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Southampton Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Reviews

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Transatlantic, better than flying

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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texascropduster
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We had just sailed Transatlantic on the Crown Princess and disembarked in Southampton. A short taxi ride from the Ocean Terminal over to the City terminal was accomplished with minimal problems, and a 5 pound fare. Our arrival was early, about 10:00 AM and the baggage was tagged and went aboard without problems. The terminal was almost empty and boarding had not started. Our group consisted of 6 ...
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Sail Date: May 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Inaugural Cruise

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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xriva
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was the Norwegian Breakaway's inaugural cruise (but not her maiden voyage, since that was her first trip to Bermuda after arriving in New York.) So, it was much more of a final shakedown cruise than a new beginning. That said, it was a wonderful trip. The Breakaway fixed most of the issues I had with the Norwegian Epic (which we sailed in December 2012), and is a definite improvement. My ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Very disappointing. Norwegian Breakaway.

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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rosred
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I have just returned from a transatlantic cruise on the new Norwegian Breakaway. Here is a summary of my experience and personal opinion. First of all I made the mistake of booking direct with NCL which turned out to be a lengthy nightmare (eventually got sorted after numerous long distance phone calls) wont be doing that again , will book with a travel agency in future. Check in at ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


An introduction to Breakaway - Inaugural transatlantic

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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Single Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was my 11th cruise, 4th with NCL and 3rd Transatlantic crossing. After sailing NCL Epic 3 times and being a solo traveller wishing to visit New York as soon as the itinerary details were released I booked this cruise before most of the ship was even revealed. I can't help comparing with the Epic as that's my most recent and nearest match to Norwegian Breakaway. I'd selected a Studio ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Inaugural Transatlantic, Grade B-

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Larbo03
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I thought I'd share a mini-review of our experience on the Norwegian Breakaway's inaugural transatlantic cruise from Southampton to New York. It was fun to be among the first passengers on a clean new ship, but unfortunately NCL did not make the inaugural cruise special in any way. I'll offer general impressions, then address cabins/deck plans, dining, nightlife, entertainment, and ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Inaugural Cruise - Norwegian Breakaway Transatlantic

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ctpow34
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Norwegian Breakaway This is a review of the Norwegian Breakaway's inaugural transatlantic cruise, April 30 - May 7, 2013. This review is written by someone who has cruised about 30 times mostly on RCCL, NCL, and Princess. The Breakaway is a brand new ship and this cruise marked its first week-long sailing with passengers. We expected many minor inconveniences, yet were pleasantly surprised ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Breakaway: Spiffy Time on the Transatlantic Crossing

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BstnCruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation: Southwest train from Waterloo station in London to Southampton Central train station for 38 pounds, anytime train. 90 minute ride. Brief taxi ride to pier. Was on ship in less than an hour. Beautiful brand new ship. Given the size, there are only 2 sets of elevators- midship and Aft. Was in cabin 10102 forward with view off helipad. Great storage space, room seems larger than ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Disappointed

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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Goodwelch
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first cruise and I was somewhat disappointed. As we boarded the ship our welcome was neither here nor there. No one said anything and we weren't sure what to do with our room passes which had to be verified. Our cabin was incredibly narrow and tight to move around in, not helped by the very dark decor. We felt the bathroom was fairly spacious but the plug in the sink didn't fit well ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


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First Time Cruisers

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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Castlecouple
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Wow! We had a fabulous time aboard the Norwegian Breakaway. This was our first cruise so did not know what to expect. It certainly lived up to our hopes and dreams. Thought cabin was nice and roomy (although reading on here it was smaller than other cruise lines). We did have a balcony and did think balcony was small (not cruised before so maybe same on other ships). Restaurants again found ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Lived up to our Expectations

Review for Norwegian Breakaway to Transatlantic

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kpms
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Arrived in Southampton 11:30A - Our bags taken on Curbside while we checked in. Check-In process was easy and quickly we were sitting down in the our "Haven Lounge" - It was a slight disappointment as they advertised that there would be refersehments while we wait, but not a complete let down. Boarded the ship and were greeted by the wonderful staff of the Haven - Ruth and her assistances. ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


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