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#2
Peterborough England
118 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
I found Independence of the seas, less accessable than Jewel of the seas.
The Jewel s accessable cabin had an automatic door, not so on Independence.The door to cabin was heavy and there was a raised metal strip to be got over
very few unisex toilets on Independence. at least 3 on every public deck on the Jewel
This meant long walks back to cabin at frequent intervals, AS the carer I was very tired from this constant walking and pulling wheelchair into the cabin while holding door open.
these are little things but really cruical to a disabled person and their carers.
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Independence 12th November 09 Canaries
Artimis April 2010
QUEEN mARY2 Transatlantic 19th October2010
Queen Mary2 Splender of the Fall OCTOBER 2010
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Independence of the Seas March 2011
Azura July2011 /france, Spain and Ireland
ventura september 2011 western med
arcadia christmas 2011
Ventura march 2012 Spain
queen Victoria Norway june12
Ventura september12 Casablanca
Oceana February 13 Egypt and Israel
queen Elizabeth aril 13 Norway
aurora Russell Watson to jersey june13
crown princess sept13 Venice
Oriana 0ctober 13 Amsterdam with Katherine Jenkins
Arcadia Venice April 2014
Infinity June2014
Queen Victoria Black Sea September 2014
#3
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Joined Jan 2010
We had the worst vacation of our lives when taking our mentally and physically disabled daughter with us on the Carnival Pride this last summer.
We took our issues to the help desk and they treated us like we had a disease. My daughter had a terribl;e time and thus so duid we all.

PLEASE NO NOT TRAVEL WITH THEM IOF YOU HAVE DISABILITIES. THEY DO NOT DESERVE YOUR BUSINESS AND WILL NOT ACCOMODATE YOU WELL.

Royal Caribbean was perfect in every way when we travelled on the Freedom of the Seas. This is the ship I highly recommend for families with disabled members.