Freedom of the Seas Jun 12 2011: Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review by Crusin11
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Freedom of the Seas Jun 12 2011
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)
The cruise director (Graham) is a hoot, he is hilarious. He and his staff provides great entertainment for the cruise. Remember to catch the ice show and the entertainment shows in Arcadia. The Dreamworks parade in the Royal Promenade was wonderful. Shopping was always fun at the Promenade. A great time with Freedom of the Seas.
If you can, bring an underwater camera with More you on the cruise, a decision you will not regret. If you think you want to try your luck in ice skating, you will need to bring a pair of long pants. No pants, no skates.
There is always confusion on the gangway as we leave for our land excursion. The crew need to get their information correct before passing onto passengers. At one port, we were told we need a photo ID (driver's license or passport) for all adults along with our sea pass to return. Well, no one asked or checked our photo ID. At another port, we were told we need our passport, and the driver's license will not work, if we are to leave the ship. Again, all we needed was our sea pass. In other words, brinrg your seapass and one form of photo ID with you when you disembark, just in case. Less
Cabin review: K1623 Interior Stateroom
We had an interior state room on deck 10 aft (Windjammer cafe and pool on deck 11). We had no problem with 3 people in it (1 adult, 2 children). We were able to unpack all our clothes and put them away in the closet or drawers provided. We removed the life vests and stored them on the floor in the closet and used the racks for clothes storage. We were located next to the crew space and the noise did wake me up twice during the whole week, however, my kids slept through it. The couch was nice as a seating area or just for storing our bags, but the coffee table kind of got in the way, we never used it and could sure use the additional space.Read All Interior Stateroom (K) Reviews >>
Port and Shore Excursions
We returned to port with plenty of time to spare and was able to shop around the pier area. Try the local "juicy patty", very similar to an Indian samosa, love it. The coconut drink was very refreshing.
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