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Old 04-09-2007, 09:06 AM
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Hi, my husband and I are booking this week for the Enchantment of the Seas in August 07. We've never cruised and are totally new to all this, and had a few questions about booking a cabin.

We are looking at the Balcony rooms on deck 7 and were kind of wondering which one would be best, to be closer to the middle of the ship? or to be further towards the back on this particular deck that is, will there be more noise toward the back?
We also both just put in for our expedited passports as well and were really nervous hearing of the backup. I have read some of these other threads about passports and I thought that birth certificates were no longer accepted. Maybe Im wrong. We are going to Mexico, Key west, and Cococay. but have to fly to fla to get on the ship. were from the US, I guess it just depends on where your from and where your going though. I would love to know if indeed we'd still get to go if we didnt have them in time.
Also, to those of you that have cruised the Enchantment before? what did you like and not like about it? Were both really excited to cruise and have researched RCCL and CCL and just chose that RCCL was a much more classier line. I feel like We've made a great choice, and were both really excited. Im 25 and hes 30 so were past that point of being partiers. Were more laid back and wanted to enjoy ourselves, and didnt want to feel like we were stuck on a boat with a mass of teen spring breakers. lol
Id appreciate any info on this ship. as Ive viewed lots of photos and videos of it and cant get enough. Thank you all,
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Old 04-09-2007, 09:48 AM
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Hello, welcome to cruise chat. We sailed on the Enchantment dec '05. We had a aft balcony junior suite on deck 7. It was our first aft balcony, we loved it. We have had balconies on the side before, we like the aft better. Anyways, I failed to realize when I booked it, that our room was over the carousel lounge. That is where they played live bands, and kareoke. We could here the music from the lounge. Sometimes, it was so loud, I could sing the lyrics with them. The bass was very "bumpin" in our room. They said it would close at midnight, when I called down and asked. I usually go to bed about 1030-11pm, so it bothered me more. If you go to bed later, or are a heavy sleeper, I guess it wouldn't be as much of a problem. From now on, I will always check to see what is below us. I will only book rooms, with other rooms below it. Other than that, I would sail again in a heartbeat on the Enchantment. Hope this helps. Lil' Lori

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Old 04-09-2007, 10:03 AM
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M&TWeim welcome to cruise chat you will find so much helpful info here I know I have and still am getting all kinds of advice this forum is indeed the new cruisers spot. I think if you are traveling to Mexico you will need a passport. They are taking some time to get so yes hurry and apply.

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Old 04-09-2007, 11:47 AM
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We're cruising in August also and just applied for our passports last week. We were told 10 weeks which should give us plenty of time. As long as we're not delayed beyond that! This is the government after all.

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Old 04-09-2007, 04:01 PM
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Hi! My family is also looking to book on the Enchantment in August to the Carribean! (we are deciding between that and alaska) The other RCI ship i was on (in the same family of ships, Grandeur), we had a balcony on the 7th deck and it was FABULOUS. We had one toward the middle of the boat, and it was very nice. We didn't have to walk forever and ever back to the room, and although it was by the stairs and elevators, it was still very quiet.

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Old 04-09-2007, 04:19 PM
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Originally posted by kaylin mick:
Hi! My family is also looking to book on the Enchantment in August to the Carribean! (we are deciding between that and alaska) The other RCI ship i was on (in the same family of ships, Grandeur), we had a balcony on the 7th deck and it was FABULOUS.
When I sailed on the Enchantment over the fourth of july we also had a balcony on deck 7 and it was perfect
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Old 04-09-2007, 08:24 PM
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I sailed on Enchantment in September--my first RCCL cruise...I was previously loyal to Carnival, but am now a convert! It is a beautiful ship and the service was great. If you haven't booked yet, make sure you check into the "new" cabins! The ship was stretched and added cabins to the mid-section. My room was in the "new" section while some friends were down the hall in the old rooms. The room was obviously newer and had a shower stall with a door as opposed to just a curtain (which means the floor stays drier!). I can't remember the room numbers of the newer sections--call RCCL and speak with an agent to find out.

Have fun!

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Old 04-10-2007, 03:48 PM
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Thank you All so much! I am glad to know there are people on where who can tell me their experiences and have been on this very ship!
Youve all been very helpful, and I love reading all these threads! Ive learned more about cruising here, than anywhere else! Thanks, Mandy
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Old 04-10-2007, 05:55 PM
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We are sailing on The Enchantment on the August 13th sailing. I am also interested to see how I will like this ship. We were on The Navigator in March and Loved it. What week are you sailing??
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:11 PM
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we were on the enchantment in march,07, we stayed on deck seven inside cabin. i saw the balcony cabins and they looked very nice and roomy. we were in the middle of the ship just a couple of cabins from the Q&R room . on deck seven you are two decks down from the pools and the windjammer and two decks up from the main dining room and casino. deck six has the shopping and other public areas. to me deck seven is the perfect deck to be on!

we went with a balcony room on the bump out on our next cruise on the radiance next march!

have a great cruise,


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