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#249406 - 12/27/17 07:33 AM Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica  
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Starting one for this cruise

Ngaire and Ken - 517
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Suzanne and Mark 447
Kim and Alice 427
Susan and Russ 443
Marc and Arlene 441
Leslie and Brad 516
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Paul and Susan--623
Sue and Ray - 525
Sue and Jack-429
Lori and Richard - 421
Ron and Linda - 425
Cindy and David - 619
Susan and Dennis 431
Rachel and George 433

Come one and all for sign up! Sounds like a big group,
So let us know who you are! Congrats to Mark for the name game!

#249408 - 12/27/17 04:12 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249409 - 12/27/17 05:38 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: petlover]  
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#249410 - 12/27/17 10:05 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249411 - 12/27/17 10:16 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249413 - 12/27/17 11:17 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249414 - 12/28/17 02:20 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: SusanH]  
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#249415 - 12/28/17 03:52 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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POP2IT is the name.
Penguins on Parade 2 Icy Terrain.

The first Antarctica trips was called POP - so this is POP2 - similar to Roar and Roar 2 and Nile and Nile 2
with the added IT - Icy Terrain.

Will seem a strange name to anyone without the history behind it but it is really quite clever.



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#249416 - 12/28/17 11:42 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Thanks all! Looks like a great cruise with lots of familiar cruisers! But we need to hear from newcomers as well, this is one fantastic experience, having done it before when Regent chartered a small expedition ship years ago. Sorry for all the mistakes, I’ve been very distracted lately! And thanks, Ngaire for the explanation for Marc’s naming.

#249417 - 12/28/17 12:38 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Some of you met Chris and Lynette from New Zealand on Frolic, friends of June and Ralph. They are coming and bringing three other New Zealand couples. I have met one of the couples already on the Silver Muse and really liked them. They all seem to be a very nice group of people but as newcomers not familiar with LCT. So we will have a really nice New Zealand contingent onboard of eight people!

We have 64 people deposited that is a lot for a ship that only holds 200 people.


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#249418 - 12/28/17 03:04 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249419 - 12/29/17 05:13 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Don’t know why all the subject headings other than mine didn’t pick up the changes I made. Maybe KAren can fix.
I’m not at liberty to add names until they post, so I’ll just make a generic entry for a few Ngaire mentioned.

#249420 - 12/29/17 06:07 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Not sure about how to change the subject either, Olivia.


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#249423 - 12/29/17 03:17 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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So happy Chris & Lynette are coming. We sure enjoyed them on the Explorer.


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#249426 - 12/29/17 03:32 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Testing... Looks like it's fixed. The only thing I can think that happened was O had 2019 on her original post and someone replied to it before she had a chance to change it?


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#249427 - 12/29/17 03:38 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Karen -
Date is fixed. So, that's good. Now can you change POPIT2 to POP2IT? wink


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#249430 - 12/29/17 04:26 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Oh no!! I didn't notice that! Fixed now, I think!


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#249432 - 12/30/17 12:58 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: KarenS]  
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Originally Posted by KarenS
Oh no!! I didn't notice that! Fixed now, I think!


Karen, should the thread be moved to KLt 2020 Forum?

This looks like it will be a great party! Three sea days to start followed by Salisbury Plain.


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#249439 - 12/30/17 06:48 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249440 - 12/30/17 07:32 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249444 - 12/31/17 12:49 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Sue and Jack-429. I do notice that Susan and its variants (Sue, Suzanne) seem to be the modal name on this itinerary-I count at least five!

#249449 - 01/04/18 11:52 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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#249450 - 01/04/18 10:50 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: Richard and Lori]  
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Originally Posted by Richard and Lori
Lori and Richard 421


Excellent! It's only two years from today!


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#249452 - 01/05/18 02:07 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: seadog]  
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Ngaire, what happens if they get to 200 pax based on vista and veranda suites and then someone wants to book royal or silver suite? Will they just boot those in lower suites off (handsomely rewarded of course) so they can sail with expensive suites full?

BTW, prices have jumped from 16,300 to 18,700 for vista.

Marc


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#249453 - 01/05/18 03:56 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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I have no idea how that is handled. They may not sell the lower suites once they reach a quota that would allow the more expensive suites to be sold. Just guessing but that would make sense.
I went to book a mid-ship veranda today and it had gone up $24,500 for the suite. That was not on web when I got that pricing and I still do not see it on the web. But you must have seen that increase somewhere.

These are huge increases when it has only been released for about two weeks. It must be getting very close to full.

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#249454 - 01/05/18 10:19 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: Ngaire]  
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I’m eager to hear from Marc and Arlene as well. Can’t wait tilI hear about Harbin.

Another question for Ngaire. If there are 200 of us aboard, and 100 allowed ashore at one time, how does it work?
How many landings/excursions per day per person? Last time, for me on ICE, we were only 100, so all had two landings per day.

#249455 - 01/05/18 06:49 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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There are 144 guests on the Explorer and they were split into four groups of 36 per group.

There are 200 guests on the Cloud and they will also be split into four groups of 50 guests per group.

So it will work exactly the same as the Explorer just 14 people more per group
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Two landings per day. Even the timing should be about the same just means two more zodiacs to load per group no biggie.

It is when you go over 200 there becomes an issue.


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#249456 - 01/05/18 11:52 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Cindy and David 619!!


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#249457 - 01/05/18 11:54 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Thanks for the roll call Olivia! we are so excited!!!


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#249458 - 01/06/18 01:10 AM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Ngaire, that sounds great! Cindy and David, glad to add you, I think last time I saw you, we were somewhere cold as well!

#249472 - 01/11/18 02:31 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Just read a very good review of the Cloud:

https://www.cruisecritic.com/news/news.cfm?ID=8298


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#249473 - 01/11/18 10:33 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Thanks for posting that. I agree with this reviewer. The bathroom are the brown marble color and the rest of the ship is light and bright. I thought the same thing they should have changed that marble out. BUT a small complaint when the rest of the ship is so great.


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#249477 - 01/12/18 03:59 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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Please add Susan - cabin 431.

#249488 - 01/16/18 05:05 PM Re: Roll call for POP2IT Jan 2020 Silver Cloud Antarctica [Re: jhp]  
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JUST an FYI

The Silver Cloud cruises that Ken and I are escorting in 2019 (Celtic UK/Wales/Ireland/Scotland May 2019) and 2020 (POP2IT South Georgia and Antarctica - Jan 2020) have gone up in price.
I wanted to let you know that KLT still has the original pricing until February 28th as we have a contract with Silversea.If any of you were interested but decided to wait and think about it later, do go ahead and book it. You can always cancel for a $200 penalty at 120 days before departure. But after February 28 that price is going to increase and probably continue to go up.

• Silver Cloud UK about Vista $400 and Veranda $500 per person or $1000 per couple
• Silver Cloud South Georgia/Antarctica Veranda $3000 per person or $6000 a couple and Midship Veranda $3200 per person or $6400 per couple.

Bigger savings on bigger suites of course.


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