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Independence of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Review for Independence of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2022

Kids outnumbered adults 8 to 1. If you want to know what a Disney Cruise is like, this was for you. LINES everywhere, don't get into a hurry, you had to wait for everything, alot of this was due to kids. ex: mom with 4 kids in buffet line trying to figure out what each child wanted to eat, while 2 of the kids were running around screaming. Staff wasn't knowledgeable, ex: at Coco Cay, asked one of the only staff members we could locate, where a particular area was, and received 20 seconds of silence and then a familiar statement we heard from alot of crew members during the cruise, "I don't know". Room attendant continually knocked on our door asking when we were leaving, like 3 times in an hour.

Luggage attendant upon arriving at the port, first thing out of her mouth was "I accept tips". She then forgot to properly tag our luggage, causing a piece of luggage to get lost, resulting in, you guessed it, standing in a 45 minute line at guest services. Too many trips to guest services, resulting in LINES and waiting , to get them to properly fix our sailing card so it would work while on board.

On embarkation, the cruise line had a system in place (on paper) that made sense, but as usual once it started, chaos ensued with everyone wanting to leave before their assigned time. The crew members we passed were not sure what was going on, or just turned a blind eye to the chaos.

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