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Most cruise ships have safes in the rooms.

I have been to the Bahamas many times and never found it unsafe, yes the vendos can be annoying but 90% of them are harmless.

Jamacia is the only destination that I felt uneasy about leaving our resort

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reposted due to incipid comments, yeah I am annoyed 

sorry 

 


@Big Sister wrote:

@I am still oxox wrote:

Most cruise ships have safes in the rooms.

I have been to the Bahamas many times and never found it unsafe, yes the vendos can be annoying but 90% of them are harmless.

Jamacia is the only destination that I felt uneasy about leaving our resort


oxox, I am having a problem reading your post because of the color and the small print. 


 

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I've cruised a lot the last 4 or 5 years.  Don't take expensive jewelry - why chance it?   And yes, many ports when you get off the ship, have local vendors who will follow you wanting you to buy their wares or as others have said, drugs.  Just walk past all those and often depending upon where you dock - many times ports have a staged area of vendors inside tents all selling their wares in a centralized location. 

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Nothing to get excited about, I couldn't read it either for the same reasons. No need to jump on her. Some of the these fonts and colors are hard to read.

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                 Thank you so much ladies!  I'm feeling much more reassured about my decisions.

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Whenever we travel we never wear anything but costume wedding bands and watches. That is all, and no other jewelry at all.  

 

We believe traveling should be as stress free as possible, so the real stuff should be insured and placed in a bank vault, and the good costume jewelry should remain home, as to not attract more attention while traveling.

 

We also try to blend in with the locals as far as clothing, and we no longer carry a camera or video cam, as that brands us as tourists, and easy marks.  

 

BTW we always check with the U.S. Consulate for their current up to date warnings and advisement's, before booking any trip anywhere. (We know there are no guarantees, because unrest could strike at any moment, but we still check with the U.S. Consulate, and hope & pray for the best travel experience we could possibly have).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mama Mia said:
"Nothing to get excited about, I couldn't read it either for the same reasons. No need to jump on her. Some of the these fonts and colors are hard to read."

Jump on her??? All she did was politely inform her that the color made her post hard to read. That was uncalled for.

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We have gone many cruises and have never felt unsafe in any port. I don't understand the need to wear my best jewelry in a port as I'm going on excursions and wearing shorts or a cotton skirt and a tee shirt. Anything of any value that I'm going to wear when I'm dressed up on the ship stays in the safe, just like at home. If you're going to worry about bringing something then don't. A vacation is a time to relax and enjoy and a cruise is a wonderful way to do that.

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