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Forum: Holland America August 24th, 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By jaggy
You can buy a ton of steel for around $700, but a...

You can buy a ton of steel for around $700, but a ton of gold will cost you $40 million. Yet people still buy gold. I can't imagine why?
Forum: Holland America May 17th, 2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,579
Posted By jaggy
The bottle service through HAL is a very good...

The bottle service through HAL is a very good option. Sure its more expensive than what you would pay on a land based liquor store, but its not outrageous. Bottle service at most bars here in...
Forum: Holland America May 17th, 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,396
Posted By jaggy
I would suggest you consider an upgrade to one of...

I would suggest you consider an upgrade to one of the VD cabins on the upper prom deck. Much nicer verandah. Not as high up as the others, but I think they represent the best value in the verandah...
Forum: Holland America April 13th, 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By jaggy
Of all the HAL ships I've been on, I like the...

Of all the HAL ships I've been on, I like the Vista Class the best. I always book one of the aft wraparound suites on the verandah deck for the huge balcony. IMO, they are the best cabins on any...
Forum: Holland America April 13th, 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,579
Posted By jaggy
On one of our cruises on HAL, we were cruising...

On one of our cruises on HAL, we were cruising with a group of 18. We planned to host a sailaway party in our suite and brought 2 cases of champagne. We gave it to the porters at the port along...
Forum: Holland America December 8th, 2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By jaggy
What to pack for Alaska

I've been on many warm weather cruises throughout the Caribbean, but I've never been on a cruise to Alaska. I just booked a 7 day Alaska cruise on Amsterdam for May 10th. I'm guessing its still...
Forum: Holland America October 11th, 2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,092
Posted By jaggy
The problem with the aquatrax (waverunner/jetski)...

The problem with the aquatrax (waverunner/jetski) excursion is that it is a group tour sort of thing. You pretty much ride around the island in a group and you never really have the oppurtunity to...
Forum: Holland America August 21st, 2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By jaggy
From our experience with NCL and HAL, on HAL, you...

From our experience with NCL and HAL, on HAL, you should expect to see a very friendly and attentive crew and an impeccable level of service. The crew on HAL ships seem much more genuine than on the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 8th, 2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,341
Posted By jaggy
I think they should add a scene to their...

I think they should add a scene to their commercial; A couple goes to a specialty restaurant and is turned away because they didnt have a reservation. Then they walk over to the main dining room...
Forum: Holland America August 8th, 2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,160
Posted By jaggy
My one major pet peeve with HAL is the way they...

My one major pet peeve with HAL is the way they are dropping perks that were available to S suite passengers. The perks were a considerable reason to spend the extra money for the suite. The two I...
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,309
Posted By jaggy
Well, if money were no object, I would abandon my...

Well, if money were no object, I would abandon my business and cruise all the time.

But, since I do have to work for a living, 10 days seems to work great for us. That gives us plenty of travel...
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,156
Posted By jaggy
Service. There are a lot of little things that...

Service. There are a lot of little things that we like about HAL, but their service seems to be head and shoulders above their competition. We also like the cabin sizes. Seem bigger than on other...
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By jaggy
We have sailed on Zuiderdam 3 times and are very...

We have sailed on Zuiderdam 3 times and are very fond of the aft corner S suites. The other vista ships are just as good. The crew is great.

Tim
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,800
Posted By jaggy
We prefer traditional. Last cruise was on NCL...

We prefer traditional. Last cruise was on NCL with freestyle and we didnt like having to bother with reservations daily.

Tim
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,845
Posted By jaggy
We usually try to book cruises that depart...

We usually try to book cruises that depart somewhere on the east coast. We would rather drive than fly and we dont mind the 20 hour drive to South Florida. We have flown to cruise, and will in the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 18th, 2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By jaggy
First let me say I think the auto tips are a...

First let me say I think the auto tips are a great idea, but I wish the would call them what they are, a service charge. Also, normally tip extra when the service meets or exceeds our expectations. ...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 18th, 2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,876
Posted By jaggy
We cruise on Spirit in May and had an aweful time...

We cruise on Spirit in May and had an aweful time getting our documents emailed to us. No fewer than 8 phone calls and countless emails. If you dont have them yet, I would suggest you contact your...
Forum: Holland America July 16th, 2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,881
Posted By jaggy
I'm sorry for being realistic. And yes, most...

I'm sorry for being realistic. And yes, most everything you ingest contains trace elements of some poisonous substance. Whether its from insecticides, antibiotics or naturally occurring. But, the...
Forum: Holland America July 13th, 2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,881
Posted By jaggy
Desdemona01, For the record, I never said...

Desdemona01,

For the record, I never said second had smoke was safe. That would not be true. What I said is the effects are wildly overstated, and they are. And no, I dont work for a tobacco...
Forum: Holland America July 8th, 2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,881
Posted By jaggy
Its the god honest truth. It really did happen...

Its the god honest truth. It really did happen exactly as I described.

It is a pretty funny story...

Tim
Forum: Holland America July 6th, 2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaggy
I wouldn't rule out on-board tux rental. Tuxedos...

I wouldn't rule out on-board tux rental. Tuxedos come in a wild variety of sizes and most people can be accomodated. You will need to go to a local tailor and get measured. Get your measurements...
Forum: Holland America July 6th, 2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,881
Posted By jaggy
Fieldmouse, You dont have to convince me...

Fieldmouse,

You dont have to convince me that smoking is bad for you. I am well aware of the dangers. I am a Medical Doctor and have seen many examples of what you speak of. However, I am also...
Forum: Holland America July 5th, 2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,881
Posted By jaggy
I have always considered myself a very...

I have always considered myself a very considerate smoker. If you are being bothered by my smoke and do not have the ability move elsewhere, I would be quite happy to extinguish the cigarette, if...
Forum: Holland America July 2nd, 2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By jaggy
I think its a matter of itineraries and comfort...

I think its a matter of itineraries and comfort with a ship and crew. We have been on Zuiderdam 3 times and would cruise her again in a heartbeat. Great ship with a very friendly and compentent...
Forum: Holland America July 2nd, 2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By jaggy
I would agree with April and November. Great...

I would agree with April and November. Great time to cruise the caribbean, which is where we like to cruise. The weather is great, the kiddies are in school and that is a slower time in our...
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