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8,897 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Sagitta

85% Loved It
33 Member Reviews
Best vacation yet! IslandDreamer2
I am delighted to give high marks to the company Island ...
Trip of a Lifetime shirewoman
We were fortunate to get to sail on the Sagitta as part of ...
Destinations
Europe (12 sailings)

Viking Hemming

85% Loved It
34 Member Reviews
The Portugese staff on this boat were fautless. They were ...
The holiday got off to an excellent start with the ...

Ocean Princess

First I would like to put our review in context, we are ...
Destinations
Europe (20 sailings)

Viking Mimir

85% Loved It
26 Member Reviews
Fantastic Trip! bajasny
Right from the moment it started, this cruise was ...
We were supposed to board at Amsterdam to Budapest and ...
Destinations
Asia (11 sailings)

La Marguerite

85% Loved It
13 Member Reviews
From the start of the trip in Siam Reap to the last night ...
Destinations
Europe (58 sailings)

AmaCerto

85% Loved It
40 Member Reviews
The trip down the Rhine River with stops at 2000 year old ...
This was our first river cruise - the Rhine River from ...
Destinations
Europe (12 sailings)

Viking Torgil

84% Loved It
32 Member Reviews
Overall wonderful trip. However, bathroom & cabin were ...
Fantastic Cruise Douro Cruiser
This was our first river cruise and certainly not our last ...
Destinations
South Pacific (40 sailings)

Paul Gauguin

Tahiti and the PG have been a bucket list trip since we got ...
The Paul Gaugin is not what you think of as a traditional ...

Emerald Sky

84% Loved It
45 Member Reviews
Highly Recommended mini traveller
We chose this cruise as a 70th birthday celebration for ...
While some passengers do get a cruise, others do not. ...

Viking Sun (Retired)

84% Loved It
76 Member Reviews
My husband and I took an incredible first cruise from ...
Rhine Getaway Curlygardengirl
This was our first river cruise, and we loved everything ...
Destinations
Europe (21 sailings)

AmaCello

84% Loved It
25 Member Reviews
We chose Ama Waterways for our 25th Anniversary cruise and ...
We boarded the Amacello in Amsterdam for the first leg of ...

Scenic Jade

84% Loved It
31 Member Reviews
Scenic River Cruise Darryl Hughes
From go to whoa the Scenic Cruise on the Scenic Jade was ...
The whole experience was excellent. The staff were ...

Scenic Opal

84% Loved It
32 Member Reviews
I recently took the Scenic Opal on the Danube to Budapest. ...
This was our first cruise of any description, so we decided ...
Destinations
Western Caribbean (16 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (12 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (12 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (11 sailings)

Celebrity Reflection

our first cruise and we couldn't have chosen a better ship ...
We chose celebrity because my partner who is an elite ...
Destinations
Mediterranean (47 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (20 sailings)
Transatlantic (4 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (3 sailings)

Seabourn Odyssey

Our first ever cruise and it lived up to our expectations. ...
Hand Hygiene Issues fairdinkumozzie
We had our first cruise on this luxury line starting on 26 ...
Destinations
Europe (13 sailings)

Viking Njord

84% Loved It
67 Member Reviews
This was a first cruise for us; we did this so we would not ...
This was only the third voyage of this vessel but the air ...
Destinations
Europe (36 sailings)

River Empress

83% Loved It
30 Member Reviews
Lifetime Memories Rivermemories
I waited a few weeks to write my review because I simply ...
My mother, who passed away earlier this summer, swore she ...
Destinations
Europe (6 sailings)

Viking Rinda

83% Loved It
85 Member Reviews
The boat, food and crew were excellent. The overall ...
We had a marvelous time. The ship, our cabin, the staff, ...

Trollfjord

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

Charles Dickens

83% Loved It
6 Member Reviews
Superb Charles Dickens Smudgeroonie
Have just returned from a Danube river cruise on Riviera ...
Destinations
Eastern Mediterranean (23 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (22 sailings)
Caribbean (15 sailings)
Mexico (5 sailings)

Azamara Quest

We were on the same cruise as an earlier negative reviewer; ...
Pleasantly surprised willy_the_wombat
This was our first ever cruise having been well seasoned ...
Destinations
Asia (21 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (12 sailings)
Baltic Sea (11 sailings)
British Isles & Western Europe (8 sailings)

Azamara Journey

As first time cruisers we had no idea what to expect or how ...
This was our first cruise and was a 50th birthday present ...
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Europe (10 sailings)
Canada & New England (10 sailings)
Baltic Sea (4 sailings)

Serenade of the Seas

I think about the time on the Serenade everyday since I ...
My husband is 72 and I'm 68 and It was our first cruise. We ...
Destinations
Mediterranean (28 sailings)
Caribbean (12 sailings)
World (11 sailings)
Canada & New England (9 sailings)

Crystal Serenity

This was my first cruise and first trip to Europe. With ...
Absolute Perfection wine-wine-wine
As avid independent travelers, my wife and I never thought ...
Destinations
Europe (33 sailings)

Viking Vili

83% Loved It
24 Member Reviews
Food - delicious; room - Private with a lovely view. We ...
This was an absolutely excellent river cruise. Embarkation ...

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