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Forum: Alaska May 19th, 2008, 04:56 PM
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Views: 790
Posted By Travel 25
Tipping?

We always believe in tipping everyone for their sevices on the cruise ship and shore excursions. In the past we have tipped the owner if we went on their float-plane or small boat and they provided...
Forum: Alaska March 28th, 2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Travel 25
Anan Creek

We will be in Ketchikan on Wednesday July 23, 2008. Would Anan Creek be our best option for bear viewing or would you recommend another area. Thank you.
Forum: Australia/New Zealand December 6th, 2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,936
Posted By Travel 25
Need help with shore excursions?

Here is a list of possible shore excurisions we are considering in the following ports:

Cairns---Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park at night or Professor Paddy Colwell Reef Teach

Sydney---Blue...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations October 3rd, 2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By Travel 25
EURO

Is it best to bring euros before the cruise, convert dollars to euros on the cruise ship, or buy them at a local bank while on the cruise? We leave on a med-cruise in a few weeks and people have...
Forum: Celebrity September 28th, 2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By Travel 25
Hello Bob and Sue. We are 4 people (2 couples ) ...

Hello Bob and Sue. We are 4 people (2 couples ) This is our first trip to Europe and we were wondering how long you will be in Pisa and what your plans are for Florence? We are looking over the...
Forum: Alaska September 13th, 2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By Travel 25
Seattle July 16, 2008 and Ketchican July 23, 2008?

Next year we will departing from Seattle and we would like to go to the San Juan islands for an orca tour. Is it worth the trip and if so who do you suggest using for the tour? The ship arrives...
Forum: Alaska May 16th, 2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Travel 25
Victoria Whale Watching

We will be in Victoria in July and want to go whale watching. Would you recommend an independent tour operator and if so who? Many of the whale watching tours use Zodiac-Style boats. Are these...
Forum: Australia/New Zealand May 8th, 2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,059
Posted By Travel 25
Shore Excursions?

Next year ( Feb. 17, 2008), my wife and will be going to Australia and New Zealand. We know nothing about this area. We would appreciate your help as we plan our shore excursions. We often use...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations April 11th, 2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Posted By Travel 25
Chronological order?

How come the first 2 posts on the Europe board never move down like they do on other boards or is it just my computer?
Forum: Australia/New Zealand April 11th, 2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,421
Posted By Travel 25
Feb 17 cruise on mercury.

kmm44
We are on the Feb. 17 cruise , but we are doing the 3 day pre-cruise to take in the Great Barrier Reef. This has been our life long dream ----can not wait. We have the exact same...
Forum: Alaska March 22nd, 2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Travel 25
A total of 4 of us are planning to come between...

A total of 4 of us are planning to come between July 5 to July 22, 2008. We are just waiting for all the cruise lines to post their 2008 schedules.
Forum: Alaska March 21st, 2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Travel 25
Anan or Pack Creek?

Hate to be a pest, but if were to choose between Anan or Pack Creek for bear watching, which would you choose? Thanks again.
Forum: Alaska March 21st, 2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By Travel 25
Karen, any recommendations on private tour...

Karen, any recommendations on private tour operators rather than going through ship tours?
Forum: Alaska March 21st, 2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By Travel 25
Bear watching?

What month offers the best chance of seeing bear in Alaska and where is the best port and location to see them. We have been to Denali Park and were able to see many bears, but have have not seen...
Forum: Celebrity February 14th, 2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Travel 25
Australia on the Mercury?

We are thinking of going to Australia on the Mercury. Someone told us that the only reason Celebrity is using the Mercury for this location is because it is run down and badly needs refurnishing,...
Forum: Alaska February 4th, 2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,818
Posted By Travel 25
Skagway has beautiful moutain scenery but you...

Skagway has beautiful moutain scenery but you will not see much wildlife. Sitka would be my choice if wildlife is your main interest. Last year we went with Davey at Esther G. His web site is...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations January 11th, 2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By Travel 25
Rev22:17 THANKS

Norm,

Thanks for all of your many responses to so many questions. My wife and I have taken 7 cruises and will be going to the Mediterranean (1st time to Europe) this fall . Your posts...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations January 10th, 2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,321
Posted By Travel 25
Train from Civitavecchia to Rome?

How often does the train from Civitavecchia to Rome and then back to Civitavrcchia run? Does it run 24 hours a day? How far from the cruise dock is the train station and is it a safe walk? Where...
Forum: Alaska January 9th, 2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Travel 25
Sorry web site for sitka is: www.sitka.org

Sorry web site for sitka is: www.sitka.org
Forum: Alaska January 9th, 2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Travel 25
Do not know much about Victoria, but Sitka is an...

Do not know much about Victoria, but Sitka is an outstanding wildlife area. You can go to www.sitka.org.com to see the many wildlife tours offered. Last year we went with Esther G Sea Taxi and had...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations December 28th, 2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,881
Posted By Travel 25
Shore Excursions

Do you recommend booking shore excursions to the Med. before you leave or will most still be available once you board the ship? If before how far in advance? Thanks.
Forum: Celebrity December 19th, 2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By Travel 25
We have been in Concierge class twice and have...

We have been in Concierge class twice and have booked it for the third time. The best perk is priorty embarkation lines. They are much shorter. Concierge class also gets priorty tenders and priorty...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations December 19th, 2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By Travel 25
October 21 2007 on Millennium (Mediterranean cruise)

My wife and I have never been to Europe. We are concerned about understanding the language and have no idea what to do with the shore excursions in each port. On previous cruises we often booked...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 24th, 2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,447
Posted By Travel 25
Once again my wife is right. We will be...

Once again my wife is right. We will be returning to the ship each night. Thanks.
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 24th, 2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,447
Posted By Travel 25
Hotel or ship?

Our ship is spending 2 nights in Civitavecchia. Would it be better for us to get a hotel in Rome for one night rather than going back and forth each day on the on the train. My wife wants to stay...
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