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Forum: Holland America March 9th, 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By RevNeal
I've been on all but one of the S-class ships,...

I've been on all but one of the S-class ships, all of the R class ships, all of the Vistas, as well as the Eurodam and the Prinsendam (i.e., the only ships I'm now lacking are the Veendam and the...
Forum: Holland America February 4th, 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By RevNeal
Who remembers the days when we were not allowed...

Who remembers the days when we were not allowed to board until 3pm and then had to vacate our cabins early and sit around the lounges and wait for our number to be called?

I do, and I agree. I...
Forum: Holland America February 4th, 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By RevNeal
Personally, I agree with Sail (Judy). I would...

Personally, I agree with Sail (Judy). I would much rather HAL provide the staff with enough time to get the turn-over cleaning done properly! I enjoy boarding in time for a bite to eat at lunch on...
Forum: Holland America January 28th, 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,183
Posted By RevNeal
Rev, we are buried in it like crazy. But, I'm...

Rev, we are buried in it like crazy. But, I'm back at work today. Yesterday, couldn't get out very easily, snow on top of snow.
That's a very good reason to have a cruise to look forward to!:D
...
Forum: Holland America January 27th, 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,183
Posted By RevNeal
well, I wish they would let the waitstaff be the...

well, I wish they would let the waitstaff be the professionals they are clearly trained to be. It seems to be an awful lot of work for them to get into the song and dance routine when they have to...
Forum: Holland America January 27th, 2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,183
Posted By RevNeal
I don't particularly like the Master Chef Dinner....

I don't particularly like the Master Chef Dinner. Specifically, I don't care for the menu choices: nearly everything has mushrooms in it, and I'm allergic to mushrooms in that quantity (one dish...
Forum: Holland America January 27th, 2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By RevNeal
They never have the SuperBowl ads on the feed...

They never have the SuperBowl ads on the feed brought onto the ship. Didn't have anything to do with South America.

Those who will be aboard a 'dam' ship for SuperBowl this year should not...
Forum: Holland America January 26th, 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By RevNeal
This reminds me of the time we flew to FL and...

This reminds me of the time we flew to FL and boarded the day of the Superbowl. Well, I had a Patriots shirt on for the flight and certain flight attendants were giving me the high five! How...
Forum: Holland America January 18th, 2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By RevNeal
Excellent photos! Thanks!

Excellent photos! Thanks!
Forum: Holland America January 14th, 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
You know, we pretty much took the attitude that...

You know, we pretty much took the attitude that fixed dining worked for our first 25 cruises so why try anything else!

However, on a couple of cruises we did try the Anytime dining, and actually...
Forum: Holland America January 14th, 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
Happy New Year! And nice to see you posting...

Happy New Year! And nice to see you posting somewhere. Like many others, I was wondering if you were alright or if you felt somehow driven away. In years of experience with bulletin boards, I've...
Forum: Holland America January 13th, 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
You know, Rev, we couldn't get fixed dining for...

You know, Rev, we couldn't get fixed dining for our last HAL b2b on Westerdam & we were assigned Open. We went in thinking we would hate it, but we actually loved it! We had a table for 2 every...
Forum: Holland America January 12th, 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
Yeah, sounds good. I could sort of go on a...

Yeah, sounds good. I could sort of go on a cruise 365 you know what I mean? Not sure about all those numbers (dollars) being talked about here but I am sure that must be kinda fun to think about,...
Forum: Holland America January 12th, 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
World Cruise note to self: OPEN SEATING, MOST...

World Cruise note to self:
OPEN SEATING, MOST DEFINITELY OPEN SEATING! :eke:

I think ... I'm not certain about this, but I think ... that with each Segment of the World Cruise they reshuffle the...
Forum: Holland America January 12th, 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
You know, many many years ago, we picked up on...

You know, many many years ago, we picked up on the tail end of a world cruise. The Matson Monterey had been around the world and we joined her in Hawaii to cruise back to the mainland. (Yes, US...
Forum: Holland America January 11th, 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
$65,000 !! ooops...never mind !:roll: We can...

$65,000 !! ooops...never mind !:roll:
We can always dream...can't we ? ;-)

LOL!
That's what I thought when I first came to realize all the additional costs that go with taking a World Cruise. ...
Forum: Holland America January 9th, 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
Rev, I'm thinkin maybe a little visit from the...

Rev, I'm thinkin maybe a little visit from the prize patrol would take care of my world cruise funding concerns...;)

<sigh>
It would certainly help!
But, I tend to be the kind of guy who just...
Forum: Holland America January 9th, 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
A world cruise...now you're talkin! I spend way...

A world cruise...now you're talkin! I spend way too much time daydreaming about taking a world cruise, and someday I hope to spend way too much money taking a real world cruise.

A couple of years...
Forum: Holland America January 8th, 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
Looks like I have a wonderful opportunity to days...

Looks like I have a wonderful opportunity to days chock full of port activities! Thanks to you both for wonderful suggestions. The hard part will be having to be in multiple places at the same time...
Forum: Holland America January 7th, 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
Rev. Neal, good to see you again. You mentioned...

Rev. Neal, good to see you again. You mentioned that you were happy enough with your port stops in Hawaii to actually go back. Since we are taking a cruise to HI, and knowing that the Arizona and a...
Forum: Holland America January 7th, 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By RevNeal
However, it is comparing apples and oranges. As...

However, it is comparing apples and oranges. As cruisers, most of what we see of the world will be in a short port call. And to be honest, usually that is enough.

In general I agree ... I look...
Forum: Holland America January 7th, 2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By RevNeal
Me , I work weekends also, so a Sunday to Sunday...

Me , I work weekends also, so a Sunday to Sunday cruise requires 2 weeks vacation. :neutral: That tells you just how much I love to travel.
That's one good thing about that mid-week Bermuda cruise...
Forum: Holland America January 6th, 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,226
Posted By RevNeal
Rev, On Celebrity and Royal Caribbean "all"...

Rev,

On Celebrity and Royal Caribbean "all" cabins are non-smoking. On Royal Caribbean you may smoke on the balcony on Celebrity you may not. (At least you could as of 2/10)

Oh! Ok. I...
Forum: Holland America January 6th, 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,996
Posted By RevNeal
Hi Rev, we're self-emloyed and work Wed -...

Hi Rev, we're self-emloyed and work Wed - Saturday and Saturday is a huge day for us. So, impossible to take 2 Saturdays in a row without getting people pretty angry.
We're part retail, part...
Forum: Holland America January 6th, 2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,226
Posted By RevNeal
Royal Caribbean and Celebrity both have totally...

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity both have totally NON smoking cabins. I believe MSC does as well; Carnival Spa cabins on ships with that category; Oceania and Azamara as well... and likely a couple...
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