Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Cruise Lines > Carnival Cruise Line
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 06:49 AM
Dave's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 17,751
Default
All these posts about smuggling liquor aboard to save on bar bills has got me thinking.......why should I have to pay $20 per person extra to eat in the upscale restaurants? I was wondering if I should sneak a hibachi and my own steaks aboard the ship and grill them on the balcony? I have a freezer full of prime dry aged steaks and this could save me lots of money! I could then order salads from room service.

__________________
Dave
Editor, CruiseReviews.com
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 07:22 AM
LisaP's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Posts: 5,540
Default
Dave!

Somehow, I can envision this as an onboard activity. Noon: Grill your own steaks, Lido deck, aft. Of course, there may be a charge associated with it.
__________________
Happy cruising!
LisaP
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 07:54 AM
Dave's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 17,751
Default
Well, you know those grill your own steak restaurants are popular in some cities. Pretty good concept - get the customers to do the work and you still charge them.

My idea about the cooking on the balcony is no different than smuggling liquor aboard in an effort to "save money". Actually, it is different. I can' find anything in the cruise contract that says I can't bring my own food aboard and prepare it. The contract does say I can't bring my own alcohol.
__________________
Dave
Editor, CruiseReviews.com
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 08:04 AM
f-mattox's Avatar  
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Costa Mesa, California
Posts: 4,740
Default
You could even clean your own cabin and not have to tip the steward; heck, why even leave home--you could save a bundle that way!
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 08:21 AM
Dave's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 17,751
Default
I thought about cleaning the cabin too. I could bring my own cleaning supplies and I have tons of experience in cleaning ships. I mean after all, those tips for the steward are expensive! I can rationalize my doing my own cooking and cleaning by saying I'll just spend that tip money somewhere else on the ship....right?
__________________
Dave
Editor, CruiseReviews.com
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 08:29 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 230
Default
Ok what about ????????????????????????
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 10:50 AM
Spiritfilled's Avatar  
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,149
Default
Quote:
Originally posted by Dave Beers:
I thought about cleaning the cabin too. I could bring my own cleaning supplies and I have tons of experience in cleaning ships. I mean after all, those tips for the steward are expensive! I can rationalize my doing my own cooking and cleaning by saying I'll just spend that tip money somewhere else on the ship....right?
2 FUNNY
__________________

Read and post cruise reviews
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 11:50 AM
gdjoslin's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Near Yosemite, California
Posts: 1,937
Default
Hey if we are ever on the same ship, you can cook a meal or two for us, and clean our cabin. Then instead of saving money you can make a little also.
Gary
__________________
Gary
Cruise Photos from Mexico and Alaska
http://joslin-family-photos.smugmug.com/Cruises

  #9 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 12:06 PM
Dave's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 17,751
Default
Quote:
Originally posted by gdjoslin:
Hey if we are ever on the same ship, you can cook a meal or two for us, and clean our cabin. Then instead of saving money you can make a little also.
Gary
Yeah, great idea! I'll clean a few cabins in the morning, then let the wife do the evening cleaning and turndowns!

I need to get a new tux for the dinner service though. How do you like your steak cooked?

This could give me an extra couple hundred bucks to spend in the casino, so the ship and it's staff still won't be suffering from lack of tips.
__________________
Dave
Editor, CruiseReviews.com
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 01-15-2007, 12:15 PM
gdjoslin's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Near Yosemite, California
Posts: 1,937
Default
No NO Dave you are not thinking big, bring your own cards and dice, we will gamble at Dave's Casino!
__________________
Gary
Cruise Photos from Mexico and Alaska
http://joslin-family-photos.smugmug.com/Cruises

 
Closed Thread

Tags
bock, caribbean, carnival, cook, cruise, deck, royal, shiner, ship, steak, steaks, yosemite

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thomas Cook charter flights J and S Princess Cruises 21 09-17-2009 04:34 AM
Charging for Steaks? Casey & Kathy Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 99 10-21-2008 10:47 AM
Congrats David Cook drlivingston Lido Deck 1 05-22-2008 12:14 AM
Mt. Cook/Queenstown Excursion Hotels US Traveler 65 Princess Cruises 0 01-27-2007 09:35 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:15 AM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2