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Forum: Holland America December 7th, 2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By Oldsalt
My wife and I have just finished our 6th cruise...

My wife and I have just finished our 6th cruise with HA,we were upgraded to a veranda suite on our China/Vietnam cruise and it was just great,it was like a ballroom in our cabin. We also booked our...
Forum: Holland America November 15th, 2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Oldsalt
Smile No comparison in ships,your mixing apples and...

No comparison in ships,your mixing apples and oranges.
Forum: Holland America November 10th, 2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Oldsalt
Returned last night after a very long flight (15...

Returned last night after a very long flight (15 hrs) plus another 1 hour for the flight from Chicago. The flights and the cruise was excellent,however I would not ever take it this trip to China and...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 13th, 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Oldsalt
Remember the old saying, "Dont confuse me with...

Remember the old saying, "Dont confuse me with facts I have made up my mind." LOL
Forum: All Things Cruising October 7th, 2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Oldsalt
Thank you all for your replies. Now I will go and...

Thank you all for your replies. Now I will go and hunt for a good TA plus do the airline booking myself.
Forum: All Things Cruising October 7th, 2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Oldsalt
Thanks Mike, I have not had a bad experience with...

Thanks Mike, I have not had a bad experience with the cruise consultants but was just wondering about better deals. I will read the post that Kuki wrote.
Forum: All Things Cruising October 7th, 2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Oldsalt
Travel Agents

Some people use Travel Agents (TA) when they book a cruise, I have been on several cruises and I have never used a TA, as I always dealt directly with the Cruise Consultants at the cruise line...
Forum: Holland America October 7th, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By Oldsalt
No need for the bar stool, just take one of those...

No need for the bar stool, just take one of those walking sticks that come with a pull out seat. LOL
Forum: Holland America October 1st, 2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By Oldsalt
Typhoon

The recent typhoons that hit the Philippines and Indonesian must be affecting the cruise lines seeing the bulk of their crews are from that area.
My heart goes out to them not knowing if their love...
Forum: Holland America September 29th, 2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By Oldsalt
Lets not forget to add a bladder for the booze...

Lets not forget to add a bladder for the booze complete with a rubber hose for sipping the nectar. :D
Forum: Holland America September 29th, 2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By Oldsalt
Trip, you will have to buy one of those khaki...

Trip, you will have to buy one of those khaki vests with all the pockets,cutlery in one pocket,bread rolls in the other,for the bread pudding you will have to line your one of your pockets with a...
Forum: Holland America September 28th, 2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By Oldsalt
I wonder why they removed the trays, was it...

I wonder why they removed the trays, was it because of a health hazard, if if was for less food on your tray that would not make any sense because you can always go back for a second helping if you...
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Oldsalt
Mike, I made a slight improvement to your idea on...

Mike, I made a slight improvement to your idea on the luggage tags,I inserted the tags into a clear plastic document sheet then clear taped them closed :) :)
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Oldsalt
Thanks for the tip Mike,I guess I will have to...

Thanks for the tip Mike,I guess I will have to buy a laminating machine if I'm going to do my own tags in the future. :roll:
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Oldsalt
You are right Earl,you do not need any of the...

You are right Earl,you do not need any of the other stuff, I downloaded my Boarding Pass and the baggage tags and thats it.
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Oldsalt
I downloaded the baggage tags and I must say they...

I downloaded the baggage tags and I must say they are very abbreviated,also they will be very flimsy unless you print them on some cardboard stock. :o
Forum: Holland America September 15th, 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,809
Posted By Oldsalt
CanadianCruiseBooker, those are my thought also.,...

CanadianCruiseBooker, those are my thought also., thats why I mentioned the shower looked like a old mobile home shower in my previous post.
Forum: Holland America September 14th, 2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Oldsalt
The BH and I have sailed on the Zaandam,...

The BH and I have sailed on the Zaandam, Zuiderdam, Westerdam, Statendam, Prinsendam, and on the 25 of October we will sail on the Volendam. our plan is to sail on all the dam boats before we run...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff September 13th, 2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,148
Posted By Oldsalt
One of the most important things to consider is...

One of the most important things to consider is what is above your head while in your cabin. On our last trip we were under the Lido deck and it was a lot of noise, guests, stewards ,and deck workers...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff September 12th, 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Oldsalt
Thanks for the information Mike. I also have the...

Thanks for the information Mike. I also have the trip insurance that most cruise lines sell, plus I have a good insurance plan for inside the USA,however I was just considering the airline flight...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff September 12th, 2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Oldsalt
Flight Insurance

How many of our members purchase Flight Insurance? if so what companies do you recommend. At one time I used to see vending machines in the airport but do not remember seeing them lately,maybe they...
Forum: Holland America September 8th, 2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Oldsalt
We received ours yesterday also for the 25th of...

We received ours yesterday also for the 25th of Oct on the Volendam.
Let the music begin Cha- cha -cha. :) :)
Forum: Holland America September 6th, 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Oldsalt
Not the Ryndam Peter just comments in...

Not the Ryndam Peter just comments in general,however I did write some comments of the Prinsendam. Sorry about being a cabin mate with you but I will be sailing on the Volendam to China and Vietnam...
Forum: Holland America September 5th, 2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Oldsalt
Just completed a 14 day trip around the UK on the...

Just completed a 14 day trip around the UK on the this ship. She was very clean,food was excellent,wife said shopping was not that good,I was thankful for that, the entertainment was also excellent ...
Forum: Holland America September 5th, 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,809
Posted By Oldsalt
I just cannot believe that the House keeping...

I just cannot believe that the House keeping staff would let the tile and mold to build up in the shower like that,it looks more like a dirty shower in a dilapidated house trailer. Pictures can...
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