We were invited for a shakedown cruise of the new Viking Saturn. It was a wonderful cruise. The ship's crew and officers were very polite and professional. We met some crew members who were new to Viking and in their first contract. You would have not known that. They were every much as polished as the experienced members.
The food was delicious in the World Cafe and outstanding in the Chef's ...
We picked this cruise in 2019, but vantage kept moving the dates until this year. They just moved the dates and NEVER sent us an email to tell us of the date changes. They only way we found out, was by logging into our account. Verry POOR. The ship and crew were great. However, working with Vantage was very hard. Long hold times( 2 hours) on the phone, plane reservations changed 7 day ...
A companion and myself were on a 21 day cruise .
What a disappointment!!!
The food was average ( nothing great ) but the brochure made it sound like the food would be of Michelin restaurant quality. Day after day the same thing was served with small differences. For the cost of this cruise the food should have been of a much higher quality
The shower drains seem to be too small for the ...
This cruise took us to several bucket list locations and everything was great. Smooth, quick embarkation, a comfortable and spacious room, and friendly attentive staff all made this an amazing trip. The excursions were well organized and went smoothly- the buses were comfortable and air conditioned. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Even when our Jerusalem tour ran late ...
Quick Sum first in case you dont want a long review:
1. port intensive with great stops
2. ship's excursions had fantastic guides and drivers
3. the pizza
1. too many people for the wait staff to accommodate
2. grouchy and annoyed staff - particularly in dining rooms
3. terrible phone system for reservations and customer ...