7 Answers

Well now.....

Actually, that's the real reason we've been banned from CUNARD...…...

Hmmmm..... I would like to know “the rest of the story”!

Can't go to food lion either....Wink

Maybe it was the smoking

Article says not the smoking as that is allowed ... unless it was not a cigarette that was being smoked ... but I note that the cruise lines is not saying what the reason was so ... who knows.

Probably not-----Here is part of a recent review-----"Really horrible is that Mein Schiff has a very strange smoking policy. Our stateroom had a balcony and we were really looking forward to using it to read and relax. No such joy as smoking is allowed on the balconies and we had the misfortune of having heavy smokers living to the right and the left of us. We could not even leave the door open as smoke wafted into the stateroom. Disgusting! Upon complaing we were told that Mein Schiff's policy is that all passengers should "feel free to pursue their personal preferences". We find that this is absolutely not acceptable and had we known this before we booked we certainly would not have booked Mein Schiff and we never again will."

Also----From reviews similar to this comment it appears TUI is quite liberal, so it would be interesting to find out what these folks did that was so egregious----"Here I really need to put out a major warning that relates to the possibility of culture shocks. The first time we went into the spa area we entered through the gent and ladies dressing rooms to meet up on the other side. So far nothing weird. We were dressed in our bathing suits as usual. Suddenly it appears to us that we were the only people warning anything at all. All the rest of the guests were totally naked. Of course we had to skip the swim suits, even if it was a weird. It took a little while to get used to, even for us Scandinavians."

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