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Never Cruised Celebrity
Hi, we are seasoned cruisers having sailed on Princess, Carnival and RC. I have heard great things about the new Celebrity ships like the Eclipse, etc and I was wondering how they would be...
Not sure how it is going to work out as we don't...
Not sure how it is going to work out as we don't cruise until this Sunday on the Indy but we got two of the cheapest inside CONNECTING cabins. I think they were $430 each person. So we will sleep...
Yes, I have been reading that they actually may...
Yes, I have been reading that they actually may let you board at 11am but they don't make that information public. Maybe that is the best time to go.
Boarding at Port Everglades
Hi, we are going on the Independence this Sunday leaving from Port Everglades. Originally they told us 2:30pm was the boarding time but now they said it is 12:30.
Any tips on when is the best time...
travelling in car/taxi/shuttle with 2 yr old
Hi all,

This will be our first cruise with our 2 yr old and only the second time we've ever travelled with him. We need advice!

We will be landing in Ft Lauderdale the day before the cruise...
We just booked on RCI Independence and we always...
We just booked on RCI Independence and we always get a balcony room but this is the first time with our 2 year old so we decided on booking 2 connecting inside cabins so he could sleep in peace and...
Great review... We are going on the RCI...
Great review... We are going on the RCI Independence in Jan and we got 2 connecting inside cabins so our two year old could have privacy as can we for nap times, and he can go to bed early while we...
Internet and Cell Phone on Indy
Hi, I was wondering if anyone figured out a way to get internet on the boat without the crazy expensive price they charge at the cybercafe. I will have my iPhone with me. I was also thinking about...
Connecting Rooms with a 3 year old on Independence of the Seas
Hi, we will be cruising on the Independence of the Seas in Jan and have two connecting inside cabins so we can put our 3 year old to sleep early in the room.

I am curious where the door placement...
Connecting Inside Cabins on Independance
Hi, we will be cruising on the Independence of the Seas in Jan and have two connecting inside cabins so we can put our 3 year old to sleep early in the room.

I am curious where the door placement...
hhhmmm, pulled pork sandwiches!
hhhmmm, pulled pork sandwiches!
So by the sounds of it, there's a lot of food...
So by the sounds of it, there's a lot of food variety on lido deck but it's presented differently than on Carnival, for instance. Am I correct that there aren't really 'stations' devoted...
Oh boy, the pressure is on! :) We are staying...
Oh boy, the pressure is on! :)
We are staying in connecting inside cabins.
Now am I ready for the answers?! :p
Thanks for the replies! Much appreciated :-) ...
Thanks for the replies! Much appreciated :-) Can't wait to check it all out myself!
Let's Talk Food!
Since one of the main reasons we love cruising is due to the crazy amounts of delicious food onboard, I thought I should start a thread devoted to everything food-related!

We will be sailing on...
good tips re nightlight and leaving door slightly...
good tips re nightlight and leaving door slightly ajar...I do want to hear him if he needs me in the night etc.

we are not paying double for our son, but certainly more than the cost of a single...
You are totally correct: we have booked...
You are totally correct: we have booked "connecting" rooms! We did think about the option of a junior suite, however opted for this because the cost difference was not substantially different and...
He will be 2.5 :).
He will be 2.5 :).
Experience with adjoining rooms?
Hi,

We are getting adjoining inside cabins on the Independence. One room will be for dh and I and the other for our toddler. We have never done this before (our last cruise was pre-child!), so...
This is the first I'm hearing about this...?? We...
This is the first I'm hearing about this...?? We were very clear when booking that this was our plan (to have our ds in the room by himself)...In fact, we've talked to multiple RCI representatives...
thanks for all the tips...like the one about...
thanks for all the tips...like the one about turning the sofa! Also, those inflatable bed rails are really neat!
ekatiel and clarea - thank you for your...
ekatiel and clarea - thank you for your suggestions/answers! Appreciated :-)

gerif - I'm sorry that i offended you and broke some sort of rule that I didn't know existed!!
bed configurations on the Independence and tips for travelling with a toddler
We are seasoned cruisers but will be cruising for the first time with our ds (who will be 2.5 at the time). While we are excited, we do have some concerns and don't know exactly what to expect.
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thanks for the heads-up! GOing to check to see if...
thanks for the heads-up! GOing to check to see if our room has a sofa bed - hope so!!
When you say your son slept on the sofa bed, do...
When you say your son slept on the sofa bed, do you mean that the sofa bed opened up or he slept on it when it was like a couch?

Also, do all inside cabins have sofa beds?

Thanks for your...