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About Carol28

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  • Location
    Pembroke Pines, Florida
  • Interests
    mahjong. reading, theater
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Holland America
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Canada-New England; Caribbean

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  1. Could you please share what the CL is. We are on the Grandeur soon in a suite, so this may be something we might enjoy.
  2. We received an upsale offer from RCCL today for an OS. My husband was deliberating. But, re-reading your message has confirmed my opinion that we will stay put.
  3. What is the cost of the specialty restaurants on the Grandeur? There is a 3-night dining package online for $79.00 and I'm wondering if we should purchase it. I think we would probably go to Chops, mostly.
  4. You've no idea how happy your response has made me. Thank you. The idea that the area is carpeted makes me very comfortable with our room choice.
  5. My question is if someone has been in Cabin 8508, is there much noise from the deck above?
  6. I'm worried about the noise from above. Some cabins hear more noise than others. I'm wondering about Cabin 8508. We're going on the cruise in March and it's too late to change anything. When I bought the cabin, the RCCL person said this particular cabin was in a good location. Was he right?
  7. Going on her in late March. I'm just worried about the noise issue above our cabin 8508. We tried to select one that had nothing above us, but I've read recently about lots of noise from above in other staterooms on this level. And, I also read about several cabins that had leaks.
  8. We need transport from Southampton to Heathrow after our cruise. Wouldn't most suggest we fly out the day after the cruise just in case? Where should we stay- in the city or near the airport? And, of course, about how much is a transfer by chauffeur or cruise transfer?
  9. Another response came today: Mrs. Goodman, your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as it is through constructive suggestions that we will be able to maintain the high standards toward which we consistently work. Nonetheless, we understand that our offerings may not suit every traveler, and we do hope that no matter what cruise line you choose to sail in the future, you experience safe and enjoyable vacations at sea. Thank you again for contacting our office and bringing your issues to our attention, we wish you all the best. Special Advisor Office of the President I took out the name as I wasn't sure if it was a good idea to print it.
  10. Yes. The same lady emailed that most people enjoy the Music Walk which has been reviewed as some of the best entertainment on board a ship. I did not keep the message. In essence, HAL said it won't be changed anytime soon. We just booked the Enchanted Princess and have an Oceania, RCCL, and another Princess booked for the next two years. I love everything about HAL except the entertainment and that is very important to us. I read another post recently on FB, I think, that said people who are happy don't usually write comments. People who are not happy, write. Perhaps that is correct.
  11. I love your pictures! So, on the dolphin Deck, one can actually look down into the water. And the lifeboats are right underneath the Dolphin Deck, but you cannot see them. However, if they are lowered if we are anchor, you can hear that noise? Is that all accurate?
  12. I called Guest Relations yesterday and spoke to this nice woman who is sending my comments to another department and should get back to me next week. My suggestion is for all of us who feel this way should call Guest Relations to express our displeasure. I thought the comment about how many cruise assistants there are on each ship enlightening. And now that the Cruise Director is combined with the Tour Director, there are even fewer activities.
  13. We have a Grandeur of the Seas in March 2020, and in 2021 an Oceania and Princess. I'm looking at a Princess for the 2020 Thanksgiving cruise.
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