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1,320 Royal Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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106
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JudyMW
1 Review
Member Since 2016
First things first, I want to advise future travelers not to trust Royal Caribbean with your credit card! After paying ... Read more
Robyn70
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We cruised on Radiance of the Seas in December and had a fantastic time. I was looking through reviews to get some ... Read more
dcoughlan1@cogeco.ca
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We just returned from our first ever cruise. We are a family of three (myself, daughter - 8, and wife). We tend to be ... Read more
Tailwind1
17 Reviews
Member Since 2011
7 Forum Posts
We chose the Anthem of the Seas on January 25th for our 36th cruise. My 15th review for Cruise Critic and my first ... Read more
Octopusguy
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was the first cruise that we have ever taken. My wife and I and our two 19 year old children. We had 2 cabins next ... Read more

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whatajoke2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
All i can say is we had the Most amazing cruise holiday on the Explorer. Getting on the Ship in Sydney was about the ... Read more
EmRed1975
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I brought my mother on this cruise for her birthday. I pre-ordered one of the birthday decoration packages as well as ... Read more
mandi_moo
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and after reading some mixed reviews we were a little apprehensive, plus my hubby was worried ... Read more
AliciaWalding
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
As a couple on our first ever cruise we really had nothing to compare it to so there definitely were a few surprises ... Read more
Nyianess
1 Review
Member Since 2016
1 Forum Post
I am surprised to see that the overall rating for this ship is only 74%, because we had SUCH a great time. The service, ... Read more

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CristenC
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The Allure of the Seas cruise ship was the very first cruise our family of three went on in 2012. We stayed in the ... Read more
suzanne.dk23
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect. Travelling with a 7 year old we discovered kids club on first ... Read more
Travel Madness
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
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This was our first cruise. It was our Wedding Anniversary and my husband's 70th birthday, so it was booked up last ... Read more
schelosk
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We are typically All-inclusive resort travelers when going to the Caribbean. After being convinced by family and ... Read more
DiscoverNV
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was the first cruise my wife and I have taken and we went on this cruise as part of a company trip. As a result, I ... Read more

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BixBebe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise so this review is geared more toward people like myself who spent a lot of time researching ... Read more
legallibran
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My first & only other cruise was 25 years ago where I travelled on the Fair Star with my cousin & 2 other ... Read more
rgedamu
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Let me start off by saying I NEVER write reviews, about anything, but after reading some not so great reviews, and ... Read more
mitzframe
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The cruise was good but I thought there were going to be a few more activities to keep my 2yr old busy. He's in swim ... Read more
psdisc
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and I must say, we loved it. It took about 15-20mns from check in to on the boat which ... Read more

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mdwise
1 Review
Member Since 2016
It was a wonderful bonding time for my 19 yr-old daughter and me. Knowing that we will spend most of our time outside ... Read more
markandallan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
62 Forum Posts
We are doing a review of Explorer of the seas Xmas / New Years cruise as there where many, many highs but as with most ... Read more
Barkleyman
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
12/15
I will start with the positives: Boarding and getting off the ship was a piece of cake, easy, easy, easy. The ... Read more
mgothers
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The first few days of the cruise the wind was so terrible that it made the pool impossible for our 5 year old to ... Read more
Lisa 2609
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We were hesitant to book a cruise as we are fairly laid back travelers and not into dressing up for dinner and seeing ... Read more

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