Galveston port kinda rough

Liberty of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 31, 2016
Ship: Liberty of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9222
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Sailing from Galveston is kinda rough.  It's a long trip from the airport (IAH) and there is very little support  for Transfers through RCCL.  Between transportation and hotels on both ends of the cruise added about $1000 for 6 of us.

 

Also, our cruise itinerary was changed in order to avoid a tropical storm turned hurricane and, because of the home port location, there was very little in the way of options for alternative ports of call.  For cursing to the Caribbean I will chose the florida ports in the future as storms are frequently a possibility.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Large slides and flowRider have strict hight and weight restrictions. Some kids were very disappointed to find they could not ride. Be sure to check the restrictions and prepare them.

The kids slide, however, is better than the large slides...just a bit shorter.

3 out of 5
Beaches were uninviting given the brown water
3 out of 5
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