We chose this cruise as a stress less way of crossing to Barbados for a family gathering. The cabin (except it’s location) was excellent, food amazing, good entertainment. The distances from the ship to port gates nearly finished us off, no shuttles of any kind for poor walkers. Our cabin was mid-ships as far away from elevator as possible even though I had repeatedly asked for easy access. It was very shady being completely overhung by the top deck , a suite with sunbeds but with absolutely no sun! We did however have a full blown medical emergency which was very efficiently dealt with and at reasonable cost ,we also thought that the wine was very reasonably priced. We would go again in a flash but NEVER to an unknown cabin number ad would hope that some sort of shuttle service at the ports would be organised. How do Saga manage this situation?

Very little concession for less able but brilliant medical help when needed

Braemar Cruise Review by Carolekinross

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: December 2017
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony Suite
We chose this cruise as a stress less way of crossing to Barbados for a family gathering.

The cabin (except it’s location) was excellent, food amazing, good entertainment.

The distances from the ship to port gates nearly finished us off, no shuttles of any kind for poor walkers.

Our cabin was mid-ships as far away from elevator as possible even though I had repeatedly asked for easy access. It was very shady being completely overhung by the top deck , a suite with sunbeds but with absolutely no sun!

We did however have a full blown medical emergency which was very efficiently dealt with and at reasonable cost ,we also thought that the wine was very reasonably priced.

We would go again in a flash but NEVER to an unknown cabin number ad would hope that some sort of shuttle service at the ports would be organised.

How do Saga manage this situation?
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Balcony Suite
Cabin BS 7035
My sister had been on the Braemar a few months earlier and described the ship as looking ‘tired’ .We boarded just after refit and cabin looked lovely.
I did not get a ‘cheap’ deal, booked direct, and asked 3 times about access to lifts et.c and was continually told we had not been allocated a particular number. When I said we walked slowly with sticks and a rollator, I was sent a 6 page questinnaire about the size and weight of our wheelchair(s). This was not applicable. The cabin was as far from the lifts asit was possible to be and the balcony was totally overhung by the top deck. Very Disappointed
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