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Panama Canal & Central America Vision of the Seas Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Great cruise along the Panama Canal
"Embarked in Miami - was on board quickly and cabins opened by 1.15pm. We tried the assisted boarding as my dad has bad arthritis and struggles to walk far now. We waited in an area with an awful lot of others in the..."Read More
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Lousy cruise

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Manymice

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I'm loyal to Royal and wanted to do a Panama Canal cruise. I have been on about 40 cruises with Royal and this was by far the worst cruise I've been on. 1) Embarkation was delayed due to an unknown issue and the communication was non existent. The disembarkation from the ship was fine but waiting for an hour for our luggage to arrive at the airport was frustration 2) The ship is old but in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


16 day Panama Canal cruise from L.A to San Juan, PR

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ariesjerry

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The only good thing about this cruise is the excellent crew it has. Room service was exceptional. All crew members were friendly and and did their work with an excellent attitude. Otherwise the ship did not offer free WiFi, and the cost if was $19.99 per day. If you take your cellphone and use it on, or near the ship, the cost per call is $5.99 per minute. At no time was this mentioned by ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


AZ crew in the Panama Canal

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AZcrew

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because the timing was good, it ended up in LA where we could drive home to Phoenix and we needed 15 days to make Diamond level. We arrived in Fort Lauderdale 2 days ahead hoping to do some sightseeing but a cloudburst stuck with us for much of the 48 hours until we boarded which dampened our plans. We were glad we were staying in an Embassy Suites and had the extra room while ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


This cruise got better and better

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steven Brill

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this 16 day cruise for it’s itinerary, value and breadth of activities. The ship was a manageable size, offered plentiful activities and many meal and eating options. The cruise directors and activities staff provided many entertainment and participant activities. We were amazed at the friendly and helpful staff. Each staff member went out of their way to make sure we had the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


the worst ever cruise

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pdaddy69

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Never ever been treated like second class citizen since I have been cruising for over 27 years with this pathetic company. It does not matter what happens on this ship as nobody cares and nobody listens. The noise, food, officers were pathetic and overall I wish people would avoid this company like the plague. An officer actually snatched a spoon out of my hand and I wish I would have handled my ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


Perfect Cruise

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Christy jo

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I chose this cruise to transit the Panama Canal. We got so much more. This is a beautiful ship, easy to navigate and it has the best cruise director in the world, Steve Davis, who can make this cruise fun for everyone. Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance was the highlight for me. The energy on this ship is non stop. There is always so to do. The entertainment was varied and fun. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View


Love the ship and staff, food could be better

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Amdcu93

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

The ship is wonderful. I love how small and easy to navigate she is compared to her bigger competitors and sisters. Not high-tech, which is fine with me. I'm happy with just music and trivia and silly games and reading by the pool. Maybe I'm just getting old, but I thought the ship was perfect for my wife and I. Solarium space is wonderful. Quiet, great view. Staff were wonderful. Steve ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Great cruise along the Panama Canal

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custard75

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Embarked in Miami - was on board quickly and cabins opened by 1.15pm. We tried the assisted boarding as my dad has bad arthritis and struggles to walk far now. We waited in an area with an awful lot of others in the same position and after 15 minutes were taken up an escalator and basically it cut quite a bit of walking out. Deck 3 Oceanview 3096 and 3094 - nice big window with blackout blinds ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


Room noises deck 7 room 7617

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nevillejb1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Completed 16 night panama canal cruise. Major problem was room noise, every night and every day. Complained to ship staff only to be told no one has ever complained about noise problems and the noise was from the pool above us. Sorry but there was no way it was coming from the pool above. If you are booking a room on this ship do not book this room, or one near it. It was a real shame as ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Nice ship, horrible food and excursion desk staff, tiny stateroom

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Manazefa

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We took a 16 day cruise from LA to New Orleans. This was out 5th RC cruise. We’ve enjoyed the others. The ship was nice, not too big. The cruise director was wonderful. Very friendly and creative. On this cruise however the dining room food was worse than terrible. We were in second seating. Food consistently arrived over cooked, cold, and not as described in the menu. Try a baked potatoe ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


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