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We have grown used to longer cruises now - never...
We have grown used to longer cruises now - never under a month. Prior to the world cruise our longest vacation was 96 days which included 70 days at sea. Boarding tomorrow for 35 days then 2 days...
We did the Oceana 180 day world cruise. I only...
We did the Oceana 180 day world cruise. I only talked to one other passenger doing the full voyage who though it was on the long side. We loved the cruise but felt 180 was long enough - would not...
I was on the 2016 w/c cruise. It was our first...
I was on the 2016 w/c cruise. It was our first Oceania cruise. We were given the benefits of having 15 credits during the cruise. I don't remember the exact amount but we started the cruise with...
2 voyages I would love would be: Start in...
2 voyages I would love would be:

Start in San Diego, down the coast through central America to Panama City, then head to French Polynesia. Continue across the Pacific stopping just about every...
There is a free walking tour that starts in the...
There is a free walking tour that starts in the CBD and works its way down to the harbour and the Rocks area. We did it in May/16 and it was great. while it is free, tips are very appreciated as...
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Bringing multiple cases on obviously would depend...
Bringing multiple cases on obviously would depend on the cruise length. The people that Cynthia (CBB) mentioned on the world cruise still had about 145 days to go. The 8 cases they brought on...
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The same applies to other alcoholic beverages.
The same applies to other alcoholic beverages.
The 2016 and 2018 W/C have very similar...
The 2016 and 2018 W/C have very similar itineraries that go down the coast of South America and around southern Africa before heading to Asia and then the Pacific without ever seeing Europe .

The...
O may change how they do the entertainment from...
O may change how they do the entertainment from world cruise to world cruise. With a good number of passengers doing the full voyage, having multiple production shows repeating every segment would...
To avoid multiple show repeats, on the world...
To avoid multiple show repeats, on the world cruise there are no production show/dancers so those cruise staff will not be aavailable to do any training.
I was on the 2016 AWC and there were no dance...
I was on the 2016 AWC and there were no dance lessons. There was opportunities to dance most nights before the show in the theatre.

You may look into dance lessons in your own area. Depending...
As mentioned Ocenia did not do a group party the...
As mentioned Ocenia did not do a group party the night before - they did do a group breakfast the morning of the cruise at the hotel but no one from Oceania did any welcome speech.

Although other...
I've never heard of a change due to labour...
I've never heard of a change due to labour problems but in some rare cases ports have been closed due to hurricanes and ships have been diverted. Buses were used to transport passengers back to the...
The attacks the diplomats and their families...
The attacks the diplomats and their families suffered through were done over a long time while in buildings. Tourist on cruise ships doing day tours have nothing to fear as far as similar attacks.
NCL announced today that the current ship doing...
NCL announced today that the current ship doing east/west Caribbean itineraries will be doing all western itineraries until November. Does not say if early, mid or late November but this does show...
Sure hope able-bodied people don't book this room...
Sure hope able-bodied people don't book this room just to get some extra floor space. Unfortunately Oceania doesn't do much to stop anyone asking for the room to have it.

We had this cabin last...
I would expect in about a week the various cruise...
I would expect in about a week the various cruise lines will have their representatives inspecting the ports and the conditions. Once that is done then they can revise itineraries as needed.

A...
All these stories about Caesar salad reminds me...
All these stories about Caesar salad reminds me of our experience in Toscano last year. We had a junior waiter on his second day on the job. The waiter told him to make a Caesar salad for the 4 of...
Crocheter - I did not get your email - make sure...
Crocheter - I did not get your email - make sure you use 'ca' and not 'com' at the end of my email address
The 2018 voyage is going to a lot of ports where...
The 2018 voyage is going to a lot of ports where English is not common. You will not always easily find products you need. We did the similar route on the 2016 voyage. In some places the vast...
Based on your loyalty status you get internet...
Based on your loyalty status you get internet minutes per segment. Same applies to mini bar setup
Those doing a full world cruise get their...
Those doing a full world cruise get their allotment for each segment. For the 2016 cruise it worked out to be 15 in each dinning room - 1 for every 6 days

Your reservation booking date is...
While it is cooked to medium rare, it can be...
While it is cooked to medium rare, it can be finished to a higher level on request. The chef did not recommend doing so as to get the extra degree, it is not cooked the same but it is your choice.
I compared the 2019 world cruise on Insignia vs...
I compared the 2019 world cruise on Insignia vs the 2019 world cruise on the Pacific Princess, (a sister ship), and the per day cost is similar. With all the extras included with the O cruise plus...
I was on the full 2016 voyage and loved it. ...
I was on the full 2016 voyage and loved it.

We found the service to be excellent and loved not having to do any house work for that long. It was great to see much of the world without having to do...