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"After 11 trips with Vantage (plus some with other lines) , all of which were great, we finally met the worst cruise ever. The elevator was broken and not fixed for the entire trip. Many travelers were using canes..."Read More
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disappointed

Review for Celebrity Eclipse to France

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neveragain1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

we chose this short cruise for the entertainment it being a 60s cruise which was excellent. afraid it stops there, the food in the buffet was very good but the seating arrangement was not good to say the least the tables were much too close together it resembled a school canteen. the evening food was over cooked and quite boring,we requested a table for 6 or 8 and got a table for 2 squashed ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Sunset Veranda

4 Helpful Votes


Britannia Short Cruise

Review for Britannia to France

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debbiep777

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise was planned for Brugges/Belgium. It was changed at the last minute, but I won't comment on that because the change was understandable and couldn't really be helped. This was our 6th cruise (and the first one on Britannia), I had high hopes for Britannia, but unfortunately it was a bit average The good points were the bathrooms were great (other than the lack of handwash or soap ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

12 Helpful Votes


A cattle market

Review for Anthem of the Seas to France

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drthymil@btinternet.com

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Ship was full of glitz, computerised booking for dining, shows etc. Over-run by unaccompanied kids right up to midnight. No timeslots for the pool for kids. Windjammer, excellent as always, but over-full. Crew unable to speak much English, little interaction with guests.most crew recruited from different areas to other cruises I have been on, and again, not able to answer queries due to little ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


A Royal Viking River Cruisee Debacle

Review for Viking Buri to France

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jfbreyer

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our second Viking River Cruise and we were excited at the beginning because our first cruise had been such a delight. We took the Portraits of Southern France cruise in late September/early October 2015. We were warmly welcomed when we boarded the Viking Buri in Chalon sur Saone. Within hours, the ship’s management informed us that passengers boarding from another Viking cruise had ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Departure Port: Puerto Montt

9 Helpful Votes


Too Big, or Not Enough Staff

Review for Anthem of the Seas to France

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Chasie

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

11.15am - Joined a queue to get on which was over 100 yards long. "Computer glitch sir". 11.55am - got on board. Tried to log on to my pre-paid unlimited internet package with my iPhone. Error! "Computer glitch sir, try later. 12.45pm queued for 25 mins at Customer Service to get internet sorted. "Seems to be on iPhones sir, try turning your phone off and back on". Did so - Error! "Try again later ...
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Sail Date: August 2015

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Deluxe Obstructed Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Missed the Mark

Review for Viking Hermod to France

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Winthrope4

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Based on a wonderful Rhine cruise on Viking last year, we booked the Portraits of Southern France river cruise for this year. What a mistake. We arrived in France at the tail end of the European heat wave. The temperature was in the upper 90s. The air conditioning on the ship was not functioning properly and the cabins/restaurant areas were very warm to the point of being uncomfortable. We were ...
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Sail Date: July 2015

Departure Port: Malta (Valletta)

Cabin Type: Explorer Suite


Viking Pride humiliates itself

Review for Viking Pride to France

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ecamm1269

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I am asking for a refund of my entire trip on the Viking Pride, Paris and the Beaches of Normandy, 12-19 April (including air travel which began on 11 April). The ship was in an accident the day before our arrival (11 April, 3 p.m. Paris = 9 a.m. New York). We were not notified until two days after our arrival and our embarking on the ship that we would not be sailing, due to the French ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Departure Port: Puerto Montt


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