I must repost...........and repeal.
Some gripes are bonifide but please.
Your not in the army now so if a tie is not straight and your crumpets are not infront of you by the time you sit down don't raise a stink.
If you luggage goes astray then take it to the proper authorities, not soon-to-be-cruisers who might be scared off.
If the matre de cops an attitude and is snipy give him an attitude and if justified complain but you need not inform the masses. If the ship is late embarking remember the captain MUST wait for all paying passengers before leaving so next time your late just be thankful.
If you cabin is not neat and tidy every day then tell the room steward, or the purser, or the conceirge but just one. The more you gripe the less you will enjoy the cruise and the more people you will upset unless you like complaining, in which case keep it to yourself. If the gripe is not significant ,dummie up. If it does cause you major problems inform, don't criticize. If you feel really vendictive scream at the cruiseline. Ya!!!! Go on deck and start cursing at the ship.
AGREED! Just go and enjoy yourselves; roll with it; or whatever! But please, BEERMAN, don't pass on untruths like "the captain MUST wait for all paying passengers before leaving". That statement is totally incorrect as many posters from this and other boards are quick to point out. Even if your air is arranged by the cruiseline, they will refer you to the "fine print" that says they are "not responsible for the actions of other suppliers" (read: airlines, shore excursion operators, etc). The ship may delay their departure if a LARGE number of passengers are on board one particular plane but they are not obligated or perhaps may not be able to do so; ship departures are often tied to tidal conditions as well as port operations outside their control. This is why trip insurance is SO important to help the traveler in the event of an unexpected occurence such as this, where the passenger might have to make his own way to the next port of call. Also, consider insurance from an independent company; this would protect you in the event that the cruise line goes under, where the cruise line's own insurance (if self-insured) would do you absolutely no good!
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