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Norwegian Star Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Don't Sail on Norwegian

Review for Norwegian Star to Asia
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Matriarch Travelor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2016

The Norwegian Star had propulsion problems. According to Cruise Critic reviews, this happened in October also, but I don't know.

When I read about the problems on Wednesday, December 14, I called Norwegian Cruise line and was told nothing was wrong. December 16, they emailed one person in our party (not everyone) telling them exactly what I read about the change in itinerary. So five days before sailing, we were given the choice of not going and receiving a full refund, or going and receiving a 50% refund. We chose the 50% refund and going because we already paid for visas, airfare, etc. and couldn't get that money back.

The itinerary changed five more times beginning on the day of our arrival. The original itinerary had 10 days at ports in six countries with five days at sea. The final itinerary had five days at port at three countries with ten days at sea. We docked at Singapore at 9:30 pm the night before we were to finish the cruise at 7:25 a.m. so I am not counting Singapore because we weren't able to see any of it but the airport.

Cabin Review

Cabin Inside

The cabin had good storage, mirrors and lighting. It wasn't big enough for the furniture. With the bets pushed together to make one queen bed, you had to slide on the bed, under the table that overlapped the bed to get in and out that side. This is terribly inconvenient and could have been rectified by a table six inches narrower.

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