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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America from Miami

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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

Review for Norwegian Jewel to Panama Canal & Central America

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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


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


Panama Canal

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peggysue79

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because my brother pics all our cruises and I just trust his choices..lol. I have been traveling with Norwegian for 4 years now and it is amazing. So spoiled by the time i get home,have a hard time adjusting. We had the most wonderful crew, but our waiter was one of the most pleasing people i have ever met. Word of warning...on this ship and a few others. The pull out bed is ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with 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


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


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!

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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


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


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