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8,319 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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754
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483
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River Countess

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (128 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 Lif

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (23 sailings)
somuchtosee
My husband and I along with four friends were on the ...

AmaDagio

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (35 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 Star

89% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (2 sailings)
Notyourusualcruiser
We are not your typical cruisers. Cruising is not on our ...
annrast
This was our first ocean cruise and we couldn't have picked ...

Celebrity Equinox

88% Loved It
Destinations
Western Mediterranean (11 sailings)
Western Caribbean (11 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (10 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (10 sailings)
Psilor
We were five people (ages 39-50) who traveled together in ...
skoro
My last "cruise" was courtesy of the US Navy 40 ...

Viking Gefjon

88% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (17 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 ...

Seabourn Quest

88% Loved It
Destinations
Baltic Sea (41 sailings)
South America (16 sailings)
Canada & New England (12 sailings)
Transatlantic (7 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 (7 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 (40 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 Kara

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (35 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 ...

River Duchess

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 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 ...

AmaLegro

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (31 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 ...

Viking Skadi

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (23 sailings)
Wayde
This was my first river cruise and my wife and I ...
Trudy Veitch
We booked our riverboat cruise one year before our ...

Viking Lofn

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (48 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 Vili

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (26 sailings)
jubil
This was an absolutely excellent river cruise. Embarkation ...
Jam6768
All our needs were taken care of. The tours were well done ...

Viking Eir

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (40 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 ...

River Ambassador

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (45 sailings)
SoCalCin
First cruise experience for me. On paper the order of ...
puzzled66
Abosolutely nothing went wrong. The staff was very ...

Avalon Visionary

87% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (33 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 ...

Celebrity Eclipse

86% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (16 sailings)
Europe (7 sailings)
Baltic Sea (4 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (4 sailings)
4545
This was the first cruise i had done with Celebrity. In ...
Jillllee
This is the first time we have been on a cruise. Good ...

Fiji Princess

86% Loved It
Pacific Sandy
We have just completed the 7 day Yasawa Islands cruise on ...
Ozbraids
This was our first Cruise, and we boarded with some ...

Viking Hlin

86% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
Samjan
Cruised the "Rhine Getaway" with girlfriends for ...
SteveLandry
We had not been back to Europe in 40 years, and we had ...

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! ...

Viking Emerald

86% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (88 sailings)
helenoyen
Our China trip started in Beijing and ended in Shanghai, ...
hannah mac
First time with Viking & first river cruise well ...

Disney Dream

86% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (137 sailings)
knachman
I had cruised one time before on Carnival and was ...
ro_rdez
This was our first vacation with our 10 month baby, we ...

Grande Caribe

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

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