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Forum: General Cruise Chat 05-28-2003, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Blackrobe
Short answer - It doesn't matter. Long...

Short answer - It doesn't matter.

Long answer - If you have a balcony and sit in your room watching the transit you will miss a great deal of the adventure. There is no way to get a feel for the...
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 05-28-2003, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,681
Posted By Blackrobe
There really is a wide variety of activities in...

There really is a wide variety of activities in Bermuda from history to nature. Bermuda is very easy to traverse on your own. The public transportation system is excellent. You can purchase a...
Forum: General Cruise Chat 12-06-2002, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By Blackrobe
How can I put this diplomatically - don't go or...

How can I put this diplomatically - don't go or leave the infant home! A 9 month old baby is too young to put in the close environment of a cruise ship with its attendant germs. Does Norwalk virus...
Forum: General Cruise Chat 12-06-2002, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Blackrobe
I believe that is arrival time and it is a very...

I believe that is arrival time and it is a very good approximation. Most excursions key into cruise ship arrivals. If you have made advance reservations make sure that the excursion operator is...
Forum: Princess Cruises 11-19-2002, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By Blackrobe
Nathan - Drop me a line, I would like to get some...

Nathan - Drop me a line, I would like to get some additional information. My e-mail address is schwartz@direcway.com.

Bill
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-18-2002, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,718
Posted By Blackrobe
We will be in Dominica on our Dawn Princess...

We will be in Dominica on our Dawn Princess cruise in January. It looks as if these two tour companies are the best of Dominica. Has anyone used them and, if so, what is your opinion - good and bad?
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-18-2002, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By Blackrobe
Thanks for the reply. In looking at the ship's...

Thanks for the reply. In looking at the ship's tours we are considering the Triple "S" tour - Sharks, Seaquarium & Seaworld Explorer. We should then have enough time to explore the town.
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-14-2002, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By Blackrobe
We are heading to Curacao aboard the Dawn...

We are heading to Curacao aboard the Dawn Princess in January. Does anyone have suggestions on sites or areas of interest?
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 11-14-2002, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By Blackrobe
We are heading to Curacao aboard the Dawn...

We are heading to Curacao aboard the Dawn Princess in January. Does anyone have suggestions on sites or areas of interest?
Forum: General Cruise Chat 09-17-2002, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By Blackrobe
Can you suggest a car service for transportation...

Can you suggest a car service for transportation from EWR to NYPST and return a week later?
Forum: Princess Cruises 09-10-2002, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Blackrobe
Princess is offering a $10.00 onboard credit for...

Princess is offering a $10.00 onboard credit for any cruise between January, 2003 & March, 2004, for registering at their website and filling out the personal profile. All question must be answered...
Forum: Princess Cruises 09-10-2002, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Blackrobe
Princess is offering a $10.00 onboard credit for...

Princess is offering a $10.00 onboard credit for any cruise between January, 2003 & March, 2004, for registering at their website and filling out the personal profile. All question must be answered...
Forum: General Cruise Chat 09-09-2002, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By Blackrobe
My rule of thumb for booking a cruise line...

My rule of thumb for booking a cruise line excursion or going on my own: If the excursion has little chance of having a problem or risk of injury to the participants, I do it myself. As the risk of...
Forum: Princess Cruises 08-29-2002, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Blackrobe
It is my understanding that the tips are pooled...

It is my understanding that the tips are pooled whether it is the automatic tipping or if you hand the waiter, assistant waiter or steward an envelope.
Forum: Princess Cruises 08-13-2002, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Blackrobe
We used Tom and Mary's technique on our Statendam...

We used Tom and Mary's technique on our Statendam cruise in January. I handed the waiter an envelope the first night and thanked him for his service. I told him that I would give him another tip at...
Forum: Princess Cruises 07-15-2002, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By Blackrobe
I question how truly independent the individual...

I question how truly independent the individual companies are from the corporate umbrella of Carnival. After reading all kinds of wonderful things about Holland America, we sailed the Statendam in...
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 07-01-2002, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By Blackrobe
We are heading to Bermuda in October aboard the...

We are heading to Bermuda in October aboard the Pacific Princess. We are interested in what others think are do not miss attractions.
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 07-01-2002, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By Blackrobe
We are heading to Bermuda in October aboard the...

We are heading to Bermuda in October aboard the Pacific Princess. We are interested in what others think are do not miss attractions.
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-26-2002, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Blackrobe
Obviously not

Obviously not
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-26-2002, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Blackrobe
Testing to see if it works.

Testing to see if it works.
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-26-2002, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Blackrobe
Testing to see if it works.

Testing to see if it works.
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-26-2002, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By Blackrobe
We never used the bottoms because we were blessed...

We never used the bottoms because we were blessed with excellent weather on our land portion. There were only two times when inclement weather hit. The worst was crossing the Gulf of Alaska when we...
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-25-2002, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By Blackrobe
I have never been on an NCL cruise so I can't be...

I have never been on an NCL cruise so I can't be of any help concerning the dress on board. I have read that common sense dictates and that "smart casual" seems to fit the bill.

I have taken a...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 06-25-2002, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,263
Posted By Blackrobe
Are you taking a CruiseTour? What cruise line? ...

Are you taking a CruiseTour? What cruise line? Which ports?
Forum: General Cruise Chat 06-24-2002, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,090
Posted By Blackrobe
On occasion the cuise lines may offer a photo...

On occasion the cuise lines may offer a photo excursion at a port of call. Has anyone taken one of these excursons? If so, how did it differ from a sightseeing excursion?
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