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21 Crystal Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
Well folks........it's time to say "good-bye". We've had a few glorious years, lots of good memories, made ... Read more
BataviaMan1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
The public rooms are impressive with a large atria, attractive furnishings and the areas well laid out, The Avenue ... Read more
Roycal
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My wife and I took a cruise on Crystal Serenity Nov. 30 – Dec. 11, 2014, from the west coast of Costa Rica, ... Read more
NoWaves
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I have just read a previous review about Crystal Symphony and the expression "not a good fit" fits perfectly for my ... Read more
SBerry
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We have traveled on Crystal for at least 15-16 voyages. We love their staff and service. They have an excellent cruise ... Read more

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MDR-DAN
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
8 Forum Posts
It is a competitive marketplace in the "Luxury" or "Premium" cruise category and Crystal stands at the top of this ... Read more
Mr Cricket
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Due to cruise New York to Los Angeles via Panama Canal last November. Chose Crystal because they said there was open ... Read more
skybluewaters
1 Review
Member Since 2012
128 Forum Posts
After waiting ten months for this cruise, and after reading numerous reviews, comments, etc regarding Crystal, I ... Read more
"Little Toot"
1 Review
Member Since 2006
93 Forum Posts
Background Information - The Panama Canal has always been on my "Bucket List" and when I discovered that this cruise ... Read more
hjames2
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
3 Forum Posts
Although the Crystal Symphony is older than the Seabourn Sojorn we last sailed on, the ship is maintained in top ... Read more

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Tbomb
1 Review
Member Since 2012
We returned this week from our second cruise on the Serenity - about our 25th cruise overall. This was a 14 day ... Read more
zincmet
1 Review
Member Since 2012
This moderate duration cruise was our first on Crystal and the first on the Symphony. Our overall impression was ... Read more
mvcountess
1 Review
Member Since 2011
84 Forum Posts
We signed up for our first cruise experience with Crystal with many recommendations from friends. We were not ... Read more
Emerald22
6 Reviews
Member Since 2004
65 Forum Posts
We went on this cruise with another couple, who have travelled with Crystal Harmony 4 times before. We flied to N.Y. ... Read more
simpsonbook
1 Review
Member Since 2011
Our experience aboard the Crystal Serenity was marvelous. Our expectations were high and we were not disappointed. The ... Read more

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dj_crusin
4 Reviews
Member Since 2005
523 Forum Posts
Embarkation - We booked our own flights to San Jose, Costa Rica and purchased cruise line transfers to Caldera, a two ... Read more
Phantom41j
1 Review
Member Since 2008
2 Forum Posts
This was our third cruise on the Symphony and each cruise gets better. We haven't sailed on the other luxury lines like ... Read more
claudiayvr
4 Reviews
Although I'd heard the phrase "crystallized" many times before our cruise, I did not truly capture its meaning until we ... Read more
Kane
8 Reviews
Member Since 2006
621 Forum Posts
Having previously sailed on Symphony and posted a review, I decided to file a follow-up of the differences from our ... Read more
NHBob
6 Reviews
Member Since 2006
3,011 Forum Posts
PANAMA SPLENDOR - MIAMI TO LOS ANGELES CRYSTAL SYMPHONY FEBRUARY 2007 I recently returned from my fifth cruise on ... Read more

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alan310
3 Reviews
Member Since 2007
610 Forum Posts
Third Crystal cruise, first on the Serenity, 34th cruise overall. I will not go over the stops and excursions because ... Read more

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