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187 Royal Caribbean Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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PhilnPhil
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We just returned from a week aboard the Vision of the Seas. Having previously cruised on the Oasis of the Seas with RCC, I was not sure what to expect from an older, smaller ship. However, we had a great time and were pleased with the ... Read more
Okeydoker
Member Since 2015
1 review
Our Panana Canal cruise was wonderful! A full 15 days with great ports, many sea days aboard a great ship with a fantastic crew. Leaving Los,angeles we went to two Mexican Ports, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo. Then on to Guatemala, Costa Rica, ... Read more
Cruising Traveler
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed May 2015
We spent 15 wonderful days on Legend of the Seas going through the Panama Canal. Where to start, the cabins are a bit smaller because the ship is smaller for the canal. We were able to store all our belongings, no problem. The ship is an ... Read more
DJTowls
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We recently returned from 14 great days on Jewel, cruising from San juan to San diego celebrating our wedding anniversary. First a little about ourselves - this was our 8th RCI cruise, 11th in total. We are both in our early 40's. ... Read more
Santa_Barbara_Cruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Mexico - Panama Canal - Central America Cruise - 14 Nights. Overall, this cruise was above average but less than very good. I am an RCCL Diamond level cruiser and this was my 15th cruise - 10th with RCCL - 1st on Jewel. PRE CRUISE: We ... Read more

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Pamtom
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed April 2015
We are Diamond members with 15 cruises under our belt. We are loyal to RCI, at least until now. It seemed as if there were fewer crew members than warranted on this ship. With only one pool bar, I thought it would be better staffed. Always ... Read more
Radio Bobby
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed April 2015
I'm referring to the age of most guests onboard - the average is 60+. My wife, Marie, and I celebrated our 50th birthdays with this trip, and we were pretty much the youngsters on board (not including the staff). Not that this was a ... Read more
GRKZOO
Member Since 2013
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is our tenth cruise, all on Royal Caribbean, and this one really made me question our loyalty. First the good: 1- The ports of call, specifically Panama, the Canal and Costa Rica, were great. These were bucket list dreams finally ... Read more
stacy02935
Member Since 2015
1 review
Tips! 1. Book your shore excursions early. The closer your trip gets they will raise their rates and tell you that their is no more space left on the excursion...BUT once you get on board the ship then they will open more spots and ... Read more
crinteastwood
Member Since 2015
1 review
This was our third cruise - first with Royal Caribbean and for the most part we were pleased. This was the last voyage through Panama for this ship as it is on its way to Australia and then to Asia where it apparently has been sold to a ... Read more

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OldDogMusher
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
My husband and I spent 49 days on the Legend this past winter, and we have never had better service or seen better conditions in the fleet. (We are Diamond Plus members, so we've seen a few ships…) The crew's attention to ... Read more
Shore Cruiser
Member Since 2008
1 review
53 forum posts
My husband and I had been planning to cruise through the Panama Canal for several years, choosing this as a way to celebrate our thirtieth wedding anniversary. We had cruised recently on the Grandeur of the Seas, which we loved, so chose ... Read more
kappkj
Member Since 2015
1 review
Where do I start? First the positives: the checkin process was the best we have ever experienced and the stateroom attendant and windjammer staff were great! Nyla in disembarking was great to assist us with a glitch in our travel ... Read more
Huxford
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed March 2015
I am 35 and by about 30 years one of the youngest on board. I am traveling with my mom who is 57. There is NOTHING to do on board unless you are into cribbage or eating. There are no shows, bands or any fun activities. There is not any ... Read more
a1bigtuna
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
First, like I usually do, I book a motel a day before the cruise (just to insure no timing problems). So I booked this cruise from Galveston and then a motel there. Then air from San Diego to Houston, and thinking I would just rent a car ... Read more

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weinst
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
30 forum posts
Sailed September 2014
My experience on the legend of the seas was not to be compared with the Celebrity Cruises I have been on in the past. The Legend of the Seas is an older ship which has been refurbished and to find that they did not consider putting ... Read more
pcox5270
Member Since 2014
1 review
We arrived at the Port of Galveston in plenty of time to be greeted by piles of suitcases and bewildered passengers with no guidance from staff. Took over an hour to get to the front desk to check in and the check in staff had no idea what ... Read more
Koobie68
Member Since 2014
1 review
My two 12 year old children and I went on a Navigator of the Seas cruise in late July. I have to admit that I have high standards in travel, and after reading some reviews on this website, I had wondered if we had made a mistake in booking ... Read more
Diandel
Member Since 2014
1 review
The previous review of the cruise by PAUL is very accurate. I'd just like to add a few things. First, a "members cruise" means that parts of the ship will be set aside for major cruisers that RCI wants to attract to more cruising. This ... Read more
doraohio
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
39 forum posts
I have been on over 60 cruises in my life and the second on this ship. The embarkation was not smooth at all. They filltered diamond and above in one line and then all other levels in the others. The lines were very long and took one hour. ... Read more

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StreetRodCruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
I published a 46 minute video slide show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTbnhP2E41c of this cruise on youtube which tells my whole story. It was a back to back that started in San Diego, CA, went through the Panama Canal (16 days), ended ... Read more
Smokey91
Member Since 2013
1 review
Not rated Sailed November 2013
From the start we thought booking a "Crown and Anchor Society" cruise would show us some of the best of RCCL, but it didn't turn out that way. Because of a need for a refrigerator for diabetic medication a request at the time of booking ... Read more
franl24fan
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
1,308 forum post
I have waited to write a review to give RCL time to respond to my 14 page comment card, but since they have not shown any interest in addressing the issues, I will post a limited review on here. I would agree with other reviews that ... Read more
daveveen
Member Since 2013
1 review
Having sailed once before with RCCL 13 years ago from Vancouver - Hawaii, I was looking forward to the same 4 star food we had then. However, this cruise had run out of basics like ice tea, bananas, horseradish, chai tea. The overall food ... Read more
austintony01
Member Since 2013
1 review
We just returned from a 15 night cruise from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale on Royal Caribbean's Legend of the Seas. The tours at our stops were great and quite informative. The trip through the canal was just incredible, going through three ... Read more

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