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107 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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woodpecker1000
1 Review
Member Since 2013
25 Forum Posts
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
Geekiegal
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
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
jujubabes
1 Review
Member Since 2013
This was our first cruise on Costa, we were due to sail on Concordia last year Feb, but due to unfortunate ... Read more
hardcore1
1 Review
Member Since 2013
4 Forum Posts
My wife and I received an email from Cruise Nation offering an eleven night cruise on the Costa Neo Romantica at what ... Read more
Meka3256
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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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tekeella
1 Review
Member Since 2009
46 Forum Posts
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
koolkruiser3043
1 Review
Member Since 2012
3 Forum Posts
We sailed from Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong. We travelled with 4 adults and 1 child. Our cruise was 3 ... Read more
crimson river
1 Review
Member Since 2012
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
ruthie_toothy
1 Review
Member Since 2012
We went on Costa NeoRomantica on 26th July for 8 nights departing from Dover and visiting Amsterdam, Hamburg, ... Read more
superjillo
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
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

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mgm53
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
We are just back from a very enjoyable week cruising on the costa classica. Having read some of the reviews on here ... Read more
ray26
1 Review
Member Since 2012
This was our first ever cruise and was part of a coach & cruise holiday with Leger. We embarked in Venice after ... Read more
bandanna
1 Review
Member Since 2012
After reading the reviews on this website I was expecting the worse. This was my first ever cruise, but my partners 3rd ... Read more
PorteAllegra
1 Review
Member Since 2011
1 Forum Post
Thank goodness we did NOT read the reviews of the Costa Classica before setting sailing. Otherwise, we may not have ... Read more
Sadie Dunne
1 Review
11/11
We were apprehensive about Costa after reading some of the reviews but decided to book and decide for ourselves. We ... Read more

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ijonathanc
1 Review
Member Since 2011
13 Forum Posts
Background This was my first cruise. I have friends who enjoy cruises and its something that I have wanted to do for ... Read more
Peter West
1 Review
This was our first cruise and possibly our last. We booked because of the Itinerary and started our cruise on the ... Read more
swisshoneymooners
1 Review
Member Since 2011
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
Lee McMahon
1 Review
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
Danny Ayriss
1 Review
I can't understand why there should be a daily service charge €7 per day over and above your initial payments ... Read more

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sigaco
3 Reviews
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
4Versoix
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
15 Forum Posts
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
Fifica
1 Review
Member Since 2011
Having never been on a cruise before, the decision to take Costa Deliziosa was based more on its itinerary than on the ... Read more
Yvonne Bignell
1 Review
Our first joint adventure on the high seas started at 0700HRS on the 22st July 2011 at Gatwick. It was booked through ... Read more
Corkyone
1 Review
Member Since 2011
Not rated
6/11
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

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