This is my 8th cruise with RCI. First one was back in 1997 on Majesty. Over the years I have seen a lot of changes, some not really for the better. It felt a bit like a Butlins at sea at times. I picked this cruise for the itinerary and that was not disappointing overall. We visited Sydney, Brisbane, Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Darwin and Singapore. We stayed in cabin 9589 which is an inside with virtual balcony.
Smooth check in
Classic drinks package was well worth it
Cabin was good, bit small but we expected that.
Cruise package was very good value for money
Staff work as hard as always to give the best service
Ship looks tired in parts and is getting quite rusty
Food is not what it used to be I'm afraid, choice and quality not what it was.
Ship too big to get in to most of the ports which means more tenders.
Tender service not great and we lost time ashore because of it.
Entertainment not what is used to be either. Very hit and miss ranging from excellent to not very good at all.
Compact and bijoux ! Not a problem for us. Plenty of room for our belongings. No complaints. Liked the virtual balcony, better than a normal inside cabin.