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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 5th, 2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By SharHite
Good point. Let them discover the toilets that...

Good point. Let them discover the toilets that aren't wuite working right and the dining room teams that haven't gotten used to each other yet.

I'm sure that on a 2 night cruise, they won't have...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 4th, 2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By SharHite
My ship has come in

The Ruby Princess has arrived in Fort Lauderdale today. We will be driving down on Friday to board the ship on Saturday. It will be great to get away from work for a week.

I am a bit bummed...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 14th, 2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By SharHite
On the Carnival Inspiration that left on Sept 8...

On the Carnival Inspiration that left on Sept 8 out of Tampa, we visited Progresso instead of Grand Cayman. Some people complained about rough seas, but I thought they were really mild compared to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By SharHite
Looks like IKE is haded more toward the gulf now....

Looks like IKE is haded more toward the gulf now. It may even interfere with us getting back to Tampa. Not to worry. I can live with an extra day at sea if I have to...

The storm I am stressing...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By SharHite
Normally, I start packing about a week before. ...

Normally, I start packing about a week before. But this time, I have not yet even started and we leave early tomorrow morning to drive down to Tampa. So I'd better get to packing. (Just hope the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 28th, 2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By SharHite
I frequently pay my TA with cash or check. My TA...

I frequently pay my TA with cash or check. My TA then sends an agency check to the cruise lines. Once she gets a confirmation from them that they received the deposit, she emails me a copy of that...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 27th, 2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By SharHite
Talk to your TA on Monday, but don't panic. I...

Talk to your TA on Monday, but don't panic. I have been sitting in my TA's office while she called a payment in to the cruise line. She received the confirmation fax showing that the payment was...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 25th, 2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,139
Posted By SharHite
You will be Platinum when you sail your 10th...

You will be Platinum when you sail your 10th Carnival cruise.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 24th, 2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,139
Posted By SharHite
Past passenger discount is not available on all...

Past passenger discount is not available on all sailings, but make sure the person booking your cruise knows if you are a past passenger on Carnival or one of the sibling lines like Princess, HAL,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 23rd, 2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,680
Posted By SharHite
We live in a rather modest home for our income...

We live in a rather modest home for our income and use the money on travel and savings rather than house payments. I would much rather cruise than live in a fancy house. and I want to continue...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 21st, 2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,020
Posted By SharHite
We tend to spread the wealth amongst the...

We tend to spread the wealth amongst the different cruise lines (notice that I have 4 cruises booked on 4 different lines). We do have Platinum status on Carnival because we like them for quick...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 21st, 2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By SharHite
For our March Hawaii cruise, we looked at HAL and...

For our March Hawaii cruise, we looked at HAL and Princess. However, we ended out booking Celebrity. We were offered a Concierge class cabin and an onboard credit and that sealed the deal for us.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 21st, 2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,849
Posted By SharHite
I have gotten excellent reception with my AT&T...

I have gotten excellent reception with my AT&T phone on most of the islands in the Caribbean. However, except for Puerto Rico and USVI, you have to have international roaming enabled and you will...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 21st, 2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By SharHite
I started sailing in 1997 and I have sailed 10...

I started sailing in 1997 and I have sailed 10 Carnival cruises so far:

Celebration (3)
Fantasy
Glory (2)
Jubilee
Sensation
Tropicale
Victory
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 20th, 2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,774
Posted By SharHite
I thought they put an initial reserve of $250 on...

I thought they put an initial reserve of $250 on the card. Then, when you got close to that amount in charges, they requested another reserve. I know they didn't hold $2500 for a 10 day cruise...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 19th, 2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By SharHite
Normally, I make vague plans for each day, but...

Normally, I make vague plans for each day, but these are subject to change if I get interested in something else. However, for my September cruise, I am doing a lot more planning. About half of the...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 19th, 2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By SharHite
My TA usually calls me a couple of weeks in...

My TA usually calls me a couple of weeks in advance to ask if I want to run it through on the same card or pay it in some other way. If she doesn't call, I call her. I would get in touch with your...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 19th, 2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By SharHite
I fell in love with cruising watching the love...

I fell in love with cruising watching the love boat. Unfortunately, it wasn't until 1997 that I finally convinced my husband to go on a cruise. He thought he would be totally bored and only went...
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,467
Posted By SharHite
I would love to do a really long cruise. ...

I would love to do a really long cruise. Unfortunately, I still work and even taking a 2 week vacation is difficult. As soon as I retire (in about 10 years), I want to do a world cruise. I can...
Forum: Holland America July 19th, 2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,942
Posted By SharHite
Most of the stuff you mentioned I wouldn't pay...

Most of the stuff you mentioned I wouldn't pay for anyway. I'm just not into specialty coffees and gym classes. And I dohn't think HAL is nickel and diming people any worse than the other lines.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 19th, 2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By SharHite
One time, we were tendering in Belize. Our shore...

One time, we were tendering in Belize. Our shore excursion had troubles with one of the boats on the Lamanai river and we were a very late getting back to the port. Due to tides and weather, the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 19th, 2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By SharHite
The pics were nice, but they need to work on the...

The pics were nice, but they need to work on the color scheme of the site a bit. Medium blue print on a darker blue background is difficult to view with older eyes, especially with the tiny font.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 17th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By SharHite
I've been watching my September cruise on the...

I've been watching my September cruise on the Inspiration for a long time. The price has just gone up and up. Right now, the price for one (when you add in the taxes, fuel surcharges, etc.) is only...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 15th, 2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By SharHite
First off, many ships are sailing full and there...

First off, many ships are sailing full and there is no guarantee they will have a cabin for you. You wouldn't want to arrive at the port and discover that there were no cabins available. Second,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 14th, 2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By SharHite
Thanks for the information, everybody. I have...

Thanks for the information, everybody. I have passed it along to my group. We are now 8 weeks out and they're all getting excited.
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