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(3,065 posts)
Thu Aug 31, 2017, 06:49 PM Aug 2017

My luck is never this bad...

So. We've got Hurricane Irma, a cat 3 hurricane with another system right behind it. Heading this way.
I'm going on a cruise to the Bahamas on the 15th. I have a feeling Crazy Cruise IV is going to be a wet, rocky mess.
IF we can even go.
I know this sounds insensitive with what the Houstonians are going through, but I planned this trip 6 months ago and really wanted to get away.

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My luck is never this bad... (Original Post) Callmecrazy Aug 2017 OP
It would be easy to PoindexterOglethorpe Aug 2017 #1
I'm a guest of the Royal Caribbean Cruise line... Callmecrazy Aug 2017 #4
A lot can happen in just over two weeks... hlthe2b Aug 2017 #2
Sad your cruise my be not as planned. riverbendviewgal Aug 2017 #3
Thing is... Callmecrazy Aug 2017 #5


(25,618 posts)
1. It would be easy to
Thu Aug 31, 2017, 06:51 PM
Aug 2017

mock this as a first world concern.

But you made plans 6 months ago. No way of knowing if you'd have a hurricane to contend with.

Would it make sense at this point to try to refund that cruise and do some other vacation?


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4. I'm a guest of the Royal Caribbean Cruise line...
Thu Aug 31, 2017, 07:02 PM
Aug 2017

My cabin is free, but I have a window in which to take the trip. This was the only convenient time for me to go.
I'm sitting here watching The Weather Channel and Dr. Doomengloom says there's a good chance it'll hit South Florida. I live in Fort Lauderdale. He says it could be here by mid-week.


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5. Thing is...
Thu Aug 31, 2017, 07:08 PM
Aug 2017

This just a weekender trip; Friday afternoon to Monday morning, and the first stop is at their private beach island and you have to be tendered in (no dock, too shallow). If it's too rough we wont be able to enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Bahamas.
I'm bringing a buddy who has never been on a cruise and I really hoped it would be stress free weather-wise. Rough seas on a cruise ship is often gastronomically challenging.

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