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Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 12-08-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By papaflamingo
Kathy, if you get this before you leave. You...

Kathy, if you get this before you leave. You don't say the dates you are leaving, but if you are on the Dec. 24 cruise, you'll be in Coco Cay. This is a private island and is a great place for...
Forum: Embarkation Ports, Hotels, and Transfers 11-16-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By papaflamingo
We drove from Disney World to New Orleans in Feb....

We drove from Disney World to New Orleans in Feb. (we actually live in Atlanta). It is a pretty easy drive. Don't know if you've been there, but New Orleans is a GREAT city so going a day early is a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 11-10-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By papaflamingo
You may have hit a nail on the head Dave. It...

You may have hit a nail on the head Dave. It could be Royal Caribbean sees M-life members as gamblers. Thinking you give them perks to get on the ship they'll spend a lot of money in the Casino. ...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 10-20-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,579
Posted By papaflamingo
Thanks Cruise Fanatic. Have you ever done any of...

Thanks Cruise Fanatic. Have you ever done any of the drink packages or wine packages?
Forum: Celebrity Cruises 10-18-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,579
Posted By papaflamingo
Drink packages

We will be on our first Celebrity cruise in Feb. (Equinox). We are RCCL Diamond level and have been assigned Elite status on Celebrity. My question is two fold,
What is the consensus regarding...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 10-06-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,272
Posted By papaflamingo
This policy tends to be enforced port by port and...

This policy tends to be enforced port by port and ship by ship. We got off Vision yesterday after 14 day Trans Atlantic (fantastic). We brought a bottle of wine on board in Southampton, told the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 10-06-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By papaflamingo
Don't know about dinner as we always use...

Don't know about dinner as we always use traditional dining. But since my time is by reservation or walk up, I don't see the problem. May want to call RCCL on that one. As for the shows, they open...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 08-08-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By papaflamingo
Spiritfilled, hope you find a good fare on Delta....

Spiritfilled, hope you find a good fare on Delta. Maybe I'll be your pilot....oh wait....don't want to scare you. :) Seriously, it's worth researching and hopefully if you did fly with us you'd...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 08-07-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By papaflamingo
f-mattox, SW is an interesting operation, and you...

f-mattox, SW is an interesting operation, and you just pointed that out. I am a pilot for Delta and I have tried to tell friends who only fly SW to check it out. SW only books through their website...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 08-07-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,373
Posted By papaflamingo
That's and interesting question. I looked at my...

That's and interesting question. I looked at my photos of Allure and I just can't tell. They do have the metal panel and plexiglass panel so there is a chance that the plexiglass panel will open. I...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 08-04-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,373
Posted By papaflamingo
Spiritfilled, since you are going on Allure, the...

Spiritfilled, since you are going on Allure, the balconies will have the ability to open to each other. We have done that on Oasis and Freedom. The dividers are basically in sections and the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-12-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,762
Posted By papaflamingo
Dave, agree on Schooner Bar. Fell in love with...

Dave, agree on Schooner Bar. Fell in love with it on Grandeur in 1998 and still is the best place on RCCL ships. Became a fanatical lover of Vanilla White Russians in the Schooner Bar after dinner.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-12-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By papaflamingo
Would that be a cruise WITH the son or WITHOUT :)...

Would that be a cruise WITH the son or WITHOUT :) Our oldest son took a cruise after college, in fact he has taken 4 long ones and a bunch of short ones. Of course they were on "big gray boats"...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-10-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,200
Posted By papaflamingo
Just a quick note, my wife gets a soda package...

Just a quick note, my wife gets a soda package every cruise. I doubt she drinks enough to break even, but it makes life much easier. In the grand scheme of things it is pretty cheap if you are a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-10-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,306
Posted By papaflamingo
I have sailed Oasis in 2010, Allure in 2011,...

I have sailed Oasis in 2010, Allure in 2011, Freedom in 2011, Voyager this year and am going on Vision in Sep. We began cruising in 1998 and have done one or more per year since. Royal Caribbean is...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-07-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By papaflamingo
Dave, just read your excellent review. I can't...

Dave, just read your excellent review. I can't agree more with your feelings on RCL ships and crew. We love the whole experience. We are booked on Vision for the Transatlantic in Sept. and Freedom...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 07-02-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By papaflamingo
One thing we do is, if we are going to have...

One thing we do is, if we are going to have drinks on our balcony, is ordering a variety of things from room service. Also you can go into the Windjammer and get some hors doeurve type things. ...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 05-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,231
Posted By papaflamingo
Sounds fantastic. We booked Vision in Sep. from...

Sounds fantastic. We booked Vision in Sep. from Southampton to Ft.Lauderdale. Four couples going. It was booked when the other 3 couples were drinking wine (we were out of town). They realized the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 05-05-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,231
Posted By papaflamingo
Sounds fantastic. We booked Vision in Sep. from...

Sounds fantastic. We booked Vision in Sep. from Southampton to Ft.Lauderdale. Four couples going. It was booked when the other 3 couples were drinking wine (we were out of town). They realized the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 05-05-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By papaflamingo
We bring cases of water on board and have never...

We bring cases of water on board and have never had a problem. I will say we are 60 years old, and in Dec. a young couple had there water confiscated and had to argue a bit at the pursers desk to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 04-19-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,540
Posted By papaflamingo
Ok you just made me hungry for Escargot! ...

Ok you just made me hungry for Escargot! Especially dipping rolls in the garlic MMMMM!!!
I agree with the coupon book. It is definitely worth more on bigger ships. The buy one get one free wine...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 04-19-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,900
Posted By papaflamingo
We have had balcony doors open on Oasis and on...

We have had balcony doors open on Oasis and on Freedom. Other ships have said no. We just asked the cabin attendant. We also pre-tipped the attendant $20 per couple at boarding. Don't know if that...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 04-05-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,609
Posted By papaflamingo
Congrats on making Diamond. Free Happy Hour.......

Congrats on making Diamond. Free Happy Hour.... Woohoo!!! We did Voyager in Feb. Loved it also. Did a Grand Suite for the first time. With the Diamond discount (a huge...HUGE per), it was too...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 04-05-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,879
Posted By papaflamingo
Thanks for the info. We are certainly looking...

Thanks for the info. We are certainly looking forward to the cruise. Luckily I work for a major airline so we airfare is not an issue for us. We booked the Grand Suite since my wife and I are both...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-31-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By papaflamingo
Spiritfilled, just to weigh in. Dave is right,...

Spiritfilled, just to weigh in. Dave is right, you are overanalyzing the cruise. You should have NO reason to go into the Windjammer. There are SO many good places to eat, the windjammer is simply...
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