Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Bigger is not always better!!!

Sail Date: January 01, 2009

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

This was my 4th cruise on Royal Caribbean and they have changed over the last few years. Since the independence of the seas costed 900 million to build, they're now going to a la carte system. The newest fee is 3% in the casino to access your own cash!!! I had to complain at the front desk to get my fuel surcharge refunded even though other passengers have received their refunded. They discounted both the Royal and Sam Adams Beer which are the best beers on the ship. For dinner, the table sat 14 people which made the service subpar. Very disappointed, will consider other cruise lines in the future.

Pros: Very clean

Cons: 3% surcharge in the casino, Beverages are expensive and some activites cost money

Recommends Independence of the Seas? No.

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