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Cruise Line
Aegean Odyssey
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

42

Very Good

26

Average

16

Poor

14

Terrible

11

Cruise type

110


StuartMcC avatar

StuartMcC

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

A once in a lifetime experience - (NEVER AGAIN).

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What a disastrous cruise experience. It is difficult to know where to start with this review. We always try hard to give a balanced and factual review. On this occasion there is not much we can say which is ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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andrewlgc

6 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Unexpected Farewell Cruise

The saying is: never go back! In 2012 we had an unforgettable cruise on Aegean Odyssey and we have always wanted to return. So on 26 April 2019 we flew to Athens to join her for a Classical Greece and Islands of ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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palidins

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Captain and cruise director denied there were any problems with the engines.

Excursions. Unique and well orchestrated shore trips. However, the captain continually lied regarding the reasons for skipping ports and cruising at only 5 knots. Crete maritine authority nearly denied the ship ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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mike3364

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Voyage of the Damned

This is our third time on the Aegean Odyssey. It will be our last time on the Aegean Odyssey. The ship suffered engine problems on the previous cruise and they were forced to issue a Full refund to all ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Xambo avatar

Xambo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Old ship, bad choice of stopover at Port Blair, no entertainment

I had previous cruises on large ships and thought it would be a change to try a small ship cruise in parts of Asia I had not visited. The Aegean Odyssey cruise from Singapore to Colombo seemed to fit the bill. The ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Reesb avatar

Reesb

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, very poor execution

In choosing this cruise we wanted to travel to the Greek Islands in a smaller ship, visit ancient sites and learn a little more of the history of the area. The brochures and itinerary met all our requirements as it ...
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Sail Date September 2018


LandC avatar

LandC

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Aegean Experience

We boarded the ship in Piraeus after spending 2 nights in the King George Hotel in Athens, followed by a 2 night land tour to Delphi and Nauplia. This was a very popular cruise: we booked 6 months ahead and there ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Stormy987

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise with some issues.

We choose this cruise because the route from Venice to Rome covered so many areas that we wished to visit. Having been spoiled by a couple of Viking cruises this one didn't measure up in some regards. Much of the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Swanner

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good in daytime but limited in the evening

We chose this cruise because we were faithful customers of the (much missed) Swan Hellenic ship Minerva...this seemed like the best match. In many ways it was just what we were looking for... - right size of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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BatterseaVG

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Outstanding speakers, lovely ship and great food. Memorable experience

Itinerary with expert speakers to give background was appealing. Dr Paul Roberts was particularly outstanding but Keats expert fascinating as was Mary Beard's husband! The Cruise Director Richard was wonderful - ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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TravellerWorldwide

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Perfect small ship size, but ship needs renovation and shore excursions rushed

We travelled with Road Scholar, about 20 of us. We had our own guides separate from the what was provided to the other passengers on the ship. Pros - Nice size ship, under 300. Easy on/off. Restaurants not ...
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Sail Date May 2018


marysb avatar

marysb

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

A Small Ship for Travellers that like History and Culture

Overall we had a wonderful cruise. Great little ship, fantastic service, wonderful ports and good friends. We are experienced cruisers and river cruisers and were anticipating a new adventure on this small all ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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KatielouAustralia

4 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Top of the Class

Did 2 cruises back to back. First one around the Greek Islands and the second from Athens to Venice via the Adriatic Coast. From the moment we stepped aboard this cruise ship did not disappoint. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Schroeder1

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

We cannot criticise this little ship in any way. The organisation was wonderful from boarding to disembarking. We were a little concerned at some of the critical comments but soon dismissed them. The food was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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56LuvtoCruise

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Know Before You Go

One needs to know what to expect, so please read their brochure carefully before booking this ship. We believe you will enjoy the experience, if, and only if you have made the correct match for you. What we liked ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Country Cousin

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Small ship cruising

Flying from Australia to set sail from Tilbury (London) it was great to have two 'pre-cruise' days built into the itinerary to enable recovery from jet lag as well as exploration of the departure port. Our hotel ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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coghillp

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Nightmare

Visiting Iceland was the main reason for choosing this cruise. Having cruised previously and pleasurably with Swan Hellenic we had hopes of a similar experience but it was not to be.Our cabin, which was forward on ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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simoncrawshaw

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent customer service

Embarkation at Tilbury was hanpered by poor car parking arrangements but, from the moment we got on board, the crew were efficient and friendly.The trip was enhanced by the quality of the lecturers who were both ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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22Sailings

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Missed Ports - Few Returns

Air Canada did what Air Canada does. Poor food, and a 3 hour delay on the tar mac, scrunched in a corner with a cricket team. Hotels: Edinburgh was the best part of the trip - mostly because of 3 interesting, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Jocklet

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Voyages Of Antiquity

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


aphrab avatar

aphrab

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

just my size

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Bazza99

1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Why I would not travel with VTA again

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Silver Quail

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Unpremeditated Vigo boat trip to see the mussel farming and beautiful Lisbon

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. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JiMoBish

1 Review Written

62 Helpful Votes

No more of these cruises for us......

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dazadelaide

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Italy, Spain and Morocco. The destinations are the key with this ship

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


Aegean Odyssey Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.5
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment2.03.2
Public Rooms3.03.8
Fitness Recreation2.03
Family1.01
Enrichment4.04.3
Service5.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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