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travelana
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Allure of the Seas 9/13-9/20/2015 After so many months of reading everyones reviews, comments and ideas, it was finally our turn to cruise the Med on the Allure. Having never done the itinerary or such a large ship, I had to rely on ... Read more
Hopalong60
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This cruise is one with a majority of Texans on it due to the port. We were one of the minority being from the Pacific Northwest (PDX). Because of the makeup of the guests, there was a lot of country western music in the bars and the big ... Read more
JennyFireEngine
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were travelling for a surprise birthday party for our relative which was held on board the cruiser. The ship was exceptional, furnishings and decoration throughout the ship was first class with every detail thought out, not only design ... Read more
ewormuth
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My sister and I recently did an Alaska cruise on Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas. I was part of a group that was having a genealogy conference on board, so I got a great group rate with an upgrade to a deluxe ocean view room with a ... Read more
njbaseball
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The Rhapsody of the Seas is showing its age. But so is it's crew. Compared to newer designs, Rhapsody of the Seas doesn't feel large enough for the capacity it holds. But beyond that, other gripes emerge. The food in the main dining room ... Read more

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WrittenOnYourHeart
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1,409 forum post
3 helpful votes
Background: I am a Disney Cruise Line girl through and through, but the group I was traveling with uses Royal Caribbean, so I was giving it a try. Sixth cruise overall, first on Royal Caribbean. Overall I found the Radiance to be a ... Read more
Atlasmc74
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just completed our cruise on Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas, along with several friends. Our previous cruise experience had been on NCL and Cunard, and while it is difficult to make a comparison between lines based on the ... Read more
HeatP0418
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
I will never forget this wonderful ship and the amazing staff that all played a part of an amazing vacation! We took this cruise as a family vacation/wedding/honeymoon event. I have never felt so important and appreciated in my life! ... Read more
Barkley2007
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We sailed, along with 21 other family members, on the IOS from 19-26 Jul 15. This was our 8th cruise on Royal Caribbean. Overall, we had a great time on the IOS. A few things were disappointing. We didn't meet our room attendant until ... Read more
ansoninc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
161 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have cruised about 3 times before off the east coast, but nothing compares to Alaska. I plan on going back for an more extended tour soon. The Jewell needs to change their carpeting because it looks like worn out carpet from an old ... Read more

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Host Anne
Member Since 2000
24 reviews
6,918 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second time sailing Oasis and it was a somewhat different experience from the first. Several factors came into play. The first time we were sailing alone and this time we were part of a small group. Our first sailing was an ... Read more
highlander150
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As Diamond members who have had numerous cruises with Royal Caribbean, we were anticipating a Quantum cruise to be the best ever. We were greatly disappointed. The staff was poorly trained, with a couple of exceptions (our cabin steward ... Read more
CTFireChief
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
My first cruise on Brilliance and one of only a handful on RCCL. To begin our Scandinavian cruise I parked at Park Plus at JFK for $228 for 14 days. Not bad for NYC, but I later learned that they have Groupons as well! We then flew on ... Read more
ALY TOLBA
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
My trip is not over, yet I am motivated to write this review by my experience so far. I've been to several cruises before. I also am in the hospitality business back home. I am 66 years old and I know this cruise could have been more ... Read more
mary3914
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
I knew going into this (won trip from work) that cruising was not my thing. But, oh well it is free and I was bring my sister as I had one for two. Then the nightmare begins. The first night is the main dinning room was the start. NY ... Read more

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Javacruiser
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1,317 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
I organized a group of 26 guys for a 3 day bachelor party at sea on the RCCL Majesty of the Seas. I have taken about a dozen cruises, mostly on Carnival..... and all on bigger, newer ships. I went into this cruise expecting nothing ... Read more
oregoncruiser1952
Member Since 2011
1 review
89 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
I have been on the Freedom twice and she is a Beautiful ship .I had the best time and it is also very clean and the Piano Bar is the Best on the ship . Food is A+, The service was great I do have a small gripe though . I bought the Soft ... Read more
Sehyg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
Where to start!!! A positive..... There are 2!!! We will rock you was incredible. I have seen this show 3 times before. The vocals were outstanding. (Although timings weren't great). The 2nd positive is the online check in. All very easy. ... Read more
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norwane
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
187 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
This was our first trip to the IOS. My first cruise, 5 years ago, had been the Navigator. That was 5 days, and we just weren't 'wowed' by the ship or the staff. So, I hoped that they would be a better experience. The IOS did not ... Read more
Katzcruising
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
I wanted to write a review on the Royal Weddings, because I really couldn't find anything substantial before I got married and I felt that they needed a new review. My husband and I were married on the Oasis on April 25, 2015 - we ... Read more

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bri1164
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I (both 50) cruised April 20-26 (Mon-Sat) out of Tampa on Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas with stops in Grand Cayman and Cozumel. We flew direct from Manchester NH to Tampa on Southwest. Our flight landed on ... Read more
TSIncentive
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
I returned home yesterday from my 1st cruise. This was an incentive trip that my wife had earned through her direct sales business. As a result, I know my experience will differ from others who have been on this cruise. The Majesty of ... Read more
Pat.D
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
65 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
I'm a regular cruiser and travel mostly solo with groups. Embarkation in San-Juan was a breeze. From the time my taxi dropped me off at the port until I was on board took less than 20 minutes, I never waited. This is one of the ... Read more
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Zookpr
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this cruise nine months in advance for me and my spouse. I considered it such a good value that I informed family and friends to join us. As soon as I decided to do this, all guests had to go through GROUP CRUISES. Two problems: ... Read more
Burgher61
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
We just returned from our 7 nights on the Adventure of the Seas. The ship was clean, the Solarium was beautiful. The staff and entertainment, good. The food was good, smaller portions which worked out well (I tend to eat whatever is ... Read more

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