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This was our first cruise on Princess.We chose it mainly for the convenience of not having to go cross-country to Miami to get to the port,but we had heard and read good things about Princess.

Iwill address only 2 aspects of this of this cruise because of the disparity (from bad to good)

First the entertainment??? Is it Princess regular practiceto have REPEAT performances???WE had the same comedian in the main theater THREE Nights...and the comic magician on FIVE nights !!!!

thats the bad.

the good

We chose Princess transfer toand from the ship...and it was wonderfully flawless! We were met at LAX where they took our bags and were put on a bus

to the Hilton hotel where there was a light continental breakfast and where we did all of our checking in.From there we were bussed to the port where we picked up our seapass cards on were given priority boarding.It was amatter of minutes and we were on board.

On our return we were assigned colored,numbered tags and instructions when and where to meet.From there we were escorted to customs and immigration.

Bags were in separate rooms identified by signs,so there werent hundreds of bags to go through

After clearing customs we were directed to busses which stopped at our airline check in area.

This was at best an average cruise and reminded us why we will continue to be fans of Celebrity and Royal

Thats entertainment ???

Sapphire Princess Cruise Review by JackAZ

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2011
  • Destination: Mexican Riviera
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
This was our first cruise on Princess.We chose it mainly for the convenience of not having to go cross-country to Miami to get to the port,but we had heard and read good things about Princess.


Iwill address only 2 aspects of this of this cruise because of the disparity (from bad to good)


First the entertainment??? Is it Princess regular practiceto have REPEAT performances???WE had the same comedian in the main theater THREE Nights...and the comic magician on FIVE nights !!!!


thats the bad.


the good


We chose Princess transfer toand from the ship...and it was wonderfully flawless! We were met at LAX where they took our bags and were put on a bus


to the Hilton hotel where there was a light continental breakfast and where we did all of our checking in.From there we were bussed to the port where we picked up our seapass cards on were given priority boarding.It was amatter of minutes and we were on board.


On our return we were assigned colored,numbered tags and instructions when and where to meet.From there we were escorted to customs and immigration.


Bags were in separate rooms identified by signs,so there werent hundreds of bags to go through


After clearing customs we were directed to busses which stopped at our airline check in area.


This was at best an average cruise and reminded us why we will continue to be fans of Celebrity and Royal

JackAZ’s Full Rating Summary

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