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Finally back cruising!

Review for Adventure of the Seas to Caribbean - All

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KevinOMReb
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We caught the cruise bug after a 32 year hiatus (it's called putting kids thru school!) and after 2 wonderful cruises on the Vista 2018 and Symphony 2019 we couldnt wait to get back. The AOS out of Nassau allowed us the first cruise back. We were the 6th time out, and the staff told us that several things that weren't allowed were starting to be added back, such as the dance party on pool deck in ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Our First Cruise Ever, and Probably our Last

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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dedalus
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Today we’re on a cruise for the first time, but this is been such a poor experience I wonder why people do it at all. We were excited and read everything from the cruise company, many reviews and watched videos from cruisenews, Emma, and Gary. Before this, I was thinking hey - we can cruise to the Arctic circle or go transatlantic instead of flying, but now I’d really have to think. What sort of ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


An empty ship all to yourself!

Review for Anthem of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Neilf19740
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise as all passengers needed to be from the UK, fully vaccinated and have passed a PCR test within 3 days of travel. This gave confidence that it would actually be safer to go cruising than stroll around the local shopping centre (where masks appear to have been abandoned). Another factor for this cruise was that it wouldn't be full. In fact, there were less than 1,000 ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View with Large Balcony


A less than perfect cruise!

Review for Queen of the West to U.S.A.

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good4us
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had been receiving mailers from American Cruise line for years and chose them for our return to cruising after a hiatus due to Covid. We were promised the ship would be no more than 80% occupancy due to Covid. This was not the case as several other passengers commented the ship was at 100% of capacity. Our next problem arose at the Red Lion hotel in Portland. We had been informed ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Cruising is Back!

Review for Celebrity Summit to Caribbean - All

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bhagen1953
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Celebrity and especially the Summit were amazingly happy to see us come on board; members of the team were cheering, clapping and yelling "welcome back" as we stepped onboard. And, that level of enthusiasm and service continued throughout the cruise. From the cleaner to the captain, all expressed appreciation for setting sail again. There were only 410 guests aboard a ship that can handle ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Concierge Class 2


Bahamas Breeze

Review for Crystal Serenity to Bahamas

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MarkWiltonM
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We thought a summer cruise in the Bahamas would be hot and stormy but we lucked out with unseasonably dry weather, and the trade winds kept the temperature pleasant at least in the mornings and evenings. This was our first cruise on a luxury line and on a ship of this size. We usually cruise on Celebrity or sometimes Holland-America on ships that are twice the size of this 1,000-passenger ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Return-to-service Bahamas cruise 03JUL2021…

Review for Crystal Serenity to Bahamas

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parkhd
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The long-awaited return of Crystal to cruising was largely a welcome success. The Crystal Serenity and her crew sparkled. Perfect, no, but I take issue with a reviewer on the same cruise who deemed the return “an apology cruise.” Sad that that couple boarded “anxious” rather than ‘eager’ as I and another well-travelled companion did. This is conjecture, but perhaps those guests had initially ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window


Boring

Review for Crystal Serenity to Bahamas

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micsse
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Ship very small by today’s standards and not kept up. Old and outdated in decor and maintenance. Upholstery outdated and in need of repairs. Ship looks 20 years older than 2003 when it was launched. Shows the wear and tear throughout the ship. They only had 18 months to get it ready. This was the first cruise post covid. ATM in casino broke the entire cruise. Only way to get cash on the ship is ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


First cruise post COVID

Review for Crystal Serenity to Bahamas

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Mom2011
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was the first one able to sail. Getting on the ship took a while, but once we got on, it was wonderful! This was a fully vaccinated ship so nobody had to wear a mask on board except the employees. The only bar you could sit around was in Palm Court. The seats around the bars were open, however. To get on the ship we met at the Baja Mar convention center where we ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Bring back the tablecloths!!! Otherwise great cruise.

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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DH-Soccer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was the first Carnival Ship to sail and the experience was great. The ONLY issue that we had was the lack of tablecloths in the main dinning rooms. The bare brown tables looked very cheap and tacky without the clean white tablecloths. The biggest issue with the missing tablecloths was that the drink glasses on the table would sweat and the water caused the glasses to slide across the table ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


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