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Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 8th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By cricketgal
I hear that there are significant delays...

I hear that there are significant delays debarking Liberty if the itinerary includes Belize. Apparently customs checks everybody thoroughly and not unusual to have people still waiting to disembark...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 17th, 2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By cricketgal
We do traditional dining on Princess, as well as...

We do traditional dining on Princess, as well as on RCCL, but prefer Princess for food and service quality and also meal times (Late seating is 8:00 instead of 8:30). Dining rooms are bigger and...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal December 16th, 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,445
Posted By cricketgal
St Maarten is so friendly and easy to get around...

St Maarten is so friendly and easy to get around that I would just get a taxi and ask them to take you on a tour, probably much cheaper and more personal. Sunset Beach, where the planes fly close...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal December 16th, 2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By cricketgal
We LOVED the Parrot Club when we were there last...

We LOVED the Parrot Club when we were there last year. It is a short walk up the hill, a few streets behind the Sheraton Old San Juan. The authentic but safe to eat food, drinks, ambience, music...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 3rd, 2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By cricketgal
We did Crown last Jan and like the other poster,...

We did Crown last Jan and like the other poster, liked it so much we are going again 1/25 on different itinerary from last year. Ship is very elegant and service was the best. We did Traditional...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 31st, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By cricketgal
We were just on Crown last week and it was our...

We were just on Crown last week and it was our best cruise ever. We have been on 6 RCCL, 1 Celebrity and 2 Princess and would likely stick with Princess from now on. MUCH better service and food on...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 31st, 2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By cricketgal
We were just on the Crown last week and loved it...

We were just on the Crown last week and loved it so much that we also booked Ft Lauderdale itinerary for next Jan.

Re those ports, have been to St Thomas and St Maarten and love both. Both are...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 6th, 2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,031
Posted By cricketgal
I have been on various RCCL ships with promenades...

I have been on various RCCL ships with promenades Iincl AOS) and never heard of that and I usually spend some time on the promenade the 1st day. There are various booths promoting soda cards, wine...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 6th, 2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By cricketgal
We just stayed at the Hyatt in Jan (great hotel...

We just stayed at the Hyatt in Jan (great hotel by the way) and I had checked with Enterprise and they said we could not drop off car at hotel, that it was a kiosk location only. Perhaps you should...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports August 15th, 2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,389
Posted By cricketgal
Limo service from Ft Myers

We will be staying with friends in Ft Myers prior to Freedom cruise in Jan. We want to find a reputable, reasonable limo company to use from Ft Myers to Miami. Any suggestions are appreciated and...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 7th, 2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By cricketgal
We had the same concern when we went on Princess...

We had the same concern when we went on Princess this past January but our fears were unfounded as we loved Princess, even though we were avid RCCL cruisers before that. On Princess you have a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 16th, 2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By cricketgal
RCCL website is still showing Montego bay not...

RCCL website is still showing Montego bay not Ocho Rios? Where are you getting that info from?
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 23rd, 2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,899
Posted By cricketgal
I agree with the last two posters with regard to...

I agree with the last two posters with regard to staying in Long Beach, rather than San Pedro. We also stayed at the Hilton and it was great, one of the nicest hotel rooms I have ever had. Dinner...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 15th, 2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
I can't remember the Captains name but I'm pretty...

I can't remember the Captains name but I'm pretty sure he was from England. As was the Cruise Director, whose name was Billy Hygate. We found him very entertaining and he has a great singing voice...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 12th, 2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
Re cabins, we had a balcony cabin mid ship on the...

Re cabins, we had a balcony cabin mid ship on the Caribe deck and it was great. This deck has larger balconies than the other decks but still has half privacy and half open. There is enough room...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 10th, 2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
Re flight time, 11:12 sounds like it's pushing...

Re flight time, 11:12 sounds like it's pushing it. Way too early. Our flights were changed to Noon and we changed airlines to get a 1:25 PM flight. On our cruise, the first people off the ship...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 8th, 2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
There are lots of good places for a meet and...

There are lots of good places for a meet and mingle on this ship. Explorers Lounge is very central on the 7th floor (Promenade deck) which is the "main" deck. Crooners Bar in the Lobby would also...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 7th, 2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
Glad my post put your mind at ease Marguerite. ...

Glad my post put your mind at ease Marguerite. We personally have not cruised with HA but from what I have heard from those who have cruised both, they tend to prefer Princess usually. I'm not sure...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 6th, 2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,370
Posted By cricketgal
I agree with the other posters that the Caribe is...

I agree with the other posters that the Caribe is a great location and the balcony was big. I missed having a couch in the room but the fridge was a good size. Once you get used to doing the "cabin...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 6th, 2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By cricketgal
When we were there last year we asked and they...

When we were there last year we asked and they said when the landlord did the renovations, he wouldn't renew their lease so they left. What a shame, it was a great place. The other "Canadian" place...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 6th, 2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
You will love Sapphire. We did the Traditional...

You will love Sapphire. We did the Traditional Dining, as we like to have the same server every night and get to know them. We also had fantastic tablemates around our own age (early 50s) that we...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 5th, 2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,106
Posted By cricketgal
Just off Sapphire-any questions?

Just returned off the Sapphire Princess yesterday (Feb 4th) and it was great. It was our first Princess cruise and we were not sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised and new fans of...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff January 10th, 2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By cricketgal
Mexico food safety

Wondering whether or not it is safe to eat food and drinks with ice in major chain restaurants in Mexico, such as Cabo Wabo and Senor Frogs?

Also, do they sell bottled alcoholic beverages such as...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 9th, 2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By cricketgal
Jamaica is one place that I would strictly book...

Jamaica is one place that I would strictly book tours through the cruiseline only. The locals can be very agressive and safety should be your first priority. If you are doing Dunns River Falls, I...
Forum: Mexico January 9th, 2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,768
Posted By cricketgal
Food and ice safe in Mexico?

Wondering whether or not it is safe to eat food and drinks with ice in major chain restaurants in Mexico, such as Cabo Wabo and Senor Frogs?

Also, do they sell bottled alcoholic beverages such as...
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