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TriniSandra
Member Since 2017
1 review
Got back from our cruise on Sat morning. Couple things about this cruise and our own personal preferences. The ship was too small. One pool, and hundreds of sun loving Brazilians and Argentinians and their many children do not make for ... Read more
karishma992
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first Norwegian cruise. We chose Norwegian Sun because we wanted to go to a place we hadn't before, which was South America. We also wanted a cruise ship that was sailing for both Christmas and NYE. We thought the itinerary ... Read more
twhitenss
Member Since 2012
1 review
21 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Great itinerary! Great Ship! Great Crew! Great Price! Great Cabin! After cruising on just about every cruise line and after cruising more than 250 cruises the Norwegian Sun wins my vote for best ship. It is wonderful to see it back in ... Read more
prawnit
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of it's great itinerary. We sailed Rio de Janeiro > Buenos Aires stopping at 5 ports along the way. Firstly, the boarding procedure was quick and simple but when we were on board there was literally no ... Read more
Keneke
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because it was inexpensive and we were interested in the destinations. We bought our tickets before learning that every US citizen in our party would have to jump through many hoops to get a $160 visa to enter Brazil. ... Read more
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barry427
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
Great itinerary, I boarded in Buenos Aires ( after a wonderful week) and enjoyed visiting Uruguay and the coast of Brazil then departed in Rio for a week. This size ship ( I think 1,800 ) is perfect for a cruise like this. Easy to get ... Read more
Cruise Swell
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
I choose this cruise as it is a great way to see part of South America in a safe and secure environment. Given the crime levels in South America and not speaking Spanish or Portuguese the cruise is the obvious choice to get a flavour of ... Read more
Dave0m
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Unfortunately the Norwegian survey wouldn't take this in, so this seems like the best place. (I've expanded a little - it would have been under the 1000 char limit) This was our 4th Norwegian cruise, and may be our last. Embarkation ... Read more
BIGMANPHIL
Member Since 2005
1 review
38 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I took this cruise because I had not been to South America in over 6 years, and wanted to experience the sights and sounds of the region again. Specifically took this cruise because it fit my schedule well and the price was very good. I ... Read more
wombat464
Member Since 2016
1 review
30 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This was our first (and probably last) cruise with NCL, having cruised with Princess previously. Firstly, we made a decision to walk to the port from our accommodation in Valparaiso. This was a complete disaster, as you have to check-in ... Read more
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GraemeJ
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
This cruise was booked through Infinity Cruises in London as a package, including flights, some transfers and hotel accommodation at beginning and end of the cruise. The booking process was excellent and I have no hesitation in ... Read more
Funa1966
Member Since 2016
1 review
I had chosen this particular line due to a group of factors such as route, the number of days, ports. Analysing by the shipping point of view is visible that is one of the older ships of the Norwegian Fleet having the necessity of a ... Read more
jillmary
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
Unfortunately this cruise was off to bad start as no one could board for along time & there seemed to be no organisation. Finally on board after 2 hrs. in a queue.. then no cabins were ready for a very long time. Luggage was not ... Read more
Tanndance
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
First, the NCL repositioning cruise from San Diego to Valparaiso and then from Valparaiso to Buenos Aires does not sell out. We met dozens of people that booked the first leg - San Diego to Valparaiso the day before departure and paid ... Read more
HiramAbif
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
49 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Yes, the ingredients in this cruise vacation are a recipe for Awesomesauce! We're a middle aged couple from north/central Massachusetts. A little over a year ago I noticed the value of this unusual annual repo itinerary on ... Read more
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CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
27 reviews
10,822 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I’m a 34 year old male who sailed solo on the Norwegian Sun from San Diego, CA, USA to Valpraiso, Chile from November 2, 2016 to November 19, 2016. I’ve sailed with many different cruise lines but have found NCL to meet most of ... Read more
SookeBC
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Being in close quarters with your spouse for 17 days, not to mention hundreds of other passengers and crew, sounds like a good way to get cranky and swear off cruising for life. On the contrary, we found ourselves savoring the voyage, ... Read more
Bunson Bill
Member Since 2014
1 review
218 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After being on the Epic in February I swore that I would never go onto another Norwegian Cruise again. However friends told me that they had experienced great cruises with Norwegian. When I discovered this cruise in early October with its ... Read more
CruisinMaterial
Member Since 2005
27 reviews
10,822 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I’m a 34 year old male who traveled solo on the Norwegian Sun for the full-ship charter called the Groove Cruise. The charter was from October 28 to November 2, 2016. This was my 36th cruise and 23rd time with Norwegian. I had been ... Read more
mjfun78
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose Norwegian Sun ship because of the itinerary. NCL is our cruise choice. We left out of Miami. We like to visit Miami. We went to South Beach for the day. We got a inside cabin in the 8th floor, aft. We arrived at the dock at 10:00 ... Read more
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Stonymtncruiser
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
113 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second time thru the canal and the second time on this ship. We choose this cruise because of the itinerary as it had three ports we had not being to before. As Latitude members we were able to get on board rather quickly ... Read more
Donkeylady
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This is the first cruise with this company. The food on the boat was exceptional and the staff were lovely,nothing was too much trouble and any request were dealt with quickly and efficiently. The boat however was tired and our cabin which ... Read more
Gregwhiz
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our 1st cruise with NCL. I think we will likely be cruising with another line in the future. Before I go blasting away, I do want to say that for the most part, this is a nice ship with a great crew. Before we even got on the ... Read more
rolsen222
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
I was traveling with my 81 year old mom who has limited mobility. We wanted a cruise with interesting ports we haven't seen before. We both enjoyed the cruise immensely. It was a great blend of interesting places and relaxing sea days. ... Read more
Lady Longhorn
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
57 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I went to San Diego on Thursday, one day before departure. Wyndham San Diego Bayside provided a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel, which is directly across the street from the departure port. The hotel was very nice, the area ... Read more
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