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Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Review for Queen Elizabeth to Panama Canal & Central America

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Seventyishtraveller
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because although we had sailed QM2 several times Transatlantic, we had never been on the QE. The dates fit our schedule—sail the QM2 over to Southampton, a week in England and sail the QE back Southampton to Fort Lauderdale. Our leg was the beginning of the QE’s longer leg, she will be sailing over a month, all the way to Alaska. My observations: Embarkation in Southampton ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Club Balcony


Misrepresenting the level of Rotovirus. And coved on the ship

Review for Adventure of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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Gricketts291
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the destinations and the time of year we had to skip the Panama stop because the canal was not dredged on time and that was one of the main reasons I wanted to go on this trip because I did missionary work on the kuna Indians for 30 years and about halfway into the cruise I started feeling very sick and had severe diarrhea and cramping and nausea and headache and and the ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Incredible Itinerary, ship and staff

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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cruisecritic2013
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wow! The Princess staff were incredibly friendly, professional and upbeat. They were thrilled to be back onboard and it showed over the 14 night sailing. Over and over again, the staff greeted us so happily and were so helpful -- from the restroom attendants to the officers. It really was over and above in attitude and service. Great food, desserts. Medallion worked well. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Disappointing but fun if you want to feel old

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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TikiEileen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I choose this cruise because it was going through the Panama Canal and was going to have a stop in Panama. The itinerary was changed and it didn't stop in Panama. That was disappointing. Food in dining rooms and buffet was just ok. Nothing special. That was disappointing. However, the pizza on the upper deck was outstanding. Performers were good but selection of entertainment was ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Pros & Cons

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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FLCruiser60
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Pros first - great entertainment on board on all nights. Possibly the best service I have received on a cruise - from bar waiters, to dining room staff, to room steward - nothing but superlatives. Cons - For a ship just out of drydock the condition of the room was poor. Bathroom floor tile were cracked, grout was cracked and shower drain was caulked in. This ship was an 18 day cruise, with ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Canal Transit Awesome Included Food Average

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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2sharp2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

All new ports and new lock canal transit for us. Ship's first cruise since a three week dry dock. Not sure what work was performed but ship had some issues. I think CP was built in 2004. The first thing we noticed was all the windows on the Lido deck were so filthy dirty you could barely see thru them and the window in our restricted view cabin on Emerald deck 8 cabin E308 also dirty. One morning ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Mostly great cruise

Review for Norwegian Encore to Panama Canal & Central America

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cregger57
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was the second of back to back cruises I did on the Encore. It was wonderful to have the same cabin for both cruises and not have to move or go off the ship to check back in. I must admit, 28 days on a cruise ship is a bit much, but I had a wonderful time. On this second cruise, it was nice because there were a lot less people on board. I heard that there were only 1900 or so at ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Not the NCL I'm used to....

Review for Norwegian Encore to Panama Canal & Central America

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Snipe74
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Pluses: • Ship furnishings, decor, layout, cleanliness. • Theatre entertainment: Kinky Boots show, Beatles Invasion concert, Choir of Man show, Back in the Day Band concert, and comedians Julie Barr, Lucas Bohn, and Scott Wyler all terrific. • Ocean Loop Water Slide: Brief, but nevertheless very exhilarating. • Galaxy Pavilion (virtual reality): Some may cause vertigo, ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Aft-facing Balcony Stateroom


Panama Canal Cruise

Review for Norwegian Encore to Panama Canal & Central America

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Yucateco
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this 21 day cruise, from Miami to Seattle, to traverse the Panama Canal, and stops in Central America (Panama City, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala). First, the positives: Check-in was fairly fast, considering the number of people; Disembarkation was very fast; the entire ship's staff was fantastic; the service was excellent; the selection and quality of food was great; the entire ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


8 night Panama Canal Cruise on Carnival Pride

Review for Carnival Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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Average Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

We chose this 8-night cruise onboard the Carnival Pride for one reason: the Panama Canal. A Panama Canal Cruise has been on our bucket list and we were thrilled when we discovered this cruise fit into our schedule. We are frequent Carnival cruisers, but we were a little apprehensive about the age of the Carnival Pride. The Pride showed its age, but I loved the nostalgic feel of the ship. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


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