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I am just off the Zuiderdam Northern Isles...
I am just off the Zuiderdam Northern Isles cruise. My cabin - oceanview 1030 - was lovely. I had never been on the ship before, so I have nothing to compare it to; but I was quite satisfied
I will be traveling solo on the Zuiderdam; ...
I will be traveling solo on the Zuiderdam; Northern Isles cruise from Copenhagen. July31st. Gail
Thanks for the clarification. I did not realize...
Thanks for the clarification. I did not realize there were two separate events.
Mariners welcome aboard lunch
Good morning everyone: I am sailing from Copenhagen on the Zuiderdam July 31. I will be doing an overnight in the city, with stay and transfers booked through HAL. Is this group one of the first...
I have booked anytime dining on my upcoming...
I have booked anytime dining on my upcoming Zuiderdam Northern Isles cruise. My first cruise as a solo. I will report back on how anytime dining worked out for me.
Unable to print boarding pass today
Good afternoon - I am unable to print my boarding pass after completing the required sign in information. My luggage tags and contract printed just fine. I have disabled the cookie blocker Any...
Oops - re: my previous post. The Fringe...
Oops - re: my previous post. The Fringe Festival is in Edinburgh not Inverness! Inverness companies may be busy but that is probably not the reason - Ha!
Thanks so much for all your wonderful...
Thanks so much for all your wonderful suggestions. So far, it looks like I will be doing a mixture of tours - Edinburgh (where I have been before I will on my own) and my own for my second day in...
Thanks for the good advice. My leg of this...
Thanks for the good advice. My leg of this cruise does not include St. Petersburg. We are Copenhagen-Ivergordon-Edinburgh-Iceland-Faroe Isl. - Shetland Isl - Copenhagen. I will definitely take a...
Booking HAL EXC tours vs winging it until you book at your port
Good afternoon: I will be traveling solo this summer on the Zuiderdam July 31 - Copenhagen-Copenhagen cruise. I have only been on two cruises before; both with organized tour groups and planned...
Gail - Cruising solo on the Zuiderdam July 31 ...
Gail - Cruising solo on the Zuiderdam July 31 Copenhagen-Copenhagen.
Tipping on HAL ships
Good afternoon - I have just booked a HAL cruise and was unsure about their tipping policy. Are tips automatically added onto your final bill or do you just give cash at the end? If they are...
Requesting a solo dining experience the first night on HAL cruise
Hi everyone - I will be traveling solo on the Zuiderdam this summer. I would like my first night dinner in the dining room to be a solo experience. I have two very long flights and think I will be...
I did a Christmas Markets of Europe cruise with...
I did a Christmas Markets of Europe cruise with Uniworld several years ago. It was lovely in that they totally waved the single supplement. I met lot of wonderful people from all over the world -...
Were the tours you liked Holland America...
Were the tours you liked Holland America sponsored or privately booked? Thanks :)
Thanks for the good advice. I am excited about...
Thanks for the good advice. I am excited about this trip. I have been to Denmark and Scotland before so not quite as concerned about seeing them extensively with a smaller group. More focused on...
Booking HAL EXC tours vs winging it until you book at your port
Hi everyone - I am sailing on the Zuiderdam northern isles cruise July 31 round trip from Copenhagen. I would like to see the Faroe Isl and the Shetland Isl. in particular on a smaller group tour....
Are HAL EXC tours refundable if you change your mind?
How far ahead do you have to give notice if you can get a refund? Thanks :confused:
Cabin 1030. Seems like a good location but you...
Cabin 1030. Seems like a good location but you never know if you will have noisy neighbors. Never a guarantee regardless of your booking. My TA did give me a slight discount so that helped just a...
Not booking prenight hotel at HAL price but would like to purchase the transfers
Hi everyone - I am able to use my free night from hotels.com to stay at the Grand Hotel in Copenhagen for one night precruise. I know I can get a cab from the airport and also a cab to the port...
Thanks Roz - I actually just booked - went all...
Thanks Roz - I actually just booked - went all out and did an ocean view - Ha! I will have to work another few years to pay this trip off. No retirement for me. I am excited though. I decided...
No reservation needed if you know you want to...
No reservation needed if you know you want to dine alone on a particular evening? Just come any time? (am I right with this?) That would work for me. Dining solo some nights and with others some...
If you were solo on the Zuiderdam - or any of the "sister ships"...
What accommodation did you book? Were you pleased with your decision; especially since we have to pay that darn single supplement? I am at the moment of decision for my summer cruise. Booking...
Thanks everyone: With Free Dining on HAL...
Thanks everyone: With Free Dining on HAL :confused: do you still need to make a reservation well ahead of time?
If I decide to dine by by myself some evening and...
If I decide to dine by by myself some evening and am on the Freestyle Dining plan is it best to make a reservation for a table for myself (table for two?.) I would imagine they fill up quickly. I...