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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 27th, 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By thinfool1
Re: leaving in a week have a few last minute questions

You should know by now. If you have not already done this, go to www.carnival.com, create an account for yourself, enter your booking number...this should show your cruise and cabin number. It is...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 27th, 2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By thinfool1
Re: has anyone taken a train

I dunno about the train, but here is another way.

As I understand it, there are no drop-off fees for rental cars within the state of Florida. Check pricing on one way rentals for your needs.
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Forum: Alaska September 27th, 2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,082
Posted By thinfool1
Re: When is Whale season in Alaska?

Alaskan whales winter (makin whoopee) in Hawaii (pretty smart!!) and summer (havin babies and eating tons of fresh seafood) in Alaska.

While you will see humpies from a cruise ship, booking a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 16th, 2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By thinfool1
Re: bad reviews of the Splendor

If you will tell us what site this is, we may be able to shed some light on the attitude that you encountered.

Just as an example...it is quite common for a dyed-in-the-wool cruiser who has taken...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 14th, 2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By thinfool1
It will get better. You should have...

It will get better.

You should have mentioned your sail date/destination. We are on the Splendor in October in the Med. Excursion listings have developed over the last 6 months and are now...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 14th, 2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,037
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Stateroom E731 Golden Princess Advice urgenlty needed.

You are 40' or more above the water. This is not a motorboat on a lake, there is little if any noise from the wake of the ship. I don't think that you will have any trouble. If you do, just don't...
Forum: Alaska May 16th, 2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Group Cruise?'s

Nope, you got it right. Princess does Alaska right. I would suggest the Diamond or Sapphire Princess.

However, I do not recommend organizing it with Princess. Find a good TA. Princess may or...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 11th, 2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By thinfool1
Re: New to CruiseMates /booked on Ruby

Many here have had good success with bidding on Priceline.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 11th, 2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Transportation to Miami Port....

Is this per person or total for both of you.

Per person--it is high. If it is for both of you, it is within reason.

Rental car is $57. each way, taxi is +/- $70. each way.

You could...
Forum: All Things Cruising May 8th, 2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By thinfool1
Book now and use a TA that will pass along any...

Book now and use a TA that will pass along any price adjustments that occur as your date draws near. This is very common and you shouldn't have any trouble. Just ask about this issue before you...
Forum: Alaska May 8th, 2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By thinfool1
You don't say where you will be flying...

You don't say where you will be flying from....Delta flies non-stop to YVR from ATL.

If Seattle is a necessity, your options are a rental car, a shuttle or the Amtrak train or bus.

Amtrak is...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 27th, 2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Alaska cruise

If you decide to go with Princess, when you are considering the land portion at Denali....DO NOT accept the Natural History Tour or the Experience Denali Tour.

A very few Princess cruisetours...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 27th, 2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By thinfool1
That's what we did. It was the sorriest excuse...

That's what we did. It was the sorriest excuse for a train ride that I ever had. If they would speed up the train and cut the time from 10 hours to 5 or 6 it would be ok. But the antique big...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 9th, 2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By thinfool1
Re: A Disturbing Trend?

Much can be made of the social aspects of what you describe, but my take is a little more pragmatic.

Cruise lines are in business to make money. We have all been irritated on one level or another...
Forum: Alaska April 6th, 2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Travel Agent

You have enough time to shop around a little. You could even call RCL and ask what their pricing policies are so that you know the whys and wherefores of the numbers that are quoted.

Some (most)...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 6th, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By thinfool1
It appears that an inside cabin will cost you...

It appears that an inside cabin will cost you about $1200. from Mobile on the dates that you specify.

For that you get:
2 ports, casino, some of the best food available, great service,...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 5th, 2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Internet access on board via laptop

:!: Need to know which ship you will be on. Newer ships have wifi available in your cabin, older ships you have to go to a public area for wifi.

The cost is the same or sometimes more than using...
Forum: Alaska March 30th, 2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Need help in planning our first Alasak cruise!!!

1. You need to book something immediately for any kind of cabin selection. July and August are the most popular months and fill quickly.

2. There are only a handful of round trips out of...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 26th, 2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Alaska Cruise

Aaargh...I typed a reply here and then lost it.

Cruisetours are great, and independent touring is also great...you have to do the research to decide.

However you decide, don't be afraid to put...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 26th, 2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Alaska cruise

Princess and HAL have the most experience with Alaska. They do it right.
As for the cruise'tour' part...some people prefer the package where they don't have to drive or worry about getting lost. ...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 25th, 2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By thinfool1
Not just RCL

As an fyi for future cruises, this credit is available for Royal Caribbean and Celebrity, and I would assume Azamara as they are all part of RCI.

If you decide on a future cruise with Holland...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 25th, 2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By thinfool1
If you go to the investors part of the RCI...

If you go to the investors part of the RCI website you should be able to call up a pdf file of the annual report. Somewhere in it should be the procedure, including a fax number, for you to use to...
Forum: Alaska March 23rd, 2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,989
Posted By thinfool1
Re: They changed it from 27wks to 24wks?????????????

I don't know. Having children is a distant memory for me. It does seem that there have been recent references to changes in various policies, including pregnancy rules, by many cruise lines.

I...
Forum: Alaska March 22nd, 2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Vancouver Hotels

Maybe she has plans that you do not know about.

We stayed one night, walked all over downtown, rode the Seabus over to North Vancouver and back, then got up early the next morning, had breakfast...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 20th, 2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By thinfool1
Re: Dining Room Music

All I can think of is...

C-h-i-c-k-e-n--D-a-n-c-e or Y-M-C-A

Either way, it was like calisthenics at supper...!! :)
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