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the 20 day Japan , Asia cruise was a great concept which is why we booked.But their where a few issues that need to be looked at for it to be a success- The clearing through passport and customs at each country took a long time, and with late arrivals at some ports 1300hrs. it left little time to see places closing at 4/5 pm. - We were sold a cruise going from - 16/10 to 05/11, and Princess supplies drink packages that covered that period. Onboard we were offered packages from - Fine Arts - Postage for 1 to 5 paintings for $65, valuations - first one $35 , then $15 for any others.There was NO time limit mentioned at auction , but when we bought items at different times we where told we would have to pay another $65 postage. .I left a note about this at the desk onboard - their needs to be a CLEAR message about package time limits. This was also the case when we bought a photo package - 5 photos and memory stick for $100, half way through our cruise we were told please select your photos today, for they will be deleted tomorrow !!! Feedback from fellow passangers about some booked shore trips wasn't good, a refund was given, but it doesn't replace the trip. My wife Desley has diet needs, and the menu was limited for her.

Things could have been done better

Diamond Princess Cruise Review by SelemeR

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2018
  • Destination: Asia
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
the 20 day Japan , Asia cruise was a great concept which is why we booked.But their where a few issues that need to be looked at for it to be a success-

The clearing through passport and customs at each country took a long time, and with late arrivals at some ports 1300hrs. it left little time to see places closing at 4/5 pm.

- We were sold a cruise going from - 16/10 to 05/11, and Princess supplies drink packages that covered that period. Onboard we were offered packages from - Fine Arts - Postage for 1 to 5 paintings for $65, valuations - first one $35 , then $15 for any others.There was NO time limit mentioned at auction , but when we bought items at different times we where told we would have to pay another $65 postage. .I left a note about this at the desk onboard - their needs to be a CLEAR message about package time limits.

This was also the case when we bought a photo package - 5 photos and memory stick for $100, half way through our cruise we were told please select your photos today, for they will be deleted tomorrow !!!

Feedback from fellow passangers about some booked shore trips wasn't good, a refund was given, but it doesn't replace the trip.

My wife Desley has diet needs, and the menu was limited for her.
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