fletcher locke - Answered a Question by Carey (25 Oct 08 14:33)

Hi My husband and I did a far east cruise last winter 2007 on the Oceania, we visited vietnam and we go our own visas for this trip, but I do believe that this particular cruise company did a group visa and they charged your cabin. What countires are you visiting? We did take some american dollors, creidt card and sterling. We did a 15 day extension ins Hua Hin Thailand and 5 nights in Bangkok and we just changed sterling into thai barts. The dollor is not good at the moment so I would hold off buying any. Linda and Andre Fletcher Locke .

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Fraser - replied to fletcher locke (25 Oct 08 17:12)

Wrong answer for the post dear.

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Neil & Ida Down - Answered a Question by Carey (25 Oct 08 18:31)

I have been racking my brains to remember the taxi prices but can't, All I can remember was that it was not extortionate. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is not a great port and is often wet, believe it or not. Being at the north-western end of the island it means that most of the popular places are quite a distance. The mountainous top corner of the island is worth a tour and there are a couple of beaches there and the other place worth visiting is Puerto de la Cruz with a rocky beach, pool with fountains and an interesting botanical garden. Mount Teide is also interesting but often covered in cloud and very cold at the peak. Not the answer you asked for but I hope it is of some help. .....Neil.

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curtis - Answered a Question by Carey (25 Oct 08 22:26)

They wanted to charge me 70 euros from the dock side to Las americas,if you go into the town on the shuttle bus the charges reduced to 45 and the journey took approx 45 minutes. If you go to the bus station (close by) the cost is about 15 euros each way and takes about an hour. I`ve done both and its cheaper by bus. M.Curtis. Southampton.

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van der Woude - Answered a Question by Carey (26 Oct 08 12:29)

I cannot answer your question, I am dutch and I want to ask a question. I allready sent a masege to mr Niels but I get mine massege back all the time. So may be You can tell me how I can ask something, I want ,for the first time in mine live , make a cruise with mine Englisch friend. We want to go for a month to warm surroundings, We are not rich so I was asking for the price and the time to go. we want to go half december untill half january. Sorry that I could not answer your question.Greetings .

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Carey - replied to van der Woude (26 Oct 08 17:54)

Use the internet via google to get contact with FRED OLSEN or P and O. They are the main sailers from UK in the midwinter and will give you their programmes for yoyages to Canary Islands. these Islands are the nearest you will get to gauranteed warmth. We can also fly to Barcelona or Genoa to get voyages to the Canarys on Costa NCL and Royal Carib vessels. Again, ask google to find their sites and programmes. Then--most important use google to find the best offers. Usually better than the companys. hope all this helps.

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