Deck Chair Issues

If you see a deck chair that has been unused for more than an hour or two, do you "confiscate" it? Do you ask a deck hand to remove the items? What happens when and if the person returns?

12 Answers

that has been the question of the ages. There are so many people that run out and block chairs all day. Much to my wifes dismay, after about 2 hours of non-use, I will remove the towel. If there is more than a towel I will not mind you.

I agree. I would feel awkward moving another persons personal belongings even though Id love to. Seeing how its rude to block a chair that you have no intentions of using except for a storage bin.

LOL yes towels are not personal belongings, and my philosophy is, move your feet, lose your seat! LOL

It's never been a big thing with me or Monique, We have setup away from the pool area and walked over to the pool from the upper deck. I have seen the occasional confrontation on the pool deck from those who would monopolize the chairs and I never quite understood why the fuss. The pool isn't going anywhere.

This has never been an issue with us. I do not require a seat pool side and there are usually ample seats available elsewhere. When it domes time for a dip in the pool if my wife is not joining me she will usually sit on the side of the pool and sometimes dangle her feet in the water or just sit there and enjoy a drink.

I really don't care about sitting around the pool. But I do believe if the someone has not been on the deck chair for a couple of hours. I think it is perfectly ok to ask the staff to remove the items for safe keeping. Wink

Never tried to swipe another "reserved" chair with just a towel on it.

Being pale as Caspar the friendly Ghost, I stay in the shade around the pool.

Not going take someone chair. Just try to get out on deck early to get the best seating.

I usually just find another chair. But if there are simply no other chairs in the shade, I ask those sitting nearby if anyone is still using that chair, If the answer is no, I contact a crew member & ask him to remove the towel. No one has ever returned and complained,.


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