on 7th Jan 2017
By Ruston, Oldbury, west midlands
My husband booked this cruise as a last minute surprise for my 30th birthday. he contacted the cruise line who arranged for champagne and strawberries to be delivered to our room free of charge, such a simple but lovely...
460 Views, 2 likes, 2 Comments
on 19th Dec 2016
By Marshall, Stockport
Having recently returned from our transatlantic cruise on independence of the seas, my wife and i can only look foreward to cruising on her again. hthe indi always seems to be a happy ship and the happines rubs off on its...
438 Views, 4 likes, 0 Comments
on 9th Jan 2010
By Smith, Skidby
Prior to myself wife and four children aged 23 months 9 12 and 16 years of age being forced to dissembark off the independance of the seas ,nothing remarkable had happened ,we had all enjoyed our stay on board along with...
34607 Views, 25 likes, 141 Comments
on 5th Mar 2011
By Richard, Lee-on-the-solent
We had no prior experience with royal caribbean. at the time of booking this 18 night cruise, all suite accommodation had been reserved, so we opted for a junior suite. cruise.co beat the competition to offer us a good...
16651 Views, 178 likes, 92 Comments
on 10th Apr 2012
By Pearce, Redditch
This report was delayed because shortly after our trip i had to go into hospital. but i think it’s worth reading. we went on the grand princess in july last year, which was a good experience starting from...
43305 Views, 367 likes, 72 Comments
on 13th Jul 2014
By Walker, Glasgow
Our family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 12 and 15 recently travelled on independence around the western med, and we found it a real mixed bag. we hadn't sailed from southampton before, and wouldn't do so again as the...
50989 Views, 316 likes, 68 Comments
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By Charlene Thackeray
We are over half way through January now and this is one of our busiest months in travel.You know what its like November and December are all Christmas, Christmas, Christmas! Once that is out the way along comes Blue Monday (yesterday) What better way to perk yourself up than booking a holiday.The one thing I have noticed in the last few years is the cost of cruising has really significantly dropped. Now you can get a Med cruise for less than staying in a 4* hotel for a week.On another note s...
Jan 17 2017 02:52:39:000PM
By Lily Canderton
Sea Legs that is!?If you are a seasoned cruiser the chances are you have but not everyone can handle the ship’s movement and although seasickness is hardly fatal, with symptoms such as nausea, stomach cramps and vomiting, it can certainly put a damper on your cruise funThe thought of Seasickness can be enough to stop new cruisers even setting foot on a ship but there are a few handy tricks to ease you throughGenerally speaking being midships in the lowest part of the ship – the n...
Jan 18 2017 07:48:05:000AM
By Alana Mills
I have blogged about this before as there have been an unacceptable number of deaths in Swimming pools on-board cruise ships and yet only Disney Cruise lines employed actual Life guards to monitor their pools.Well it looks like things are changing. At the end of December Royal Caribbean started advertising for Lifeguards on their ships.The Post Stated that candidates will need to perform rescue of Guests in danger of drowning and be vigilant to potential accidents. Will be trained to administ...
Jan 15 2017 11:04:38:000AM