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Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 6th, 2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,562
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Sailed twice on Princess and the crew was aces. I...

Sailed twice on Princess and the crew was aces. I have never had a rude crew member on any ship I have cruised on. Maybe it's me ?
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines July 6th, 2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By subtropic
Excellent show on the money end of the cruise...

Excellent show on the money end of the cruise experience. Eye openers - the Diamonds International shop in Cozumel took in $240K in six hours, and the on board spa showed a profit because of huge...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 6th, 2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By subtropic
As Dina says - pick out your clothes you think...

As Dina says - pick out your clothes you think you will need, THEN - put half of it back ! Works every time.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines July 6th, 2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By subtropic
Here's the thing. If you are interested in ports...

Here's the thing. If you are interested in ports of call definitely do the seven day cruise. The cay and Grand Turk are mostly for cruise ship only while Jamaica and Grand Cayman are places of...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 6th, 2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By subtropic
To me this ship is mind boggling. To do a New...

To me this ship is mind boggling. To do a New Year's cruise on her is awesome !
Forum: Royal Caribbean International July 6th, 2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By subtropic
New year's eve cruises are always top $$$. I too...

New year's eve cruises are always top $$$. I too remember New Year's Eve on The Poseiden !
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 26th, 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By subtropic
Boy, wildrover, you really know how to stick it...

Boy, wildrover, you really know how to stick it to us !
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 26th, 2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By subtropic
I agree - he is the best !

I agree - he is the best !
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 26th, 2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By subtropic
They may never get beyond the flowrider !

They may never get beyond the flowrider !
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 26th, 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By subtropic
Definitely more footage in the cabins on...

Definitely more footage in the cabins on Carnival. RCCL ship layout is better but Carnival has its own points. You will not be disappointed.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 26th, 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By subtropic
Ditto to Nighthawk. Don't cruise without it.

Ditto to Nighthawk. Don't cruise without it.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines May 26th, 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,134
Posted By subtropic
Supposedly this was a chaperoned trip ? Or so...

Supposedly this was a chaperoned trip ? Or so they say.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 20th, 2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By subtropic
Rule #1 about packing clothes for a cruise- ...

Rule #1 about packing clothes for a cruise-
Pack everything you think you will need -
THEN - put half of it back and you will be all set !!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 20th, 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,809
Posted By subtropic
How about a pink frisbee from Premier CL ( the...

How about a pink frisbee from Premier CL ( the late lamented Big Red Boat)? Now that's a cruising memento.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International April 20th, 2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By subtropic
I would agree with most posts. The newer mega...

I would agree with most posts. The newer mega ships from RCCL top the list for all cruise categories (activities, layout, staff, etc) I would however disagree a bit about saying the passengers are...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 31st, 2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By subtropic
Late seating will work out fine. It gives you...

Late seating will work out fine. It gives you more flexibility in planning shore excursions and sightseeing.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 31st, 2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By subtropic
I would opt for Embassy Suites

I would opt for Embassy Suites
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 31st, 2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,230
Posted By subtropic
Never a problem with late seating ( that's all I...

Never a problem with late seating ( that's all I have ever had on all bookings). Ditto on Richard Spacey-he is #1
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 31st, 2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,868
Posted By subtropic
definitely the new kid on the block - the big OH!

definitely the new kid on the block - the big OH!
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,111
Posted By subtropic
Be prepared to be "nickled and dimed" as the...

Be prepared to be "nickled and dimed" as the cliche goes. If you pay attention to what is & isn't included (it's getting harder to do just that) you won't get final bill shock.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,375
Posted By subtropic
The Canary Islands is a monumental upgrade...

The Canary Islands is a monumental upgrade believe me.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By subtropic
Sanchos, Playa Mia, and Paradise are all super....

Sanchos, Playa Mia, and Paradise are all super. Now if you have a lot of time in port I would recommend considering Xcaret reached by ferry to Playa del Carmen. It is an ecological water park with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By subtropic
You should be able to board by one pm. You might...

You should be able to board by one pm. You might not be able to enter your cabin right away however.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,553
Posted By subtropic
I prefer RCCL. Having said that however I still...

I prefer RCCL. Having said that however I still feel that Carnival gives you "more bang for your buck". Carnival is a bit (just a bit) more party oriented and a tad rowdier, but between the two the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 9th, 2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,978
Posted By subtropic
Breakfasts in the dining room are always...

Breakfasts in the dining room are always lacking-this goes for RCCL and Princess also. Stick to the buffet !
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