499 Jewel of the Seas Tips

heppster1

Aug 24, 2021

Just know you will have to be back on the boat by 7:30pm. You do not need an excursion everywhere you go esp. Mykonos and Rhondes since you pull right up to the ports unless you have something far you want to see.

bsanchez12

Aug 08, 2021

Book shore excursions early!!!! Also make sure you get familiar with the layout. It gets kinda confusing.

mrbaker1979

Mar 25, 2020

If you don’t like smaller ships, I wouldn’t recommend this one.

gordon15

Mar 10, 2020

Pick a cruise with few sea days as there’s not much to do on board

Roybark

Feb 06, 2020

Do and wear what your comfortable with. If it means wearing a second hand creased tux (as the majority seem to do) floats your boat then go for it. What is really annoying are the sideway glances at those that don't, even though we were wearing Armani slacks and shirt and my partner wearing her Louboutin shoes and bag, totally out of order and pathetic!

Jojolinks

Jan 30, 2020

Spent additional days in Dubai

KateJ38

Jan 27, 2020

The RC shore excursions were excellent - enjoyed every single one

Schormans

Jan 22, 2020

Just do it to understand this ship has everaything to offer!

beckydurstenfel

Jan 17, 2020

If you want to use internet, try to get the perk of free unlimited internet when you book.

janvh

Jan 17, 2020

When there's a storm at sea, go to the pool tables on deck 6 to see how they're stabilising to make sure the balls don't roll by themselves.

stormytexas

Jan 12, 2020

Take the time to explore the ship, check out the restaurants and enjoy the amenities. The on board shopping was pretty poor, but it almost always is.

jedesnoyers

Jan 11, 2020

Enjoy everything on the ship

cruiseonline

Jan 07, 2020

Bring swimming wear in carry on on the first day to get maximum pool time

jillb4

Dec 03, 2019

don't waste your money or time in Chops

ernimart

Dec 03, 2019

Not for longer cruises, 3-5 days are OK.

Oregoncruiser

Nov 26, 2019

I would say choose another ship. RCI has ships that are much nicer and more comfortable ships with great food and wonderful entertainment.

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