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Forum: Crewmembers August 14th, 2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,308
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi Bettina, When I worked on Regent a guy I...

Hi Bettina,
When I worked on Regent a guy I knew worked in the shops. He typically earnt between 900 to 1200 GBP a month. if you are in the shop manager position the salary will be higher of course...
Forum: Crewmembers August 14th, 2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi Ania, It is very possible to move between...

Hi Ania,
It is very possible to move between positions after completion of one or two contracts, however normally only within departments run by the Hotel (cruise line) such as reception, F&B,...
Forum: Crewmembers August 14th, 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,814
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi GAO 2.0 ! I’ve not worked in this position...

Hi GAO 2.0 !
I’ve not worked in this position so not 100% sure but I believe it’s roughly like this:
On Princess:
Job name : Practica Cabin Status: Single Cabin (can be inside or outside...
Forum: Crewmembers January 16th, 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By JerseyLad
Thanks Paul, sounds good... Just have to...

Thanks Paul, sounds good...

Just have to hope they require an IT offier sometime soon now :-)
Forum: Crewmembers January 9th, 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By JerseyLad
Holland America - Experiences..?

Hi All,

I am keen to hear about anyones experiences of working for HAL in recent times. I am considering applying as an IT officer in the next 12 months or so & would be keen to hear from anyone...
Forum: Crewmembers December 21st, 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi Daniel, Sorry nope, never worked for NCL,...

Hi Daniel,
Sorry nope, never worked for NCL, only Princess & Prestige Cruises.
To be honest the questions they asked were more geared towards personality & customer service based rather than...
Forum: Crewmembers November 3rd, 2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,073
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi Ming, Although not a legal requirement to...

Hi Ming,
Although not a legal requirement to have a C1/D to work on a cruise ship outside of American Waters, most cruise companies will require you to have one. This is so they have the option of...
Forum: Crewmembers October 29th, 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,731
Posted By JerseyLad
Princess - Computer Officer

Ok,

What I'm really keen to know (if anyone out there knows) is if the smaller "brands" owned by the big two - such as Seaboourne / Azamara pay the same as the larger "brands" owned by the same...
Forum: Crewmembers October 19th, 2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,731
Posted By JerseyLad
Salary on different lines

Hi All,

Just wandering if any fellow cruise workers would be willing to "swap stories" with regards to salaries of the different lines. From my experince so far the smaller lines pay more than...
Forum: Crewmembers July 3rd, 2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,227
Posted By JerseyLad
It tends to vary by Cruise company & by rank. ...

It tends to vary by Cruise company & by rank.

For example on Princess if you were allowed to eat in the officers mess it was pretty good. You could order from the passenger menu with the exception...
Forum: Crewmembers June 25th, 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By JerseyLad
Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Hi,

I am due to join the Navigator shortly & was wandering if anyone works / has worked in the past for Regent Seven Seas. If so, are you able to share your opinion of the company / provide any...
Forum: Crewmembers October 28th, 2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By JerseyLad
Computer Officer

Hi,

I can only speak from my own experience working on Princess Cruises but the role of computer officer is technically pretty straight forward, although does cover a wide range of systems (not...
Forum: Crewmembers July 2nd, 2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By JerseyLad
Jabs

Nah you should be fine as far as vaccinations go to be honest mate. Most of these cruises are aimed at Americans who (believe it or not) are sometimes suprised that they actually even need a...
Forum: Crewmembers July 2nd, 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By JerseyLad
work

Best to get some bar work experience in a up market hotel or resort if you can, that will stand you in good favour (I would say at least six months), plus if you can get experience doing fancy...
Forum: Crewmembers July 2nd, 2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,143
Posted By JerseyLad
shoes

Basically I have seen people where all sorts of shoes / trainers etc on board from plimsoles to doc's.

Sneaker's are fine as long as they are completly white (including any logo). Some of the guys...
Forum: Crewmembers April 15th, 2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By JerseyLad
First timers - new blog

Hi all,

I am new to working on a cruise ship & have decided to write a blog about it while i'm away (time permitting). It may or may not be of use / interest to some of you out there so here is...
Forum: Crewmembers March 8th, 2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By JerseyLad
Cool, Thanks again MrMate!

Cool,

Thanks again MrMate!
Forum: Crewmembers March 8th, 2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By JerseyLad
First day - what to wear?

Hi folks just a quick question.

When being picked up from the hotel on your first day to board the ship, should you wear business smart clothes or is it ok to wear jeans etc until such time as...
Forum: Crewmembers March 4th, 2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By JerseyLad
Contract Start Date - Delays

Hi all,

Just a quick question. I have today been informed that my contract date has been delayed for a 2nd time, despite the fact that I gave them three months notice as to when I would be...
Forum: Ask CruiseMates Staff January 7th, 2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi, I am starting on the Tahitian Princess on...

Hi,
I am starting on the Tahitian Princess on the 9th March. I could try & pass on your details if you can wait that long!
Forum: Australia/New Zealand December 14th, 2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,899
Posted By JerseyLad
Yeah EDS Upper Hutt that was it, bout 40 mins on...

Yeah EDS Upper Hutt that was it, bout 40 mins on the train out of wellington. I used to love the train ride to work every day nice sea views!

Haha nnever made it for a cuppa tea but I could...
Forum: Australia/New Zealand December 14th, 2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,899
Posted By JerseyLad
Lombard, Im an I.T guy , while in NZ I...

Lombard,

Im an I.T guy , while in NZ I worked for a company Called EDS just outside of Wellington. We brought a van while we were out there & toured both islands. I've been so tempted to go back...
Forum: Australia/New Zealand December 13th, 2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,899
Posted By JerseyLad
I love NZ, Spent a year there back in 2005...

I love NZ,

Spent a year there back in 2005 between working & travelling. Got to see pretty much the entire country & loved every bit of it. I highly recommend a visit & am hoping to move there...
Forum: Crewmembers December 10th, 2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,646
Posted By JerseyLad
Taoist, Yeah I have a pretty good idea of the...

Taoist,
Yeah I have a pretty good idea of the set-up within reason. At interview stage I was told that there can be another one or two IT people on board but it is usually one IT officer & one...
Forum: Crewmembers December 8th, 2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,646
Posted By JerseyLad
Hi Taoist, Ok, well the recruitment process is...

Hi Taoist,
Ok, well the recruitment process is pretty straight forward, especially if you live on the mainland (bit more expensive if you’re in highlands or islands as they don’t cover flights...
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