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Transatlantic Independence of the Seas Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Lovely ship, excellent crew and food

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churchofcake
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to get across the Atlantic without flying. This ship has exceeded our expectations. I love that even though they refurbished it, they have preserved the deck where you can walk around the whole ship outside and the stream/sauna changing room in the fitness center is still open to everyone. It doesn’t feel like the money grab that some do. The food has been consistently excellent, ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Making Friends Was The Highlight of a Boring Cruise

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Schiller2017
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It pains us to say that this was the worst cruise experience encountered and we have used 5 cruise lines and are Diamond Members with RCCL. Thr cruise was meant to be special for us but was simply a disappointment from day one which then just got worse. The ship looks fine from outside and a joy to look at. Day one emabarkation was excellent, however and accident on day one due to the ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


1st time cruise GREAT EXPERIENCE

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Welshcruiser1
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

As a family of 7 we had 3 separate cabins with balcony. It was great to have the balcony rooms to experience the ship saying into towards the islands/locations we were visiting. The cabins were comfortable for sleeping. We could have done with more storage space for our 2 weeks work of clothes. The dining experience was fantastic thanks to the 2 at tentative waiters in the Main Dining room. In ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Traveled with children


Crossing the pond!

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Janda7
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are a retired couple who enjoy cruising, so decided to cross the Atlantic to Florida, via the Caribbean, to enjoy some sunshine & heat. Embarking was straightforward, although there seemed to a be lot of people who apparently don't realise that the crew have a hard job getting the ship ready for pax. We actually saw from our hotel room, people arriving, expecting to board the ship at 09.15 ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


So many ways this exceeded expectations

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Marconi661
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Having booked this cruise with friends I didn't look at the reviews until after. Well I can tell you that initially myself and another in our party started to get bad vibes from the reviews. However, seriously I found the whole experience to be amazing and often reflected on how any little things were done to exceed expectations. ALL the staff were so friendly and genuinely helpful, they would go ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Fab transatlantic

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CrazyKat89
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

I want start of by saying I suffer from alot of chronic illness, Fibromyalgia being one so I'm hoping this review will help anyone else who has similar issues! We arrived at the port at 11 and we were on the ship within 20 mins! We were surprised when we first arrived to find we had Ken Jones as our CD as we were supposed to have Tim Connor. Considering Ken had been brought on only a week ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Traveled with disabled person


Nice ship; a few problems

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osmund65
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This is the first time we went T/A and at the price we found it great value. I booked through Cruise 1st and i had not one problem. Embarkation at Southampton was no problem. Busy but only to be expected.The Indy has a wow factor when you board and is a very nice ship. We had an outside cabin on deck 2 cabin 6260 and it was very nice and also very quite.D.D. our cabin stewart was excellent. ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Very enjoyable cruise.

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Gillers1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our third consecutive transatlantic cruise on Indy. We were really looking forward to seeing all the new additions to the ship following the amplification (thats what RCI call it). We were astonished to discover that the cabins had not been touched as they are looking extremely tired and dated. Our cabin was kept excepiinally clean by our wonderful cabin steward V. He was ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


If this had been my first transatlantic cruise if would have been my last

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sunset481
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

In the past five years we have done two transatlantic cruises per year on the Navigator of the Seas. It was not available (supposedly being refurbished - hopefully better than the supposed refurbishment they just completed on the Independence of the Seas). 1. The food in the main Dining room was mediocre at best. Length of time for overall service resulted in missing some of the evening ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


Sadly too packed with people with extra cabins added

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chrisgreen
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this ship because we wanted to be in the USA in plenty of time to visit our son for Thanksgiving and we had sailed with this line before on Navigator of the seas and enjoyed it - we were staying for 8 weeks in the USA and we have used a cruise ship to go over and back before and it was great to avoid the long haul flights. For a disabled cabin 6324 was a lovely size and plenty of room ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


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