"So this cruise was for my husband's 50th birthday. Many cruises didn't happen before this one due to Covid. I had orginally booked this cruise on Brillance of the Seas. It got upgraded to Independence of the Seas..."Read More
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Cruise on the Odyssey of the Sea, 9/11/21
On Saturday, 9/11/21, we flew into Ft. Lauderdale on Delta, arriving at 9:15 AM. Our boarding time was not until 12:30 PM so we sat in the Delta terminal until 11:30 AM and then took a taxi to the port arriving around noon. Taxi ride was $16 plus tip. It was not very crowded at checkin and we had to stop at several stations and they looked at our ...
We picked the Odyssey if the Seas
• New Ship
• Departure Port
• Royal Cruise Line
We liked the idea of being in the US and that we will still be able to return to Canada by land if something happens. This is our first travel in almost 2 years.
Embarkation is smooth and so is departure.
Specialty dining is OK. We like Chops and Chef’s table. We did Teppanyaki and ...
We thoroughly enjoyed 8 nights on the Odyssey. This was our second cruise during the pandemic. Two weeks prior, we cruised with a competitor cruise line. The Covid protocols on Royal Caribbean appeared far superior. In defense of the first cruise line, they have ramped up their protocols due to the prevalence of the Delta variant. Things may be very different today.
We took a rapid Covid test ...
So this cruise was for my husband's 50th birthday. Many cruises didn't happen before this one due to Covid. I had orginally booked this cruise on Brillance of the Seas. It got upgraded to Independence of the Seas then to Odyssey of the Seas. As many of you know these were huge upgrades. Don't get me wrong I love Brillance of the Seas and have been on it a few times but to go from that ship to ...