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Dweezlemoonboot
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the third time we have been on the Jade. It's like home from home for us. The first cruise ship we went on was the Jade and have loved it from the first moment we got onboard. It was our daughters second cruise but first time ... Read more
JetSetBirmingham
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from our third cruise on the NCL Jade. The transfer from the airport to the ship was a nightmare. We were marched in a column, half a mile long, to the coach car park. We had to unload our own luggage off the coach ... Read more
hawkshoe
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
347 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My friend and I decided to take this cruise as it hit all the sights we wanted to see (and then some) and fit into our budget. The cruise did not disappoint. We booked a balcony room and were lucky enough to get the drink and upgraded ... Read more
Lee/Cy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The highlight and saving grace of this cruise experience was of course, the ports! Used NCL tours, Viator, and Prestige rent for our excursions. We were reminded again by the NCL tours, that we are not fans of large bus tours with guides ... Read more
timberwolff
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I have cruised a number of times, around 8 cruises in all. Three different cruise lines. I migrated over to Norwegian's free style cruising and have loved it until now. I was on the Norwegian Spirit and found it to be sub par in layout, ... Read more

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mightymite19
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
25 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Like others, I rely on reviews so I hope this helps (I apologize for it's length). I chose this line and ship solely because of the itinerary - 10 cities, 5 countries, 12 nights. This was only our third cruise (second with NCL) so we ... Read more
Nanrod
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
First time sailing with NCL had a easy check in at venice (there's was no porters on hand to help with luggage upon arrival) Once check in was complete we went on to the ship to go to our cabin this was very poor on NCL's part although ... Read more
OpineIdo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This is our experience on just one NCL trip and the only other cruise we've taken was with Disney. Our cabin, 9188 is above the Stardust Theater and more troublesome, directly below the children's playroom. Our cabin needed freshening in ... Read more
MandJ - UK
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
After a lovely 1st time 4 day stay in Venice we arrived on the dock side by cab at 11.40. By 12.20 we were on the sun deck lying on sun loungers ordering a drink. The whole of the processing was smooth and painless, run like a military ... Read more
medicbarbi
Member Since 2012
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
My 6th and LAST cruise with Norwegian. Food great, entertainment great, the boat (Spirit) and guest services were a disgrace. The entire starboard side of the ship constantly smelled like a sewer no matter what deck you were on. Our ... Read more

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Johannamandy
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
If I start at the beginning and end, the embarkation and disembarkation were the best ever and we have been on ovr 15 cruises with several cruise lines. The cabins were roomy and well kept with plenty of storage and possible the ... Read more
jannie711
Member Since 2006
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We had an amazing time on the Norwegian Jade for a back-to-back sailing out of Venice. We visited, in order, Dubrovnik (Croatia), Athens/Piraues (Greece), Ephesus/Kusadasi (Turkey), Split (Croatia), back to Venice, then off to the Greek ... Read more
Jazzy2blue
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Bits were good, bits were bad. 3rd time with Freestyle dining still hate it, a frenzy of waiters, although the food was decent. Meal in Le Bistro fabby as was service. Kids everywhere not good, unsupervised, running amok , playing ... Read more
MLZ
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I are very experienced travelers and I am a Gold level passenger on NCL. NCL is a good value cruise line, but you have to actively plan ways to make your voyage enjoyable. Overall comments: * It is not a cruise for ... Read more
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FES_Alum
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
NCL's "Freestyle Cruising" is obviously corporate lingo for "let's milk our guests for every dime possible". First and foremost, many of their activities seemed to be focused on winning something (bingo, Deal or No ... Read more

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JT19
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I, and my parents have just returned from a 9 night holiday, which started with a 2 night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn in Venice Mestre, perfect start to the 7 night cruise that followed on the Norwegian Jade. This is ... Read more
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NickyE
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our second cruise, last year we were on a smaller boat (1500 people double occupancy). This larger boat was definitely better for our child who suffers sea sickness. However as the boat carries more passengers, we found it too ... Read more
NickyE
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This was our second cruise, last year was an all inclusive with Island Cruises. When I booked I was given the option of 2 out of the following for free: ultimate dining package, ultimate beverage package, 200 dollar on board spend per ... Read more
Cruisingyeah
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Enjoyed the cruise, had a nice time. Overall things were fine, but I do have a couple of complaints. The dining room staff is understaffed, have been in many cruises and usual you will have someone take your order and another to run and ... Read more
Glory77
Member Since 2011
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Our family (2 adults, 2 small children) just returned home after a week on the Jade (7 night cruise out of Venice). After cruising with RCL 3 times (Grandeur, Navigator, Liberty) in the last 3 years this was our first NCL experience. ... Read more

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Gorshi
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
I guess our disappointment is not all together to do with the Norweigan Jade in itself but there are a number of things the Company could do to improve things. Firstly, on a positive note, the embarkation/disembarkation process at ... Read more
Saxier1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Overall, a great experience on this cruise. The ship was lovely and well maintained, food in the dining rooms was excellent, buffet slightly less so, but still OK for snacks. The entertainment was generally very good, however I got ... Read more
Boxie_boy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
First, we cannot emphasis enough that this was a fantastic cruise and would go again at the drop of a hat. But i will make some comments that may be of interest to others. 1. Passengers have to be back on ship 30mins before departure - ... Read more
Stefany
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I went on this cruise with a good friend, we are both young college aged women so we were not the target demographic but we still managed to have a great time. We sailed to the Greek isles making stops in Corfu, Mykonos, santorini and ... Read more
Hughesie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with ncl and we had a fantastic time. Our cabin was number 10598 which was super quiet. Day 1- arrived in venice at approx 12.30 pm embarked on the jade and then went straight out to venice. We took a river ... Read more

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