Athens to Istanbul : Wind Star Cruise Review by Fair911
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Athens to Istanbul
Embarkation: Athens (Piraeus)
One complaint was that they were always trying to "sell" you additions either drinks or shore trips all the time, thus " clipping the ticket" . The cruise seems to be designed to get you on board then to sell sell.it would not be to bad , but wine and drink prices were over the top compared to the quality. We just bought ashore our wine and had Pre dinner drinks in our cabin. We know a More lot of other Cruise lines have adopted the same strategy but were disappointed that on recommendations that Winstar would be different. Not so.
The Captain was a delight ,very friendly and always up for a chat and an update. However the Cruise Director got the nickname among the passengers as" motor mouth" .Always on the sell and have I got a deal for you!
So look at the other reviews ,and balance with these comments. It does not match the friendly small intimate other Cruise Lines are providing in our experience, particularly from a discerning previously travel customer. Less