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Arctic Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Excellent cruise; interesting ports

Review for Celebrity Summit to Arctic

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SoCalTraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this cruise to use up a pre-pandemic credit from 2019. (Multiple intervening attempts failed.) We are grateful to Celebrity for the credit, for the extensions they granted to those of us with credits, and for getting back to sailing. We went to Reykjavik six days early. There is plenty to do in Iceland and a mere port stop or a day or day is insufficient. Everyone we met was ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Aqua Class


Wonderful itinerary on an old but comfortable ship

Review for Island Princess to Arctic

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Spacemagnet
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We’ve just come back from a fabulous cruise on Island Princess. We had so much fun and made lots of new friends. There were a few niggles, which I’ve highlighted here but nothing that spoiled our enjoyment. Embarkation was really easy and fast. Having used the Medallion app to upload all our details, we sailed through check-in and was on board within 15 mins. Two days before the cruise, ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Princess winning me over

Review for Island Princess to Arctic

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penguinscott
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Princess Cruise Island Princess Southampton rt to Ireland, Iceland, & Greenland August 12, 2022 16 nights I love my Holland-America cruises and they rank at the top of my list. My time on the Island Princess could upset the order. She is an older, mid-size ship. She didn’t appear old but for a few reminders in my bathroom and the broken steam rooms in the thermal spa. I prefer smaller ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Some stunning scenery with impractical cabin features

Review for Celebrity Summit to Arctic

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floridatravelersforlife
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we choose this cruise because of our dear friends of 35 years. They had reserved this cruise several years ago and my DW and I thought we would rejoin our adventures with them. It was difficult to book a cabin 9 months out. Little did we know this itinerary was the inaugural cruise for Celebrity's to visit Greenland. Our last Inaugural cruise was the Infinity cruise to Antarctica in 2010! ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Concierge Class 1


Norther Europe (Greenland and Iceland) itinerary wrongly designed. We did not visited all scheduled ports

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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gfalvarez
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

In 2019 a similar itinerary on the NCL Spirit was also not achieved. We did not visit Iceland. Then this time we decided to take a cruise from Iceland itself. Well, our first cruise after the pandemic and after two years planning, we took the NCL Star from Reykjavik to visit 3 ports in Greenland and 3 ports in Iceland. Itinerary timing is wrongly designed because at these latitudes, the weather ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Avoid this ship

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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Himynameisrob
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This is the ship that Norwegian chooses to send to the arctic and to the antarctic. They should not. It's a below average ship, maybe similar to the ones carnival uses for its bargain cruises. The food is somewhere between mediocre (on the high end) and palatable. It is bland, and the ingredients are of poor quality. When the highlight of every meal is the soup, something is off. But ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Very nice cruise in spite of bad weather.

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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JBEAS11
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise because of the opportunity to visit Greenland for the first time and return to Iceland which we had seen on an NCL cruise 5 years ago but not on the Star but on the Gem. We were concerned that the ship was much smaller and older then the ships we typically travel but because of the ports we decided to book it. By the time of our cruise we were aware the last scheduled ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Very disapponring cruise and cruise line attitude

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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michael1967
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We (groop of 7) booked the cruise from Iceland to Greenland on NCL Star. The cruise is very expensive comparing to other destinations. The expectation was very high as well as our disappointment of the cruise. 2 ports were cancelled due to whether/sea conditions. It is privilige of the captain and we cannot judge if his decision was justified or not. But we understood thia is not rare ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


NCL -- Frustrating, Stressful, Debilitating Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Arctic

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briangdg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My partner and I chose this NCL rather expensive cruise because half of the 11-day cruise time was to be spent in Greenland. When we were checking in at the cruise terminal at Reykjavík, we got our first unpleasant surprise of the cruise, The Captain had cancelled all the Greenland ports and was taking the ship to Norway before heading back to Iceland for the last 4 days of the cruise. If we had ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Missed two ports due to wind, but cruise was delightful

Review for Island Princess to Arctic

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Arnie81
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Two of the ports (Haugesund and Lerwick) were missed due to high winds. But our purpose for the cruise was to visit Iceland, and those ports were great! Food was average and service was great. Arriving without luggage from flight was annoying but the ship tried hard to accommodate our situation. The transition from COVID-intensive to normal cruising is happening slowly and still impacts ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


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