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Independence of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1657 reviews
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Great service, super crowded - we all caught COVID

Review for Independence of the Seas to the Bahamas
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Ealanccruisers
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jun 2022
Cabin: Junior Suite
Traveled with children

This is our first cruise post pandemic. Our family of four managed to never get COVID these past couple of years…but the cruise did us in. Our throats felt sore during the car ride home, and 24 hours after that, the more severe symptoms kicked in. I did report it to the RCCL post cruise help desk just in case they’re keeping track.

Ship was very crowded…always lines in the promenade and buffet. MDR was also always full each night. Elevators were jammed packed, so we always took the stairs. I can see how the virus could easily spread. If you’re COVID conscious and wondering if it’s safe to cruise…I’d say not yet.

Staff was outstanding. We are platinum members and I have to say this was probably the best service of any cruise I’ve been on. Everyone was friendly, attentive and helpful. Most of the cruisers themselves were friendly as well.

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Junior Suite

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