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punkincc
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
4,171 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our second time on the POA as Hawaii is a favorite destination for us. It offers the best itinerary and is the most relaxing way to see all the islands, offering overnights in Maui and Kauai, two ports on Hawaii, and an hours ... Read more
daryleann
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
1,404 forum post
5 helpful votes
I read with interest the reviews about the 'old Jewel' but you would never know it was old as the signs were interactive and the colors were bright. Yes, our cabin showed wear, but it is bound to show wear after all the many cruisers. We ... Read more
evvvvv
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Destination(s): Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Acapulco, Mexico Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala Corinto, Nicaragua Puntarenas, Costa Rica Panama Canal, Panama Cartagena, Colombia Miami, Florida Embarkation: Quite ... Read more
peterredei
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We received good service on an old ship that needs refurbishing. There are visible signs of ageing, some rust, dirty carpets, old and simple furniture. This ship lacks the elegance I saw on other cruises. The room service was ... Read more
bessres
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My husband and I are avid cruisers but had never cruised on Norwegian before. We were taking our children and grandchildren on this cruise and thought that Norwegian would be a wise choice as much seemed to be offered for all ages and it ... Read more

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abs2009
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
Left LA round trip Mexico (a cruise that we've done 24 times prior) with stops in Cabo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. I enjoy this itinerary because it is relaxing and after traveling there so many times, I know where to Christmas shop. ... Read more
mosworld216
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This cruise consisted of 8 people. Myself (29), DH (32), my parents (both 55) and my in laws (59 and 69) and friend and his GF (31 and 32). My 10th cruise and 2nd on NCL. DH's 4th cruise and second on NCL. This was the first ever cruise ... Read more
walter lewis smith III
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Being my first time I was very impressed with all the activities on board and since I am so new at this cruising is a very enjoyable and fun experience. This vacation was I feel one of the best I have had in a long time and was really a ... Read more
catgirl398
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
116 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
The food was excellent in the complimentary restaurants. I dined at the buffet, main dining room Taste, O'Sheehan's and Margaritaville. The only food I paid for was in the "supper club" and it was average there. ... Read more
dgwanat
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cruised on the Spirit from Venice to Athens, Ephesus, Istanbul, Mykonos, Naples, Rome, Pisa, Tulan, and then Barcelona. It then continued to Madiera, 6 days at sea, St. John, St. Kitts, St. Marteen, St. Thomas, and finally Port ... Read more

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Hawkeye1065
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
The food is wonderful, don't see why people opt to eat at the speciality restaurants as the food can't be any taster and for $30 plus 18% would not be worth it. They force you to pay 18% on anything you get, i.e. if you go up to the pool ... Read more
BirdStalker
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We departed from San Diego and hit two Mexican ports, Guatemala and Costa Rica before reaching Peru. It was Early November, hot and humid but since we are avid birdwatchers we managed to pull in a few lifebirds (birds we had never seen ... Read more
Newleno
Member Since 2011
1 review
130 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We took a re-positioning cruise from San Diego CA to Santiago (Valparaiso) Chili. We purchased a good deal for a balcony room. We visited ports in Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru and Chili. This was our first cruise (over 20) where ... Read more
OregonSolo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 3rd NCL cruise and my least favorite ship. There were 5 in our group sharing the rear facing suite and the adjoining stateroom next door. This was an older, much smaller ship and the rooms are much smaller comparatively. The ... Read more
stevey5036
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first re-positioning cruise and we weren't expecting the majority of guests to be a part of the over 60 crowd, as we are both under 30. This is one of Norwegian's older ships and while it was clear they tried to update ... Read more

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quiltangel@comcast.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had been on the Dawn last year so we knew a bit about the ship. It is a nice size ship, plenty of activities and there is a lot of variety for food. We had the dining package so we got to eat it all the specialty restaurants. Our ... Read more
Outback Crusier
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The crew were very good, cabin OK and the food satisfactory. The entertainment and shows excellent. The ship usage of space and some NCL policies created problems. The space usage on the ship was something of a mystery with ... Read more
McNamara
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Our cruise left Boston on October 30. The first three days were nice, getting to know the ship and activities for the cruise. Dingo Dave "cruise director " and his staff did a great job of keeping all occupied with activities ... Read more
Brightongal8
Member Since 2015
1 review
48 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second time on the Dawn, we were not overly impressed 2years ago about the pool layout, and the lack of Great outdoors. However, this trip surpassed my expectations. Embarkation was fast and seamless. We had fantastic ... Read more
Mysterious Lady
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
35 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As this was the Maiden voyage of Norwegian Escape there were a few, if not many, teething problems. The situation was not helped by poor weather confining 3000plus passengers inside the ship. Public spaces were simply not large enough ... Read more

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spacejunkie
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Norwegian Escape Review. Transatlantic Crossing Southampton to Miami 10 Days 29th October to 8th November 2015 First Impression: As we traveled from Southampton airport and drove to the port we could catch glimpses of this huge ... Read more
melpat13
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have been of 27 cruises including 7 TransAtlantics and 8 NCL (Sky, Jewel, Sun, Epic, Getaway, & Escape) We booked a year in advance believing a maiden voyage woud have many extras as the owners would highlight their newest ... Read more
achistory46
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
19 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I Arrived in Gatwick 2 days early and stayed at the Hampton Inn on the airport property. This was very convenient for getting to the port. I chose Bus transportation but either bus or train is very convenient from this location. ... Read more
photokay
Member Since 2014
1 review
47 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We were able to board on Jade right away. We went right to our room, to drop off our luggage. The room wasn't ready, but we knew that and wasn't a problem for us. We enjoyed the small size of the ship. However, the ship decor was all ... Read more
MargaretNC
Member Since 2015
6 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Sailed inaugural transatlantic cruise to Miami. Embarkation just OK in Southampton. There was some confusion when calling guests to the counter & then reseating us & calling us again to embark. The ship had been on a short trip ... Read more

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