Voyages to Antiquity Aegean Odyssey Cruise Reviews

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93 Voyages to Antiquity Aegean Odyssey Cruise Reviews
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Jocklet
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
Iceland was the main attraction of this cruise and then the Islands of Great Britain. We traveled in the Owners Suite which was adequate but not anything special. Our cabin steward was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for him. ... Read more
Silver Quail
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
I was part of Bernard Magee's bridge group. Both this and the fact that we arrived back into the UK rather than having to make another flight with all the airport hasssle involved persuaded me to take this voyage. The observation ... Read more
Bazza99
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Having read numerous reviews regarding Voyages to Antiquity (VTA) and their ship, Aegean Odyssey, I was puzzled by the diverse reviews. Some appeared to love it, whilst others hated it. My conclusion, after a cruise in May and talking with ... Read more
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JiMoBish
Member Since 2017
1 review
47 helpful votes
My wife and I had never previously been keen to join a cruise. However, the itinerary of this one, its emphasis on historical exploration and the fact that the boat seemed relatively small and therefore perhaps more intimate and less ... Read more
tricia1234
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
28 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We were on the last tour before the ship goes into dry dock for refurbishing. Although the decor was dated and showed some wear, the ship had a sort of retro charm about it and everything was in working order. As others have mentioned, the ... Read more
PEverdell
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 helpful votes
This was our third cruise on Aegean Odyssey having cruised the Eastern Med and the Black Sea in 2012 and 2014. We have always loved this ship for its small size, focus on historical learning, and unique somewhat old fashioned ambiance. It ... Read more
dazadelaide
Member Since 2011
1 review
44 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Main reason for going on this cruiseline are for the destinations not for the regular cruise experience. No casino, no rock climbing walls, no art auctions. The ship was due for a re-fit so it's good to see that this is about to ... Read more
aphrab
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Unlike massive liners, the Aegean Odyssey is just right for getting to know people and enjoying a peaceful voyage. We were among the few Americans and relished getting to know so many Australians, English, and Canadians, who are much ... Read more
Saxmndham
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I chose this cruise because of the wonderful itinerary around the islands in the Aegean. Embarkation was very well organised at Athens . Disembarkation early on the final day gave one the opportunity to explore Athens itself which was ... Read more
chellelovescruising
Member Since 2013
1 review
14 helpful votes
I wanted a cruise to celebrate/commiserate a significant birthday and thought the ports looked interesting and unusual. I loved the size of the ship, the crew were excellent as was the food. The shore excursions that I went on were ... Read more
fir
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
It was recommended for the quality of lectures and excursions, which I found excellent. Before the trip I was sent the wrong documents (for another passenger!) and had to wait for my e-ticket to arrive by post rather than by email which ... Read more
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Tlctime60
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the small size of the ship, number of passengers on board, the very interesting itinerary and number of places visited. We were not disappointed and had the most relaxing, enjoyable and memorable holiday. ... Read more
gaomm
Member Since 2007
1 review
171 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Let me begin by saying this was our 5th cruise with Voyages to Antiquity, so obviously we like the cruise line. What do we like in general? We like the size of the ship (approx 350 passengers), we like the friendliness of both ... Read more
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hatedit
Member Since 2016
1 review
28 helpful votes
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 ... Read more
VtoA regular
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
The itinerary was very interesting, and having traveled on the ship previously, you can always expect to meet up again with people that you know. The atmosphere on board is comfortable and friendly. The ship offers good value for the cost, ... Read more
William N Bernhard
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
The officers and crew did a great job handling an onboard fire situation in the English channel. Our safety was assured and the company arranged repairs in Cherburg France. They also offered free drinks for days and rearranged our shore ... Read more
wild55
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose the Grand Voyage to the Rivieras (London to Rome) on Aegean Odyssey in June-July 2016 because it was a small ship which promised an educational program and visits to antiquities. Selecting a four week cruise was always going to be ... Read more
NandBg
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
I've been on several other cruises with this company and have enjoyed each one. The staff are very friendly and courteous. They remember you when you return and I see other passengers that have sailed with this company many times. The ... Read more
gbrock
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Well, as ever, it was quite good. Emphasis on "quite". The good things. Despite my criticisms below, Voyages to Antiquity are good value for money. I cannot emphasise that enough. But... The staff. They are wonderful. ... Read more
Carolefig16
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was a wonderful cruise. The ship is small which meant we got to know many other passengers quite well and we plan to keep in touvh with some of them.. The service on this ship was second to none. The largely Asian staff were so ... Read more
Mrs Rose
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I chose this cruise because of the included Brandenburg Sing-at -sea choral experience, which was very enjoyable. I hope it will be repeated. The two days in Athens, the departure city! got us off to an excellent start being ... Read more
Robocat
Member Since 2010
1 review
27 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was our second cruise on the Aegean Odyssey. Our first cruise in January 2015 was a bit disappointing, mainly because of problems with discoloured water and some poor shore excursions. However, we decided to give them a second chance ... Read more
Mahalski
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
We chose this cruise ( a cruise of a life time) because it commenced in Singapore then other ports where we disembarked at Mumbai then continued to the "Golden Triangle" by other means. We paid £11000-00 for a Deluxe ... Read more
campergal
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
43 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We booked this cruise because we were attending a wedding in Malaysia at the end of February. The cruise was a perfect fit leaving Colombo, Sri Lanka, arriving in Singapore in time for our wedding. We would visit several places we had ... Read more
"Little Toot"
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
94 forum posts
11 helpful votes
My husband has always been interested in visiting South Africa and he discovered this holiday cruise from Cape Town to Richards Bay around the bottom of the horn and then returning to Cape Town via Namibia which included four safari day ... Read more

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