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Scenic Opal Review

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Christmas Wonderland cruise - Amsterdam to Budapest 2019

Review for Scenic Opal to Europe River
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granton57
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019
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This was our first Scenic river cruise, which was advertised as a “Christmas Wonderland”. There wasn’t any Christmas wonderment about it. The only decorations were a tree in the entrance, one in the lounge and 2 foam snowflakes on the windows in the lounge. In the dining room a small table decoration per table. That was it, no lights etc. We parked next to a few ships who were beautifully decorated, lights, Santa’s etc. When questioned staff replied that Scenic wanted christmas minimalist!

Passengers went out and bought their own decorations including us to decorate their cabin and some made a point of taking them down to the table for lunch and dinner on Christmas Day.

On Christmas Day the only Christmas food was a turkey at lunch as the meat option, all other food was as usual.

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