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Ponant Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

Chocolate-themed afternoon tea.
Delos to ourselves.
The only transportation on Hydra.
Village of Noussa on Paros (the Mykonos of twenty years ago, they say).
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Disastrous Expedition

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to Transatlantic

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Holly Cheesman
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were looking forward to an expedition cruise to the Bijou Peninsular as these are very difficult islands to visit ordinarily. However on approaching the docks unlike other expedition cruises which clearly have signage and generally personnel to help passengers, there were no signs to indicate the whereabouts of the ship even though our taxi driver tried very hard to find the entrance of this ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Superb overall experience on a modern and tastefully furnished ship

Review for Le Boreal to Transatlantic

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FieldstonEagle
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I am writing this following a April 2019 transatlantic crossing from Miami to Lisbon ( an itinerary to be repeated in 2020 ). This is a wonderful all inclusive experience as PONANT includes fine wines (including French champagne), alcoholic beverages, tips and even WiFi with no additional charge to the cost of the cruise. Cabins feature toiletries from Hermes and offer all the comforts one would ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom


Excellent Trans-Atlantic

Review for Le Champlain to Transatlantic

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PBfromDC
10+ Cruises

Le Champlain is a beautiful, small, expedition ship. We sailed on her from Cayenne to Lisbon-had a wonderful time! Only 43 guests on this voyage and 120 crew-the 11 day crossing felt like a party on your best friend's large yacht. Nationalities of the guests: 5 Americans; 5 Australians; 2 Canadians; 4 from the UK; 1 German; and the rest French. All were well-traveled and everyone mixed well. ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Wonderful from start to finish

Review for Le Champlain to Transatlantic

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amespana
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This ship is beautiful. It’s like being on a private yacht, especially when it is nowhere near full. It’s so easy to get everywhere and the decor is very soft aqua with neutrals. Our cabin was lovely and beautifully kept by our steward Manshuri. It’s really nice to have coffee capsules and different teas available and the mini bar has spirits, soft drinks and water. We were greeted by the Captain ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


Brazil to Africa

Review for L'Austral to Transatlantic

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SteamboatWillie118
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

First of all, on our many cruises we've never had such a warm and fuzzy crew, we felt like part of an extended family, and it was genuine. The crew actually bids to come back to the same ship because they like being around each other. We never witnessed grouchiness or tension among the staff, in definite contrast to the larger cruise ships we've been on in the past. The service was hence over ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


LACK OF "ENGLISH" ACTIVITIES

Review for Le Lyrial (Ponant) to Transatlantic

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maxtravel
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Time and place was suitable. Cruise #1 was very attractive with visit to game reserves. Cruise #2 was not as attractive as we are not great swimmers. one of the few english lecturers was 82 yrs old, he sat during his mumbled talks. Only one of the expedition team ( of more than 16) was an englishman so that the number of talks in english was very limited - though the french staff members tried ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Great Trip

Review for Le Soleal to Transatlantic

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RThunder
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We choose this cruise because it took us to several places that we wanted to visit which would have been much more difficult to reach on our own. I especially enjoyed the Cod Island landing and hiking which took full advantage of a beautiful day. This opportunity to explore a tundra environment underscored the creativity and flexibility of the expedition crew to give travelers the best ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


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