Find all posts by richstacy. Princess Cruises was one of the first in its class to introduce flexible dining, but one restaurant on all its ships retains fixed arrangements for those who want it.
February 18th, 2008, 10: When we finally found our way back, the worst sin we were deemed to have committed was missing dinner although with Soviet food the way it was, this was no bad thing. February 22nd, 2008, 04: Cleverly, though, they are managing to accommodate everyone. Tomorrow you might want to have a drink at the bar before dinner, listen to the piano go to dinner at 7: And this can be extended to dinner engagements later on if desired.
Passengers dine with the same tablemates and are served by the same wait staff each night of the cruise. I met a woman last year who had cruised with Swan Hellenic but was forced to look for another line when it stopped sailing last year. November 5th, 2007 03: Terms and Conditions.
However, even with open seating you can opt to sit at a table with other diners. Six-star Crystal Cruises, however, has fixed dining and I know many who argue that this detracts from the luxury.
Northern California Posts: When I get back from an afternoon tour it is sometimes hard to be ready to dine at 6 PM and 8 PM is too late for me. Thankyou in advance..Mom Distraught On Dock After Cruise Ship Leaves With Her Kids On Board
Maybe their defintion of formal is 'a new pair of jeans and new sneakers'. We were told we couldn't change so we ate later in the buffet instead.
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I have seen some assigned tables around us that looked like they were having fun, but I have also witnessed the ones that looked liked they would rather be at a funeral! Send a private message to granite. Send a private message to nmnita.