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The good, the bad and helpful tips by Flatulator

We recently undertook a 9 night P & O cruise departing from Brisbane visiting the Island of ... continue

Pacific Dawn 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
The good, the bad, and the ugly by al1127

This was my first cruise, I had no idea what to expect. Princess was recommended to me by ... continue

Island Princess 07/14 4.0 out of 5+
Not Sure What Everybody's Problem Is. We Had a Blast by lexbuergers

The week before we took our cruise on the Carnival Elation, we made the mistake of reading the ... continue

Carnival Elation 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Horrible!!! NOT Handicap Accessible. NEVER Again!!!!!!!!!!! by clma0ney

Upon arriving at the Port of Palm Beach, we discovered the check-in process is very ... continue

Bahamas Celebration 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Not what I expected by spincalf

My family rarely takes a vacation, but decided to this summer before our daughter goes off to ... continue

Carnival Sensation 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
Worth every penny! by mcrspencer

This was our first ever cruise. My husband, myself and my 6 year old daughter loved it, every ... continue

Disney Wonder 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Cruise virgins go to Norway by sourdough1

Never been on a cruise before so no preconceptions when we were invited to go with friends. Our ... continue

Celebrity Infinity 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Not happy 1st cruise by pyeholder

Just returned from a week on the Island Escape cruise by Thomson. To say we were disappointed is ... continue

Island Escape 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
Detailed tips and observations from a first time cruiser to Alaska by akchang

We went July 6 to July 13, 2014 and had 9 people in our group (3 kids aged 9, 11, and 16) in 3 ... continue

Norwegian Pearl 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
disappointed by nurses49

I have just returned from my first cruise. I chose Thomson as it was all inclusive. My first ... continue

Island Escape 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Choose a different ship! by RosieGil

I just returned from my first family cruise on the Breakaway, I travelled with two teenagers, a ... continue

Norwegian Breakaway 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Great Cruise but Princess Fell Short by KenMatt58

I went on my first cruise on the Grand Princess to Alaska in July 2014 and overall had a very ... continue

Grand Princess 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Exceeded all expectations by kaf1sh

Having read several reviews, we were very concerned that we had made a poor choice in booking a ... continue

Ventura 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Know what you're getting into by dparker

If you are expecting a quiet vacation aboard a ship with quality service while you sail across ... continue

Carnival Sensation 07/14 Not Rated
Just So-So by sgill1125

Just returned from five nights on the QM2. It was our first time on a cruise ship and my ... continue

Queen Mary 2 (QM2) 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Excellent Ship! Brilliant Staff! by Caser41

We chose to do a river cruise for our 50th wedding anniversary. We had done a number of ocean ... continue

River Princess 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
It really depends on how you feel when spending your money by Sirtopher

I should say that this was my first sea cruise, previously I have enjoyed two river cruises with ... continue

Queen Victoria 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Honeymoon Disappointment ... by KessieB

We were so excited to be going on our FIRST cruise together and what better time than our ... continue

Carnival Elation 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Social Conscience by jasmine60

This was our first experience of cruising though in actual fact it is a Transatlantic voyage. My ... continue

Queen Mary 2 (QM2) 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Ship and Ports Fantastic by michinoz

I am a regular Celebrity cruiser and the ship and ports on this cruise exceeded my expectations. ... continue

Celebrity Silhouette 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful trip. by patriciatogher

We recently did a cruise with RC to celebrate our 40th wedding annniversary. From start to ... continue

Serenade of the Seas 07/14 5+ out of 5+
Not For Us by hawrischuk

My wife and I booked the Baltic cruise in order to travel with a family member who we promised ... continue

Emerald Princess 07/14 1.0 out of 5+
Honest Information by blueelm

Overall a good, but not great experience.

Highlights: dining room in the evening, our ... continue

Grandeur of the Seas 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
We are Regent fans forever, because of this cruise. by jgray37000

This cruise was our first...booked at the last minute as a "shake-down cruise" to familiarize ... continue

Seven Seas Voyager 07/14 5+ out of 5+
First cruise and disappointed. by echo666

This was our first cruise to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary. For some reason I was ... continue

Liberty of the Seas 07/14 2.0 out of 5+
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