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Old September 8th, 2003, 11:28 PM
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Default Okay, Okay?? I think I got it? Input plzzz!

Okay for both me and my Hubs....for a 4 day (short lil getaway) from Galveston Island...Yes, Texas *giggle* to just 1 port of call and back......

So for 2 people...which I've read is a 'standard" $19.50 per couple...PER day....@ 4 days....to do the "auto tipping" which seems to be so much less headache all awhile gratuties are covered......being a GRAND TOTAL of $78.00 total for us both with just a 4 day cruise??? By-Golly...have I got the picture??/ Ofcourse any extra's "Matra D"" ...(sp?) <---however the heck you spell it and am to lazy to look it up....or etc. at our own discresion would be extra ?

Am I thinking right by all the info I've been reading/absorbing and trying to discern and am still somewhat confused???

I just need somewhat a FREAKIN budget!!!! BOL<----busting out loud!

Shesh....I almost wished we'd just booked an all-inclusive with a bundle of one's and all the watered down "refreshments", food...yada, yada yada we could handle, plus airfare from DFW........ since it seems to be so much easiery at this point and less mind-boggling.........less MUCHO DENERO even????...Hmmmm??

*just teasing*

Just a little overwhelemed with all the extra..."Plus, Plus, Plus" but are still excited about giving the cruisezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz expereince a try!!!! Look out Gulf of Mexico.....and Cozy to-boot, when my heels set aboard.....my fun-evil twin will submerge for a few days!!! ...Ha, it's okay to laugh, I am!

Someonw knock me in the head and/or set me straight....Have I got a clue yet??

*giggle*
Tams in Tx....Cowtown County that is!
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Old September 10th, 2003, 10:11 AM
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Default Re: Okay, Okay?? I think I got it? Input plzzz!

Tams, you are funny! Yes you have got it fairly straight. The auto-tipping covers your room steward, your waiter and assistant waiter. You can adjust it anyway you wish. Personally we do not tip the MaitreD unless he has something extra special for us, personally. You tip extra for things like spa services. If you order from room service its customary to give your server a couple of bucks.
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Old September 14th, 2003, 12:49 PM
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Default Re: Okay, Okay?? I think I got it? Input plzzz!

Tams, I think we need you over on the CHit-Chat board, youve got a great sense of humor. {{grin}}

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