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karen.casciano@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed two weeks ago
Let me start by saying this is not my first cruise nor is it my first NCL cruise. We choose this cruise because we had not been to the destinations that were offered. Let me start off by saying that Ludwin, our cabin steward, was ... Read more
DISNEYMAMA18
Member Since 2010
1 review
58 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We just got off the Norwegian Pearl yesterday. After reading some of the reviews on this site and others, I admit I was nervous. My mind was put at ease very quickly. This cruise was great. The food was better than expected. We ... Read more
cruiserclan
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We had a family suite for 2 adults and 2 older teens. It was very crowded and difficult to maneuver. The ac was not good. It was very hot at times. The layout was awkward as the bath and shower are right at the door. There was ample ... Read more
dobrien
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was an easy drive (less than 2 hours) to NYC as well as diverse activities that would meet everyone's needs/desires. The 1.5 hour wait in a long line to board the ship was very much indicative of what the ... Read more
stevenplittle
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
First time cruise for a family of six, kids range from 12 to 19. Fantastic experience! Can't say enough about how much everyone loved it--they're already saying they want to do it again next year. I read all of the mixed reviews on this ... Read more

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papabearr
Member Since 2011
1 review
16 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
The Good: Very tasty meals in the speciality restaurants. We were given a free 3 speciality restaurant package along with a free drink package and chose The French, The Italian, and The steakhouse to eat our speciality meals in. All ... Read more
Jerseygirl4
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We just came back from our 7 Day and 6 night cruise on the Escape - Western Caribbean. We are a family of 3, two adults and a 14 year old boy. I started to have reservations about the ship and itinerary, but found this site to be very ... Read more
SRD1509
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
A group of family members with differing needs were going on this cruise so I needed something that would suit several age groups. I also wanted something in Europe but going to countries that would be interesting to the group. The ... Read more
Murph3383
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
This was our 4th cruise on Norwegian in the past year. The other 3 were on the Breakaway. The Gem is a smaller ship with nice amenities. The Cabin was small, the bathroom was unmanagable. Shower was fine but zero room to use the toilet. ... Read more
Glo1127
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This is my third cruise in fifteen years. Overall, it was good and I might do it again. The ship is well kept. The entertainment was good quality (but not great) and diverse for all age groups. The freestyle dining was a downer for me. The ... Read more

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jimalyson1@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Looking for a new vacation idea for our family this summer was harder than usual, as our two kids, aged 13 and 16, are more independent and want to go off and do things by themselves, while we still want some family time. We have never ... Read more
fonrouge82
Member Since 2010
1 review
115 forum posts
5 helpful votes
A bit of background to begin... We are a family of four (2 sons, ages 14 and 16, my DH and myself). We traveled from Maine on Thursday, stayed overnight at the Sheraton in Norwood so that my DH and DS could attend a game at Gillette, ... Read more
dhbourke
Member Since 2016
1 review
We wanted to see the Scandinavian/ Baltic cities and this was the easiest way to do it. We were traveling with adult sons, so they were interested in the ports more than the cruise itself. We've sailed with Royal Caribbean several ... Read more
MDavisRNBSN
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We are a family of 5 with 3 young children ages 1 1/2 yrs, 4 yrs, and 7 yrs. Our niece, who is 18 yrs, came along with us on this trip to the Baltics on 9 Aug 2016. We are frequent cruisers with children and have been on 3 cruises with the ... Read more
sydney3333
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Perhaps I have sailed Norwegian one too many times. The evening shows were stale for lack of a better term and the daily 'entertainment' was virtually nonexistent. The few events during the day that looked interesting had an additional fee ... Read more

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DA to AK
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
5 Star rating, with the understanding that the ship and itinerary were as we expected in terms of amenities and things to see in Alaska... but, the service of the crew far exceeded anything expected! The dining on the Sun is excellent, ... Read more
lindawaring2001
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it fit our travel schedule and it was 4 days with booze included. We stayed in Miami for 2 nights before and had fun on the beach with the kids (3 girls, 7,9,11) Day 1- Getting to the port around 11am, we ... Read more
bigplanet747
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Pros: Very clean ship Food was fantastic and endless! Excellent restaurants Ship run efficiently Fun rope course and water slides onboard Very good shows onboard - Rock of Ages was awesome! Three days in Bermuda ... Read more
Barney in CT
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose the Breakaway after reading about the ship. It was great to be able to drive to the pier, park on the roof and take the elevator directly to the entrance. NCL did a great job of processing us aboard and our rooms were ready for ... Read more
cab514
Member Since 2000
1 review
8 helpful votes
Living in CT, I love sailing out of NYC. Hop on the train to Penn Station, get in a cab and before you know it, I'm at the Pier. Arrived at the pier around 10:30 - just when the last of the cruisers are getting off (tip - go up to the ... Read more

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djmoskaluk@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
Our first time on the Breakaway very nice and very large ship take time to explore the first day. We embarked in NYC no issues. The new rule is no water carried on but you can bring a empty bottle and refill on ship for when you get off ... Read more
LUUSH
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
I was very disappointed with the NCL Breakaway cruise out of NY to Bermuda. My wife and I cruised NCL once before on a 3-Night getaway to the Bahamas. Our perception of the cruise was that it was an extended booze cruise. However, we ... Read more
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fourml8r
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
15 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our second trip on NCL Breakaway. We went over spring break and loved it so much we booked another trip for this summer. It s a Mega-ship which is not for everyone. But on the plus side it offers amenities you won't find on ... Read more
LUUSH
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Overall, I was extremely disappointed with the NCL Breakaway cruise from NYC to Bermuda. My wife and I have cruised NCL once before on a 3 night weekend getaway out of Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas and thought it was an extended booze ... Read more
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SPLANTAZ
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
First time cruise for our family and we loved every minute. We chose this cruise as we loved the itinerary, timing and price combination. We booked four speciality dining packages however the Ultimate Drinks Package was a free promotion ... Read more

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