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a sample from the Cruise Diva email bag...
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purchases." Brad Ball, Cruise Line Executive
(Renaissance Cruises, Silversea
have cruised a dozen times. Renaissance, Princess, Norwegian, etc.
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you again for your outstanding reviews." We remain, very
respectfully, JUDY and JOHN in Sunny San Antonio, TX
are a wonder... and a bit of a magician. How can you possibly put
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visited your website and Wow! Impressive to say the least."
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you for your very, very useful information. I have visited your web
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"That's a very
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picture of you in Cruise Travel a year or so ago."
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talents as a writer." Wayne
your web page earlier; the information is terrific! I've already
printed your helpful packing list. I'm going on my first cruise in
a couple of weeks." Debbie
"Linda, I love your web page
it is incredibly helpful! I have printed your packing lists!"
you for your great website, I'll be referring the 34 members of my
family that are planning on a family cruise to your site to see
all your great tips! Thanks, Valerie
I really appreciated all your Web
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things you covered hit areas that I would not have ever known.
Thank you very much." Bev
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packing outfits for years, and coincidentally have also done the
dry cleaner bags." Jeanne
"I found your site while
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April. This will be my 5th cruise but a new cruise line for me.
I love your site and signed up for your newsletter. Thanks for
brightening my cold, snowy, Minnesota winter day."
"I just wanted to tell you
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We are going on our first cruise and needed to find out so
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site I found EVERYTHING in one place so it was great. I've
spent the last two days reading EVERYTHING on it. You
certainly have put a lot of work into it." Thanks,
Katie & Tom, in Athlone, Ireland
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