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Dubai to the Middle East Cruise Reviews

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Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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enuf42
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let the cruise depart Dubai? - absolutely not. MSC's only objective was to get their vessel back to one of its home ports. There was no regard given as to the well being of its passengers, ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Nightmare

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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edwin33
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

to go to places i have never been,but this did not happen as the itinary changed frequently and we had to go to places i was not interested in,out of the 28 day cruise we were at sea for fourteen of them as we were not allowed to dock.in my opinion this cruise should never had taken place and should have been cancelled.ships main staff could not or more to the point would not answer straight ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Royal Caribbean: Totally professional and honourable company. Very impressive.

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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egglo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this cruise on "Jewel of the Seas" long before the Coronavirus scare and decided to go ahead anyway, as we have a daughter living in Dubai whom we wanted to visit. In the couple of weeks before the start date, RCI sent us several reassuring emails that the cruise would go ahead, so we were never left wondering whether we should cancel. I cannot speak highly enough about this cruise ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Hotel of the Seas

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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bearette
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

We were literally cut off in the Coronavirus Epidemic so this review will be what happens when things go wrong. We are two upper 30s adults and our two kid, twin boy and girl who were seven and just shy of 8 when we sailed. This sailing was March 9th , so mid-cruise all cruises ceased operations, so this review will let you know how RCCL handles emergencies. The first two days were in the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Traveled with children


Weekly Feast

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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Danpar
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Cruise chosen as a replacement for another tour. Successful stay from start to end.Entering the deck and exits from the deck hassle-free and smooth. Our cabin with balcony spacious. Bar replenished after each use. Towels are exchanged very often. Extra towels for beach. Food very good.Huge buffet with dozens of dishes. Outside the buffet themed restaurants. Our stay we had no extra packages. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Most Disappointing and Ripped Off Cruise Ever Been

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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Ricanna
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

First time on board of MSC Bellissima. Thought the itinerary was interesting therefore made the choice. Sail date was 07 March 2020, which was during coronavirus outbreak. They should have cancelled the cruise as there were many Italians and older people. But the aim of this corporation is MONEY and not the well being of people. They cancelled 2 ports of call so just circling around Dubai and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Better than expected

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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The Bungah
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I don't really get the criticisms of this lovely ship. I usually sail on better cruise lines and my low expectations coupled with some less than flattering reviews meant I was pleasantly surprised by a great week cruising the seas around Dubai. Public areas were very attractive and well maintained, staff were unwaveringly polite, helpful and efficient and the entertainment staff were great. I ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Relaxing cruise

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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cgdg21
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the interesting stops and the fact that the weather in the middle-east is much better than elsewhere, at this time of year. It also offered good value for money, as Emirates flights from the UK were included. Due to the coronavirus, we were told that RC had decided not to stop at either of the two ports in Oman, due to its proximity (and open borders) with Iran. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Last minute trip Dubai

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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chmusar
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised on a few ships and I did prefer this smaller ship,yes it's old but was clean and kept well. I liked that I could find a sunbed in a quiet location . Solarium was a nice place to relax. Safari club was my bar of choice lots of room and great seats in the stern. Entertainment was just ok apart from a juggler on last night who was excellent. MDR had no issues we were on my ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Full review

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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Mjk88
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

From England and booked online via Royal Caribbean. First cruise but the destination was the real seller having nothing to compare to. Emirates flight was great to Dubai. Plenty of security at port but no problems with that. Carry all paperwork and credit card to hand. Pre paid deluxe drinks package and most shore excursions. Ship - previously said nothing to compare to and a little nervous ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


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