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Ships runs on "ships time", they have a schedule when and if they change the clocks available for the passengers in advance. In my experience the ship stayed on the time from the time zone where we started the journey and didn't change the time when we stopped on some island in a different time zone. Which made it difficult to communicate with locals that I ...


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From seat61's page "Queen Mary 2, transatlantic ferry...": What's [a westbound] Atlantic crossing like? The QM2's clocks are put back an hour at 2am on five of the seven nights because of the time difference, giving you a welcome extra hour's sleep in this direction What's an eastbound Atlantic crossing like? The QM2's clocks are put ...


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I´ve been to a few cruises and they all have their local time (the ship time). It usually matches the time at the port of destination, but I can't assure it is this way all the times. All activities inside the ship (including meals) use this ship time. In every cruise i've been just the dinner in one of the restaurants (the most refined one) has a fixed time ...


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From at least one authority on the topic: Whether clocks stay set on "ship" time or are changed as the vessel moves through time zones depends on the ship, the itinerary, and the time of year so it'll depend on the company you use, and the zone of the ship and where it travels during the tour. Most ships adhere to the time zone they are in and ...


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This website is very useful http://www.cruisetimetables.com You can see departures from individual ports, but if you have a specific destination in mind you can select a different tab and see cruises that call at that location. It is date based so has some restrictions in use. It also has links to cruise agents for booking, however I think the pricing is ...


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Have you tried any of the following? http://www.cruisingexcursions.com/ http://www.expedia.com.au/cruises Happy cruising!


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Security rules prohibit casual visitors entering a cruise ship while in port, for same security reasons that keep folks from wandering into an aircraft parked at an airport. But as always there are exceptions .... Travel agents can pre-arrange to inspect a ship when it is in port, but this comes with strings attached, such as the volume of business your ...



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