Couple stranded in Bahamas as ship leaves without them when they were 45 minutes late

A couple were left with a sinking feeling after Royal Caribbean cruise ship Symphony of the Seas left without them.
The unidentified pair were filmed from the vantage point of a neighbouring ship as they desperately tried to flag down the liner on the sixth day of a seven-day cruise.
They should have been on the ship as it made the final leg of its tour, heading from Nassau in the Bahamas to port in Miami.

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The couple tried to flag down the ship after they missed the departure (Picture: Youtube/Reel Focus)
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They arrived just five minutes after the gangway had been removed (Picture: Youtube/Reel Focus)
The couple are likely to have flown back to Miami after missing the boat (Picture: Youtube/Reel Focus)
‘In specific situations, when the guest has the proper documentation, it is possible to join the cruise at the next port of call, but all options must be discussed with ETT.
‘If you miss the departure of your trip due to carrier-caused delays or other covered reasons, Royal Caribbean Travel Protection Program package of benefits reimburses you for additional accommodations, meals and “catch-up” transportation expenses.
‘Otherwise, you are responsible for any expense incurred to meet the ship at its next port of call. For this reason, many guests find it is easiest to arrive a day prior to sailing and stay in a hotel the night before to avoid any possible delays.’

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