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Extra Kim

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    Kalmar, Sweden
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Royal Caribbean
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    The Caribbean

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  1. That's something that sometimes makes us feel bad when we are cruising with our daughter. You can tell that some crew members miss their kids when they see her.
  2. The price have gone up and down a lot. But I wouldn't say that it's very cheap for us in Sweden, the same goes for cruises in Europe and Asia. The Caribbean are usualy cheaper then any other destination for us. I think that since the Med, Dubai and Asia are common holiday destinations for swedes it likely that RC can get us to pay more.
  3. I'm Swedish and travel with my passport on all my cruises. I have been to the following islands/ports in the Caribbean and besides getting a stamp coming into the USA, no other country has stamped my passport. Aruba Antigua Barbados Bonaire British Virgin Islands Colombia Costa Rica Costa Maya (Mexico main land) Cozumel (Mexico) Curaçao Dominica Grand Bahama (Bahamas) Grand Cayman Grenada Haiti Jamaica Little Stirrup Cay (Bahamas) New Providence (Bahamas) Panama Puerto Rico (Usa) They won't stamp during a cruise stop if the cruise starts in the U.S. St. Kitts St. Maarten St. Thomas (USA) They won't stamp during a cruise stop if the cruise starts in the U.S. St. Lucia
  4. During our cruise on Harmony OTS in January, a teenager died in Labadee. I saw when they rolled him of the ship when we dis-embarked in Fort Lauderdale. A very sad story.
  5. She have two ports of call that I haven't seen on any other RC ship, Virgin Gorda and Puerto Plata. The other two are San Juan and St Thomas, we like St Thomas but San Juan feels like "been there, done that".
  6. Well, no. The longest cruise we have done was a 21nts B2B on Legend Of The Seas. By then I didn't mind getting off the ship, but if someone had asked me if I would like to do another cruise on a different ship, I would in a heartbeat. We spent a total of 25nts away from home during that trip. We sailed on Allure back in 2013 and wanted to try the Oasis class again, so we did in January this year. We sailed on Harmony. Not sure that I feel the need to sail on the Oasis class again, they are fantastic but too big for our taste. So far the Freedom class are my favourite. Didn't like the Navigator or the Majesty.
  7. Yes. They took her back into the fleet just because she can fit in the harbor in Havanna.
  8. That's another gamble, she might have left RC by then..
  9. We have sailed on all ship classes that Royal have, except for Quantum and Empress. In 2021 we might do a "B2B2B" on Vison, Odyssey and Empress. Vision are a 11 nts cruise and the other two are both 8 nts. We have done a similar thing back in 2016, then we sailed on Majesty and then Celebrity Equinox. Going from Majesty to Equinox made Equinox look fantastic (sailed on her again last year and she didn't impress like she did back in 2016). With this in mind, I "fear" that going from Odyssey to Empress will make Empress feel very old and outdated. Have anyone been on both the Quantum class and Empress? What was your experience? We are mostly looking on the Empress cruise because of the ports of call. We will be two adults and, at the time of the cruise, a 3 year old girl.
  10. I would have a look on Youtube, I know of at least one couple that used to do travel videos that had Reunion as a port of call on one of their cruises.
  11. Yes, but still it doesn't make sense. What can you do with only a name and knowing that e-mail they have? I work for my municipality. I and everyone else have an e-mail with their name and the town name "John.doe@kalmar.se". With other words, you could go to the homepage, find a name of anyone that works there and then figure out their e-mail. Giving out your e-mail might result in a lot of spam mails, but that's pretty much it. An if someone would like to add your e-mail to a spam list, they don't do that manualy by collecting e-mails from luggage tags...
  12. Doesn't make sense, how would an e-mail even make that possible? I mean you share that every time you send an e-mail...
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