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Africa Cruise Reviews

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A Steamboat Trip to Remember

Review for American Countess to Africa

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fwrhod01

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I am writing to share one of the most enjoyable, relaxing and memorable experiences in years. My wife and I just returned from a week aboard the American Countess, the newest boat of the American Queen Steamboat Company. It was a bit like experiencing a little of William Faulkner or John Grisham along with the finest whiskey while basking in the warm embrace of the history and stories of the ...
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Sail Date: March 2021


$100 million upgrade and $0 spent on Officers and Captain Pinonchio

Review for Norwegian Spirit to Africa

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swimboy09

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

NCL knew before the Dubai leg of this trip to Cape Town took place , that the Corona Virus would prevent us reaching any ports other than the UAE. and one of them was awful. The Captain did not communicate any useful information to us and on several occasions told lies about what was to take place at each port of call. This is by far the worse cruise we have ever taken on NCL (This was our ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Lovely

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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NMMavuso

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We choose different destination from previous years, te cruise was lovely despite the harvoc we are going through in the world one thing that was so so horrible is that I booked 2 cabins and to be placed at 14007 another ar 12019 when later the next day after having requested that we are placed in the same floor then the is a cabin available when we have already unpacked-now that was not nice at ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Unexpectedly the last cruise of the season

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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tonyfes

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it was close to my wife's birthday. On the Sunday prior to the cruise our President announced the strict measures for gatherings and movement of people - we thought our cruise was cancelled and tried to contact MSC for confirmation not possible. MSC eventually notified us that the cruise was going ahead. On arrival at the terminal at 10.30 a.m we found that ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Worst travel experience

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Brose05

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My experience with costa cruise would be the worst travel experience I have ever endured.only on the ship for 24 hours, never left the embarkation port before we were told to disembark. The process of passengers getting their documentation back was a debacle waiting in lines for several hours elderly persons fainting, no care for passengers welfare was apparent. After this Costa only wants to give ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Thank you Costa

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Just two

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise and were joined by two friends. As mentioned in other reviews we did not set sail due to Corona Virus affecting sailing ports of call. Have to say we found the staff extremely helpful and courteous at all times. Keep in mind these people were under extreme stress being far from their home base and not having any certainty of their position. The ship was very clean and there ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


Exceptional service in exceptional circumstances

Review for Harmony V to Africa

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Ojarm

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Our cruise was round the (Portuguese) Cape Verde islands off the coast of west Africa. After four days the captain told us that we had been ordered back to port due to the impact of the corona virus outbreak. We returned to Sal where we were anchored off shore for the next five days. The captain and crew worked tirelessly to ensure that we felt completely safe and reassured during a difficult and ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Terrible service and food.

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Julesmeister 1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Didnt end up sailing as cruise cancelled because of Coronavirus. Extremely rude, grumpy drink staff. Spent one night on board. Buffet was so small with well below average variety of food compared to other cruises I've been on. Food in dining room not good as well. Didnt get bread or coffee and having a drink card was a complete waste considering they dont serve cocktails or spirits in the dining ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Money seems the prime objective of getting people to cruise

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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Angela.Cromarty

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We joined the cruise with friends. Just a weekend away ... and wanted to relax and have some fun. Everything is extremely overpriced. As we were paying in the region of R2000 pppn... we do expect quality. We paid for ALL our photos and got home to find most missing .. we were shocked. They were already horrendously overpriced.. then missing loads. The staff were obviously ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


So many problems due to one cause

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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OOKenobi101

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

• We got the impression that the ship was over capacity, as it was almost impossible to get to the food stations or even get a table at the buffets at mealtimes, due to the sheer quantity of guests. • The embarkation and disembarkation processes were tedious and frustrating due to the number of people that had to be checked in and the added admin overhead of filling in health questionnaires ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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