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Old 08-13-2009, 05:43 AM
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Well I found this video on youtube this goes specially to the new cruisers:


This was on the Carnival Glory, please take the time to see it specially if you like the cutting too short kind of tour or arriving late to port becuase a flight delay...
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:16 AM
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Cas - That's a great video, a lesson ,and an unforgettable example to all of us cruisers. First timers take note!! As Dave has stated: "Adios Amigos!"

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Old 08-13-2009, 07:24 AM
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I'm sure they just couldn't understand why the ship wouldn't pull back to the pier! Sort of like the airlines pulling away from the gate.
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:27 AM
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we have always returned to the ship with plenty of time to spare. But some people like to push it to the limit, and are braver then I am. I take the departure time very seriously. I think they honestly think the ship will wait for them and they learn the hard way that 4pm departure means 4 pm.
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:21 AM
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That was almost me last year on Roatan! Never again will I cut it that close. The person that did the second dive and made us late will be like a scene from "Open Water" for her when she comes up. I'll leave a note..."We went back to the ship on time".

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Old 08-13-2009, 11:02 AM
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Well let me tell you that this is a quite commun situation here is a video from my beutiful island of Puero Rico...well almost is just the port from the top of the Liberty of the seas...


The other option rent a boat to catch up:

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Old 08-13-2009, 01:52 PM
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They warn you and warn you, yet there are those that think it doesn't apply to them. Expensive, expensive mistake.
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Old 08-14-2009, 07:32 AM
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LOL. we alweays get back 2hrs early.

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Old 08-16-2009, 07:57 AM
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I sent these videos to my oldest son.

He is notorious for waiting until the last minute......

one day I predict...this will be him....
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Old 08-16-2009, 12:04 PM
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Just as long as you don't have to send him the money to catch up to the ship
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