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Forum: All Things Cruising July 24th, 2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By Mike M
Rules are rules and contracts are contracts but...

Rules are rules and contracts are contracts but someone can "make the call" and allow them to reschedule.

I think "Social Media" and forums like this will force NCL to make an exception.
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Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 24th, 2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Mike M
Good morning everyone: Donna: Beautiful...

Good morning everyone:

Donna: Beautiful pictures. Looks like a lovely place to visit.

Today is "Doctor Day". I am still ill and my fever was over 101 last night. This morning it was just...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 24th, 2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Mike M
On our last Carnival cruise out of Port Canaveral...

On our last Carnival cruise out of Port Canaveral my wife, who is a "bit" too old to get pregnant was asked the pregnancy question when we checked in. The agent said: "I'm sorry but I have to ask;...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 23rd, 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Mike M
I did enjoy O'Sheehan's on Epic, especially for...

I did enjoy O'Sheehan's on Epic, especially for breakfast. I also like the multiple dining venues.

Perhaps I read it wrong but the 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 dining times, I'm not a fan of. I have...
Forum: Travel Gripes! July 23rd, 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Mike M
We were "almost" taken by a band of children in...

We were "almost" taken by a band of children in Barcelona. A group of about six kids (ages 5-10) came into a cafe, with an adult, and started running around playing "tag". They got closer and...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 23rd, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Mike M
Good morning Sharon and everyone. Try to...

Good morning Sharon and everyone.

Try to stay dry Sharon.

Yesterday, I came down with "something" and I feel like Betty took a baseball bat to me. I have a low grade (99.4 - 100.0) fever and...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise July 22nd, 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Mike M
They've done this periodically for the last 25...

They've done this periodically for the last 25 years. They ask you to turn on your computer, phone or other device. It really is a waste of time. You could put a large amount of explosive inside...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 22nd, 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Mike M
Good morning everyone. We had a great "spur...

Good morning everyone.

We had a great "spur of the moment" getaway on Sunday. We had worked our butts off on Sunday morning, cleaning house, weeding the flower beds and getting rid of some...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise July 22nd, 2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Mike M
I remove my shoes on an airplane. I don't remove...

I remove my shoes on an airplane. I don't remove my socks. I also wear good shoes and wash my feet every day. I have never had a foot odor problem. Believe me, my wife would tell me if I did.
...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 21st, 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Mike M
I don't think you would. The travel is fun but...

I don't think you would. The travel is fun but the rest of the "stuff" isn't.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 21st, 2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mike M
Was there shampoo? Take care, Mike

Was there shampoo?

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Cruise Cuisine July 20th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Mike M
Heck, if you throw enough garlic and butter on...

Heck, if you throw enough garlic and butter on anything it's good. :)

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 20th, 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Mike M
I was born in the wagon of a travelling show. My...

I was born in the wagon of a travelling show. My momma had to dance for the money they'd throw. Grandpa would do whatever he could................. ;) :)

I'm Mike and I've been around here for...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 19th, 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By Mike M
In the Caribbean many cruise lines, especially...

In the Caribbean many cruise lines, especially Carnival, will remain on the time zone of the home port.

This doesn't work if you are cruising overseas. On a transatlantic the ship changes it's...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 19th, 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Mike M
Good morning everyone: Hopefully it will be...

Good morning everyone:

Hopefully it will be a "boat day" for us. There is a line of showers moving in from the West but they seem to be breaking up as they come closer. It should be clear by 11...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 18th, 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Mike M
I've been a smoker for most of my life but I have...

I've been a smoker for most of my life but I have little problem sailing on lines that do not allow smoking on the balcony or in the cabin. As long as there is an outdoor and covered/indoor venue to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 17th, 2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Mike M
Today was a good day. Take care, Mike

Today was a good day.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 17th, 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mike M
Duh!! So does every other cruise line. Take...

Duh!! So does every other cruise line.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 17th, 2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Mike M
Congratulations on the marriage. It's going to...

Congratulations on the marriage. It's going to be hard to figure out what anniversary it is but I'm glad you got the chance to make it official.

Take care,
Mike
Forum: Hurricane Watch July 17th, 2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Mike M
June 1 to November 30. We're right in the middle...

June 1 to November 30. We're right in the middle of it. Hurricanes start off the coast of Africa and can hit land anywhere from northern South America all the way up to Nova Scotia.

Take care,...
Forum: Flying To Your Cruise July 16th, 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mike M
Yes: The mono rail is less expensive. However,...

Yes: The mono rail is less expensive. However, if you are cruising with two or three suitcases and carry on it isn't the best way to travel. I'll take the $55 van cab for four people rather than...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers July 16th, 2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Mike M
Sue: What's the total cost of your cruise,...

Sue:

What's the total cost of your cruise, including flights and hotel?

I priced it out the other day at $7000, for two people, in their 60's, and it comes out to about $380 for two people...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 16th, 2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Mike M
Yes: They are still there. NCL removed their...

Yes: They are still there.

NCL removed their self service laundries a few years ago and I don't ever remember Royal Caribbean ever having them.

Don't worry, you will be able to wash and dry on...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers July 14th, 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Mike M
Don't buy the cruise line insurance. Go to...

Don't buy the cruise line insurance. Go to insuremytrip.com and price out some alternatives.

I have been happy Alianz travel insurance.

Also: Make sure you get one that waives pre-existing...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 14th, 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 568
Posted By Mike M
Hotels, even the high end hotels, are holding to...

Hotels, even the high end hotels, are holding to the 3:00 p.m. check-in. We stay in a number of hotels and it's getting harder and harder to get early check-in. The exception is Hilton and you are...
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