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Viking Sun

84% Loved It
Aljan48@cox.net
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from ...
Curlygardengirl
This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything ...

Viking Mimir

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (25 sailings)
bajasny
Right from the moment it started, this cruise was ...
MLim
We were supposed to board at Amsterdam to Budapest and ...

Viking Torgil

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (21 sailings)
line
Overall wonderful trip. However, bathroom & cabin were ...
Douro Cruiser
This was our first river cruise and certainly not our last ...

Viking Hemming

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (22 sailings)
Shape
The Portugese staff on this boat were fautless. They were ...
mkdflugan
The holiday got off to an excellent start with the ...

AmaCerto

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (67 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 ...

Serenade of the Seas

84% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Canada & New England (13 sailings)
Europe (11 sailings)
Baltic Sea (6 sailings)
rmb7010
I think about the time on the Serenade everyday since I ...
kalich
My husband is 72 and I'm 68 and It was our first cruise. We ...

Celebrity Reflection

84% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (19 sailings)
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)
maggi237
our first cruise and we couldn't have chosen a better ship ...
Ginger Eric
We chose celebrity because my partner who is an elite ...

Viking Atla

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (27 sailings)
Benly
Although our river cruise did not start off on a positive ...
saratodd1@Hotmail.com
This was our very first trip on Viking, and our very first ...

Viking Njord

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (23 sailings)
terryrex
This was a first cruise for us; we did this so we would not ...
usacdn
This was only the third voyage of this vessel but the air ...

Wind Surf

83% Loved It
Destinations
Caribbean (16 sailings)
Mediterranean (15 sailings)
Baltic Sea (8 sailings)
Europe (1 sailings)
AniW
This was my first cruise, but my boyfriend's 5th. While I ...
genine@jerseycape
First- We were informed a couple days before our vacation ...

AmaCello

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (21 sailings)
pjbouffard
We chose Ama Waterways for our 25th Anniversary cruise and ...
Aussie Teen
We boarded the Amacello in Amsterdam for the first leg of ...

Scenic Jasper

83% Loved It
Glorybe
CABIN: Cabin 236, the last room at the end of the ...
candjrs
Having wanted to cruise from Amsterdam to Bucharest for ...

Avalon Luminary

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (49 sailings)
South America (4 sailings)
suejensenart@gmail.com
First of all, Avalon does a fabulous job of catering to ...
Tony Martin
The ship is immaculately maintained and luxuriously ...

AmaDara

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (57 sailings)
Barceparis
We chose AMA for our cruise on the Mekong Delta (Siem Reap ...

Trollfjord

83% Loved It
saltyraven
We were delighted with the cruise. The Northern Lights ...
pdmaley
When I first booked this 'expedition ship/coastal ferry' I ...

Charles Dickens

83% Loved It
Smudgeroonie
Have just returned from a Danube river cruise on Riviera ...

Azamara Journey

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (21 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (19 sailings)
Baltic Sea (11 sailings)
British Isles & Western Europe (8 sailings)
Wasimbari
As first time cruisers we had no idea what to expect or how ...
Lambretta
This was our first cruise and was a 50th birthday present ...

Seabourn Odyssey

83% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (68 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (20 sailings)
Transatlantic (4 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (3 sailings)
SimonM
Our first ever cruise and it lived up to our expectations. ...
fairdinkumozzie
We had our first cruise on this luxury line starting on 26 ...

Viking Rinda

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
sbstringer007
The boat, food and crew were excellent. The overall ...
njpeirce
We had a marvelous time. The ship, our cabin, the staff, ...

Azamara Quest

83% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (23 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (22 sailings)
Caribbean (15 sailings)
Mexico (5 sailings)
koconnor214
We were on the same cruise as an earlier negative reviewer; ...
willy_the_wombat
This was our first ever cruise having been well seasoned ...

Crystal Serenity

83% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Canada & New England (14 sailings)
Caribbean (12 sailings)
World (11 sailings)
KAARON
This was my first cruise and first trip to Europe. With ...
wine-wine-wine
As avid independent travelers, my wife and I never thought ...

Disney Magic

83% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (29 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (13 sailings)
Western Caribbean (12 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (9 sailings)
cheermom2four
My husband and I decided to take our first cruise ever on ...
disneyfan123
Awesome and relaxing, best describes the 4 night cruise our ...

Coral Expeditions II

82% Loved It
sienygavin@yahoo.com
We could not fault this cruise. Weather obviously plays a ...
bonnylyn
My cruise on board 'Coral Expeditions 11" gave me some ...

Wilderness Discoverer

82% Loved It
Destinations
North America River (14 sailings)
Alaska (8 sailings)
Loubear
There is something very special about cruising the Inside ...
katannsed
As many have said before in the small vs. large cruise ...

Coral Discoverer

82% Loved It
PepiG
My husband and I have just returned from a cruise on the ...
Tony Grey
We have just finished the trip of a lifetime. We knew ...

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