I have sailed both lines and the 2 cruise lines are a totally different experience, and for your family I think, you have selected the right ship.
I have salied the Epic twice,and I thought the food was quite good. Food is so subjective, what one raves over, someone else may dislike....I wouldn't get nervous over others comparisons, Just the fact that the Getaway has a fabulous pool deck, will make your family's enjoyment onboard, a better experience.
Trip, with her book & tea!
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