Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Search Forums
Register Forgot Password?

Showing results 1 to 25 of 411
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: big apple
Forum: Holland America October 6th, 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,426
Posted By big apple
Have no problem with Holland marking wine with a...

Have no problem with Holland marking wine with a reasonable profit margin however they could very well have some inexpensive wine to choose from with the same mark up instead of starting well above...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 5th, 2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,322
Posted By big apple
Sad to hear that Olympic has gone down hill and...

Sad to hear that Olympic has gone down hill and my experience was several yrs.ago however this award was just recently received and I would guess that some corrections have been made.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 4th, 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,322
Posted By big apple
If you had tried the Olympic alternative...

If you had tried the Olympic alternative restaurant you would have had an outstanding meal and just this week they received the award as the best alternative of all main line cruises Am elite and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 31st, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By big apple
Last time I wanted special expensive tequila went...

Last time I wanted special expensive tequila went to distributor a couple of blocks off main street and saved 50%from those on the main street.Taxis know the name.
Forum: Holland America July 28th, 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,426
Posted By big apple
I have always taken more than one bottle of wine...

I have always taken more than one bottle of wine and it has never been taken period.
Forum: Holland America July 11th, 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,633
Posted By big apple
Enforce the dress code at the entry to the dining...

Enforce the dress code at the entry to the dining room and advise that there are many other options for dinner on any night.A couple of years ago I ran a survey on Holland reference formal nights and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 5th, 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By big apple
Love the free wash and priority boarding on...

Love the free wash and priority boarding on tenders and in particular in Belize where there is a somewhat long ride. Have not seen any speed up in luggage delivery.For the record on Celebrity you...
Forum: Celebrity June 25th, 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,003
Posted By big apple
Celebrity may have on their web site but do they...

Celebrity may have on their web site but do they enforce with any regularity?
Forum: Celebrity June 25th, 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,003
Posted By big apple
Just a quick mention of Celebrity's web site: ...

Just a quick mention of Celebrity's web site:

Note that T-shirts, swimsuits, robes, bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps and pool wear are not allowed in the main restaurant or specialty...
Forum: Celebrity June 23rd, 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,003
Posted By big apple
Based on the attire I have seen in the Lido, I am...

Based on the attire I have seen in the Lido, I am in agreement with enforcing the dress code in all restaurants on the ship and not just the Lido.There are adequate eating places that you may remain...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 11th, 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By big apple
We were on Splendor for 49 days around South...

We were on Splendor for 49 days around South America in ocean view and found this ship to be one of our best cruises on Carnival They were going into ports they had never visited and did an excellent...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 23rd, 2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 993
Posted By big apple
Totally agree with you as the Bahamas certainly...

Totally agree with you as the Bahamas certainly not like when we first visited in the late 50,s and early 60,s. Paradise Island was an island only with no hotels and you took a small boat for a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 18th, 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 993
Posted By big apple
Have been on both lines several times and if...

Have been on both lines several times and if ports visited are important your two choices RCCL wins hands down . You have not indicated which ships are involved and this in my opinion also would...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 13th, 2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By big apple
Would suggest another cruise line in the future...

Would suggest another cruise line in the future which will follow thru with special occasions and I say this with experience in this regard
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 21st, 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,277
Posted By big apple
Totally agree with you however they must not...

Totally agree with you however they must not worry as much on Celebrity and Holland about losing customers and as you well know Holland owned by Carnival.would like to see Carnival run a survey on...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 20th, 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,277
Posted By big apple
Nice shorts ok but not ball caps , workout shorts...

Nice shorts ok but not ball caps , workout shorts and t shirts with cut out arm pits. Sorry cannot agree with these other posts and will stay with Holland and Celebrity where the dress code is more...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 12th, 2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By big apple
Next wave of add on expenses

As a seasoned cruiser am curious your opinion what new add ons will most ships be looking at.Early boarding charge,show charges,etc.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 4th, 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By big apple
there are sites out there which will tell you...

there are sites out there which will tell you when the price drops on any catagory however am not able to post as they will not allow.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 1st, 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,239
Posted By big apple
Ask the complainers if this does not beat staying...

Ask the complainers if this does not beat staying at home? you have them either way. Right?
Forum: Holland America January 22nd, 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By big apple
We are very fond of Holland and have over 130...

We are very fond of Holland and have over 130 days on numerous ships however would suggest that you look at the reviews on this ship and form your own opinion
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 22nd, 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By big apple
If my memory serves me correctly it was not that...

If my memory serves me correctly it was not that many years ago when they separated both the port charges and the taxes and now have combined basic charge and port into one figure and taxes show as...
Forum: Celebrity January 11th, 2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By big apple
Do you have any idea how many people "stiff" the...

Do you have any idea how many people "stiff" the hard working waiters and room attendants? We have been cruising since the early 50.s prior to Carnival and have seen this too many times and it is no...
Forum: Celebrity September 21st, 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By big apple
Am a big fan of celebrity however lived in alaska...

Am a big fan of celebrity however lived in alaska for 18 years and can say princess is the line of choice as they have total control of their passengers with their own lodges and train car for trips...
Forum: Celebrity July 21st, 2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By big apple
yOU ARE EVERY SITE .WHAT SHIP ARE YOU ON?

yOU ARE EVERY SITE .WHAT SHIP ARE YOU ON?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 10th, 2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,630
Posted By big apple
Carnival will be facing a real competitive...

Carnival will be facing a real competitive situation from RCL and others if they do not follow Carnival and does this apply to all the lines owned by carnival?The travel agents got around the same...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 411

 
Forum Jump
 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:43 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1