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Polly 48
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time cruising with NCL. We saw this cruise advertised and though it would be nice to get away from the UK for some winter sun. The package we chose included ultimate drinks package and four dine around options. The ... Read more
lovtrav56
Member Since 2013
1 review
319 forum posts
2 helpful votes
we chose this cruise based on the price and itinerary as we do not like a lot of sea days and this cruise was very port intensive. What really made this cruise special though was the people we met on cruise critic before the cruise and ... Read more
Roger Wilkins
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We did an overnight stay in Barcelona before embarkation. Really great place but need more time there. Embarkation was really easy. Really well organised, much easier than boarding a plane. We dropped our luggage outside to waiting staff, ... Read more
Larry Laws
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We planned on visiting friends in Gran Canaria so to make the journey from the West coast of Canada worthwhile we thought a cruise would be nice. This is our first cruise with Norwegian and our fifth cruise on five different cruise lines. ... Read more
JanetAllenWoods
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
As a well seasoned international traveler, cruiser, business owner and owner of a vacation rental property, its hard for me to write a negative review, but someone has to say something about this cruise line.So here it goes: 1. Know ... Read more
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RetirementCoach
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 helpful votes
MY friend and I have previously sailed on Norwegian Star and thoroughly enjoyed it. Spirit was a different story. The vibration and noise in the cabin when in open waters at full speed was unbearable, particularly in Bedroom part of cabin. ... Read more
Dutch Canadian
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Cruise was delayed for two days due to fog in Venice. We missed the port In Crete. Was assigned inside cabin on 8 floor, every night while trying to sleep had to listen to the music woofers coming up from the dance floor. (Full ship no ... Read more
WanderingTheWorld
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My husband and I took an NCL cruise during Christmas 2015. Because we had such a good time, we decided to do it again. After this latest experience, it is doubtful Christmas cruising will become a tradition. Embarking in Barcelona was a ... Read more
foodhal
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
First I want to say that i was told that this liner is soon up for refurbishment , it makes it sound like it needs it , but it doesn't . The bed is still the most comfortable I have ever slept in . The staff are , almost without ... Read more
spandance
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
214 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I am a great fan of NCL, well I should say I used to be then I found that they started to go downhill and tried RCI, Holland America, MSC and celebrity. I sailed back on NCL in September on Jade from Venice and had such an amazing time ... Read more
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jimkath
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
As 1st time cruisers we extremely enjoyed this voyage. Beautiful ship, lovely cabin,with a balcony, very friendly helpful and polite staff Food plenty and enjoyable, liked the freestyle experience although there were plenty of other ... Read more
Cruise.addict
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
48 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We took advantage of the upgrade offer to the penthouse suite a few days before embarkation. Wow! Am I gad I did, it was worth every penny! We were treated VIP from boarding, to breakfast to room service and dinner service. We never had to ... Read more
kaviz
Member Since 2011
1 review
47 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The cruise was very "port intensive' which gave us the chance to experience many different venues. The ports were mainly cities that are well known for their treasures, culture, and food. The sea days were relaxing and gave us time ... Read more
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SLydon
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The NCL staff are great and it is hard work dealing with people who have drinks packages and a sense of entitlement. If you see the photos of the management, there are very few women. I like to spend my money with organisations that ... Read more
ManofTravels
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
123 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
We are NCL cruisers but have only been on smaller ships. This was our first time to cruise on a massive ship so were excited by the anticipation of it. We cruised a B2B from Barcelona to Port Canaveral, then remained on board for the next ... Read more
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Margiedie
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
This was my first transatlantic and will not be my last, The Epic was wonderful nice people traveling and a fantastic staff!! can honestly not say anything bad about my trip, I booked for next years crossing and can not wait, my fun meter ... Read more
brummydave
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We choose this cruise because of the end destination was Orlando, we had holidayed there before .The cabin had separate toilet and shower portioned from the sleeping area by a curtain. Restaurants: the self service café was ... Read more
WWLL
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
376 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
The Norwegian Epic Transatlantic October 2016 After ten days in Europe I boarded the Epic in Barcelona for Port Carnaveral. I have done this west bound cruise several times, and on the Epic two years ago. The seas were calm all ... Read more
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kurts
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We recently completed a 13 night crossing from Barcelona to Florida on the NCL Epic, and the ship was beautiful. Not glamorous, but clean and pleasant throughout. The ship also provided us the best shows and entertainment we’ve ... Read more
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Rubbies
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
69 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We booked the whole package with NCL and did not get off to a good start. The flight from London was delayed and we we not given much information and nearly missed the flight (some people did miss the flight and had to make their way to ... Read more
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metuken
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
58 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Pleased to report the NCL Epic is still my favorite NCL ship. The refurb looks great. This was my fourth Epic TA cruise, sailing in Haven - 16016, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite. This was a 13-night trip. I was traveling solo with a ... Read more
howard.hodgson
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Just returned - 13 November 2016 from a 14 night transatlantic cruise on the Norwegian Jade, our cruise commenced in Barcelona, then cruised on to Cartagena, Malaga, Funchal, Bermuda, Miami and finally disembarking in Tampa USA. Our ... Read more
Cruiselx
Member Since 2016
1 review
59 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We did Transatlantic thinking the ship is massive and will keep us occupied and oh god we were wrong :( Couldn't access Spa, sauna(fully booked), Couldn't access Posh lounge area(fully booked), Couldn't book specialty restaurants last 4 ... Read more
MonaMonkey
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
104 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Doing a Transatlantic cruise has been on the bucket list..... when we discovered a great deal on the Epic; we decided to go for it. With 10 days at sea, we got to explore the ship a lot (and saw LOTS of flying fish from our balcony). ... Read more
Biscoco
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
This was my first NCL cruise and not sure of what to expect. The ship was very dated and is going in for a refurb in March so that is a good thing because I am booked on it again in September 2017. Embarkation was good, Disembarkation a ... Read more
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