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BonnieAdelaide
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
Thought it would be good to experience a short duration cruise on a new mega-ship after previous cruises on older and smaller ships. Cruise Director Joff Eaton was superb and the technology used throughout the ship was amazing. We had ... Read more
Haoie
Member Since 2010
1 review
1,043 forum post
15 helpful votes
We went as 2 friends in our early 30s. My 4th cruise, his first ever. Both first time with RCI and we were very impressed. Here are some general overviews of the highlights, various observations, and with tips on how to get the most out of ... Read more
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Coleman1921
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We thought that this would be a special cruise We are Platinum cruises with Princess. firstly they lost my luggage and I had to go and find it (I was in dirty clothes for over 24 hours) the customer service is very poor , my case was ... Read more
downunder9
Member Since 2009
12 reviews
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We decided to check out Ovation as we had cruised on Allure and loved it. As Allure will never get to Australia we were hoping that our go to ship might be the Ovation. Sadly, it was not to be !!! We have been supporters of RCCL ... Read more
sheikdean
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Windjammer food quality On this trip, we encountered the worst food quality and variety of all the cruises we have done on Royal Caribbean. Most times the food was a repeat, as if the kitchen had a fixed boring menu. Food had no ... Read more
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cruiseparas
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked this charter cruise 18 months in advance as we are a family of 5 (2adults, 11, 10, 7). We booked 2 x inside virtual balcony staterooms on Deck 8. We are RCI diamond members, and normally love Royal Caribbean. Boarding in ... Read more
chopper_1
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Boarding in Singapore was very good. There was minimal queuing coming through check-in, immigration, customs etc. We found our room pretty much by accident (right outside the lift we happened to get into) as there were no staff pointing ... Read more
Tastony2
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Having travelled Royal Caribbean twice before ( and Celebrity Cruises twice ), I was affected by the pre - cruise sales hype and booked as soon as the voyage to Australia was announced. I paid top price for a balcony cabin. Later on as ... Read more
Puggwash
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Finally a cruise line that has brought a New, large and affordable ship to Australia, Well done Royal Caribbean! Equipped with very modern, clean & comfortable cabins, good sized balconies with two reclining chairs, foot stools and ... Read more
Tellmeplease
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is a great ship to go cruising on and we have just completed a sector from Singapore to Fremantle. We had a large ocean view stateroom that was spacious and more than we had anticipated. Entertainment was of a very good standard and ... Read more
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msbsb
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We were excited to sail on the maiden voyage of Ovation of the Seas from Asia to Australia 30 November 2016. A six night cruise (a segment of a 15 night charter cruise by Cruiseco). There were many positives, but sadly, also many ... Read more
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Know nothing
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
6 day cruise repositioning I have been on 2 tiny 600pax ship as a beginner and loved the experience. So when this repositioning cruise from Singapore package appear, being the biggest, newest, technological advanced mega bling boat, ... Read more
dswiss
Member Since 2008
10 reviews
63 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We knew this was an older ship, but the price was right and the ports of call were interesting. Also, we've been on the mega ships and are a bit tired of the floating malls. We were looking forward to enjoy the real cruise feeling of the ... Read more
push the boat out
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
no time to see Perth as mix up with coach 2hrs late to ship. Ship very clean but old.full of over 80 year old. and Aussie using it as a floating hotel didn't even get off at port stayed on drinking. dining very short hours closed ... Read more
danlud
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Being an experienced cruiser with many different cruise lines, and as Diamond Club members of Royal Caribbean, my wife and I looked forward to this transatlantic journey for the ship, the food, the entertainment and for the stop in ... Read more
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Rocki50
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was my first transatlantic cruise and I loved it!!! I am only giving it a three star rating for the following reasons: We had a balcony stateroom. The shower smelled of mildew!!! One of the drawers in the desk was full of ... Read more
Lordlebky
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Having a home in England and a winter home in Florida we always cruise both both ways, in November and April. Usually the cruise lines try to make this repositioning cruise special but from the moment we boarded it had the feeling of a ... Read more
tracyjess
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Check in at Southampton was excellent, fast and efficient was able to upgrade our drinks package at the port which saved time on ship. We were pleased with our cabin, it was a good size and we had an excellent cabin steward. I had ... Read more
mcqueeney
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have previously undertaken this same trip on Independence of the Seas and found it to be relaxing and enjoyable. On this occasion it was less so due to: Ship - Was showing it's age and public areas had insufficient seating for the ... Read more
TravellingJordans
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise as we love Royal Caribbean and have have always been very happy with the cruise line. We are extremely loyal to the Company. But having said this they disappointed us this time as follows. - Major Security ... Read more
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kikaan
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise for its dates and the stop in Boston during which I would have had the opportunity to meet for lunch there with family members living in Rhode island. We are thankful for all the perks that our diamond status ... Read more
maryellenwalton
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
43 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
The disembarkation in Boston for non American guests was a fiasco, eventually got off the ship at 2.30 to return by 4.30. Needed more announcemnets. lots of passengers very disappointed as they had not been to Boston before. The ship ... Read more
teflonjmd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was our second transatlantic on RCI. In comparing to our last RCI transatlantic on Mariner OTS in 2013, we noticed quite a few changes......some not for the better. OVERALL: Just average. No WOW factor that Royal uses in their ... Read more
Cruisers6478
Member Since 2015
1 review
30 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are seasoned cruisers but this was our first Transatlantic. There were well over 700 Diamond Members on this cruise. They were more than willing to share their extensive cruise experiences, best ports of call and travel tips. ... Read more
Ah Noooooooo
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
Great Transatlantic cruise, nice ports of call, beautiful refurbished ship. Food in main dining room sub-par, though, and disappointing. Super, good-sized room, very clean. Calm seas, and warm temperatures, especially for November, would ... Read more
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