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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 25th, 2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By dude_hdt
I did take a Kindle last December loaded with...

I did take a Kindle last December loaded with lots of books...but so much stuff to do and see on the ship that I didn't get very many pages read. I guess that's a good thing.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,924
Posted By dude_hdt
That doesn't sound right about ES either. We...

That doesn't sound right about ES either. We booked several cabins for Xmas 2011 cruise back in January 2011. Up to today, we've had 3 price adjustments due to prices being lowered thus far...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 23rd, 2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 26,422
Posted By dude_hdt
2 cruises ago, I forgot my suit for formal night....

2 cruises ago, I forgot my suit for formal night. I put the suit on the bed thinking the wife was going to put it into the garment bag...and she thought I already did so. I did bring slacks, nice...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 19th, 2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By dude_hdt
Conquest was great ship with great crew when we...

Conquest was great ship with great crew when we sailed her in Aug 2009. I'm thinking Magic will be better just for being newer with the latest bells and whistles and hopefully top notch crew. We'll...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 19th, 2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,105
Posted By dude_hdt
I prefer the 4 digit key that you can change...

I prefer the 4 digit key that you can change every time you close it. Just have your party agree to a convenient 4 digit number and everyone can get to it anytime.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 19th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By dude_hdt
I was in Belize on Dec 30th, 2010 on Voyager of...

I was in Belize on Dec 30th, 2010 on Voyager of the Seas. There were plenty of tenders serving 4 (or was it 5) cruise ships there that day. Didn't think there was a problem.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 15th, 2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,660
Posted By dude_hdt
Big plus for me. Now we can pack less. Number 4...

Big plus for me. Now we can pack less. Number 4 coming up this December on Magic...then 6 more and we're Platinum.

We went on RCI/Voyager last December and thought the food was poor compared to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,456
Posted By dude_hdt
I heard that there are some Mayan ruins in the...

I heard that there are some Mayan ruins in the middle of Cozumel that is a self guided walking tour. I just went to the beach last month when we were in Cozumel but saw on the taxi sign as an...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 4th, 2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By dude_hdt
Queen, You've hit the nail on the head!!! ...

Queen,

You've hit the nail on the head!!! I see signs of budget cuts everywhere when it came to onboard food. I voiced this to an 10+ yr employee and he whispered his agreement as saying it...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 3rd, 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By dude_hdt
Julia2011, I see from your signature that...

Julia2011,
I see from your signature that you've done lots of Carnivals. As you can see from my signature that I'm similar.

I just got off the Voyager yesterday and will do a long review in the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 26th, 2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,105
Posted By dude_hdt
The ship is one thing...but the "experience" has...

The ship is one thing...but the "experience" has to do with staff and fellow passengers.

One group of passengers from a certain embarkation city (lots of locals), has left me not wanting to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 25th, 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By dude_hdt
Merry Xmas to all!!! I was watching the...

Merry Xmas to all!!!

I was watching the Galveston Port camera and saw the Ecstasy set sail at 4pm. In 24 hours, I'll be in the same port and departing on Voyager of the Seas!!!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 24th, 2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,720
Posted By dude_hdt
Thanks for the info, folks. I fully agree with...

Thanks for the info, folks. I fully agree with the ban on personal irons onboard. Can't think of a scarier thing than a fire when you're hundreds of miles from shore. Everyone onboard is distracted...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 23rd, 2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,493
Posted By dude_hdt
I'll be boarding the other ship in Galveston on...

I'll be boarding the other ship in Galveston on the same day as you...Voyager of the Seas. My boarding pass said 2pm but I'll try to be there by 11am with hope that the port can process debarkation...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 23rd, 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,720
Posted By dude_hdt
Clothing iron on ship?

3 days until embarking...:D

Started packing and can't remember in the past if clothing iron is available in room or at designated places on board (laundry room). I recall something about safety...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 23rd, 2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,035
Posted By dude_hdt
Would it be fair to say that the newest ship of...

Would it be fair to say that the newest ship of any cruise line will usually have their best employees from other ships come over. Thereby, you'll pretty much have the "all-star" cast of crews for...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 22nd, 2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By dude_hdt
A friend had that fog ordeal last December. They...

A friend had that fog ordeal last December. They didn't leave Galveston for 2 days. I've been watching the weather. Looks like strong cold front pushing thru Saturday morning so Sunday morning...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 14th, 2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By dude_hdt
I just checked and see that Carnival Conquest is...

I just checked and see that Carnival Conquest is in port on the same day (12/26) as Voyager. Does Galveston port have the capability to process both ship's disembark/embark at the same time or will...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 13th, 2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By dude_hdt
Boarding time for Voyager in Gavleston?

I always try to get on the ship and start my vacation as early as possible. I've sailed with Carnival from Galveston several times in the past few yrs. I usually show up at 11am and be the first or...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 1st, 2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By dude_hdt
Camp Carnival separates kids into several age...

Camp Carnival separates kids into several age groups. They will put out a schedule for the entire trip with activities from hour to hour all day. You can choose to put the kids in for any or all...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 1st, 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By dude_hdt
Brings up interesting question...

Tipping before or after event is over?

I had a friend many years ago who's mom, whenever the whole family and me tagging along go out to dinner, she would always tip the wait staff immediately as...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 29th, 2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By dude_hdt
With all of the readings about Jamaica, we chose...

With all of the readings about Jamaica, we chose not to do any excursion there on our trip in mid August. We did get off the ship and shopped at the stores in the terminal. We just wanted coffee...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,937
Posted By dude_hdt
I've been on Celebrity and Carnival. My last 3...

I've been on Celebrity and Carnival. My last 3 on Carnival was purely because the port was so close to home, 1/2 hour driving distance.

The food on Celebrity was extremely better than Carnival. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 25th, 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By dude_hdt
What Zydecocruiser said is correct. I just got...

What Zydecocruiser said is correct. I just got back from a 7 day cruise on Conquest and there were plenty of advertisement sent to your room about such promotions.

The promotions also pointed out...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 24th, 2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By dude_hdt
One additional item that I wished I had on my...

One additional item that I wished I had on my cruise last week that wasn't on any list is an extension cord. I need a sleep apnea machine to sleep. The one plug was on the opposite end of the room...
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