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Forum: All Things Cruising February 10th, 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By PeterC
We were in Juneau once in August and the temp was...

We were in Juneau once in August and the temp was pushing 80. My lightest shirt was flannel! So, you never know what to expect.
Forum: All Things Cruising February 6th, 2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By PeterC
I feel the best balcony cabins for us are the...

I feel the best balcony cabins for us are the covered balconies. Then we can enjoy the views even if (when) it's raining.
Forum: All Things Cruising January 20th, 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
Nah, I wasn't ready for any deposits. I chose a...

Nah, I wasn't ready for any deposits. I chose a category, and in this case it was the cheapest category, to see how the pricing panned out. I knew all along I'd end up with a higher category. I...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 18th, 2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
Yup, checked them among others. Same price...

Yup, checked them among others. Same price everywhere and I'm quite surprised. Now the category I was asking about is sold out (at least per the last couple of inquiries).
Forum: All Things Cruising January 8th, 2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
I have already chosen the ship, date, ...

I have already chosen the ship, date, itinerary, cabin category for this cruise. My main search now was to get the best pricing and maybe a better cabin location in the category. But it seems...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 8th, 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
Thanks for the info. We've cruised before and...

Thanks for the info. We've cruised before and had an agent but they're no longer. I definitely believe in using a cruise specialist. What I've found however in my research has surprised me. ...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 7th, 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
We have no favorite line so want an agent who can...

We have no favorite line so want an agent who can look at all lines.
Forum: All Things Cruising January 5th, 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By PeterC
Cruise travel agents

It's been a while, too long, since our last cruise and the agent we used before is no longer around. Can y'all throw some good cruise specialist travel agent firms in my direction?
Thanks
Forum: First-Time Cruisers September 9th, 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By PeterC
You say you're a bookworm and like to write? ...

You say you're a bookworm and like to write? Well, find a nice and quiet corner of the ship and do just that, read and write. There are a ton of activities on a ship but you won't be forced to...
Forum: Alaska July 8th, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By PeterC
I was the opposite and thought the train part of...

I was the opposite and thought the train part of the trip was better. This is why it's hard to make suggestions. We're all different in what we like and dislike. Hard to go wrong though, it's...
Forum: Alaska July 7th, 2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By PeterC
Alaska season is from May thru Sept basically....

Alaska season is from May thru Sept basically. Best weather usually June July Aug I'd say.
I would suggest going to Glacier Bay. This means you could sail Princess again. HAL and NCL go there too....
Forum: Disney June 19th, 2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By PeterC
Having grown up in SoCal, I loved going to...

Having grown up in SoCal, I loved going to Disneyland. In fact, when I was really little I actually met Walt there. What a thrill that was.
But for me, a Disney cruise wouldn't work. The...
Forum: Alaska April 2nd, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By PeterC
I'm with Paul. First Alaskan cruise go to...

I'm with Paul. First Alaskan cruise go to Glacier Bay. We loved it even more than when we visited Hubbard Glacier (which ain't bad, believe me).
This would eliminate some cruise lines too. One...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers March 19th, 2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By PeterC
I'd say that with a port intensive itinerary and...

I'd say that with a port intensive itinerary and being social probably a balcony not needed. Of course only you know how your claustrophobia can effect you. I've never had an inside cabin (yet)...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers March 18th, 2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By PeterC
You'll be getting polar opinions on this...

You'll be getting polar opinions on this question. I think it's worth the extra price and others will be 180 opposite.
Where are you going? This could make a difference for you. To me, Alaska...
Forum: Alaska December 10th, 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By PeterC
I suppose one of the first questions is what's...

I suppose one of the first questions is what's ones definition of a smaller ship.
The "smallest" ship we cruised in Alaska was HAL's Zaandam. Awesome.
I think Celebrity would be a good choice too...
Forum: Alaska December 8th, 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,044
Posted By PeterC
It's a tough decision. I'm with Donna about...

It's a tough decision. I'm with Donna about this. Alaska for me a balcony cabin is a must. We spend a lot of time on the balcony watching the world go by, whether near the shore or not (there...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 9th, 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By PeterC
I wouldn't go out of my way to book a cruise for...

I wouldn't go out of my way to book a cruise for a celebrity (Although I do wish I was on that Moody Blues Cruise) but about 20 years ago we were on a cruise and there was a Cincinnati Reds fan...
Forum: Alaska August 7th, 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By PeterC
For Ketchikan I would suggest the Duck tour. ...

For Ketchikan I would suggest the Duck tour. Your daughters will love it, especially if you get them the duck call devices they'll sell you. It's fun for adults too. They do a tour of the town...
Forum: Celebrity June 7th, 2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By PeterC
If she reads this message board the she's going...

If she reads this message board the she's going to figure out the surprise pretty quickly! :wink:
Forum: Alaska May 17th, 2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,554
Posted By PeterC
That's a tough question to answer since we all...

That's a tough question to answer since we all have such different opinions on what we love about cruising, especially Alaska.
There are tons of things to do on the ship, including my favorite, ...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 3rd, 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,317
Posted By PeterC
Ooh, I'd want to see Richie Havens too! ;) ...

Ooh, I'd want to see Richie Havens too! ;)
James Tayor and ZZ Top have done cruises so I wouldn't be surprised these days who might show up.
"Ladies and gentlemen, Celebrity cruises proudly...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 2nd, 2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,317
Posted By PeterC
I'd have loved to go on this cruise. And a Joan...

I'd have loved to go on this cruise. And a Joan Baez cruise would be nice too. FYI, go to YouTube. There are a lot of videos posted of the Moody's, Greg Lake, Zombies, etc performances from this...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 4th, 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By PeterC
Friends were on the Golden Princess on the hawaii...

Friends were on the Golden Princess on the hawaii 14 day round trip cruise and they did show the Awards on MUTS. It was really cold out however and they found it was being shown inside somewhere so...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 3rd, 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,562
Posted By PeterC
We've never heard any amorous adventures from...

We've never heard any amorous adventures from adjoining cabins however once when my Mother-in-law was on a cruise with us and in the cabin next to ours, as we were getting reading for dinner my wife...
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