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Forum: Celebrity December 2nd, 2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,577
Posted By shofer
Great pictures. I will be sure to share them...

Great pictures. I will be sure to share them with my mom since we are booked on Silhouette for February, 2014. The ship is beautiful and can't wait.

Sue
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 2nd, 2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By shofer
We did this trip in May but were fortunate to fly...

We did this trip in May but were fortunate to fly directly from Chicago to Anchorage. Still a 6 hour flight but arrived at a decent time with the 3 hour time difference. Here is my review from...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 26th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,225
Posted By shofer
We booked another cruise in July and yes, we did...

We booked another cruise in July and yes, we did use Donna. After our "adventure" ended and we got home, we sent her flowers and a gift card.

The cruise itself was great and our kids really...
Forum: Celebrity May 6th, 2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By shofer
Yes, we recommend Donna to everyone. Our dentist...

Yes, we recommend Donna to everyone. Our dentist and his wife booked a land/sea trip to Alaska through her and were thrilled with her service.

It has been a few years, sigh! DD got married in...
Forum: Celebrity May 4th, 2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By shofer
When we returned, we sent Donna, our TA, flowers,...

When we returned, we sent Donna, our TA, flowers, a thank you card and a gift card. It was still cheaper than having DH fly home and back again. With the weather in Chicago, we couldn't be sure he...
Forum: Celebrity May 4th, 2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By shofer
I was shaking on the bus all the way to the pier...

I was shaking on the bus all the way to the pier from the anxiety let-down. As soon as we got on the ship, we went up to the buffet and I bought a drink to calm my nerves. I rarely drink alcohol at...
Forum: Celebrity May 4th, 2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By shofer
We now have given our key to a trusted friend. ...

We now have given our key to a trusted friend. That lesson has been seared into our brains!
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 28th, 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,225
Posted By shofer
Ever forget your Passport?

We were booked on the Grand Princess to leave 2/2/08 from Ft. Lauderdale traveling with our adult children and their spouses. The plan was to leave Chicago on Friday, 2/1/08 and stay overnight one...
Forum: Celebrity April 28th, 2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By shofer
Ever forget your Passport?

We were booked on the Grand Princess to leave 2/2/08 from Ft. Lauderdale traveling with our adult children and their spouses. The plan was to leave Chicago on Friday, 2/1/08 and stay overnight one...
Forum: Alaska April 11th, 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By shofer
We also took the bus and I think it was $5/pp...

We also took the bus and I think it was $5/pp each way. The bus comes and goes every 1/2 hour so there was no problem getting back to the ship. We had gone on Celebrity and were in Juneau until...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By shofer
We saw a mother and calf surfacing in front of us...

We saw a mother and calf surfacing in front of us as we pulled in to Hilo. It was absolutely amazing. And we saw a pod following us out of the channel in Maui. There are very acclimated to cruise...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 22nd, 2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By shofer
We were on her 11 mos ago and she looked fine to...

We were on her 11 mos ago and she looked fine to me. There were some areas of rust on railings but not so much that you would comment on it. The interior of our cabin looked fine. Our cabin's...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 18th, 2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By shofer
You won't see any whales while on your way to...

You won't see any whales while on your way to Hawaii but can see plenty around Maui. Make sure you book a whale watching excursion thru the ship or with Captain Steve. (You can google him and find...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 16th, 2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By shofer
We did this trip on Summit 2x, once as a...

We did this trip on Summit 2x, once as a repositioning cruise and once as a RT from LA. We liked the Volcanos National Park tour and found it very interesting. Bring jackets and wear long pants as...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 22nd, 2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,403
Posted By shofer
When we went to Hawaii the first time on...

When we went to Hawaii the first time on Celebrity, it was a transition cruise. Six days in the islands & 5 days at sea to Vancouver. We got an unbelievable airfare thru the cruiseline, only...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 5th, 2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,936
Posted By shofer
We forgot our PASSPORTS! Put yours w/your cruise...

We forgot our PASSPORTS! Put yours w/your cruise documents immediately. Good thing we went a day early.
Check out our story on this thread.
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Forum: Celebrity March 31st, 2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By shofer
We did this cruise in Jan, 2006 on Summit and...

We did this cruise in Jan, 2006 on Summit and there were some kids on board. They must have been entertained because we rarely saw them. I would bring some schoolwork and other things to occupy...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 3rd, 2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,606
Posted By shofer
We did this on the Grand 2/2-9/08 and it was NOT...

We did this on the Grand 2/2-9/08 and it was NOT worth the money. First the cost was $32 plus a 15% gratuity. We did substitue Eggs Benedict (dried out) for the smoked salmon and when I asked for...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 3rd, 2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By shofer
I did have a checklist, but unfortunately forgot...

I did have a checklist, but unfortunately forgot to put the passports on it. We were just so consumed with the weather, it put everything else out of our minds.

We did send our TA flowers when we...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 12th, 2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By shofer
We sent Donna some flowers and I am sending her a...

We sent Donna some flowers and I am sending her a gift card in a thank you note. It doesn't begin to express our gratitude for saving our vacation!
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 12th, 2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,224
Posted By shofer
Ever forget your passport?

We were booked on the Grand Princess to leave 2/2/08 from Ft. Lauderdale traveling with our adult children and their spouses. The plan was to leave Chicago on Friday, 2/1/08 and stay overnight one...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 15th, 2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,771
Posted By shofer
After 6 cruises with Celebrity, we were making a...

After 6 cruises with Celebrity, we were making a lot of comparisons to Princess. This was our first cruise w/Princess on the Coral Princess on February 7, 2007. These are my own observations and...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 4th, 2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By shofer
We were on in February and the ship is beautiful....

We were on in February and the ship is beautiful. Not too big but big enough. Really enjoyed our trip thru the Canal. It compared very favorably to Summit which is the same size. I have a review...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 4th, 2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By shofer
We did this cruise this past February 7-17, 2007....

We did this cruise this past February 7-17, 2007. We did not do any excursions in Panama but stayed on the ship until we docked @ Colon. Then we went inside to look at all the native handicrafts...
Forum: Hotels August 22nd, 2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,378
Posted By shofer
We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express last...

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express last February on SR-84 which cost us $180 including taxes, etc thru Priceline.

We are currently booked thru Princess in the Marriott North which is some...
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