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Island Princess Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1147 reviews
15 Awards

Rough time as pandemic breaks out in the world

Review for Island Princess to the Panama Canal & Central America
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2020
Cabin: Oceanview (obstructed view)

My husband and I have traveled extensively. We were excited that this cruise was to take us to multiple ports and did not repeat any that we've visited before. Further, we've cruised with Princess before and felt comfortable with the cruise line.

Embarkation was fairly smooth. We got on the ship, found our cabin as expected (although we were disappointed that our view was obstructed), and headed for lunch. Next, we toured the ship and found it as most ships in this class. We are not first class people, so the decor of the ship and layout suits us just fine.

Let's pause here to share that the COVID19 virus was starting to grow in intensity in the world (not necessarily the US), and the cruise line did offer a 100% refund of cancellation fees (whatever that meant) if customers wanted to cancel. My husband stayed on the phone for an hour the morning of the cruise, but couldn't get through, so we decided to go on the cruise even though we had some doubts.

Cabin Review

Oceanview (obstructed view)

good cabin, but terrible view; didn't even bother with the curtains

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