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Forum: Holland America March 11th, 2007, 11:06 PM
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Posted By aussiegal
We went to the Holiday Inn Sunspree which is on...

We went to the Holiday Inn Sunspree which is on Palm/Eagle Beach. There are loads of resorts along that area and you could really pick anyone.

We chose the Holiday Inn because I am a member of...
Forum: Holland America March 11th, 2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By aussiegal
We called into a few of your ports last year on...

We called into a few of your ports last year on our way to the Amazon on the Veendam.

We visited Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco, Huatulco, Puntarenas Costa Rica, and Aruba.

We had a private tour...
Forum: Holland America March 5th, 2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By aussiegal
Re: I agree with jhannah -- meclizine is great

As Tamworth Travellers is from Australia, she will not be able to purchase Meclizine here. She will be given another sort of remedy for sea sickness.

Jennie
Forum: Holland America March 5th, 2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By aussiegal
Lisa, How exciting for you and Tom....

Lisa,

How exciting for you and Tom. Congratulations on your 30th. What date was your wedding? Our anniversary is coming up, 4th April and we will have been married 43 years. :)

I don't know...
Forum: Holland America March 5th, 2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By aussiegal
We did a wonderful cruise on the Veendam in...

We did a wonderful cruise on the Veendam in September/October that went down the coast of Mexico and called in at Cabo San Lucas, Acapulco and Huatalco.

In Cabo San Lucas it was so hot and...
Forum: Holland America March 4th, 2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By aussiegal
By the way, Tamworth Travellers welcome to the...

By the way, Tamworth Travellers welcome to the Board. I see that was your first posting.

I am sure you will learn heaps about cruising from this Board. Just ask away and there certainly will be...
Forum: Holland America March 4th, 2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By aussiegal
By your name I am wondering if you are an Aussie....

By your name I am wondering if you are an Aussie. If so a lot of the medications that are being moted on this Board are not available here at home.

We have crossed the Tasman and we did not...
Forum: Holland America March 3rd, 2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By aussiegal
Sail and Bob, That is the correct address...

Sail and Bob,

That is the correct address for HAL.

Jennie
Forum: Holland America March 3rd, 2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By aussiegal
[[/quote] Are you doing the 30-day Hawaii/South...

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Are you doing the 30-day Hawaii/South Pacific on the Ryndam, leaving from San Diego on January 6, 2008? If so, we're gonna be on the same sailing!

Blue skies ...

--rita[/quote]
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Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,672
Posted By aussiegal
Over here we have limits on carry on luggage. It...

Over here we have limits on carry on luggage. It is not supposed to weigh more than 5kg, which is around 11lbs.

When we went on our last trip to the U.S. in September, we were stopped at our...
Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By aussiegal
Bob, It could have been Balnarring or Barwon...

Bob,

It could have been Balnarring or Barwon Heads. Also Bemm River but that is not the sort of town that a Home Beautiful house would be built in. I cannot think of any other seaside town.
...
Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By aussiegal
Bob, Could your friends have moved to...

Bob,

Could your friends have moved to Portsea, Sorrento or Lorne, Anglesea or Airey's Inlet. They are all well known towns on our coast, where a home could be built that was worthy of being in a...
Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By aussiegal
When are you going to visit us down here again? ...

When are you going to visit us down here again? Melbourne is a great city and we are about to have the Grand Prix here in two weeks time, followed by the World Swimming Championships followed by the...
Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,776
Posted By aussiegal
I have two favourites HAL ships, one is the...

I have two favourites HAL ships, one is the lovely small Prinsendam and the other is the Veendam. After being on the Veendam for 34 days, one couldn't help but love her.

Stephen Card took us on...
Forum: Holland America March 2nd, 2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By aussiegal
We truly have never been on a bad cruise or a bad...

We truly have never been on a bad cruise or a bad vacation. I don't know if we are too easily pleased or what but I just love being away from the normal day to day activities in our lives and being...
Forum: Holland America March 1st, 2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,672
Posted By aussiegal
Jim, gsel and crabbie1, What a wonderful way...

Jim, gsel and crabbie1,

What a wonderful way to cruise, being a Guest Lecturer on Packing. I would love that! :)

Truly though, I am a very organized person and I have a list of clothes on...
Forum: Holland America March 1st, 2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By aussiegal
I have emailed Ship's Services quite a few times...

I have emailed Ship's Services quite a few times for different reasons.

Once, I wanted to organize the Pinnacle Grill, another time I wanted to order some wine for our cabin and thirdly I needed...
Forum: Holland America March 1st, 2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,672
Posted By aussiegal
When flying to Europe from Australia, it doesn't...

When flying to Europe from Australia, it doesn't matter what class you are flying in, whether it is First, Business or Economy, one is only allowed one suitcase. The difference in the classes is that...
Forum: Holland America March 1st, 2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By aussiegal
We use both private tours and ship's excursions. ...

We use both private tours and ship's excursions. It depends on what port we are in, if there are reputable guides and how long we will be there.

On our Amazon cruise, there was one excursion put...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 1st, 2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By aussiegal
First of all you need to look into the Air New...

First of all you need to look into the Air New Zealand schedules as they are the airline that flies between Papeete and the Cook Islands.

I know they only fly certain days of the week and then I...
Forum: Holland America February 28th, 2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By aussiegal
Re: What Would Be Your Dream Charter Cruise?

We would be with you on this Jim. We love good food and wine and could not think of anything better than cruising with some top chefs.

The only drawback would be our weight after eating so much...
Forum: Holland America February 28th, 2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By aussiegal
My favourite Captain would have to be Halle Thon...

My favourite Captain would have to be Halle Thon Gundersen. He has a fantastic personality and is very personable. He loves the Prinsendam which he has been with since it was first designed back in...
Forum: Holland America February 28th, 2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By aussiegal
We certainly thought of a cruise when we...

We certainly thought of a cruise when we celebrated our 40th Wedding Anniversary back in 2004. :)

I had always wanted to visit Tahiti and see the islands and could not think of any better way...
Forum: Holland America February 28th, 2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By aussiegal
Re: Brand New Member

Welcome to the Boards and to HAL. We had a wonderful 34 day cruise on the Veendam last September/October. We couldn't fault the ship, crew, food etc. The Captain was very personable and his Chief...
Forum: Holland America February 28th, 2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,356
Posted By aussiegal
We have two favourites. I hope I am allowed to...

We have two favourites. I hope I am allowed to put both down.

The first was last September when we cruised on the lovely Veendam from Vancouver, down the coast of the U.S. Mexico, and Costa...
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