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special meals on boats

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special meals on boats

Hi, wonder if anyone can help,

booked to go on nile cruise AI, but was wondering if they do a special meal for two, obviously that you pay for, maybe a candlelit meal on the deck, anyone done this???

thanks in advance

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1. Re: special meals on boats

They didn't have the facilities to do that on our boat. It was my wife's birthday while on board and they did make her a cake then came out with it during the evening meal with drum's and made her dance with the crew in the center of the dinning hall.

Phil

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2. Re: special meals on boats

Hi Sunny

Think you will have to got with the flow and be prepared to have others join in on your allocated table, maybe you will have met and enjoyed the company of fellow diners by this time and the cosy bits can be enjoyed in the privacy of your cabin, why not take candles and some duty free champagne with you.

Have a wonderful trip

Best wishes

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3. Re: special meals on boats

yes I had that with the cake and dancing on my birthday 2yrs ago, was just wondering if there was a special meal you could have as well, dont look like it, ah well the thought was there, thanks

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4. Re: special meals on boats

It all depends on the boat. Low budget boats don't usually provide any "special" treatment. However high-end boats might be more willing to pamper their guests.

It's never wrong to ask the boat management. They can provide you with an accurate answer.

CHEERS

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5. Re: special meals on boats

hi the boat we believe is the orchid, used by firstchoice, no harm in asking on board I suppose, thanks

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6. Re: special meals on boats

In Egypt anything is possible for the right baksheesh

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7. Re: special meals on boats

Hi Mickey

Not sure about that on cruise boats, there is a strict protocol. The restaurant areas are managed, individual waiters are allocated to groups of tables, and not allowed to accept tips in lieu of special treatment, ie a seperate table arrangement. Baksheesh is the order of the day when cruises finish, when envelopes are given out, into which it is customary to put a tip for the crew and also the tour guides. Individual waiters at dinner service may pocket the odd few LE, this usually happens when people want to be recognised, quite unnecessary, since they all pride themselves on knowing what people want in the way of drinks, etc.

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8. Re: special meals on boats

sorry to disagree, but we have been on boats before, and a few baksheesh will get you drinks that are not on the AI, and not at the price you are supposed to pay

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