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Great vacation through Panama Canal

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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KarenM70

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

There was a glitch getting on the ship, which caused us to not start off the best, we waited in line outside the ship for hours & were never told why we were not allowed to board, and then once inside, more long lines- we heard it was a computer problem. Once we were onboard, they gave us temporary room cards, which meant we had to find the room steward every time we wanted to get into our room, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony

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Wonderful Cruise after boarding insanity.

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Bwmills54

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The Panama Canal was on our bucket list. Just the week before we set sail the Coronavirus scare began. We chose to go ahead with our plans and are so glad we did. There was a major computer glitch that delayed our boarding for 2-3 hours. Area was packed. No food or drink offered. Toilet facilities were out in the parking lot. Very uncomfortable. Once we boarded things went exceedingly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony

7 Helpful Votes


2nd Princess Cruise

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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silversneakers

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I loved the itinerary offered on this cruise. I had not sailed on Princess since 2005 so I was looking forward to my cruise. Even though we were not able to get into Samoa, we had a couple of extra days in Hawaii and one in French Polynesia. The ship is 13 years old but I thought for the most part it was very clean. The staff was outstanding and the Captain was amazing interacting with the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


Internet problems and Customer Relations

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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rmdoughe

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

We selected this cruise in order to escape some winter in Michigan. The sixteen sea days appealed to us. The schedule was changed in route and we were unable to visit American Samoa which meant we spent more time in Hawaii, Bora Bora and Papeete. Still a restful experience. The response time of the Internet was reasonable but the system was unstable at times causing people to lose their ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


28 days in Fantasyland

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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loge23

10+ Cruises

Well, if 28 days aboard a beautiful cruise ship, being catered to, sailing to Hawaii and Tahiti - AND not getting sick isn't Fantasyland for the Senior Set, than I'll have what you're having. Embarkation was uneventful, after a night at the Long Beach Hilton and a Princess arranged transfer. We enjoyed the cruise card again, perhaps for the last time, as the Medallion era is now upon us. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

35 Helpful Votes


Fabulous Panama Canal Adventure

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Dee4990

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Overall, we recommend both the Emerald Princess and also this itinerary. We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed the trip! The Panama Canal is a "must see" for any traveler and Princess does it right! We had Traditional early dining at 5:15 in the Botticelli - it was great - very attentive staff. We also ate at SHARE (excellent) and Planks (Good). Pools were good but crowded, Movies under the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Brisbane

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Chlorophyll more like borophyll

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SCOOTERNINJA

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Because I am generally a really positive person that tries to see the good in everything, I will start off with that. Edward the cabin steward was fantastic and just a great guy. He genuinely cared and worked hard. The food was generally pretty good in the dining room and the dining room staff was fun to interact with and they worked hard. Although - it makes no sense how we can be travelling ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Hong Kong

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Don't Know About Everyone Else, but I had a Blast

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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flour

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

This cruise was a family one over the holidays to mark the Panama Canal transit off my Grandmother's bucket list. We traveled in a party of eight with my mom, grandmother, aunt, uncle, cousin, brother, and sister-in-law. I consider this to be my first cruise since the last one I was on I was 18 months old. There were a few hiccups along the way but overall I had an absolute blast. The ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


A Panama Canal cruise should be on everyone's bucket list!

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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marygvancott

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We wanted to go from Fort Lauderdale FL to Los Angeles CA through the Panama Canal. We were not disappointed. The best part, by far, of this cruise was Bill Fall. This incredibly knowledgeable man held several presentations, sharing slides that helped us understand the history and construction of the canal far better than we ever expected. Next to ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Interior

13 Helpful Votes


Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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ScottG

2-5 Cruises

My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything about the cruise. Both embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Our last 2 cruises were on RCL and the staff on those ships treated ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


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