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Oceania Insignia Cruise Reviews

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Cruising with Covid the good, the bad and the ugly.

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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cruiser 009
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having not cruised for almost 2 years we decided to book 2 cruises for the last part of 2021. The first cruise on the celebrity Apex from Athens to Miami went well. We had to wear masks most of the time and tours were mostly on Celebrity controlled tours. All passengers and crew were vaccinated, and they tested us several times during the cruise. The ship made all the schedule ports, and the ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Worst Cruise We Have Ever Experienced

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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Adventurer1515
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Normally, we have had no issues or problems with Oceania, but this cruise was different. First, the cruise itinerary was changed three days before we travelled canceling a place we wanted to go. Then four days into the cruise, the itinerary was change again dropping two countries and three ports from the cruise entirely. There was no compensation offered and we had 8 days at sea on a 16 day ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


"CRUISE TO NOWHERE!"

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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KarenLAdler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

REVIEW OF "GATEWAY TO SUNSHINE” CRUISE" We just returned from the Oceania “Gateway to Sunshine” sixteen-day cruise that started in Miami on December 21st, 2021. It would be a vast understatement to say our experience with this cruise was disappointing. We booked this cruise in late August primarily because of the impressive number of destinations it offered: Miami; Georgetown, Grand ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Pleasant escape from Winter, along Pacific coast of Central & South America

Review for Insignia to South America

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Overthewaves
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Oceania cruises are great for couples (nothing interesting for children or singles) This cruise was from San Franciso to Santiago Chile, i.e. a 22-day section of a world cruise. In addition to embarkation and debarkation, we visited these ports: Santa Barbara and San Diego in USA; Cabo, Ixtapa, Acapulco and Puerto Chapas in Mexico; Puerto Quetzel in Gautemala, Acajutla in El Salvador; Manta ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


The crew was great, but the food not so good!

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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OldBob22
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I am a veteran of cruising, and have been on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Viking and Carnival numerous times. For the extra money paid for an Oceania cruise, I really expected more. I wanted the Panama Canal, full transit itinerary, and when we booked, Oceania was the only one going all the way through. I must say, the crew and service was fantastic. Because the gratuity was included, I did ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Small ship is the way to go

Review for Insignia to Caribbean - All

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stoshb
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My TA had been suggesting that I try Oceania as I liked Celebrity. The stars aligned just right and my oldest son and his girl friend got the nod for this trip. So glad I did. Did not want to get off. Just love the smaller ship. We have had good service on other ships, but this was as good or better than any others. So nice to not have to pay for fancy coffee, or ice cream, or soft ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Great Small Ship Experience - Happy Holidays

Review for Insignia to Caribbean - All

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BrocktonCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We originally booked this cruise intending to spend the holidays visiting Cuba, but when those plans were disrupted we opted to stay on Insignia to visit the Caribbean. We are glad we did. Ports included St. Barths, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and San Juan, Puerto Rico. We booked private tours ashore and enjoyed the ports. It was our first time on Oceania, and on a cruise with so few ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Hard to find any negatives

Review for Insignia to South America

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ronaldlknight
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This year, we dumped Viking, after a decade, because of the recent cutbacks to their on-board experience. We were delighted to find none of those annoyances on Insignia. The food is outstanding. We enjoyed trying a lot of "luxury" foods that we don't have at home: oysters Rockefeller; caviar; lobster, escargot, filet mignon, etc. And we enjoyed the wide variety of fresh fruits, especially ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Beautiful Ship, shame the food, service and entertainment don’t match

Review for Insignia to Caribbean - All

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Clholz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After 45 cruises, the sale prices on Caribbean cruises due to the cancellation of Cuban cruises and the luxury, premier branding of Oceania convinced us to try the Insignia. The ship itself is truly a classic beauty! Unfortunately, we did not experience the premier service and the excellence of food that Oceania advertises. The food in the Grand Dining room was okay: choices were very limited ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


So disappointed in this cruise.

Review for Insignia to Caribbean - All

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HAZELF
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this as an add on cruise after going transatlantic on celebrity silhouette which was great. We had been on Crystal in February and had been highly recommended Oceania by friends so We thought Wed try it and compare. Embarkation didn’t go smoothly as neither the travel agent or the cruise company let us know where they were leaving from and we were asking all up and down the docks ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View (obstructed view)


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