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Fun review. Glad you enjoyed HOTS. We will be back on her in September. The week always goes too fast. Dreading the last day as always.

 

 

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Happy Anniversary!!! Loving your review...hate I missed the contest!!!! You have me totally convinced about purchasing the deluxe drink package!!!! Thank you and cheers!!!

 

 

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Trust me when I say we are not big drinkers and it was well worth it. It might be because we never drink at home

 

 

 

 

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Have really enjoyed the concept of this review! Great storyline (anniversary, competition, review), lots of pictures, lots of tasty food, tips and drinks. I think you've really gone all out and taken the time to try to answer every questions. To me, this is the concept of a good forum. Thank you for letting us tag along and wishing you and your wife many good years to come! 🥂

 

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Enjoyed your report. Sorry I missed out on the contest. However I wouldn’t have come anywhere close to the correct guess.

 

Now, have a Bloody Mary this morning. I was surprised I could get a mimosa for disembarkation morning.

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Thanks so much for your review! It was very entertaining following along this week. And congratulations on 25 years, that is an amazing accomplishment.

 

Based on the pictures it looks like you're a very tall guy. That definitely makes a big difference in drink consumption. A very wise choice buying the drink package and it was lots of fun following the savings as you did.

 

We are on HOTS late December and I was on the fence about buying the package. I may just buy it to have fun tracking it all week, not to mention the "challenge" of at least breaking even.

 

Safe travels home!

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Have really enjoyed the concept of this review! Great storyline (anniversary, competition, review), lots of pictures, lots of tasty food, tips and drinks. I think you've really gone all out and taken the time to try to answer every questions. To me, this is the concept of a good forum. Thank you for letting us tag along and wishing you and your wife many good years to come! 🥂

 

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Thank you for following We had tons of fun. I’m already depressed waiting outside for our ride

 

Enjoyed your report. Sorry I missed out on the contest. However I wouldn’t have come anywhere close to the correct guess.

 

 

 

Now, have a Bloody Mary this morning. I was surprised I could get a mimosa for disembarkation morning.

 

 

Thank you

 

 

 

 

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Thanks so much for your review! It was very entertaining following along this week. And congratulations on 25 years, that is an amazing accomplishment.

 

 

 

Based on the pictures it looks like you're a very tall guy. That definitely makes a big difference in drink consumption. A very wise choice buying the drink package and it was lots of fun following the savings as you did.

 

 

 

We are on HOTS late December and I was on the fence about buying the package. I may just buy it to have fun tracking it all week, not to mention the "challenge" of at least breaking even.

 

 

 

Safe travels home!

 

 

 

It was actually fun tracking it. Enjoy your cruise

 

 

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Well we have disembarked. The Embarkation and Disembarkation process for HOTS is incredible. A well oiled machine. We got our luggage and through customs in less then 15 minutes the drawback is we told our ride 8:45. We are already dreading going back to reality. Stacey works Monday and I go back in two weeks. I’m a HS golf coach and practice starts next week. I hope everyone enjoyed following us. Countdown starts Harmony June 9th 2019. I will try to answer any questions

 

 

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I’ll be disembarking on June 9th 2019. Dang. Maybe I need to do a back to back...

 

 

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Even though I didn’t come close to guessing correctly for the contest, I am happy to hear the drink package was most definitely worth it for you! I was on the fence about it for our Symphony cruise unless the price came down. But now I think we might as well go for it and enjoy it! Thanks for the review.

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This was the best thread I think I ever followed on this site. Thanks for sharing your vacation, answering our questions & posting pictures. Safe travels.

 

 

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I think Royal should give you a free cruise for all your posts and how much the drink package is worth the money. I am sure their sales will increase 10 fold !!!

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Excellent review. I’m glad you enjoyed your cruise as I enjoyed reading all about it!

 

 

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Are the Miami Vices extra? I thought I read that the limit on a drink price is $13 with the drink package?

 

Well I made it to 11:12 AM without a drink. We each had a Miami Vice and I had a mudslide. $45 off the total so we stand at $312. I might not have a drink until dinner depending on what we do.

 

We are eating at Mini Bites now. Everything was big. No sliders or mini Grilled Cheese but still good.

 

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Oh, I'm so depressed for you Hurls88.... but you made my wait for my return trip on Harmony in 27 days so much fun these past couple of weeks!!!

OUTSTANDING job on your review, incredible job with the drink package and proof to everyone else that it really truly is worth it (for all those on the fence people)

I'm definitely putting it on the to-do list with Kieran at Boot & Bonnet!!

Question for ya, did you find that the Bionic Bar was less crowded towards the end of the cruise?? Like the novelty wore-off?

 

Thanks again for sharing this wonderful cruise with all of us!!

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Oh, I'm so depressed for you Hurls88.... but you made my wait for my return trip on Harmony in 27 days so much fun these past couple of weeks!!!

OUTSTANDING job on your review, incredible job with the drink package and proof to everyone else that it really truly is worth it (for all those on the fence people)

I'm definitely putting it on the to-do list with Kieran at Boot & Bonnet!!

Question for ya, did you find that the Bionic Bar was less crowded towards the end of the cruise?? Like the novelty wore-off?

 

Thanks again for sharing this wonderful cruise with all of us!!

You'll be boarding the day we debark! This thread has got me sooooo excited to sail!

 

So where can I find this "Boot and Bonnet"?... asking for a friend

 

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You'll be boarding the day we debark! This thread has got me sooooo excited to sail!

 

So where can I find this "Boot and Bonnet"?... asking for a friend

 

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Boot & Bonnet is on Deck 5 - Promenade, across from Sorrento's!

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Boot & Bonnet is on Deck 5 - Promenade, across from Sorrento's!

 

 

 

& I believe Sorrento’s is open 24 hours. Perfect for that late night snack after having a few cocktails.

 

 

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& I believe Sorrento’s is open 24 hours. Perfect for that late night snack after having a few cocktails.

 

 

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Thanks!

 

I'll tell "my friend"!

 

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Even though I didn’t come close to guessing correctly for the contest, I am happy to hear the drink package was most definitely worth it for you! I was on the fence about it for our Symphony cruise unless the price came down. But now I think we might as well go for it and enjoy it! Thanks for the review.

 

 

Glad you enjoyed it. Enjoy your cruise

 

I’ll be disembarking on June 9th 2019. Dang. Maybe I need to do a back to back...

 

 

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Or we will book June 2nd also and do a back to back

 

 

 

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This was the best thread I think I ever followed on this site. Thanks for sharing your vacation, answering our questions & posting pictures. Safe travels.

 

 

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Thank you so much glad you enjoyed it. We are already home and depressed

 

Glad you had fun and made the package worth it!

 

 

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Thank you

 

 

 

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I think Royal should give you a free cruise for all your posts and how much the drink package is worth the money. I am sure their sales will increase 10 fold !!!

 

 

Works for us. Lol

 

Excellent review. I’m glad you enjoyed your cruise as I enjoyed reading all about it!

 

 

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Thank you we are glad you enjoyed it.

 

 

 

 

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Are the Miami Vices extra? I thought I read that the limit on a drink price is $13 with the drink package?

 

 

The limit is $14 but Miami Vices are $13 plus %18

 

Oh, I'm so depressed for you Hurls88.... but you made my wait for my return trip on Harmony in 27 days so much fun these past couple of weeks!!!

 

OUTSTANDING job on your review, incredible job with the drink package and proof to everyone else that it really truly is worth it (for all those on the fence people)

 

I'm definitely putting it on the to-do list with Kieran at Boot & Bonnet!!

 

Question for ya, did you find that the Bionic Bar was less crowded towards the end of the cruise?? Like the novelty wore-off?

 

 

 

Thanks again for sharing this wonderful cruise with all of us!!

 

 

It was a little busier first night and last night but really not bad. I would suggest bringing a drink if it’s busy and order one from Bionic Bar and drink while you wait. I didn’t see any time limit between our drink orders. The most wait time we saw was 11 minutes and that was because Mix was down (There names are Mix and Mingle).

 

Do me a favor save this picture and tell Kieron that Mike and Stacey said to sing Taylor Swift Shake it Off

 

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& I believe Sorrento’s is open 24 hours. Perfect for that late night snack after having a few cocktails.

 

 

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Yes it was we would get slices when he went on break. It closed at 3 AM

 

You'll be boarding the day we debark! This thread has got me sooooo excited to sail!

 

So where can I find this "Boot and Bonnet"?... asking for a friend

 

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right across from Sorrento’s and next to Kate Spade

 

 

 

 

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So glad you two had a great anniversary cruise. It was fun to tag along. Less than 60 days now until Allure of the Seas for us.

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