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Panama Canal & Central America Jewel of the Seas Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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16Nt RC East Bound Panama Cruise on the Jewel OTS

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Welly9
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We picked it for the Cruise Destinations, thru the Panama. Started in San Diego, loved SD, stay at the Sheraton (close to airport and cruise port) and walked around, to Little Italy, the docks, Dinner at the Fish Market. We love the Jewel, food and service, superb! Clean and not small not huge. Los Cabos - walked around, visiting shops, stopped at a cpl bars for Mexican home made salsa ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Panama Canal Cruise

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Dlqueen721
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Nice ship, just the right size for this type of cruise. Nice crew. The waiters in the main ding room went out of their way to remember what your favorite food items were. Disappointed that our spacious ocean view balcony was really an obstructed barely ocean view balcony (still awaiting a response from RCCL on that one). Good food. Windjammer was actually a nice experience on this ship with a ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony

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Great except for last day

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jujdred2018
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Bucket-list cruise. Check-in was a bit rough: new program scanned my wife's passport and said she was born on some tropical island I've never heard of; a supervisor had to be called to update the location to NY. Night 2, around 9:45, we were in the Schooner bar having a drink and listening to Joy Wade the piano player. He was going along quite nicely, until he got bored or ran out of popular ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Cruising on Jewel of the Seas, including comparison to Carnival

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Astromaid
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We typically cruise with Carnival, but wanted to do a full transit through the Panama Canal, which Carnival rarely offers. So we booked a cruise on Jewel of the Seas, we have been on Explorer of the Seas back in 2002. We have been on nine cruises, we are in our mid sixties, husband and wife. We have never had a bad cruise and we did enjoy Jewel, Some people might be upset that I am doing a ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Panama Canal

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gerwin2
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We selected this cruise since we have always wanted to see the canal. We decided this time of the year to get away from cold and snow in Kansas and to give my wife a break from her cancer treatments. We also made the cruise to celebrate our 50th anniversary and both our 72nd birthdays. We found the cruise extremely interesting, enjoyable and relaxing which is what we were wanting. The Jewel is ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Great Cruise with a few snags

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Gretel1128
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My Husband and I cruised the Panama Canal from Acapulco to San Juan 25 years ago for our Silver Weeding Anniversary. So when # 50 was on the Horizon, we decided to do it again, this time in the other direction. Unfortunately my Husband got ill and could not go, but I found a friend who could travel with me, so all was not lost. Embarkation went without a snag and we were on board in less ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Panama Canal Cruise was a Bucket List High!

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Cindy Sea
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I have been cruising with Royal Caribbean for years. We love the cruise line and have always had a good experience. It was my bucket list item to go on a Panama Canal Cruise. We usually take about one cruise per year but had never gone for more than one week. The Panama Canal cruises usually run 15-16 nights. We decided NOT to wait until after we retired!. We went on the Jewel ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Worst cruise of our 16 cruises!

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Cat butler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Ship was Tired. The windows were either dirty and had not cleaned in a while or the plain were in need of replacement. The seals were clearly gone in the double pained windows and we watched water "sloshing" in one window as the Ship rocked. Elevator lights did not function and this was common. Stateroom: Balcony door was difficult to open and handle was extremely lose. Dust bunnies ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Canal

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April45
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Went through Panama canal from Miami to San Diego. Great trip with several stops. Great shopping in guatemala and very friendly people. Going through canal canal tour was not worth money because you go through canal so unnecessary unless you want history. Colon is horrible to get through and very depressed area. Loved all our waiters and cabin steward on ship. Weather was wonderful hot and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Great Cruise; New Menu Really Bad

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Okeydoker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our Panana Canal cruise was wonderful! A full 15 days with great ports, many sea days aboard a great ship with a fantastic crew. Leaving Los,angeles we went to two Mexican Ports, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo. Then on to Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, through the Canal then on to Colombia and ending in San Juan Puerto Rico. a great iteniary. The only disappointment was Royal Caribs new menu which ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


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