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Bunkie2100
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our 8th cruise in 6 years all with NCL, most out of NYC, where we live. We had always wanted to make a transatlantic crossing and to visit Barcelona. We arrived a few days early to spend some time in the city, which exceeded ... Read more
cmf290
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We took our second Transatlantic cruise having taken our first in September 2015. Embarkation at Barcelona. Very good and a lesson in how to throughput 4,100 travellers quickly. Our luggage was even at our stateroom before we were! ... Read more
Floater58
Member Since 2015
1 review
43 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Embarkation went pretty smoothly and they managed the crowds pretty well. It obviously takes a while to load such a large ship, so I was prepared for a longer line and pleasantly surprised how quickly things moved. Disembarkation in ... Read more
recruiter 28
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
43 forum posts
The Jade and its moderate size was perfect for the ocean crossing. Embarkation on Barcelona was smooth but with long lines, taking almost an hour. The ship itself has a good flow plan and offers good food in all its restaurants, ... Read more
worthykm
Member Since 2015
1 review
31 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We choose this cruise for the great price and the ports of call. The Jade was ok but due for much needed updating. Our cabin 11593 was extremely small even for an inside cabin. We had the special dining package. Cagney's Steakhouse was ... Read more
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firstcarib
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
272 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Excellent way to get from Europe to Florida for not much more than the cost of an airfare! Free Drinks package & 6 upgrade restaurants inc in our deal made it a no -brainer. All staff were great, cabin small but well kept. All ... Read more
cubancrush
Member Since 2012
1 review
27 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our second TA on the EPIC (Oct 2012 was first). We had great weather from embarkation in Barcelona (which took all of 20 minutes by the way), Canary Islands, San Juan and all the sea days in between. It rained for a few hours one ... Read more
mmemichele
Member Since 2004
19 reviews
6,582 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I took this cruise to experience the Med first then do the Transat .It was my sons first med and european trip .I think he really liked it .from our greeting from Grace to the wonderful service we received on onur btb .It was an ... Read more
BstnCruiser
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
14 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Iconcierge App -doesn't show what you have booked on the ship for Entertainment reservations and Restaurant reservations -Can't make entertainment reservations through the app. Could only make specialty dinner reservations -doesn't ... Read more
gauchau
Member Since 2007
1 review
21 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first Transatlantic cruise and our first time on the Epic. We decided on this cruise to get away from all the hustle and bustle (both electronic and non electronic) of life. All of our previous cruises have been stacked with ... Read more
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Redhead5966
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The best part of the Cruise was the smooth sailing and beautiful weather. As others have posted the rooms are chopped up (I had a beautiful interior room)but would have been crowded for 2, and I did not care for the layout of the ship. 3 ... Read more
chil
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 forum posts
We chose this cruise mostly for the itinerary. Ports were good. For some reason it took more than an hour to get back on the ship in San Juan, as they only had one gangway open and very little crew working at the gangway. Had some issues ... Read more
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Sunset Heights
Member Since 2011
1 review
358 forum posts
We did this same cruise 3 years ago and had a great time. We live in NH and the Boston departure port was excellent (no flying to departure port), and what can be wrong about New Orleans. Although we had visited a number of the Islands ... Read more
MY79TA
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was my 8th cruise with NCL and 4th on the Dawn. I chose the re-positioning cruise because I went in April 2015 and enjoyed the length of time and the amount of stops. I have only cruised with NCL so can't compare to any other cruise ... Read more
cherrypop
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
611 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
I was a big time lover of NCL before this cruise. The crew for the most part didn't seem happy to be there. Majority of the crew would walk by without smiling or saying hello. When we were on the Star everyone was happy and everyone said ... Read more
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TrishZ1950
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We took this Repositioning Cruise last year and loved the itinerary and the older crowd, so we took it again this year..We had a balcony room and got the free prepaid service charges and ultimate beverage package and we paid the 18% ... Read more
TABG
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The cruise was 14 days starting in Boston and ending in New Orleans. The dining was good for the most part. The cooks at Teppanyaki were not really as good as we have experienced in the past. We went twice and had the same experience ... Read more
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s57126
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
1,012 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was our 6th cruise on the Dawn. Living inland Massachusetts it makes for an easy ride to the port. Most of the changes done at the dry dock were favorable. The Theater is nice with new colors. O'Sheehans has taken over the entire ... Read more
mtnhiker
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We like the freestyle cruising of Norwegian. There is no appointed place or time for a given room. The list of things to do is extensive on sea days and even enough to keep most busy even on port of call days. Activities include: ... Read more
littlegit
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
25 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Just got back from a wonderful time on the Jade. We did a back-to-back starting with a 7-day cruise from Venice to Barcelona. That was followed by a 14-day transatlantic from Barcelona to Tampa. In 2013 our NCL Mediterranean cruise ... Read more
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gloriaJY
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Its my 75th Birthday so we decided to fly to Barcelona and take the western Mediterranean cruise and back to back to port Canaveral. We had the Haven which was so nice but of all the ridiculousness's in the world the placement of the ... Read more
Valter
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
78 forum posts
8 helpful votes
These cruise review I’ll do it differently, instead of going port by port I’ll do it by points. The Ship: Being in other NCL ships but never in the GEM, I can say I really liked the ship, small and friendly, easy to get ... Read more
billslowsky
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
84 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were going to take a 6 night repositioning cruise with Celebrity, but for about $300 more, this cruise with a similar itinerary had two more nights and included extras including the beverage package which persuaded us to change plans. ... Read more
annettey
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed September 2016
The cruise was a back to back repositioning cruise. The first 5 days we cruised from Vancouver to Victoria to Astoria and on the Los Angeles. this part of the cruise was a little boring as the stops were not very interesting for us. As ... Read more
Ivhearted
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Critic This cruise has been a punishment on our sense of smell. First is the long walk to our cabin which gives us a variety of scents. The mid-ship portion has a nice flowery smell of an air freshener and then we hit the forward ... Read more
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