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Norwegian Jewel, 14 night full transit Panama Canal cruise

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topdog11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I always wanted to do a full transit of the Panama Canal. The Jewel was sailing on the dates of my 45 anniversary, so that is why we picked NCL Jewel. I usually sail with Royal and Carnival. The Jewel built in 2004 and went into dry dock 2014 if I remember correctly. The ship is showing it's age. I can not say if it was because of the length of the cruise, the average age of the passengers, or ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


On our bucket list

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wc97220
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we have wanted to go through the Panama Canal for a long time. this is our second time on the Jewel, she is an awesome ship. the first time was spectacular. it is a little hard to live up to that. the new management at NCL, it appears are more concentrated than ever on making money. the prices for photos have been raised, the prices of drinks has been raised and are measured out exactly. NCL ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


Two Wonderful Weeks!

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algebrateacher
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have wanted to sail the full Panama Canal cruise for years. Now that we are retired, my husband and I could do it! We flew to Miami two days before departure, so we could have some fun in Miami. We cruised the Bay of Biscayne-a great time-and got to see all of the boats and yachts in the harbor for the Presidents' Day holiday weekend. We got to the port early for embarkation, but were held up ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Incredible Panama Canal Cruise on NCL Jewel

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fjkjr
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

SImply a great cruise - The ship was fantastic, the crew incredibly attentive and polite, the food delicious, and the entertainment top notch. Loved all restaurants except Cagney's atmosphere did not do the food, or the other Cagney's on other NCL ships credit (we were seated by the kitchen, it was loud and not intimate at all). We loved Tsars main dining (the best comp dining we have had on a ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Full transit of the Panama Canal, a must for any seasoned traveler.

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coreyglab1955
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Even if you know the history, have seen the documentaries and understand the engineering, a full passage of the Panama Canal is a MUST for any lover of history, science or travel. The senior crew members were very assessable and were quite willing to answer questions from the very basic to the very technical. The food set up at the buffet provided a good flow with multiple food islands. Lines ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


The locks are amazing

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ellenro
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Going through the canal was an interesting experience. Hard to believe they have been using them for over 100 years and still working like clockwork. The film about the building of the canal was very enlightening. Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala were all different and we enjoyed our excursions in each port. Catamaran and walled city in Cartagena was a hilite for me. The coffee ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Panama Canal Tranfer Cruise

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JohnAK
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had an amazing experience. The staff were incredible. Never saw a grumpy face. Every day on board we were made to feel very special. The specialty restaurants provide a quality meal. I am 74 and the just had the best Lamp Chops at Moderno's that I have had in my entire life. 14 days sounds like a long time, but with all of the activities and ports of call, it was never boring. The entertainment ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


West Bound Panama Canal

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mr.blessed
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was Her turn to choose! It has been on Rachel's bucket list for awhile now. Mine too, a win win I call it! This was our first time on Norwegian and It was not a disappointment. I enjoyed the choice of food in the garden cafe, specialty restaurants, and the other dining options as well. Our cabin was # 4573 inside, no problems at all. The ships decor was a pleasant ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


A Bit Disappointed with NCL

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Lancsgirl52
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this particular itinerary because of the unusual ports of call, especially Central America. This did not disappoint in the least. However, the NCL experience could have been better. First of all, embarkation was complete chaos and very disorganized. Long lines and half-way into our wait, quite a number of agents just "disappeared" making the wait even longer. No system at all. Maybe ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


A wonderful experience

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darrmarr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to experience a full transit of the canal and booked this trip with friends. We had a great time and the canal experience was unforgettable in every way. The ship is beautiful and the staff was very good. NCL has some opportunities available to improve on management of large numbers of people (embarkation and tender days were not the best for managing the flow of people). The shows ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


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