First Cruise, had a blast

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: May 01, 2008
Ship: Vision of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 7 years ago
First cruise ever. Flew down to LA, caught the shuttle bus to the port, got on...no problems. Awesome ship, friendly staff. Drinks were expensive but that was anticipated. Overall, a good time.

Party scene was lacking, especially for the younger crowd. I'm 22, went there with a group in the same age bracket and it seemed like we were closing down the lounge/dance club/whatever you want to call it...everynight. Lame. The first night we hit it pretty hard, a drink fell on the dance floor (after the DJ had asked not to have the drinks on the floor) and a couple of staff in uniform came out, asking several of us "why did you drop the glass??". Hahaha, yeah right buddy :) So, the ship "police" made it a little disappointing, especially after we had dropped $500 in patron and mixed drinks THAT night. But things picked up a little more the rest of the cruise and there were no further issues. Regardless, the party was always a bit slow and far less than expected. I think a cheaper cruise may be required to attract the younger and more party friendly crowd.

Carnival is what we're trying next.

Pros: Food, Staff

Cons: Cruise Police?

Recommends Vision of the Seas? Yes!

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