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caneable
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
499 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 8th cruise with NCL over the past 12 years. It was the first time that we have cruised out of Tampa and embarkation wasn't a great experience. There seemed to be limited organisation around the exercise. For example, ... Read more
daveque
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
If it is convenient for you to sail out of NYC, you don't mind a few sea days on both ends of the cruise in the North Atlantic, and you would like to visit 8 Caribbean Islands on one cruise - this is it. NCL has made this a very ... Read more
Paul and Robin
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
140 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We like to take longer nights on a cruise so ten nights was just fantastic and a bonus our home port. We like NCL but will try any lines if going to the right places, this cruise went to all our favorite ports and the weather was perfect ... Read more
GrandmaRolls
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
255 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This itinerary and ship were new for us, and drive to the port not terribly bad. Embarkation and disembarkation were a breeze, especially since we carried our own luge on and off. We headed right to our cabin to drop off our luggage, ... Read more
Spartyhearty
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We live about an hour north of Port Tampa. Twelve of us went on this cruise. We contracted for Barracuda Transportation to take all of us to the port together. We would definitely use them again. We did our own thing during the day and ... Read more
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eggplant7
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
55 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Let me first say that this cruise was taken to use a cruise credit earned from a previous negative experience with my cabin on a Hawaii cruise in July, 2016 on the Pride of America with Norwegian Cruise Line. If I didn't have to use this ... Read more
RonDup
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
In short, we wanted to visit several of the islands without having to spend all of our time in airports, or packing and unpacking. This cruise filled that bill, but things like the ships food did not meet any kind of cruise expectations. ... Read more
gastonmom
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
One of the worth cruising of the many we have been on. We had to pay for about everything including bottle of water, although we had paid for a $65 dollars soda card, water was not included! The "free cruising" means you had to ... Read more
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
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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
9 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
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
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Stickwitch
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
12 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
6 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
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
37 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
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
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