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L1211
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We choose the Getaway based on rave reviews from my sister and her family's 5 recent NCL mega-ship cruise experiences (none were Western). We picked this route based solely on dates that worked for a tight summer schedule for our teen ... Read more
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ckhowser
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
My Husband and I have cruised many times on several other cruise lines. To us, Norwegian is the best from embarkation to disembarkation. Embarkation was so easy, it took less than 15 minutes, if you printed off your cruise documents. We ... Read more
Pulga60
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise was just as other reviewers had mentioned. It's all about the islands, yet it should not be since you are paying a little fortune to get there. The boat was nothing out of this world, the shows where poor in comparison with ... Read more
jjvillegas44@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
First, It was very disappointing to find out before my cruise that the price of my cabin was lower that what I paid for more than 800 US dollars plus extras like the wine package. Customer service just gave me an upgrade to a cabin with ... Read more
lisalangley1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This cruise was amazing! The ship is beautiful! The staff is first class! The Haven is HEAVEN!!!! The restaurants were all fantastic!! Love this ship! Second time traveling on it. I would recommend to anyone! Very clean and well taken ... Read more

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Vitamimi
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We chose the NCL (NEVER CRUISE Line again) because of the "sell" of the Escape when we were on the Getaway. It showed ropes courses, aqua park, etc. We were a total of 10, having 3 inside cabins and one balcony suite. Our ... Read more
408jillybean
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Hi All, I have been cruising since 2009 at least once or twice a year and all have been with Carnival until this year. We went with NCL since we chose a destination that Carnival does not sail. The itenarary was great and can't complain ... Read more
Tjhsmhmom
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Loved sailing out of NY. Had a large group of 53 family and friends. Agreed with previous reviews. Staff not overly friendly. Crew was not on same page. Received different answers to questions depending who you asked. Service in grand ... Read more
CarrieFrances
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
25 helpful votes
We choose this cruise to celebrate my mother-in-laws 70th birthday as it was her dream to see Hawaii and this cruise allows you the perfect taste of each island. My husband and would better know what to do if we returned for another visit ... Read more
Smileyd
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Aft balcony room very small, poor design, definitely not meant for 3 people although bathroom was good size. The 9.99 calling plan (Iconcierge) to reach other guests never worked, waste of money. There is only 1 kiddie pool area that ... Read more

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charmsfan
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Boarding was painless except that the men taking bags at curb seemed to be competing for $ and were yelling at us which didn't give a very warm first impression. We had free drinks...all under $15 were free. We paid nothing despite ... Read more
TravelerDavid
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Chose this cruise because it worked well for coordinating schedules. The itinerary was good: Really enjoyed each port. Would have liked more time in Helsinki and Stockholm, but got a decent overview of both cities. This was our first ... Read more
meltontldm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We went with Norwegian Spirit because of the itinerary: 10 ports in 12 days giving us the chance to visit Barcelona, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Athens, and Venice! With regard to the itinerary; we were NOT disappointed; we even ... Read more
jmb5545
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Hi, I know others have already talked about the newly refurbished Dawn. We were pleasantly surprised by the amount of work that went into this and we liked the new look to the public areas and restaurants. In some places we compared the ... Read more
Framily
Member Since 2015
1 review
32 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I just got off the Dawn, Boston to Bermuda and my 14 year old and I had an incredible trip. Our aft-balcony room was so comfortable and Myla kept it immaculate! The views were amazing. Sunsets and sunrises made me smile. I even got to see ... Read more

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esantama
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I want to be brief and cover a few key items with the ship below as we traveled in a party of four (4) married adults in two ocean view cabins with our grown kids left at home. 1) The food was decent in the sit down free dining rooms ... Read more
pcmeyer
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Choose this cruise line because my wife and I were taking two of our grandchildren along (ages 7 and 12) so we wanted a ship which had things for the kids to do and one which departed from a port that we could drive to. The overall cruise ... Read more
majam3
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This is our 5th Norwegian cruise The Ship The ship is very nice I felt the swimming deck was chopped up and akward the main pool area is to small I prefer a slightly smaller ship this ship is very crowded at all areas We ... Read more
alibubba
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
285 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were celebrating our 50th anniversary and this was where the grandkids thought they would like to cruise. We were a group of 12, which included all of our immediate family. We booked 4 balcony cabins that were on the 11th deck aft ... Read more
ckbaggett@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Very underwhelmed by the Norwegian Breakaway, very large ship with a lot of amenities squished into small areas such as the pool area for commoners. Norwegian built a huge pool and lounge area for those willing to pay triple the cost of ... Read more

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Mattman1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We arrived at the Seattle pier to find no signs or people to tell us where to go. You actually have to take you bag to a small room that is not labeled and then goto another building that is not labeled to check in for the ship. We found ... Read more
MaggieUre
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Just returned from an excellent cruise on the NCL Epic. Barcelona airport is dreadful but once you manage to escape NCL kindly took us on a free bus ride around Barcelona which was really informative if you haven't visited before. Check in ... Read more
utopiashop@msn.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I was super excited about this cruise since I hadn't been on one in years. The embarkation was orderly and went smoothly . We did have to wait several hours for our room to be ready but that may have been my fault for boarding too early. ... Read more
California78
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our annual family vacation. It was our second cruise with NCL, and the first to Alaska. We stayed in the Pink Diamond Haven Suite (10504), which was fantastic with it's two balconies (double-long port-side and ... Read more
susankoch
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the destination and the price. This was our first NCL experience and it was wonderful! The Escape is an amazing new ship that we would go on again. Checking in was smooth and efficient and we liked the ... Read more

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