I had an overnight flight to Dubai I found out later that a lot of people on the flight were taking the cruise. I arrived at the airport picked up the case and after clearing customs were met out side in Arrivals by a Royal Caribbean rep. ...
We decided to try Royal Caribbean Arabian Gulf cruise because the weather in the area would be warm but not to hot at this time of year.
The embarkation was not too bad, we arrived in Dubai about 7.30 after an overnight flight from ...
I have just returned from a 7 day cruise out of Dubai on RCCL's Vision of the Seas.
She is an older ship that carries 2,500 people. A size and age that I usually love. Sadly, Vision was rather tired. Despite the best attempts of the ...
Excellent value and the ship was brand new. Getting on board was seamless. Better than usual entertainment. Went to ports we would not normally choose, Oman & Kochi. Even though it's a huge ship it was not crowded. There were no ...
I chose this cruise because it is a new ship that is quite contemporary and full of technology. Plus I always wanted to see Dubai, India and Singapore, so they were the highlight of the trip. I had an amazing experience on the cruise: The ...
My wife and I have just finished our cruise on RCCL “Ovation of the Seas “.
We boarded the ship in Barcelona and disembarked in Dubai , we wish we would have got off in Rome (which was the first port of call ) .
We have been "Loyal to Royal" for over 20 years. This was the worst cruise of our life.
Cruise Director poor at best. When describing Suez Canal all that was said was " sand and more sand, lots of sand". Would have ...
It has been on my bucket list for years to sail thru the Suez Canal and my husband and I decided to book on Explorer of the Seas sailing from Barcelona.
Embarkation was fairly swift and our balcony cabin was excellent. It was kept very ...
Friendly and on the whole, helpful staff
No corkage fee for any wine you bring to the restaurant.
Very spacious room, (But we paid a premium for a Junior Suite)
Very generous shipboard credit given in lieu of not ...
THIS cruise was certainly a weird one, perhaps memorable more for the things that went wrong than right.
It was our first run-out with Royal Caribbean (although our 13th cruise in all) unimaginatively entitled “14-night Suez Canal ...
I've cruised with RCL for 25 years. This ship is almost as old. It's time to invest in a new "Vision size ships" for exotic ports, rather than the mega ships. Loyal cruisers need better. The 4th deck smelled like 15 frat guys ...
This was our first taste of Royal Caribbean having cruised on Cunard and Celebrity.
The booking was many months in the planning and was looked forward with much excitement.
Thinking that this brand new ship with the “WOW” ...
To be fair all I have to compare to is NCL having taken 3 different cruises on NCL (and not been THAT impressed with those). This ship however is dated with much less in amenities, dining choices than what I became used to. The NCL ships ...
We spent 29 nights in Quantum, sailing from New York to Dubai on the first two legs of her repositioning from the US to China. I’ve waited a month to write this review, in order to try and give as balanced a view as possible.
WHO WE ARE:
- Sandra (me): 33yo, works as consultant, from Brussels (Belgium)
- Adrienne (my mother): 63yo, retired, from Brussels (Belgium)
- Not our first cruise on RCCL (we are both Platinum) but our first trip to the Middle East.
Our cabin was fantastic. Large, and next to the stairs and elevator, so easy to get to the spa and fitness center. Large balcony and high quality deck furniture. The only noise was when people above us moved deck chairs, but not a big ...
First let us introduce ourselves we are a married Egyptian couple with no children living in Kuwait I work in investment banking and my wife is a freelance graphic designer.
We came across the Dubai cruise by chance and the booking was ...
First a little about us, we are a couple in our late 40's/early 50's with no children, husband is a chef and is fully aware of the logistics required to provide quality meals to hundreds of people! This was our 9th cruise all of which ...
Firstly, for those who have read my previous reviews I hope I've demonstrated that my comments are as objective as possible and where possible as positive as I can be. This review is based on my expectation for the price we paid. Had I ...
Here's some info about Serenade and cruising her with children. I couldn't find much before I went. We are 2 adults and one 9 year old boy. So, in no particular order:
I bought the soda cup and bottled water package. Total waste of ...
We had already spent 2 days in Dubai prior to embarkation. We arrived at the Cruise Terminal at about 11 am and our check-in was smooth and quick. We were able to get to our stateroom at midday so we went and had a drink first before a ...
We had the good fortune to be on this Royal Caribbean ship for the cruise around the Arabia
Starting in Dubai.
This was our first time on Royal Caribbean but hopefully not our last, the ship is in good order throughout. Compares ...
Prior to the cruise I had linked up with others via the Roll Call. As a solo traveller this was a way of getting to know others prior to sailing. We met at the Sky Bar on sailaway and often met up during the cruise, either on various ...
Just back from a 7 day cruise from Dubai on the Serenade of the seas. Starting with embarkation: Very chaotic, we had an overnight flight and was taken to the Hyatt hotel for breakfast and booking in process, but they had run out of sea ...
just off Serenade of the Seas after 7 nights in the Middle East.
Overall a very enjoyable experience. Spent 2 nights pre cruise in Dubai, and wished we had longer as so much to see and do. stayed in Traders Hotel which was okay for 2 ...
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