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  1. He must have been in the reserve a long time to have collected first Voluntary Reserve medal and then the Reserve Decoration. Minimum 25 yrs.
  2. Have a look at Stena Estrids floor plan I suspect it will not be a lot different.
  3. The Cabin we had on Estrid was exactly the one you have rejected. The door was no problem however it was public space outside but the boat was so lightly loaded that few people were on the walkway. We both sat outside on fixed outside benches and wedged the cabin door open. It would not be secure if you left the cabin door open. But locked and the curtain drawn was very discrete. The double bed was just like being at home but the duvet was too hot so we stripped it out and just used the cover.
  4. We did Dublin to Holyhead on Estrid who is a sister of Galicia and booked one of the two best cabins and visited the club lounge on our walkabout on a near deserted ship. In my view it is not economie just as good as Cap or Pont. We have booked our northbound sailing on Pont next July and SWMBO checked the cost to transfer to Galicia and the cost was higher and we would arrive in Portsmouth when our preferred arrival port next year is Plymouth so no change.
  5. Sayer’s cheese & onion pasty, Greggs real sausage roll and a genuine Cornish Pasty. Them’s real snacks put you on till tea time when you can have your lob scouse or fish and chips!
  6. Friends have booked a dog friendly cabin to return with their dog to UK before we finally cut ties with Europe so I hope that it is sailing and taking passengers!
  7. Will she be calling In at Ilfracombe I think that used to be on her Itinerary ?
  8. It must be when being connected kills people. Wait out the worst and re-connect when this is passed. With strong internet connections and emergency only movement such as off Island hospital appointments etc IoM will survive just fine.
  9. Nothing at all however having travelled from Bilbao via Rosslare to Mallow on to Dublin-Holyhead then Welshpool in Wales to Woolacombe Devon. Departing Plymouth 06/09 for Santander. 10 weeks still safe so cannot afford to loose that now. I suspect there might be 1000 passengers and crew onboard so more people in close proximity than we have seen since last September on the same route. We are both well into our 70’s so can’t afford any slip ups.
  10. We are on Pont on the 6th my guess from past experience is it will be rammed with snowbirds now children are back at school. We shall be wearing medical grade masks and visors which is the way it should be done to protect the mouth nose and eyes!
  11. We sailed Ireland to wales on Estrid and nowhere was the signal good enough for downloading except if you purchased an upgrade definitely nothing in the premium cabins. The TV System took some figuring, just got a picture 30 mins from Holyhead.
  12. Thank you we sailed a month ago and I worked out where we would be from a video posted by a previous passenger who dwelt on the deck plan of the cabins on deck six.
  13. I recall that the chairman in one of his encyclicals mentioned this omission and said yes would would need to fill one in and they would be available onboard.
  14. Flexible €144 - Economy €119 seems €25 dearer to me, not a deal breaker in these times I would spend the extra for peace of mind!
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