Big Changes for Allure of the Seas: Sister Ship But NOT a Carbon Copy!

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That was a very interesting article.

Nice to see that they have added another free food venue and the 3D Movies will be neat.
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But will it still have the merry-go-round on the boardwalk?
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I am much more excited about the Guess store than Coach...

They should make these changes to the Oasis...I like the idea of the sausage place much better than the donuts...
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I wonder if the iPod dock will work with the iPhone... I know a lot of those things don't work with both items which always puzzles me, it is the same port, isn't it?
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You know, I stayed at a hotel recently with an iPod dock. When I first put my iPhone in it said "not compatible" ... but the MP3s played just fine, and it charged the battery! So I'd bet it'll probably work with the iPhone (and will let you know if we can find out for certain).


Originally posted by April-in-NC
I wonder if the iPod dock will work with the iPhone... I know a lot of those things don't work with both items which always puzzles me, it is the same port, isn't it?
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Very interesting article. Thanks for posting. Before, I really didn't care which ship we sailed on... I just wanted to be on ANY Oasis class ship. But these proposed changes kind of seal the deal for me. DH and I hate seafood and LOVE Mexican food (and the price is much better!), and I love the idea of a free hotdog stand. That makes the most sense anyway on a boardwalk.

It's not as if any of the changes are incredibly dramatic, but it does help in choosing which ship we'd prefer to sail on just for the fact that the Allure would have more of what we want.
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This appears to be minor changes in my opinion. There has to be much more in store for the future and I cant wait to read about it.
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3D movies will be great and so are the hot dogs, the music at Ritas Cantina is also good, I hope there is somewhere else we can get the coconut shrimp though. Overall, sounds good.
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Originally posted by tracyanns
I am much more excited about the Guess store than Coach...

They should make these changes to the Oasis...I like the idea of the sausage place much better than the donuts...
Do they charge for the donuts?
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Looks like our 2012 trip on the Allure of the Seas will be even better with the changes.. can't wait!
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Originally posted by tracyanns
I like the idea of the sausage place much better than the donuts...
Am I the only one who found this extremely funny???
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Originally posted by smoosh21
Do they charge for the donuts?
No they are free...and rather nice I thought...not too sweet after breakfast...or just before lunch...or in the afternoon...to tide me over till dinner
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Originally posted by mycko75

Originally Posted by tracyanns
I like the idea of the sausage place much better than the donuts...

Am I the only one who found this extremely funny???

Sounds like they could both be a good fit. Sounds like a theme cruise in the making...

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This is SO exciting! I must sail on both Oasis and Allure now. And Liberty is getting a broadway show now too!? So cool!
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Originally posted by Booking It
Very interesting article. Thanks for posting. Before, I really didn't care which ship we sailed on... I just wanted to be on ANY Oasis class ship. But these proposed changes kind of seal the deal for me. DH and I hate seafood and LOVE Mexican food (and the price is much better!), and I love the idea of a free hotdog stand. That makes the most sense anyway on a boardwalk.

It's not as if any of the changes are incredibly dramatic, but it does help in choosing which ship we'd prefer to sail on just for the fact that the Allure would have more of what we want.
That would seal the deal for me too but I am already booked for this november. oh well.
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Originally posted by Elizanessie
No they are free...and rather nice I thought...not too sweet after breakfast...or just before lunch...or in the afternoon...to tide me over till dinner
Fresh made or brought onboard similar to the donuts on other RCI ships...which are not so good....IM "donut lover" HO...
#20
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Cruised on Oasis in February and loved her but thought I probably wouldn't cruise on Allure any time soon. This article with the new tweaks have probably changed my mind. I'll have to start looking at the itinerary now.
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