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Forum: Travel Gripes! January 22nd, 2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By marvholly
Actually I commited this "sin" multiple times on...

Actually I commited this "sin" multiple times on my last cruise. I am a smoker and the only tables with ashtrays on the smoking side of the lido were 4 tops. I could have moved the ashtray but then...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing January 22nd, 2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By marvholly
I NEVER put my home address on my luggage. ...

I NEVER put my home address on my luggage. Traveling via Ohare airport (Chicago) it is a sure way to get my house robbed. I have had my business cards laminated and punched as luggage tags. I...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines November 5th, 2005, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By marvholly
You cannot be embarcing on 12/3 as my Jewel trip...

You cannot be embarcing on 12/3 as my Jewel trip gets back on 12/4. The Jewel does Sun/Sun itineraries.

I will really try to leave her in good shape for you. have fun.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers October 9th, 2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By marvholly
Paul: I am still hving the log-in problem.

Paul:

I am still hving the log-in problem.
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 9th, 2005, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,984
Posted By marvholly
Promise. I will NOT be there. I am doing a...

Promise. I will NOT be there.

I am doing a land trip in May.
Forum: Travel Gripes! October 9th, 2005, 06:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,076
Posted By marvholly
Possible reason: The board is NOT retaining my...

Possible reason: The board is NOT retaining my log in in spite of ALL previous requests to do so and it is a PAIN to have to do it repeatedly.

Personal reason: While I am a very seasoned cruiser...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 9th, 2005, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By marvholly
Absolutly NOT. I visited Gr. Cayman MANY...

Absolutly NOT.

I visited Gr. Cayman MANY years ago (1990 I think) and again 3/04 when I also was in Cozumel. I suspect the difference has 2 bases: Grand Cayman was originally British and the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 1st, 2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By marvholly
If you paid for your tickets on a cc and were...

If you paid for your tickets on a cc and were billed within the last 60 or 90 days you can dispute the charge.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 1st, 2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By marvholly
Have sailed both: Triumph 1999, Victory 3/04. ...

Have sailed both: Triumph 1999, Victory 3/04.

ALL Carnvial basic menus are the same fleetwide for 7 days. Individual chefs MIGHT mix day 1 appetisers, day 2 entrees and day 3 desserts but over...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 25th, 2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By marvholly
My first cruise was my honeymoon back in 1969. ...

My first cruise was my honeymoon back in 1969. Got everyone beat so far timewise.

I remeber the total was about $3000; air, cruise in inside, tips and excursions and 3 days in MIA. The 3 days...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 10th, 2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By marvholly
Re: How do you deal with Non-Drinkers

Another point:
If you are looking for someone to share a bottle of wine at dinner and get no takers every cruise line (Carnival, NCL, Celebrity) will re-cork and save YOUR bottle for you to have...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing August 30th, 2005, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By marvholly
Pack for Cruise + 3 Days

My cruise companion this year has not cruised since 2000. She believes we can get to the airport 30-60 minutes before our flight. I have VERY much disabused her of this notion. Since our flich is...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff August 30th, 2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By marvholly
Re: airfare -- better to schedule with cruise or separately?

I have done a BUNCH of carribean/mex riv cruises between 1999 and my o5 cruise (6 to be exact). EVERY time the cruise line wanted $100/more pp to book air via them. AND they tend to book HORRIBLE...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 30th, 2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By marvholly
Re: TAXI FEE ! WAY COST MIA

It was $20 11/03 + tip. I would assume it is up at least $5 now and probably more with the cost of gas. When you leave the baggage claim area the prices are posted on a board by the taxi stand.
...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 27th, 2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By marvholly
Re: Family Dining Hours on Board

I also don't think it is quite right or fair to have a specific time for families to dine. I cruised w/ my kids back in 1989 & 1990 when they were a max of 11 & 15. We eat late at home and chose...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine August 27th, 2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,828
Posted By marvholly
Re: sushi!!!

Actually, they do serve sushi in the Victory one day for lunch on the lido at the station that they use to rotate different cuisines every day. Had 3/04. Plain old ordinary. Mostly California type...
Forum: Travel Gripes! August 25th, 2005, 05:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,483
Posted By marvholly
Re: Do they spoil your Cruise?

I beat most of you. My first cruise was in 1969. It cost more for a 7 day inside than I paid for ANY cruise since including the 8 day balcony (booked, got a mini suite) in 2001 and the next one I...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 14th, 2005, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By marvholly
Re: Oldest daughter is getting married

Congrats. I am at the other end. Youngest DD is getting married in 3 weeks so I am almost done.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers August 14th, 2005, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By marvholly
Re: GAS PRICES SUCK!!!

Prices keep jumping up more & more everyday. Filled up 8/6 for 2.49 at Shell. Thur eve (8/11) Shell was 2.64. Fri afternoon same Shell stations were 2.73. Gas spot market is nuts but only up...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 14th, 2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By marvholly
Re: LIBERTY Roll Call Dec. 18th

Fancy meeting you here. I am the Skokie mother of debbie21479. I think there was a post here for your cruise a bit back by the list keeper.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 14th, 2005, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,633
Posted By marvholly
Re: Car Rental Dropoff @ Port of Miami

Personally experienced this 3/04. Had made a car reserve w/ National via their 800 number and was told they did MIA-pier suttle. When I called the airport location direct to confirm the shuttle...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 13th, 2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By marvholly
Re: coral world

Personally, I have not been to Coral World in >10 years. However, as an animal nut I found it facisnating. Late hubby thought I was NUTS. Would I go again? You betcha!! i could easily spen an...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 13th, 2005, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By marvholly
Re: dinner LATE TIPS

I have 10 cruises over 35+ years (since my honeymoon in 1969) under my belt and your plan is EXACTLY what late hubby/last/next cruise companion & I do/did since at least my NCL Spirit 2001. The...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 7th, 2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By marvholly
Re: fly into Ft. Lau. for Miami port?

Carnival cruise transfers were $32 pp rt in 3/04. If you are a larger group than 2 and/or going in 1 more days early/ staying later a rental car may be a better bet. There is NO drop off charge...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 7th, 2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By marvholly
Re: Smoking on Carnival

In general on ALL Carnival ships, all the dine rooms are smoke free, main show lounge is smoke free, several of the bar/smaller lounges are smoke free.

Smoking is allowed in a lounge or 2, and on...
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