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Viking Torgil

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (17 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 (18 sailings)
Shape
The Portugese staff on this boat were fautless. They were ...
mkdflugan
The holiday got off to an excellent start with the ...

Wind Spirit

84% Loved It
Destinations
South Pacific (23 sailings)
sgoneau
This was our first ever cruise but we have stayed at ...
Tilted Tillmans
We arrived in Papeete Thursday night, and began the trip of ...

Viking Sun (Retired)

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 ...

AmaCello

84% 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 ...

Viking Mimir

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (23 sailings)
bajasny
Right from the moment it started, this cruise was ...
MLim
We were supposed to board at Amsterdam to Budapest and ...

Viking Atla

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (22 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 ...

AmaCerto

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (63 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 Njord

84% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (19 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 ...

Celebrity Reflection

83% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (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 ...

Serenade of the Seas

83% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Canada & New England (13 sailings)
Europe (10 sailings)
Baltic Sea (4 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 ...

Avalon Luminary

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (44 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 ...

Seabourn Odyssey

83% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (59 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 ...

AmaDara

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (55 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 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 ...

Viking Rinda

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (11 sailings)
sbstringer007
The boat, food and crew were excellent. The overall ...
njpeirce
We had a marvelous time. The ship, our cabin, the staff, ...

Azamara Journey

83% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (21 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (17 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 ...

Crystal Serenity

83% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Canada & New England (13 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 ...

River Empress

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (41 sailings)
Rivermemories
I waited a few weeks to write my review because I simply ...
SacAndi
My mother, who passed away earlier this summer, swore she ...

Scenic Jade

83% Loved It
Darryl Hughes
From go to whoa the Scenic Cruise on the Scenic Jade was ...
Oxley 1
The whole experience was excellent. The staff were ...

Disney Magic

83% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (29 sailings)
Western Caribbean (12 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (10 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 ...

Viking Vili

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (36 sailings)
Sandram008
Food - delicious; room - Private with a lovely view. We ...
jubil
This was an absolutely excellent river cruise. Embarkation ...

Wind Surf

82% Loved It
Destinations
Caribbean (16 sailings)
Mediterranean (15 sailings)
Baltic Sea (6 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 ...

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