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Dubai Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Dubai

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

15

Average

12

Poor

5

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

105

Senior Cruises

74

Luxury Cruises

58

Repositioning Cruises

52

Romantic Cruises

42

52 Dubai Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


Bob Doig avatar

Bob Doig

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

I will never sail with this cruise line again.

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This was to be the cruise of a lifetime but now it will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Even before we embarked, the itinerary had been changed. It was only when I contacted a tour company in Madagascar ...
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Sail Date March 2020


gilpier avatar

gilpier

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ok cruise but...

After all previous cruises we sailed, we select this one since it had an appropriate itinerary for us. Our cabin was well kept throughout the cruise. Excursion Destination Staff did a good job. Reception desk ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Margaret5281

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Worst ship we have ever been on

We choose this ship for the iternary but it was awful. The food was really bad, the dining room was like a cafe and none of the food was very hot. We had a balcony room which was much smaller than other cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Laurna

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Ship full of problems

We chose this cruise because of the incredible places it visited. The ports of call and most excursions were awesome and well worth the time and money. However, the ship was a completely disgusting place to have ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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carmau61

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship but the person who designed the gym never went to a gym in his life ..

I did choose because of the itinerary as not many cruises have port of calls in India. I have cruised on Ovation of the seas before , same Quantum class , and i like the Spectrum of the seas choice of colours and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Marianna59 avatar

Marianna59

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


ralph199 avatar

ralph199

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Maiden voyage 2nd leg (not good)

I agree with nearly all the comments made in the reviews regarding the 1st leg. We felt like 2nd class citizens. Most staff were under trained but about half were smiling and friendly. Only watchable TV in ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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darthonian

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Restricted access on a great ship

I chose to go on the Dubai to Valletta cruise onboard MV Oceana because having cruised so much I wanted new ports, the ports were restrictive for powerchair and Wheelchair users but still a good time. The ship is ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Difromsalisbury

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, shame about the food!

We chose the cruise for the itinerary, particularly the Suez transit, and the fact nearly all ports were firsts for us, as was MSC. The ship was very clean and extremely smooth, cabins adequate though shower ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Chromeshiningstar

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

19 Nights repostioning cruise Dubai to Savona

We choose this cruise for its itinerary and a very competiive price. We have 21 cruises behind us and this was our third with Costa so we knew what could be expected and not. Embarkation in Dubai after 6 pm was very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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olwenhunkin1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awful food

we choose this cruise for the price the length and the itineries we had the most awful experience this cruise and would never like to go on the Lyrica again even if you were giving cruises away the food was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tellygirl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pizza, chicken and fries

This cruise had a brilliant itinerery but was let down by both food and entertainment on the ship. The food was of not very good quality in either restaurant or in buffet. If you liked fish you would be ok as it was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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teamflames

25 Reviews Written

167 Helpful Votes

First Timers

We are a couple in our early 40s who have sailed around 20 times on a variety of lines with most itineraries averaging 2 weeks. The majority of our trips have been on main stream lines on ships of around 2,500 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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whiskysmates

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pirates of the Caribbean cruise

We enjoyed the places we visited on the cruise but not the ship - food was not great, very poor maintenance with rust everywhere, things broken and missing including furniture and chairs in lounges and public areas, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Dubai to Yokohama

Embarking in Dubai took about 10 minutes to get out of the taxi and onto the ship. Destination Japan and the languages announced on board has gone from 6 to 8 and now include Japanese and Chinese (not a problem for ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Queen of DaNile

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

19 Arabian Nights

If anyone had told us that we would be returning to Dubai less than 6 months from our last embarkation from that port, I would have thought them crazy. But then we received a Seabourn brochure this winter that had ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Sammy6 avatar

Sammy6

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Chose this cruise for the ports and weather. The ship and facilities were disappointing. Lack of stock in shops. Entertainment when at dinner and over by 10pm. Geared to asian clientele. Food only average. Mashed ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Janda7 avatar

Janda7

14 Reviews Written

182 Helpful Votes

Lovely lady of the sea

We boarded the ship in Dubai, to Barcelona, having originally booked to stay on her to Miami, until a change of dry dock was made. Prior to boarding, we stayed a few days in Dubai, & had such a lovely experience ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lasvegas9

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

I never thought I would write a bad review but...

Firstly I know this ship has just gone in for a six week refurbishment. That being said having cruised with Royal many times ( Diamond Plus) I found myself constantly defending their policy’s but I can’t defend ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Piotr

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

SPLENDIDA not splendid ALL BLING NO SUBSTANCE

Recent cruise april 2018 from dubai to yokohama saw the reception desk overrun each day with complaints. Poor food adolescent daytime activities.poor nightime shows.bad tv.pool accident resulting in death took ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Ysjones6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cuisine is out of this world

The itinerary from Dubai to Capetown along with an opportunity for the excursions to Taj Mal and a safari in Africa was unique, The food on this ship was of an exceptional, quality, service and restaurants, were ...
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Sail Date December 2017


doctorbill34 avatar

doctorbill34

1 Review Written

Vision makeover hurt my experience

I've sailed on Vision about 7 or 8 times, and have enjoyed it. I choose this ship mainly for the itinerary, which I thoroughly enjoyed. My April 2017 cruise was my first on Vision since the remodeling, which hurt ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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1fifthavenue

10 Reviews Written

106 Helpful Votes

Grand Voyage Abu Dhabi to Genoa

As my partner and I have always wanted to see Petra and enjoy cruising with MSC, we thought this would be an ideal opportunity to take an extended holiday that would cover both, and also spend my partner’s ...
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Sail Date March 2017


ledris2 avatar

ledris2

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Refurbish or Retire

We had an inside room. #4459. We knew it would be small BUT the shower was the smallest I have ever had in all my years of sailing with RCL. It was smaller than The Majesty and the Empress!!! Then the bed did not ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Kernel Fudge

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Repositioning Dubai to Rome. March 2017

Hi. I thought I'd write a review of our recent voyage as it would appear at times that only negative reviews seem to to be posted. So here goes: My Wife and I chose this cruise to celebrate our anniversary. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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