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Forum: Celebrity June 5th, 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,671
Posted By StormKat
4 Day Notice to TSA

My husband and I were wandering around Seattle right after an Alaskan cruise with Princess. We happened to find ourselves at the port where the NCL Pearl was docked. After about a 2-minute...
Forum: Celebrity June 5th, 2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,575
Posted By StormKat
Yes, I Bought at the Auctions

We fully realized that these were not "auctions" in the truest sense. With each of the 6 pieces that we purchased, I was the only bidder. I love looking at them in our home and in fact, we kept one...
Forum: Celebrity June 5th, 2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By StormKat
I'm So Sad

The frist cruise that my husband and I ever took together was on Mercury. It was so romantic that we even got engaged after 5 years of dating. Better book again quick if we want to get another peek...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 18th, 2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,482
Posted By StormKat
We've always had a pretty easy time in San Pedro...

We've always had a pretty easy time in San Pedro and Long Beach. At SFO we didn't have any problems with customs or luggage but transportation out can get tricky since you're right on a city street....
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines December 12th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By StormKat
Just Know What You're In For

NCL does nickle and dime and the food is average. In the past I've complained about about being required to purchase plastic cups in order to get the adult beverage that I wanted. Also, I'm finding...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines December 12th, 2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By StormKat
NCL Customers

We've been on the NCL Sun three times with the most recent being two months ago. It seems that a lot of people equate "freestyle" with no style and no manners. We have since been on RCCI and...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing October 28th, 2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,510
Posted By StormKat
We ususally take two bottles of water each on...

We ususally take two bottles of water each on board, mostly for the bottles. (We use the fitness center alot.) The ship's drinking was is filtered as well as any bottled waters. (Hubby works in...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing October 28th, 2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,510
Posted By StormKat
We ususally take two bottles of water each on...

We ususally take two bottles of water each on board, mostly for the bottles. (We use the fitness center alot.) The ship's drinking was is filtered as well as any bottled waters. (Hubby works in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 28th, 2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,267
Posted By StormKat
It's Across the Board

We hadn't sailed in about three years (owing to family needs). We then went on NCL on 9/20, RCCI on 10/4 and we're booked onto the Carnival Elation on 11/30. Our fare (pp) for a 4-day cruise (OV)...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 28th, 2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,267
Posted By StormKat
It's Across the Board

We hadn't sailed in about three years (owing to family needs). We then went on NCL on 9/20, RCCI on 10/4 and we're booked onto the Carnival Elation on 11/30. Our fare (pp) for a 4-day cruise (OV)...
Forum: Mexico October 17th, 2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By StormKat
We just came back from our 4th trip to the...

We just came back from our 4th trip to the Mexican Riviera. This time we tried the Pirate Ship in Puerto Vallarta. We'd always assumed that it was "just a booze cruise". Oh my gosh were we wrong. ...
Forum: Celebrity October 17th, 2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 83,913
Posted By StormKat
We just came off RCI's Radiance of the Seas. We...

We just came off RCI's Radiance of the Seas. We were on Deck 7, aft. The last 8 cabins or so on this section of the ship (both port and starboard) have larger balconies. However, there is no...
Forum: Holland America October 12th, 2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,722
Posted By StormKat
We just came of NCL. They used to have...

We just came of NCL. They used to have "platters" that were large enough to place food and drink onto. They now have standard size plates but they did add baskets of flatware rolls to each of the...
Forum: Celebrity September 13th, 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By StormKat
Sailing on the Xpedition

We've booked a cruise to the Galapagos Islands next year on the Xpedition. Has anyone been on that ship or to that destination. I'm guessing that even without the showrooms, casino or spa it's...
Forum: Celebrity September 7th, 2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,867
Posted By StormKat
If there is a dress code on a ship and don't see...

If there is a dress code on a ship and don't see any problem enforcing it. The cruise lines don't worry about our feelings or our good will when they are searching us (for a second time) after a...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 6th, 2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By StormKat
Cruuuzer, We've been on Princess, NCL, RCI,...

Cruuuzer,

We've been on Princess, NCL, RCI, Carnival and Celebrity. We're in our 50's and also prefer not to have a lot of children around. Except for a 5-day cruise on NCL (very inexpensive and...
Forum: All Things Cruising September 3rd, 2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By StormKat
I realize that you are looking for an...

I realize that you are looking for an "interesting way to travel" and seeking the lowest possible fare. Check out NCL and Princess for your dates. Their fares are generally lower than Celebrity,...
Forum: Mexico September 1st, 2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,556
Posted By StormKat
While in Cabo a few years ago. we were whale...

While in Cabo a few years ago. we were whale watching with a ship's vendor and saw people snorkling in a dangerous area with an independent vendor. There's also lots of rumors about being stranded....
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing August 29th, 2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,947
Posted By StormKat
You look absolutely awesome in all of those...

You look absolutely awesome in all of those dresses. :D While I agree with the others, D is for someone much older than you, I think you ought to pick the dress that makes YOU feel like you could...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing August 29th, 2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,785
Posted By StormKat
Packing (and unpacking) Hint

Someone in another post asked if the cruiselines provided enough hangers. Yes they do, as many as you want.

However, we each use a rolling duffel and I pack a lot of my clothes on wire hangers. ...
Forum: Hotels August 28th, 2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By StormKat
Check out the Park/Fly/Cruise website. There...

Check out the Park/Fly/Cruise website. There used to be a Sheriton in San Pedro but I think it's changed hands. It was called the Harbor Something and it was relatively inexpensive especially since...
Forum: Tipping August 24th, 2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,244
Posted By StormKat
Kudos to you, Colorcrazie. I really like the...

Kudos to you, Colorcrazie. I really like the autopay and the pre-pay on "freestyle" and "personal choice" cruises. Then I know for sure that no one is left out. On one cruise though, I seemed to...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 24th, 2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By StormKat
Heather, Most cruise lines say that all...

Heather, Most cruise lines say that all passagers booked must be at least 18 OR have someone at least 25 booked into the same room. You'll want to review the policies of the individual cruise...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 17th, 2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By StormKat
When we sailed on the Mercury, it was obvious...

When we sailed on the Mercury, it was obvious that many people who travel on Celebrity like the pomp and circumstance of that line, my hubby and I included. On formal nights were were dressed to the...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 17th, 2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By StormKat
Extra Charges for Venues on Epic

I was just reading that there are some venues on the Epic that are only available to Villa passengers and some for which there are extra charges such as POSH and the Ice Bar. Can anyone tell me how...
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