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Barcelona Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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We had a great time, even with our 2 year old

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skido100
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We were very please with our cruise on the Norwegian Jewel. We traveled with our parents, another couple and most importantly our two year old. I was very please that the ship was a younger crowd and one that would not mind a toddler rubbing shoulder (ankles) with them. We stayed in the 3 bedroom Garden Villa and were treated very well. The embarkation process was extremely smooth as there was ...
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Sail Date: September 2008

Cabin Type: Garden Villa

Traveled with children


Norwegian Jewel - Trans-Atlantic

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mrsbu
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was to be a trip of a lifetime, it was not our first cruise and our second on NCL this year. Weather in Boston delayed our flight into Logan and long story short we missed flight to Barcelona and had to fly into Nice the next day. Due to our travel agency booking us as part of a group it made contacting NCL very hard as they would not speak to us directly and travel company had closed for the ...
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Sail Date: October 2007

Cabin Type: Balcony


Norwegian Jewel - Eastern Mediterranean

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cruisedoc100
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Let me begin by noting that we first wanted a Silversea cruise that we were not able to make due to not being able to get seats on the right date. With that NCL was the only cruise line in the eastern med that had a great itinerary; Barcelona,Messina,Naples,Rome,Florence,Villafranche. Also I had cruised NCL once before on the Dawn and had a discount that ran out soon. So off we went.First the ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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dentistmEL
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Background information: This was my seventh cruise, third one with norwegian cruise lines. I cruised with my husband, mom and dad, and my sister and her fiance. Embarkation: We flew from Boston to NYC, NYC to Paris, and then Paris to Barcelona on Air France. No problems with any of flights, however, we were exhausted since we flew overnight and there was a six hour time difference. We finally ...
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Sail Date: August 2007


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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Haddock
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was our first experience on cruising and we just loved it. The ship was great and the "freestyle" is definitely our type. Not having to follow strict schedules and dress codes during vacation is very important for us and this was exactly what we got aboard of the Norwegian Jewel. A very relaxed and joyful atmosphere aboard helped us very much to relax and really enjoy our cruise. We booked a ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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bandit0000
First Time Cruiser

A little background information; This was our 15th. cruise, 5th with NCL, 3rd on the Jewel. I sailed with my partner & we are in our 30's, from the UK. We flew in on the day of the cruise as it was only a 2hr flight. We arrived at Barcelona airport at 10am & after retrieving luggage & taking a taxi (28 euros) we arrived at the cruise terminal. There were no lines at all, so we registered our ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Inside


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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mmt
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Best advise I can give to anyone planning their first or umpteenth cruise is to research, research, research. I feel it has helped tremendously on having a better experience for any trip to any novice or frequent traveller. My husband and I are in our mid-30s, and travel overseas often. However, this was our first cruise so I did not know what to expect. Visions of missing the boat, lost luggage ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Inside


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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BearMdCruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

First, let me start by saying that you should not fly Iberia to get to Barcelona. I flew from Dulles/Madrid/Barcelona, and I am still waiting for my luggage 72 hours later; unfortunately, I found out to my dismay, after the cruise, that Iberia loses 17 pieces of luggage for every 1000 passengers. Now, onto the cruise. We embarked in Barcelona, 2 passengers in our 30s, with little trouble. Prior ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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*twinkle*
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

OK, so here is my review of the beautiful Norwegian Jewel. Cruised 22nd July 2007. We flew with British Airways, and arrived at Terminal A. Unfortunately, our luggage was on the carousel in Terminal B, so we had to go back through security, as if we were checking in for a flight back out of Barcelona (crazy I know). This was very frustrating, as we (and many others) were just desperate to get ...
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Sail Date: July 2007

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

Traveled with children


Norwegian Jewel - Western Mediterranean

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cmel
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Just returned from a wonderful 7-day Western Med. cruise on the NCL Jewel. July 13-22, 2007. We are a family of 5. Parents ages late 40's with 3 teens, 2 girls 17 and 15, boy 12y.o. We chose the Jewel because of cost and itinerary. We had never been to Europe and this was a great way for us to see so many places and not have to drag 3 kids thru tiny hotels in Italy. Barcelona was place on ...
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Sail Date: July 2007

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


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