being said we have not cruised in over a year just because we saw how bad things were getting. We chose to do...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Deakon
Do both, find the cheapest fare you can...

Do both,

find the cheapest fare you can online and then take it to a TA that matches/beats the lowest price.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 3rd, 2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 33,698
Posted By Deakon
I agree.. The OP didn't ask for a lecture on...

I agree.. The OP didn't ask for a lecture on morals or integrity. So I don't understand why you offered that comment? There's a lot of people that bring liquor on board because they've already spent...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 3rd, 2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Deakon
Liberty is fantastic. I have no complaints about...

Liberty is fantastic. I have no complaints about it... except that they can't cook a steak. But in the grand scheme of things you will have a wonderful vacation!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 7th, 2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,213
Posted By Deakon
Would you pay extra for a steak??

I saw this while browsing online.. RCL is charging an extra $14.95 if you want a steak in the dining room.. It should be noted that this is for the new york strip, the angus is still free..
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 8th, 2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,250
Posted By Deakon
It always blew my mind that people were eating...

It always blew my mind that people were eating such heavy foods at Midnight.. "hey's it's 12:30 and I'm going to bed in an hour.. Let's eat half a roasted pig and a taco!"
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 8th, 2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Deakon
Mutiny on the Miracle -->Customer Service

In light of recent events where customers were complaining about not receiving the best customer service or Carnival not properly addressing their concerns.. I'm curious if anyone here has any horror...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 8th, 2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Deakon
they have "Deep forest" deet, I'd say bring it...

they have "Deep forest" deet, I'd say bring it with you!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 3rd, 2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By Deakon
When I was on my last cruise, I met a gentleman...

When I was on my last cruise, I met a gentleman who had been platinum for a few years.. I started talking to him about the perks of being platinum and he ended up giving me his bag gift.. It's a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 26th, 2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,459
Posted By Deakon
We just got a past guest flyer in the mail for...

We just got a past guest flyer in the mail for 3-5 days cruises. Frankly, the deals they were offering weren't that great--nothing we couldn't find online anyway.

We get treated very well by...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 30th, 2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Deakon
I would vote for the Liberty. It's newer and a...

I would vote for the Liberty. It's newer and a wee bit bigger. Although I think the Triumph is slated for dry dock in the fall?

It's all personal preference I spose. I sailed both and I much...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 20th, 2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Deakon
So they're making all sorts of money and have the...

So they're making all sorts of money and have the audacity to charge us a FUEL SURCHARGE?!? pffffft!!!!!
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