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Old 02-02-2007, 11:49 AM
Mabob1 Mabob1 is offline
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I've only ever had one instance on a cruise where I had to make use of the ship's doctor and that was on Royal Caribbean's Soveriegn of the Seas.

My son took ill with what we thought was bronchitis. It cost $250 just to see the ship's doctor who did nothing but give him a bottle of cough syrup for an additional $25!!

Upon debarkation, our family doctor diagnosed our son with pneumonia and prescribed antibiotics.

I don't know if all RCCL ships operate that way, but the medical care on the Sovereign left a rather unpleasant memory.