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Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Cruising in the Post Cruise Pause period

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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Rose Parade
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is a review of the repositioning cruise of the Serenade of Seas sailing from Los Angeles to Miami through the Panama Canal. The Serenade started sailing again in the summer of 2021 in Alaska. The crew boarded in late June, quarantined on the ship and started sailing in Mid-July from Seattle to Alaska and back in one-week cruises. On September 25, all guests departed the ship and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


If I owned a Cruise Line, or, Bring lots of books and games

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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oceanradio
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I've never been involved in cruise ship work nor management, but I have some experience in entertainment and hospitality, and a lot of ship operations experience. Based upon those and other experiences I think I know things that some people whose occupation is managing cruise ships don't realize. The income and lives of many people depend upon the continuity of cruise ship operations. If I ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Wonderful escape from winter

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Canuck6431
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Entertainment in the theatre was first rate every night, worth the price of the cruise alone. The 7 piece house band were excellent musicians. Buffet had a wonderful and varied selection. Main 3 dining rooms had the same tired menu virtually every day. Most of the bars were empty most of the time. Where were the 3000 passengers ? Piazza always had good entertainment especially the great violin ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Disappointing Cruise

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Peanut2727
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to see the islands Jamaica, Panama Canal, Cayman Islands , Columbia, and Costa Rica. Unfortunately due to rough water and Corona Virus scare we could only see Columbia and Costa Rica. This was very disappointing and the water was very rough going from Fort Lauderdale in Florida to Jamaica causing many people to get motion sickness and was the main reason for our ship not ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview


The crew is to be complimented on their professional conduct under difficult circumstances

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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rebnmb
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Picked this cruise due to its destinations and time of year. Service in all departments was good under the difficult circumstances. Disappointed that all excursions could not be made. This was through no fault of Princess or passengers. On board entertainment was good. Cabin service was excellent. Dinning was fair. Menu could be expanded. Buffet dinning was crowded and food selection was limited. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


A trip to remember

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Billnancy
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Wanted to visit Panama and Grand Carman but poor choice of time do to Covid-19. Even so. It was a nice cruise and appreciate the great service we received. Room was outstanding and kept that way the entire trip. Staff and all attendants were always friendly. Even under our serious situation the captain and his staff made this trip an enjoyable one. Never did we feel we were in trouble or under ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


One to remember!

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Jan Reynolds
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

March 7-17 (2020), we were on the Island Princess for a 10 day Panama Canal Cruise. Due to weather conditions and of course the coronavirus situation, we were not allowed to dock at most of our ports! We were able to do the turn around through the canal and it was awesome! Island Princess was the last Princess Cruise ship at sea until their 60 day suspension is over. The captain and crew were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


We demand a 100% refund! Worst cruise possible! Princess knew before we sailed!!

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Victoria Riddle
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I gave this cruise a rating of terrible because there was no lower rating to choose. Because I worked 42yrs in an industry that did not allow for the number of days away needed this was our first opportunity to go on my husbands dream trip. The Panama Canal. Originally we were going to choose the 16 day version of this cruise until we found out that all the ports of call on the first half of ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Made the Best of It!

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Amy C
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was stopping at places we had never been to before and we wanted to see the old locks of the Panama Canal. It most definitely will be a cruise we will not forget! I can't believe how much the world changed in the 10 days we were gone! I asked my doctor if it was safe to go and he said yes when I told him the itinerary. Well, everything went well ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Grandparents Cruise

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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MeghanMoore1
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

This is a senior citizen cruise and should be advertised as such. Pros: • The room steward & most of the staff was friendly. • The cabins were decent. Cons: • No events to do for younger people • The showers in the cabin seem smaller than usual. The balcony was filthy. • The food is terrible and the menus are too complicated • Some staff was not so friendly. Even had ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


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