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Athens (Piraeus) to Europe - Black Sea Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 7 Athens (Piraeus) to Europe - Black Sea Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

poor experience

Review for Sirena to Europe - Black Sea

macrn avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Chose this cruise for the ports we were going to visit. Upon embarkation we were informed that two of the ports had been cancelled (egypt)-not happy! Then, the ship lost my passport! The most interesting thing is that when the ceo was contacted about our poor experince, his response was to send our email to a subordinate to respond. Her response was that the contract allowed them to change ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

Outstanding Overall Experience; Fine Dining and Can Do Service

Review for Seabourn Odyssey to Europe - Black Sea

Catlover54 avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I just completed two back to back cruises, 9/5-9/12 Piraeus-Istanbul (Greek Isles) and 9/12-9/19 Istanbul-Istanbul (Black Sea Odyssey) This was my first SB trip. For comparison, I have done 8 prior cruises, most of them on luxury competitor lines. EMBARKATION was pleasant and efficient, took less than a half hour. We got on board on a very hot day around 12:30 for a 4 PM departure, then ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

Terrible experience. They even serve FORBIDDEN food items over here!

Review for Seven Seas Mariner to Europe - Black Sea

Sprit avatar


First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Food: Absolute non memorable in anyway. The eggs served are classified with a number 3 stamps meaning these are battery cage eggs. Nowadays these eggs are strictly forbidden in the EU but apparently Regent knows her way to get them on-board serving this animal cruelty eggs to her passengers. The above only states the way Regent is looking at food quality, animal welfare and at cutting costs. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Part of the Black Sea cruise!

Review for Insignia to Europe - Black Sea

bailey59 avatar


6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is the first time I cruised with Oceania. I picked the cruise because the itinerary is one I have wanted to do for a long time. Unfortunately, because of the situation in Ukraine we were unable to go to Sevastapol, Yalta or Odessa. This was not Oceania's fault but they were very sneaky in not informing us until it was too late to cancel. And worse was to come - we lost 3 ports and they didn't ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

They called it Black Sea Treasures, but many of the jewels were fakes

Review for Insignia to Europe - Black Sea

dmacp avatar


2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We selected this cruise for two reasons; to celebrate our 25th anniversary and because of the originally scheduled itinerary. Unfortunately situations in Ukraine forced the cancellation of the ports of Yalta, Sevastapol and Odessa. I am not stupid. I know this is not the fault of Oceania and this is something they had to do. The big issue was their communications on the situation (and lack ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Worst Ever!!

Review for Insignia to Europe - Black Sea

eabaird@netzero.net avatar


10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Although the cancellation of 3 ports was unavoidable, the delayed timing was later than was needed to cancel without a large loss. The included air far gave us such bad connections that we had to pay $175/pp deviation & another $100/pp = $275/pp to get reasonable flights. Beware. They hold the cards. Although I was assure that our 40 minute transfer time in Munich was no problem, it was a disaster ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Almost perfection!

Review for Nautica to Europe - Black Sea

mpfund avatar


First Time Cruiser

Our first trip with Oceania and we loved it. Previous cruises include Seabourn, SeaDream, Le Ponant, Island Sky, Windstar, Star Clippers, Hapag-Lloyd's Hanseatic, Paul Gauguin, and others. Embarkation -- Seamless, speedy and we were sipping a glass of bubbly before we knew it. Luggage placed outside the door which was just fine by us. When the day comes that we can't move our cases a few feet, ...
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Sail Date: September 2013

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