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Happy Cruiser
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
365 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2010
My husband and I were on the Azamara Journey for this 12 day Caribbean cruise. I will tell you some of my observations without repeating what others have posted. Transportation: We started in Fort Lauderdale and had to find a way to get ... Read more
CarolBob
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had been on the Journey twice before [ 1)Great Britain, Scotland, Ireland and 2) the Western Mediterranean] and it was fantastic. Weather was poor here in North Carolina and we saw that the Journey was in the Caribbean. We signed up ... Read more
CanadianTom
Member Since 2009
1 review
109 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Hello: Had a great time on the Journey. Here are the highs: Great food, never had a bad meal and I feel the food has improved over last year, we sailed on the cruise Jan.'09. The activity staff made the cruise. Tony did an excellent job as ... Read more
parkslopegal
Member Since 2009
1 review
37 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2010
This was the first cruise we've been on since Renaissance went out of business.It was deja vu getting on the Journey as it looked exactly like the R6! Embarkation was a breeze. We were in our cabin, champagne in hand, by 12:30 pm for a ... Read more
shadow750
Member Since 2009
1 review
18 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just gotten back from our cruise - and are having a really hard time adjusting to reality. We had flown into Orlando and drove down to Miami. Here are some of the highlights: Staff - so welcoming and courteous. Everyone would ... Read more

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Shelly&Jack
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have been sailing the Celebrity Brand since 1990 and decided to try Azamara last year when it was still the high-end brand of Celebrity. We sailed on the Quest to Southeast and Northeast Asia last winter and were extremely pleased with ... Read more
vegaslover
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2010
Recently cruised on the Azamara Journey January 3, 2010 thru the Panama Canal. We mainly cruise with Celebrity and a few times on Royal Caribbean. Our last cruise was in May 2009 on Royal Caribbean's "Independence of the Sea", which at the ... Read more
marenio
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
Perhaps this was the perfect moment to cruise with the Journey: at the time when they upgraded their service to semi-luxury and before the price hike. In any case, our experience was dramatically better than what we expected from lukewarm ... Read more
sbalax
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
4,528 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Azamara Journey Transatlantic December 4 - 18, 2009 Air: We were fortunate enough to be able to use employee passes to travel from Los Angeles to Houston to Amsterdam. The "non-rev" gods were with us and both flights were made in the ... Read more
World20
Member Since 2009
1 review
96 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Introduction and Background of Newbie Passengers. I am almost retires; we have traveled extensively throughout most of the world (as top elite member of many hotel and airline frequent flyer programs). I would think this is the profile of ... Read more

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joeyndoug
Member Since 2009
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Panama Canal Cruise - 12/18/09 to 1/3/10 This was the best vacation we have ever taken in our 20 years of marriage!!! It was the perfect combination of casual and upscale. I felt like we were newcomers on the ship having only taken 5 ... Read more
Buck1
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
136 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN -- My wife is a veteran of 14 cruises and I have taken 11 so while we are not grizzled cruise old-timers, we are no strangers to the sea either. She has more trips under her belt because she takes our daughters on ... Read more
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takemewithyou
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
3,749 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
Background info: We have been on more than 10 cruises on such cruise lines as HAL (5), Princess (2), NCL (1), Celebrity (2), Cruise West (1), etc. After recently doing a cruise on Celebrity, we decided to try Azamara. The price was less ... Read more
Keefy
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
277 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
Contrasts between getting there and getting back via the Airline Industry and the cruise experience on Azamara were marked. British Airways from Toronto to Barcelona via Heathrow were their abysmal worst. Aged 767 with non operative ... Read more
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Tom Barnes
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Preliminaries: We took the 12-day cruise from Rome (Cittivecchia) to Barcelona starting on November 19, 2008. We flew British Air from LAX to Heathrow (Premium Economy class) and British Air economy to Rome. It was our ... Read more

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jonathonburgess
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2009
We have cruised "off and on" for the last 35 years but much more recently on Celebrity, RCCL, NCL, Oceania and now Azamara. We had a Sunset View Balcony at the front of the ship on Deck 7 - has the advantage of no cover over so you can ... Read more
TraelorMex
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
377 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2009
We selected Azamara based on the recommendation of our T/A. We have sailed HAL numerous times, and Princess cruises once. The Azamara Journey was presented as a 'boutique' cruise line, similar to Oceana Cruise Lines. Here's the down ... Read more
LikestoCruise511
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Review of Azamara Journey Cruise - October 11-25, 2009 - Southern Mediterranean This was the trip of a lifetime. The ports coupled with the exceptional cruise experience will make it a vacation that's hard to top. We had previously sailed ... Read more
Bosscat
Member Since 2009
1 review
308 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cruise to the Holy Land 2009 "Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely- having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery ... Read more
wwb_ca
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
56 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Azamara Journey - Southeastern Mediterranean (October 11, 2009 - October 25, 2009) "The Pursuit of Excellence" Reflecting on the voyage, I would characterize the ethos of the ship's officers, staff, and crew as having a focus on ... Read more

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piscean
Member Since 2009
1 review
499 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2009
Azamara Journey 11th October 2009 A lot of what I am saying in this review has been said before but is worth repeating. This was our third cruise with Azamara with a fourth booked for 2010 which indicates how much we like Azamara. ... Read more
Bethany Beach
Member Since 2006
12 reviews
193 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise and up to this point, I can say that we really don't like cruising and much prefer land vacations. We are definitely not the type of people who look at a cruise ship as a vacation in itself. Our sole purpose in ... Read more
victoria3108
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
185 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I normally don't write reviews on travel, but after such a wonderful experience I felt obliged to acknowledge the great product Azamara offers. Nothing in this world is perfect or guaranteed, but honestly, I don't think any cruise line ... Read more
Kitts
Member Since 2009
1 review
66 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2009
On entering the Journey for the first time, it became clear very quickly that this ship is indeed identical to the Quest. This was an advantage as I already knew where everything was located. My partner hadn't been on a cruise before, ... Read more
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Literary Lynne
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
414 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our wonderful cruise began with a short flight from Heathrow to Copenhagen, followed by a very easy and inexpensive 12 minute train journey to Copenhagen Central Station then an expensive taxi ride to Frihaven where the Journey was ... Read more

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