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Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-28-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By PEB
I did take an 8 hour bus trip into the Yukon on...

I did take an 8 hour bus trip into the Yukon on one of my trips to Alaska. To tell the truth there were a few interesting things to see and we did stop ot the Moore Bridge and did of course see the...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-27-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By PEB
I have cruised Alaska many times the end of May....

I have cruised Alaska many times the end of May. Will you see bears? It is possible but they really are just starting to come out so you really have to know what to look for. They are not out in...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-25-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,384
Posted By PEB
Mosquitoes can get bad in Alaska at times....

Mosquitoes can get bad in Alaska at times. Mosquitoes like wet and damp areas and you are going into some major rain forest areas. Are they as bad as you read about? I don't think so because if they...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-20-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By PEB
Ketchikan is more known for its fishing tours...

Ketchikan is more known for its fishing tours then Juneau but they are in both places. I have never done a fishing tour in Alaska, I grew up in a commercial fishing family so it doesn't interest me...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-20-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,462
Posted By PEB
Any time you see whales it is a fantastic time....

Any time you see whales it is a fantastic time. As far as information yes the guides on the ships tours will provide information and they can be very good. Capt Larry has been doing whale watching...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-20-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By PEB
I am not big on either but the walkie talkies...

I am not big on either but the walkie talkies would probably be better.

As far as the credit card and money goes on the ship your room key will be your credit card on the ship. No cash needed...
Forum: Princess Cruises 02-20-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By PEB
You ask a tough question. If you really want to...

You ask a tough question. If you really want to keep the luggage down consider doing your own laundry on the ship or having them do your laundry. If you do not want to do that keep the following in...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-18-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,297
Posted By PEB
Ketchikan is big on kayaking. You can find hiking...

Ketchikan is big on kayaking. You can find hiking tours in Skagway and Juneau. There are some great wildlife tours of Haines that you can take a short boat ride out of Skagway to get to. There is...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-18-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,462
Posted By PEB
bizzybee as far as getting motion sickness in...

bizzybee as far as getting motion sickness in Alaska on a whale watch goes, I have never been sick while on either the ship tours or with Captain Larry. When I have gone on whale watches in other...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-15-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,462
Posted By PEB
I have taken whale watches from the ships but now...

I have taken whale watches from the ships but now when in Jueau I only use Captain Larry. The one trouble with the ships tours is the boats are big and slower. Most the time you will find whales but...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 02-06-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,761
Posted By PEB
Sometimes you can feel the motion in the back of...

Sometimes you can feel the motion in the back of the ship, it is usually worse in the front. You are going to the Inside Passage which is one of the smoother places to cruise seeing there is land on...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-30-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By PEB
There is no train out of Juneau. Juneau is...

There is no train out of Juneau. Juneau is surrounded by water and glaciers. There are only two ways in or out of Juneu, plane or boat.

If you mean the White Pass Railway in Skagway. The views...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-28-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By PEB
1) We're not fancy people and hate formal...

1) We're not fancy people and hate formal affairs, expensive restaurants. We're happy with the buffet, burger and pizza joint, etc. I keep hearing about "formal nights" and have no desire to do...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 01-22-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,081
Posted By PEB
Barbosa, each port on an Alaskan cruise has...

Barbosa, each port on an Alaskan cruise has something different to offer. Of course they will all have flight tours and fishing tours, however each port is known for something special or different. ...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-21-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By PEB
I have cruised Alaska on Princess 8 times. You...

I have cruised Alaska on Princess 8 times. You will find the average age to be from 45 to 65. There will be all ages and all types but that would be the average age.

The people cruising Alaska,...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 01-16-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By PEB
It is true that Vancouver is nice and you can get...

It is true that Vancouver is nice and you can get some better flight times out of Vancouver, however for me I prefer to cruise from Vancouver northbound to Seward or Whittier. The views just get...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-16-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,692
Posted By PEB
The shipboard account has been explained to you...

The shipboard account has been explained to you very well, however I might add that you may want to go to the pursers desk once or twice during your cruise and get a printout of what you have charged...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-15-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By PEB
Trace no disrespect taken. I have been discussing...

Trace no disrespect taken. I have been discussing Alaska cruises with a lot of people lately so I guess I have Alaska on the brain.

The fact still remains that a good travel agent is supposed to...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-14-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,145
Posted By PEB
You will find good and bad reviews on every...

You will find good and bad reviews on every cruise ship sailing. I enjoy reading reviews and I always write reviews, however there is one big thing to consider when you read a review and that is that...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-14-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By PEB
I cannot speak for Cruise Fanatic but they may...

I cannot speak for Cruise Fanatic but they may have asked if you booked through a travel agent because a good travel agent would have been able to answer some of your questions, especially when it...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 01-13-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By PEB
Any way you look at it the views from Whittier to...

Any way you look at it the views from Whittier to Ankorage are very beautiful. You can book the train through the cruise line if you wish the train does go from Whittier to Ankorage. Many people take...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-13-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By PEB
Well this is a little disappointing. I do use the...

Well this is a little disappointing. I do use the internet while on their ships. If it does go into effect I will just use them less and keep withing the credit limit. I do agree it is worth...
Forum: Princess Cruises 01-13-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By PEB
I will try to help answer some of your questions....

I will try to help answer some of your questions.

1. Can you get lobster/seafood on the ship? (yeah, I'm a little obsessed) Lobster is usually served one night of your cruise. You can have all you...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 01-10-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By PEB
Enjoy your cruise of Alaska with Princess. I have...

Enjoy your cruise of Alaska with Princess. I have cruised there on Princess many times. Suggesting what to do is hard because I don't know you but I will let you know of some of the things available...
Forum: Alaska Port Chat 01-07-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By PEB
As far as the tunnel goes they allow traffic into...

As far as the tunnel goes they allow traffic into Whittierat specific time intervals and let traffic go out at the opposite time intervals. I don't remember which direction goes at what times during...
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