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Forum: Celebrity July 24th, 2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: Gratuities pooled?

Thanks Kuki, this practice has come as surprise and disappointment to me.

I won't be tipping as well in the future and will be suggesting to Celebrity that they might as well add on a "service...
Forum: Celebrity July 23rd, 2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By Elaine
Gratuities pooled?

If you leave the tips in the envelopes in your cabin, will they reach the individual folks or are they put into a pool and divided up between all staff?

Usually we hand the envelopes to the staff...
Forum: Celebrity July 7th, 2005, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: Constellation, May 21, 2005

Hi Debbie,
My husband and I enjoyed the Constellation and hope to sail again with them. It was our first cruise with Celebrity, we have sailed frequently with Princess. Even though there were...
Forum: Celebrity July 6th, 2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By Elaine
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff July 5th, 2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Elaine
Re: Travel agents

I totally agree with Spike. I had the same travel agent for 10 years who then retired.

When she retired, it took at least 3 more cruises to find a TA to truly rely on, trust and feel content...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 28th, 2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: Celebrity Marketing

Hi all: thanks for the info. but I don't understand the purpose of this practice - how can this be good for a cruise line?

Won't the TAs just avoid promoting Celebrity in favor of other cruises...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 23rd, 2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: Celebrity Marketing

Many thanks for the info.
Forum: Celebrity June 23rd, 2005, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Elaine
Constellation, May 21, 2005

Hi all,
We sailed on the Constellation, May 21, 2005. Had a great trip and met great passengers. At the Cruise Connection party, we met a couple from our home state of MA. As the story goes, you...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 23rd, 2005, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Elaine
Constellation May 21, 2005

Hi all,
We sailed on the Constellation, May 2, 2005. Trip was very good. We met a couple at the CruiseConnection party from our home state of MA and would like to be in touch again with them. You...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff June 22nd, 2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Elaine
Celebrity Marketing

I love Celebrity but a friend tells me it (Celebrity cruise line) has implemented some policy or other that means their cruises will not be available at discounted prices.

What's the scoop on...
Forum: Hotels June 17th, 2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Elaine
Shuttle Long Beach & Celebrity dock?

Hi:

Anyone know of accommodation in or near San Pedro that has a shuttle service free or for charge that does both Long Beach airport and the Cruise terminal (for Celebrity ships)?

I can...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 12th, 2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Elaine
Re: Rooms on Star

Great choice! My husband and I just sailed the Star and had room C103 on Caribe deck.
Although the decks above can see half of your deck, this didn't bother us. The deck size was approx 10 x 10,...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 12th, 2005, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Elaine
Re: Baja or Caribe Balcony Cabins

Hello,
We just sailed the Star and had room C103 (cabibe deck)
These decks are the BEST! approx 10 x 10...they are not private though.
The balconies above you can look down on these decks, so if...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 8th, 2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Elaine
translantic weather

My husband and I are either sailing on the QM2 or the RSS Voyager on April 22 on a transatlantic cruise. What will the weather be like in the Northern Atlantic (QM2) and/or in the Mid Atlantic (RSS...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 13th, 2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: port of warnemude Germany

Hi Joe,
My husband and I are on the Constellation, May 21st. Are you also on that date.
Elaine
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 13th, 2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By Elaine
Re: Re: Re: Share St. Petersburg, Russia private tours? - Au

Wow, was I surprised to find out this morning on another board about the change in itineray for Celebrity. Now I'm very concerned about what I will be able to see in St Petersburg on a Monday. ...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing December 26th, 2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Elaine
Re: A Question For the Ladies - SLIPS

I always wear slips. As a matter of fact, with thin skirts (of which I have several) I will usually wear two or three slips just to be sure everything is opaque. My suggestion would be to buy several...
Forum: Entertainment on Ships November 5th, 2004, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By Elaine
Kevin Hughes CD

Where can I buy a Kevin Huges(comedian on Sapphire Princess) CD?
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines October 28th, 2004, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Elaine
Re: Norwegian Dawn?

Nancy, I am glad I could help. I shed a few tears the day we docked in NYC and we even thought of stowing away! ;o) I would say the phrase I would use to describe my cruise in a short sentence...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines October 28th, 2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By Elaine
Re: Norwegian Dawn?

We were on the Dawn's cruise from 10/10 - 10/17. It is our first cruise since we sailed on the Volendam for our honeymoon in 1979! I wish we had not stayed away from cruising for so long. We had a...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines October 28th, 2004, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By Elaine
Re: Beverage Prices

On the Norwegian Dawn they offered buckets of beer for 16 dollars, which was 5 beers to a bucket. It was very popular! I am not a big drinker, so I can only quote what I paid for martinis (classic...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal October 11th, 2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Elaine
Princess Cays..open or closed?

We are scheduled to leave this Saturday on our Eastern Caribbean cruise on The Caribbean Princess. Princess Cays is one of the stops on our itenerary. I've heard rumors that because of the recent...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing October 4th, 2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By Elaine
Re: Towels

Marian- Check out the web site www.cruisingcaddy.com. They have a product that holds a water bottle and has pockets for your camera, room key, etc. Looks like it would be great for shore excursions....
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing October 4th, 2004, 10:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 29,515
Posted By Elaine
Re:What are the things you wish you brought?

Thanks for all the advise everyone has written. Last night I ordered lights (palm trrees and parrots from partylights.com) for our balcony. How long of an extention cord do I need? We will be on the...
Forum: Hotels September 2nd, 2004, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Elaine
Re: Deerfield Buccaneer Apartments

My husband and I have stayed at the Deerfield Buccaneer at least 5-6 times and have enjoyed it very much. We stayed for 15 days each time, always in late November to mid-December. After that, the...
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