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Crown Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2032 reviews
3 Awards

Great itinerary, expensive on board costs

Review for Crown Princess to South America
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Chestfield Bill
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2017

Review of the Crown Princess

We travelled around South America on the Crown Princess in February 2017, starting from Valparaiso and finishing in Buenos Aires. The itinerary was the biggest attraction for us. We had only travelled once on Princess before and that was a sailing out of Sydney. I was soon to discover that there is a huge difference in the way Princess cater for Australian passengers and the way they cater for American passengers.

Apart from Princess, our previous cruises have mainly been with P&O on the Ventura and the Azura. Those two ships are the same size as the Crown Princess, they have roughly the same number of crew and passengers, the quality of service we received and the quality and choice of food was pretty much the same. So, why are all the onboard prices so much more expensive on the Crown Princess?

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Punta Arenas

Visited the cemetery, not a lot else to do there!


Some nice buildings.

Buenos Aires

Used the hop on hop off bus, visited La Boca, really well worth a visit.

Santiago (Valparaiso)

Stayed in hotel here overnight, did not see much of the city as we were too tired after flight.

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