2019 Cruisers’ Choice Awards
Get to know the best cruise ships in a variety of categories, based on member review ratings for cruises taken in the last year.
Best Cruises for First Timers
1 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
The hotel staff learned our names and used them since the first day ... We will return for another Viking cruise one day, for sure!
2 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
This was my first EVER cruise ... I don't know how any other cruise line could have done it better than Viking.
3 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
We chose this cruise because it would be a once in a lifetime experience ... This was an adventure we’ll never forget.
4 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
First time cruising, but absolutely not the last ... Everything went smoothly, from the booking to the debarkation.
5 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
We loved everything about the ship ... this was a great first cruise for my new husband and I.
Allure of the Seas
6 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
We were recommended to try cruising and the first cruise line mentioned to us was Royal Caribbean. ... The food, the shows, the activities, the staff; it was all a fantastic experience.
Marella Discovery 2
7 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
While searching for a first cruise for my husband and I, I stumbled on Marella Discovery 2 ... Everything lived up to our expectations.
8 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
Fabulous ship ... I was so impressed with the cabins, pool areas, fitness area, buffet set-up, theaters, shops, specialty restaurants, promenade...
Harmony of the Seas
9 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
Everything blew us away ... entertainment, food, and especially the attitude of the staff. You can tell that everyone onboard is excited to be here.
Oasis of the Seas
10 of 10 Best Cruises for First Timers
We highly, highly, HIGHLY recommend Royal Caribbean to everyone!!! This was our first cruise and honeymoon cruise and it was just extraordinarily fantastic!