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kreitmeyer
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Was told this cruise was the only one that cruised around the Hawaiian.The cruise it self was fun but there were some things that stand out that we were not too happy about. My major complaint is getting off of the tender and into ... Read more
myogeto
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We planned our trip in the middle of October 2015. Since then I read reviews weekly and was a bit nervous, but honestly, if you are like me and read review after review, please remember that what some people complain about may not mean ... Read more
my2grls98
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
56 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Little background, we were a group of 8, ranging from 78-43, no children, all adults and family. I have sailed the Getaway twice in the past 2 years and one Carnival like 18 years ago. This was our first time on the Escape. WE loved it, ... Read more
Bevrobert
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
.This was a retirement cruise for my wife and number 12 overall for us. For the last several years we had opted to do all inclusive do to cost factors, but this was a deal. We booked short notice and got an inside ros cabin which was ... Read more
Nesster05
Member Since 2010
1 review
37 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First things first. As you may have heard before - a cruise is what you make it - I believe that anyone can get on any ship and with the right attitude can have a good time. I just got off of the Norwegian Spirit and, because I went in ... Read more

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Ezzica1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was a rebooked cruise as we had to cancel our last cruise due to an accident. I can honestly say that is worth the wait. The ship is big, very big. However, I never felt that I could not get away and find somewhere quiet, even ... Read more
ginninj13
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
A great first cruise for us, the kids were kept amused which gave us plenty of free time but even us as newbies found some faults. We absolutely loved our very first cruise and cannot wait to do another, there was so much going on on ... Read more
lesmac24
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We were a party of 11 sailing on the NCL Breakaway in April 2016 (7 adults and 4 kids) travelling from the UK. Our holiday did not start well due to British Airways cancelling our flight from the UK as we arrived at Manchester Airport ... Read more
AVLTravelers
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked this trip 3 days before sailing, need a quick break from work and electronics. Would highly recommend the "Parking Doctors" when leaving from Tampa, book on-line and you save some money, they drop off & pick up ... Read more
gadawg02
Member Since 2011
1 review
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband, my three year old daughter, and I were on the 4/3 sailing of the Norwegian Dawn from New Orleans through the Western Caribbean. We are both teachers in Georgia and this was our school’s Spring Break. We went on our ... Read more

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ellietessitore
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Honestly this was the best vacation I have ever taken! The ship in general had a great layout and had A LOT of things to do! There were a lot of teens and I was able to make friends very easily. But if you aren't a teen/don't want to be on ... Read more
jusiag
Member Since 2012
1 review
26 forum posts
8 helpful votes
So like most of you I read a lot of reviews for the Getaway claiming poor, inattentive service, and at this point I am convinced 90% of those are competing cruise lines trying to sandbag. I am a very picky traveler and have little patience ... Read more
Ron from Smithtown
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise was the 53rd for my wife & I and the 9th NCL cruise, over the past 13 years. We stopped using NCL for about 3 years, around 2007, because they were beginning to 'nickel & dime' you for everything, but gave them ... Read more
Ldrdawn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Hotel Information: We stayed the night before at the Comfort Inn in Marrero, LA which had free parking for the week when you booked a night. Pretty good deal and decent hotel with great breakfast. Ship Information: First, I ... Read more
alypve
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This is our fourth cruise (Regent/formerly Radisson Seven Seas, Disney, Holland America). This vacation was booked last minute the Wednesday before sailing b/c we hadn't decided what to do for my son's spring break from high school. With ... Read more

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Nana clc
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
31 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We went on this cruise to surprise friends who were already booked. Unfortunately we were not impressed. This was our 9th cruise (second on Norwegian). Embarkation was smooth for us, not the couple traveling with us. They were held up ... Read more
dani negreanu
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
804 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We have several cruises "under our belt" (4 RC, 2 X, 1 Princess), and always choose cruises for the itinerary. The POA's cannot be beaten, BUT it comes with an outrageous price (5K for an ocean view)… After the cruise, I ... Read more
daktam
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just returned from our Norwegian Jade cruise from the Port of Houston to Cozumel, Belize, and Roatan, and had a lovely birthday celebration for my wife, accompanied by our daughter and her boyfriend. Highs: Port of Houston was very ... Read more
Alfthedog
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My wife,12 yr old son and I travelled from the uk to New York to join the ncl gem around the carribean.after spending 2 nights in New York we embarked at the cruise terminal.although it was busy and the ship was full it seemed to go ... Read more
jennsn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Recently enjoyed a 10 night cruise out of NYC to Eastern Caribbean. It was super easy to get to the ship from NJ. We decided to take a car service (round trip $220) instead of parking for the discounted port parking rate of $300. We ... Read more

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jim@donsonmachine.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
The good Room - We stayed in the Haven Suite and it was fantastic. The bathroom and shower were as good as it gets. Plenty of room and storage. The only downer was the tv channels. No regular stations like NBC, ABC or CBS. They had ... Read more
SomersetFlowerLady
Member Since 2015
1 review
48 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The dates of the cruise suited us perfectly and due to the location hoped for better weather than the Med, however due to extreme weather this was not to be. The weather did not deter us from enjoying our holiday and exploring every port. ... Read more
Jfulker
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I have spent the last year quietly watching blogs and message boards and gathering information to help with our first cruise with Norwegian cruise line. I choose the ship because we were traveling with my two children. I have to say I did ... Read more
Floydfan59
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We embarked from Barcelona and were on board within 40 minutes despite managing to time our arrival with what seemed to everyone else who was sailing. Our bags were brought into our cabin by Norman, our steward, within an hour of boarding. ... Read more
trinity126
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Travelling as a party of 5 made up of two adults, a 11, 9 and 2 year old in this room and grandparents also travelled with us in a separate room. First impression this is a big ship and even 10 days in I didn't feel like I knew everything ... Read more

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