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However, it has been designed to be shipboard safe. The ON switch is
not lockable and extended use triggers the thermal switch which
shuts it off. Ours had a removable plastic cone to increase airspeed
but using the cone also adds some back pressure and the internal
heat soon tripped the breaker switch off.
I have found that on cruise ships and most hotels, if you have long, thick hair it would be quicker to just blow on it yourself than rely on the supplied dryers. I have a nice little travel one that folds up small but is still powerful. Wouldn't travel without it!
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I always being my own fold up travel hair dryer. I have short hiar, but very thick. The one in the room takes forever (I tried it once) to dry my hair and it smelled musty. If your not picky or have thin hair it would probably be fine.
Carnival Legend-Oct 2009
RCI Mariner of the Seas-March 2010
RCI Radiance of the Seas-Oct 2010
RCI Serenade of the Seas-Feb 2011
RCI Oasis of the Seas- Nov. 12,2011 Honeymoon/Free upgrade to Crown Loft Suite
RCI Mariner of the Seas- Feb. 26, 2012
RCI Navigator of the Seas- Dec. 1, 2012
RCI Explorer of the Seas- Feb. 24, 2013 Diamond!
RCI Oasis of the Seas- Dec. 7, 2013
RCI Independence of the Seas- Jan. 26, 2014
RCI Independence of the Seas- Feb. 1, 2014
Waiting to Cruise
RCI Freedom of the Seas- Dec 7, 2014- 1st leg B2B
RCI Freedom of the Seas- Dec 14, 2014- 2nd leg B2B
RCI Explorer of the Seas- Feb 26, 2015
Sept 11 2014 RC Explorer of the Seas NE/Canada
Dec 3 2012 RC Explorer of the Seas Eastern Carribbean
June 20 2010 Carnival Pride Bahamas
Sept 2 2009 RC Jewel of the Seas TA
Jan 2009 RC Voyager of the Seas Western Caribbean
Sept 11 2008 RC Explorer of the Seas Canada
Jan 2008 RC Brilliance of the Seas Panama Canal
June 2 2007 RC Radiance of the Seas Alaska
Also the hairdriers operate on 220v and only work at the vanity. They will not plug in in the bathroom which is a bummer because the mirrors fog up really bad in the small space and short of opening the door and letting cold A/C air in the olny options for us guys is to shave with a towel streaked mirror or freeze. I've suggested to RCI after every cruise that the upgrades include electric mirror defogger pads on the back side of the mirrors so they can't fog up in the first place. They're less than the cost of a table lamp and save time cleaning streaked mirrors.
RCI -Mariner of the Seas - May 2012 - TA Miami to Rome
RCI - Serenade of the Seas February 12, 2011 - So. Caribbean
RCI - Brilliance of the Seas- April 13, 2008 TA Miami to London
HAL - Veendam - June 16, 2002, Alaska
At the moment I have half a mind to go look for the rest