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Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel April 14th, 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By GRBlizz
Getting Bulkhead Seats in age of "Premium Economy" Class

We're flying to Florida with my DH's power chair. This is our first time flying since Delta turned the front of its Economy section into "economy comfort" which carries a premium price.

When I...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises February 1st, 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,584
Posted By GRBlizz
The discounts given by TAs come out of the...

The discounts given by TAs come out of the commission that Celebrity pays the TAs. So whatever the agency can give, X could theoretically give that much or more and still be ahead. Perhaps they don't...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 29th, 2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,521
Posted By GRBlizz
We ate at Tuscan on our recent Equinox cruise and...

We ate at Tuscan on our recent Equinox cruise and thought it was exceptional. We wanted to eat at Murano, but it was booked solid after the first couple days. We also ate at Silk Harvest and not only...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 26th, 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By GRBlizz
We were on Equinox Dec 30-Jan 10, and we...

We were on Equinox Dec 30-Jan 10, and we absolutely adored Blu. The food was clearly a cut above the MDR, and the staff was terrific. We were a large family group of 6, and we experienced two...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 19th, 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By GRBlizz
This seems to be the applicable part of the ACAA...

This seems to be the applicable part of the ACAA regs:

(i) Carriers are not required to furnish more than one seat per ticket or to provide a seat in a class of service other than the one the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 18th, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GRBlizz
We got off Equinox last Friday, and can confirm...

We got off Equinox last Friday, and can confirm that they showed movies in Celebrity Central occasionally, but all the movies they showed were also available in the free on demand selection in the...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 17th, 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,001
Posted By GRBlizz
Oh, my! I'm so sorry this happened to you, and...

Oh, my! I'm so sorry this happened to you, and I'm glad you're on the mend.
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 17th, 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By GRBlizz
Yes. It's not that thick a layer.

Yes. It's not that thick a layer.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 16th, 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By GRBlizz
We had a 4:30 sailing time out of Ft. Lauderdale...

We had a 4:30 sailing time out of Ft. Lauderdale on our 12/30 Equinox sailing, and the posted "final onboard" time was 3:30pm. I had to leave the ship after embarking in order to pick up some...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 16th, 2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By GRBlizz
From the FL official website:...

From the FL official website: http://www.flhsmv.gov/dmv/faqdpp.html

"However, no county or municipality may charge fees for parking in its timed or metered parking spaces, and no publically owned...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 16th, 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By GRBlizz
I'm so glad it helped. You will LOVE the Equinox.

I'm so glad it helped. You will LOVE the Equinox.
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 15th, 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,192
Posted By GRBlizz
Aha, that was the problem! On my Equinox cruise...

Aha, that was the problem! On my Equinox cruise last week, my seapass had to be replaced twice because it stopped working.

I was using a small Vera Bradley crossbody to carry my card and phone...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 15th, 2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By GRBlizz
We were there in 2007, so it has certainly...

We were there in 2007, so it has certainly changed. But at that time the main area was all concrete paths (covered with a thin layer of sand for appearance.) You could easily access the shopping and...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 15th, 2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By GRBlizz
I can't answer about the bed height (although it...

I can't answer about the bed height (although it did work fine for my DH on our recent cruise,) but we did find an unexpected problem with the bed-rail we brought.

We brought along our Standers...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 15th, 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By GRBlizz
If your vehicle is modified (ramp, hand controls,...

If your vehicle is modified (ramp, hand controls, lift, etc.) you can park free at the port.
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 15th, 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By GRBlizz
I thought of one thing. The ship was kept very...

I thought of one thing. The ship was kept very cool, even when the outside temperature was quite hot (Caribbean itinerary.) I always ended up in long sleeves for meals, and my mom (age 81) was...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 15th, 2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By GRBlizz
Equinox is a fabulous ship for a wheelchair user....

Equinox is a fabulous ship for a wheelchair user. No complaints at all, and lots of praise. The automatic doors on the cabins and all public restrooms make it very easy for someone in a wheelchair to...
Forum: Disabled Cruise Travel January 13th, 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By GRBlizz
In our case, it's a van with a built in ramp in...

In our case, it's a van with a built in ramp in the side to drive the wheelchair in. Here's a link to a picture (I've failed at trying to upload it directly.)...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,103
Posted By GRBlizz
The poster mentioned that the poached pears were...

The poster mentioned that the poached pears were absent. I was on Equinox last week, and they definitely had at least three containers of poached fruits. I tried the apples, and I don't remember what...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By GRBlizz
LOL. We should trade!

LOL. We should trade!
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,103
Posted By GRBlizz
Yikes! I guess you could wear medical gloves...

Yikes! I guess you could wear medical gloves while getting your food. Or simply only choose food items that are handed to you by servers. There are quite a few choices like that in the buffet on S...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,978
Posted By GRBlizz
On our recent 11-night Equinox cruise, we were...

On our recent 11-night Equinox cruise, we were each given coupons for free laundry for UP to 30 PIECES. That's a lot of free laundry! If I'd known this in advance, I'd have packed lighter. But I'm...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By GRBlizz
Wow. I have that one charge for $2.88 on my...

Wow. I have that one charge for $2.88 on my statement. Perhaps they delivered me some kind of special tea. Anyway, I had a great cruise and I'm sure not gonna quibble now.

But thanks for setting...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By GRBlizz
I was moderately stressed out that I hadn't...

I was moderately stressed out that I hadn't remembered to order luggage tags for our 12/30 cruise until it was too late.

But we just arrived at pier with the printout showing our cabin number and...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises January 13th, 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By GRBlizz
One thing about the breakfast room service, you...

One thing about the breakfast room service, you have to be VERY SPECIFIC. My DH ordered toast and butter, and he got one (1) pat of butter. I ordered coffee but didn't specify sweetener. I got just...
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