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8,333 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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756
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484
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River Queen

83% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (20 sailings)
zephyr77
Our first European river cruise with anybody and we're glad ...
Santa Fe Cruisers
We just returned from our 1st Uniworld River Cruise. IT ...

Freedom of the Seas

82% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (35 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (27 sailings)
BixBebe
This was our first cruise so this review is geared more ...
mitzframe
The cruise was good but I thought there were going to be a ...

River Princess

82% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (41 sailings)
gildco
Our river cruise started on July 29 in Budapest and ended ...
Caser41
We chose to do a river cruise for our 50th wedding ...

Disney Magic

82% Loved It
Destinations
Bahamas (34 sailings)
Western Caribbean (13 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (9 sailings)
Baltic Sea (7 sailings)
disneyfan123
Awesome and relaxing, best describes the 4 night cruise our ...
Aschaufele
Let me start by saying my family and I stayed in 8016, a ...

Amsterdam

82% Loved It
Destinations
Alaska (32 sailings)
World (21 sailings)
Panama Canal & Central America (7 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (6 sailings)
Diamond_Skies
I am not a cruise person. I don't feel that I fit in with ...
Deb Thomas
This was our first cruise, and hope it isn't our last. The ...

Mariner of the Seas

82% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (90 sailings)
sagarchawla84
1. Very poor room service. It takes more than an 45 mins to ...
pivotalguy
I paid a significant amount of money to have the Royal ...

Sagitta

82% Loved It
shirewoman
We were fortunate to get to sail on the Sagitta as part of ...
iamastormy1
I went on the Solo Sojourn in July and it was an wonderful ...

Wind Surf

82% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (16 sailings)
Caribbean (14 sailings)
Baltic Sea (6 sailings)
Transatlantic (2 sailings)
genine@jerseycape
First- We were informed a couple days before our vacation ...
xmonkberry
My wife and I just completed an 8 day 7 night cruise on ...

Crystal Symphony

82% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (25 sailings)
Baltic Sea (17 sailings)
Transatlantic (6 sailings)
Australia & New Zealand (5 sailings)
mjpchicago
I read the negative reviews before we left the usa and ...
Jayoh
This was my sixth Crystal cruise and my fifth on Crystal ...

Saga Pearl II

82% Loved It
Lorrieannt
This was our very first cruise and we loved every aspect of ...
Till
First time cruisers, our trip to the Baltic capitals was ...

Star Clipper

82% 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 ...

Coral Princess

82% Loved It
Destinations
Panama Canal & Central America (32 sailings)
Alaska (18 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (3 sailings)
redsoxfan111
On the January 30th 2016 cruise this was truly the cruise ...
Kevin Friend
After a night in an Embassy Hotel in Miami having flown ...

Viking Pride

82% Loved It
Tvrajan
My wife and I have never been on a river cruise before, ...
RENUT
Highly recommend . We booked late and ended up with a room ...

Celebrity Silhouette

81% Loved It
Destinations
Eastern Caribbean (15 sailings)
Western Caribbean (15 sailings)
Europe (6 sailings)
Baltic Sea (5 sailings)
BYUcurlyhair
This was our first cruise, so we weren't quite sure what to ...
Amalu17
This was my first cruise and I had a fabulous time! ...

Viking Kvasir

81% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (35 sailings)
lwdennis
The most enjoyable aspect of the trip were the shore ...
borojones
What a wonderful way to spend our first time on a Viking ...

Silver Whisper

81% Loved It
Destinations
Baltic Sea (23 sailings)
World (12 sailings)
Caribbean (10 sailings)
Canada & New England (8 sailings)
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 ...

Viking Modi

81% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (26 sailings)
SherriK101
We had the crew of the Alsvin but we were on the Viking ...
PC Patty
My husband and I travel often, however, this was our first ...

Viking Atla

81% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (52 sailings)
Benly
Although our river cruise did not start off on a positive ...
MccMichael
After four days in Prague and four in Goettingen we ...

Celebrity Summit

81% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (34 sailings)
Bermuda (18 sailings)
Canada & New England (3 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (2 sailings)
jdereska
I was not pleased with the entertainment when comparing it ...
Craxe77
My wife and I just completed our first cruise and it was ...

Island Princess

81% Loved It
Destinations
Panama Canal & Central America (25 sailings)
Alaska (18 sailings)
Pacific Coastal (3 sailings)
julie910
The ports of call on this cruise were great. Our ...
rentlady
Princess changed our port days and times, which in ...

Wilderness Discoverer

81% Loved It
Destinations
North America River (20 sailings)
Alaska (18 sailings)
Loubear
There is something very special about cruising the Inside ...
katannsed
As many have said before in the small vs. large cruise ...

Viking Fontane

81% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (32 sailings)
Elizabeth Yeomans
We were given a lot of information before leaving which was ...
mysunshine 16
Cruising on the Fontane with Viking was my first ...

Diamond Princess

81% Loved It
Destinations
Asia (75 sailings)
Australia & New Zealand (3 sailings)
KCaz
This was my first time on a cruise although not my first ...
sealegs2016
This was our first ever cruise . Chose our 30th wedding ...

Avalon Affinity

81% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
Philip Robson
My wife and I have been celebrating 40 years married this ...

Jewel of the Seas

81% Loved It
Destinations
Southern Caribbean (29 sailings)
Eastern Mediterranean (20 sailings)
Western Mediterranean (3 sailings)
Transatlantic (2 sailings)
Gooddkitty
We traveled with my daughter, her husband and 7 year old ...
firegal2539
The Royal Caribbean/Celebrity/NCL agent at LAX was ...

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