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92 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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It did not start well - an overnight flight from the UK which was very squashed and uncomfortable (Emirates. VERY ... Read more
It is a good cruise Standardnut
03/14
Don't knock it till you try it. This is our second Costa cruise in two years. Our first one was the most fun we had and ... Read more
Rincewind42
03/14
The Costa Atlantica has recently started operating out of Shanghai, targeting the Chinese market. One of my wife's ... Read more
03/14
We travelled as a family of 6, my parents, my husband and I and our 2 children aged 8 & 3. We arrived into ... Read more
02/14
After reading a lot of the reviews on this website concerning Costa, we were very worried about how our cruise holiday ... Read more

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This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect and this lengthy account of our experience is to help ... Read more
We were so impressed by the friendly staff on this cruise who always greeted and smiled. Nothing was too much trouble. ... Read more
10/13
We have just returned from 7 nights on the Costa Mediterranea. This was our first cruise and we were really nervous. ... Read more
I took a cruise on the Costa Fortuna departing from Copenhagen. She is 10 years old and looks her age. The good ... Read more
As first time cruisers we had a lot of questions. Cruise critic was very helpful for many of them. Neo romantica is a ... Read more

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Like most people, we chose Costa because it was the cheap end of the cruise market and we didn't even know if we'd ... Read more
Good for first timers Buttes Chaumont
01/14
We are a young couple and this was our first cruise visiting Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallin, Riga, ... Read more
Romantic Cruise jujubabes
06/13
This was our first cruise on Costa, we were due to sail on Concordia last year Feb, but due to unfortunate ... Read more
04/13
My wife and I received an email from Cruise Nation offering an eleven night cruise on the Costa Neo Romantica at what ... Read more
02/13
Firstly I have to say I had a really nice time. I booked the cruise last minute, and read reviews afterwards. This ... Read more

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We sailed from Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong. We travelled with 4 adults and 1 child. Our cruise was 3 ... Read more
This was our first time on a cruise. Myself my partner our 4 children ages 17,12,9,and 7 We flew to Venice via easy ... Read more
08/12
We went on Costa NeoRomantica on 26th July for 8 nights departing from Dover and visiting Amsterdam, Hamburg, ... Read more
We are just back from a very enjoyable week cruising on the costa classica. Having read some of the reviews on here ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise and was part of a coach & cruise holiday with Leger. We embarked in Venice after ... Read more

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After reading the reviews on this website I was expecting the worse. This was my first ever cruise, but my partners 3rd ... Read more
I was meeting my parents and my sister in Barcelona, due to a work conflict I had to join the cruise a little late. The ... Read more
12/11
Thank goodness we did NOT read the reviews of the Costa Classica before setting sailing. Otherwise, we may not have ... Read more
Costa Lotta Sadie Dunne
12/11
We were apprehensive about Costa after reading some of the reviews but decided to book and decide for ourselves. We ... Read more
Background This was my first cruise. I have friends who enjoy cruises and its something that I have wanted to do for ... Read more

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