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Forum: Celebrity February 16th, 2007, 07:55 PM
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Posted By pooh1bear43113
Super Shuttle

We had booked Super Shuttle prior to our Hawaiian circle cruise last April in advance. We stayed in San Pedro at the Holiday Inn and they provided (if I'm not mistaken) transportation to Celebrity's...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal October 24th, 2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Thanks folks....

.....really appreciate your replies. Sure helps to know what to expect cost/wise and options before arriving.

Really appreciate you help.

Pooh
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal October 23rd, 2006, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Sorry -

Re my message about best way and cost to get to Orient Beach from pier: I meant to ask about taxis and buses!
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal October 23rd, 2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Orient Beach

We used Joyce Prince for transportation when we were on our last Eastern Caribbean cruise a couple of years ago. This year when we stop there in December, we want to take a cab to Orient Beach for...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 23rd, 2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By pooh1bear43113
NAVIGATOR OF THE SEAS DECEMBER 2, 2006: WHERE IS EVERYONE??

I've posted this inquiry on MOB thread - but it has received no response. Unbelieveable! Thought I'd give it a try on Royal Caribbean's board to see if I can find someone - anyone who's also...
Forum: Hotels October 17th, 2006, 12:56 PM
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Posted By pooh1bear43113
Holiday Inn Miami Airport

Don't know if you consider this recent or not - but we stayed there December 2004 prior to cruise out of Miami. The only good thing about it was that they provided airport pickup and delivery to the...
Forum: Hotels July 18th, 2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,991
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Holiday Inn Miami Airport

We stayed there December 2004 pre-cruise. We booked at $65 and the price included pickup at airport and transfer to pier on cruise day.

I would not recommend it. The staff - other than the...
Forum: Hotels July 18th, 2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,557
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Holiday Inn Biscayne Bay

We stayed at the HI Biscayne Bay last December and have booked again for this December's pre-cruise. It's a great location for enjoying the activities and shopping right across the street from the...
Forum: Hotels July 18th, 2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Might look at....

....the HOliday Inn at San Pedro. Don't know if they have park and sail or not - but they do have a garage....

We flew in this past April and they provided transport from airport to hotel to...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 11th, 2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,109
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Med. - My two cents worth

We've cruised in the Med. several times (sort of got started by accident LOL ).

We've been to Europe in August, September and May. If at all possible, I'd look for something in May or late...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 11th, 2006, 07:22 PM
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Views: 939
Posted By pooh1bear43113
We spent a week in Sardina one day!

Sardinia was on one of the first itineraries we booked in Europe. Was a very interesting stop - but we booked a shore excursion that took us literally miles and miles up into the mountains - to look...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 11th, 2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Parrot Mom

I'll second the great info we get from these sites...and fellow cruisers. Never been lead down the wrong path yet.

We had booked a Trans-Atlantic for November 24 while on Millie last May - but...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 11th, 2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,450
Posted By pooh1bear43113
hmmm... safety

hcat:

As Parrotmom said: Barcelona (and Rome and Florence and Naples) is just like all large cities (well.....probably any city these days :cry: ) - you stay aware of your surroundings at ALL...
Forum: Celebrity July 11th, 2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,829
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Iinfinity Sky Deck

We've cruised many times on the M class vessels (Infinity -3, Summit 3 & Millie 1)- in CC cat. cabins on deck 9 (Sky). First time we heard horror stories and were concerned. However, it was a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 27th, 2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By pooh1bear43113
FLL to Port of Miami

We used Larry's Limo Service (reserved in advance) for the trip between FLL a/p and Holiday Inn Biscayne Bay last December due to the amount of luggage we had - didn't want to use the shared shuttle....
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 19th, 2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,450
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Barcelona Taxi Tour

Parrotmom:

No - I contacted Barcelona Taxi Tour (think that's the name of the company) a year in advance of our cruise last May and they sent Aureillo to pick us up. I sent him a "thank you" for...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 18th, 2006, 04:42 PM
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Views: 3,450
Posted By pooh1bear43113
I recommend Auriello, too!

We've cruise in Europe several times in the past with the most recent being last May BCN to Venice on Millie.

That was the first time we used a private taxi service and Auriello was there waiting...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 18th, 2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Europe

We've not cruised Princess - only Primier (now defunct), RCL & Celebrity. We've done several Med. cruises with the most recent being Millie in May 2006. (Had planned to repeat in reverse next May,...
Forum: Alaska June 18th, 2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Agree with previous poster:

Drive from Skagway to Emerald Lake is beautiful - and most definitely you should print out Murray Lundberg's mile-post guide prior to your cruise.

We rented car months in advance from Avis (a...
Forum: Celebrity May 15th, 2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,133
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Any aft cabin....on any M Class ship

We booked our first aft cabin (9162) last year for a Millie Med. cruise. We booked one of these hard to come by cabins while on Summit in Alaska in May '04. Now we are spoiled. If you can get hold...
Forum: Hotels May 6th, 2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,146
Posted By pooh1bear43113
FLL to Miami Shuttle

There are shared shuttle services available at FLL. We wanted something firm last December so we booked Larry's Limo service a few months in advance.

He was waiting for us in baggage claim. The...
Forum: Celebrity May 6th, 2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,910
Posted By pooh1bear43113
Food

We were on the 4/9 LA/Hawaii Circle on Summit also. Our 4th time on Summit.

Yes, the waiting at the pier was a pain. But things happen. Celebrity personnel were (IMHO) doing the best they...
Forum: Celebrity May 6th, 2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,867
Posted By pooh1bear43113
FLL to Miami

We used Larry's Limo service for pickup at FLL last December....he was waiting for us at baggage claim - I believe the transfer from FLL to the Miami / Biscayne Bay Holiday Inn (across from the port)...
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii April 2nd, 2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,293
Posted By pooh1bear43113
International Market in Waikiki

I've read somewhere that the International Marketplace in Waikiki has been closed for extensive renovation - can anyone who has been there recently (Steve....is that you??????? :D ) tell me if it's...
Forum: Celebrity March 17th, 2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By pooh1bear43113
And if you ....

...are booked in suite or CC category cabin, there is a bottle of bubbly already on ice waiting for you in your cabin....a very nice touch IMHO.
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