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Old October 8th, 2006, 11:38 AM
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I have been reading some reviews of the ship and I am concerned about some of the things I have heard. I don't speak spanish and from what I have read most of the shows cater to a spanish speaking audience since rccl gives discounts to locals. Also, I have heard the ship is full of locals with rude and unruly children running down the halls, knocking on doors and playing in elevators.
I am curious what you guys have to say about that ship, the reviews I read were from a couple of years ago & the passengers wrote that they would never sail rccl again or never sail from San Juan. Any thoughts?
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I've sailed Royal Caribbean from San Juan a few times and never had those problems. I think those cruises where they discount are far and few between, not the normal cruise out of San Juan. Same goes for the language, I don't speak spanish either and have always had english spoken to me from staff and crew. I'd take those reviews with a grain of salt, majority of cruises out of San Juan are not discounted to the locals.
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my wife and I were on the Adventure in 2003. We found the AOS to be a very fine ship. The ship left San Juan and there were many people from that area on board. They did speak Spanish to one another but were speaking English to others. I did not notice the ships staff "catering" to any particular group. The shows were all as they are on all RCCL ships. DW and i had a wonderful time on the Adventure. I don't know about the rudeness, we never experienced that. We have sailed from San Jaun on several occiastions. We enjoy SJ and the Adventure. DreadLockCruiser, get as much info as you can then get more info. Make an informed decision.I do agree with Donna, be careful about some reviews.
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Thanks guys! I am very excited about going this weekend. I have heard mixed reviews, most of them good.

I am always happy just to be on the ship.
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We sailed AoS back in April 04. We loved it so much we're sailing her again in Dec 07. We were on a Spring Break week and there were many Puerto Rican families, but as the others previously said, we had no difficulties. She's a truely fine ship. Enjoy - I'm green with envy!!!!!!!!

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I just sailed on AOS this past July and I went with the same concerns you wrote about. I can honestly say the reviews were wrong
We had a great time and would gladly do it again.
Have a wonderful cruise!
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Ooooooh Ya'll....I am so ready to go! WhooooHooooo~
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