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Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,355
Posted By mlschef
The price of the airfare is what has stopped us...

The price of the airfare is what has stopped us from similar cruises. Throw in your concerns about it being Destiny's last cruise before renovation and I'd probably pass on it. But that's just me....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By mlschef
Is this offered on every ship? I remember a...

Is this offered on every ship?
I remember a desk on the Valor with offers for booking cruises, but I didn't see one last year on the Triumph.

On the Conquest in two weeks with plans of booking...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 22nd, 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By mlschef
Thanks everyone for the input. Jamaica is a...

Thanks everyone for the input. Jamaica is a beautiful island and I know we will have a great time. From reading all the posts on here, it sounds like Jamaica is pretty much the same as it was with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 20th, 2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By mlschef
Not going again til Sept on the Conquest. Have...

Not going again til Sept on the Conquest.
Have a Great Time!!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By mlschef
Thanks lhp....nice to see someone else from the...

Thanks lhp....nice to see someone else from the Memphis area who loves cruise vacations also.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By mlschef
Jamaica

I started a thread earlier asking about excursion ideas in Montego Bay. In my opening, I mentioned the one other time (2006) I was in Jamaica I never really felt secure. There are a few responses...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 15th, 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By mlschef
Thank you Capndingy....we never fail to have a...

Thank you Capndingy....we never fail to have a good time when on a cruise!!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 14th, 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,605
Posted By mlschef
Sept. 9th on the Conquest going to Montego Bay,...

Sept. 9th on the Conquest going to Montego Bay, Grand Caymen and Cozymel out of NOLA. Our very first cruise was this same cruise, except out of Galveston in 2006. There is always something special...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 14th, 2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,659
Posted By mlschef
Montego Bay Plans

This will be our second trip to Jamaica, the first was 6 years ago. Last time we hit Margaritville, local beach and shopping. Even then, I didn't have a totally secure feeling.
This time around we...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 20th, 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By mlschef
The $100/day rule is a very good way to set a...

The $100/day rule is a very good way to set a goal. And, to answer your second question, the Fantasy is a great ship.
However, it has been my experience that the amount of fun I've had on my six...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 20th, 2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By mlschef
I'm looking forward to the change of pace. ...

I'm looking forward to the change of pace. Thanks for everyones response!!
I guess we've be lucky and never had a bad experience with tablemates.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines June 19th, 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By mlschef
"your time" dinner option

We are book on the Triumph in August and selected the "Your Time" option for dinner.
Anyone out there do this yet and have an opinion on it, good or bad.
We are traveling with a group of five. ...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 24th, 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,297
Posted By mlschef
We've done the inside, oceanview and balcony...

We've done the inside, oceanview and balcony also. I like waking up with some sunlight coming thru the window but that is my only complaint about an inside cabin.
The oceanview gives me that little...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 24th, 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By mlschef
EMG, I'm going to side with you on this one. ...

EMG, I'm going to side with you on this one. Everyone posting has been correct in much of what they say. I am also not someone who expects (or wants) something for nothing. However, you are a...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 24th, 2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By mlschef
Welcome to the boards. We have not been on the...

Welcome to the boards. We have not been on the Triumph, so I don't have an answer for your question. But I am interested in others answers since we will be on the same cruise with you along with my...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 16th, 2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,773
Posted By mlschef
Thanks for the reply. Glad you had a good time.

Thanks for the reply. Glad you had a good time.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 15th, 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,773
Posted By mlschef
Hey Robert, I see your sailing date has passed. ...

Hey Robert, I see your sailing date has passed. What did you decide to do and what were your impressions? We are looking at the same ports, plus Key West.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 13th, 2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,926
Posted By mlschef
A picture is worth a thousand words........thanks...

A picture is worth a thousand words........thanks for sharing. I think that answered my question. I'll be talking to our Carnival person tomorrow.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 13th, 2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,926
Posted By mlschef
cove balcony

Looking at the Dream for later this summer. Anyone stayed in a cove balcony before and have an opinion on it?
We've done regular balcony rooms on the Valor.

Thanks
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,245
Posted By mlschef
As others have said, yes, enjoy the buffet. ...

As others have said, yes, enjoy the buffet.

My comment is how amazing the crew is to be able to provide food. Remember, they had a breakfast set up for the passengers leaving, and a lunch set...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,722
Posted By mlschef
Emma's Dad, glad you came here to vent. Even...

Emma's Dad, glad you came here to vent. Even happier to hear your positive attitude about the situation. Go ahead and book another cruise and I know you'll have a great time. Be sure to come back...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 6th, 2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By mlschef
When we cruised on he Valor a couple of years...

When we cruised on he Valor a couple of years ago, we also scheduled a flight for early evening.
We rented a car and spent the day at the beach and exploring Miami. Luggage just stayed in the car...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 26th, 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,255
Posted By mlschef
First cruise was on Carnival Conquest out of...

First cruise was on Carnival Conquest out of Galveston (7 day) to Mo-Bay, Grand Caymen and Cozumel.

5. That first step from the gang plank onto the ship. Realizing I wasn't going to step back...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 21st, 2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,176
Posted By mlschef
We never really felt safe at Montego Bay. It's...

We never really felt safe at Montego Bay. It's one of those places we will stay with a carnival tour next time and avoid the immediate surroundings.

Progresso is one I'd call a "least favorite"....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 20th, 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mlschef
Does size matter

I regularly read in posts that people love one size ship over another. I've done the Conquest and Fantasy class ships (Conquest, Valor and Fantasy x2) and really didn't have a better experience, or...
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