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946 Royal Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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169
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This was our First Cruise. We planned for the trip for a year and wanted to go to St. Thomas and St. Martaan. However ... Read more
Very Satisfied lethal123
12/14
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 12 night cruise to Fiji, Vanuatu, Isle of Pines and Noumea on the Rhapsody of ... Read more
I just came back from the inaugural cruise (Nov 23, 2014-Dec 1, 2014) and it was the worst vacation I have ever had. ... Read more
12/14
Myself and my wife are in our mid-30's. Two daughters 6 and 8. Was our first cruise except for a Princess cruise in ... Read more
Disappointing bobblehead
11/14
My husband and myself just took a cruise out of Tampa with our son and his wife and our 3 granddaughters age 15,19 and ... Read more

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11/14
My husband and I just returned from a 7 Day Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas. It was a last minute ... Read more
Dissapointing Alina Dove
11/14
Let's start with the embarkation in Shanghai: it took 2 hours and with this I rest my case on this subject. Cabins: ... Read more
11/14
Being my first cruise trip, it was beyond my expectation. The crew was quite courteous, helpful and always ensured that ... Read more
11/14
Ok, so before doing this I had always had a fascination with cruising. Being from the north (Minnesota, ha), we (my ... Read more
Awesome Ship TravelinGert
11/14
The Quantum is a beautiful ship with some awesome built in amenities. The seats in the Royal Theater have vents along ... Read more

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11/14
This was the first cruise for my whole family (myself, husband, MIL, and 2 children ages 10 and 8). We flew into IAH ... Read more
First cruise. Really impressed. There was a gastro outbreak on the previous trip which led to delays on boarding due ... Read more
We sailed on the Legend of the Seas for our honeymoon in October of 2013, leaving from Venice, Italy and ending up in ... Read more
Very poor maddymoon
11/14
Returned today from the france and spain cruise , the organisation on this cruise was very poor as was the ... Read more
First time cruisers! emeraldpebbles
11/14
We booked for the West Med cruise departing from Barcelona calling at Provence (Marseilles), Villaefranche (Monaco ... Read more

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Expected a bit more ElenaMogil
10/14
We have been cruising for 6 days at Vision of Sea. This was a wonderful cruise and a beautiful ship. Our cabin steward ... Read more
This was the second time for me sailing on this ship since 2008 - this time with my boyfriend, and it was his first ... Read more
First time cruiser freddy the fish
10/14
First time cruise, my wife and I decided to do it this year so booked Adventure Of The Seas for the 14 nights going to ... Read more
We chose this as our first cruise because it ticked all the boxes for us. 1. It was in the Med. Not known for rough ... Read more
This was our first cruise on a large ship and overall, I'd recommend Royal Carribean. It was a very well appointed ship ... Read more

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Like many we were concerned based on some of the reviews but picked this cruise due to the port location. We had a ... Read more
First Cruise wonderfulvacation
Not rated
10/14
This was the first cruise my husband and I had ever taken. We were hooked from day one. This was also our first ... Read more
This was the first cruise for my husband and I and we chose Vision based on her short itinerary, ports of call, cost, ... Read more
We were first-time cruisers, a family of 4 (2 daughters, aged 13 & 12), with high expectations. Whilst checking in ... Read more
Never Again heather147
10/14
This was my first cruise and I was very disappointed. The Independence of the Seas is a huge ship but it was so ... Read more

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