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Flaneur72
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are experienced cruisers, a mature couple, with a preference for Crystal. Two years ago, we sailed from Valparaiso to Bali on the Symphony, and we found the journey marvelous. This time we took a shorter cruise from Valparaiso to ... Read more
cliffsiders
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We had not sailed with Crystal since the Fall of 2013, and were a little leery about the sale of Crystal to a Chinese company. Since our first cruise on the Symphony in 2004, we loved both the Symphony and the Serenity - for service, ... Read more
Mrs Worldly
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Given that crystal push the " voted worlds best cruise line" tag. We fell for it and were expecting a fantastic time. The highlight of which was billed as NYE in Rio de Janiero for the fireworks. All advertising showed ... Read more
Kalinta
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
54 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The trip started with the big DFW snowstorm. Had to sleep in Admirals club in MIA after many hours of delay DFW, more delay MIA. Luggage went to NY, and I arrived in Rio day late, no bags. Met a friend right away, also with lost luggage ... Read more
prof1420
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our primary thought about this cruise was that we were very lucky to visit the Antarctic for a few days when the weather was ideal. We had clear and sunny skies with little wind and were fully able to view the spectacular scenery and wild ... Read more

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SandraHi
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We had high expectations for our first Crystal Cruise. Boarding was a breeze, our room was fine. Staff on board quickly got to know our names and our favorite drinks. The trouble started when we would return to our room and smell heavy ... Read more
prof1420
Member Since 2011
5 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The quality of the food, the service, the entertainment and overall ambience was much superior to that we have experienced on other cruise lines. The first day we heard two discussions among different groups about whether Seabourn or ... Read more
swiss60
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
32 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 1 cruise on a Crystal ship and we had heard only good things about Crystal Cruises, but there were also some negative items we did not appreciate at all. First to the good things: nice ship, good size (below 1'000 PAX), ... Read more
andy
8 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2006
Crystal Symphony Buenos Aires  Miami April 13  April 29, 2006 and Iguassu Iguassu The trip to Iguassu was not part of the cruise - but it was part of our trip of which the cruise was the center piece. I booked flights with TAM and ... Read more
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