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Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports December 23rd, 2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By lv2b@sea
Robh, congratulations on your anniversary. We...

Robh, congratulations on your anniversary. We just did r/t Hawaii on the Golden from San Pedro. The Crowne Plaza, as Kuki recommended (and where we met him a few years ago) is a nice hotel about...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff December 13th, 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By lv2b@sea
We took our 16 y/o neighbor girl and we were...

We took our 16 y/o neighbor girl and we were asked for this letter. It is a must have. We even made copies to carry around the different ports. Be sure to include any activities you might be doing...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 10th, 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By lv2b@sea
B2B OR B2B - change ships

We have never done a back to back but prefer 14+ day cruises.

We are booked on the Oasis for next May. Since it is a 7 day cruise, we have been seriously thinking about booking the Allure for the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 6th, 2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By lv2b@sea
FYI - Budget is the closest car rental to the...

FYI - Budget is the closest car rental to the port, just down the street from the Radisson. We dropped it off the day/night before to save a day's charge and took the hotel's shuttle to the port....
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 5th, 2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By lv2b@sea
The last dozen cruises or more we have been...

The last dozen cruises or more we have been taking DH suit and clean dress shirts in our carry on so when we get to the cabin we just put the suit out for dry cleaning and the shirts for pressing...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 5th, 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,623
Posted By lv2b@sea
We just cruised the Freedom in August and loved...

We just cruised the Freedom in August and loved it. We are also in California but I grew up on Merritt Island by Cocoa Beach and went to my class reunion. To "encourage" my DH to go with me, we...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 5th, 2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By lv2b@sea
We just cruised on the Golden r/t Hawaii and...

We just cruised on the Golden r/t Hawaii and loved the Explorer's Lounge better than the Wheelhouse Bar, better band and seating. The band Indigo was fantastic - Hi Angela and boys - We also made...
Forum: Hotels October 29th, 2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By lv2b@sea
This should help you. New York Cruise Terminal -...

This should help you. New York Cruise Terminal - Terminal Information (http://www.nycruise.com/terminal.html) There is a Manhattan Port and a Brooklyn Port. We stayed in the Hampton Inn across from...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 28th, 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By lv2b@sea
Port Canaveral is an hour's drive East from...

Port Canaveral is an hour's drive East from Orlando and I would recommend the Hamptonn Inn or Comfort Inn (close to each other) on A1A. They both offer Park/cruise packages. There is an IHOP across...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports October 27th, 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By lv2b@sea
We have stayed at the Embassy Suites on PCH, the...

We have stayed at the Embassy Suites on PCH, the Omni and the Best Western on Ash Street. We could see the ship from our 9th floor balcony at the BW. There is a Holiday Inn directly across the...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 25th, 2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By lv2b@sea
Yes they are middle balcony seats for people with...

Yes they are middle balcony seats for people with Gold Sea Pass cards. Besides the Diamond Plus cruisers, they are for the ones who booked suites and above also. Unfortunately, Jr Suites don't...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers October 18th, 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By lv2b@sea
Hope, as everyone has reassured you, there are...

Hope, as everyone has reassured you, there are public stairs. They are out in the open and plentifull for everyone. I always take the stairs, beating my husband who has to take the elevator if it's...
Forum: Embarkation/Debarkation Ports October 17th, 2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By lv2b@sea
Mustang Sally There is a WalMart just 8 miles...

Mustang Sally
There is a WalMart just 8 miles from the port on Merritt Island. You will be driving the 528 (BLine) to Port Canaveral. Just go south on A1A to the 520 West and it is right there on...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 15th, 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By lv2b@sea
Thanks

Thank you for the replies! We were thinking the same thing about being closer to things, especially at night. The only plus we thought of being so high would be the view but I think that would be...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 14th, 2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By lv2b@sea
Oasis deck question

We are going on the Oasis next May and have booked a hump cabin on deck 7. There are cabins above and below but above us are also the specialty restaurants. Is deck 7 good? We always book deck 9...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 8th, 2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By lv2b@sea
If I remember correctly, when we cruised on the...

If I remember correctly, when we cruised on the Freedom in August, our status was printed on our board pass we printed from RCCL website. It said Priority Boarding so we showed it to a cruise...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 4th, 2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,964
Posted By lv2b@sea
Personally, I would not cash the $2,600 check...

Personally, I would not cash the $2,600 check right away. By cashing the check, you are saying okay - thank you. If you are still not happy and think more can be done, wait if you can afford it. ...
Forum: Shore Excursions September 24th, 2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By lv2b@sea
We were diverted to Cozumel last month via...

We were diverted to Cozumel last month via Hurricane Karl. We were docked across from El Cid Hotel and a couple others. I went on the balcony and said I wish we could just hang out there all day...
Forum: Travel Gripes! September 21st, 2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,501
Posted By lv2b@sea
We just cruise the Freedom and we were outside...

We just cruise the Freedom and we were outside but no life jackets needed. We had to show our Sea Pass Card. Only 1 announcement for a couple missing but it was over in 20 minutes.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 15th, 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,772
Posted By lv2b@sea
fourxbusymom, We were also on a cruise the same...

fourxbusymom,
We were also on a cruise the same dates, 8/29-9/6, and we were "notified" of our itinerary change at the Muster Drill by the Captain. So instead of doing an Eastern we were doing a...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 11th, 2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By lv2b@sea
In 2002 on the NCL Star they were charging $10 to...

In 2002 on the NCL Star they were charging $10 to attend the show - Marty Allen was the headliner...it was boycotted by many. We haven't done a NCL cruise since and probably never will again. As it...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International September 10th, 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,331
Posted By lv2b@sea
We always have DH suit dry cleaned for $9 the...

We always have DH suit dry cleaned for $9 the first day, saves on packing because it is in a bag in our carry on. We also send his 2 clean formal shirts, different colors, just for pressing @ $1.75...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 13th, 2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,040
Posted By lv2b@sea
We will have our 4th JS in 2 weeks and I think...

We will have our 4th JS in 2 weeks and I think for the $$ we prefer it over a Grand. We love the walk-in closet and always have plenty of room, once even with a stroller and pack n play. The Grand...
Forum: Celebrity August 5th, 2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,494
Posted By lv2b@sea
How about me??? After 30 cruises we finally...

How about me??? After 30 cruises we finally booked our first Celebrity next year on the Summit, C2 category, cabin 7074. We, too, have cabins above and below and the elevator is not too far. My DH...
Forum: Celebrity July 30th, 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By lv2b@sea
We used credit cards and got a good exchange...

We used credit cards and got a good exchange rate. Capital One doesn't charge a fee for this service.
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