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Forum: Holland America April 14th, 2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By jenne
Our table mates pointed to the fact that they had...

Our table mates pointed to the fact that they had booked on a cruise line and were informed after their booking that the cruise line had gone smoke free, before they could cancel their booking it...
Forum: Holland America April 14th, 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By jenne
DeeDee, There were no warnings regarding...

DeeDee,

There were no warnings regarding food, not in the bulletin that I read each day or on daily announcements. I also don't feel "lucky" I wasn't caught. All they would do would make you throw...
Forum: Family Cruising April 14th, 2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By jenne
We just got back from sailing on the Maasdam 14...

We just got back from sailing on the Maasdam 14 days & spring break. There were only 25 kids on board! One couple asked me about the kids club on Hal. She said she had recently been on Royal with one...
Forum: Holland America April 14th, 2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By jenne
We sailed the Southern Caribbean and you could...

We sailed the Southern Caribbean and you could definitely bring food ashore. We started in Puerto Rico and ended on St. Maartin and there was never a single warning about bringing food on or off the...
Forum: Holland America April 14th, 2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,359
Posted By jenne
We just returned from two weeks on the Maasdam...

We just returned from two weeks on the Maasdam (heaven!) you are allowed to smoke in cabins. We are not smokers and we could smell smoke in the hallways on deck 5, forward, esp. in the morning. I...
Forum: Holland America March 19th, 2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By jenne
Bringing Lunch Ashore

I recently read on a post about bringing a small cooler with you on shore packed with sandwiches, the post was a few years old so I'm wondering if policies have changed.
Has anyone ever tried...
Forum: Holland America March 6th, 2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By jenne
eeeeeekkkkkkk. Our family will be on the Maasdam...

eeeeeekkkkkkk. Our family will be on the Maasdam in 3 weeks for 14 days, these posts are making it sound like we will be visiting the old folks home! Our two boys 5 & 12 years old will really skew...
Forum: Holland America February 16th, 2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By jenne
We enjoyed Cavetubing in Belize, we did not use...

We enjoyed Cavetubing in Belize, we did not use the ship's package instead opted for islandmarketing.com. We had a fantastic time and is one of our family's favorite memories. I've also heard Belize...
Forum: Holland America February 16th, 2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By jenne
I've been sailing on RCCL lately and they...

I've been sailing on RCCL lately and they confiscate any alcohol purchased on shore and hold it until the end of the cruise. Hal allows you to buy alchohol and shore and keep it in your room?
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal January 26th, 2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By jenne
The private company we used was...

The private company we used was www.islandmarketing.com for the Stingray city and 2 stop snorkeling tour on Cayman. The crew was great, we had a nice boat, personal attention and small tour. The...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal January 13th, 2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By jenne
When our son was 10 (he's 12 now) we booked with...

When our son was 10 (he's 12 now) we booked with a private company to go to sting ray city & 2 snorkeling stops. He never snorkeled before and he is now a die hard convert. I would not go with the...
Forum: Holland America January 13th, 2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By jenne
Hey Everybody, Thanks for the great...

Hey Everybody,

Thanks for the great responses. I'm having a hard time finding a flight out in the afternoon (that doesn't cost an arm & a leg). I even looked at staying over to saturday, but it...
Forum: Holland America January 13th, 2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By jenne
I almost booked this cruise for our family,...

I almost booked this cruise for our family, sailing back to back both the eastern & western itineraries. But we decided on the Maasdam for March 27 - April 10. I disagree with Kuki on this cruise, I...
Forum: Holland America January 9th, 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By jenne
Is 9 a.m. flight too early for Port Everglades??

We are booked on the Maasdam returning to Port Everglades on 4/10. It seems like the port & the airport are fairly close would it be possible to make a 9 a.m. flight?

Any hotel suggestions in...
Forum: Family Cruising January 2nd, 2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By jenne
Unsure??? Would the Kids like Holland America ... Maasdam??

We sailed on the Veendam in 2003 when our son was 6. He had a good time but the children's program was pretty sparse, just 1 1/2 hr in the morning and the same in the afternoon. There were only 12...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 31st, 2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By jenne
Hi Amy, I thought the same thing about Costa...

Hi Amy,

I thought the same thing about Costa Maya and was pleasantly surprised that it was not a huge ripoff tourist trap. The large pool is great it has a swim up bar and they were playing great...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 31st, 2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By jenne
Hi Fellow Wisconsin Cruiser, I had a false...

Hi Fellow Wisconsin Cruiser,

I had a false conception about Costa Maya being a tourist trap built by the cruise ship companies, but ended up just loving it. It's very convenient to go back to the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 25th, 2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,666
Posted By jenne
Thanks for the heads up - we are leaving on...

Thanks for the heads up - we are leaving on Sunday 11/30 for the 11 day OZ cruise along the Great Barrier Reef. I agree with you on the price gouging on the excursions, from my research the same...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By jenne
Shareholder onboard credit perk Disappears (almost) in 2009

From the Royal Caribbean Investory Relations Announcement:

Please note that as of December 31, 2008, the Shareholder Onboard Credit will not be combinable with other Onboard Booking Credits,...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 20th, 2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By jenne
Yes! I signed up for a card in September, made my...

Yes! I signed up for a card in September, made my initial purchase right after I got the card and after the first statement I cashed out my 10,000 points for 2 fifty dollar certificates for my on...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff November 9th, 2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By jenne
Calling Home from Abroad

Any enconomical ways or means to call home? We are going to Australia in two weeks and our two children will be home with grandma. Grandma does not do the internet. Last year when we were in Hawaii...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 9th, 2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By jenne
Thanks Cruisemates Posters, I took your...

Thanks Cruisemates Posters,

I took your advice and called my travel agent - she will contact Royal and ask if this can be adjusted. She said they will email with alternatives of which I can chose...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 6th, 2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By jenne
I've never booked air with a cruise before...

I've never booked air with a cruise before either. I usually find better deals on my own, but when I researched this cruise, I wasn't able to do better. So far, I not much of a fan of letting the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 6th, 2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By jenne
Crazy Flights when booking on Royal

We received "free" air when booking our cruise to OZ through RCCL. I just received the email of our tentative flight info. Is it common when booking air through the cruiselines to be taken over the...
Forum: Australia/New Zealand October 3rd, 2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,733
Posted By jenne
Island Getaway or Cape Tribulation in Port Douglas

We are very torn about what to experience in Port Douglas. At first we had decided on going with the island getaway, to spend more time snorkeling near the great barrier reef. I have read that the...
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