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Old 04-10-2010, 06:42 AM
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Hi all...I am sailing Crown Princess Ft Lauderdale Rome on May 01st, 14 days. I have cruised the Med, the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera and Alaska, but never Transatlantic. Anyone have any tips/tricks etc. Thanks.
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Old 04-10-2010, 10:02 AM
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Bring lots of reading material, puzzles, cards.
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Old 04-10-2010, 10:33 AM
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We want to do a transatlantic on Cunard. Seems a perfect cruise for total relaxation. We will be in Ft. Lauderdale May 8th for an eight day cruise. Let us know how things go.

Have fun,

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Old 04-10-2010, 02:48 PM
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Done it three times. Only thing to watch - the time goes ahead one hour every night for several days in a row. Best thing to keep your internal clock running - get up at the same time every day. Otherwise by the time you hit the other side you will be getting up at noon and feel like it is still 6 in the morning.
You can find lots to do - lots of activities scheduled or sit by the pool or find a quiet place to read.
The first day out from Florida has always been the worst weatherwise - most of the crossing is warm, sunny and calm.

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Old 04-10-2010, 03:19 PM
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Thanks Jill, hadn't considered that tidbit
We'll be sure to take it into consideration
Looking forward to it...
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