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5,234 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Excellent
3,279
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1,006
Average
431
Poor
223
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155
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Star Clipper

79% Loved It
Sue Gooch
This was our first "cruise" experience, chosen not for ...
Angela Yallop
We travelled to Venice and stayed in a gem of a hotel away ...

Celebrity Constellation

78% Loved It
shuriki
The bottom line: my 6 years old daughter was crying when we ...
Azbighands
We wanted to provide positive and negative feedback after ...

Westerdam

78% Loved It
Snyder_man
Recently returned from our Alaska vacation on the ...
withershin
I went on my first cruise this past Christmas with my ...

Eurodam

78% Loved It
PBJGRL
My husband and I took our first cruise on HAL MS Eurodam. ...
Govhack
By way of background, we are in our early 70s and have ...

Celebrity Summit

78% Loved It
nutleygirl
At the last minute, after some hesitation, I booked a ...
lawdude11
Firstly, as this was our first cruising experience please ...

Disney Magic

78% Loved It
Disney2014
We are a family of 4 with 2 children aged 6 and 10. We ...
sjring
Just returned from a sailing on the Disney Magic on it's ...

Midnatsol

78% Loved It
malkno
We have for many years wanted to undertake the Norwegian ...
jkheboston
Since this was our first cruise ever, our experience may be ...

Navigator of the Seas

78% Loved It
Razerbkfan
Like many we were concerned based on some of the reviews ...
bradleyj0014
My wife and I just got back from our honeymoon cruise and I ...

AmaCello

78% Loved It
Aussie Teen
We boarded the Amacello in Amsterdam for the first leg of ...
Moandjc
Our initial river cruise and what a delight. The ship is ...

River Princess

78% Loved It
Caser41
We chose to do a river cruise for our 50th wedding ...
colinc024
We have just returned from a Uniworld Heart of Europe River ...

River Queen

78% Loved It
rookie48
My wife and I would like to acknowledge the excellent ...

Nordnorge

78% Loved It
Alison Taylor
My husband and I have recently returned from a Bergen / ...
mr2blue
As Cruisers go this was our first trip, & having read ...

AmaLegro

78% Loved It
ZincOxide
Our first river cruise was a trip of a life time. My wife ...
slopelovers
This was my first river cruise ever, so forgive my ...

Silver Spirit

78% Loved It
myc6toy
Monday Embarkation very smooth, there at 12:30, got all ...
barrya
We've visited many Caribbean islands over the years, love ...

Splendour of the Seas

78% Loved It
lightbase
This was our first cruise and we found the experience ...
blueeyes1310
Just back from a 7 night cruise on board Splendour of the ...

Carnival Conquest

78% Loved It
carey.jordan
This was our family's first cruise and I have to say it was ...
nillis
This is the first Carnival Cruise I have ever been on, ...

Caribbean Princess

77% Loved It
Calimom08
This was my first cruise, although I am well-travelled on ...
YorktownBob
This review is based upon no previous cruising experience ...

Explorer of the Seas

77% Loved It
cruisescouter
Cabin – We had a deluxe balcony 6624 on the hump. The ...
nyhighlands
I got the opportunity to take my first cruise on the EOS ...

Seabourn Sojourn

77% Loved It
hawkieboy1
As a couple that has traveled extensively and usually in ...

Royal Clipper

77% Loved It
tim yeoman
Boarding the Royal Clipper in Venice, we knew we were in ...
proyle
Just back from a week onboard the Royal Clipper, a 5 masted ...

Viking Prestige

77% Loved It
Huncha
Everything exceeded our expectations. The brochures, TV ...
vikingvar
We were supposed to be on the Var, but due to the flooding, ...

Majesty of the Seas

77% Loved It
josmith77
My husband and I went on a 4 night Bahamas cruise on the ...
luvmyjenna
Three 70+ year-old mothers, each accompanied by their 50+ ...

Rhapsody of the Seas

76% Loved It
BP1284
This was my first ever cruise. My husband and I went with a ...
jjmilligan
I was on the verge of tears after so many easy things went ...

Wind Spirit

76% Loved It
msharch
My wife and I got married on this cruise!!! The service was ...
Little Nat
Notes on the Cabin: Plenty of room Space ...

Viking Atla

76% Loved It
Reffie
This was our first river cruise and it was an excellent ...

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