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347 Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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I realize I have nothing to compare the Royal to but I thought it was a gorgeous ship and we had a wonderful time! I ... Read more
having just today returned from our 19 day cruise on the Diamond Princess, I could not have been happier with my ... Read more
We were first time cruisers, at least on a big ship. We?d previously only gone on windjammers, so our expectation of ... Read more
We arrived in Sydney in the rain and walked from Circular Quay to the ship at the International Terminal. On our ... Read more
We have been on two older RCCL ships previously and were offered a decent deal on a balcony room on the new ship, Royal ... Read more

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My husband and I went on our first Cruise to New Zealand from October 7 to October 20, 2013, on the Sea Princess. ... Read more
First Time Delighted Cruiser Must go cruising ng
11/13
It was a last minute decision to take the above cruise, as part of my annual leave. I have held a fascination for ... Read more
Well-trained and consistently-trained staff. Unfailingly (apparently) happy in their work and with good people ... Read more
This was the first cruise for my husband and me, so we approached cruising with some trepidation. Would we be bored? ... Read more
Wonderful Cruise mwbarnes
11/13
This was our first 'proper' cruise, having only ever been on a much smaller ship on the Red Sea. We were not ... Read more

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Was Grand indeed. Melissa517
11/13
Being this our first ever cruise I can not have anything to go by but our own experience as we went along. What I found ... Read more
11/13
The first thing to point out to anyone reading this is that this was our first cruise together so we do not have the ... Read more
Great first time experience augustskiesgirl
10/13
Never being on a cruise before, this was so enjoyable...!!.the finishings and the decorating were truly superb ..our ... Read more
Not rated
10/13
My first view of the Crown Princess was awesome and totally took my breath away! Embarkation went smoothly especially ... Read more
10/13
we were delighted when we joined the cruise in Whittier, the send-off was with fireworks and it was great to see. The ... Read more

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We just completed our first ever cruising experience with the last Alaska cruise for the Coral Princess this season in ... Read more
ALASKA markvchs
09/13
Took our third cruise so far and first to Alaska on Sapphire Princess departing the 7th of September. Not to downgrade ... Read more
09/13
We had always travelled "by land" in Europe so this was a huge change for us. We thought this would be the best way to ... Read more
Princess delivered a great cruise/tour to Denali and the inside passage. We had never taken an organized tour or a ... Read more
First Cruise Normsie
09/13
This was our first cruise so I have nothing to compare it to, but I can only say this was a spectacular experience. We ... Read more

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First and foremost my friends (3 of us) and myself were 1st time cruisers so we had no clue what to expect. We booked a ... Read more
The Island Princess is an older, but well-maintained ship. The only problem with our mid-ship balcony stateroom (Baja ... Read more
09/13
As others have said, we took this cruise for the itinerary. Since it was our first cruise, we did not know what to ... Read more
We took a couple days before the cruise to tour the Vancouver, BC area. We arrive from Chicago to a lovely airport ... Read more
Since this was my first cruise, I was extremely happy and excited, having heard so many wonderful cruise experiences. I ... Read more

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