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5,587 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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3,499
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1,070
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450
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252
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170
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Celebrity Solstice

82% Loved It
funkypanda
A couple of things, we are a married couple in our early ...
AlaksaCruise
I'm a hotel snob and foodie. Usually our vacations are to a ...

Coral Princess

82% Loved It
tbone16
My wife had cruised over 25 years ago, and myself not at ...
vivian downing
Our very first cruise, having flown from England to Miami, ...

Viking Fontane

82% Loved It
baritones
Many friends started talking about their good experiences ...
Ann O'Hear
My husband and I took the Viking Cruise up the Elbe River, ...

Scenic Emerald

82% Loved It
alfieonthebeach
My husband and I booked our once in a lifetime cruise which ...

Viking Lif

82% Loved It
somuchtosee
My husband and I along with four friends were on the ...

Viking Hemming

82% Loved It
beckergm
We recently returned from the Viking Hemming "River of ...
paulined
We embarked at Porto to cruise along the Duoro Valley as ...

Oasis of the Seas

82% Loved It
bwiser1081
My girlfriend and I just got back from our cruise (January ...
activenow
Royal Caribbean International “Oasis of the sea from ...

Ruby Princess

81% Loved It
runrobrun
"Oh, you are the Hammann's? You have been upgraded!" OK. ...
Hard Rain
This was our first cruise and many of our friends said we'd ...

Nautica

81% Loved It
Suraj
This was our first cruise with Oceania and shortly after we ...
TurfTycoon
Background Over the years we had fallen in love with ...

Viking Atla

81% Loved It
Reffie
This was our first river cruise and it was an excellent ...

Crystal Symphony

80% Loved It
Crowboy9
When we told fellow passengers that it was our first cruise ...
brittany12
This ship and its Japanese owners are throwbacks to the ...

Carnival Miracle

80% Loved It
Dani2015
I was VERY worried after booking our cruise. I read many ...
avvocato
This was a first cruise for my wife and me. I consider ...

Diamond Princess

80% Loved It
chrysti_scallywag
We're a young couple on our first cruise and we went with ...
Marc101
You know how you first felt when you found out Santa and ...

Amsterdam

80% Loved It
treezza
This was the first time cruising for my 14-year-old son and ...
Fabrosbecrow1
This holiday was taken as part of celebrations for my ...

AmaCello

80% 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 ...

Swiss Sapphire

80% Loved It
Mike073
This was my second trip with Tauck and my wife's third. ...

River Princess

80% 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 ...

Viking Odin

80% Loved It
TK from CA
My wife has been on an ocean cruise before and been after ...
ginry7
My neighbor and I had planned this trip for about two years ...

Silver Whisper

80% Loved It
How's the Serenity
This was our very first cruise, we could not have chosen ...
lyndenfa
The New York sail away was wonderful with sunny skies and ...

Queen of the Mississippi

80% Loved It
LINDYJ
I have read some of the less than satisfactory reviews of ...

AmaLegro

80% Loved It
MakeItSo!
Awawaterways and the crew of the AmaLegro exemplify ...
ZincOxide
Our first river cruise was a trip of a life time. My wife ...

Star Clipper

80% 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 ...

Riviera

80% Loved It
Mivawebb
Our cruise went Barcelona to Lisbon via Casablanca. The ...
Roccoforte
We were very excited to sail on the Riviera. Check- in for ...

Radiance of the Seas

80% Loved It
hannahfreya
We embarked on our first cruise with Royal Caribbean on ...
cheriebrune
The Radiance of the Seas is a beautiful ship with lots of ...

Carnival Valor

79% Loved It
helene8290
After reading all the reviews before i left, i was a bit ...
simivalboy
This was my wife and I first cruise, and we went as a group ...

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