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Cuba, any vaccinations required
Just wondering if there are any vaccination requirements for Cuba.
So I called them again and now the ship is...
So I called them again and now the ship is leaving from Port of Miami.
They had some logistical issues and had originally thought we'd be going from Port Everglades, but those have been worked out....
Strange, that's not what they told me. They said...
Strange, that's not what they told me. They said two cruises were affected including April 2. I'll have to call again and see what they say.
I talked with them last week. They were very...
I talked with them last week. They were very clear that April 2 would leave from Ft. Lauderdale. Will call again tomorrow and see what they say.
April 2 Ft Lauderdale Departure
I usually fly to Ft. Lauderdale the night before and use a transfer company on the day of the cruise to go to Miami. Transfer company informed my my sailing to Cuba on April 2 would leave from Port...
I'm on the April 2 cruise to Cuba and, it too, is...
I'm on the April 2 cruise to Cuba and, it too, is going from Ft Lauderdale with a
3 PM boarding time. I first heard this from the transfer company in Fort Lauderdale when I tried to book a transfer...
Will be onboard too. 3rd time on Breakaway,...
Will be onboard too. 3rd time on Breakaway, really miss having the Dawn in NY.....

Always spa balcony.

9th trip to Bermuda (my happy place) all by ship (Dawn, Voyager of the Seas, Explorer of...
We always bring individual Brita water filter...
We always bring individual Brita water filter bottles. We like to travel light
Was on the Dawn from NYC to Bermuda about 11...
Was on the Dawn from NYC to Bermuda about 11 years ago when it lost power for about 30 minutes about an hour after leaving Bermuda. We all hoped we'd go back to have it checked, but headed home once...
We are going in July and just booked the Days Inn...
We are going in July and just booked the Days Inn Downtown. Fit our budget, had decent reviews, and is three blocks from the port.
Also note that southbound tends to cost anywhere...
Also note that southbound tends to cost anywhere from $300 - 400 more per person. At least those are the prices I've seen.
Princess... much better food, more relaxed pace ...
Princess... much better food, more relaxed pace

Royal.... lots to do, great for families.

Both offer a quality product. all depends on what you are looking for.

I've been on both and will be...
Depends on what you are looking forShore Trips...
Depends on what you are looking forShore Trips and Shore Excursions Group are reputable companies offering excursions in most ports. You can find them online. They offer smaller tours. Sometimes...
and it is well worth it. We always get a spa pas...
and it is well worth it. We always get a spa pas or for a better deal, book a spa balcony. The spa pass comes with it and the overall price is better
Strange, definitely a different report. My...
Strange, definitely a different report. My family members were told by a ember of the crew that it was a crew member and that it was the first time in 11 years he had seen a crew member evacuated. I...
Family called today from Port Canaveral. They...
Family called today from Port Canaveral. They said an injured crew member had to be evacuated. Copter was unable to land so they used a basket.
Yep. Saw it and wondered what happened. I have...
Yep. Saw it and wondered what happened. I have some family members on board. They'll probably call me when they reach Port Canaveral tomorrow afternoon.
Dan the man was terrific but will miss hearing...
Dan the man was terrific but will miss hearing "I'm Julie your cruise director" Reminded me of the Love Boat series :-)
There was rocking up there, but my wife and I...
There was rocking up there, but my wife and I enjoy it. We missed it when the seas were calm. If you are prone to sea sickness buy a regular balcony on a lower deck and add the spa package once on...
Great picture. I was on the Breakaway and have a...
Great picture. I was on the Breakaway and have a couple of shots ofthe Infinity leaving
Seems like a problem for more than just NCL....
Seems like a problem for more than just NCL. While we missed GSC, a friend of mine on HAL missed HMC. Seems as if all the private islands that require tendering were effected. Disney has a dock at...
We bought out Port Canaveral excursion before...
We bought out Port Canaveral excursion before sailing, but the Blue Lagoon Beach Day on board the day before docking in Nassau since we would not have done a beach day if we had gone to GSC. But...
Totally agree, the Cirque show is the best show I...
Totally agree, the Cirque show is the best show I have ever seen at sea. Note that it is a dinner show with a fixed menus of steak and shrimp. Well worth the cost.
Not sure what the daily spa fee is, but if they...
Not sure what the daily spa fee is, but if they sell out the weekly passes, the day passes are not available.