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American Independence (formerly Independence) Review

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Ship was not sea worthy!! Broke down costing 2 days of ports.

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to the USA
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Aug 2021

The ship was dated and really not sea worthy. It appeared as a rust bucket upon boarding and it was. The room was old and dated, crappy bed, filthy shower and bathroom area. The crew was all new and was really not trained to run a cruise ship. We were ripped off for 11,000. This was the absolutely worse money grabbing experience we have ever had. TOTAL ROBBERY!!!!

The redeeming factor was the food. There was only 2 nights of lame entertainment because the ship broke down and we were bused to the next port. The excursions ( added payment ) were a complete scam. This vacation was a total rip off. No response from the cruise line after calling several times for a partial refund. These people are thieves!!!!!!!! They also hire contracted slave labor working kids 16-18 hours a day. We will never cruise American again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They truly suck.

Cabin Review

filthy and dated beyond reproach. Couldn't even get toilet paper on 2 occasions.

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