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Barcelona to the Mediterranean Norwegian Epic Cruise Reviews

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At the price ok, but oh dear oh dear...
"However being glass half full types we decided to treat this like a Transatlantic and upgraded our drinks package to Premium Plus, after all a few glasses of champagne (actual champagne) would help to get the afternoons on deck get flowing." I am of the opinion NCL were perfectly aware of this but did not wish to discourage bookings, it's legislation they have to follow and we understand that, but why be so 'cloak and dagger' which made us (and others) wonder if we were being gouged for shore excusrions which they discounted in no way...."Read More
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Turkish mystery

Review for Norwegian Epic to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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PomPoot
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Some important bullet points: --The COVID tests on board were clearly not performed professionally or with the intent to garner accurate results. The very edge of my nostrils were swabbed for split seconds all four times I was tested aboard. NCL hires a company called Eurofins, and its job is clearly to ensure that COVID cases aren't reported, or at least not at particularly revenue-sensitive ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Inside


First cruise and this ship/crew exceeded all expectations

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yepyepyep
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

This was my first cruise I've ever taken and I was blown away. This cruise exceeded all of my expectations. I was really nervous about being on a ship for 11 days for fear of seasickness and it was never a problem. One of the days we couldn't go into port because there were 50 mph winds and the boat rocked a little but I never actually got sick. The ship itself is massive and even after 11 days ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Read. The small print!!!!!

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Marionparko
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise fitted in with our holiday dates. We fell for the advertised special offers which were so badly advertised we found ourselves ££££££££ out of pocket. We decided to have the speciality dining. On our last NCL cruise this offer lasted the whole week. There was nothing on the advertising that said this was not the case. So imagine our surprise on the third night we were faced with a ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


At the price ok, but oh dear oh dear...

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AyrshireBacon
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We booked this cruise with open eyes and performed every piece of diligence possible with the information available, but Norwegian managed to 'con' us, and as we learned onboard many other customers. From the home page online you quickly find the Sail Safe section which clearly states everyone onboard is vaccinated and there are no shore excursion restrictions (correct as of August 2021), but ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Worst excursion ever

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juliebelleview
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

First I would like to say the crew on Norwegian epic was wonderful!! Waited a year and a half just to go on my first cruise with Norwegian. We booked excursions for every port. We were so excited ! We enjoyed all our excursions until our last one to Florence and Pisa. That was the worst experience I’ve ever had on an excursion on any cruise. The tour guide was rude, she constantly put down Pisa ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Family Mini-Suite with Balcony


A mixture of good and bad.

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azalea4va
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I choose this cruise because of its ports of call, despite my negative overall impression of NCL from a prior cruise (more later). This cruise confirmed my previous nehative impressions but I was more imrpessed with NCL's positives. I think senior NCL execs are making some very poor decisions. My experieince is tempered by the fact I choose a Haven cabin. Haven gives cruises some nice perks, ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Penthouse with Balcony


Loved the itinerary, Hated the Epic~!

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BILLSX21
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

12 Day Mediterranean cruise on the Epic, Barcelona RT. My main criticism of this cruise was the Epic as a cruise ship. Having a friend who sailed on the Epic's maiden voyage and she giving it a less than sterling review I can now understand why. This ship would be ideal for children, teens, and adults who enjoy all the water features on this ship except all that ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Ship too big with two many people

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traveljunkey
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed the Epic for the first time. It was our third Norwegian cruise. We had sailed the Escape in 2018 and this is also a big ship, but I don't think it was at full capacity. The Epic had 4,100 people on board. The elevators were always crowded. It was difficult to find a seat in the Garden Cafe for breakfast or lunch. Our balcony stateroom was too narrow with only room for one person to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Large Balcony


Enjoyable cruise

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Huntingdon1701
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my third time on the Epic and I still enjoy the ship, particularly the comfy chairs on the pool deck by the table tennis tables that don't seem to get discovered by anyone else until the end of the cruise! We were beset with worse weather than normal and this meant that we had to skip Malta, but they turned it into a sea day and added Athens the next day instead. That was an impressive ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Ship was OK, nothing grandiose as advertised.

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AlfreD920
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Cabin was as expected. Steward very nice and considerate. Room service prompt, food good delivery cost of $8 for 24 hr. Service was reasonable. Did not want to spend a great amount of money as i am recently widowed and was trying to watch my costs. I have so much more i could say like i was abandoned in rome, had to pay taxi 200euros to drive me to the port as fast as possible (he made a 2 hr ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


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