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Forum: Celebrity April 15th, 2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,098
Posted By SoCalGal
On our May '07 cruise to Alaska on the Celebrity...

On our May '07 cruise to Alaska on the Celebrity Summit my husband and I noticed a number of cigarette butts on top of the canopy covering of the suites that had been tossed out from the upper...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 15th, 2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By SoCalGal
Thanks Norm! As I said we haven't been on a...

Thanks Norm! As I said we haven't been on a Princess ship since 1985 so I know nothing about "anytime dining". We like to eat early and often...ha ha. Just wondering how the staterooms compare in...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 14th, 2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By SoCalGal
Royal Princess

I just booked the Royal Princess for the 16 night Rome to Stockholm itinerary for June 2008. Has anyone sailed on her recently? The last time we sailed on Princess was 1985. I've been with...
Forum: Celebrity June 14th, 2007, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By SoCalGal
Century 2008

We considered the Century for the Artic Circle/Norway cruise in 2008 but noticed there is no T-Pool or indoor pool. Also seemed fairly expensive as compared to th Summit 14 night cruise in Northern...
Forum: Celebrity June 12th, 2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By SoCalGal
Norm, I agree with you, it does still look...

Norm,

I agree with you, it does still look awful. Luckily our tablemates secured some seats at the front window when we visited Hubbard Glacier. The room is so dark that I saw two people fall and...
Forum: Celebrity June 12th, 2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By SoCalGal
Summit Photos..Cirque decor

For those of you interested in seeing what they've done about removing the Cirque decor from the Revelations Lounge, (now called the Night Club"), see my photos under Summit 2007 in the gallery...
Forum: Celebrity May 16th, 2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,454
Posted By SoCalGal
You planning on going topless Larry? :D

You planning on going topless Larry? :D
Forum: Celebrity March 25th, 2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By SoCalGal
Whenever we have room service we always tip a...

Whenever we have room service we always tip a couple of dollars.
Forum: Alaska March 20th, 2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By SoCalGal
Hi Chrisfield, Both cruises were with...

Hi Chrisfield,
Both cruises were with Celebrity's Summit on their 14 night from San Diego to Alaska. Our itinerary was San Diego, Catalina Island, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, Sitka,...
Forum: Alaska March 19th, 2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By SoCalGal
We are taking our third cruise to Alaska this...

We are taking our third cruise to Alaska this year in late May. On our previous cruises, one in early May 2004 and the other mid-May 2005, we saw brown bear (grizzlies), black bear, whales, bald...
Forum: Alaska March 16th, 2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 983
Posted By SoCalGal
You would wear clothing that you would wear at...

You would wear clothing that you would wear at any upscale resort or hotel...you can wear jeans during the day, but not to the dining room in the evening. The inside of the ship is kept at a...
Forum: Alaska March 14th, 2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,651
Posted By SoCalGal
We enjoy the public rooms but would not consider...

We enjoy the public rooms but would not consider cruising to Alaska (or anywhere else) without a balcony stateroom, there is just way too much to see and we didn't want to miss any of it. We used our...
Forum: Celebrity March 10th, 2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,356
Posted By SoCalGal
Norm, I remember on our cruise on the Mille in...

Norm,
I remember on our cruise on the Mille in 2001 we stayed in one of those standard cabins that are now CC, they just didn't call them that...but they are still larger than what is now the...
Forum: Alaska March 9th, 2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By SoCalGal
I agree with Donna about Vancouver. Try to get...

I agree with Donna about Vancouver. Try to get there a day or two early to explore the city...it is wonderful. There is a round trip day train (Whistler Mountaineer) to Whistler if you have time and...
Forum: Celebrity March 9th, 2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,356
Posted By SoCalGal
Concierge Class staterooms on the Millennium...

Concierge Class staterooms on the Millennium class ships are larger than the standard balcony (191 sq. ft. vs. 170 sq. ft.). They also have a larger sofa and more storage space than the standard. We...
Forum: Celebrity March 7th, 2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,784
Posted By SoCalGal
We prefer first seating because we like the...

We prefer first seating because we like the evening to go to the show, dancing, gamble, or just take a nice stroll around the ship after dinner. And because the food is so wonderful it's not good to...
Forum: Celebrity March 4th, 2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,054
Posted By SoCalGal
I take Downey Wrinkle Release with me on all my...

I take Downey Wrinkle Release with me on all my travels...works very well on most fabrics. Last thing I want to do on any cruise is iron. Plus I make sure I take clothing that is wrinkle resistant...
Forum: Alaska March 2nd, 2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By SoCalGal
This May will be our first time in ISP too. We...

This May will be our first time in ISP too. We have booked a private tour with Capt. Floyd Peterson of F.I.S.H.E.S. out of Hoonah. He does a 3 hour whale watch and wildlife tour on his 35 foot high...
Forum: Celebrity February 21st, 2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By SoCalGal
The Summit has a wonderful fitness center. I...

The Summit has a wonderful fitness center. I think I counted 12-14 treadmills alone. Lots of weights & other equipment, too. You sign into the book for the day & time you want to use a treadmill as...
Forum: Alaska February 6th, 2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By SoCalGal
Our last cruise to Alaska was with my 85 and 86...

Our last cruise to Alaska was with my 85 and 86 year old parents. We had a great time. We rented a car in Skagway and drove up to Emerald Lake (Carcross, Yukon), took whale watch tour in Juneau, and...
Forum: Alaska January 28th, 2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,952
Posted By SoCalGal
Don't miss Misty Fjords...it's one of the most...

Don't miss Misty Fjords...it's one of the most beautiful places on earth. Take a floatplane if you don't have time for the cruise/floatplane combination. You won't regret it. Have fun!
Forum: Alaska January 24th, 2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By SoCalGal
Misty Fjords Excursion

Our cruise ship (Summit) does not offer a 'cruise only' tour to Misty Fjords so I have been unsuccessfully trying to reach Allen Marine Tours for info on their tours. I've tried emailing them with...
Forum: Celebrity December 12th, 2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By SoCalGal
If you don't book Concierge Class or higher the...

If you don't book Concierge Class or higher the wall-mounted hair dryers are pretty useless. Bring your own slippers as they are not provided.
Forum: Celebrity November 19th, 2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,926
Posted By SoCalGal
Avenida Palace, Barcelona

We stayed two nights at the Hotel Avenida Palace and really enjoyed it. It is centrally located and right next to the Ramblas which we walked to each day. Our room was quite comfortable and their...
Forum: Alaska November 14th, 2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By SoCalGal
Ann, Yes Parrot Mom is so right, do take...

Ann,

Yes Parrot Mom is so right, do take your husbands medical records with you. One of the reasons I was taken off the ship is because the ship's doctors thought I had a silent heart attack due...
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