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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 19th, 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,221
Posted By xsbarbcat
Price reduction

WE booked early saver and past cruiser discounts, and bought trip insurance. Nearly had to cancel due to health issues, and was really glad about the insurance. When I noticed a price drop, I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 19th, 2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By xsbarbcat
Soon!!

Thaks for the post and great review. My daughter and I are going on May 1st:rolleyes: Hope we don't have anyone go missing. I hate those middle of the night pages:evil:
Barbara
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 13th, 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By xsbarbcat
Thumbs up Wahoo! Price reduction

I noticed the price on our May 1 Dream cruise was reduced, so I called my TA and we now have a $211 ship board credit. It certainly pays to ask.
Barbara:D
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 11th, 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By xsbarbcat
Western Carribean Ruins-preferences?

I'm going to try this again because I mistakenly :?: posted we were going the southern route. We are trying to decide which is the best ruins tour between Costa Maya and Belize. We're leaning toward...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 28th, 2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By xsbarbcat
tThe last cruise we were on, Splendor last...

tThe last cruise we were on, Splendor last spring, we were seated at a long bank of tables and after the first night, nobody showed up except us, and we couldn't get any service. We hadn't gotten...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 7th, 2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,946
Posted By xsbarbcat
One thing I haven't seen mentioned: I always...

One thing I haven't seen mentioned: I always travel with my daughter, who is a smoker, and I am not. She smokes out on the balcony and keeps our room smoke-free. We would never sailed without a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 15th, 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,712
Posted By xsbarbcat
First of all, I think Pocono Pug must never have...

First of all, I think Pocono Pug must never have experienced sea sickness. My first cruise I was fine, and it was rough. However cruises since then have caused me a problem. I use the patch.

As...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 9th, 2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By xsbarbcat
I think the flu is media hype. I know people who...

I think the flu is media hype. I know people who live in Mexico in the mission field and they say that on the average only one person in a household gets it. It is not as contageous as made out to...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 31st, 2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,945
Posted By xsbarbcat
Typically we use room service for late night...

Typically we use room service for late night snacks and tip a couple of dollars. Usually we skip breakfast and get mochas from the coffee bar. One morning we had a really early shore excursion and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 21st, 2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By xsbarbcat
Dreaming of The Dream

Can't wait. After returning from the Splendor in April, we needed something to look forward to. Sailing a brand new ship was so much fun, we we made reservations on The Dream in May of next year. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 29th, 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By xsbarbcat
Splendor last week-cell phone warning

Boy, we just made it back on the 26th.
The ship is beautiful, didn't think it was too glitzy at all. The food was better than previous cruises. And having that dome close over the lido deck is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 30th, 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By xsbarbcat
If you do the dolphin encounter whereyou walk...

If you do the dolphin encounter whereyou walk down into the water on a sunken walkway, wear water shoes. It was neat, but about killed my feet.
Had a neat experience where there was a little...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 28th, 2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,308
Posted By xsbarbcat
The straight scoop

Hi, its me again. I actually found them on line...go to shopping, gifts, specialty items. The coupons are 4 for 21.25 and are good for up to $5.25 on any drink. So......you don't save anything,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,308
Posted By xsbarbcat
Prepaid alcohol cards

I read here that you could get cards for ten drink of the day or regular mixed drinks. I just tried to find this on the Carnival web site, and found an answer to a question dated last August, and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,737
Posted By xsbarbcat
They discourage kids in the casino, and of course...

They discourage kids in the casino, and of course they would not be allowed to gamble.
A couple of years ago we were out around the pool. There were three or four older teen-young twenty year old...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 25th, 2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By xsbarbcat
Sems like I read on one of these board that...

Sems like I read on one of these board that Carnival is concerned about fire, and therefore, doesn't want irons in the rooms. I do have a steamer I have taken, and the wrinkle release works pretty...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 15th, 2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By xsbarbcat
Rather they were separate

I travel with my daughter, and the beds are usually separate. However, the last cruise one bed, and the cabin steward intimated it was one bed, could not be separated. We just lived with it.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 12th, 2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,963
Posted By xsbarbcat
Carnival Refund policy

I am glad you are recovering from your adverse reaction to chemo.
Carnival has clear cancellation policies, and cruise insurance would have covered your unfortunate circumstances.
I can feel...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 5th, 2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By xsbarbcat
Thanks

Thanks for the advice. I did a review search and heard some bad stuff about Primetime so guess I will go with Supershuttle. Unfortunately, have already booked flight into LAX
Thanks.
Barbara
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 4th, 2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By xsbarbcat
Trans LAX to Long Beach

Hi all, we're booked on the Splendor on April 19th and I am looking at ground transportation. There will be two of us, and it would be a total of $104 round trip if we go with Carnival's transfer...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 28th, 2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By xsbarbcat
tables around pool

A couple of years ago on the Triumph we ran into this situation. There was a private party who had this set up for some kind of a celebration. Never did find out what it was all about, but it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 15th, 2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By xsbarbcat
My one bad experience was with a Carnival...

My one bad experience was with a Carnival sponsored tour. We took a tour in Grand Caymen to Sringray city. The boat broke down and by the time they send another one out to get us, and got us back...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 10th, 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By xsbarbcat
I didn't think I would have a problem, and the...

I didn't think I would have a problem, and the first cruise was great. The second was so rocky they had to cancel the stage show, and I felt yucky. A table mate gate me a patch and it did the...
Forum: All Things Cruising January 6th, 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By xsbarbcat
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

:D I want to thank all of you who took the time to answer my question. You have made me feel much better, and confirmed my own thinking. We will be cautious, stay with groups, probably stick with...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 30th, 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By xsbarbcat
Thanks for input

This is far from my first trip to Mexico, but all this drug/gang related activity is a pretty recent upsurge (like in the last few months.) We aren't really worried about it that much, planning on...
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