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Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 23rd, 2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By kandajones
Yikes, it certainly sounds like you are going to...

Yikes, it certainly sounds like you are going to have some interesting stories to tell. At least they will put you in good stead for dinner time conversations around the table when you get back onto...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 21st, 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By kandajones
:( Same ship, same itinerary, same age group,...

:( Same ship, same itinerary, same age group, love Chicago, but booked on the August 13th voyage - d'oh!

However if you want any info please feel free to ask. For your ports, we can advise that...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 19th, 2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By kandajones
Just out of interest, when comparing the prices,...

Just out of interest, when comparing the prices, is it correct think that the prices quoted in the US EXCLUDE port taxes? In the UK they are included, and I was wondering about the rest of the world,...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 19th, 2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By kandajones
I would have agreed were it not for the fact that...

I would have agreed were it not for the fact that the prices for US branded ships started rising rapidly a couple of years back & haven't changed. For example Princess used to be around the 70pppn...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 18th, 2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By kandajones
It is strange that you should ask, we have the...

It is strange that you should ask, we have the GBP which is still quite strong against the USD but the US ships look VERY expensive at the moment and we would have expected the opposite to apply.
I...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 17th, 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By kandajones
Hi Achird, yep same shell, but completely...

Hi Achird, yep same shell, but completely different interior to her Princess cousins. We are looking forward to our cruise on Royal later this year as we love Princess, so it will be interesting to...
Forum: P & O Cruises March 8th, 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By kandajones
part 3 of 3

part 3 of 3
Forum: P & O Cruises March 8th, 2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By kandajones
part 2 of 3

part 2 of 3
Forum: P & O Cruises March 8th, 2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By kandajones
to whet your appetite

I have posted a few more pics from around the ship which will hopefully be of interest. My top tip so far, for those who like to try Real Ales, is to look at the foldout inside the back cover of the...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 6th, 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By kandajones
Well she's not as ugly as I had been expecting :)...

Well she's not as ugly as I had been expecting :)

Alan.
Forum: P & O Cruises March 5th, 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By kandajones
As Bernie said, hope you have a great time on the...

As Bernie said, hope you have a great time on the Maiden, and I look forward to hearing all about it.

Alan.
Forum: All Things Cruising March 1st, 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Poll: Cruise poll
Views: 482
Posted By kandajones
Shame there wasn't a 'Quality of passenger'...

Shame there wasn't a 'Quality of passenger' option ;)
Forum: Cunard February 24th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By kandajones
The only issue we really had with that was if you...

The only issue we really had with that was if you didn't want to go & see the show/entertainer in the theatre & weren't into ballroom dancing, then there was a gap in the evening as there was no...
Forum: Cunard February 23rd, 2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By kandajones
A pleasure, hope you found it helpful, are you...

A pleasure, hope you found it helpful, are you thinking of giving Cunard a go? The reason I ask is that QE & QV are very different beasts to the more traditional QM2, so if you have any follow up...
Forum: Cunard February 22nd, 2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By kandajones
As with all entertainment, it really does come...

As with all entertainment, it really does come down to individual taste so it's a little unfair for an individual to say how 'good' it is. Having said that I don't expect that anyone has ever come...
Forum: All Things Cruising February 20th, 2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By kandajones
My main Winter memory of Chicago was when I was...

My main Winter memory of Chicago was when I was working there for Wesley Jessen. I was part of a UK team there after a merger, and woke up one morning after heavy snowfall (well heavy to us). We were...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers February 5th, 2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By kandajones
I would fully support David's comments re a lot...

I would fully support David's comments re a lot of websites, remember it is human nature to only speak (or post) if they want to complain about something rather than giving useful or lifting...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers February 3rd, 2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By kandajones
I was thinking more of the scratch cards & drinks...

I was thinking more of the scratch cards & drinks pushers in the shows & casino, they really p*ssed us off :twisted: that was VERY true. Hopefully, based on your comments, they are not so bad now.
...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers February 3rd, 2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By kandajones
Hi there, I'm not sure that I would pick NCL for...

Hi there, I'm not sure that I would pick NCL for the sort of experience that will keep your husband happy.
Okay so with NCL we have only been on the Jade, but based on that I would urge you to look...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 27th, 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By kandajones
I have to say that although I still visit the...

I have to say that although I still visit the site daily, over the last 9 months there seem to be less & less cruise related questions, or at least ones that I can help with. I do still post as &...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 25th, 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By kandajones
Hi there, don't worry you are not alone, this...

Hi there, don't worry you are not alone, this apparently is quite a common condition, basically your body & mind have adjuseted quite happily to the motion of the ship, so when you are back on solid...
Forum: Cunard January 25th, 2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By kandajones
Hi there, from attending the behind the scenes...

Hi there, from attending the behind the scenes presentations, I understand that apart from the highly skilled lighting & sounds technicians along with maintenance & seamstress teams, the rest of the...
Forum: Azamara Cruises January 4th, 2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,556
Posted By kandajones
So glad that this post re-appeared as it reminded...

So glad that this post re-appeared as it reminded me that I did promise to come back with a factual answer. So here it is ...

Entertainment
- Dance Troupe. Given the restricted area available on...
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 12th, 2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By kandajones
Terrible news, thoughts go out to their families,...

Terrible news, thoughts go out to their families, friends and work colleagues.

Alan
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 9th, 2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,429
Posted By kandajones
My wife has had a couple of 'incidents', the...

My wife has had a couple of 'incidents', the first was a steward who liked to visit the cabin to drop stuff off even if we had the 'Privacy Please' sign out, but he never got past the door. The other...
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