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Spectrum of the Seas Review

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Maiden Voyage has many issues

Review for Spectrum of the Seas to Trans-Ocean
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Gr3k
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2019
Cabin: Junior Suite with Balcony
Music Hall - Tribute Band
I think Jar Jar from Star Wars snuck onboard

This cruise completed around the world cruising for my husband and I. It had a similar itinerary as one we booked in 2017 with 2 other couples. Unfortunately, serious illnesses in the other couples forced us to cancel that cruise. All are now healthy and we tried again. Very excited about being the first to sleep in the bed, eat at that table, see a show in the theatre etc. We sailed from Barcelona to Singapore. That constituted 2 cruises by RCCL. We soon found out maiden voyages are not without many issues. But first they many positive things:

We loved our Silver Jr. Suite. This was cruise #27 for us and this was our favorite cabin. It came with perks we didn't expect like access to Silver lounge which we thoroughly enjoyed. We were told that the silver lounge and the gold lounge would be taken out once the ship reached Shanghai its home port. The 2 lounges will be made into VIP gambling lounges instead.

We loved trying new things: (1) North Star which we did twice. Once taking lots of pictures and once just for the enjoyment of being 300 feet above the ocean and seeing the sides and top of the ship from a whole new view. (2) I-Fly the skydiving simulator. It was fun and really didn't warrant the nerves that led up to entering cylinder. (3) Bumper cars at sea. Have not been on bumper cars in 20 maybe 30 years. Much nicer than any from past.

Cabin Review

Junior Suite with Balcony

Cabin J4

I posted picures of the cabin yesterday. It was a wonderful way to spend 30 days onboard.

Port Reviews

Naples

Not a lot of time in Amalfi. Did boat trip along coast and was beautiful.

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