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GoldyHA
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
To be clear, I'm not an experienced cruiser (only one prior cruise 25 years ago, with no plans to sail today's giant modern ships), and we don't fit the typical demographic—I'm a 52-year-old man traveling with my 18-year-old ... Read more
Wren1
Member Since 2010
1 review
10 helpful votes
I loved this cruise. It was different than the many others I have taken--more nature; less commercial. No Diamonds International or commercials trying to sell something onboard. The naturalists make the trip a cut above. There was no place ... Read more
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Beyond the Sunrise
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
162 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Extensive travel can foster skepticism about promotional information. In this instance the Galapagos aboard Xpedition is everything, and more, than the publicity promotes. I regretted that skepticism kept us from booking a b2b of both ... Read more
moebruin
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
160 forum posts
6 helpful votes
For those looking for a standard cruise this would not be your thing although Celebrity does its best to bring a lot of its standard cruise feature to this ship. For those looking for an amazing adventure with an up close and personal ... Read more
a1963corvette
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I are not big cruisers. We travel extensively, but have only done a few cruises. Generally, we find them underwhelming. Celebrity's Xpedition in the Galapagos is an exception and we ... Read more
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keepitup
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
11 helpful votes
As many people have contributed very detailed reviews, which are very helpful with planning for this trip, I have decided to review it from a UK point of view and give personal observations. First this trip requires stamina, ... Read more
alldog49
Member Since 2012
7 reviews
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Galapagos was on our bucket list. We booked this trip 19 months prior. This was trip B. We did the 10 day, which included 2 nights in Quito pre cruise and one night post cruise. Quito was OK but not anything to look forward to. Yes, we ... Read more
texaslover
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
15 forum posts
9 helpful votes
The Xpedition Sales Team is grossly uninformed and a number of Xpedition Passengers concurred that the information provided prior to departure from U.S. is very sparse and this team is not incentivized to provide helpful information to the ... Read more
karasdad
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
13 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My thirteen year old daughter talked me into this trip but I couldn't convince my wife and other daughter to join us because they are prone to seasickness. I researched this trip extensively here and read all reviews. Suffice it to say ... Read more
Host Jazzbeau
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
6,853 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Visiting the Galapagos Islands has been on our bucket list forever, but it always seemed very daunting (both the cost and the expedition nature of the trip, especially on small boats). When we learned about Celebrity Xpedition, we felt ... Read more
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Kentucky Girl
Member Since 2006
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
Check! Was a great cruise. We were in cabin 506. It had a king bed and balcony. I highly recommend the balcony. We used the table and chairs and had cocktails and read books and star gazed nightly. Ship is a bit dated and needs a ... Read more
savilleization
Member Since 2002
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
We booked 1 1/2 years in advance and this trip exceeded our expectations! Celebrity has everything down perfect. We were on the April 10 trip which included 2 nights in the Marriott in Quito pre-cruise and 1 night post-cruise. Here is a ... Read more
Jiriep
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
This tour was booked on a previous Celebrity cruise and it was our first expedition sail. Scanty Information about the tour specifics given, and the fact that I organized everything from my computer in Switzerland gave us a flash of ... Read more
angrod
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
In my opinion. All the Celebrity email promotions were useless, including my birthday credit because they were targeted to everything but the ship I was on. No-one at Celebrity phone center has any idea what the Xpedition is about.  ... Read more
WestonOne
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
A wonderful trip where we saw no end of wildlife, and I would recommend to anyone interested in birds and aquatic life. In terms of giving an account of what you will see and the standards of the crew and naturalists I don't think I can ... Read more
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artlovingfoodie
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
13 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
There were so many things I was worried about when selecting a Galapagos Cruise so I'll try to address those. 1. Itinerary A or B? We talked with a couple who just came off A and were doing B with us and asked their opinion. They said ... Read more
Arling2nGal
Member Since 2014
7 reviews
14 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
I'm not going to repeat what many other reviewers have already said about this fantastic cruise. I found their reviews to be very helpful, and I am going to add a few of my own comments and suggestions. Most importantly, this is a very ... Read more
kentish cruisers
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We were on the same cruise as the only British Couple and flew out to Quito On BA and Iberia via Madrid early Boxing Day morning arriving some 12 hours later. We were met at the Airport on arrival (we were the only couple) and arrived at ... Read more
LeaderLady
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sooooooooo disappointing after booking this cruise 13 months in advance. We departed on December 25 -- yes Christmas Day. We had booked ALL through Celebrity including airfare, transfers, etc. We felt secure knowing that with Celebrity ... Read more
Proctor74
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We had a wonderful cruise/trip to Quito, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. We left from Miami at 1600, on Friday December 12 and returned on Tuesday, December 23. The flight to Quito was just under four (4) hours. We landed at the new ... Read more
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Rathne
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and I just returned home from Ecuador, having spent seven most memorable nights on the Celebrity Xpedition. Our ten day package included two pre-cruise nights, and one post-cruise night at the JW Marriott in Quito. We had looked at ... Read more
CruisingBetterThanCooking
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Others have done a _wonderful_ job of reviewing this cruise and their advice was very useful in letting us know what to expect. I'll just add things that either weren't mentioned or I would have preferred more emphasis on (or perhaps I ... Read more
May B
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
3,002 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We decided to do Celebrity's 13-day package. It starts with two nights in Quito, moves to seven nights on the Xpedition, then continues with one night in Lima, three nights in Cusco, and a last night in Lima. We wanted to make the trip as ... Read more
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Papa_Bob_New_Jersey
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is not what I would describe as a leisurely pleasure cruise. There is no showroom or casino on the ship, very little entertainment & no pool. This is for those interested in close up encounters with an amazing variety of animals ... Read more
802colorado
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
What you have read in other reviews is quite accurate. Here is my perspective: Celebrity planning - everything works like clockwork. Every detail is covered. Highly efficient and professional. You get what you pay for. When we arrived at ... Read more
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