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A seven-night review of Princess Cruises' Regal Princess in the Med. 

Richard Simms has cruise news

  • More developments on the rock slide impacting an Alaska cruise port 
  • Another U.S. cruise line drops pre-cruise COVID-19 testing before embarkation 
  • Carnival is re-opening another dining venue after being shutdown over the summer 
  • One cruise line is celebrating a year back to service with some cool facts 
  • Virgin Voyages is coming to a TV near you

Listener Q: Does NCL now have an Unlimited Starbucks Coffee Package for purchase? 

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Direct download: EPI706JUL2822.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A review of a 10-night cruise on Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas. This was a Baltic cruise from Northern Europe that was very port intensive. We get a bow-to-stern review of the cruise ship and the itinerary. 

Richard has cruise news on

  • CDC drops cruise ship program for cruise ships 
  • One cruise line takes a public approach to get more to sail while the other drops negative testing
  • Royal Caribbean Group purchases a former Crystal Cruises ship 
  • A couple spends 1,000 days on one cruise line 
  • Record cruise week in Central Florida 

Listener Question: I have a treatment booked in the spa, does this mean I'll be able to use the thermal suite that day? 

Direct download: EPI705JUL2122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a review of an eight-night southern Caribbean voyage on Carnival Freedom out of PortMiami.

Richard Simms has cruise news:

  • Carnival provides updates on crew shortages, the kids' clubs, and pre-cruise testing
  • Disney Cruise Line is increasing the recommended daily gratuity amount
  • Norwegian's PortMiami terminal has a new mural, Norwegian Sun is returning to service
  • Explora Journeys orders two additional ships

Listener Question: We are going to Bermuda this summer and keep reading that we need a health passport to get to Bermuda. Is this something that we should take care or does the cruise line satisfy it for us? — Heather

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Direct download: EPI704JUL1422.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A seven-night review of Norwegian Breakaway from New Orleans. This was a Western Caribbean cruise with The Haven experience. 

Richard has cruise news on

  • Two companies loosen COVID testing protocols
  • NCL cancels another sailing of Norwegian Sun and wants more of your money before you cruise 
  • Keel laid on the next Royal Caribbean LNG vessel
  • Faster internet could soon be coming if Royal Caribbean has anything to do with it. 
Listener Q:  Looking at Disney Wish for our honeymoon cruise next summer. Is it really true that there's a 5,000-dollar drink onboard? And WHY? I can't be the only person fascinated by this. — Katie 
 

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Direct download: EPI703JUL0722.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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