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79 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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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
Excellent Cruise tekeella
01/13
For us the cruise was exactly what we wanted. Perhaps if we had not booked inside guarantee and ended up with a nice ... Read more
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

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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
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
This was our first ever cruise and was part of a coach & cruise holiday with Leger. We embarked in Venice after ... Read more
After reading the reviews on this website I was expecting the worse. This was my first ever cruise, but my partners 3rd ... Read more

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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
This was our first cruise and possibly our last. We booked because of the Itinerary and started our cruise on the ... Read more
11/11
We have decided to go on a cruise for our first time. We checked the internet and found this very interesting deal. We ... Read more

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We booked our 1st cruise on this ship over xmas / new year and to celebrate my wife's 40th Birthday. We had one ... Read more
11/11
I can't understand why there should be a daily service charge €7 per day over and above your initial payments ... Read more
11/11
After booking the cruise on Costa Serena i read the reviews and wished i had not booked.I have worked as a holiday rep ... Read more
This was our 1st cruise and we are a family of 4 (2 boys ages 5 & 7). We are English speaking but have been living in ... Read more
Having never been on a cruise before, the decision to take Costa Deliziosa was based more on its itinerary than on the ... Read more

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This is what happened! Yvonne Bignell
09/11
Our first joint adventure on the high seas started at 0700HRS on the 22st July 2011 at Gatwick. It was booked through ... Read more
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07/11
I was with a family group of 25 on this cruise, so interacting with and meeting others was not a priority. If I had ... Read more
07/11
I have recently returned from a wonderful cruise with my parents aboard Costa Fortuna. It was my first cruise but ... Read more
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06/11
After leaving the sea 27 yrs ago, working as Chief Electrician, it was time to see how the other half live.We flew from ... Read more
As first-time cruisers, we were a little apprehensive after reading all the reviews on this site, particularly about ... Read more

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