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Forum: Holland America December 14th, 2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,065
Posted By homeatlast
Way to go.....I know how stressful it must be not...

Way to go.....I know how stressful it must be not to know your cabin assignment but it looks like it worked out for you. Enjoy the ship. She is beautiful.
Forum: Holland America November 24th, 2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,065
Posted By homeatlast
I second that on the ship. I traveled in Europe...

I second that on the ship. I traveled in Europe on her and loved it. As far as the cabin, I received my cabin just about 10 days out. So you should be seeing it any day now....enjoy
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations September 23rd, 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By homeatlast
I second the April timeframe. Last year we did a...

I second the April timeframe. Last year we did a Med cruise in Mid April and the weather was beautiful. Ranged from 70-80's including Italy, Greece and Croatia. Plenty of sunning took place on the...
Forum: Holland America June 8th, 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By homeatlast
I also like to board as soon as possible if...

I also like to board as soon as possible if nothing but to relax and unpack, especially since you can go to your cabin right away now. Then go to lunch. We also tend to go to the port city at least a...
Forum: Holland America May 4th, 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By homeatlast
I just returned from a cruise two days ago that...

I just returned from a cruise two days ago that went to Nafplion and Katakolon and also Corfu. You can walk to the main area in Katakolon as you dock right near the main street. We did not go on a...
Forum: Holland America May 4th, 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By homeatlast
I just returned from Venice two days ago so the...

I just returned from Venice two days ago so the info I have is as accurate as you can get. The 16hr pass is 16 euros, the 24hr pass is 18 euros, the 36hr pass is 23 euros and the 48hr pass is 28...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers February 27th, 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 25,689
Posted By homeatlast
I live in rural Montana so only have the usual...

I live in rural Montana so only have the usual DSL (at that is even slow) I have a Kindle with no options but to load via computer. I have done it several times and it is fairly painless. I also had...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines September 27th, 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By homeatlast
I have a Kindle and love it. Always take it when...

I have a Kindle and love it. Always take it when I travel. I live in a very rural area so my wireless does not work anyway. I always leave it off and download any books I want thought my computer to...
Forum: Holland America September 18th, 2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By homeatlast
Smile International flights

I am going on a cruise next April that leaves from Barcelona and ends in Venice. I have already booked our flights about 2 months ago. I never have had HAL do the flights since they always seem to be...
Forum: Holland America July 31st, 2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By homeatlast
Simple. The best service on any of the...

Simple. The best service on any of the cruiselines and beautiful ships that look like "ships" and let you experience the beauty of being on the ocean. If I wanted rockclimbing walls, water slides, or...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 8th, 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By homeatlast
OVERPACKING.....my first cruise I went out and...

OVERPACKING.....my first cruise I went out and bought all new clothes and formal wear and brought enough on my one week cruise to last a month. Not only was it a bother to bring the large suitcases I...
Forum: Holland America July 2nd, 2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,378
Posted By homeatlast
I have mixed feelings about formal nights. I...

I have mixed feelings about formal nights. I enjoy getting dressed up since I rarely have that opportunity outside of cruising. And in the past have bought formal clothes just for the cruises....
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 29th, 2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 465
Posted By homeatlast
I had to put my terrier down last August when she...

I had to put my terrier down last August when she was 13 yo. Even after all these months I miss her every day yet I know it was the right decision for her. I am sorry for your loss and as only...
Forum: Holland America March 22nd, 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By homeatlast
I have done three with HAL One way back in 1993...

I have done three with HAL One way back in 1993 on the now retired Rotterdam then again just three years ago on the Zaandam and a year ago on the Statendam. Yes there are some minor changes (like the...
Forum: All Things Cruising March 8th, 2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By homeatlast
I stayed on her way back in the mid 90's. She...

I stayed on her way back in the mid 90's. She belonged to the Disney corporation at the time. They had a "Ghost walk" where they took you down to the third class rooms and into the bowels of the ship...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers February 7th, 2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By homeatlast
The Paris sewer tour might be kind of interesting...

The Paris sewer tour might be kind of interesting in a weird sort of way but some of the others.....no thanks. Especially the border one. My husband is a customs agent....don't think he would...
Forum: Tech Support - Help using our Message Boards February 6th, 2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 23,827
Posted By homeatlast
just testing

Testing clock
Forum: Alaska January 22nd, 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By homeatlast
I am in agreement with the glacier trip in...

I am in agreement with the glacier trip in Juneau. Also with the train to White Pass in Skagway. My husband got pictures you would not believe. People I show them to assume they are professional and...
Forum: Holland America December 10th, 2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,566
Posted By homeatlast
trip to Alaska

Been to Alaska twice on HAL The last time was just two years ago in May. We has beautiful weather. So you could experiance either extremes. In Juneau I actually didn't even need my jacket it was so...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers November 22nd, 2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By homeatlast
I was nine years old and heard some teachers...

I was nine years old and heard some teachers talking about it. They let us out of school earlier-most of us didn't know why. When I got home my mother was talking on the phone to a neighbor and...
Forum: Holland America May 15th, 2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By homeatlast
I just returned from a cruise on the Statendam....

I just returned from a cruise on the Statendam. She is a lovely ship with great crew. You will love her. My experiance has been that there are always people that dress up on formal nights and others...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing April 19th, 2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By homeatlast
two years ago we cruised Alaska in early May and...

two years ago we cruised Alaska in early May and ended up with wonderfully sunny days and while we were docked in Juneau they even opened the sliding panels to the indoor pool and people were laying...
Forum: Holland America April 18th, 2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,950
Posted By homeatlast
I too have had nothing but good experiences with...

I too have had nothing but good experiences with HAL. I have dealt with their Seattle office many times and each time I have nothing but good things to say. Now to be honest, I have also experienced...
Forum: Holland America April 11th, 2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By homeatlast
I have cruised HAL three times and can quite...

I have cruised HAL three times and can quite honestly say I have never been bothered by smoke. I have always been a non smoker and smoke has always bothered me so I would be the first to say if it...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing April 2nd, 2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By homeatlast
I agree. Wear it and enjoy. My experiance has...

I agree. Wear it and enjoy. My experiance has been some people really dress up, others not so much. You will not feel out of place if you do dress more formal than others. And do have a picture taken...
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