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Royal Caribbean Southampton Cruise Reviews

Owner's Suite on Freedom of the Seas
Floating Cabana at Coco Beach Club in Coco Cay
Lime & Coconut pool bar
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Post Covid British Isles Cruise - some changes but overall very good

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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cbowls30
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We decided to book a british isles cruise as we needed a break and have not been able to get to our usual cruise destination of the carribbean in nearly two years. We are two adults with no children and cruise Royal/NCL and Carnival mainly. Embarkation; We expected this to take a bit longer than usual due to covid requirements but it was actually very smooth and we were on the ship from ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


British Isles Cruise Surpise

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Mick B
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Originally, I booked this cruise for May 2021 for my wife's birthday as she wanted to go to see the Norwegian Fjords and we both thought that with covid still around, the ports of call would not have too many travellers, so thought this was the right time to do this trip and let everyone else go to spain etc. However, we got wind in early 2021 that this cruise would be cancelled, so we got it ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Cruising is back in the UK

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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iskabella
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I chose this cruise because it required double vaccination for all guests over 18, PCR tests before departure, mask wearing and reduced capacity. I found the systems in place very reassuring and felt safe being onboard a ship with 1600 other guests, despite mostly staying away from crowds for the last 16 months. The new style muster 2.0 on phones is a massive improvement and reduced the need to ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Nice to be back onboard after so long

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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custard75
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We actually sailed on the 15th August but that was populated on here as France and Spain but we sailed around the UK so I selected the week before! Embarkation was slow due to the checking of vaccines and COVID tests. As the Covid tests were carried out by their preferred supplier, Eurofins and the results were sent to them, this surely could have flagged up as competed. I think they will need ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with disabled person


An empty ship all to yourself!

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Neilf19740
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise as all passengers needed to be from the UK, fully vaccinated and have passed a PCR test within 3 days of travel. This gave confidence that it would actually be safer to go cruising than stroll around the local shopping centre (where masks appear to have been abandoned). Another factor for this cruise was that it wouldn't be full. In fact, there were less than 1,000 ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


First time cruise and last time with RCI

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transatlantic

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grayruan
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I saw this cruise on TV Cruise 1st channel and booked for the transatlantic voyage to the Caribbean. The fact that it was due to visit Islands that I had previously been to in my teens when I was a young seafarer sailing on cargo ships, before everything went in containers, it was to be a nostalgic voyage as well as my first cruise. Needless to say myself and travel partner arrived at ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Not quite what we expected

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transatlantic

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georgemac145
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was cut to 11 days due to bad weather on previous cruise. RCI did offer a price reduction - pro rata - or a full refund to be used towards a future cruise. Apparently full cash refunds were offered, but we did not know this at the time. Anyway we decided to go despite the change which meant we only visited one Caribbean Island instead of four. Summary: barding was excellent and on ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Disorganised 3-day cancelation and reservation

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transatlantic

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kikaan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of transatlantic Miami destination with four stops in Caribbean islands. One week before departure we were informed that the cruise would depart 3 days later than planned because of storm weather at its position then. Three of the island stops were thus canceled. We had the opportunity to cancel and be reimbursed of change our travel plans to Southampton from Barcelona ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


A real eye opener as to how Royal Caribbean views its UK customers

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Transatlantic

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gettinold
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This review isn't so much about the ship. More about the way Royal Caribbean went about showing how little they care about their British customers. We found out a few days before leaving that this trip was going to be cut short by 3 days, supposedly because of bad weather. A strange excuse because when you book a cruise, you are told that these ships are so large that they can handle any ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Dancing With The Captain !!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to Canary Islands

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Icantthinkofone
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Remember this song ?There was no land in sight !!!! October 25th was quite a nice day to embark on our 11 night cruise to the Canaries I have been on this cruise many times and couldn't wait to sail. Embarkation was reasonable but being Diamond does not seem to have that preferential treatment it used to ....sadly . Once onboard we were able to go straight to the cabin which was one of ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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