This is our first post on Cruise Critic and we only found out about it from friends who sailed with us to Sydney.
We are a retired couple who are currently spending our kids inheritance.
We enjoy our cruising and to date have ...
What a disappointment.....Looked so forward to a lovely five day ocean cruise with five day island hopping - what was I thinking? Have been on many cruises over the years....in the travel business for over 25 yrs. and this was a ...
Worst embarkation experience ever. Because a law prohibits US port to US port cruises, this cruise had to depart from Ensenada, even though most of us checked in at the San Diego port. That wasn't RC's fault, but the lack of communication ...
We just returned from the September 18th sailing of the Rhapsody of the Seas. This was our tenth cruise and our fourth on RCI. Embarkation: We flew to San Diego, spent the night in a hotel downtown and took public transportation to ...
We started in Mexico with no problems. We were told by Royal Caribbean that there were dance hosts on the ship. No true. We were told by Royal Caribbean that if we brought a letter from our doctor that we had to have early seating we were ...
We started our adventure on the internet with an online agency. The lady we worked through was exceptional and kept us informed very well. There was a room mix up that finally ended with an upgrade from an interior room to an oceanview ...
Cruise was from Ensenada Mexico to Hawaii. Transfer from San Diego, CA, to Ensenada was a 2 hour bus ride. The bus waited at the airport an extra hour to fill the bus before it left for Ensenada. The embarkation process was very speedy. We ...
Royal Caribbean needs to improve its boarding and disembarkation process. From the time we landed in San Diego, it was a 6.5 hour process. We were held captive on a bus without air conditioning. It was totally disorganized and without ...
Day 1 May 18th
I'm not normally a morning person, but on this day I was up and at em'! After packing, driving 2 hours, parking at the Park n Ride and being dropped at the San Diego airport, DH and I met with the RCCL rep, and about an ...
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