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Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal February 1st, 2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Josie
I find when its cloudy or rainy the ocean water...

I find when its cloudy or rainy the ocean water is dark and "feels" cold, even if its not. Hard to see the sunlight shining on the fishies.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 25th, 2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By Josie
The pool had lots of sand in it, pieces of hair,...

The pool had lots of sand in it, pieces of hair, bandaids, etc. Dirty.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 22nd, 2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By Josie
I agree with other posts - SoS is beautiful. ...

I agree with other posts - SoS is beautiful. However, we found the pool dirty, all the time, and small for the size of the ship. And, contrary to another post, the beds were the most uncomfortable...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 4th, 2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By Josie
Pre Cruise Hotel - Los Angeles for Diamond Princess

Just booked a suite on DP for Hawaii in September. Only 8 months to go!

Am planning arriving a day or two early to LA area - I know the city is extremely spread out. Don't know where LAX is in...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 28th, 2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By Josie
Mini suite vs. regular balcony cabin - what's the difference

We are going to Hawaii next September. Considering booking a mini-suite - not too much more expensive and a bit of extra room would be nice for a 15 day cruise. Does anyone know the difference in...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International November 6th, 2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Josie
you can also pre-book before you leave home if...

you can also pre-book before you leave home if you are Crown and Anchor members and have a particular night/time in mind.
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal November 6th, 2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Josie
There's no Sandals resort in Barbados - any other...

There's no Sandals resort in Barbados - any other suggestions?
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal November 6th, 2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Josie
Barbados - Hotels giving beach access?

We will be stopping in Barbados and would like to spend the day at the beach. Don't like big surf - sandy and calm waters. Ideally looking for a nice hotel that will allow beach access and use of...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 17th, 2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By Josie
Wine Program?

Can anyone confirm if RCCL still has its "wine program" - where you can buy a quantity of wine for better prices than individual bottles? I know you can no longer buy liquor onboard to take to your...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International October 17th, 2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By Josie
Chops or Portofino .... or both

Am going on Serenade next month. Have been to Portofino's on AOS and VOS - loved it. Have never been to Chops (I don't think they have these on Adventure or Voyageur?) Does anyone have a...
Forum: Alaska September 7th, 2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By Josie
Problems shipping your fish home ??

Did anyone else catch a fish in Alaska this summer that they have not yet seen? We got home at the end of July, and are still waiting. It is impossible to reach the company (Buy N Pack Seafood in...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 23rd, 2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,110
Posted By Josie
Alcohol

we have never had any problem bringing wine on board .... in early July, we brought a case of 12 bottles (carry-on). They don't seem to consider "wine" as "alcohol"
Forum: Celebrity August 16th, 2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Josie
I just returned from the Summit (July 15 7 day...

I just returned from the Summit (July 15 7 day Alaska). I don't view myself as a negative person, but I did write a note/review to indicate that the Summit was in the "worst shape" I have ever...
Forum: Celebrity August 11th, 2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By Josie
Celebrity Summit - needs some work!

Just back from a cruise on Celebrity Summit to Alaska. Have sailed Summit twice before, and have had about a dozen cruises, RCCL, Princess, etc. I have to say the Summit was in the "worst" shape I...
Forum: Alaska August 11th, 2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,790
Posted By Josie
we just got back last week. Rain every day, and...

we just got back last week. Rain every day, and snow in Icy Strait Point. Dress warm!!! Saw the sun for about 2 hours in Sitka.
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii July 5th, 2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,845
Posted By Josie
Availability does seem rather limited. And...

Availability does seem rather limited. And prices highly variable.
I wonder why Princess is charging $1000 more for a balcony room (for 2) than Celebrity 15/14 night cruise. I have preferences for...
Forum: South Pacific - Hawaii June 27th, 2006, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,845
Posted By Josie
Best time to cruise to Hawaii??

we are planning a round trip cruise from Southern Cal to Hawaii for 2007. We are flexible on the dates - could go in summer or early fall (up until November). Is there any time "better" than...
Forum: Celebrity June 22nd, 2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,704
Posted By Josie
here's some help - coffee and tea are always free...

here's some help - coffee and tea are always free in the dining room or at the buffet. Juice is free in the dining room and buffet at breakfast. Some juices or lemonade and or ice tea is free in...
Forum: Alaska June 15th, 2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By Josie
You will also not have any problem buying a...

You will also not have any problem buying a transfer on the ship during your cruise for the trip to the airport after the cruise.
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal June 8th, 2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Josie
we were there a few months ago. Only a few of...

we were there a few months ago. Only a few of the shops opened early (the grocery store for example). Most of them didn't open until 9:00.... or later.... I don't find the employees too eager to...
Forum: Caribbean & Panama Canal June 8th, 2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Josie
Buck Island?

Have been to St. Thomas many times - never to Buck Island. Thinking of trying it out - any comments on it? Are there facilities there? Do they have a nice beach (I don't like rocky beach - sandy...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 23rd, 2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Josie
Serenade of the Seas vs. Voyageur Class

I just booked Serenade of the Seas for November - I thought it was a sister to the Voyageur and Explorer but I see its a Radiance Class.

Would appreciate any comments/advice about the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 24th, 2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By Josie
Why are there so few cruises sailing from San Juan this fall

We used to have a wide range from which to choose - this year there are very few (I have only checked Celebrity, Princess and RCL) sailing from San Juan. Does anyone know why? Has it become...
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