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Old December 14th, 2013, 05:29 PM
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Default Epic balcony dividers opening?

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How would I be able to tell if the balcony dividers open up? My parents will be in 12256 and we'll be right beside them in 12258. Will we be able to open them up? And what if we wanted another chair or two? Do you think we could request them?

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They will not allow the dividers to be open while at sea and maybe even not at all.

I'm sure if you have a tip in your hand while asking your room steward he may accommodate you.
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i wonder why? rccl never had an issue with it. disney - it was a tiny hole connecting the two balconies, so wasn't even worth it to ask...
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They say it's a safety issue.
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Hi all!

How would I be able to tell if the balcony dividers open up? My parents will be in 12256 and we'll be right beside them in 12258. Will we be able to open them up? And what if we wanted another chair or two? Do you think we could request them?

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Cannot be open while at sea. Only in port.
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Must be ship specific because on rccl I had them open for the whole trip.

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Regardless of what the rule may be, I think they are in actual practice sometimes left open.

When we boarded the Epic Nov. 30, the divider between our balcony and the neighboring one was open and--based on some gunk and corrosion on the clip--appeared to have been in that position for some time.

The folks next door seemed very nice, but both we and they preferred our privacy. Although we were easily able to release the clip that held the divider open, a special tool appeared to be needed to secure it shut. We notified our steward who promptly took care of it for us.
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Interesting....that's why I asked, because I remember when we were on RCL's Freedom and Independence that the folks next to us had their dividers open to share with their neighbouring families.
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