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Jacksonville to the USA Cruise Reviews

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our Florida Great Rivers experience

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to U.S.A.

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cedars3131
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We selected to cruise the Great Rivers of Florida for several reasons. We liked the time of year, the ports we were visiting, the size of the ship and our expectations with American Cruise Lines as we have sailed with them before. The embarkation process was simple. The ship was docked directly across the street from a parking garage, making it simple to get from the car to the ship. Our ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with disabled person


great cruise on American Cruise Lines

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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njcherry
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Tho I have been to Florida several times in the past, as in every state, country there are always new and different part to discover. I've heard of the St John River but had never been on it. Have always been curious about the manatees and their habitat so was anxious to have the opportunity to explore their 'home'. On the boat tour we saw a number of different birds, and other animals as well. ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Cabin A


Our 10th Cruise - The Great Rivers of Florida

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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ACL_cruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We also took the Great Rivers of Florida cruise in 2019 as our 9th cruise. We had to take this cruise again because we had vouchers from a cruise that was canceled because of COVID. The vouchers expired by the end of 2021, so our options were limited. On both of these cruises, Lake George was included as one of our destinations. I would very much have enjoyed cruising Lake George and observing the ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAL


Better Than Expected

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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FoxKin
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were looking for a trip in the US and this one on the Intracoastal Waterway was a good deal compared to the same trip on the same boat with Road Scholar. Based on reviews on this site we weren't sure what condition the boat would be in. The boat had new carpeting and paint and was in good shape. The stateroom was good sized and comfortable. Our only issue was that the shower wasn't ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Up to expectations

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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tnaylor12
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was our 9th cruise with American Cruise Lines so we are obviously satisfied with their overall performance. There have been some cruises where they failed to live up to their motto: "Small ship cruising done perfectly". That is a very high standard that they have set for themselves and they have, on occasion, failed to meet it. Their Customer Service team has been slow to address our comments ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Think twice before booking with American Cruise Lines!

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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avidcruiser1953
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

For an entire day about half the passengers were expected to sit on the boat in the middle of the inner waterway outside of Fernandina Beach, FL. We were told that we will not be taken ashore due to the outboard motor on the launch boat being unreliable to keep running. Half the passengers were taken ashore earlier today so they could go on their shore excursion tour. After they were ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin A


Lived Up to Their Slogan - Perfect

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to U.S.A.

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Cowgirl10
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

American Cruise Lines has a slogan, "Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly." Yep, they certainly did it. Everything was perfect. The food was scrumptious. I liked that they offered half portions, so I was less tempted to overeat. There were only 60 on the Cruise, although the ship will carry 98. With open seating at meals, we got to meet so many interesting people. The Line caters to older ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Traveled with disabled person


Expected mediocre, got worse

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to U.S.A.

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darwinfair
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for a smaller ship, on board lecturer, fewer passengers. We had to miss our first port due to hurricane damage and that was understandable. We missed another port due to engine problems but nothing was said until we had sat unmoving for several hours and then had to turn back to the previous port. No compensation provided. Embarkation/debarkation went smoothly. The ship ...
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Sail Date: November 2016


Mattews took us to Key West

Review for Carnival Elation to U.S.A.

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nobuns9
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were suppose to go to the Bahamas but because of Mattews we had to go to Key West which was great. The Captain keep us away from the storm .I don't think we even had rain . This ship is old but still looks good.The staff was great.The food was okay.The shows are not very good. The Jacksonvlle port was great. I have been cruising since 1989 on all size ships and I have found out you are the ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Looking for an A+ experience, scored well below average.

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to U.S.A.

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otterbabi1962
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose American Cruise Lines because we wanted to be on a small ship, we loved the itinerary, our friends who'd been on before said everyone seems like family, and the reviews were great. We were looking for a great experience – what we got wasn't quite enough to be even good. I was surprised that this was a fairly new ship, when we got to the dock it looked like some old ship. The dining ...
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Sail Date: April 2016


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