Here at Cruise.co.uk we’re proud of our specialist cruise consultants, your go-to team for the answer to every cruising question under the sun.
Whatever you want to know, they’ve either done it themselves, worked with someone who has or had a client that did it and told them all about it…
They want to share it all with you, but sometimes even their expertise is put to the test. Sometimes they’re asked a question that, well let’s just say is a bit odd; take a look below at some of the weirdest questions ever asked of our cruise consultants…
“I once booked a cruise for an elderly gentleman who would only cruise on a ship that served spotted dick at lunchtime.”
“I also once had two Catholic Priests ask for a double bed – I didn’t know what to say!”
“I was once asked by a customer if they could take their Poodle on the cruise– they could as it turns out! But only if I booked them on Cunard’s QM2 which has dedicated kennels.”
“I think the strangest question I’ve ever been asked is what brand of butter P&O Cruises use.”
“I once had someone ask of the Carnival Victory 7-night roundtrip from Barbados: ‘So, we’ve been thinking. As the ship is going to St Thomas, San Juan, St Maarten etc. but only there for a day in each port at the moment we thought it’d be better if it stayed in St Maarten for 2 nights then, stayed in San Juan for 3 nights, then 3 nights in St Thomas…… Can you make it do that as we’d like to see more of each island?’
“I got asked how the cruise lines can charge for just a picture of a window. I had to explain the cabin would have a picture window as opposed to a porthole.”
“The strangest request I ever had was from someone who needed the dimensions of the dance floor in the Queens Room on the Queen Elizabeth.”
“’But why do I have to have a cabin steward?’ was one of the oddest questions I’ve ever been asked. I had to explain their cabin would be similar to a hotel – do you really want to clean your room yourself?”
“Can I take my cat if it’s on medical grounds? – To this day I’m not sure what the medical grounds were!”
Of course whilst many of these questions are quite amusing, the old phrase is true…there’s no such thing as a stupid question!
And this is where our specialist cruise consultants come into their own; it’s okay to pick their brains about anything and everything, in fact they want you to.
And trust us, no matter how silly or trivial you think your question is, someone will have asked something a lot sillier before…
So go ahead and give them a call, they’re ready and waiting to answer any question you can think of, big or small, or even if you just fancy a general chat about cruising! Do you enjoy chatting to our consultants? Leave us your comments!// END - About the Author ?>