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About Jason

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  • Birthday February 13

Personal Info

  • First Name
    Jason
  • Gender
    Male
  • City
    Fort Lauderdale
  • State
    Florida
  • Country
    United States

Cruising

  • First Cruise Ship
    Carnival Sensation
  • First Cruise Year
    1995
  • Cruises Sailed
    22
  • Favorite Cruise Line
    Carnival
  • Favorite Cruise Ship
    Carnival Victory
  • Favorite Shipboard Activity
    Poolside
  • Favorite Itinerary
    Caribbean
  • Favorite Port of Call
    St. Maarten
  • Favorite Port Activity
    Beach
  • Places I've Cruised To
    Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios, Cozumel, St Maarten, St Croix, St Thomas, Nassau, Freeport, Tortola, Key West, San Juan, Costa Rica, Panama, Coco Cay

Details

  • Hobbies & Interests
    CruiseCrazies, Cruises, Boating, Beach, Hockey, Cooking, Movies, Ice Cream, Baby back ribs and taking advantage of all the outdoor activities available in South Florida
  • Sports
    Hockey
  • Quotes
    "A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner."
    "A ship in the harbor is safe, but that's not what ships were made for."
    "The only limitations we have are the ones we place upon ourselves."
    "To focus early pays big dividends"
  • Occupation
    Project Manager

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  2. Even though a cruise may not seem like a good idea for the moment (it’s still 2020 after all), it never hurts to be prepared. So, if you’re already dreaming of your next cruise, here are a few tips and tricks to make the most out of the experience. Take Advantage of The Setting Depending on the type of cruise you select, there will be certain perks included in the package. Things like massages, time spent by the pool (sunbathing or just chilling), fancy drinks, and great company can turn a vacation into a wonderful experience, so why not enjoy it? Of course, you don’t have to spend all your time by the pool or in the bar. You should also find physical activities to keep you active and social. Also, some cruise ships also offer access to a casino room, with access to a pool table, roulette, and other joyful activities someone on vacation may want to try. If not, don’t worry. As long as you have access to the internet, you’ll always have access to sites like Casumo. This way, there is plenty of entertainment available even if the cruise ship is a bit lacking in offers. The secret to a great cruise experience is to keep your mind open and take advantage of everything that’s available. Don’t OverIndulge Food and drinks are usually available in a wide range of options for everyone. However, it’s best to keep an eye on your eating and drinking habits. If you overindulge or allow the kids to go crazy on sweets and candy, there’s a high chance you’d get sick (especially if you’re not used to life on a cruise ship). Even on vacation, it’s best to eat and drink in moderation. This way, everyone will have a good time and you won’t end up with a few extra pounds at the end. Also, if you’re not much of a drinker, pay attention to the drink packages offered by the cruise line. While it may sound nice to forgo any money worries while on board, these packages usually include around six or more daily alcoholic beverages, which can be a lot even for two people who only drink occasionally. Use Your Devices Back in the Dark Ages, cruise personnel used written documents and lists to organize life on the ship and communicate with passengers. Luckily, nowadays, we can use our smart devices to book trips, order food, and keep track of everything that’s happening on the ship. There are a few apps you can download for free on your smartphone (ask the organizing company about it) and then connect to the ship’s itinerary and schedule. Some apps even allow for different passengers’ groups anyone can join, which may lead to making new friends. However, in our device-oriented world, there may not be enough slots in your cabin to charge everything (especially if the entire family is present). As such, it’s best to think ahead and get a multi-port adapter. Take the Trips While life on board can be fun, it gets boring pretty quickly. True, the personnel will provide entertainment of various kinds, but there will be days when all you can see is the ocean and the other passengers. So, to make the most of this experience, try to take as many trips inland as possible. It may be a bit costly, but you won’t forget it anytime soon. Also, the pictures and videos will be you next months’ bragging posts on social media! Wrap Up Whether you’re preparing for your first cruise or you’re just looking forward to a new experience, it is best to have a few tips and tricks up your sleeve. Depending on the type of accommodation you book, life on a cruise ship can be quite constraining since every inch of space is used with efficiency in mind. Still, if you know what to expect and prepare ahead, nothing can ruin your vacation! So, make sure to stay informed and stay open to a new point of view on the world. View full article
  3. Many great memories on the Fascination and Imagination 😕
  4. Hey W4E, Welcome to CruiseCrazies! I encourage you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the many features and friendly faces you'll be seeing around. Some basics on getting started: View & customize your profile here: View Member Introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" forum Submit your first cruise post in our "Lets Talk Cruise" forum Share recent onboard experiences: Post a Cruise Review Customize your cover photo, profile and settings here The complete guide to "Getting Started" is available here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask! See you around! ?
  5. Jason

    Welcome, W4E!  See you around!

  6. Jan, thanks for sharing this update. The industry has had plenty of time to update their onboard protocol so I'm hoping to see the industry begin to come back to life ASAP!!
  7. Welcome, MorganLucas!  See you around!

  8. Hey MorganLucas, Welcome to CruiseCrazies! I encourage you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the many features and friendly faces you'll be seeing around. Some basics on getting started: View & customize your profile here: View Member Introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" forum Submit your first cruise post in our "Lets Talk Cruise" forum Share recent onboard experiences: Post a Cruise Review Customize your cover photo, profile and settings here The complete guide to "Getting Started" is available here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask! See you around! ?
  9. Hey Jurgen, Welcome to CruiseCrazies! I encourage you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the many features and friendly faces you'll be seeing around. Some basics on getting started: View & customize your profile here: View Member Introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" forum Submit your first cruise post in our "Lets Talk Cruise" forum Share recent onboard experiences: Post a Cruise Review Customize your cover photo, profile and settings here The complete guide to "Getting Started" is available here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask! See you around! ?
  10. Welcome, Jurgen!  See you around!

  11. Welcome, jj76b!  See you around!

    1. jj76b

      jj76b

      thank you Jason - I'm an Aussie who has been on 15 cruises already but only discovered this site recently -looking forward to checking out roll calls and reviews

       

    2. Jason

      Jason

      Great to have you and looking forward to seeing you become an active member of our community.

  12. Hey jj76b, Welcome to CruiseCrazies! I encourage you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the many features and friendly faces you'll be seeing around. Some basics on getting started: View & customize your profile here: View Member Introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" forum Submit your first cruise post in our "Lets Talk Cruise" forum Share recent onboard experiences: Post a Cruise Review Customize your cover photo, profile and settings here The complete guide to "Getting Started" is available here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask! See you around! ?
  13. Welcome, CV53dolphin!  See you around!

  14. Hey CV53dolphin, Welcome to CruiseCrazies! I encourage you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the many features and friendly faces you'll be seeing around. Some basics on getting started: View & customize your profile here: View Member Introduce yourself in our "New Member Introductions" forum Submit your first cruise post in our "Lets Talk Cruise" forum Share recent onboard experiences: Post a Cruise Review Customize your cover photo, profile and settings here The complete guide to "Getting Started" is available here. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask! See you around! ?
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