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tfptrex
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
We had a good experience aboard the Nor. Jade. Very good shows every night (professional quality). The shows in Vegas would have cost us hundreds of dollars. The food was good in the buffet with very friendly staff (washy, washy- happy, ... Read more
LadyReadingOxford
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed September 2013
A sea of thousands of bra straps, singlets, tattoos and baseball caps worn back to front. Photographers flashing at you all the time. Music blaring in every public room all day long and even outside the ship. Swirly garish patterned ... Read more
ludiandrade
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
3 forum posts
My husband and I - who are seasoned cruisers -sailed on the NCL Jade departing October 21, 2009 from Athens, Greece for 12 nights with stops in 5 Greek Islands, Alexandira/Cairo, (Egypt), Izmir and disembarking in Istanbul, Turkey. I have ... Read more
Sherry Baby
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
204 forum posts
Sailed October 2009
We are a retired couple seeking exciting travel destinations. The Eastern Mediterranean 12- day Jade cruise beginning in Athens was a great choice for us. The many ports of call, coupled with the October (nearly off-season) date was very ... Read more
paiagirl
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,531 forum post
Sept. 29 to Oct. 9 was our 14th cruise with NCL. At first, we were not planning to do this cruise since we were going on the cruise that goes to Alexander, Egypt but our friend, whose pin name is "Heinbloed" on cc told us that the Black ... Read more

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lovethatdirtywater
Member Since 2008
1 review
22 forum posts
Sailed October 2008
The Norwegian Jade, October 25, 2008 Piraeus to Istanbul, 12 nights We were thrilled to have scored an aft cabin. I poured over previous cruisers' reviews of the spacious balcony, the enduring sunsets ... but they all forgot to mention ... Read more
lise1
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
33 forum posts
Sailed October 2008
We were a little hesitant about booking a cruise with NCL, considering some negative reviews, but we were pleasantly surprised. This was our first time with freestyle cruising. As we are easy going travelers, we focused on the positive. ... Read more
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CanAm Girl
Member Since 2005
1 review
20 forum posts
Embarkation: Quick and Easy. Champagne and Orange Juice was a nice touch. Cabin: Nice layout. Lots of storage. Large bathroom. (Balcony on deck 9) Ship: Overall while very nice, there is no wow factor. The Hawaiian decor was a ... Read more
William G
1 review
Sailed October 2008
Embarkation: Got to pier at noon, fastest ever experienced with tons of windows open and fast, fast, fast processing. They keep your passport at the counter. Didn't get pushy about taking boarding photograph. Met with glass of champagne, ... Read more
conadrob240
1 review
Sailed October 2008
Ship: the ship is beautiful. Everything seems new and is well maintained and spotless. For the most part, even though a little "loud", the colors and designs work very well. A few places are just too "Hawaiian" and I would have changed ... Read more

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todd140
1 review
Sailed April 2008
Thoroughly enjoyed cruise, and actually have deposit down for next cruise. Have cruised five times previous (Celebrity, Disney, Norwegian, and Carnival), and was impressed by cruise. SHIP/PUBLIC SPACES As others have noted the ship is in ... Read more
cp556
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
2,594 forum posts
Norwegian Jade - April 23, 2008 Athens to Istanbul - 12 nights ATHENS: We spent three nights in Athens at Hotel Magna Grecia. Located in the Plaka area of the city, the hotel's right across from the main Cathedral and its square. The ... Read more
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Robbo61
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
50 forum posts
Sailed April 2008
Embarkation: We like to arrive early and get on board and orientated. Arrived around 1pm and on board within 40 minutes. After a brief walk around we were surprised to find that our room was available (previous cruise we had to wait a ... Read more
caroldoll
1 review
We joined our son and daughter in law on this cruise and other than being on Norwegian in Hawaii, we always have chosen to cruise with either Crystal and Celebrity. We were hesitant to take this cruise because of many negative comments ... Read more
chirk
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
52 forum posts
We just returned from the trip of a lifetime: aboard the Norwegian Jewel, Sept. 26-Oct. 8, Athens to Istanbul. We're a very active couple who enjoy independent travel, and chose this for its fabulous itinerary, which included Alexandria, ... Read more
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cruisemom
2 reviews
My husband and I decided to go on a kid-free vacation this year as the kids were old enough, and my parents young enough to look after them! We'd always wanted to go on Star Clippers, and since we've been to several Caribbean destinations, ... Read more
neicie
Member Since 2007
1 review
579 forum posts
My husband and I thought the Jewel was a beautiful ship, though the same size as its sister ship the Dawn, it did seem smaller and not quite as luxurious. It was lovely none the less and we found the facilities fantastic and the crew a ... Read more
Tom
Member Since 2004
12 reviews
Background: Our first cruise in 10 years. We are from Australia and this cruise was part of a month long trip to Europe. Hotel Info: stayed at the Plaka in the Plaka district of Athens the night before embarkation: reasonably ... Read more
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Ken&Vivian
5 reviews
Athens: We did Acropolis on our own. Then We did the Mycenae tour booked from the Electra palace hotel. We are going to do the Archeological museum on the last day before we leave for the ship. There was a teacher strike and the front desk ... Read more
lustgartenr
Member Since 2001
1 review
I am attorney 32 and my boyfriend, also 32, is in public relations. This was my 7th cruise, his 4th cruise. Previously, we have sailed princess, royal caribbean and Carnival. This was both our first time cruising NCL. we booked the cruise ... Read more

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paljoeysmom
Member Since 2003
10 reviews
333 forum posts
Destination Eastern Med - Greece, Egypt, Turkey We left from San Francisco a couple of days early so we could explore Athens. We booked our own air & hotel arrangements. We flew Delta from San Francisco to JFK, and then onward to ... Read more
Lisa R
1 review
I just returned from a 12 night cruise in the Eastern Mediterranean (Greece, Egypt and Turkey). I am not a person who cruises often as I prefer to do things on my own schedule, rather than the dictates of the ship's schedule. So, I went ... Read more

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