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Forum: South America January 19th, 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,294
Posted By TexasHeather
Question What cruise line did you use for S American "round the cape" cruise???

Hi all, we had planned to do this cruise (BA to Chile) in Dec 2008 and had to cancel it. We're getting ready to re-book for Dec 2010, and found out that NCL is no longer going to offer this cruise...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines January 19th, 2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By TexasHeather
Question Norwegian Phasing Out the S. America cruise (BA to Chile, around the cape) -- true?

Looking at the NCL website today, my hubby found the S American cruise schedule only goes out to the end of the current season, yet he found other cruises scheduled into 2012.

He called NCL to...
Forum: South America January 19th, 2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,100
Posted By TexasHeather
I realize this is an old post, but in case of...

I realize this is an old post, but in case of future questions/looking for answers -- Carnaval is determined by the start of Lent -- anyone in the US can figure it out by first finding Ash Wednesday...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines June 16th, 2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,261
Posted By TexasHeather
We are getting ready to cruise (Dec '08) on the...

We are getting ready to cruise (Dec '08) on the NCL Sun with 5 of us in an inside cabin, category I. Haven't done it yet, so I can't comment on how well we'll actually fit, and it's 2 adults/3 kids...
Forum: Family Cruising June 14th, 2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,128
Posted By TexasHeather
Thanks, Luisa! That helps a lot!

Thanks, Luisa! That helps a lot!
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 13th, 2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
A (dark) suit is fine for gents, since that's one...

A (dark) suit is fine for gents, since that's one of the options that the cruise lines have long prescribed within their standard of "modified formal" attire. One suggestion, though -- do bring...
Forum: All Things Cruising June 12th, 2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By TexasHeather
You might try searching for a cruise out of...

You might try searching for a cruise out of Houston (which will really be La Porte). I know a few of the cruise lines sail out of there instead of Galveston; should be roughly the same drive for...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 11th, 2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
You're welcome! A "good jumping off point"...

You're welcome!

A "good jumping off point" is exactly what I intended the packing lists to be. It's impossible to create a packing list that's right for every passenger going to every destination...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 11th, 2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
thanks for all the help, everyone. Norm,...

thanks for all the help, everyone.

Norm, that list is a great starting point - thanks for that! I'll do some tweaking, but it's a good jumping off point.

Sounds like for the most part I can...
Forum: Family Cruising June 10th, 2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,128
Posted By TexasHeather
Thank you so much, Luisa! That would be...

Thank you so much, Luisa! That would be wonderful.

I've got plenty of time, so whenever you hear back will be great.
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 6th, 2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
this is true, but for the cold weather stuff,...

this is true, but for the cold weather stuff, jeans will be much warmer.

and I'm embarrassed to admit -- my boys don't even OWN long pants that are not denim. They are far too rough & tumble to...
Forum: Family Cruising June 6th, 2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,128
Posted By TexasHeather
Kid's Crew Backpack on Norwegian?? Details??

I was looking at the gifts offered on NCL's website, b/c my middle son will have a bday on the cruise, and I saw the Kid's Crew Backpack, with pricing for 3-day, 5-day, or 7-day set-up.
...
Forum: Family Cruising June 6th, 2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,576
Posted By TexasHeather
yes, we realize that. It's really a plus to us,...

yes, we realize that. It's really a plus to us, b/c it means better/more individualized attn. in the Kid's Clubs.

of course, S America has school break during that time, so there might be some...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 5th, 2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
Thanks, Marty. Since I don't get to dress up in...

Thanks, Marty. Since I don't get to dress up in "real life" I'm looking forward to dressing up a bit on the cruise.

As for the guys -- they'll be wearing jeans during the day on the colder parts...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing June 5th, 2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By TexasHeather
packing for 14 night, S. American, Freestyle cruise??

This is my first 14-day cruise, and I'm budgeting for laundry one time during the cruise -- we are a family of 5, so I can't see taking the luggage for 14 nights for all 5 of us.

But, I'm having...
Forum: Family Cruising June 4th, 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,576
Posted By TexasHeather
We are booked for Dec 7, 2008 14-night cruise...

We are booked for Dec 7, 2008 14-night cruise from Buenos Aires to Valpairiso/Santiago, on NCL ship the Sun, with our 3 boys ages 11, turning 8, and 3.5 (at time of sailing; yes, the 7 yr old will...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 9th, 2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,078
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: Is Carnival kid friendly or a party ship?

just returned from a Carnival cruise with my 9, 5 & 1 yr old boys, and we were beyond impressed. The Camp Carnival kids' program was excellent (the boys were in the 2-5 yr group, and the 6-8 yr...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 30th, 2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By TexasHeather
and, yes, just my opinion; I certainly didn't...

and, yes, just my opinion; I certainly didn't mean to mislead. And, truly, your stepdaughter is incredibly talented, as are all of the dancers/singers. All the shows, whether to my taste or not,...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: TexasHeather

I went ahead and posted the schedule -- look for my post titled camp carnival ecstasy schedule inside.

Hope it helps!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,779
Posted By TexasHeather
Camp Carnival -- Ecstasy -- Schedule Inside!

After several requests to email, I'm just posting the schedule here.

This is from the Ecstasy, as of 9/18/06. My boys loved it -- the program is truly phenomenal. I can easily see why they are...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: TexasHeather

ready2go...

I have the Camp Carnival schedule; it's a bit lengthy to post, but if you post your email I can email it to you.

If you aren't comfortable with that, a quick summary -- excellent...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 29th, 2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: ? CAMP CARNIVAL "GLORY"

sending it out : )

and, don't know how it compares to disney, but our boys had a blast!
Forum: Health at Sea September 28th, 2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,082
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: Still Rocking

I know this is an old thread, but so glad I found it -- just been back 6 days, still feel like my equillibrium is out of whack -- not dizzy or sea-sick, just like I'm listing to one side. If I tilt...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 27th, 2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: ? CAMP CARNIVAL "GLORY"

I have camp carnival activities from the ecstasy; I know, not the same ship, but I would imagine the activities to be similar. What ages do you need it for? I have the 2-5 and the 6-8. If it will...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 27th, 2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By TexasHeather
Re: Beverages

HI! Just returned from sailing on the Ecstasy -- we were able to get iced tea at lunch, but I don't recall it being offered at dinner. That is in the formal dining room -- in the "seaside bistro"...
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