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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 11th, 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By Future Cruiser
It is called Wild Animal Park and it is not in...

It is called Wild Animal Park and it is not in San Diego city limits. You can't get there if you don't have a car. I have not been there yet, but will make sure I do someday.

Hotel Del Coronado...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers May 11th, 2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Future Cruiser
Because today (May 11) is exactly one year before...

Because today (May 11) is exactly one year before I board the Sapphire Princess I will give Mom, who booked the cruise, souvenir books about the Getty Center and Butchart Gardens, two places we...
Forum: Styles At Sea April 10th, 2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,249
Posted By Future Cruiser
Ditto. It is nobody's job but the robe wearer to...

Ditto. It is nobody's job but the robe wearer to worry about when to wear his or her robe (or pajamas for that matter). Sometimes I wear my pajamas several hours after I get up in the morning, so why...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 9th, 2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Future Cruiser
I am shocked this is not my thread. I posted one...

I am shocked this is not my thread. I posted one with the same subject title and got no replies. Now I can't find it. Was it deleted? :confused:
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff April 7th, 2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Future Cruiser
Paul, what are you calling relatively cheap? A...

Paul, what are you calling relatively cheap? A round trip flight to Honolulu is expensive. I could book a balcony cabin on Carninval for the price of a Honolulu plane ticket.

If the cost of...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 6th, 2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By Future Cruiser
My travel agent thinks the media generally is...

My travel agent thinks the media generally is negative in its cruise reporting. He cited a case of cruise ship passengers getting swine flu during their shore excursion and noted that had nothing to...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 4th, 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 778
Posted By Future Cruiser
San Diego is the best for cruisers

Although I have only taken land trips so far I can say with absolute certainty San Diego wins. I was there twice and unlike all other cruise ship port cities I have been to it looks like it was built...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers April 3rd, 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,483
Posted By Future Cruiser
I organize my packing list in outline style: ...

I organize my packing list in outline style:

Clothing
**Shirts
----Short sleeve
#####T-shirts
----Long sleeve
####Sweatshirts
etcetera
Forum: First-Time Cruisers April 3rd, 2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,935
Posted By Future Cruiser
In case you lose your passport on your way to the...

In case you lose your passport on your way to the ship. Many people still think they do need their passports during port calls.

Of course I know better than that. If they accept American currency...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 28th, 2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Future Cruiser
What makes you think they can't take photos of...

What makes you think they can't take photos of the lava? I saw pictures of it online, so it obfviously is possible to take good ones at midnight. The key is setting your camera. There is a way to...
Forum: Azamara Cruises March 27th, 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,693
Posted By Future Cruiser
Question Why Boston?

Wouldn't it make more sense to have it start in New York, where the Titanic was going, than Boston? I don't see any reason to embark in Boston when that was not the Titanic destination port.
Forum: Travel Gripes! March 26th, 2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,333
Posted By Future Cruiser
I went to the official websites for all three...

I went to the official websites for all three cruise lines. Only P&O mentions the fact that kids are not welcome on every ship as far as I can tell. :confused:

Azamara claims to spend more time...
Forum: Travel Gripes! March 26th, 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,333
Posted By Future Cruiser
I am fully aware not all parents and kids are bad...

I am fully aware not all parents and kids are bad but I can't tell you how many times I've seen parents deliberately ignore their fussy kids, including crying babies, and kids who obviously are under...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 26th, 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Future Cruiser
Street, which ship were you on? I saw both the...

Street, which ship were you on? I saw both the Oosterdam and the Zaandam are on its Circle Hawaii routes.
Forum: Celebrity March 26th, 2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Future Cruiser
OK these are my interests for an ideal onboard...

OK these are my interests for an ideal onboard experience:

Lectures
Demonstrations
Classes
Stage shows
Concerts
Piano Bar
Dancing
Swimming
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 25th, 2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Future Cruiser
Katlady, everything I read and heard is about...

Katlady, everything I read and heard is about Celebrity being a better cruise line. I liked HAL's itinerary better because it has only one tender port and the Hilo hours are 8-5. A midnight sail...
Forum: Celebrity March 25th, 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Future Cruiser
Question Questions about the Century

I read the Century is older and smaller and consequently cannot be Solsticized like the Millenium class ships. That makes me wonder if she is good enough for 15 nights, 9 of them sea days, because...
Forum: Travel Gripes! March 25th, 2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,333
Posted By Future Cruiser
I can only speak for myself, but this is why...

I can only speak for myself, but this is why having kids onboard bothers me:

1. Even if the kids are "supervised," their parents let them do what they want to do.
2. Often kids get fussy when...
Forum: Travel Gripes! March 25th, 2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,333
Posted By Future Cruiser
Ditto here. If Celebrity or Princess sailed out...

Ditto here. If Celebrity or Princess sailed out of Port Canaveral I would not take Carnival first, even though my first cruise is in October. My second cruise will start the day prior to Mother's...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 24th, 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Future Cruiser
Thumbs down Celebrity or HAL to Hawaii?

Has anyone else had this problem before?

When I went to the Celebrity and HAL websites, I discovered one has a better ship and the other has a better itinerary. Circle Hawaii cruises have 10 sea...
Forum: Health at Sea March 22nd, 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,374
Posted By Future Cruiser
I have flown to and from 29 airports all over...

I have flown to and from 29 airports all over America, so I have no reason to believe pills in a box with seven compartments should raise a red flag anywhere. Medications that a TSA agent would worry...
Forum: Health at Sea March 22nd, 2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,904
Posted By Future Cruiser
I have both private insurance and Medicare...

I have both private insurance and Medicare because I am physically disabled. My mom is 65, so she got Medicare in October on top of the private insurance. The big question: "Will my private insurance...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 21st, 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By Future Cruiser
One of the reasons I go to beaches is to feel the...

One of the reasons I go to beaches is to feel the wet sand on my feet. I also like to put my feet under the dry sand and venture out to the water to feel the waves. So I have not asked myself this...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff March 21st, 2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Future Cruiser
Does anyone know if T-Mobile works in the Bahamas?

Does anyone know if T-Mobile works in the Bahamas?
Forum: Shopping! March 21st, 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,772
Posted By Future Cruiser
I am not a smoker or drinker, but I have a rule...

I am not a smoker or drinker, but I have a rule to always collect postcards and also buy destination t-shirts.
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