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Tikibird
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
750 forum posts
0 helpful votes
24 April-Acapulco EmbarkationWe spent 2 nights in Acapulco prior to the cruise, there were no problems whatsoever and we felt no threats or danger. We stuck to the touristy things-cliff divers, Papagayo Park, the Zocalo (where we ate ... Read more
Angiet2
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
665 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Room #C204 AF (mini suite, no balcony) CategoryEmbarkation: We flew from Tijuana (we live in San Diego) to Acapulco on Volaris Air. This was a nice experience (great price, too!) even though practically none of the employees spoke ... Read more
zahav1
Member Since 2008
1 review
561 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Ship's Description Coral was built as a Panamax ship; therefore it's narrower than most new ships and long. There are 2,000 passengers therefore the sq. ft of space per passenger is extremely large. The ship is also designed so the ... Read more
cruise2relax
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
112 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background: We are two couples ranging for mid-30s to early-50s and travel together quite often (8 cruises in the last 5 years). On our first cruise, our best friends and travel companions became engaged on the balcony of the Caribbean ... Read more
artsy-girl
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
543 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was the 5th cruise with Princess for my husband and I. We love waking up and being someplace new everyday. We chose this cruise because of it's interesting ports, and of course for the full transit of the Panama Canal. We flew to ... Read more

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TravlGrl
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
7,139 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked this 10-night Panama Canal full transit cruise while aboard another Princess cruise 16 months earlier. Booking far in advance lends itself to a certain level of anticipation that sometimes builds higher-than-necessary ... Read more
kkorman
Member Since 2003
5 reviews
2,825 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background I traveled with my partner Jimmi (jmcal123) and two friends that we met on our Freedom cruise. I am a lifelong cruiser, sailing on everything from Crystal to Carnival. While I am not loyal to any one line, this is my 17th ... Read more
sandyoftheseas
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
414 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background: We are a professional couple...him late 30's, her late 40's. This was our 8th cruise together, 6th on Princess. We've previously sailed on the Sun Princess, Dawn Princess, Grand Princess, Crown Princess, and Ruby Princess. We ... Read more
mizlorinj
22 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We arrived in Acapulco around 10am, cleared customs, boarded our Princess transfer bus, and were off to the port in about 45 minutes. The ride to the port took about an hour. Upon arrival at the pier around noon, we were happy to see no ... Read more
thrasher54
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background This was our 6th cruise. We have also used Princess to cruise in Alaska. We have been on Carnival cruises 3 times and Celebrity once. This trip was taken to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. This was my wife's first trip through ... Read more

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Lauraloha
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
356 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Ahhhhh the Island Princess. What a great time, what a great ship. The itinerary for this Panama Canal saiing was incredible, all countries I had yet to visit and all countries with amazing food! First, my disclaimer. I am a 45 yr old ... Read more
chaswill
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
170 forum posts
0 helpful votes
10 DAY PANAMA CANAL CRUISE- ACAPULCO TO FORT LAUDERDALE 9 JANUARY - 19 JANUARY 2010 Our journey began in Sacramento, CA where my wife and I and our neighbors, Bob and Joann left for San Francisco on a Friday, late in the afternoon. The ... Read more
cruisers3Cortez
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
This was our 4th cruise, 2 with Carnival and 2 with Princess. We definitely like Princess and will cruise with them from now on. The Island Princess is smaller of course to go through the locks of the Panama Canal, but still everything a ... Read more
sloney
Member Since 2009
1 review
183 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We boarded the Island Prince on December 20th for a full transit of the Panama Canal. The Island Princess is beautiful ship. She will benefit from her upcoming dry dock in terms of some cosmetics, but the layout is very good. There are ... Read more
Tina-Ann
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
738 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are a family of four (my husband and I in our early forties and our two boys ages 13 and 10). This was our 7th cruise (all on Princess). GETTING TO ACAPULCO: We are from the Seattle area, and have learned to not travel the day of ... Read more

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texasgirl29
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
602 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
Introduction: We are a family of four, from Texas. This cruise was a gift to us from my in-laws, avid cruisers with 11 Princess cruises under their belt, 21 cruises in all. We were seven altogether. To cut to the chase, this was a ... Read more
rubinstein2r
Member Since 2000
6 reviews
467 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers from AZ. We've been on RCCL, NCL, HA and Azamara but had never been on Princess. We decided to try it for this "Holiday Week" trip through the Panama Canal, which we had long wanted to travel and for a chance to ... Read more
Steve Roberts
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
119 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2009
This is our seventh cruise and our third one with the kids in tow. There were six in our party, my wife, myself and our four children - ranging in age from 11 to 18. We left London and flew the eleven and a half hour flight to Mexico ... Read more
laurettaj
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2009
Overall, we really like Princess. The Coral Princess is beautiful and very clean. The ship was sold out, but it never felt crowded. We did the anytime dining and never had to wait. There were 7 of us in our group. One night we might have ... Read more
Prairie Cruiser 2
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We embarked from Acapulco. We arrived in Acapulco two weeks prior our cruise departure and stayed at a small boutique hotel called the Villa Vera. This is second time that we stayed there and thoroughly enjoy it. The rooms are as nice as ... Read more

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jacketwatch
Member Since 2006
10 reviews
1,756 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2009
We began our cruise, 7th. overall and 4th with Princess, with a two day precruise stay in Acapulco. We chose this cruise as we had heard it was one of the great cruises to take, ala the Med, Baltic Sea and Tahiti, just to name a few. Our ... Read more
Mn-Karno7
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Basically it was a GREAT trip; we enjoyed all the ports and the shore excursions. The day long excursion through the Panama Canal was truly amazing and well worth the expense. As for the on-board experience...that part was pretty mediocre. ... Read more
Daysimarie
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Flew to Acapulco and stayed at the Crown Plaza for two nights. Attended the Salsa Festival and didn't even know it was taking place there at that time, but had a blast....which I had a dance partner because I would have dance all night ... Read more
Uno
Member Since 2008
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2008
Our Panama Canal cruise on the Coral Princess departed 11/29/08 from Acapulco. It was a great cruise and we were lucky to have perfect weather for most of the trip. After reading tips and suggestions on the Cruise Critics boards, I was ... Read more
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capriccio
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
4,087 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2008
My husband and I are in our mid-50s and this was our second Princess Cruise. We made our cruise reservations and booked all our tours through Princess. We handled our air transportation and hotel reservation in Acapulco (for one night) ... Read more

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