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Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 12th, 2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By jefarl
wine prices

we found the prices quite reasonable - about 2 times normal retail... while most restaurants usually mark-up 3 times.. you can check out the wine list on the NCL site if you look for the link to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines May 30th, 2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By jefarl
thanks- do you know if the prices on the "wine...

thanks- do you know if the prices on the "wine list" on the NCL site for bon-voyage gifts is the same price list for wine on board? Looks like they are only doubleing the retail prices....
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines May 30th, 2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By jefarl
wine on board policy- Jewel

what is the current policy on bring wine on board? I heard they allow 2 bottles per passenger and they charge the corkage fee ($15 or 20?each)when you board...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines May 30th, 2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,295
Posted By jefarl
Someone on the boards mentioned out cruise has...

Someone on the boards mentioned out cruise has dropped the single supplement on ceratin catagories. I had a balcony cabin with an almost 100% supplement for my daughter. When i checked and confirmed...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines May 30th, 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,121
Posted By jefarl
we were offered upgrades to mini-suites on the...

we were offered upgrades to mini-suites on the Jewel. All of them are on deck 11 under the pool area (mid-ship), buffet (aft), or the spa (forward). After a lot of reading on the boards and...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines March 31st, 2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By jefarl
thanks for the info.. we just confirmed the NCL...

thanks for the info.. we just confirmed the NCL Jewel in June with my granddaughter coming along at 10months... will see if the kids have an umbrella stroller or something small ..
Forum: Family Cruising March 9th, 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,503
Posted By jefarl
I have posted a few weeks ago about bringing a 10...

I have posted a few weeks ago about bringing a 10 month old on board the NCL Jewel. Most responses have been positive- anything you can add, especially about NCL policies? is there a contact to email...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 22nd, 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By jefarl
taking a baby on a cruise?

i posted this on another section but hoping someone out there knows about NCL......

We have taken many cruises but this time we invited our DS, DIL and there 11 month old. Never been on a cruise...
Forum: Family Cruising February 22nd, 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,137
Posted By jefarl
taking a baby on a cruise?

We have taken many cruises but this time we invited our DS, DIL and there 11 month old. Never been on a cruise with a baby and don't recall seeing many either.
1. Is it somewhat normal to bring...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines February 15th, 2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By jefarl
you did not mention the interary and the...

you did not mention the interary and the departure port? The ship itself was average to above average when we sailed about 18 months ago - so I wouldn't worry about the ship or crew... however if you...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 10th, 2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By jefarl
thanks... did that mean soup and salad were...

thanks... did that mean soup and salad were considered part of the appertizer course?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 10th, 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By jefarl
Sorry I don't know the policy. I didn't think to...

Sorry I don't know the policy. I didn't think to ask. I know I got soup and an appertizer, so the soup isn't the apperitzer; that was in your original question post. I can't find a stated policy....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By jefarl
All I was trying to ascertain is what is their...

All I was trying to ascertain is what is their policy? I found the note on the website saying Appitizer, Entree and Desert. Since I just came back from the RCCL Adventure of the Seas where their...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,752
Posted By jefarl
Re: Carnival Rep instead of TA

I have cruised 19 times and always use a TA. I have a TA who discounts all the cruise lines and almost always has the best prices to be found. That being said, I used a Carnival agent on 2 occasions...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By jefarl
first of all in a 1st class restaurant I choose...

first of all in a 1st class restaurant I choose what to pay for, here there charge a $30 fee on top of the cruise fare so the question is valid. I like to choose say, two apps, a soup and a salad......
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,140
Posted By jefarl
is ther ae a list of ships offering this option...

is ther ae a list of ships offering this option as of now and when the others are going to have it?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 771
Posted By jefarl
supper club food

I see the supper club cost includes Appertizer, entree and desert... My question does that mean only one appertizer and one entree allowed per person. Just back from RCCL's Portifino and had no limit...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By jefarl
FUEL SURCHARGE AGAIN?

I understand carnival has the right to add a fuel surcharge again if the cost hits $70/barrel. Any word on when they make that discison? ie , end of each quarter for the next quarter's sailings?
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal April 14th, 2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By jefarl
Have you checked if there is a "Meet on Board" on...

Have you checked if there is a "Meet on Board" on these boards for your crusie or else check the other big board and they most certainly will have a "Rool Call" group for your cruise. That's the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 27th, 2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By jefarl
I totally agree. from everything I heard, you can...

I totally agree. from everything I heard, you can travel on a cruise to and from the US without the passport BUT if you need to fly back (ie you missed the ship at a port, family emergency,etc) good...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 27th, 2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By jefarl
The ports are the biggest differences. NO...

The ports are the biggest differences. NO comparison for sightseeing and interest. If you want beaches and sun, go to the carrbean.
But as to your other questions, we have taken two 12 day cruises-...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 27th, 2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By jefarl
Re: Surfing Old San Juan??

No beaches very close to the ship. All rocky coastline except a small public beach on the north going toward the Caribe Hilton and another very small beach right over the bridge on Ashford Ave. Never...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 27th, 2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By jefarl
I arrnaged a tour with sisan tours June 07 - see ...

I arrnaged a tour with sisan tours June 07 - see
http://www.sisantours.com/?lang=en&pg=tourdetails&gid=MTA2

for details. I was working thru Nurten, a wonderful and responsive person.

I...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 11th, 2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By jefarl
we have sailed from PR twice before and will be...

we have sailed from PR twice before and will be doing it again in May. NEVER had a problem with the passengers. NEVER felt unsafe.

We have also been to PR over a dozen times on business/vacation...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 27th, 2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By jefarl
just off the SKY 3 day cruise

This was our 5th on NCL (18th overall) We took this to get away for my B-Day with our good friends in Florida. While we had a great time and the value there, I was surprised at the low quantlty of...
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