I want to book a 2012 Pacific Coast cruise for 4 families. Already there are categories of verandah staterooms gone(we can get 7a, one 6a and the other 2 are 5c) and I am concerned that we will not be able to get early dining if we wait too long. On the one hand, if I book on-line there is a $25 on board credit, and if I go with a TA there is a min. $50 charge/rm. which might be worth it for peace of mind but my TA is not back from holidays until next Monday and I don't know if I should wait. Any feedback would be appreciated. Has anyone had any problems with ressie changes or whatever when they have booked on line. Can you still phone for help with an on-line ressie?