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How early can we board on Sunday?


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We're taking the train in from London and I am anxious to board ASAP!

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Did you complete your online check-in? If you do there are boarding time increments, it might be too late to fill it in now but, you can check if you go to royalcaribbean.com and enter your cruise reservation information.

 

There is an enormous Roll Call for your voyage here:

 

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2069138

 

Go to the last page and post your question there are over 10,000 posts on there.

Jonathan

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Southampton embarkations that include calls at or transits to the US are always chaotic. Forget allocated boarding times, even those who think they have priority. Best just sit back, wait, hope enter into convivial conversation and enjoy the chaos.

 

Who's to blame, primarily US immigration and it's fanatical obsession with ineffective entry procedures, does nothing to help the boarding process. Departing the US particularly by air is equally farcical and ineffective, with procedures that anyone with the brain of an amoeba could slip through.

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Southampton embarkations that include calls at or transits to the US are always chaotic. Forget allocated boarding times, even those who think they have priority. Best just sit back, wait, hope enter into convivial conversation and enjoy the chaos.

 

Who's to blame, primarily US immigration and it's fanatical obsession with ineffective entry procedures, does nothing to help the boarding process. Departing the US particularly by air is equally farcical and ineffective, with procedures that anyone with the brain of an amoeba could slip through.

 

Is it always slow in Southampton? When we sailed from their in 2012 on the Indy's westbound transatlantic it was smooth getting through the terminal but then we had to wait to board. Often in the US we can get on up to an hour early, their they had a listed time for boarding to begin of 1 hour after our paper work said. We eventually started boarding 30 minutes earlier than that so just 30 minutes late. It wasn't chaotic at all though, just slightly delayed. We were then delayed in departing by several hours due to poor weather and flooding delaying people getting to the ship.

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Southampton embarkations that include calls at or transits to the US are always chaotic. Forget allocated boarding times, even those who think they have priority. Best just sit back, wait, hope enter into convivial conversation and enjoy the chaos.

 

Who's to blame, primarily US immigration and it's fanatical obsession with ineffective entry procedures, does nothing to help the boarding process. Departing the US particularly by air is equally farcical and ineffective, with procedures that anyone with the brain of an amoeba could slip through.

 

Well said

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