The choice is yours. With Freestyle Cruising, you travel a world of dining options all in one week. From elegant French bistros and Italian trattorias to sushi and tapas bars, and more, there’s a different dining option for almost every night of your cruise. With up to 10 different restaurants, each featuring a diverse an ever-changing menu, you’ll always find exactly what you’re in the mood for. And there are no fixed seatings. Imagine restaurants open from 5:30 pm to midnight so that you can choose from an early dinner before the show or a later romantic dinner for the two of you. And of course there’s always the option of 24-hour room service. You’re free to dine where, when and with whom you choose. Just as it should be on your vacation.
Q. What is appropriate dinner attire?A. Almost whatever you want. We don’t require you to wear a tie or other formal attire to dinner. We do request however that guest wear “resort casual” attire to dine in any of our specialty or main restaurants.
Q. What exactly is “resort casual” attire?A. Resort casual is a much more comfortable way to dress for dinner. Basically, it’s slacks or pants and a collared shirt for men and pants, slacks, a dress or skirt for women.
Q. Are there any formal nights?A. Yes, and they are optional. At least once during your cruise, one or more of the restaurants will host a formal dinner. There will be several other dining choices where resort casual attire is appropriate.
Q. How do we know where to eat each night?A. There are no rules as to where you dine or when you dine, so try them all.
Q. What time are the dinner seatings?A. Our restaurants are open from 5:30 pm to midnight, with seating available until 10 pm. You can dine early to late. It’s all up to you. And if you want even more flexibility, room service is available 24 hours a day.
Q. Can we still sit at the same table every night?A. Yes. The Maitre d’ will be pleased to arrange that for you once you are on board. Or you can change your mind and sit at a different table in a different restaurant every night of our cruise.
Q. Do I pay extra for all these dining choices?A. All meals in the main restaurants, Lido Café and 24-hour restaurant are included in your cruise fare. Snacks, room service and on-deck grills are also complimentary. Specialty restaurants have a nominal fee or have à la carte pricing.
Q. What’s different about Freestyle Disembarkation?A. Disembarkation used to be a lot of hurry up and wait. With Freestyle Cruising, you can relax, order room service and enjoy your last morning with us.
Q. Is the service any different with Freestyle Cruising?A. We’ve improved our service to a “best-in-class” service ratio of nearly one crew member per stateroom.
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