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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,147
Posted By chosen175
Glad I stumbled on this topic - I have lots of...

Glad I stumbled on this topic - I have lots of new sites to check out!

My favorites have always been Avenue (for casual stuff) and Catherine's (for nicer stuff) - watch out bank account, mama's...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By chosen175
Oh, that stinks about the supper club -...

Oh, that stinks about the supper club - Scarlett's on the Valor was one of the highlighs of our cruise.

I would have loved to buy one of CCL's beds - they put a brochure on our bed the last day of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,476
Posted By chosen175
Having only done 1 cruise so far, I can say that...

Having only done 1 cruise so far, I can say that I'm going to be the type of person who sticks with Carnival. We were both in our 30's for our first cruise, and loved the laid-back atmosphere. We...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By chosen175
Carnival does have lots of different shows -...

Carnival does have lots of different shows - musical revues, comedians, skaters, breakdancers, etc. We were both in our 30's when we cruised Carnival for the first time, although neither of us have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,546
Posted By chosen175
You will LOVE the Valor! That was our 1 and only...

You will LOVE the Valor! That was our 1 and only cruise (so far) and I was blown away.

We did the Pirates, Birds, & Monkeys tour through Carnival. The pirates part was kind of lame, but the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 13th, 2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By chosen175
We've only stayed overnight in Miami once and...

We've only stayed overnight in Miami once and made the mistake of booking at the Days Inn Civic Center. It should have tipped me off when we drove past about 40 bail bonds places to get there. We...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports August 23rd, 2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,537
Posted By chosen175
So, wait.... I have to wake a sleeping baby to do...

So, wait.... I have to wake a sleeping baby to do a muster drill at 10PM? That's insane!

Lisa
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports August 23rd, 2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By chosen175
We stayed at the Days Inn Civic Center before our...

We stayed at the Days Inn Civic Center before our cruise because they advertised free transport to/from the airport, as well as free transport to/from the pier. We called when we landed, and 90...
Forum: Family Cruising August 21st, 2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,842
Posted By chosen175
After doing a TON of research when my daughter...

After doing a TON of research when my daughter was born, we bought a Cosco Scenera for $43 at Walmart to use when traveling. It is a GREAT seat, and comes with a plastic bag with a handle and info...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 18th, 2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,076
Posted By chosen175
I'm Lisa (32), engaged to Eric (38) and we have a...

I'm Lisa (32), engaged to Eric (38) and we have a daughter Kasey, who was born in July '07. Eric is in sales and I have the most important job of all.... staying home to raise my peanut! Although I...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 18th, 2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,273
Posted By chosen175
yup!

My TA actually recommended Carnival for my first cruise and I had a blast!!! We sailed on the Valor at the end of April 2006. Took some time off, tried a few land-based vacations and am now headed...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 18th, 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By chosen175
Victory/Southern Caribbean with an infant?

Wow, it feels SO GOOD to be posting here again! We were first time cruisers on the Valor in April '06 and are now contemplating a second cruise... with our daughter!

She will be 22 months when we...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 15th, 2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By chosen175
stay away from the days inn - they have FREE...

stay away from the days inn - they have FREE shuttles to/from the airport and pier, which is why we picked them. but they had roaches and wouldn't refund our money when we checked out after only 2...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 15th, 2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,849
Posted By chosen175
we did the pirantes birds and monkeys of the...

we did the pirantes birds and monkeys of the caribbean tour (LOVED IT!!!) and ended up at tabyana beach. it was GREAT - not crowded at all and we rented snorkel gear for like $5. taught my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 15th, 2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By chosen175
stay away from the days inn!!!! we were there a...

stay away from the days inn!!!! we were there a year and a half ago and the place had roaches. when we went to ask to be transferred, the staff at the desk started making fun of us in spanish...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 15th, 2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
Posted By chosen175
Pricing for infants/toddlers?

We're planning on getting married and Princess is the only cruise line we have found that will marry us at sea. My question is whether Princess charges full price for infants/toddlers, as some of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 29th, 2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,488
Posted By chosen175
i agree - avoid the days inn civic center!!! we...

i agree - avoid the days inn civic center!!! we stayed there and it was full of roaches and although we checked out less than 4 hours after checking in, they refused to refund our money.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 11th, 2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By chosen175
the pier in costa maya actually has a little...

the pier in costa maya actually has a little trolly (sort of like the ones that take you on rides through most major zoos) that goes back and forth from the ships to the end of the pier. you might...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 5th, 2006, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By chosen175
I have capers from the Valor in May '06 for...

I have capers from the Valor in May '06 for Belize, Grand Cayman, Roatan, and Costa Maya.

Let me know if you want me to scan and send them over.

lisa
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 5th, 2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By chosen175
avoid the days inn civic center - i chose them...

avoid the days inn civic center - i chose them because they advertised free transportation to/from the airport AND the cruise port. unfortunately, it was full of roaches and they refused to give our...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal November 4th, 2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By chosen175
try photos.com - they have tons of pictures that...

try photos.com - they have tons of pictures that i've gotten ideas from for my own vacation pics.

lisa
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii October 29th, 2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By chosen175
it has ben about 5 years since i was in oahu, but...

it has ben about 5 years since i was in oahu, but check this place out and see if it's still around.....

there's a great restaurant in the lobby of the outrigger reef on the beach called shore...
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii October 29th, 2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,513
Posted By chosen175
i flew nonstop from chicago to honolulu a few...

i flew nonstop from chicago to honolulu a few years back. my advice: book your flight to hawaii to leave around 5 or 6AM. that way, you can catch up on your sleep on the plane and be refreshed when...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers October 27th, 2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By chosen175
we took a 7 day cruise with carnival and never...

we took a 7 day cruise with carnival and never used a credit card. we opted for cash for our cards and when we told them that, they asked us how much we wanted to put down. they told us $300 is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 27th, 2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,713
Posted By chosen175
tweety, i did the exotic western cruise on the...

tweety, i did the exotic western cruise on the valor in may of this year. you are going to have a BLAST!!!!!!

i was 1 number away from winning the free cruise at bingo on the last night - darn...
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