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  1. Notarized letter signed by both parents giving permission for you to take the minor child out of the country. While you are doing that, also make sure you get another letter for the medical power of attorney suggested below. If there aren't two parents involved for some reason, you want the documentation trail to prove that.
  2. I still was pleased with using Walgreens. They are stating it's averaging 24-48 hour turn around time on the PCR tests. You get to administer them yourself from your car so it isn't as uncomfortable. Everything is scheduled online and there's no cost. They ask for health insurance info so they can bill them, but if you aren't covered for anything there isn't a cost anyways. I had a less than 24-hour turnaround time for my results and my travel partner that did his at a different Walgreens had his results back in under 8 hours.
  3. If they do offer it, you have to take the 125% FCC in order to be eligible to opt-in for the Cruise Planner 125%. They aren't tied to each other but you can't get a cash refund for the cruisefare and also get the 125% onboard credit.
  4. I like it because I get 2 days off for Thanksgiving from work, so to book that week I only use up 3 vacation days. There are more kids because of this but not as many as the other school holidays. Royal does little Thanksgiving activities and has a MDR Thanksgiving meal. Sometimes they start decorating for Christmas at the end of the week too so you see some of the decorations. It's still warm enough to enjoy the time outdoors but not oppressingly hot like a summer cruise.
  5. How does that work for Bahamas entry when the Bahamas health visa requires a test no more than 5 days before date of arrival? I would think 3-4 days before the flight is the ideal time to plan to take a test.
  6. Have RC posted new physical guidelines about who is eligible to take a cruise? I'm not aware that they have released anything official of this nature yet.
  7. Heyyyy...looks a lot like mine..cept add: January 2022: Harmony* April 2022: Oasis (placeholder til I decide to move the deposit elsewhere) Contemplating a 2-night Indy sailing end of January 2022..3 cruises in a month isn't too much, right?
  8. Yes. Cruise planner purchases will not move to a different cruise unfortunately.
  9. My guess was they would cancel the Anthem itineraries and maybe use Anthem as the UK domestic cruise option. I am not familiar with the potential UK ports and whether they all could take a ship as large as Anthem, though.
  10. I don't know as I didn't experience it. At the airport they had a point of separation for folks that successfully had their health visas with the negative tests and then those that needed testing. It was my understanding that the testers had to report where they were staying and they were required to go there immediately and quarantine until they received their results. From Aruba's website:
  11. Hooray for the internet..is this the guy? Steve Duell: http://www.onebusyguy.com/initial.htm
  12. I did my testing for Walgreens for my trip to Aruba at the end of January. Aruba required proof of a negative test taken within 72 hours prior to entry. While Walgreens stated it was likely a 48-72 hour turnaround for the test results I ended up getting the results in a little over 24 hours. Walgreens didn't charge for the test and it was a PCR nasal swab that you administered yourself in the pharmacy drive-thru. Basically when I took the test I had to just cross my fingers that I got the results in time and that they were negative. Really doesn't give you much leeway to schedule a backup
  13. Oh no! I hope you don't lose your precious paragraphs! Maybe they are diluting them to sentences only
  14. That's where it gets complicated since if you cancel before final payment (and if Royal doesn't cancel before then) then you end up with 10 FCCs in all those family members' names that have to be used by the CWC specified time frame (book by April 30th, 2022 and sail by September 30th, 2022). That's a lot of money to be tied up until you get the refund!
  15. Yikes...that is a lot of money in FCC to take the 125% if Royal cancels. With the limited number of Star Class rooms available, unless @Heimbig already has those 10 people booked in on the 2022 cruise in question I definitely wouldn't opt for the 125% in that case. The 125% FCCs they are offering have to be applied to a booking by April 2022 and the ship has to sail by September 2022 from what I recall. Since you don't have anything to lose as you will be entitled to a full refund if Royal cancels after the final payment, I would only make that large of final payment if all 10 of you would
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