Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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3 out of 5

Almost a very good cruise

Sail Date: November 21, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Our aft cabin was smaller than expected but the large balcony was wonderful.

Very loud music in the Evening Lounge of Diamond Club on deck 6 ran until 3am each day at an audio level of a jet engine - the thump-thump-thump of the audio amps kept us awake. No reason for such hing amp settings. RCI needs to discipline its audio outputs in those rooms also on deck 9 where the setting is excessivly high.

No music channel in our cabin, and we missed it. Other ships now offer user-selectable music oiptions. 

Terrible Internet service - no better than dial-up bandwidth of the 1980s. RCI touts bow-to-stern WiFi on this ship but that is very misleading.  It should not take 15+- minutes togin (one day it was 4o+ minutes - I just gave up), or 9 minutes to download a 1.6MB file, or 20 minutes to upload a similar file. We wil not book on RCI again withour confirmation that broadband Internet service is available.

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Would have a higher rating except for the loud music late at night on deck 6 aft, no music channel, and terrible Internet service.
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Don;t book withour first checking for broadband Internet service and a music channel in your cabin.

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