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Fell short with no compensation

Review for Serenade of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Royal Rip Off
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We booked 11 family members for this cruise to celebrate my parents 50th anniversary. When we originally booked we booked an entirely different ship for a 5 day cruise with stops in the Bahamas and Mexico. About six weeks prior to cruising RC changed our ship and port stops to Cozumel and Costa de Maya. We rolled with the changes and selected our excursions. Three weeks prior to cruising Covid ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Connecting Balcony

Traveled with children


Great Ship

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Cruise2be246
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

In writing this review I am comparing with the other cruise lines I have been with. These include P&O, Princess and Marella formerly known as TUI (Thompson). I have to say I have never been on a bad cruise (14 so far) and I always wonder why people leave such low scores. Yes, I too have had issues on a ship but they have always resolved them with no stress. However, I have witnessed Mr and Mrs ...
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Sail Date: February 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


New Zealand cancelled cruise

Review for Radiance of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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GrumpyGrandpa
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Looked forward to this cruise as been on Radiance twice before. Easy boarding despite covid-19 issues. Just relaxing before sailing when Captain advised cruise cancelled due to NZ closing ports. Royal Caribbean were great. Really helpful and promised a full refund or 125% credit on cruise cost. Vessel was very clean, lots of people cleaning and wiping down everywhere we went to avoid the dreaded ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Enjoy Holland America

Review for Noordam to Australia & New Zealand

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Shonajane
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had our MiddLe Eastern cruise cancelled and thought that by sailing around our own New Zealand and Australia we would be fine. It was great, we managed to book another cruise for the return to Australia but sadly they cancelled that in the week we had as a stopover in Auckland. Understand the situation completely. The Noordam is perfect for size for us, love the crew, well presented ship with ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Brilliant Final cruise before coronavirus shut down!

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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Rishigudka
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We flew from London to Auckland via Emirates. Everything ran as per schedule and we arrived in New Zealand 3 days prior to the cruise. It took about an hour or so to go through immigration and customs before leaving the airport. However apart from usual bag checks no other checks like temperature monitoring were being carried out at the airport. We were transferred to our central Auckland hotel ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Veranda 2B


Wonderful crew, wonderful cruise

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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Fran from Australia
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise at the last minute as we were booked to go on a cruise around Asia, which was cancelled due to port restrictions in Singapore and Hong Kong. We had not travelled with Celebrity at all prior to this cruise. I agree 100 percent with the two previous very positive reviews. The cruise was fantastic. It was a great way to see New Zealand. The ship was kept very clean ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Veranda 2B


Well done Captain Alex and team...an excellent cruise

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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Msgoldenhair
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We flew from Sydney to Auckland via Air New Zealand and stayed three nights at the Sofitel property Grand Windsor in Queen St. We had breakfast included and there were plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for lunches and dinners. The hotel was in a great location. Highly recommend day trip to Waiheke Island (and we would stay overnight when we visit NZ again). We travelled with another couple ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: AquaClass 2


Just OK

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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platypus33
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We like New Zealand and decided that it would be a good way to go for a short cruise which started in Auckland and finished in Sydney. One of the selling points was that the ship was coming back to Sydney via Eden on the south Coast of NSW.. On the morning of embarkation in Auckland it was a fairly long process because of the corona virus scare - everyone had to have their temperature taken.. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Dining experience

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Australia & New Zealand

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Leen Vandenberg
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I have read a review by Msglodenhair and agree with most of her review of her on board experience, of the ship and the captain and crew. However prior to embarkation, I had attempted to register on the Celebrity email log on pages that my wife was Gluten intolerant and that she would need a Gluten free diet. Having cruised in the Princess and P & O lines, that was a simple option to highlight ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom 12


White Glove Service

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Australia & New Zealand

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Traveller01
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I had never been on a curnard cruise before and have been put off by rumours that they are quite formal cruises. However I booked the cruise just a couple of days out before embarktation at a ridiculous price. So let's on the cruise Overall I can discount a.lot of the critiscim i read on the formality of curnard although on gala nights there is a need to dress up. From boarding the ship and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview


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