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MTS238
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I read many reviews before our trip, so it only seems fair that I contribute my own now that we are home. For context, I was traveling as part of a large family group of 11: 7 adults and 4 kids under 10. Some members of the group were ... Read more
maddog59
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
35 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Our family of five has been on at least 15 Caribbean cruises and we all agree this was one the the best! We arrived at the port around 11:30 am and were on board within 30 minutes. We did not have meals at any specialty restaurants ... Read more
Dennisdennis
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I was not happy with all the extras we had to pay for. We had the total drink package and had to pay for water had to pay for painting 35 dollars!!! Had to pay for lobster and other food in the free dining room. I have never had to do ... Read more
Ismay1912
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
1,523 forum post
3 helpful votes
Another fine sailing with Norwegian Cruise Lines aboard their newest liner, the Norwegian Escape. Arrived at the port of Miami @ 10 am, and was on the ship enjoying a cocktail by noon. Rooms weren't quite ready (as expected) so made our ... Read more
jetman8888
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Overall we had a great cruise on the Pride of America. We stayed in the 13016 Penthouse Suite which was a bit smaller than the other suites on the 13 floor, but a big upgrade to the original 8th floor family suite we had originally ... Read more

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mameo420
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This cruise vacation would have been excellent except that we traveled with a family group of 17 people and we could not all eat dinner together. Restaurants would not take reservations and if we just showed up , we all got separated. I ... Read more
gossmae
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was convenient for us since we live in Boston. We had gone on the Getaway last summer and had an amazing time. The Dawn was smaller and didn't have as much to offer as the Getaway, ex. waterslides, rope ... Read more
toryandrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
I had an ocean view room class OX, we were given first room 5520 but it flooded overnight on the 4th day. Then we were moved to 5010. Both rooms were good. I had me plus 3 kids age 13, 11, 8. Two of us were on the regular beds, one on ... Read more
FL_Mom451
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT!!! This was the first cruise I have been on in years and will likely be the last. To begin, we arrived at the terminal and were quickly shown to priority check-in. This process was quick and pleasant. However, after ... Read more
fwright4450
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Full disclosure: this was my first cruise since a high school booze cruise to the Bahamas (30 years ago). This was a long-planned cruise with my wife, 12 year old daughter, and two other families (a total of 6 adults and 6 children under ... Read more

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CraftySabine
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my second, and most likely last NCL cruise. The first was the Pride of America in Hawaii. It was fantastic. I can't say enough good stuff about it. This Alaska cruise, completely opposite. I have been on 4 Caribbean cruises with ... Read more
Ellimitz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We selected this cruise ship because it had good reviews for teenagers & we were bringing 2 teenage granddaughters. Our biggest problem on this cruise was related to our youngest granddaughter who is 12, & suffers from Cebral ... Read more
6thking@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The overall experience beat our expectations. Point by point Pros, than Cons - - Arrival and departure were easy. We checked in with the Suites table and they moved us along. On departure, our flight left at 11:30am, but we ended up ... Read more
Carnival_charming
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Well, I have wanted to do the Western Caribbean trip for a while. Got on the Getaway, but ended up with mixed feelings. Room safety: Don't assume or take it for granted that your belongings are safe, even inside the safe. It is a big ... Read more
sydgolston
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Excellent experience for our family, but it must be said: this line scrapes every nickel it can from your pockets. Excursions, expensive on all cruises, were utterly outrageous: $199 for a ride to the Mendenhall Glacier and and two hours ... Read more

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JLO_1212
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Aside from the Norwegian Getaway, I've been on five other cruises. 1 Disney, 3 Royal Caribbean, 1 Carnival. This cruise line definitely ranks up there with the Royal Caribbean however I think I would still rank Royal Caribbean in front ... Read more
lambiance6
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Overall it was great! This was our first cruise (me & hubby). Pros: Cruise Director, Tyler Gray was awesome! A great dancer too! Excellent food Great service Loved the nightly dancing, DJ's were great Manhattan Room ... Read more
hughdykins@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose the Norwegian Escape because it is a new ship with lots to do for our grandchildren, ages 2 to 21. We usually cruise with Celebrity or Royal Caribbean but we thought this ship had lots to offer our varied ages. We were ... Read more
lmleclaire
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Staff is wonderful lots of activities, however some are a little spendy. As is with most ships, the casino takes up too much space and is in the middle of the ship.Its very smoky, which smells up the decks above and below. Should be in ... Read more
Rhon2000
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I read lots of negative reviews before getting on the Escape...... don't believe them, it's a great ship. I have cruised on Carnival, Royal, Celebrity and NCL. Norwegian is my favorite and the Escape doesn't disappoint! My sister and ... Read more

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Kfam27
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was my first NCL cruise and as with most things in life there are Pros and Cons. My first disappointment came with their Price Drop policy. We booked over a year in advance and the price for our balcony cabin dropped around $200 ... Read more
judithrose
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My husband and I wanted to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our adult children and granddaughter by going on a cruise. This was our first experience with Norwegian and IT WILL BE OUR LAST!! We flew into Seattle and had no ... Read more
Haleyfelt0915
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I must start off by saying that I am a pretty avid cruiser as well as an enthusiast of this form of travel, this was my 15th, so any thoughts that I am being negative because I "have no experience" are quite invalid. The process ... Read more
Starsmitten
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I had always wanted to do the Alaska cruise and so we decided to go with NCL. This was a 7 night cruise starting from and terminating at Seattle. The embarkation was pretty smooth and the ship was sparkling, it is 10 years old but ... Read more
WadeInTheWater
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because this was our first trip to Hawaii and we wanted to experience as much as we could in 7 days. We had done a 12-night Mediterranean cruise with NCL a couple years ago, and found it to be a great way to see a lot ... Read more

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