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brummydave
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We choose this cruise because of the end destination was Orlando, we had holidayed there before .The cabin had separate toilet and shower portioned from the sleeping area by a curtain. Restaurants: the self service café was ... Read more
WWLL
Member Since 2002
4 reviews
376 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The Norwegian Epic Transatlantic October 2016 After ten days in Europe I boarded the Epic in Barcelona for Port Carnaveral. I have done this west bound cruise several times, and on the Epic two years ago. The seas were calm all ... Read more
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kurts
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We recently completed a 13 night crossing from Barcelona to Florida on the NCL Epic, and the ship was beautiful. Not glamorous, but clean and pleasant throughout. The ship also provided us the best shows and entertainment we’ve ... Read more
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Rubbies
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
73 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We booked the whole package with NCL and did not get off to a good start. The flight from London was delayed and we we not given much information and nearly missed the flight (some people did miss the flight and had to make their way to ... Read more
metuken
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
58 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Pleased to report the NCL Epic is still my favorite NCL ship. The refurb looks great. This was my fourth Epic TA cruise, sailing in Haven - 16016, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite. This was a 13-night trip. I was traveling solo with a ... Read more
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howard.hodgson
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Just returned - 13 November 2016 from a 14 night transatlantic cruise on the Norwegian Jade, our cruise commenced in Barcelona, then cruised on to Cartagena, Malaga, Funchal, Bermuda, Miami and finally disembarking in Tampa USA. Our ... Read more
Cruiselx
Member Since 2016
1 review
59 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We did Transatlantic thinking the ship is massive and will keep us occupied and oh god we were wrong :( Couldn't access Spa, sauna(fully booked), Couldn't access Posh lounge area(fully booked), Couldn't book specialty restaurants last 4 ... Read more
MonaMonkey
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
105 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Doing a Transatlantic cruise has been on the bucket list..... when we discovered a great deal on the Epic; we decided to go for it. With 10 days at sea, we got to explore the ship a lot (and saw LOTS of flying fish from our balcony). ... Read more
Biscoco
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
This was my first NCL cruise and not sure of what to expect. The ship was very dated and is going in for a refurb in March so that is a good thing because I am booked on it again in September 2017. Embarkation was good, Disembarkation a ... Read more
Bunkie2100
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 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
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cmf290
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
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
5 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
45 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
firstcarib
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
279 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
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AFuncruiser
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
945 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
 Such smooth sailing you could have taken a canoe across.  If I never see the epic again or ncl again for that matter it will be soon enough. Out of my  69 cruises the epic is the one ship I am most anxious to get ... 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
travelover7
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was our first transatlantic cruise and we loved it so much that we have alr day booked 2 for 2017. We got on the ship at Barcelona and got on our way. Our first stop was Canary island which is a nice little town to do a quick walk or ... Read more
mmemichele
Member Since 2004
19 reviews
6,654 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
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Life at 50
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
paul and i really enjoy it but he didnt like being on it for 8 days straight but i didnt mind at all.love the jade it reminds me of the sun which i love because it was my first cruise ship. and i cant say enough about the staff specially ... Read more
gauchau
Member Since 2007
1 review
21 forum posts
3 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
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
littlegit
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
28 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
ghough
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
198 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I chose the last Western Med cruise and then followed with the Transatlantic on the Epic. We went from an interior, somewhat cramped, cabin 8002 to a balcony 8046 for the TA. This was our second TA and first time on the ... Read more
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