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Blenray
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The repositioning cruise was chosen because it seemed to be well priced and was a nice way of returning to Australia. The ports were an annoying interlude between the sea days. No bridge Director on board yet lots of sea days. Sorry ... Read more
ski-watch
Member Since 2009
1 review
38 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Please be patient in the reading of this comprehensive review which has taken a long while to compile due to the unwillingness of various sources to explain their actions (inactions) whilst on-board this cruise. Rather regrettably very ... Read more
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Hi ski-watch, thank you for your thorough review ... Read more
DundeeCake
Member Since 2015
1 review
25 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We joined this 4 nations cruise in Dubai after a 2 night stay and were on the Emerald for 10 days disembarking in Singapore. Embarkation was very smooth and we were aboard before we knew it. We chose this segment as it was an offer and ... Read more
davemoz
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
It would take us some hours to list all the issues (from a customer’s viewpoint) that need immediate addressing by Princess, as a result of our experiences during the 48 day Southampton to Sydney cruise on the Emerald Princess, but ... Read more
sweetheart52
Member Since 2013
1 review
49 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Embarkation when very smoothly we booked the princess bus from Victoria st station which was very close to our hotel and a great price. On arrival in Southampton our luggage was taken on board and walked straight into checkin. It took ... Read more
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Party Patticake
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
20 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise for it's length (30 days) and ports of call. Princess does deliver on quality every time. It's not the most luxurious ship out there and the cuisine isn't outstanding but overall service is very good. The cabins are ... Read more
2lips4tori
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Although we were on the 30 day portion of this cruise there were a number of disorganized or poorly administered issues that prevented this from being a home-run. Most notably among the administration issues was the India visa fiasco. We ... Read more
marti222
Member Since 2009
1 review
250 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Decided on doing this cruise as relations were making their way back to Australia after spending 3 weeks with us in Wales. This was our first time with Princess and will certainly cruise with them again . As I was travelling solo and ... Read more
klocks
Member Since 2012
1 review
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because we wanted to sail the Suez Canal. We boarded the Emerald Princess in Southampton and we had a smooth check in. We had our Indian Visas and so this did not hold us up at all. The ships crew were fantastic, ... Read more
suspend6
Member Since 2012
1 review
55 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cruise departed Southampton on my birthday, and arrived in Melbourne Australia on my wife's birthday. Good signs (or a good excuse!). The Emerald Princess layout was very familiar, having sailed on her sister ships. We had not had a ... Read more
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pagoda113
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I wanted to get from UK to Australia on an alternative to flying. This ships repositioning met the need and the dates suited. Ive had not sailed with Princess Line before so it was a new experience and also had not done longer than 14 ... Read more
westygef
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
My wife and I chose this cruise due to the price, the duration and the departure date. Our cruise was for 30 days sailing from Southampton at the end of September, so we avoided some of the autumn at home in the UK. We considered the ... Read more
Bex9016
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we loved every second. The entire experience was amazing, and for me it was hard to find fault. I know with it being my first cruise, it could be argued that I have no other cruise lines to compare it to, but ... Read more
lionsleeper
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise as we wanted the convenience of sailing from Southampton and we wanted near on guaranteed sunshine. We have also sailed with Princess many times and are Platinum members. Embarkation was perfect no complaints top ... Read more
Piermaster
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Our 12th cruise with Princess, 2nd time to Canaries and 2nd time on Emerald Princess. So the best way to do this review is a daily account: Saturday 17/08/16: Pulled up at the Mayflower Terminal a bit early, but check in still dealt ... Read more
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andynlinds
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
22 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We booked this cruise fairly close to departure and as a result only had an option for a guarantee inside cabin. As per the cabin review we would not do this again on this ship. Our stateroom attendant however was wonderful. Always ... Read more
Cobbins
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise mainly because it was from Southampton, in September and on Princess which we prefer. We enjoyed the cruise in the main but a couple of things we felt could have been better. Firstly could not fault the crew. They ... Read more
ukellie
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
192 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Embarkation Arrived 09.30 at the mayflower terminal due to late arrival of the emerald luggage drop was a bit delayed We managed to do our luggGe drop approx 10.15 and then checked in 10.30 very slick and we boarded around 11.30 ... Read more
Diggens
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Entertainment was poor mainly quizzes. Room was dirty and not cleaned properly items from previous guests and dust every where sheets were not changed for the fortnight we were there. Staff on reception were rude and did not get back ... Read more
jobfox
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it suited where we wanted to go at a time we wanted to go. The ship itself is a nicely laid out ship although a bit tired. It was being repainted during the course of the voyage. The cabins were of average ... Read more
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Saligo
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
160 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We are not Princess aficionados and only one of our previous 13 cruises was with Princess. There is no particular reason for this, but we choose cruises on itinerary, dates and price with cruise line as a secondary consideration, and ... Read more
luckylynn13
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
111 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Liked the Emerald last time. This time very mediocre entertainment, definitely need more outside acts . Too much emphasis on trivia and silly game shows. Cabin was excellent with good service. Horizon buffet very tasty as was food from ... Read more
Cruise club
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Princess. We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Southampton on the 20th August with our Daughter son in law and two grandchildren aged 14 and 11. Embarkation was slow, as there were storms affecting the ... Read more
ES5331
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Having read some of the reviews (after we had booked!) we were concerned that we had made the wrong choice - delighted to report that we had a wonderful cruise and would have happily stayed on the ship and replay the holiday again! ... Read more
Bill Sarre
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First time cruisers, two adults, two children 11 and 9, interconnecting mini suites( not necessary but the booking is a long story) although I would do interconnecting rooms again, just smaller. Overall conclusion, this is akin to a ... Read more
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