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The Sky is inferior to my last last 2 Carnival ships, Liberty and Victory in every way. Outside cabin was just like the outside I had 18 yrs ago on a Dolphin Cruise liner (which was 50 yrs old). A cramped box. They advertise a refrigerator in your room which would have been an upgrade to Carnival however the fridge is for their rediculously priced mini bar which they insisted on putting all the liquor/soda they were so proud of back in every day and taking our stuff out, (how rude could they be) The freestyle cruising is just their way of saying we wont have YOUR table ready when you want it. You can wait 15-20 minutes. Try doing that when you are used to walking in to YOUR table when you want. We had no assigned waiter therefore no waiter to pamper us for his tip. A big difference there. The only food everyone really liked was french fries, (go figure) I had been telling my daughter that she could have Lobster and when she asked for one, was told no! Those were all the upsides to the cruise. The real sad part was at the first port of Freeport. The Bahamians must really be hurting because the would not leave you alone. Simply a bunch of beggars nagging you til you bought something or walked off. My wife collects personalized golf balls and bought a sleeve not realizing that the only thing personalized was the clear box they came in. When she realized and bought them back 3 minutes later they would not give her her 15.00 back. Then the real upsetting thing happenned at Port Lucaya in Freeport we went out to the beach and stopped into the Prop Club for a drink. We had a beer and a mixed drink which came to 13.50, bad enough. I gave a 50.00 dollar bill and Big Wally gives me change for 20.00. I protested and showed them that all I had on me was 50 dollar bills and made them count their till but they are all in it together. They figure these people are here for three hours and can't fight anything. So don't waste your money at 13.50 for 1 bottle of beer and a mixed drink or make sure you know what you give them and they know what you give them if you bother to drink there. Also arrival and getting of the ship was a mess. We cleared customs at 11:30 am.

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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review by katylar

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2009
  • Destination: Bahamas
The Sky is inferior to my last last 2 Carnival ships, Liberty and Victory in every way. Outside cabin was just like the outside I had 18 yrs ago on a Dolphin Cruise liner (which was 50 yrs old). A cramped box. They advertise a refrigerator in your room which would have been an upgrade to Carnival however the fridge is for their rediculously priced mini bar which they insisted on putting all the liquor/soda they were so proud of back in every day and taking our stuff out, (how rude could they be) The freestyle cruising is just their way of saying we wont have YOUR table ready when you want it. You can wait 15-20 minutes. Try doing that when you are used to walking in to YOUR table when you want. We had no assigned waiter therefore no waiter to pamper us for his tip. A big difference there. The only food everyone really liked was french fries, (go figure) I had been telling my daughter that she could have Lobster and when she asked for one, was told no! Those were all the upsides to the cruise. The real sad part was at the first port of Freeport. The Bahamians must really be hurting because the would not leave you alone. Simply a bunch of beggars nagging you til you bought something or walked off. My wife collects personalized golf balls and bought a sleeve not realizing that the only thing personalized was the clear box they came in. When she realized and bought them back 3 minutes later they would not give her her 15.00 back. Then the real upsetting thing happenned at Port Lucaya in Freeport we went out to the beach and stopped into the Prop Club for a drink. We had a beer and a mixed drink which came to 13.50, bad enough. I gave a 50.00 dollar bill and Big Wally gives me change for 20.00. I protested and showed them that all I had on me was 50 dollar bills and made them count their till but they are all in it together. They figure these people are here for three hours and can't fight anything. So don't waste your money at 13.50 for 1 bottle of beer and a mixed drink or make sure you know what you give them and they know what you give them if you bother to drink there. Also arrival and getting of the ship was a mess. We cleared customs at 11:30 am.
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