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Dover to France Cruise Reviews

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Good food, nice ship but a bit elderly

Review for Saga Sapphire to France

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bathqueen
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We wanted a short cruise just to try it out - and without kids squawking so we chose Saga. Saga supplies door to door transport - very poor on the way there with a bad driver who nearly got us involved in a major accident but good on the way back. Luggage transfer is smooth - once it is in the car you won't have to haul it around anywhere. We had a balcony cabin - not worth it on the ship as the ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Voyages to antiquity; 1 1/2 star treatment for 5 star prices

Review for Aegean Odyssey to France

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hatedit
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this tour on the recommendation of a friend and travel professional. I felt completely duped. the fire on board would have been forgivable if the crew had remotely been professional. Instead, the chief service manager opted to offer free booze--I suppose the idea was to intoxicate us enough to forget we had no hot water, were getting a bus tour not a cruise and we had already paid for ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


Sapphire excellent once again!

Review for Saga Sapphire to France

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Rayda
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Trying a cruise on my own for the first time. Embarkation and disembarkation always goes so smoothly and I found no difficulty being on my own. There are Saga staff to help if needed. It was a great success. From the first moments before sailing the entertainment crew- Abby -a dancer and Richard a gentleman host came and chatted as I was sitting on my own. I was seated at meals with other ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


Braemar and Norovirus

Review for Braemar to France

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skyfall1
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Our first cruise with Fred Olsen for many years, the last was in 2006 (Boudicca) and before that 2004 (Black Prince), we enjoyed travelling on Braemar. The ship has a compact cosy feel about it and if like us you regard a cruise as a means of transport rather than a vacation in itself then we found it a pleasurable experience and recommendable. As for the cruise experience itself, we hardly ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Twin Outside


What a Pity

Review for Braemar to France

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Miss Fortune
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was the maiden voyage down the Loire followed by a further river trip down the Garonne to Bordeaux. Someone came on board with the dreaded Norovirus which meant that on 4 of the 7 days cruise we were in lockdown which spoiled the trip. No quibble with the captains decision, but the restrictions took most of the pleasure out of the cruise and the constant handwashing and antibac. 'squirters' ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Gaillic Cruise

Review for Saga Pearl II to France

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D.R.Edwards
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Having travelled on the Saga Ruby a few years ago to the Baltics, my husband and I decided to treat ourselves to the much smaller ship, Saga Pearl 11. Our trip was for four nights and we wondered if this would be long enough to get the taste for sailing again. We need not have worried. The Saga arranged taxi, was on time and we were in Dover mid afternoon. The staff on arrival were efficient and ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


An Excellent 3 Port River Cruise

Review for Braemar to France

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Perky Penguin
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

My partner were on our first cruise. The car parking and check-in at Dover were excellent; we were given clear directions to the car-park, porters took our luggage from the car and it next turned up outside our cabin. We had a forward cabin on deck 4 (picture window, not portholes); comfortable beds, plenty of hanging space, a little short of drawer space. Decent size towels and changed as ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


A great disappointment

Review for Braemar to France

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maggymog
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Right from the start this inaugural river cruise was beset with problems. From the second day we had the Norovirus which wiped out a lot of on-board activities and amenities including any self-service restaurant meals and closed all the public toilets, so there was a lot of toing and froing back to the cabin. Our cabin was on the No. 2 deck and was just on the water-line along with the cabins of ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Cabin Type: Twin Outside


Lots of Good but Too Many Problems

Review for Crystal Serenity to France

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ggo85
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This review is written from the perspective of long-time cruisers on “mainstream” lines who decided to try a “luxury” line cruise aboard Crystal Serenity. The question with which we’d always wrestled was, “Is it worth it?” While the answer obviously depends in large part on how much you can and want to pay. However, for those who can spend the money, the question is whether they should. We would ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


Spirit of France

Review for Saga Sapphire to France

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David Petrie
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our second Saga cruise and easily met our expectations. I should say that my wife and I were looking for relaxation and not necessarily with the need to go ashore at each port visited. The trip itself was not without problems but this made no difference to our personal enjoyment of the holiday. Saga offer an inclusive taxi collect from home and this helps make the embarkation experience ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


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