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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 6th, 2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,875
Posted By Bandrews
That too bad. We have used Princess Air before...

That too bad. We have used Princess Air before and had no problem. In fact quite the opposite, but things are changing all over, I hope you are able to work it out.
Forum: Alaska July 10th, 2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bandrews
I can't remember any names of the tour companies....

I can't remember any names of the tour companies.

What I would do first thing on board and I do mean FIRST THING, is check with the excursion counter. They may have had some cancellatons or...
Forum: Alaska July 9th, 2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bandrews
trplhrn, I think more than a few have asked...

trplhrn,

I think more than a few have asked that question. I know I did!

Yes, it is expensive and if you get bad reviews to your question you might reconsider and budget your money on other...
Forum: Alaska July 9th, 2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By Bandrews
We had a starboard balcony which put us on the...

We had a starboard balcony which put us on the dock side of the ports.
(Northbound Princess) We liked the dock side for we could see parts of the town, and the docking procedure. In Skagway we saw...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 9th, 2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bandrews
We used Access America 2 years ago. My new...

We used Access America 2 years ago.
My new Sony Cam Mini-DVD camera was stolen from my luggage some where between Anchorage and DFW. Since we changed planes twice, none of the airlines would take...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 9th, 2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Bandrews
Dottiel, We were a family/friends group as...

Dottiel,

We were a family/friends group as well and not all of our staterooms were together.
We purchased inexpensive walkie-talkies (local Sporting Goods Store and Walmart) and no matter where...
Forum: Alaska July 6th, 2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By Bandrews
We took the ERA Helicopter and four glacier tour...

We took the ERA Helicopter and four glacier tour when we were in Juneau and, for me it was the highlight of our cruise.

I had been told that if you really wanted to view Alaska one needs to get in...
Forum: Alaska June 23rd, 2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By Bandrews
We purchased the Transfer package and it was...

We purchased the Transfer package and it was worth every bit of the price. It was so easy. Princess employees were standing as we cleared customs and took us straight to a Taxi to transport us to...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 22nd, 2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Bandrews
Our favorite ship is the Sapphire Princess. We...

Our favorite ship is the Sapphire Princess. We did have a mini-suite so that made it that much more enjoyable. It was wonderful to sit on the balcony and watch the scenery go by, plus it was...
Forum: Alaska May 13th, 2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By Bandrews
We loved the Pan Pacific as well. We booked a...

We loved the Pan Pacific as well. We booked a Harbor Room and watched our Ship, Diamond Princess, dock right along side our room. How cool is that!!! The Pan Pacific Hotel is right on the water,...
Forum: Alaska May 12th, 2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,537
Posted By Bandrews
We were in Alaska in September. Our cruise was...

We were in Alaska in September. Our cruise was September the 2. We had lovely weather for all ports except Ketchikan and it rained most of the time in port, but we just put on our raincoats...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 29th, 2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,699
Posted By Bandrews
Hello Sterling Silver, Yes we are still out...

Hello Sterling Silver,

Yes we are still out here!
i haven't been on the board for several months, just starting scaning and found you.

Your advise was right on. The PH Suite was everything...
Forum: Alaska April 13th, 2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By Bandrews
We cruised with Princess out of Vancouver,to...

We cruised with Princess out of Vancouver,to Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay to Whittier. Our cruise was September. The only time we felt any movement at all was after...
Forum: Alaska March 21st, 2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,583
Posted By Bandrews
We flew with ERA Helicopter and just had an...

We flew with ERA Helicopter and just had an awsome experience. We landed on a glacier. The pilot was great fun and very knowledgable. He explained how the glacier was formed and why the dark line...
Forum: Alaska March 21st, 2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,232
Posted By Bandrews
Kenish is right about the walking. Your husbands...

Kenish is right about the walking. Your husbands foot surgery is a concern. i don't know the severity of it, but I imagine any foot surgery is going to be painful and sore. There is considerable...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines January 31st, 2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By Bandrews
We kept just the Patter. We placed all the ads...

We kept just the Patter. We placed all the ads in a stack and tore them one time and placed them in the waste basket so they could not be passed on to passengers the following week.

Our ship...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines December 23rd, 2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By Bandrews
Just curious, why did the mother stay aboard the...

Just curious, why did the mother stay aboard the cruise ship?
Forum: Alaska November 11th, 2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,436
Posted By Bandrews
The helicopter tour, in and of itself, is an...

The helicopter tour, in and of itself, is an amazing experience. Scenery is just so beautiful!!!!
Forum: Alaska October 22nd, 2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,436
Posted By Bandrews
Me "three"

Me "three"
Forum: Alaska October 14th, 2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Bandrews
You booked a round-trip cruise. We could have...

You booked a round-trip cruise.
We could have had a balcony if we had wanted a round-trip cruise. We wanted a one way cruise from Vancouver to Whittier/Anchorage.
Forum: Alaska October 9th, 2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Bandrews
You are very welcome. My husband and I are not...

You are very welcome. My husband and I are not stand-by people. Too much $ involved not to get what you want.

We have not sailed Alaska with RCCl. We wanted to see Glacier Bay and College Fjord...
Forum: Alaska October 7th, 2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Bandrews
We had the same problem. We have cruised...

We had the same problem.
We have cruised Princess before and wanted to try HAL out of Vancouver in 2008 and were told the same thing.
We were told HAL saves the balcony staterooms for cruisetour...
Forum: Alaska September 26th, 2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By Bandrews
We chose Diamond Princess out of Vancouver to...

We chose Diamond Princess out of Vancouver to Whittier/Anchorage the first week in September last year. One way, Vancouter to Whittier/Anchorage.
Had great weather--little bit of rain in Ketchikan...
Forum: New England / Canada September 18th, 2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By Bandrews
Last year we booked the Pan Pacific. It was...

Last year we booked the Pan Pacific. It was wonderful. We had a port side room and literally saw our "ship come in" and it docked along side the Pan Pacific Hotel. We also booked the Princess...
Forum: Alaska September 18th, 2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By Bandrews
We were in Alaska the first week in September...

We were in Alaska the first week in September last year. The only place we saw bears was on a helicopter tour of the Juneau Ice Fields. From the air we saw a mother bear and her two cubs. Our...
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