We have sailed on Carnival and RCI, but Celebrity is our cruise line of choice.
I have been a member of these boards for a while. Lately, I have been getting discouraged with all of the complaining going on. How about some positive comments?
There are many that complain about the drink packages, the food, service, tote bags, foot stools, in-room movie charges, etc.
People have a right to gripe, but once is becomes endless, it gets to be frustrating.
As far as the drink package - they have always added 18% on, now it is 20% for new bookings. They are not the only cruise line doing this. Just for the heck of it, I priced out the same cruise on Carnival, and found it to be more expensive than Celebrity.
The food: Celebrity has some of the highest caliber food than most cruise lines. Sure, you pay for specialty restaurants - another complaint - but they are worth it.
Service: Workers bust their butts to make sure you have a good time. There is not one time that someone did not have a smile and say something nice. It is worth giving your cabin steward a little extra at the end - another gripe about tips.
Tote bags: This does not mean much to us.
Food stools: When I first heard this, yes, I was upset. I ordered 2 nice blow up footstools to take with us that weight less than 3 pounds for the both of them.
In Room movies: I love movies like the next person, but I do not go on vacation to watch movies.
These are just my humble opinions - but, I would love to have positives instead of negatives.