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Acapulco to the Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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32 Acapulco to the Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews


allesca avatar

allesca

3 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

3 Star Cruising to Great Destinations

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The draw of this cruise was the destinations along the south/west coast of Central America and ultimately the Panama Canal into Colombia, finishing in Cartagena. My booking included flights from Heathrow with ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Tikibird

3 Reviews Written

Fabulous Itinerary for Eco-Cruisers

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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Angiet2

11 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

No rating

The Coral..Nice Ship...Wish it were non-smoking, though...

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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zahav1

1 Review Written

Panama Canal - March 5 - 15, 2011

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Brian Wilson

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Tropical Cruise Magic

The cruise on P & O's Oceana appeared to have it all. Flying from Glasgow to Acapulco with Thomson Airlines and boarding the ship in this romantic spot (on Valentine's day) Thereafter sailing south on the Pacific ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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cruise2relax

5 Reviews Written

Amazing full transit on the Coral

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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artsy-girl

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Ports on a Full Transit of The Panama Canal!

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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kkorman

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

2 Oceans and 6 Countries on the Island through our eyes!

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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TravlGrl

13 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Panamaximum overdrive on Island Princess!

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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sandyoftheseas

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - Everything We Had Hoped For!

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, ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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thrasher54

1 Review Written

Panama Canal 2010 ---20th Anniversary Trip

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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mizLORInj

32 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

Family Adventure on a Beautiful Ship

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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Lauraloha

3 Reviews Written

Panama Canal Cruise for Me & Mom

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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cruisers3Cortez

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our Dream Cruise

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, ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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chaswill

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Retirement Cruise.....The Panama Canal

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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Tina-Ann

5 Reviews Written

Christmas cruise thru the Panama Canal on the Island

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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sloney

1 Review Written

Our Honeymoon with the Island Princess

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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texasgirl29

2 Reviews Written

Christmas Cruise with Kids

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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rubinstein2r

6 Reviews Written

No rating

Interoceanic Journey to End the 2009 -- Panama Full Transit

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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Steve Roberts

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - awesome!

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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laurettaj

2 Reviews Written

We Had a Great Time!

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. ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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Mn-Karno7

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess Cruises - Never again!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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Prairie Cruiser 2

1 Review Written

Prairie Cruiser 2 through the Canal

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. ...
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Sail Date February 2009


ivygirl avatar

ivygirl

1 Review Written

Oceana, Mexican Riviera and Panama Cruise – E904

The dreaded flight to Acapulco. We left home for the drive to Gatwick at 11 pm on Thursday and arrived at the drop off point for the car at 3 am. We were first at the check in desk and only waited half an hour ...
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Sail Date February 2009


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jacketwatch

12 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Full transit Panama Canal

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, ...
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Sail Date February 2009


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