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Koohimame
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Norwegian Jade proved to be just the right ship for us. Not so large that you get lost in the crowds but lLarge enough to offer excellent enertianment & activities, lots of dining choices (both complimentary and special reservations) ... Read more
Brabus08
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise as it was calling at ports we had not visited before and wanted to transit the Panama Canal from the other direction (Pacific to Caribbean) as we had been through the canal in the past from Caribbean to Pacific Ocean. ... Read more
TravelDude2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Booked this Panama Canal cruise from L.A. to Miami to cross off my bucket list. Got a great price inclusive of air and transfers. Embarkation at San Pedro went relatively smoothly. Food at Garden Cafe was average at best. Breakfast was ... Read more
topcat326
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
We flew in from London and stayed that night at an airport hotel before being transferred to the ship. My wife and I chose this cruise be cause it gave us the opportunity to do some whale watching, travel the Panama Canal and get some ... Read more
quiltlady65
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was an item on our bucket list. We had heard so much about cruising the Panama Canal that we decided that would be our next trip. What a great decision. Our room was at the very back of the ship, and we enjoyed many an hour sitting ... Read more
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dancezee
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our 32nd cruise and only my 5th with NCL. There were more wood dance floors than most ships. Three choices of main dining rooms, and many specialty restaurants. Entertainment was great. Burn the Floor was better than Dancing With ... Read more
Susanr50
Member Since 2002
1 review
25 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
wanted to try Breakaway. Liked length of cruise and that it left from NYC. We were disappointed. Crew and service uneven. Courteous staff not always competent waitstaff. We have been on several other cruiselines and were disappointed with ... Read more
Stickwitch
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Being a mega ship, the Getaway has a multitude of activities and attractions to keep passengers busy, but you can never get away from the crowds. People had to essentially climb over each other to snag a deck chair or a table at the ... Read more
lifetimecuiser
Member Since 2015
5 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our 31st cruise, fourth on NCL and was average at best. The craziest thing we have ever seen is the cabin setup. I'm sure you have seen this in other EPIC reviews but the bathroom is split up into three different areas. Food was ... Read more
cat613
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Friends that have traveled on NCL invited us on this New Year's Eve.cruise Worst NYE we have ever spent. One glass of champagne and about 100 balloons drop. Cheap hats and noisemakers. From day one we knew we were gonna have trouble ... Read more
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NAPLESBOY
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We've been on most of the NCL ships. The Escape is big. Now I realize we should have planned better. We did not book our restaurants in advance online. This caused us problems. The reason we're giving this ship good marks is because ... Read more
CCRCC
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
35 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We wanted a cruise from New Orleans so we could come back and spend New Years Eve in NO. We booked all excursions from ship but one, and were very satisfied with them. We had only traveled on Norwegian on the Pride of America around ... Read more
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MaxineTurner
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We are seniors. My husband and I picked this cruise as our anniversary and Christmas gift to each other. Embarkation was a nightmare for us. When we arrived at the cruise terminal there were at least 1,000 passengers many with small ... Read more
selby2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our first NCL cruise and I would compare the service and food with the more expensive Celebrity. Two members of our party required wheelchair assistance to embark & disembark and the process was the smoothest ever. Service ... Read more
jjustbeck
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
My disabled husband and I took our annual cruise. Since he can't fly, we are fortunate to have options in Florida to drive to. Wanting to take a bigger ship, so the Norwegian Epic out of Canaveral was a good pick. Parking, Embarking, and ... Read more
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GW money
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Best think i did to plan for this vacation is to start planing and saving money a year in advance, its no need to go all the way to hawaii and say you didn't see something.the excursions are the best. Take one on ever island do not leave ... Read more
Gramme
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise for the Itinerary. Contrary to what I had read about the November 2016 embarkation, ours went very well. It was the usual line of people yet the wait time wasn't bad. Once on the Epic, we went immediately to our ... Read more
Dan Roberts
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My review of the December Epic cruise: FOOD - Most of the restaurants (except I was disappointed in O'Sheehan's - terrible food!!!) served very good food. Although, I was disappointed at times because the food wasn't served as hot as ... Read more
RION
Member Since 2008
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I've sailed on many ships, to include NCL's first one ( a converted ferry, that sank once and burned another time).. The main floor, that houses the casino restaurants , is crowed on most nights, to include noise, smoke and wall to wall ... Read more
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Buffett Chick
Member Since 2007
1 review
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Overall, it was a great cruise. Embarkation went smoothly and crew greeted us with smiles and were helpful in guiding us around the ship. First, I might say that we are not picky cruisers. This was our 18th cruise on various cruise ... Read more
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Miamisure
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The embarkation and departure at the Port of Miami went on without a hitch! The cabin was roomy, comfortable, clean and enjoyable, same goes for the bathroom. Dining at the Garden Restaurant, the buffet was adequate, varied, the food ... Read more
grannyelldon
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we have been aboard the Escape 2 other times. Price was good, and we needed to get away and be treated to not cooking and cleaning. We picked the Guaranteed inside cabin and have never been sorry. We would ... Read more
ayeamcdn
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
654 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The port canaveral operation needs a manager to organize their operation. Right now it is a mess. Taxis & shuttles lined up to pay entry fees. Very poor oversight, I'd fire someone. The cruise lines should demand improvement right ... Read more
hhfarmer
Member Since 2015
1 review
48 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The Norwegian Escape is big, bold and beautiful. We enjoyed this cruise immensely Pros: 1. New ship, with more public areas than you can imagine using in 7-nights! 2. Good dining options both free and up-charge. 3. Very ... Read more
squaredancer44
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
24 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife and I have had a trip to the Panama Canal on our 'bucket list' for a number of years. When a low cost ten day cruise showed up at Costco we jumped on it. We like Norwegian but they no longer leave from a Texas port and we weren't ... Read more
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