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  1. I agree with you both. I think it all adds to the experience of cruising when itineraries change.
  2. as far as I have always known you don't have to pay the tips on board, however for the wonderful service we all get I always pay them and sometimes a bit more as well. but its down to our own choices.


  3. wish I could get on the cruise love them really disappointed I can't see them
  4. I have recently sailed on fred olsen, balmoral ship and found everything perfect, food, service and cleanliness tip top.  Travelled on Britannia last year and again could not fault anything. I have tried land holidays but get bored, love the ship live and visiting different places.  so I will definately carry on cruising.

  5. hello loz6, we sailed to spain and portugal, places I have been to before and enjoyed, again very easy straight off the ship to the shops and bars, it was nice and warm as well, not so hot its hard to move around but very pleasantly warm
  6. thank you waves for your reply, the ships are older but they are so nicely maintained, the carpets look so clean and fresh not one bit was to be found on them and the same for all the furnishings around the ship. What I did like is the actual wooden decks very nice. Balmoral also has a beautiful lounge where people can sit quietly and have a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate and buy individual chocalates to go with it. The pub also is very comfortable with an excellent keyboard player and singer. The shows excellent really good, including the crew show which all enjoyed. I agree with bo
  7. Recently cruised on the balmoral on the 27th sept had a fabulous time, the crew were amazing and lots of lovely passengers. Food great, good atmospher, great entertainment, really enjoyed. Anyone else out there had the same brilliant experience?
  8. Thinking of going on a caribbean cruise which calls at st. thomas, can anyone recommend places and beaches to visit?
  9. With the weather we have here I am surprised that mosquitos survive once the ship hits the uk anyway
  10. yes I like obstructed view cabins you can get a nice position at a much lower price.
  11. interesting subject, I was always travel sick, sick on a coach, car, train, ferry boats around the harbour you name it, but then I really wanted to cruise so much and knew I couldn't be ill for the duration. I wanted to cruise so much that I took the plunge and I have never been sick since. so for me I guess it was something in the head but I yes people do have problems with the balances in the ear which will also cause sea sickness.
  12. ooh I never knew that bolsover cruise club do saga, now I know I can book with them I am most interested in trying a cruise with saga
  13. hygeine does help but needs everyone to be as careful.
  14. went on her last year great ship wish I was cruising today with the marvellous weather
  15. yes booked to go to baltics and they do tours to the ballet in st petersberg, can't wait for that one
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