We choose this cruise because our December Cruise to the Far east was cancelled because of illness. We need to get some Vitamin D after another winter in Chicago, but it was mild winter as far as temps and snow.
Since we had to send our pictures and credit card information weeks before the cruise for pre-boarding documents in made embarking quite painless. We had 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM boarding slot. When we got to the pier there were two couples in front of us with luggage. The porter took the luggage, we proceeded through security quickly. I thought we would have to stand in line for our ship passes, etc. I asked a crew member were our Sea Passes were, and she indicated they were at our stateroom.
From the time were left our hotel which was only 1.5 half away to our stateroom was like 30 minutes. Great job Celebrity on streamlining the boarding process.
Well done after 2019 refurb. Another 6 inches between the bed and the wall would have been nice., Chairs on the balcony were really not that comfortable. Stateroom was nicely decorated.
St Thomas the jewelry capital of the Caribbean, pesky shop owners trying to get you to come in to buy their jewelry. We did visit a shop in St Thomas, The Golden Star on Dronningens Gade AKA as Drakes Passage. We have bought jewelry from them on several occasion and always have been satiisfied. My wife is not a big fan of large stone or pieces, since she is petite, plus she doesn,t want to always worry about losing something
Just did a walk about bought some spices for friends at home