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Forum: All Things Cruising April 23rd, 2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By hockeynut
Is this what you are looking for? Cruise...

Is this what you are looking for?

Cruise Ship Calendar (http://www.cruisecal.com/portal/)
Forum: All Things Cruising April 23rd, 2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By hockeynut
Better draft beer selection. It be nice to have a...

Better draft beer selection. It be nice to have a microbrewery on board, or at least some bar with 10-12 beers on tap.

I think Celebrity might have something like this on 1 ship now.

More...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 20th, 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By hockeynut
Bermuda. Unfortunately I've only been once but I...

Bermuda. Unfortunately I've only been once but I really enjoyed it. Definitely want to go back there.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 19th, 2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,606
Posted By hockeynut
Ruby is a great ship. I've never stayed on Baja...

Ruby is a great ship. I've never stayed on Baja but its between 2 decks that contain all staterooms and you can't go wrong with a balcony. I'm sure you will love it.

The BE category rooms are...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 19th, 2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,606
Posted By hockeynut
What ship are you sailing on? The BE is the...

What ship are you sailing on?

The BE is the room category, which is basically the location on the ship where the room is located. There is no difference in the rooms of the same type. A BE...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 19th, 2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By hockeynut
Princess has an official statement on their...

Princess has an official statement on their website which includes the results of their preliminary investigation.

I suppose the good news (if you can call it that) is that the Captain was not...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 18th, 2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By hockeynut
Mine was getting married onboard. We had my...

Mine was getting married onboard. We had my parents, my wife's parents, and my wife's brother all with us. The ceremony was perfect and I wouldn't have wanted it any other way. Our favorite waiter...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 18th, 2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By hockeynut
Yes, it will be interesting to see how this plays...

Yes, it will be interesting to see how this plays out. I find it hard to believe they would knowingly leave someone stranded. As mentioned, there are always reports of cruise ship coming to the...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 17th, 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By hockeynut
Star Princess ignores fishing boat in distress?

There are some allegations that the crew of the Star Princess was alerted of a potential fishing boat in distress but did not help them.

2 of the 3 fishermen onboard died and Princess is now...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 17th, 2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,086
Posted By hockeynut
Well, pretty much the same whines and complaints...

Well, pretty much the same whines and complaints you can hear on any cruise anyplace. If a reporter wants to stand at the gangway and ask people, "What didn't you like?" he could get this stuff.
...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 11th, 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By hockeynut
We are on the Crown Princess on the 17th of June...

We are on the Crown Princess on the 17th of June and have not had any changes to the itinery so far

Have you logged onto Princess to check your itinerary? I was under the impression they changed...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 11th, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By hockeynut
I read that the port is just overcrowded and...

I read that the port is just overcrowded and sometimes port authority will not let the ship in. Apparently it happens quite often there because the harbor is small and sometimes not all the ships can...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 5th, 2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By hockeynut
I guess it depends what you consider small, but...

I guess it depends what you consider small, but the Ocean (Formerly the Tahitian Princess, renamed in 2009) and Pacific are the smallest of the Princess fleet. They only carry 680 passengers.
...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 3rd, 2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,003
Posted By hockeynut
I would always book with a TA. As of now, it is...

I would always book with a TA. As of now, it is still cheaper for every cruise I booked and even if the quoted price is the same as booking direct I would still book with the TA simply because of...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 2nd, 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By hockeynut
I would never carry my passport ashore. Only my...

I would never carry my passport ashore. Only my license and cruise card. You never know what could happen. If it gets lost or stolen, it could cause a problem trying to get home.

To get back on...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 2nd, 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By hockeynut
I always had to enter my passport info online...

I always had to enter my passport info online prior to the cruise and had to show it when I embarked.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers April 1st, 2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By hockeynut
Hotel Booking site - BackBid

Has anyone used the site BackBid.com? There was an article in the travel section of the paper today and it seems like an interesting idea. It's like Priceline in reverse. You basically submit your...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 31st, 2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,013
Posted By hockeynut
Caribbean Princess repairs have been completed....

Caribbean Princess repairs have been completed. They took it out to sea yesterday and it was cruising at close to max speed so thats good news for anyone on the 4/1 and future sailings. It is still...
Forum: Tipping March 31st, 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,071
Posted By hockeynut
In addition to the $11.50 per person per day that...

In addition to the $11.50 per person per day that everyone tips , we tipped the Cabin Steward ,Waiter ,Asst.Waiter and Mairtre'D additionally .I was inquiring the norm for additional tips for these...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 30th, 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By hockeynut
Also: If you book a specific cabin your chances...

Also: If you book a specific cabin your chances of getting an upgrade are slim.

Take care,
Mike

I used to think that as well, but do you think that is still the case? Princess or your TA...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 30th, 2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By hockeynut
I played for the first time ever. If nothing...

I played for the first time ever. If nothing else, it sure is fun to dream!

Played 4 easy picks and then 1 ticket I picked my own numbers.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 30th, 2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,873
Posted By hockeynut
When it comes to naming ships, it seems the...

When it comes to naming ships, it seems the cruise lines have the worst imagination in the world.

And then of course there's also the reusing of names of past ships in fleets.

With all the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 30th, 2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,873
Posted By hockeynut
I just read this article recently that mentioned...

I just read this article recently that mentioned the name change:
Carnival will redo Destiny, stern to name - Travel Weekly...
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers March 26th, 2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By hockeynut
Google certainly knows a lot about us. It can be...

Google certainly knows a lot about us. It can be a good and bad thing.

To see what Google thinks your demographics are and how it generates some of those ads, you can look here: (Mine has...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 23rd, 2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,007
Posted By hockeynut
I agree with everything topher said. Just be...

I agree with everything topher said. Just be prepared though, once you book a mini, that is all you will ever want to book. The couch/extra tv is really nice and the larger tub/shower is so much...
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