Does she deserve a refund for this Princess cruise?

Lindie Wilhelm and her sister didn’t wait until their recent Princess cruise ended to “escape completely,” as the cruise line promised they would.
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The ship sailed, but they didn’t

At the dock without my glasses. / Photo by bimiers – Flickr Creative Commons.
When Antonia Giannasca called Carnival Cruise Lines this year to book a vacation to Mexico for her extended family, the sales representative assured her that she had all the travel documents necessary to board the ship.
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Aren’t you glad you’re not on a cruise?

I‘m a poster boy for Dramamine, the motion sickness medication parceled out to seasick cruise passengers. But all the pills in the world won’t cure the made-for-TV drama that’s been unfolding at sea recently.

Exhibit #1: The Clelia II, a small ship with 88 Americans on board, which was hit by a massive storm between South America and Antarctica last week and had to return to Argentina. The video (above) says it all. It was a bumpy ride. One passenger said he thought he was about to meet his maker. “I thought this was it,” he told the Philadelphia Daily News. “I never came so close to cashing it in.”
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