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Forum: Ports of Call Chat 03-20-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By wise2u
oh and one other thing don't go for the...

oh and one other thing don't go for the time-share discount from the booths, some offer heavy discounts, free tours, or even cash. It's not worth it and i doubt if your cruising you have the time....
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 03-20-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By wise2u
you can also try this site www.101thingstodo.com...

you can also try this site www.101thingstodo.com (http://www.101thingstodo.com)

then put in the island you want. There are also many tour operators on each island that cater to cruise ship...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 03-20-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By wise2u
I heard the northern coast of aruba is too rough...

I heard the northern coast of aruba is too rough and shark infested to swim in. (from a bar owner in aruba) we hung out near the pier, looked loudly for Natalie Holloway in the tourist malls, and...
Forum: General Cruise Chat 03-20-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By wise2u
I went mainly for the snorkeling and was not told...

I went mainly for the snorkeling and was not told that the place was destroyed until after I paid...the website claimed extensive coral and 6 underwater statues all but 1 statue and 1 small coral...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-20-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,888
Posted By wise2u
This is a good thing. They should be able to jack...

This is a good thing. They should be able to jack the price to whatever they want before you pay, but to tack on extra fees after the sale is disgusting and dishonest (even if they disclose in thick...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-30-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By wise2u
on our second rc cruise we used our crown and...

on our second rc cruise we used our crown and anchor number to get a coupon book, a couple of picture frames and an invite to a cocktail party for past guests...to cut the bar tab get a small bottle...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 01-30-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By wise2u
I heard it is prone to breakdowns...its a narrow...

I heard it is prone to breakdowns...its a narrow gauge rail and is allways breaking down...allow for extra time if you take the tour on your own...we opted for a cab excursion with a trip to the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Line 11-22-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,400
Posted By wise2u
Brad, Nobody forces me to spend more than...

Brad,
Nobody forces me to spend more than i want for a cruise, but i don't have a cruise that is being jacked up another $140 over what i agreed to pay.
I have found better deals than cruises...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Line 11-21-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,400
Posted By wise2u
Its another add on fee that makes it nessesary...

Its another add on fee that makes it nessesary for a calculator to add up your trip cost. I doubt it is all going to gas costs, because at least $10 a booking is going to the TA that has to collect...
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 11-13-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By wise2u
try this site: 101thingstodo.com they have...

try this site: 101thingstodo.com
they have activities for all the islands.

the whales should be arriving for thier winter stay in maui, they come mid november, give birth and stay till...
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 10-18-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By wise2u
there is a great publication available on all the...

there is a great publication available on all the islands and online at 101thingstodo.com
this will be a big help as each person as different tastes...some things we did that were fun were: tourist...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-11-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,681
Posted By wise2u
We went to a resort beach called "little Divi" it...

We went to a resort beach called "little Divi" it is listed on the taxi board with a standard price you are allowed to use the beach and they have water toy rentals, and a expensive cash bar with a...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-11-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,175
Posted By wise2u
Also if you rent a jet ski in Mexico it will be...

Also if you rent a jet ski in Mexico it will be cheaper, lots of competition for your buck. In Grand Cayman i didn't see but one rental company...hundreds of banks, not so many jetskis!!
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 09-05-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By wise2u
Chakanaab will not be good for snorkeling...the...

Chakanaab will not be good for snorkeling...the reef was totally destroyed by hurricane wilma, only thing left is rocks near the beach and one 20' chunk of coral in the middle of a big flat sandy...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 06-18-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By wise2u
they dont care about cokes...brink all you can...

they dont care about cokes...brink all you can carry if you like

the drink specials without the fancy cup started at $4.75 + 15% tip (gag)

I like how they say tipping is a personal choice
but...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-13-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By wise2u
there are also the options of horseback riding,...

there are also the options of horseback riding, atv tours, guided tours to plantations or other island sites...your best bet is to look at all the excursions your ship will be offering..they usually...
Forum: Ports of Call Chat 06-12-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By wise2u
want to get a cheap thrill? Just go up to the...

want to get a cheap thrill? Just go up to the mexican army guys standing by the checkpoint to the pier..you know the ones with the machine guns and the bored looks on thier faces. with a completely...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-09-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By wise2u
We docked at the international pier in cozumel...

We docked at the international pier in cozumel last sept.
It was still being repaired and they were dredging huge amounts of rubble out of the water, but at least we were docked.
We could see mr....
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-09-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By wise2u
your welcome, I would hate to see anyone...

your welcome, I would hate to see anyone disappointed like we were after reading such great reviews of the park. Thanks for mentioning an alternative beach "punta sur"
I never heard of that one.
...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-08-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By wise2u
we went to Chankanaab last sept. it USED TO BE ...

we went to Chankanaab last sept. it USED TO BE
a nice beach park...now it is a overpriced wreck.
taxi cost $15 total for 1-4 people each way and there are plenty of cabs at all the tourist...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-08-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By wise2u
we went to Chankanaab last sept. it USED TO BE ...

we went to Chankanaab last sept. it USED TO BE
a nice beach park...now it is a overpriced wreck.
taxi cost $15 total for 1-4 people each way and there are plenty of cabs at all the tourist...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 06-08-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By wise2u
Chankanaab has no ruins except what used to be...

Chankanaab has no ruins except what used to be thier reef..they were destroyed by hurricane in 2005...i went in sept last year and it was still destroyed, with nothing but the beach for the $15...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 04-30-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,257
Posted By wise2u
penny is right...unfortunatly hurricane ivan beat...

penny is right...unfortunatly hurricane ivan beat up st. maartin a few years ago and wiped out a lot of reef...snorkeling is nice but nothing special. your best bet is with a tour company that will...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 04-30-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By wise2u
hiya, I got a new house so all the work moving...

hiya,
I got a new house so all the work moving and getting our old place ready to sell has shut me up..and made my first vacation this year a meager one...going to clearwater fla and renting a...
Forum: Caribbean Port Chat 04-26-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By wise2u
the atmosphere in cozumel is allways fun and...

the atmosphere in cozumel is allways fun and touristy. I have spanish friends who say that cinco is really no big deal, they dont make as much fuss about it as we do in our resturants in the usa...i...
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