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When Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas launched in 1998, it was the last in a class of vessels whose design represented the freshest and most innovative at that point in the company's history. (It followed ...
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cghouston
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We arrived in Venice Friday morning and took a water taxi to San Marco Square. The taxi ride was great and the driver took on a scenic tour thru several canals, so we could see the real Venice. We spent the night at the Royal San Marco ... Read more
Katieloveshols
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We sailed on Vision of the Seas on 7th to 14th May and had the most wonderful holiday. Having sailed on RCS larger ships previously, the size of the Vision took some getting used to and the choice of food and entertainment was somewhat ... Read more
RobLally
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have just come back from the week long Mediterranean cruise on the RC Vision. I was a little hesitant with the trip as I had read so many bad reviews for this particular ship. We went with another couple and I can honestly say apart ... Read more
popcorn52
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I spent 21 nights on The Vision of the Seas starting with the transtlantic cruise to Barcelona and then the cruise from Barcelona to Venice. Captain Merek is amazing! He was the most visible and interactive captain I have ever sailed with. ... Read more
Gulfislander
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our 2nd transatlantic cruise with RC. Will always try to travel to Europe this way instead of flying, which we find torture. We don't drink or take excursions as we find these very overpriced, but always enjoy our cruises. My wife ... Read more

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Umbria lover
Member Since 2009
1 review
216 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as an inexpensive and fun way to get to Europe. The ship was older than previous TA cruises we've taken. We liked the smaller size of the ship because it was easier to learn our way around, and meant we bumped into ... Read more
Markanddonna
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
1,466 forum post
3 helpful votes
Our transatlantic voyage on the Vision of the Seas was a lovely experience. There were some minor issues, but our goal was to get to Europe in the most pleasant and economical way possible. The weather was generally very good with just a ... Read more
karelet
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
530 forum posts
3 helpful votes
General: My wife and I chose this cruise because of some friends on the cruise, the ports visited, and our ability to get a Grand Suite at a really good deal. After a nice flight on SouthWest from Sacramento to Tampa, we were pleasantly ... Read more
lookatlou
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Before the cruise we spent 4 days in beautiful FUN St. Petersburg, loved the city so much. We chose this cruise to get us to Europe and because we did the same cruise last year and had an amazing trip. Deck 10 was very dirty the ... Read more
hurtinalbertan
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
313 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise to be with great friends and travel the Atlantic with so many sea days. We love being at sea and appreciate the activities and time to kick back and relax. We loved the evening Diamond/Diamond Plus events and spent ... Read more

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dave down under
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Fantastic cruise, As a solo cruiser it was the best ever, I met lots of solo women my age group, someone to dine with every night. There was more than enough activities to keep me occupied even the eight days at sea there was plenty ... Read more
Beeholder36
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had a great time. Cruise ship was clean, service was exceptional, food was very good. Somehow I wish a cruiseline would ban smoking in the casino. I lost $20 in the slot machines and I had to get out of there..the smoke was so thick. ... Read more
Pharoe
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
For our first time cruise, my adult children and I were impressed by everything, lol! I know the ship is considered small, but for the first time, it was perfect! The cabins were great...I had an oceanview while my kids shared an inside ... Read more
Soltero52
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This is a smaller, older but well maintained ship and by far, my favorite. The smaller ship eliminated most of the things I don't use on a larger ship and allowed guests who participated in the same type of activities to get to know one ... Read more
Loyal2Royal83
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My Wife and I booked this cruise during one of RCI's BOGO 50% off sales, and it was only about $1400 for both of us. This was our 2nd cruise, with our first being on Allure of the Seas, and we knew going in that this ship was going to be a ... Read more

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padrek
Member Since 2009
30 reviews
66 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I spend several months each year at sea - frequently on RCI taking advantage of their "perks" for high cruisers, as well as their single friendly cruise fares. I must admit that lately, with all the cutbacks, constant appeals to ... Read more
Nash9597
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My husband and I just returned from your vacation/honeymoon on RCCL Vision of Sea!!! We had an amazing time. The crew and staff on the ship were so nice and concerned about your comfort while on the cruise!!! The cabin was clean and ... Read more
KarenFT
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First, the dining experience did exceed my expectations - but this was the only area that did. Antonio was wonderful - friendly, hard-working, attentive to each of my family member's preferences - a wonderful server! Cyprian also was ... Read more
sandysmithfl
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I booked five cabins for a family reunion cruise - three small suites and two oceanview. I've cruised several times on other Royal Caribbean ships and on other cruise lines - Vision was limited in types of entertainment and onboard ... Read more
BenjiRodney
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
3,627 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my 16th overall cruise and 3rd cruise on RCCL. I will openly admit that I prefer Carnival over Royal. We flew into Tampa a day prior, glad we did as storms on Saturday caused a few to miss the ship and catch up later in ... Read more

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jrosecox1
Member Since 2016
1 review
47 forum posts
2 helpful votes
New at this so please be kind. I will go day by day according to my journal. Again, just what I experienced. Sat, April 2 - We began the boarding process around 12:30-ish and it went very smoothly. No issues and loved the whole ... Read more
sydney56
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I just returned from a Western Caribbean RC cruise on "Vision of the Seas," cruising out of Tampa. OF NOTE: A taxi from Tampa airport to the Port of Tampa is a flat fee of $25...regulated by the city, much cheaper ... Read more
Venice Cruising
Member Since 2015
1 review
164 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my fourth sailing on Vision of the Seas, and it was awesome. Tampa is an excellent Port - just 15 - 20 minutes from curbside to on board. Porters are outside to take the suitcases, making it even easier. Vision is a smaller ... Read more
hd2297
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my third cruise with RCL, but the first one out of the Port of Tampa. It seemed like the lines weren't as long and flowed faster in Tampa than my previous experiences out of Port Canaveral. I was a little apprehensive because ... Read more
roth ca
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was my second cruise. My first was on a Carnival ship and people told me that RC was 10x better. Well not by my scale. The boat was crowded there were only 2 pools and 6 small (7 people hot tubs on the ship) Our room was nice ... Read more

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