552 Symphony of the Seas Tips


Sep 01, 2021

Think long and hard about going during Covid with mask restrictions. Ship was closed off 66% of areas so even with 17% capacity filled, some venues hard to get into. Would never sail this ship or class again due to layouts of pool and suite level non perks.

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Aug 24, 2021

Make sure you download the app before the trip, and learn about all the different activities and buy the tours you like before embarkation day

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May 21, 2021

Book everything you can before you leave home so that you can just have an amazing time. We pre-booked the drinks package, internet, dinning package and most importantly show reservations. One other top tip - if you do buy the ultimate dining package then make sure to make your individual restaurant reservations soon after embarkation.

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May 02, 2020

If going to Perfect Day at Cocoa Cay get a Cabana on chill Island it was the highlight of our trip. We did not travel with children so the adult pampering was awesome. We had our own server for food and drinks. I felt guilty at first. She assured me all was well and to relax. We tipped her well and made great memories.

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Apr 20, 2020

For new cruisers: it would be to their benefit to book a room near the elevator which would eliminate you from walking one end of the ship to the other since the ship is like a city on the ocean. You will keep walking in the wrong direction, but being near an elevator will help give you a sense of direction.

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Mar 30, 2020

If you actually want to do the on-board activities, make sure that you read all the rules and plan your entire vacation around the limited windows to do them.

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Mar 21, 2020

Don’t be afraid of the size of this ship. We never felt overwhelmed or too crowded at any venue on this ship. Very good design.

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Mar 16, 2020

So much to do on the ship, even tough there id over 6,000 possible people on the ship, you never fell crowded except for the first day and last day on the ship (elevators).

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