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Cruise with CJ
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We chose Oceania for the 12-day cruise between Buenos Aires and Rio (11/07/16 to 11/19/2016) because of the unique itinerary on a relatively small ship (previous cruising experiences were on much smaller boats ranging from under 100 ... Read more
Joanzzzz
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
124 forum posts
6 helpful votes
It is very difficult to take reviews on any subject and make a personal decision based on them. We are given an opinion from others based on their reviews/needs/rewards/expectations, and use them accordingly. If we try and decide based ... Read more
hgtefla
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Review of Oceania (Insignia) Sept. 12 - Sept 29. Valletta, Malta to Miami Florida, USA This was our third cruise (our first repositioning) and the first with Oceania. We were a bit trepidatious signing up for this cruise as we were not ... Read more
sbg42
Member Since 2006
1 review
346 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our first time on Oceania. I had heard only good things about this cruise line. We were told that food was excellent, service great and ship lovely. Most of the aforementioned did not hold true. During the life raft drill, ... Read more
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Hawaiidan
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
5,313 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was my 6th cruise with Oceania and my 2nd on a R class ship First the ship is a classic in design and style like a upscale British country hotel, Fine art, cherry paneling, fine carpets wrought iron and brass... class and ... Read more
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Bunnyworld
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
My husband and I are avid cruise fans with this being our 31st cruise. We have learned the ins and outs of cruising and generally use the ship as our floating hotel by spending as much time off the ship as possible exploring different ... Read more
ael123
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
60 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
It is important that everyone knows that the O'life promotion if you pick the free excursions they must be booked at least 14 days before sailing. Once on board you can not pick your excursions and will have to pay the full price of the ... Read more
kathy9
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
1,075 forum post
9 helpful votes
We have are a couple in our 60's who have sailed on many prior cruises. This was our first Oceania cruise. We have been on Celebrity "M" class ships, HAL, Windstar, Viking Oceans and Azamara. We choose to take the air credit ... Read more
beebopaloola
Member Since 2009
1 review
133 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I chose this cruise in the Baltic region because there were places on this itinerary I had never visited before. I was particularly interested in transiting the Kiel canal. I flew into Stockholm on the day of the cruise so was unable to ... Read more
haskinskj
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
34 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My husband and I were on the Insignia July 1-19 for the Northern Crossing trip from Miami to Reykjavik. Overall, what a wonderful cruise; we really enjoyed the ship, several sea days, the ports and, most especially, staying in Reykjavik ... Read more
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willmah
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
15 helpful votes
My Husband and I learned about Oceania Cruise Line last year while taken a tour of this Ship, we fell in love with it right a way. The entire ship is decorated in the old World décor, no glitter or anything supper modern. It ... Read more
bepeAustralia
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
45 helpful votes
We are regular cruisers but not with Oceania, we usually cruise with Celebrity but thought we'd try a smaller ship for a change. We decided to treat ourselves to this cruise as we had been told that Oceania was superb, the service was ... Read more
Calgary2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 helpful votes
This was our second cruise with Oceania. The first was a tour of the Baltic on the Marina. We chose this cruise because of it's interesting itinerary. The Insignia was appointed very nicely. We found the smaller ship to be a bit more ... Read more
Daw6id
Member Since 2004
9 reviews
223 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Review of cruise Cape Town to Singapore - Insignia Feb 9, 2016 Three years ago we were on an Oceania cruise from Istanbul to Cape Town. That was, by far, the longest cruise we'd taken, thirty days. I worried at the time that I would get ... Read more
java spot
Member Since 2012
1 review
38 forum posts
20 helpful votes
This was a segment of the 180 round the world cruise. I booked because I was interested in the destination - Cape Town - and the ports of call along the west African coast. There was little to complain about on the ship, as I didn't ... Read more
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Algesoft
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
When we first heard about a hundred eighty days world cruise we were both excited and almost incredulous that such a cruise did exist. My wife wanted an owners’ suite and even this was with more than one year in advance they were all ... Read more
Libraryfan
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I hadn't cruised in years, until serendipitously, I met another person interested in sharing a stateroom on the Insignia's 180 day Around the World Cruise 2016. When people ask me about the cruise I always reply, "There are not ... Read more
BRon
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
The itinerary was outstanding. The cruise had two legs, Miami to Barbados, and Barbados to Cape Town, all part of a 180-day around-the-world cruise. On the first leg, we went from Miami through much of the Caribbean (Aruba, Bonaire, ... Read more
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zak477
Member Since 2012
19 reviews
20 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We are taken many cruises and this was our first experience with Oceania. A wonderful experience and we will definitely sail with this company again. Of course the occasional hiccup but this did not cause us to dislike the cruise. 1. ... Read more
bigred70
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
48 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
It is almost as if we were in a different universe than the "Not what I paid for" cruiser. We are frequent Oceania cruisers and found the food and the service on Insignia very good. Yes, we were unhappy about the ... Read more
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oldjazzer
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
SLOPPY SERVICE--meal service was slow and very poor. Christmas day dinner took nearly 3 hours to complete for eight people--only two had wine. There were only a few servers who seemed interested. On disembarcation day there were only two ... Read more
57 Chev
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Meals and service were very good. An over abundance of tables for two. Cabin was well maintained by friendly and helpful staff. TV and internet worked well and a DVD player in the cabin with the ships DVD library gave an alternate to the ... Read more
randm49
Member Since 2013
1 review
230 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We had food not prepared correctly and some almost raw in Polo In Toscanna they even forgot our bread and we canceled our last reservations in those two venues. Service was slow in the Terrace sometimes as long as 20 min. Signature ... Read more
sajdrk
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
I agree for the most part with Old Jazzer's review. This was my first cruise on Oceania. The cabin service was first rate. The social hostess Tammy was very good. The itinerary is why I took the cruise and it was more than I could have ... Read more
Joochiat
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We went on the Oceania Insignia 35 day cruise from Cape Town (depart 30 Nov 2015) to Miami (arrived 4 Jan 2016). Here is the list of our opinions as to what was good, below expectations and bad. We had concierge level cabins with ... Read more
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