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Forum: Crewmembers February 23rd, 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By ex-crewmember
it can take a long time, as cruise staff is one...

it can take a long time, as cruise staff is one of the most sought after positions on board. a lot of people already working on board try to transfer to be cruise staff, and there's so many people...
Forum: Crewmembers February 1st, 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By ex-crewmember
skype

skype and most im sites are blocked by the cruiselines, i know for sure on carnival, but maybe it's different on RCL. i guess they don't realise you still have to pay for internet to use them. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,800
Posted By ex-crewmember
Re: airfare home

all tipping positions on-board (dining room, housekeeping, bar) book and pay for their own flight. it's only no-tipping crew that the company pays for.[/quote]

Ok thats what I thought.[/quote]
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Forum: Crewmembers January 23rd, 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,921
Posted By ex-crewmember
Re: Carnival electrical outlets voltage

depends on the ship. holiday and fantasy class only have 110V, destiny class and all the newer ones have both 110V and 220V. if you're from the UK, you'll need to bring a plug adaptor, but if...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines January 23rd, 2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,800
Posted By ex-crewmember
airfare home

From what I have heard is the cruise line doesn't pay for the airfare back for employees like waiters. They do pay for airfare for people like the matre'ds[/quote]

In general they pay air fare...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers January 21st, 2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,174
Posted By ex-crewmember
starboard

there is no shifts working in gift shop. on seaday you'll work from about 8-45 am till closing a 10-30 pm, with an hour lunch, and an hour dinner, maybe 1 1/2 if you're lucky. and after closing,...
Forum: Crewmembers January 9th, 2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By ex-crewmember
crew rates

us shoppies and spa girls are considered staff!! anyone with guest area privilidges is staff, but maybe it's different on other cruiseline??
Forum: Crewmembers January 9th, 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By ex-crewmember
SUPER!!

cheers for that, see you next week!
Forum: Crewmembers January 9th, 2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By ex-crewmember
blood

and with so may people onboard, if there is a desperate need for blood, they will ask crew and guests to donate!! i'm sure lot of people would help out!! i had it once on a ship when we were in GC,...
Forum: Crewmembers December 4th, 2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By ex-crewmember
after contract R&R

it depends on where you are from and what port you're disembarking. if you're not from the us or canada, you will need a B2 visa, unless you're from a country where you can visit the states for a...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 1st, 2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By ex-crewmember
probably, i never saw him again, only her!! he...

probably, i never saw him again, only her!! he deserved it anyway!!! most men at least wait a few years to cheat, this one waited a few days!
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers December 1st, 2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By ex-crewmember
i remember one incident about 4 years ago. a...

i remember one incident about 4 years ago. a couple were on their honeymoon, he got drunk, slept with someone else, and that was the end of the honeymoon. i wonder what ever happened to them
Forum: Crewmembers December 1st, 2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By ex-crewmember
photo discrimination

i know this is a little later than your original post, but i don't there's any intentional discrimination. the trend has been noticed that women are more likely to having a solo photo taken. and as...
Forum: Crewmembers December 1st, 2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,758
Posted By ex-crewmember
i worked on carnival

i worked on carnival
Forum: Shopping! November 26th, 2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,269
Posted By ex-crewmember
puerta maya

there is the usual collection of shops selling "tack", at least 2 DI chain stores, and a few random jewelry shops. As all their business comes from the cruise ships, so they will be open until your...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines November 26th, 2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By ex-crewmember
mmmn yes...filet mignon butterfly cooked and...

mmmn yes...filet mignon butterfly cooked and pesto bread!! all for $30 plus tip, it's divine!! well worth it, especially as it's never over crowded and no kids!!
Forum: Crewmembers November 25th, 2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,758
Posted By ex-crewmember
YMCA hell

yes it is hell in the YMCA, it's incredibly basic, to prepare you for the ships, but don't worry, it's not as bad on the ships!!

you work all day on a seaday, usually from 8am till 8 pm, and i...
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 13th, 2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,212
Posted By ex-crewmember
i wish i could tell some of the people to f**k...

i wish i could tell some of the people to f**k off for me too, but i'd get fired for saying it!!! I once had an older gentleman (using that word very loosely!!_tell me to shut up, and only speak to...
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 9th, 2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,057
Posted By ex-crewmember
are they really so expensive?

in comparison to a land based studio, is $22 really so much for a photograph? in a land based studio, ok, the actual photo might be only $15,
but on one website i saw, you pay:

$40 sitting fee...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 6th, 2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By ex-crewmember
the dent happened when the ship "bumped' the side...

the dent happened when the ship "bumped' the side of the pier in Napoli.
Forum: Crewmembers October 5th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,729
Posted By ex-crewmember
not sure if the procedure is the same on ncl as...

not sure if the procedure is the same on ncl as carnival, but for us, if we as a crewmember have family/friends cruising, there's a permission form filled in and signed by the staff captain and chief...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 4th, 2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,848
Posted By ex-crewmember
all smoking ship!!

can we smoke whilst we work on this great smoke anywhere ship? now that would be heaven, instead of hiding in the sports bar, getting dirty looks and the over-loud "oh, so this must be the smoking...
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 4th, 2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 23,889
Posted By ex-crewmember
i love my tattoos!!!

after my 7 years on ships, i have seen thousands of tattoos, i love to find out what they mean to people. i have 3 on my lower back, a cluster of stars as my family so they are always with me when...
Forum: Crewmembers October 3rd, 2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By ex-crewmember
not a problem, if you have any more questions, or...

not a problem, if you have any more questions, or want any advice, just let me know.
Forum: Crewmembers October 3rd, 2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By ex-crewmember
sexual harrasment

steiners have a certain reputation on ships, and many guys think that all of the steiner girls are easy. however, in the last few years, the rules against sexual harrassment on ships have become...
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