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8,692 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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799
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509
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Avalon Artistry II

90% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (83 sailings)
South America (4 sailings)
Sue . Australia
This being my first river cruise, I dont have anything to ...

River Countess

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (108 sailings)
kirtski
This was our first river cruise and we will definitely do ...
vandervliet
This was the first ever cruise I had been on and it did not ...

Viking Eir

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (44 sailings)
Marcia Archer
We arranged to do the Viking Cruise with four other ...
WFM_mars
Our first cruise. Was pleasantly surprised how easy it was ...

AmaDagio

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (26 sailings)
Host Jazzbeau
We truly enjoyed our time in Provence and on AmaDagio! AMA ...
kcragwall
We began the trip in Barcelona and ended in Paris. ...

Viking Hlin

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (30 sailings)
misamajoco
This was our first cruise and we chose to take a Viking ...
Samjan
Cruised the "Rhine Getaway" with girlfriends for ...

Viking Gefjon

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (14 sailings)
bridi80
We have done many Caribbean cruises, but this was our first ...
Murph the Surd
While I might have planned my surgeries at a more ...

Viking Lofn

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (26 sailings)
cruisingcaker
My Mother and I have just completed a river cruise on the ...
Goose/Cappy
This was our first cruise of any kind and, overall, we were ...

Viking Torgil

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
line
Overall wonderful trip. However, bathroom & cabin were ...
Douro Cruiser
This was our first river cruise and certainly not our last ...

Celebrity Equinox

88% Loved It
Destinations
Western Mediterranean (23 sailings)
Western Caribbean (17 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (13 sailings)
Psilor
We were five people (ages 39-50) who traveled together in ...
skoro
My last "cruise" was courtesy of the US Navy 40 ...

Seabourn Quest

88% Loved It
Destinations
Baltic Sea (39 sailings)
Canada & New England (12 sailings)
South America (12 sailings)
Transatlantic (6 sailings)
wenjoyjack
We only wished the cruise had been longer! The Quest met ...
GtrJim
To celebrate our 40th anniversary, my wife and I Took our ...

AmaLyra

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
vvnh16a
Just back from an AMA Waterways river cruise from Paris to ...
Tucson Traveler
I just returned from sailing on the Amalyra, Europe's ...

AmaCerto

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (79 sailings)
jwurtman
The trip down the Rhine River with stops at 2000 year old ...
sanantoniogirl58
This was our first river cruise - the Rhine River from ...

Viking Vili

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (23 sailings)
Sandram008
Food - delicious; room - Private with a lovely view. We ...
jubil
This was an absolutely excellent river cruise. Embarkation ...

Avalon Visionary

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (77 sailings)
Glowworm70
As I was about to board the plane with my friend for ...
ms jer
This was our first River Boat Cruise, so we really did not ...

AmaLegro

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (25 sailings)
CathieJoe
This was our first cruise of any kind. Decided to try a ...
Verotogo
This was our first river cruise and we had a great ...

River Duchess

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (30 sailings)
Colclu
We were a little hesitant to do a river cruise: would we at ...
HamiltonLovebirds
My husband and I are first time European river cruisers. We ...

Viking Schumann

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (27 sailings)
nannypuff
On the cruise, five family members celebrated several ...

Fiji Princess

87% Loved It
BrisR
We thoroughly enjoyed the 4 night Wanderer's cruise around ...
Pacific Sandy
We have just completed the 7 day Yasawa Islands cruise on ...

Emerald Sun

87% Loved It
Bjetk@comcast.net
This was our first cruise and it was wonderful. Emerald ...
VPers
None of my party has ever been on a cruise before and ...

River Ambassador

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (40 sailings)
SoCalCin
First cruise experience for me. On paper the order of ...
puzzled66
Abosolutely nothing went wrong. The staff was very ...

Viking Kara

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (38 sailings)
thefagan7
We cruised the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam this past ...
joan_martino@hotmail.com
I cannot say enough good things about this cruise and ...

Viking Emerald

86% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (71 sailings)
helenoyen
Our China trip started in Beijing and ended in Shanghai, ...
hannah mac
First time with Viking & first river cruise well ...

Celebrity Eclipse

86% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (21 sailings)
Europe (13 sailings)
Baltic Sea (7 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (6 sailings)
lacey123
My husband and I have just returned from a 2 week Southern ...
kjcavs
A number of people will tell you that your first cruise ...

Viking Truvor

86% Loved It
Destinations
Russia River (14 sailings)
Daisymf
This was my first Viking river cruise and it did not ...
Irene Dogmatic
I thought the Waterway of the Tsars cruise was excellent! ...

Grande Caribe

86% Loved It
lecanadian
Travelled from NYC up the Hudson River, through the ...

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