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CruiseCat73
Member Since 2006
1 review
16 forum posts
Sailed November 2012
We traveled with 29 people (ranging from age 7 on up to grandparents) and had 10 staterooms mostly on deck 14. We have cruised with Disney and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines before. Overall, we had an amazing time because of the company ... Read more
Markers333
Member Since 2011
1 review
58 forum posts
Sailed November 2012
Enjoyed our Caribbean cruise on the Epic. It was Thanksgiving week so we were prepared for lots of children. I must say that NCL has a good handle on their kid program and kept the little angels very busy. This cruise had over 1200 ... Read more
hmcstern
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
This was our first NCL cruise and my husband and I came to the conclusion very early into our vaca that this would be our last NCL cruise! The biggest complaints we have are the: SERVICE-Gratuities are prepaid and we felt that the wait ... Read more
Big Mig
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed November 2012
Just got back from a Thanksgiving trip on the Norwegian Epic leaving out of Miami and sailing to the east Caribbean. When I read the other reviews here after I had booked, I was scared we would have an awful time. As is the case with many ... Read more
500cruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed November 2012
We just want to let you know about our experience on the NCL Epic the week of November 3-10, 2012. Day 1 -- Staff was very unfriendly and not very cooperative. The daily Freestyle was not in our room and when we went to the front desk ... Read more

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geogal95
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
364 forum posts
Sailed November 2012
Background Information : I am a 43 yr old woman who traveled solo, staying in the studio cabins. This is my 4th cruise with NCL and my 6th total. Hotel Info (if any): I did not stay in a hotel. I flew down the day of and took the NCL ... Read more
Dolphin1964
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed November 2012
After we booked our cruise we looked at the reviews and was not sure if we made the right choice. We read good and bad review, all I can say is the cruise is what you make it out to be. We are first time cruisers and are very simple ... Read more
onthegreenz
Member Since 2011
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed November 2012
Okay. Its not that serious but hopefully this helps you make a better decision especially if you are thinking about going on the Epic for the first time or cruising for that matter. Im not going to talk about ports, because Ive come to ... Read more
JArsenal
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
56 forum posts
Sailed November 2012
This is my first cruise so I don't have a lot to compare it to but I'll just write a bit about each day, the good and the bad. Day 1 Day one embarkation was easy. No hassle orderly and relatively quick. The line moved along and I ... Read more
Tammyd549
Member Since 2012
1 review
132 forum posts
I hadn't planned on writing this review until I was able to really put some thought into it and upload pics , etc. But, after seeing two negative reviews posted withing days of getting home, I felt compelled to speak up so that others who ... Read more

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crusingdave
Member Since 2006
1 review
540 forum posts
We did an excellent 2 week cruise on the Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas through the Panama Canal from San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale. We stayed overnight at the Super 8 in Dania Florida and took a shuttle to Miami to board the Epic. ... Read more
breakerfan4
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
THUMBS DOWN: SMOKE EVERYWHERE we spent the extra money to get a balcony and we couldn't even enjoy it because our next door neighbor who never left his room was a chain smoker! In order to get down to any of the important floors you had ... Read more
fidmar
Member Since 2011
1 review
Tansatlantic cruise was everything a cruise should be-relaxing, only 3500 passengers aboard & plenty of room to move about. Mixed nationalities. In Miami we took on board 4500 passengers, mostly Americans. The back to back experience ... Read more
4wksaintenough
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
105 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
As you can tell from the title,we had a brilliant time on the Epic,what a truely wonderful ship.we had the most amazing 13 nights onboard this big mega-ship,everyone should do a transatlantic crossing on this lovely ship at least once in ... Read more
bpbbsea2sea
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2012
We loved our transatlantic cruise! There were lots of activities for all ages, and many different interests of cruisers. We especially enjoyed the water slides, rappelling, and rock climbing wall. The Epic staff were wonderful, and ... Read more

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jmsimek
Member Since 2012
1 review
42 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
This was an anniversary trip from our sons and family. One son and daughter in law went with from Barcelona to Miami with us. Luggage arrived quickly and we toured the ship with 4,000+ other travelers. Interior of the ship's hallways was ... Read more
joiedevivre
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
106 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
embarkation: Rome. easy. Watch bus does not pick up at normal shuttle stop. Cabin: wonderful comfy beds. A little tight only one person can get ready at a time. Service: Great! Everyone smiles, everyone says hello. All seem happy to ... Read more
Chester & Brewster
3 reviews
This was our 4th cruise, first transatlantic & first with NCL. The 3 previous cruises were with RCCL, so comparisons are inevitable throughout this review. Pre cruise: We flew to Barcelona Friday night before Sunday embarkation. We ... Read more
Geogh3
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
I was the travel agent and tour manager for a group of 100 people in the NCL Epic in October. I had 49 cabins mostly balcony cabins a few inside some family balcony and some T1 (singles). The trip was wonderful and the ship was great but ... Read more
Canadian honest cruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
We're from Ontario Canada and four years ago my daughter got married on RC Freedom of the seas and we all fell in love with cruising. It really is the best holiday. My daughter said "let's go!" and called my wife, myself, son and friend ... Read more

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budgiefanactic
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
We sailed on this ship on Western Med and it is the first time I have done Freestyle cruising. I was looking forward to the experience and after reading all the reviews was really expecting something extraordinary. The ship itself was ... Read more
frugalkk
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
We were a group of 7 friends and family. My recommendation is to spend time in Spain 1 week before cruise. Drop off luggage at cruise terminal around 12pm. Have to check-in on ship by 4pm. If arriving early morning same day as cruise ... Read more
mellymel66
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2012
This was our first cruise and to honest we were extremely nervous. We embarked with no hassle whatsoever with minimal fuss and time. When we'd had a look around the ship and had our first taste of the fabulous food it was time to get ... Read more
Happy_cruiser1977
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed September 2012
After having only sailed from Southampton with a baby we were slightly dubious about how smooth things would go after choosing a late booking on board the NCL Epic sailing from Barcelona. I have to say we really didn't need to worry. ... Read more
Zubinator
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2012
Cruised on the NCL Epic End of Sept 2012. There was 4 of us travelling (2 couples) and we choose the epic as it is a new 'fun' ship with lots of entertainment and of course the freestyle option. Having cruised with both NCL and RCL ... Read more

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