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Offline Jem

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #15 on: Jan 12, 2010, 07:10 PM »
I was looking at the cunard brochure and noticed that QM2 is doing a 4 nighter and a 2 nigher this year.

I started thinking about it, started doing my sums, and then realised i simply couldn't be bothered!
I'm going on the QM2 for the 2 night cruise to Cherbourg. My brother is coming over from Germany to go with me. It's a dummy run to see if I can manage a E/W to W/E crossing some time in the future. (I use an electric wheelchair)

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Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #16 on: Jan 12, 2010, 07:34 PM »
I'm going on the QM2 for the 2 night cruise to Cherbourg. My brother is coming over from Germany to go with me. It's a dummy run to see if I can manage a E/W to W/E crossing some time in the future. (I use an electric wheelchair)
That'll be perfect for you.  We did a 2 nighter on QE2 and it was fun, and it was enough time to try things out and explore the ship.  I'd probably suggest that you don't do an excursion though, and just stay on board and continue exploring!
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Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #17 on: Jan 13, 2010, 10:35 AM »
Spose I need to get my head out of the sand....but being still in mourning  for Qe2 ...........as well as  having the Qe2 blues....... its hard....always knew it would hit me bad,.......maybe theres therapy for it???  LOL

Offline highlander0108

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #18 on: Jan 13, 2010, 12:15 PM »
I think that may involve a nice single malt.   :D 
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Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #19 on: Jan 13, 2010, 12:56 PM »
Spose I need to get my head out of the sand....but being still in mourning  for Qe2 ...........as well as  having the Qe2 blues....... its hard....always knew it would hit me bad,.......maybe theres therapy for it???  LOL

It's called "the hair of the dog"!

You've had a year of mourning now, hopefully feelings are no longer quite so raw...

... for me, the best thing was to take a break from Cunard and try something completely different. The first hour or so was hard -- but my good friends (thank you!!) helped by seeing me off and waving frantically from the shore as the ship left. And after that -- it was all different and unexpectedly nice. That was Black Prince, another of those fine old ships with an uncertain future, and I am glad I got a chance to see her.

... but you may find that, on the contrary, going back to Cunard may be the best for you. Seeing some of the friendly QE2 faces, receiving some of that excellent service, knowing pretty much how things work -- that must have its advantages too. And you could organise a QE2 get-together on board!

Offline cunardqueen

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #20 on: Jan 13, 2010, 08:17 PM »
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I was looking at the cunard brochure and noticed that QM2 is doing a 4 nighter and a 2 nigher this year.

I started thinking about it, started doing my sums, and then realised i simply couldn't be bothered!


 Strangely enough l flicked open the brochure, long since arrived but put aside as it had no interest! and noticed the 2 nighter, for a moment l thought shall l have a very big slice of humble pie figured out the costings, gasped at the price, then looked for the single cabins, and realised how stupid of me.. ???of course Cunard dont want us :(

So lm resigned to the Queen Mary (the proper one) My original booking for the Queen Elizabeth, long since cancelled, But you know what, l have realised something which even l was surprised at....
 There is life after Cunard....... Not that lm saying l wont ever sail with them again....Just not quite yet
(off topic now... :-X)
In 2005 l did try the MSC Melody, around the med on one of those cheap £10 newspaper promotions,(even had an upgrade) It confirmed  l could never do another fly cruise, But that l was certainly open to trying something different, granted it probably wont be Cunard, But hey thats life...
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Offline andyh

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #21 on: Jan 31, 2010, 04:33 PM »
We are on the Maiden voyage of the Queen Elizabeth in October.  ;D ;D

Then again back on the Queen Elizabeth for the eastern med cruise in November  ;D

Offline cunardqueen

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #22 on: Jan 31, 2010, 06:44 PM »
Andy heres hoping you will give us all a full and frank report on your findings when you return. ;D
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Offline Scott Ebersold

Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #23 on: Feb 02, 2010, 09:57 PM »
I'll be on Ocean Princess in October around the Med.

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Re: 2010 - cruises
« Reply #24 on: Feb 02, 2010, 10:59 PM »
Is anyone going to the gala event for the new MSC Magnifica in Southampton at the end of the month?  Overnight on board as well......might get me in the mood for cruising again....but  then again ...maybe not.......

 

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