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We are on Moorea now having arrived yesterday...
We are on Moorea now having arrived yesterday morning on the red eye. While it is a long day from NY it gives us almost one full extra day in paradise. We have 5 nights precruise. Much better for us...
Regardless of,the room category there really are...
Regardless of,the room category there really are not any extra perks. Reservations at the restaurants are available regardless of room category. Time frame to book an excursion in advance is also...
We leave this coming Thursday for our 6th cruise....
We leave this coming Thursday for our 6th cruise. We are coming from NY and have a late afternoon flight out of JFK and then the connection to the overnight flight to PPT and then ferry to Moorea to...
We head to Tahiti in business with AA miles for...
We head to Tahiti in business with AA miles for 6th time this week. My thoughts:

British Airways usually has great award availability but their fuel surcharge is so high that your free seats cost...
I think you are correct at $500. They have a...
I think you are correct at $500. They have a current promotion for $250 per person for some sailings. Could you have taken $250 for $2500??
The food trucks begin at 6:00 pm.
The food trucks begin at 6:00 pm.
There should not be an issue. There is a taxi...
There should not be an issue. There is a taxi stand across the street from the dock. Not sure this is the best use of your time though. The food truck scene at the port is very impressive.
We arrive at the Hilton for 5 nights precruise in...
We arrive at the Hilton for 5 nights precruise in less than 2 weeks, our 5th time there. I reserve with Albert's in advance, via their website for transport from the ferry. For the return you can...
If you are looking for good snorkeling, but not...
If you are looking for good snorkeling, but not with the rays and the sharks, consider a day pass at the Hilton. Their lagoon is only about 5 feet deep with spectacular snorkeling. They charge...
In Fakarava if you walk along the only road there...
In Fakarava if you walk along the only road there are many places to get in the water but most that we saw would require water shoes due to broken coral on the beach.
Arrange for a rental in advance with Avis. ...
Arrange for a rental in advance with Avis. Consider snorkeling at the lagoonarium. Look at reviews on Trip Advisor as there are some negatives and positives (tons of fish but they do feed them). ...
As others have said get the certification before...
As others have said get the certification before you go so that you are not using time on your vacation for certification dives. Forget the pass on Rangiroa, you need a lot of experience. When I...
In French Polynesia most will take USD without an...
In French Polynesia most will take USD without an issue. With the current exchange rate 1,000 XPF should convert to $10 USD. There is a fixed exchange rate between the Euro and the XPF but you...
Thanks Doug. We leave in about 3 weeks with 5...
Thanks Doug. We leave in about 3 weeks with 5 nights pre cruise at the Hilton Moorea and then 3 post cruise on Vahine Island.
While this July will be our sixth time on the...
While this July will be our sixth time on the PGmit will be our first time on Vahine Island post cruise. Looking forward to your information on Vahine Island.
Taxis are readily available. Prior to 6:00 am...
Taxis are readily available. Prior to 6:00 am there is a 1000 XPF (about $10 USD) surcharge. Depending upon you plans you may want to walk slow and get a taxi just after 6:00 am.
5 times, has not happened yet.
5 times, has not happened yet.
Both the Amazon and Easter Island are on our...
Both the Amazon and Easter Island are on our list. Thinking that perhaps a land visit to Easter Island and then a flight to PPT might be an interesting combination. Just booked 7 nights in a jungle...
Bora Bora will cost you about $450 per person in...
Bora Bora will cost you about $450 per person in air. Moorea will cost you about $30 per person in a ferry. If you stay at a "big name" resort on either island you will find that on Moorea for...
We'll be back on board in July and although we do...
We'll be back on board in July and although we do arrange our own transport you really don't have to get off the ship super early. They will ask you to fill out a form with your travel info and if...
If PG arranges your flight they could put you on...
If PG arranges your flight they could put you on the plane that arrives early in the morning or the one that gets in late that night. For the earlier flight they will include a day room at the IC...
The ship could anchor in more than one location. ...
The ship could anchor in more than one location. Don't worry about it as all of the tour operators will 100% know where the ship is. Just book your excursion and relax.
The ship is chartered for an eclipse cruise in...
The ship is chartered for an eclipse cruise in late June 2019. Below is the link for those who may have an interest. It does visit the Pitcairn Islands

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On the PG there is a US style plug with 110v in...
On the PG there is a US style plug with 110v in the stateroom near the small table with the mirror.
You probably need an adapter, not a converter. ...
You probably need an adapter, not a converter. An adapter allows the US style plug to plug into the two round European style plug (220 volt) that is used in the region. Most cameras, iPhones, etc....