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Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 4 Oct 20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Just_Pete
I've only done two myself, Disney Wonder, and...

I've only done two myself, Disney Wonder, and then last year a Med cruise with Oasis Of The Seas, but truly got the cruise bug, should have had 4 this year but all cancelled.

Ahh yes, my friends...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 4 Oct 20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Just_Pete
The ships start doing their Transatlantics back...

The ships start doing their Transatlantics back over around late September to November. I am booked on Harmony of The Seas TA from Barcelona back to Port Canaveral for October 31st.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 4 Oct 20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By Just_Pete
There's deffo more options, there's also Cunard...

There's deffo more options, there's also Cunard. Which is obviously a bit polarising. But I see some NCL Sailings as well certainly in September, and even still some MSC sailings on the Magnifica in...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 27 Sep 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Just_Pete
I have a transatlantic booked on Harmony with...

I have a transatlantic booked on Harmony with them for next year, but no way I am getting the drinks package for that. Even with the current discount it's still £1004. For the two of us in the cabin...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 16 Jul 20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,639
Posted By Just_Pete
My bookings have increased in fact. I have a two...

My bookings have increased in fact. I have a two cabin Med booking on Grandiosa with my sister and her 5 kids for next April (moved from this Summer).

I now found a good solo price for a mini 4...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 8 Jun 20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Just_Pete
I agree with the sentiment. But the truth is it's...

I agree with the sentiment. But the truth is it's not, there are plenty of people who would go right now if they could.

It will take a long time to tempt back new customers and casual cruisers...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 8 Jun 20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Just_Pete
Med Cruises officially cancelled then.

Looked more and more likely. But how sad.

https://www.cruise.blog/2020/06/disney-cruise-line-suspends-more-2020-european-sailings
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 May 20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By Just_Pete
WBTA, possibly. Not to piddle on anyones...

WBTA, possibly. Not to piddle on anyones cornflakes, but June/July sailings? I sadly don't think so. :(
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 7 May 20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Just_Pete
I just paid off the balance of my MSC Grandiosa...

I just paid off the balance of my MSC Grandiosa Mini Cruise in November, and am already planning to add the following 3 day cruise on it to make it a B2B. I'm also looking at an Ester cruise with MSC...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 2 May 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,009
Posted By Just_Pete
Correct, but what Mamasher says is still true. It...

Correct, but what Mamasher says is still true. It was still a competition (which is even mentioned in your link), and then they chose Iona, because of the link to one of the British isles and a good...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 30 Apr 20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,639
Posted By Just_Pete
Have an August Northern Europe Cruise booked on...

Have an August Northern Europe Cruise booked on MSC Meraviglia with my sister and her family, but am fully expecting that to be cancelled/ready to just go ahead and lose the deposit, or change the...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Feb 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Just_Pete
Mobile Also if you make a UK booking then service...

Also if you make a UK booking then service charges are included. I would then probably just add a small tip to each drink ordered. And maybe something for my servers/Stewards at the end. But not sure...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Feb 20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Just_Pete
Mobile Haven’t been on the Seaside Class, but the whole...

Haven’t been on the Seaside Class, but the whole idea of her over the other MSC classes is to put you much closer to the sea and not to focus on internal spaces like a lot of modern ships. So plenty...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 22 Feb 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,009
Posted By Just_Pete
Mobile Indeed, I’m doing a family cruise with my sister...

Indeed, I’m doing a family cruise with my sister her husband and their 5 kids this Summer. And I put Iona on the table as an option as it seemed a lot less faff having to get the family to...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 22 Feb 20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Just_Pete
If nobody steps in before, I will be on the...

If nobody steps in before, I will be on the Bargain Mini-Cruise on Preziosa from Hamburg to Southampton in Mid April, and will try.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 21 Feb 20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,009
Posted By Just_Pete
By all accounts they are struggling to fill the...

By all accounts they are struggling to fill the ship so far. That might change post launch, but for now its resulting in some good deals.

I've just booked my third MSC cruise of the year (haven't...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 21 Feb 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By Just_Pete
Seen a lot of cruise sloggers/bloggers are aboard...

Seen a lot of cruise sloggers/bloggers are aboard it today in Dover, and I have to say the public areas seem nice, but the cabins (at least the main Balcony level ones) do nothing for me the...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 5 Feb 20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,386
Posted By Just_Pete
I have Fantastica on Meraviglia this August...

I have Fantastica on Meraviglia this August booked, and have booked first sitting, given we have my sisters 5 kids with us ranging from 6-16. I don't think the timing will be an issue for us as the...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 31 Dec 19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By Just_Pete
Enjoy! MSC seem to be pulling out all the stops...

Enjoy! MSC seem to be pulling out all the stops to grow their business in terms of sheer numbers of new ships and then supporting them with offers to get people on board.

It's obviously working. I...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 13 Dec 19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By Just_Pete
Mobile Yeah say what you like about them. But they do...

Yeah say what you like about them. But they do seem to offer some great deals.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 10 Dec 19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By Just_Pete
Disney was my first cruise, and I will definitely...

Disney was my first cruise, and I will definitely come back to them. But a few months ago I did an RCI 7 day Med on the Oasis. And on reflection I deffo enjoyed it just as much as the Disney Wonder...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 6 Dec 19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By Just_Pete
Just rediscovered this thread, and thought I...

Just rediscovered this thread, and thought I would comment again, as in addition to the Northern Europe we have booked for August on Meraviglia I had a look at the Black Friday deals on MSC.

So...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Nov 19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Just_Pete
I have requested early dining. I'm generally an...

I have requested early dining. I'm generally an MDR kinda guy with maybe two (for a 7 day cruise) additional charge meals if there's something on board that appeals to me.

But as this will be my...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 21 Nov 19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Just_Pete
Great stuff! I was thinking about booking one of...

Great stuff! I was thinking about booking one of the Cirque packages (the one with just the cocktail rather than a meal) but wasn't sure about which show to choose out of the two!

Also will add...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 8 Nov 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Just_Pete
Next Cruise is booked (MSC)

So I offered my sister the option of a cruise next year. She has 5 kids, and then there's just me.

So we have booked two balcony cabins. Her and her husband in one with her two 10yr old twins. And...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 13 Oct 19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Posted By Just_Pete
I was just on Oasis of the Seas, which was my...

I was just on Oasis of the Seas, which was my first RCI cruise, and I wrote my summary of it on here. It should still be on page 1.

Interestingly my friends who were also sailing with us, have...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 25 Sep 19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By Just_Pete
There's a 2 nighter in January the day after my...

There's a 2 nighter in January the day after my birthday I am also considering booking and inviting my sister along for as a treat. I cant remember what ship it's on, but it's not the QM2, which is ...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 25 Sep 19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Just_Pete
Absolutely buzzing to try a Quantum class, have...

Absolutely buzzing to try a Quantum class, have looked at Anthem as she is doing some Southampton sailings next year, but need to work out who I would go with. Would also like to try Chops. Although...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 24 Sep 19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By Just_Pete
I'm tempted to book one of the 2021 sailings that...

I'm tempted to book one of the 2021 sailings that they are pushing for the Magnifica after they chop her in half, stuff in a new bit and send her to Southampton for the Summer.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 24 Sep 19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Just_Pete
Absolutely, the Promenade 70s night thing just...

Absolutely, the Promenade 70s night thing just sounded a bit Butlins at Sea to me when I saw it on the planner. But it was actually tonnes of fun (I'm sure the fact I had been drinking played into...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Sep 19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Just_Pete
Thoughts on my first RCI Cruise (Oasis/Med)

So after taking my first cruise (on the Disney Wonder) in Feb 2017 I knew I had the cruise bug and wanted to do more. I am single, so tend to cruise with friends, and had none who would pay for...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Sep 19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By Just_Pete
Wow! Let us know what happens. Fingers crossed...

Wow! Let us know what happens. Fingers crossed for you.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 29 Aug 19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By Just_Pete
I did a long deliberation process for booking my...

I did a long deliberation process for booking my med cruise which is in 10 days. So I haven't done it yet, but RCI seemed to come out on top in categories for me after weeks of Vlog watching, forum...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 29 Aug 19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,941
Posted By Just_Pete
10 days to go for me! Good to hear back...

10 days to go for me!

Good to hear back from a few that have done it! I'm still pretty chill about the whole thing. All I know so far is that I am going to do Cinque Terre on La Spezia day, and...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 1 Aug 19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Just_Pete
Yes! We need more TR's!

Yes! We need more TR's!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 31 Jul 19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Just_Pete
Enjoy. I have the Oasis round the Med in 39 days!...

Enjoy. I have the Oasis round the Med in 39 days! (not that I'm counting...)
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 3 Jul 19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,484
Posted By Just_Pete
I think in terms of something for everyone then...

I think in terms of something for everyone then it is really NCL and RCI. P&O and Princess don't have some of the "attractions" that these two can offer in terms of things like Ice Rinks, Laser Tag,...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 26 Apr 19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 84,262
Posted By Just_Pete
Also what is “the lodge” I watched one video and...

Also what is “the lodge” I watched one video and it appears to be a static caravan?
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Apr 19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,777
Posted By Just_Pete
Yes, not sure about some of the older P&O ships,...

Yes, not sure about some of the older P&O ships, but I would like to try Britannia at some point. And the idea of Southampton and a lot of the shorter cruises P&O offer make me fairly certain we will...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Apr 19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,131
Posted By Just_Pete
I mean I get the analogy game, but I don’t think...

I mean I get the analogy game, but I don’t think there’s anyway that Celebrity could be considered the Lidl. They are definitely one of the better/classier/premium brands. And still with a degree of...
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