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Miami to the Panama Canal & Central America Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews

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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


Amazing trip

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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sprkysrn

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My Husband has always been a Panama Canal Buff. So when I saw this cruise I gave it to him for our 38th wedding anniversary. Actually we spent our 39th for this cruise. Everything was great from our cabin steward Priscilla to the waiters at the restaurants to the entertainment director Ian, The shows were top rate, the food was excellent, there were many open dining restaurants, we at a Tsars ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Panama Canal

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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WIEBER

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

It was our 25 wedding anniversary, we chose going through the Panama canal. This was our first cruise. We disembarked on every stop. We enjoyed the sunshine, the itinerary was geared to the older folk, but we found things to do in the sports part of the ship. The entertainment was good until the nights with the two Russian circus couple, they were the highlight and wished for more. The main ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Porthole Window


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


Great Panama Canal cruise!

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catlib55

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

For our fiftieth wedding anniversary, we decided to do a full transit of the Panama Canal. We had done a round trip partial transit ten day cruise several years ago, but this time decided to do a full transit. We embarked on the cruise in Miami, FL. We are wintering in Apollo Beach, FL, near Tampa, so we and the other couple cruising with us rented a car and drove to Miami the day before the ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


14 day cruise with friends

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debbyjg

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

10 friends celebrating one our friends birthday. Some of the group have cruised before but it was our first big cruise. We really enjoyed our experience on the Jewel. The staff made us feel very special, and were so perfessional and fun to be around. We did an excursion at every port using both private and ship excursions. We got to see so many differen and wonderful place, people, ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship 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


Overall Experience

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trwmichelle

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I wanted to see the Panama Canal and surrounding countries. This was my retirement present. This was a great price, and the idea of a 14 day cruise sounded wonderful. It did not disappoint. Getting to see the panama Canal was absolutely awesome, plus we got visit Columbia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Acapulco and Cabo San Lucas. It was so amazing. The staff was beyond exceptional and service ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


I remember when cruising used to be something special!

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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noni6

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Unfortunately, this cruise started out poorly and never really got much better. My husband has an issue with standing for extended periods of time, so we requested an "assisted boarding". I made sure we had the documentation stating we requested the assisted boarding but that didn't help. When we arrived, I requested assistance but was told to have him sit on the concrete benches while I stood in ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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


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