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94 Princess British Columbia Cruise Reviews

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DeltaBCCruiser
Member Since 2011
1 review
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We took this cruise as a quick weekend getaway to, well, get away from the teenagers. We took the Amtrak Cascades train down to Seattle from Vancouver the evening before which I found to be a very enjoyable way to get down there. We left ... Read more
suzi1949
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2011
We have traveled extensively to fixed destinations and all-inclusive resorts and there isn't a place we wouldn't go back to. Deciding to take a cruise so that we could enjoy the Alaskan glaciers and inside passage ports was a big decision. ... Read more
Mizza
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
First time to Beijing and we were very impressed. Very good value with pre-cruise Princess hotel and tour package of 3 days. Two more ports in China, and then Busan and Vladivostok. Went on Princess tour in Busan to the old Silla capital ... Read more
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gormar
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
This is not to be taken as a criticism of anyone on the ship.  I think the problem starts on land.It's long, not complete, and it happened to real people, 8 adults and 2 children.This 17 day cruise through the Panama Canal and up to ... Read more
cuatsea
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
214 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation - We were looking forward to a short-but-sweet getaway from San Francisco to Vancouver, B.C., Canada, but disappointment began right at the gangway on embarkation. We had booked a VS Suite, so our check-in was smooth in spite ... Read more

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Viking46
Member Since 2010
1 review
25 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Island Princess - Ft. Lauderdale - Vancouver Departing April 29, 2011First, allow me to mention Continental Airlines which we used to fly from Vancouver, BC Canada to Ft. Lauderdale via Houston. It was awful! I think sardines in a can ... Read more
johnh
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We started with a couple of days in a freezing cold but sunny Beijing to see the Great Wall and all the other Great Sights, including the excellent Silk Road Market,all brilliant!! We had a 2.5 hour car ride to the container port at ... Read more
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Victoria_BC_Mom
Member Since 2005
1 review
200 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2010
We just got off of the one night party cruise from Seattle to Vancouver. The weather for departure couldn't have been better. Loading was fast and smooth. We arrived at 11:15 (had to get the rental car back) and were on the ship by noon. ... Read more
CNY Grandma
Member Since 2008
1 review
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let me start by saying we will never book our airfare through Orbitz again. We left on Monday, May 24th from Syracuse, NY. Got into Fairbanks at 12:30 their time, 4:30am Syracuse time, to find one piece of luggage missing and no welcome ... Read more
fedexpackage
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
64 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I was really looking forward to this cruise, since we have travelled to all of our ports and could really relax. This was our 16th Princess cruise and 19th overall. The ship is beautiful and well maintained. The carpet looked new and the ... Read more

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Mr. Luckytoo
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
1,248 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2010
This was my third cruise on Princess in the past 2 years. Each was on a different ship. The Golden Princess was relocating from Los Angeles to Vancouver and my primary purpose for booking this was to participate in the casino's ... Read more
xLibLabLady
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
1,055 forum post
0 helpful votes
The Golden Princess is a lovely ship. To us, it was huge. By the next morning we felt we were doing pretty good in learning our way around the ship. There is a certain amount of having to go up and down to get to the dining room, for ... Read more
RANDMARG
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2008
VERY PLEASED WITH THE SAPPHIRE PRINCESS PACIFIC COASTAL CRUISE OVERVIEW: The Sapphire Princess is a beautiful ship that has one of the best staffs of any cruise we have been on. This was our 15th cruise, the fourth on Princess. ... Read more
fm49
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I booked a repositioning cruise on Princess (7 nights, departing Vancouver, with stops in Nanaimo, Victoria, San Francisco, Catalina, San Diego, and Los Angeles), with the idea that it would be a quiet, relaxing getaway. And in ... Read more
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TheScotts
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overview - This was our ninth cruise with Princess in eight years, and our second Pacific Coastal Cruise, as we did a northern bound coastal cruise on the Star Princess in 2002. I hate to have to say this, but we have found the over-all ... Read more

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Smokeyham
Member Since 2005
8 reviews
1,991 forum post
0 helpful votes
Coral Princess - Cruise Review May 10 - 13, 2008 San Francisco to Vancouver My friend and I joined the Coral Princess for the short (two night) trip from San Francisco to Vancouver. The ship departed at 4:00 PM on Saturday, and arrived in ... Read more
quincytoo
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
2,866 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are married with almost grown children and this was our first real holiday away from the little darlings in 15 years. It was a much needed and very much enjoyed holiday :) Flew into San Francisco and stayed with friends outside of the ... Read more
SwimCarrie
Member Since 2006
1 review
80 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband (34) and I (33) were on this cruise May 7-10. We had a blast! Here are some of the reasons why: The Day Before Embarkation: We rented a car from Northern California and right off the bat, our trip was great due to the ... Read more
skinklecat
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2008
This was my second time on the Diamond Princess. The first time was 3 years ago on the same Pacific Coastal run with my children after a trip to Disneyland. I was very excited to have our yearly "girls trip" on this boat, and to show my ... Read more
bdjam
Member Since 2000
1 review
8,485 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overall, this was an excellent cruise. I continue to read the boards here and at times I start to wonder if my choice to sail Princess exclusively is the right choice - this cruise proved that yes, it is. While there are many complaints ... Read more
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captain ron
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Please enter your review. Originally planned over the New Year's holiday while visiting friends in Vancouver, we chose the 6 day repositioning cruise from Los Angeles to Vancouver onboard Golden Princess. The question was raised as to ... Read more
Putterdude
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
26,415 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2008
We flew to LAX via Air Canada on May 2nd, for the first time we attached our Princess cruise tags to our luggage before arriving at the airport and the Air Canada check in agent spotted them and attached "Priority" tags to our bags. As a ... Read more
sophiespal
Member Since 2008
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2008
Background: This was a 2-week vacation with our two children (age 4 and 7 months). We spent the first 5 days in Disneyland and then boarded in San Pedro for the trip back up to Vancouver. Hotel: We stayed 5 days at the Grand California ... Read more
Couple_a_Sailors
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was our second cruise... first with Princess. We arrived in Vancouver 2 days early- fantastic city, well worth the extra time added to our trip. The hotel was the Sandman Suites on Davies Street- great location, great staff, easy walk ... Read more
NorthPhoenixGuy
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a 6 night repositioning cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles. I arrived in Vancouver the day before so I could explore the city and have a fabulous dinner at The Boathouse Restaurant at English Bay. I highly recommend this place ... Read more

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