Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Great service

Sail Date: August 23, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Guest services would not allow us to withdraw cash we deposited on account without restrictions. Of course, these restrictions were not discussed (written or verbal) when cash was deposited. I deposited the cash. I received a cash receipt with my name on it. Guest services actually indicated only my husband could withdraw. (Again cash receipt with MY name on it.) Some shows were good/some were lame. Food was delicious. Port shuttles overpriced. Take the time to research public transporation options and save money (particularly in Venice). Cruise line does not offer any public transportation information and actually attempted to stop us from proceeding to a public bus in one city.

Pros: Room attendants, waiters, all service was great

Cons: Alcohol prices. This is the only game in town. Drinks, beers, etc. very high priced.

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? Yes!

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Service and Staff
Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

Don't Miss: The Duomo, Accademia Museum
Dubrovnik, Croatia
The steps at the wall will test you if you are overweight, a smoker or elderly. Views, etc. are not to be missed.
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France
Venice, Italy
For only one euro, you can take the "People Mover" from the cruise port to the Piazzale Roma in Venice. At this stop, you can access the water bus (city bus) called the Vaporetto.
Don't Miss: Murano, St. Mark's Square
Salerno (Naples), Italy

Don't Miss: Pompeii, Amalfi Coast

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