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San Francisco (Revisited) - Tips For Travellers Podcast 223

Tips For Travellers

Release Date: 05/09/2016

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6 New Travel Mistakes To Avoid Thanks To The Pandemic (Podcast)

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What are the best vacation options for cruisers while we can't cruise, or even don't want to cruise for a while. I look at the 6 very best alternatives to cruising that draw on the best parts of cruising, what makes a cruise vacation and avoids some of the things that cruise passengers prefer to avoid on their cruising vacation. These are all things that I have done and feel are a great alternative to a cruise vacation right now.

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Princess Cruises were the first cruise line to introduce the Ocean Medallion smart wearable device that is supposed to change the way you cruise. It helps you board the ship faster, find your way around the ship, order food and drink to wherever you are on the ship, gamble and play games , locate your friends and more. But how does it really work? What are the pros and cons? Find out my thoughts, take and review of the Princess Cruises Ocean Medallion.

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You're about to discover eight services that I think could change the way you cruise forever! In this, I talk about eight amazing, innovative and sometimes unusual services that I think could help travellers think about and cruise very differently . Some will help people cruise when they thought they could not.

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How can you cruise better and cheaper as a solo cruise passenger? I often cruise solo and have 8 tips and things you can do as a single travellers to have a great cruise experience and find ways to do it cheaper. Cruising solo can be costly as most lines charge up to double occupancy rates even for a single occupancy of a cabin. Find out the best lines, where to book, times to go, what to do once on board and other tips I have discovered on my cruising journey to date.

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There are at least 9 things you should never hide from your cruise line when booking, embarking and once on your cruising vacation. Some may seem obvious but some are less well-known but could cause you problems, stress and difficulty on your cruise if you try and hide or withhold these from the cruise line. Find out what I have discovered as being the things not to hide.

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Who actually owns and operates

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What are the things you should never do in your cruise cabin and stateroom? I explore the 11 big things that you should never do and why. Some of these are about being respectful of the crew and other passengers, but some could get you into trouble and even have you disembarked from the cruise. Are you guilty of any of these?

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Discover the 12 biggest cruise disembarkation day mistakes and blunders that you need to avoid. These are things that I have seen, heard from other cruisers they did and even did myself. There are 12 top tips and things to watch out for and do to make sure you have a smooth, stress free and good embarkation from your cruise.

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I give the answers to 8 of the more offbeat, unconventional and unusual questions that many passengers, including me at one time, were afraid or embarrassed to ask. I explore everything from what water is in the toilets to how many people die on a cruise and what happens to the body and what waste is (and is not) out into the ocean. Find out the answers to some of the more offbeat questions many cruise passengers have about cruise ships and cruising.

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In this episode of the Tips For Travellers podcast Gary Bembridge revisits San Francisco and provides all new coverage of the city and latest advice and tips.

In this podcast you will hear an overview of the history and must-know facts as well as general tips for travellers and the must-see and do things to do including:

  • Alcatraz
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Cable Care ride
  • Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39
  • Embarcadero and Ferry Building
  • Golden Gate Park
  • Presidio
  • Chinatown
  • Coit Tower
  • Lombard Street ("crookedest street in the world")
  • "The Painted Ladies"
  • Castro District

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This episode was supported by DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 San Francisco

 

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