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Best Mid-size Cruise Ships for Embarkation

2015 Cruisers' Choice for Cruise Critic
Disney is the most organized company in the world. I never had a moment of worry. 
Read RRosenbaum's Disney Fantasy Review!
...Disney's embarkation process was by and far the easiest. We had no wait time at the registration desk and after registering the kids for the kids club, we walk directly on the ship without any line. 
Read da!Man's Disney Magic Review!
I boarded in Auckland with no issues as a solo passenger. There were lines but these moved quickly. 
Read Polodriver's Crystal Symphony Review!

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The best mid-size cruise ships for embarkation chosen by cruisers. All rankings are based on member review ratings for cruises taken in 2014.
Rating: 4.6
Disney Magic (Image)
Disney Magic's Deck Party celebration officially kicks off the fun.
Rating: 4.5
Noordam (Image)
Guests embark knowing they're in good hands on Noordam.
Rating: 4.5
Disney Wonder (Image)
As you enter the Wonder hassle-free, you'll be in awe of your surroundings.
Rating: 4.5
Riviera (Image)
Right out of the shipyard, the Riviera makes your voyage feel carefree.
Rating: 4.5
Veendam (Image)
Veendam ensures a smooth embarkation to put guests at ease.
Rating: 4.4
Coral Princess (Image)
When it comes to operational efficiency, Coral is a logistical showpiece.
Rating: 4.4
Zuiderdam (Image)
Guests are on their way to relaxation and fun the second they board Zuiderdam.
Rating: 4.3
Westerdam (Image)
Westerdam's atrium is an inviting and fascinating introduction to the ship.
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