Review by mntho12

Not overwhelmed

In response to review, CrusinTim says ...

With the RCCL "My time dining", you can select your dining times when you are completing the online "Check-In" process at the RCCL website. When you are online at the RCCL website filling in required info such as name, address and passport info, you will come across a page where you can select dining times for each individual day of your cruise. We did that on the Jewel and the Brilliance last year and never had to wait to be seated. Just thought this might help when booking your next RCCL cruise ;)

Tags: Royal Caribbean Caribbean - Western Freedom of the Seas

3 Answers

Thanks for the review, mntho12. Keep in mind that dining gratuities are shared among all dining service staff on the ship, including the crew in the Windjammer.

Yes. But we didn't know what time we wanted to eat each day. The point - for us, was to go when we were ready that day. We may have been having fun by the pool, or in Mexico. We wanted the choice to go when we were ready - not make reservations a week in advance. But I understand what you're saying. It just didn't work for us.


Yes I understand - however, we were never approached or assisted in Windjammer by servers. The staff cleared our table when we left.

Like I said, maybe it was an off week. This was the first cruise we have ever "pre-paid" gratuities, and the difference in service was very noticeable.


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