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Norwegian Jewel Review

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Norwegian Jewel - 9 August 2008 short cruise

Review for Norwegian Jewel to the British Isles & Western Europe
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Sail Date: Aug 2008
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony

Travel to the port, and embarkation We took a train from Waterloo East station - a train that started at Charing Cross, but Waterloo East is a bit easier for us to get to from home. The train departed at 0956 and arrived at Dover Priory on time at 1132. The exit from the station required us to cross by a footbridge, but there are lifts if you can't manage stairs. At the taxi rank, we found another person heading for the ship and so the three of us shared a taxi, which was £9. It wasn't on the meter, and I seem to recall that there are fixed fares for this trip. It seemed a bit on the steep side - but it wasn't much when divided between three people.

Queuing was reasonably well managed. There was a queue at ground level to get into the terminal, and people were released upstairs in batches. Security was first, and then we headed for the check-in desks. Latitudes check-in was at the far end, and the queues were very short.

Boarding was also managed by coloured cards, given to you as you enter the terminal. By the time that we checked-in, we could go straight on board the ship as our colour had already been called, and we were clutching a glass of champagne just after 12 noon.

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Mid-Ship Balcony

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