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Why book an inside room on a cruise

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We get asked all the time if you should save money by staying in an inside stateroom or pay a bit more for the amenities, size and view in a balcony stateroom. Is it worth it to pay extra for a balcony cabin on a cruise? Do I really need a room with a balcony? Here are six of the best reasons to stay in an inside stateroom on your next Royal Caribbean cruise! [Subscribe for more Royal Caribbean videos!] https://is.gd/p6dgx0 [Listen to our Podcast] https://www.royalcaribbeanblog.com/podcast [Social Links] https://www.facebook.com/royalcaribbeanblog http://twitter.com/therclblog http://instagram.com/royalcaribbeanblog
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obey3x (10 hours ago)
Nice and quick. If you made a facts YouTube channel, I’d subscribe.
Nashville Tennessee (23 hours ago)
You say the words Royal Caribbean very strangely!
Yosef MacGruber (1 day ago)
I want to save even more money. How much will it cost, for a room or a closet within the engine room?
Wendell Sims (4 days ago)
HELL NO...... It's Only Money..... 👽👽👽👽👽👽👽👽👽👽👽👽
Ryan Lee (4 days ago)
Been on 3 cruises...no way in hell I'd take an inside room. The balcony is worth every penny.
Truth (5 days ago)
A room on a cruise is only for sleeping. Why would you spend any more time than that in the room. There is so much to do on these ships nowadays why be in the room.
Johnny Barton (5 days ago)
Norovirus prefer balcony rooms too
Dance and Vlogs (5 days ago)
If I’m gonna pay for a cruise, I’m not go cheap...
Hasnain Momin (6 days ago)
I’m barley in the room. So I get the inside room.
RICOLIVES116 PS4 (6 days ago)
I have been on 16 cruises, every time I was a balcony and I loved it.
Lexi Burns (6 days ago)
Inside stitrum
Ti10 (6 days ago)
Inside room will fxxk your vacation. That's it. I tried once and never book it again. sleep in a box that can't tell day or night or a Happy relax vacation???
Nighthawk (6 days ago)
wwwwwwooooooah.... slow DOWN dude! you sound SSSSSOOOO hyped up! you need to calm down and articulate! relax a bit! maybe take a walk before recording..... maybe even a whole vacation.... Iheardyoucansavealotofmoneyifyoubookaninsidestateroominacruiseship
Brem (6 days ago)
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Kween AS -Lyrics (7 days ago)
I want to go to a cruise to SYMPHONY OF THE SEAS. well the problem is that i'm allergic to the sun...🙍🏼
Hector Martinez (7 days ago)
clasustaphobic need a balcony
Dave Carcie (7 days ago)
Why am I watching this. I’ve never been on a cruise before
Sugurain (7 days ago)
I'm brazilian, English is not even my main language, yet I had no problem understanding what he said. lol
Henry Madden (7 days ago)
If I had a dollar for every time this guy said inside state room I’d be able to afford a room with a balcony
Romantic Donkey (7 days ago)
I used to work for Carnival Cruise lines and have booked thousands of cabins. Balcony’s or suites are usually booked by those on their first cruise, those celebrating a special occasion, or those who are wealthy. The majority of my clients who had sailed before would always go for an interior cabin. This video is spot on. I got paid to fill cabins. I was not paid more if my clients paid more. For that reason I always tried to give my clients the best bang for their buck and would mention all the points in this video. I cannot count the number of times I was thanked for recommending an interior room. Great video. Keep up the good work!
Angie Smith (7 days ago)
I just stayed in an inside room for the first time to see if the money saving was worth it. It was NOT! Inside rooms are so dark it's hard to wake up. We all slept way more. In the inside one.
Brian Zelmanovich (7 days ago)
this is just a video to promote inside rooms on cruises and make more money of them
CatLadyJas (8 days ago)
I have nightmares about falling off the balcony and going overboard, so inside stateroom it is
805gregg (8 days ago)
Or why you would wnt to live in a cave
Commentator541 (8 days ago)
About the motion suckness... well no, the best place to be is the top deck, sickness is caused by rapid movement AND IT IS MOST RAPID TOWARDS THE MIDDLE AND THE BOTTOM OF THE SHIP.
Commentator541 (8 days ago)
I hope I'll be able to afford a cruise one day.
Angel Cupidon (8 days ago)
I was on a cruise over the Christmas holidays and stayed in an inside room and I honestly didn't mind it at all. We were barely in the cabin throughout the cruise if I went again I really wouldn't mind getting an inside room again. Also Royal Carribbean cruise's look so much better than the one I went on! I thought p&o cruises were nice but this is on a whole other level!!!
NanoWolf (8 days ago)
i don't know
8 subs in 4 Years (9 days ago)
He convinced me with the dark room
Billy Joe (9 days ago)
ya'll be hating on this guy... if you want to spend a crap ton of money and not be able to do excursions then go for it.... But for those people here who are on a budget this is great advise thanks buddy!
Carl Anthony (9 days ago)
I had balcony's twice now and only used them very very briefly. I am taking this advice next time.
Nicholas Bennett (10 days ago)
These rooms look old and dirty
AJ AJ (10 days ago)
Inside rooms should have screens that look like windows or portholes - and small external cameras can project what you would see outside onto these screens if desired when switched on.
Marla Bellamy (10 days ago)
This is making me sea sick just watching it. No joke. 😷🤢🤮
Player One (10 days ago)
Why am I watching this, I’ve never been on a cruise in my life, and I should be studying😂
DashCam UK (10 days ago)
Book an inside room so you can't see what you are about to hit?
HQU (10 days ago)
0.75x is much better.
Ronald Carson (10 days ago)
We tend to say in an inside room most of the time.. we only sleep in there. If you spend a lot of time in your room... get a room with a view.
Ian Docherty (11 days ago)
Wins for being able to say ‘staterooms’ quicker than anyone else. 👍🤔😂
ThatGuyYouMetToday VLOGS (11 days ago)
I love how dark inside rooms are! Suites can actually be a better deal though when you factor in drink packages.
Marcus W (11 days ago)
lmao dude first time I’ve ever seen any of your promotion videos....... If you are prone to even slight sea sickness DO NOT BUY WINDOWLESS..... as you can’t see the movement of the ship you WILL!!!! experience motion sickness. It’s not caused because it’s choppy...... it’s caused by your eyes not matching what your other senses are telling your brain...... me being an MD for 8 years lol I know what I’m talking about.
Brian Bossa (12 days ago)
I don't trust people who talk fast
Cheyenne Merritt (12 days ago)
I just want to know if "the key" is worth it.
Ethan Gurwitch (12 days ago)
What ever he said he is lying. We thought the same thing when we were getting cruise tickets, that we didn’t want the balcony because we would not use it, but we got the balcony and we used it, and it was nice to have your own private balcony to use. When you use the desks up top it’s not as nice to sit at like your own private balcony.
Mellissa (12 days ago)
My story: I get motion sickness but I really, really wanted to take a cruise in my lifetime. So my husband and I booked a 3 day/2 night cruise to see how I would do. We were broke as we were nearly married so the inside room was the best deal. We paid less than $500 for it, including taxes. 😄 I took the highest dose of Dramamine before stepping foot into the ship. And it did seem to help. My husband's stomach was feeling a bit uneasy so he then took it. We remember the first 2 hours of the cruise and then going to our inside room. We slept 18 hours. Eighteen hours 😂 We woke up, ate, explored Bermuda for a few hours and then it was almost over. The inside room had 2 very narrow beds which was hysterical to my 6'6" husband. You could be on the toilet and he could touch both sides of the room. That was our first and last cruise experience. We think back on it with fond memories.
Hamir Bharwad (12 days ago)
If you want to stay at inside room and like to enjoy drinks, games etc why you go to cruise? That u can do it by staying at home... You are traveling by cruise/sea and u r not feeling it then what is a sense of going on cruise. You may spend all of your time on the cruise deck but if you can spend 5 minutes in the balcony then also price of sea facing rooms Worth The Money/Bang For The Buck..
Vee Macks (13 days ago)
1:27 "be low and to the centre of the ship for less motion sickness". This is exactly the conclusion I came to myself after being in a massive storm. It wasn't a cruise ship, it was a giant car ferry with 12 floors. I used to get a window room (at the side of course) and up high (floor 7 or 8). After that storm I figured the centre of the ship has to be better because it moves the least. The ship can be swaying side-to-side in a massive swell but the centre doesn't. Also, there's only so long that seeing the ocean horizon is interesting. It certainly isn't helpful at night.
Stephanie Mac (14 days ago)
I like how dark it is inside the room. I always get the best sleep that way. And yes, the price is better. I’d rather spend my money on shore excursions and spa treatments. I have also gotten mildly seasick on occasion.
Michael T (15 days ago)
Looks like Royal Caribbean is having a hard time booking inside cabins. The ONLY time I would book an inside cabin is if the price was under $50.00 per night, per person.
16driver16 (15 days ago)
My family, everyone smokes like a chimney, where do we have to go to smoke with an inside room? Is smoking allowed on the balcony?
Royal Caribbean Blog (15 days ago)
Smoking is not allowed on a balcony. It is only allowed in designated areas, which is usually one side of the pool deck and the casino.
Kai Anttila (15 days ago)
I want to look at the sea from a porthole.
AllAmericanGuy01 (16 days ago)
I made the mistake of getting a suite on my first cruise. We were barely in the room. The only time we spent in the room was sleeping and changing clothes. Other than that, we were out enjoying the ship's activities and island excursions.
Saliida Li (16 days ago)
I did a 2 and a half trip with my family in an inside room from Hamburg to New York. The trip was AWESOME but the room was like kinda bad. We were above the motor wich was like bad luck. We drove above the Atlantic and trust me if you're in an inside room sea sickness goes way up! I did 3 cruises before and never got sea sick. There I was one whole day just sea sick on an outside deck with a howle buch of people because I just felt so bad and I couldn't go to my room because it made it way worse, also just saying I went the first day on the basketball field and hurt my food (in German it's gezerrt idk what it's in English) so the wind was pretty bad. But after all you're right it's better doing an cruise tour in an inside room then being at home! These Tour was like the best thing I did in my entire life!
Jerrod Duhon (16 days ago)
The deal breaker for me is having to pay for the alcohol. Would rather go to an all inclusive resort.
xanadujohn79 (16 days ago)
Or lose your cash at the Casino....
Eevon (17 days ago)
I'll book an inside cabin on Norwegian Cruise lines
M T E (17 days ago)
Went on a total of 2 cruises in my life: and so far my conclusion is GO FOR A SUITE if you can afford it. First trip was on Costa Favolosa. Balcony Room premium I think. Second cruise was a balcony suite (grand suite, i think?) and it added so much to the luxury experience
Amanda Smith (22 days ago)
Balcony rooms are a must for me. I've been on about 7 cruises with half of them being in inside staterooms or ocean view. And not one of them were even close to being as good as the balcony. It is pricier but definitely worth it. The views are always awesome and having a nice private smoking area to yourself does have its benefits. Especially after dinner, a blunt is a must. One of the best feelings in the world 😊.
Mike Btrfld (23 days ago)
Funny because I'm 69 years old and I'm spending the winter in my warm cozy basement for the first time. Never had the experience of no windows before. On sunny days I go up and bask in a south facing window. I'll take a balcony lower down, maybe go fishing from there.. lol.
Diana Brown (24 days ago)
My first cruise this year, inside room, never ever ever again.
Robert Mendivil (25 days ago)
Price 😲
Ricky Cespedes (25 days ago)
I looked up cruise ship prices once yesterday and this the first video I’ve ever been recommended a cruise video... coincidence, I think not
Grace Giglia (27 days ago)
i’m 14 and i’ve been on 13 cruises. most of the time we’ve stayed in inside staterooms. only a few times we’ve had balcony or windows. either is great. i’m not sure what to say about sea sickness bc i’ve never had it but i think any stateroom is good tbh. If you know how to cruise, you’ll barely be in your room except to sleep basically. if you’re not sure, a stateroom with a window is a happy medium. Any way I cruise, I’m happy. I’m just grateful that i get to go
Lawrence Tider (27 days ago)
I aint got money for any cruise ship room.
2Bit Rasputin (27 days ago)
That is cool they have a TV screen of the outside. Whoever thought of that is genius.
Timothy Demonbreun (27 days ago)
Uhhh never going on a cruise sorry. Every video or article I read something is going wrong😂😂 id rather spend my cash on something else lol
Akli Sadoun (27 days ago)
How much did they pay you?
H C (28 days ago)
cruise ships are the single most polluting way of travelling.... DONT GO ON CRUISES, flying is bad but MUCH better!
mscolli3 (28 days ago)
Also, when its windy outside a lot of balcony doors will whistle all night long.
Katie Ivy (28 days ago)
You can turn the cabin TV on the outside camera channel. It helps with the need for a window.
Paul Andriotis (29 days ago)
I think he wants to sell an inside cabin so the balcony cabin won't be used for jumping overboard...lol
Colon Cancer (29 days ago)
Nick Supapol (30 days ago)
Lol, those rooms look so tacky. What year is that footage from, 1985?
DdAaVvIiDd (30 days ago)
I n s i d e staterooms
jillian reynolds (30 days ago)
i went on the allure of the seas, no tea no shade but the outside rooms were so pretty to see the ocean and fall asleep to slight rocking and ocean sounds and not all of the sounds of the people talking, eating, running, and the huge water shows.
Nicole Shepherd (30 days ago)
I’ve been watching historical boat accidents and clicked on this thinking it would be saying why it’s safer to stay in an inside room 😂 boy was I wrong.
Total Randomness (1 month ago)
tbh I would prefer an inside room anyway, I can't sleep unless in pitch black, although if they were _exactly_ the same price it would be nice to have a nice view of the sea.
mitchy da kid (1 month ago)
What is this? Balcony is so much better. Even the stateroom has a fake balcony😂😂😂
Wyvern Apalis (1 month ago)
Tbh the best way to save money is have all vacations in VR
Ana Campbell (1 month ago)
For me I need balcony or no cruise, I need to see where I am going. I will not cruise with Carnival again.
Alexander Eaton (1 month ago)
I dont know why i am watching this cuz i have never even been on a cruise
uber369 (1 month ago)
Jonathan G (1 month ago)
I’m the kinda person to get a inside state room and never leave
Andrew (1 month ago)
If you’ve never been on a cruise before, a balcony room is necessary, it’s just like that one check of the list of a perfect cruise
Dev Boy (1 month ago)
For me number one very true. There was always something to do and I only used the room to rest/sleep.
Violet Fear (1 month ago)
ive only evey had that type of room
Zion Dooley (1 month ago)
But the view😍
Shane MacMahon (1 month ago)
This time on today’s episode of why was this in my recommended
Clinton Fuller (1 month ago)
Honestly I wouldn’t mind a inside room because I’d be out on the deck the entire day and night, plus I won’t have to see the ocean while my room is moving.
Nick_Crouton 666 (1 month ago)
Man You Say Stateroom Fast
Ghost Gunner (1 month ago)
what do you think of when you say the word cruise? nice romantic getaway wake up to the sun rise on your own private balcony get to see the ocean for miles and miles (depending where you are) you might see some dolphins or some whales with no windows you don't get any of that
Alexander Perkins (1 month ago)
Why. Is. This. On. My. Recommended.
Guy Ouellette (1 month ago)
This is number 8th cruise for us, 5 balconies and 3 inside. 3 of the balconies were last minutes offer to upgrade for almost free, otherwise inside isn't bad at all. I cruised 2 cruises for the price of one balconies in the past, more cruises the better... Save your money from buying a Ocean View or a Promenade, Boardwalk or Central Park view, not worth the money
F LastNm (1 month ago)
Ah yes. The old Sales Pitch to sell a room that NOBODY wants. Nice try, "Inside Stateroom" guy. #NotMe.
PerfectWay (1 month ago)
get a balcony room. so if the ship capsizes, you can hop the fuck out of there and be on your merry way.
Alyssa Anyone (1 month ago)
The worst thing about inside rooms is waking up. No matter what- it’s pitch black in there so good luck getting up with an alarm!
Nicholai (1 month ago)
Way to forget to finish the video :\
AliceClone13 (1 month ago)
Personally the interior aircon gave me a very nasty cold, next time im staying in a balcony room so i have access to fresh air
Brady Corrigan (1 month ago)
Why am I watching this right before my final...
Someone123 (1 month ago)
I am laughing so loud at 1:39-1:49 THE WAY YOU PRONOUNCE MOTION SICKNESS LMAOOO