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10 Night Alaska Inside Passage With Glacier Bay (San Francisco Roundtrip) Cruise on Grand Princess

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romantikcruiser   Apr 24, 2017 - 1:15 pm

The Grand left San Francisco yesterday...when she returns it will be our turn to leave with her...just two more Mondays!!!HOORAY!!! After so long the day is almost here...I feel like a little kid before Christmas wishing that it was here already...of course mrs-the-old-guy may be inclined to believe that the old guy is childish all the time...the old guy prefers thinking of it as being charming...but charming or childish...two...more...Mondays

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1edna   Apr 22, 2017 - 1:32 am

This is our first cruise. So appreciate everyone's comments

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romantikcruiser   Apr 21, 2017 - 7:58 pm

I am kinda Kiwi adjacent...picked up 6 Aussie friends from prior cruises and I loved "whale rider" and all of the lord of the rings and hobbit movies...does that count ?

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romantikcruiser   Apr 21, 2017 - 5:16 pm

Welcome to the board and the grand and our beautiful Bay Area...

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1edna   Apr 21, 2017 - 3:55 pm

14 days till we leave Blenheim New Zealand to start our travels to San Fransisco to meet up with the Grand Princess for the inside passage cruise, so excited. Any other Kiwis on the cruise?

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romantikcruiser   Apr 17, 2017 - 4:52 pm

21 more days... 3 more Mondays...two more cruises...or the ever popular "SOON!!!" will then be our day at sea and the buffet...though for me it's the same

Sing with me "cruisin"

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romantikcruiser   Apr 10, 2017 - 3:15 pm

You can also dine in the horizon court...they serve lobster there on lobster night

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southerncomf44   Apr 10, 2017 - 1:12 pm

We loved the Crown Grill on the Ruby, so we will definitely go there, but we are thinking of giving Sabatini a try too. We will probably go on formal nights since we don't want to take formal wear with us.

romantikcruiser   Apr 10, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Four more Mondays!!!πŸ‘πŸΏ...less than a month to go...🍾...heard that they have changed the menu at sabatini's...the grand is one of the two ships that they are running this out on...have not heard from any April 1 passengers who tried it... but mrs-the-old-guy and myself will give it a spin...neither of us was impressed with sabatini's before...the crown grill was our specialty restaurant of choice...the chef's table was our preference...but it was so stressful to rush to the ship to be the first to call in...we now can relax getting on board and enjoy a great meal at 1/4 the price... and...wait for it...wait for it...FOUR! MORE!! MONDAYS!!! HOORAY!!!! πŸ‘πŸΏπŸΎπŸ˜πŸš’πŸ‘πŸΏπŸ€€πŸ˜ƒπŸŽ‰πŸ€πŸ‘πŸΏπŸ‘ŒπŸΏπŸ‘‹πŸΏπŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈπŸ•ΊπŸΏπŸ¦…πŸ¦‰πŸ»πŸ³πŸ‹πŸ¬πŸ¦€πŸŒ²πŸ•πŸ”πŸŒ­β˜•οΈπŸ·πŸ₯‚πŸ»πŸ”πŸŽ‰πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦
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southerncomf44   Apr 03, 2017 - 7:48 pm

Congrats! I'm sure you'll love having that big window!

romantikcruiser   Apr 03, 2017 - 6:28 pm

For my fellow cruisers...make sure that your TA is checking in with you about upgrades and upsells...if you have not heard from your TA contact them and consider another TA in the future...unless you are completely happy with your cruise deal...then stay the course

romantikcruiser   Apr 03, 2017 - 5:46 pm

Woo hoo. The upsell faerie has been good to me...for $198 we went from a 160' inside cabin to a 210' outside cabin with floor to ceiling window...of course if the upswell faerie or her sister the upgrade faerie were to offer us a penthouse...or even a balcony...I think I could somehow bring myself to say yes...but I am pleased with my blessings and still say even louder...FIVE MORE MONDAYS!!!!HOORAY!!!

romantikcruiser   Apr 03, 2017 - 2:01 pm

Five more close as that is,it still feels too far poor puppies are suspicious... they have always preferred being in the same room with us but now they want to always be in physical contact with us...waking up to doggie breath first thing in the morning is rough...and a cold wet nose touching me while I sleep seldom results in anyone hearing "good doggie". They don't mind the kennel...they receive better food and attention there...once one of our pups whined for two days before he accepted that he wasn't going back...spoiled mutt...but they worry that our leaving means grooming...they hate that ...they have even figured out that the freeway means groomers...they are excited to be in the car...then when I hit the freeway the whining begins...oh well they get groomed ...they get boarded...I get ten days away from everything...5 Mondays!!!hooray!!!

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romantikcruiser   Mar 30, 2017 - 1:21 pm

You will have fun... if you are buying souvenirs the sos store in Skagway at the end of town has an extensive selection of reasonably priced gifts. Ketchikan has reasonably priced souvenirs at each of the piers. Just not as extensive selection

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southerncomf44   Mar 30, 2017 - 1:33 am

We are doing the summer dog sled camp in Juneua and the bus ride to the Yukon with the trip back on the train in Skagway. In Ketchikan we are just planning on exploring around on our own.

romantikcruiser   Mar 29, 2017 - 12:07 am

Skagway the train ride is great but for a third of the price you can take a's the same view just from the other side of the valley...Ketchikan I like the Saxman village...the wildlife hike is very informative with nice photo ops

Victoria you are there too short a time to receive more than a taste. The empress high tea is interesting but might not be everyone's "cup of tea"

romantikcruiser   Mar 29, 2017 - 12:00 am

We chose the the whale watching trip in Juneau and the orca watching in Victoria

The Mendenhall is amazing and you can catch a cab there fairly cheaply...if the weather s clear the tram ride up the mountain is fantast

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Marikos1   Mar 28, 2017 - 11:30 pm

What other excursions did you guys sign up for?

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southerncomf44   Mar 28, 2017 - 6:36 pm

I'm really hoping to see some whales from the ship, one reason we got a balcony! 17 more working days for me ☺

romantikcruiser   Mar 28, 2017 - 5:19 pm

We might even see the whales bubble fishing...I saw it once and even captured it on my cell was amazing

romantikcruiser   Mar 28, 2017 - 11:29 am

WHALES!!! Whales are passing San Francisco now!!! That means they should be established and feeding by the time we reach Juneau!!! Six more Mondays!!! HOORAY!!!!!! πŸ˜πŸŽ‰πŸΎβ›΄πŸš’πŸ›³πŸ›₯

romantikcruiser   Mar 27, 2017 - 5:33 pm

Uber is another choice

romantikcruiser   Mar 27, 2017 - 5:25 pm

You can cab it uber drop off your luggage then you could stroll around or go to the exploratorium or pier 39...I favor the exploratorium. Pier 39 is a tourist trap. You could go in...but then you wait. I have never heard of anyone being allowed to board before 10:30

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southerncomf44   Mar 27, 2017 - 12:25 pm

We are staying at the Sheraton at Fisherman's Wharf. I know it's not too far from the port, but haven't quite figured out how to get there yet.

romantikcruiser   Mar 27, 2017 - 12:12 pm

6 more Mondays!!! Hooray 😁. Has everyone figured out how they are getting to the pier. All of our friends have commitments or they drive a car that is too small for our luggage. Otherwise we would use the bon voyage experience as a bribe for a ride. We live 35 mikes from the pier and both the limo companies and the airport we services want $200 each way... I'd walk first...did find a service that would charge us $70 each that's our plan ...6 more Mondays πŸ‘πŸΏπŸŽ‰πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΏπŸ‘ŒπŸΏπŸ‘‹πŸΏπŸ›₯πŸ›³β›΄πŸš’πŸ˜΄

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romantikcruiser   Mar 20, 2017 - 11:06 am

7 more Mondays. πŸŽ‰.

Has anyone started packing yet? Has anyone completed their packing?

For those who have your desired cabin I highly recommend that you inform your TA that you do not want a free upgrade. Sometimes the upgrades can be fantastic like an inside cabin to a balcony...but for the most part it would be a move to a more expensive cabin in a less than desirable location. On one cruise we had a balcony midship deck 8. We received the "upgrade" to a balcony deck 14 so far forward that we arrived in port 5 minutes before the rest of the ship

Most cruise lines offer the free tends to happen when a ship is not fully booked. Then they upgrade passengers and cut the rate on the cheaper cabins to fill the ship.

Now you can roll the dice to see if there is an upgrade and that you like it. But once upgraded you would have to be very lucky to get your old cabin. Someone else would have likely been upgraded to your cabin

Thus ends the sermon for the day. 7 count 'em 7 Mondays. Woo hoo

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Karcher32   Mar 19, 2017 - 4:49 pm

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romantikcruiser   Mar 13, 2017 - 3:39 pm

We have decided to take two excursions...the evening whale watching in Juneau and the orca watching in Victoria we always take the whale watching in Juneau. This will be our first evening one. With the long days I do not anticipate having trouble seeing...but this will be a first for us...the Victoria excursion is another first...but we are 8 count 'em 8 Mondays away. Yay

romantikcruiser   Mar 13, 2017 - 12:26 pm

Ok folks...8 more Mondays...anyone planning to visit the specialty dining...what's your favorite restaurant...what dish there are you anticipating...we are going to give sabotini's another try...but we are definitely going to the crown grill...normally go with the filet...might do New York this time

romantikcruiser   Mar 06, 2017 - 10:10 pm

Southern 9 more Mondays are you getting to the pier...have you considered the bon voyage experience as a bribe for a ride?

romantikcruiser   Mar 06, 2017 - 10:08 pm

Bull dog. Only 9 more Mondays. Are you still in the anticipation high?

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southerncomf44   Mar 06, 2017 - 9:25 pm

Just getting away. We take care of my 93 y.o. mother in law with dementia. We really need a break!

romantikcruiser   Mar 06, 2017 - 1:27 pm

HOORAY!!! We are down to single digit Mondays...only nine more Mondays to go...what are you most looking forward to?

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romantikcruiser   Feb 27, 2017 - 5:14 pm

Ten Mondays until we wave goodbye to San Francisco. What do you plan for the sail away...I might nap...unless I get enough sleep during the lifeboat drill...I must give credit to Princess...they make those lifeboat drill as painless as possible...I have been on lines where they require us to stand outside while they completed roll call...I thought that I finished that after I left West Point...the only complaint I have with the lifeboat drill is trying to get an elevator ...I tend to bring my iPad and read for a while...sometime before we reach Juneau the elevator clears...regarding the lifeboat drill...I know that in case of an emergency my only thought will be "OLD GUY,CHILDREN AND WOMEN FIRST!!!"

But in case I am rested I will wander aft and film the City receding...what are your plans

Ten Mondays Hooray!!!

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mrmikemccoy   Feb 26, 2017 - 6:55 pm

Can't wait! We are on the same cruise.

romantikcruiser   Feb 23, 2017 - 12:25 pm

It's pier 27. They only use pier 35 or the terminal near At&t park when they have multiple ships in at the same time. And even then they give The home based ship the priority berth...but the pier is on the website and should be on your itinerary. If you gave them a cellphone or email they will notify you regarding any changes

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southerncomf44   Feb 23, 2017 - 4:36 am

I notice that the boarding passes do not list which pier. Will that info be add later?

romantikcruiser   Feb 22, 2017 - 12:54 pm

Hooray!!! Hooray!!! It's document printing day!!! The cruise is now officially 75 days away...though I like my 11 more Mondays view

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romantikcruiser   Feb 21, 2017 - 2:15 am

That's an excellent ritual...and plenty of time to add to the ritual

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southerncomf44   Feb 20, 2017 - 8:50 pm

Since this is only our second cruise, we don't have a ritual yet. But I do plan to grab a bite to eat and then make sure I'm on the deck for sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge!

romantikcruiser   Feb 20, 2017 - 3:21 pm

11 Mondays until we leave...anyone have a pre cruise ritual...ours involves my asking mrs-the-old-guy if she has all documents enough times where she starts to weigh the advantages of having me around versus my death benefits...once we are in the terminal and listening to some passengers complain inspiring us to pray "Dear Lord...please do not have these grouches at our dining table...AMEN"...then dumping our carry on and grabbing a snack...followed by relaxing in our room...well I relax watching television...mrs-the-old-guy relaxes by telling me that I could watch tv at home...then I have my big sigh...and I love all of it...what are your pre cruise traditions

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romantikcruiser   Feb 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm

After the second dinner we ask our waiter what nights would be good for us to go to the specialty dining. By then a good waiter would have an idea of what foods appeal to you and they can recommend a night when you won't miss a special meal. If the waiter is hesitant to offer an opinion then ask the head waiter if you can see the future menus so that you can decide which night to schedule. The specialty dining is not so overbooked that you need to prebook...but I would book2 days in advance. Though if you plan to eat before 7 or after 8 on most nights you can walk up

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southerncomf44   Feb 16, 2017 - 11:00 pm

We can now make reservations online for the specialty restaurants, but since I'm not sure when the formal nights are and that is when we plan to eat there, I guess I'll wait until we are on the ship.

romantikcruiser   Feb 14, 2017 - 11:58 am

Happy Valentine's Day to my shipmates-to-be

To the ladies I wish the magic of this day and the joyful anticipation of our trip

To the men who might have forgotten today


Anyway only 12 more Mondays πŸŽ‰

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romantikcruiser   Feb 02, 2017 - 10:47 pm

I would hold off until after the cruise. While on the ship you can buy future cruise credit ... it costs $100 and it acts as your deposit so you do not have to tie up funds for your deposit. Depending on the length of your cruise you will receive ship board credit up to $300 depending on cruise length and cabin. If you do not use it within two years your $100 is refunded

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southerncomf44   Jan 30, 2017 - 9:19 pm

I heard that the only cure to post cruise depression is planning the next cruise! So I'm already trying to decide where to go next.

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romantikcruiser   Jan 30, 2017 - 3:10 pm

Yep. I actually tried to pay but they will not take my money until Thursday. Never had that happen before. Only problem might be getting me off the ship when it's time to go home. But I ease myself by saying that it's not that the cruise is over. But that I am one day closer to my next cruise

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southerncomf44   Jan 29, 2017 - 3:24 pm

99 days! It can't get here fast enough for me!

romantikcruiser   Dec 27, 2016 - 12:56 am

On the first day of Christmas my TA gave to me. An upgrade fir my cabin on the sea

Only 19 more Mondays. Hooray

romantikcruiser   Dec 21, 2016 - 12:10 pm

Any bigs they find before our turn. Have my stretch mu-mu ready for my cruise grazing

romantikcruiser   Dec 21, 2016 - 12:09 pm

The grand has left dry dock and is on its way to San Francisco. They will still have plenty of time to work out a

romantikcruiser   Dec 19, 2016 - 11:41 am

Happy holidays to all...and to all 20 more math was off last week

romantikcruiser   Dec 15, 2016 - 11:48 am

They are fixing the grand. And changing to the new beds. And putting in the apparatus for the new shows.

19 more Mondays. Hooray

romantikcruiser   Dec 15, 2016 - 11:46 am

The grand is in dry dock...they are changing the December 20th will be an 8 day cruise starting on the 22nd and skipping two ports...but the compensation is great. 20% of cruise fare refunded. 20% off of a future cruise. $300 per person OBC. And any of that that is not used along with veterans OBC is refunded. For those who need it Princess will put up folks in a San Francisco hotel

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southerncomf44   Dec 06, 2016 - 4:50 am

Yes, she is having problems right now. But she made it to Honolulu safely and will be going into dry dock after these repairs. I'm sure she will be ship shape for us!

romantikcruiser   Dec 06, 2016 - 12:42 am

The grand is having issues now...but she goes into dry dock before we leave. So I still say 22 more Mondays. Hooray

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southerncomf44   Dec 01, 2016 - 4:12 pm

Planning on bringing several memory chip for our cameras. I don't want to miss a thing. But I'm sure this will be the first of many trips to Alaska!

romantikcruiser   Nov 30, 2016 - 10:58 pm

Clear lots of memory off of your phones or will see many magnificent and special sights...and will want to capture them

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southerncomf44   Nov 29, 2016 - 5:58 pm

Yes, this is our first Alaska cruise. I just went on my first cruise since childhood last year. And fell in love with cruising! My partner of 27 years and our good friend and I are sharing a mini suite. Should be a blast!

romantikcruiser   Nov 29, 2016 - 12:16 pm

Yes. My mind handles small numbers. Large numbers make me regress to my childhood and I will roll my eyes πŸ‘€ sigh πŸ˜” loudly and throw myself on the floor crying 😭 that I don't want to wait. Not a pretty sight

Is this your first Alaskan cruise 🚒?

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southerncomf44   Nov 29, 2016 - 1:34 am

Love the way you count, 23 Mondays sound much better than 160 days!

romantikcruiser   Nov 29, 2016 - 12:00 am

Turkey day is overπŸ¦ƒ...or as I like to call early training for my cruise grazing. And you will ❀️ the trip and the dogsled. This is the best cruise. Alaska is beautiful and glacier bay is πŸ˜‰

And going under the Golden Gate Bridge is a must

The cruise is great fun and relaxing 😎

23 more Mondays 😊

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southerncomf44   Nov 28, 2016 - 9:30 pm

I'm not sure which camp. I've booked through Princess. It looks like fun. First time to Alaska and I have become obsessed! LOL

romantikcruiser   Nov 28, 2016 - 11:46 am

Which dogsled camp

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southerncomf44   Nov 27, 2016 - 11:08 pm

We are going to do the dog sled camp, can't manage the one on top of the glacier, but it still should be a blast!

romantikcruiser   Nov 21, 2016 - 12:44 pm

Hmmm. Seems to have not cared for my emojis this time. No matter. Only 24 more Mondays

romantikcruiser   Nov 21, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Happy Turkey Day [emoji884] folks. Soon it will be Christmas [emoji1563], New Years [emoji898], Valentine's Day [emoji177], President's Day [emoji106]🏿, Tax Day [emoji22], Then we are boarding the ship [emoji322][emoji898][emoji925][emoji924][emoji484]heading North to Alaska [emoji16] And we should have the new beds by then too [emoji99]. Only 24 more Mondays HOORAY!!![emoji39]

romantikcruiser   Nov 09, 2016 - 10:36 pm

We are also considering the orca watching in Victoria

romantikcruiser   Nov 07, 2016 - 8:08 pm

So I am planning the whale watching trip. Woo hoo. Only 26 more MondaysπŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸΏβš“οΈπŸΉπŸΎβ›΄πŸ›³

romantikcruiser   Nov 07, 2016 - 7:33 pm

Anyone planning an excursion. We always take the Juneau whale watching trip. In August the ship arrived in the afternoon and we left on the whale watching mid afternoon. There were only a few whales out. In May we will be arriving late again. At first we were planning to skip it but I am an optimist. And I figure in August the whales were leaving and in May they will be arriving.

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 11:19 am

Alaska's magnificence has been there for millennia It will still be there An hour after the ship disembarks

When leaving I always choose to leave last. The fussy crowds have moved on and I pick up my luggage and wait for my ride

For the lifeboat drill either plan to take the stairs or bring a good book and wait a half hour. The elevators get packed right after the drill

I hope this helped

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 11:13 am

If you are going to just walk around I would wait for an hour after the ship disembarks. That way the crowds have disbursed and you can just walk off. The ship is large enough that you seldom feel the crowds. But you do feel them when disembarking. Everyone wants to get off first.

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 11:06 am

For walking around on your own. Skagway has some interesting historic spots. But there are lots of shops surrounding them. And if there are more than two ships in port it can feel crowded. Ketchikan is the best for walking around. Historic sites, fish ladders, Eagles

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 10:59 am

In Ketchikan I found the totem state park to be a waste of time

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 10:56 am

I have heard that folks were happy with hiring taxis for a few hours and fishing trips. And they know that their reputation will be shot if you miss the ship. But the ship will only wait for Princess excursions. So that is a small gamble when taking private tours.

The tram in Juneau has magnificent views. I would avoid the Red Dog saloon. It is a crowded over priced tourist trap

romantikcruiser   Nov 05, 2016 - 10:50 am

True. But I would check with others for recommendations Or even check with cruise staff. They have been to port numerous times and they know what's what. In Ketchikan we took s double decker bus tour that we found off ship. It boogied down to...and I am not kidding..."here's the grocery store. That's where we buy or groceries. There's the gas station. That's where we buy our gas. Etc..."

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barbabbott   Nov 05, 2016 - 4:30 am

I have heard that you are better to buy excursions when you get off the boat. Apparently can bargain with the locals   Nov 04, 2016 - 10:55 pm

I am very excited

romantikcruiser   Nov 04, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Are you still juiced. Even though o go there a lot. I am still excited

romantikcruiser   Nov 04, 2016 - 12:22 pm

Hard to get lost and you see similar views as the train. Just from the other side of the valley

Ketchikan the Saxman village is nice

Victoria we are there for such a short time it is difficult to get more than a taste

romantikcruiser   Nov 04, 2016 - 12:20 pm

You are correct. Received the email yesterday. Can recommend some experiences. Juneau the whale watching trip. If you just wish to visit Mendenhall it is cheaper to take the bus to the center. If money is no problem then the dog sledding on the glacier is a bucket list event

Skagway the train offers beautiful photo ops and there are souvenirs that are only sold on the train or you can rent a car.   Nov 03, 2016 - 11:37 am

Princess has them available now for this cruise

romantikcruiser   Nov 03, 2016 - 11:27 am

You can't book a Princess sponsored excursion until 120 days before departure. You can try to book s private trip. But that would be better done 60 days out. You might have better options and could do some research or ask fellow cruisers what their experiences were   Nov 02, 2016 - 1:48 pm

Has anyone booked any excursions yet?

romantikcruiser   Oct 31, 2016 - 12:54 pm

Starting the week with many many tricks. Will not be around to give out candy. Was planning to take the day off and dress up. But that isn't going to happen. Oh well
Only 27 more Monday's. Hip-hip-BOO-RAY!!!

romantikcruiser   Oct 25, 2016 - 12:35 pm

Balconies are very nice...and Alaska is one of the very few itineraries where a balcony improves the experience...if you choose not to party it is a peaceful place for the sail the glaciers the ship spins to allow both sides viewing you can see without jostling and it is a peaceful place to view the inside will not be disappointed

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mamasaenz   Oct 25, 2016 - 9:56 am

My parents are on the ruby and they called,and said my husband and I have a cabin off the back off the ship.
They said there would be more to see if we had a balcony on either side of the ship. HELP does any one know?
I read the comments above and I think we made the right choice.

romantikcruiser   Oct 24, 2016 - 10:00 pm

28 more Monday's and I can see how stretchy my sweat pants will be after I spend significant time grazing through the Grand's many eateries

romantikcruiser   Oct 24, 2016 - 4:33 pm

The sharp crystal clear air making distant snow capped mountains appear to be close enough to almost touch

Foods of different styles to match your appetites whether you wish to experiment or to enjoy familiar dishes

Room kept to your specifications without you lifting a finger

New and interesting people to meet or comfortable places to sit and reflect. Or sit and nap

romantikcruiser   Oct 24, 2016 - 4:29 pm

You will love it. Have lots of memory on your camera. My last trip while docked I saw three eagles flying together. They landed on the trees and started crying at each other. And seeing the whales...dolphins playing in the ship's wake. Seeing the glaciers and watching the equivalent of a fifty story building crash into the water.

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mamasaenz   Oct 24, 2016 - 12:34 pm

We are so exited for this trip ......we've been on several cruises but never to AlaskaπŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ³πŸ»

romantikcruiser   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:49 pm

I love chatting about the helps me pass time dreaming until our own Bon voyage day...and we will be able to try the new beds and see the new shows...the grand is being redone a few months before we board

romantikcruiser   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:42 pm

Have you considered the Bon Voyage gets you on the ship early and it is a nice thank you for whoever drops you off   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:40 pm

Yeah the traffic is insane I have played taxi for two different groups of my family taking cruises from sf it's finally my turn

romantikcruiser   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:40 pm

If you have any questions...feel free to ask...if I do not know the answer...I will make it up...I am a guy after all...only 29 more Mondays...woo hoo!!!

romantikcruiser   Oct 19, 2016 - 5:38 pm

This will be our eighth Alaskan the itinerary...we just took this trip in August...our sixth cruise on the grand...our fourth trip out of the new leaving out of San Francisco and this is far superior to the old terminal...though still hate dealing with the embarcadero will love this trip and this experience

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southerncomf44   Oct 19, 2016 - 3:20 am

I'm going on that cruise too! I'm aways thinking and dreaming about it.   Oct 18, 2016 - 9:57 am

Anyone else super excited to leave on our Alaskan adventure! This is my first cruise and I'm busting at the seams excited. It's going to be a long 6 months.

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