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1,123 Royal Caribbean First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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727
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214
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80
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48
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30
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We sailed with Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas to several ports in France, Italy and Montenegro. It was our first ... Read more
Worst Holiday Ever David Robinson
5/15
Just left the Vision of the Seas a day early, just could not take anymore. The food was poor unless you paid extra in ... Read more
5/15
We were very excited when we booked the holiday, it was the first time on a cruise for us and there was soo much hype ... Read more
This is a brand new, very sophisticated ship. Some things work really well and some don't. Unsurprisingly the most ... Read more
Go big or go home. Darkwing28
5/15
This was my very first cruise. I travelled with my 21 year old son. We had a Central Park balcony cabin. It was quite ... Read more

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You get what you pay for. drdoolittle42003
4/15
First cruise ever so we really didn't have anything to compare it to. Our room had plenty of storage but the balcony ... Read more
4/15
well this was our first ever cruise for me and my girlfriend who are both 22. we booked it up in september with an all ... Read more
Amazing! menoname
4/15
This was our first cruise and it was fantastic! The service was impeccable! The room was great, we had a stateroom with ... Read more
Amazing Vacation! cookingfor5
4/15
This was our first cruise. It was to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary so we left the kids at home! We picked ... Read more
Liberty of the Seas Review - April 25, 2015 5 days Belize and Cozumel Husband and wife, early 40’s ... Read more

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4/15
This was my first cruise with my wife, we went to support a friend who is disabled and confined to an electric ... Read more
I was getting nervous with all the negative reviews and well known SNAFUs of dining reservations on Quantum. But, I ... Read more
First Time Cruiser Beachgirlfla
4/15
We very much enjoyed our sailing from 4/20-24/2015. Smooth sailing in all categories. We boarded the ship quickly, ... Read more
Disappointing 12carrie78
4/15
This cruise wasn't all bad, so I'll write about the good and the bad. Good: very clean. wonderful, friendly staff. ... Read more
Disappointing 12carrie78
4/15
This cruise wasn't all bad, so I'll write about the good and the bad. Good: very clean. wonderful, friendly staff. ... Read more

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My girlfriend and I had reservations across from the Johnson Space center at the Microtel hotel, some 40mins away from ... Read more
4/15
My husband and I went on the April 19-26 Eastern Caribbean RC Freedom of the Seas 7 night cruise leaving out of Port ... Read more
4/15
I returned home yesterday from my 1st cruise. This was an incentive trip that my wife had earned through her direct ... Read more
I would ideally like to give this cruise 4.5 but I am not allowed. It was almost a perfect holiday and the value for ... Read more
This was our first cruise and we selected this ship because of the length of the trip as well as the ports included. We ... Read more

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1) I must've understood wrong but I was expecting to be able to get a different drink package every day. I didn't want ... Read more
Our holiday began one day prior, stayed at the Holiday Inn, The Rocks, Sydney. I was beside myself when I saw my new ... Read more
Ok But Not Wow Ambersview
4/15
It was our first cruise and we travelled with a group of 6 couples and kids from 2-17 yrs. we liked the social aspect ... Read more
4/15
I have never written a review before but this forum was so helpful to me that I want to help someone else. My husband ... Read more
Fantastic! onehorsemedia
4/15
We decided to try a seven day cruise to see if we liked it. Well that was an understatement, we LOVED it! Radiance of ... Read more

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