Cruise secrets that DCL doesn't tell you

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  1. acourtwdw

    acourtwdw DIS Veteran

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    We eat at the buffet on the last morning instead of the MDR. It's just easier for us and the food seems better. Even though in the dining room you are ordering off a menu, it's very limited and does not taste like its made to order. Also, you can wander up to the buffet when you are ready as opposed to an assigned time.
     
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  3. Susiesark

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    My tip (which I saw elsewhere and plan to use on our first cruise....so excited) is to use a zip tie to secure your FE to the fish as there have been some thefts.[/QUOTE]

    We use zip ties as well, but the problem is that the GIFTS are being stolen out of the FE pockets. :sad2: I saw an FE that was small personalized tote bags that had draw string pockets. That would be harder for someone to snatch stuff out of.
     
  4. tammybrownie

    tammybrownie Earning My Ears

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    Great thread! My mind is overloaded with all the great tips!

    I have a question. I have seen the coffee tip several times... order it at night and it will still be warm in the morning. Would this work for hot chocolate too? Do they deliver that in the same kind of container?
     
  5. pdwimmer

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    Theft of the FEs were common on our cruise as well. We ended up tracking down the room stewards and giving them the FE gifts and place them inside the cabin on the bed when they were done cleaning. Worked like a charm.
     
  6. Codie

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    How sad that other cruisers would Do that

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  7. acourtwdw

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    The hot chocolate is the same from the beverage station- hot water and Nestle packets. The water will still be warm overnight but not "hot" just like coffee....
     
  8. kayebeme

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    I can't believe that someone would steal a FE from your door. That is just terrible!
     
  9. steves100

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    Totally disagree about Palo Brunch. WITH OUT QUESTION dinner is better. Have done all 3 (tea, brunch, dinner) dinner has many more options plus the chocolate, souffle!!!
     
  10. tinkermama117

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    I totally agree with you. By far the best dinner we had on the cruise.
     
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    I "third" this. We just disembarked from the Wonder this morning....and our Palo dinner on Thursday night was AMAZING, and it was our third dinner there in recent years. Did the brunch last Tuesday, and it was awesome, but dinner is SO relaxing and decadent... Love them both though! :thumbsup2
     
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  13. MickeyMouse101

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    I agree completely. My family has never eaten at MDR. We send up one member of our family to Topsiders to get food for all at about 8. Usually me and my dad go up and each bring down 2 trays. We each get eggs potatoes a donut and waffles or pancakes and bring them to our stateroom. We enjoy eating on our verandah at like 9 instead of a hasty breakfast with not as good quality at 7. We love the buffet!
     
  14. acourtwdw

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  15. Codie

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    Really? No eggs for breakfast room service?

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  16. Silverfox97

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    Nope. It's all "continental" type breakfast stuff - cereal, bagels, muffins, Danish.

    If we want to eat on our verandah, we just scoot up to the buffet & bring "real" food back. (Gotta have my oatmeal with nuts & protein!)

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  17. Codie

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    What deck and fwd/aft is buffet? I think one of our adults will be making that run frequently

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  18. triciari

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    11 aft.
     
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    Subscribing :thumbsup2
     
  20. sherrimoss

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    These are great!
     
  21. ksbellerma

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    Thank you,

    I am putting all this info together as much as I can. Is this something you have to get up really to do this? I figured there wouldn't be any breakfast, just hurry and get off the ship.
     

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