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    Who Dat Nation
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    hounds and horses and seeing the world
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    All of them
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  1. I met a guy who said he's a criminal lawyer...At least he's honest...!
  2. A man stuck his head into a barbershop and asked, 'How long before I can get a haircut? The barber looked around the shop full of customers and said, 'About 2 hours.'The man left. A few days later, the same guy again stops in and asks 'How long before I can get a haircut?' The barber looked around at the shop and said, 'About 3 hours.' A week later, the same guy stuck his head in the shop and asked, 'How long before I can get a haircut? The barber looked around the shop and said, 'About an hour and a half . The man quickly left. The barber turned to his friend and said, 'Hey, Bob, do me a favor , follow him and see where he goes. He keeps asking how long he has to wait for a haircut, but he never comes back. 'A little while later, Bob returned to the shop, nervously shaking his head. The barber asked, 'So, where does he go when he leaves?' Bob looked up, wiped the tears from his eyes and said,‘Your house!'
  3. Today I got my Travel agent to call MSC again and he managed to get my FCC from them on my 4-18-20 cruise to apply to my 2-20-21 cruise. But they have not refunded the taxes and port fees yet. I called the casino dept. about my refund for the taxes and fees on my 3-30-20 and got the answer that they will look into it and to call them back in 2 or 3 days.
  4. My credit card statement came in today showing that MSC refunded my money for cruises on 5-30-20 and 2-20-21 that they cancelled. But I am still waiting for my FCC for my cruises on 3-30-20 and 4-18-20 that they cancelled.
  5. That's probably because it will be September before they know if that cruise will even happen.
  6. I am hoping that cruising starts back before October. If cruise lines can't cruise before May of next year, they will all be bankrupt by then.
  7. Many lines will refund your port fees and taxes right away when they cancel a cruise but it may be months before they refund the cruise fare.
  8. I emailed guestadmin@carnival.com the full information for my May 2021 cruise on June 10 and received my OBC on June 12. Very fast service!
  9. Because I love to cruise and can't wait to get out to sea again. The Seaside is by far the best ship in the MSC fleet and even though it doesn't now have as good an itinerary as it had before, I rather sail on it and skip the ports then sail on other ships and get off in the ports. Right now you can get much better deals on cruises then you will be able to get once cruising starts again so I'm booking them and hoping for the best. If they all shut down and go bankrupt and I lose the money I invested in cruises, it doesn't matter because there will really be nothing else I want to spend my money on anyway. You can check my signature to see the cruises I have booked and every one of them is now a much higher price than I paid when I booked them. Some were almost free when you count the perks I got with them when I booked.
  10. The only big deal about it is that they owe me thousands of dollars now for cruises I have paid for and they cancelled, yet they made me pay $98 to book the same ship a day later when they changed the ships around.
  11. Well, I finally got my cruise changed back from the Meraviglia to the Seaside again but I had to pay a new deposit. They would not transfer my deposit over. So far they cancelled my cruise on the Armonia on 3-30-20, the Seaside on April 18, 20, the Seaside on May 30, 20 and now the Seaside on 2-20-21. I had the first 3 cruises paid in full and paid deposits on the next one and now on the Seaside on 2-21-21 and I have not had a penny of the money refunded yet. It seems like they could have at least let me book my 5th cruise without paying any more deposits since they owe me for 4 cruises now.
  12. As far as places that I have cruised to that I would like to return to for a land vacation are: Hawaii, California, Ireland, Denmark, England, France and Holland. Places I have been but not on a ship that I want to visit again are: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, the Ozarks, the Smokies, and west Texas.
  13. I tried to book Seaside on 2-21-21 but when my TA phoned them he was told that MSC was trying to "get their ducks in a row" right now with the tens of thousands of cancellations they have plus MSC for some unknown reason changing the itineraries of many of their ships causing thousands of more changes. They said they plan to have all the kinks worked out by July 1 and will be taking new reservations by then and notifying everyone of all the changes. Does everyone know that many travel agencies have the Seaside rated as the only 5 star ship in MSC's fleet and that the Meraviglia is rated as 4 1/2 stars along with the Seashore?
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