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Old 04-15-2013, 08:19 PM   #1
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Confiscating power strips??

Can anyone confirm or deny whether they are confiscating power strips? Heard a rumor that they are and I'd be very upset if true! On Wonder next week.
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:21 PM   #2
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I don't know the answer to your question, but am very interested to know as well.
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:23 PM   #3
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Can anyone confirm or deny whether they are confiscating power strips? Heard a rumor that they are and I'd be very upset if true! On Wonder next week.
I've seen a couple of reports where some said their extension cord was confiscated. I'm not sure why.

We use this for all the charging we have to do, it has 3 outlets and 2 USB ports:
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We had no issues with ours on the Wonder two weeks ago.

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Old 04-15-2013, 08:46 PM   #5
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I've seen a couple of reports where some said their extension cord was confiscated. I'm not sure why.

We use this for all the charging we have to do, it has 3 outlets and 2 USB ports:
Thanks for posting that picture. I had never seen one that small. I think that we have to get one now.
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:08 PM   #6
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They did not confiscate mine! I think the issue is with extension cords, not power strips. They are not as safe. I know when my son went to college, they could have power strips in the dorms, but not extension cords
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Thanks for posting that picture. I had never seen one that small. I think that we have to get one now.
I got ours at WalMart.
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Prior to cruising a few weeks ago, I didn't know there was a potential issue with power strips on DCL. I used a Monster Outlets To Go power strip (three AC outlets and 1 USB port; available at Amazon) which is travel sized and I didn't run into any issues. I didn't attempt to hide it and I kept it plugged in all week without issue.
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Extension Cord

Brough a 4 ft cord with a place to plug in 3 devices, Magic Feb. Was in checked bags. Have a great trip.
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Had a power strip in our carry on for the 3/23/13 Fantasy cruise. Nothing was said to us by security or our host and it was out on the desk all week.
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Old 04-16-2013, 12:47 AM   #11
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The great thing about this device is the input plug can rotate, so you can fit it into the odd, compact sockets on the ships. I have a couple of these. They're great


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I've seen a couple of reports where some said their extension cord was confiscated. I'm not sure why.

We use this for all the charging we have to do, it has 3 outlets and 2 USB ports:
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:30 AM   #12
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Thanks all! I heard the rumor and I figured I'd check it out! We bought a small travel one specifically for this trip so I didn't want to lose it.
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I have always brought and used an extension cord for my cpap machine (the only way to get power to the head of the bed. I run it along the wall and over the hook that holds the curtain tieback, so it never crosses the floor. No one has ever messed with it. BUT it means I always have to sleep on the side of the bed where the desk is located.
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I've seen a couple of reports where some said their extension cord was confiscated. I'm not sure why.

We use this for all the charging we have to do, it has 3 outlets and 2 USB ports:
I like that.... recall where you purchased it?
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We had no issues with ours on the Wonder two weeks ago.

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MDTerp, two OT ?s for you- #1, are the safes still card swipes or keypads now?; #2, will I need a magnetic stripe card for the lights? Also read that somewhere...
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