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Miami to the Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Panama Canal cruise after refurbishment

Review for Carnival Miracle to Panama Canal & Central America

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klitz

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The March 5 repositioning was excellent from Miami to the Miracle's new home (we hope) in San Francisco. Although there was some concern about the novel coronavirus, it was the best ship in the world to sail on. The Miracle was coming off of 15 days in dry dock in Freeport with replacement of many furnishings and plenty of time for any residual virus to die (published studies say maximum of ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Carnival Miracle Still needs work out of Dry Dock

Review for Carnival Miracle to Panama Canal & Central America

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Kiro

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose a aft balcony to come through the canal, hoping to enjoy the many sea days on the balcony and de-stress, relax and enjoy the break of the daily work grind. THIS DID NOT HAPPEN! We had oil droplets spewing from the funnel each and every day and these oil drops were landing on us, destroying our clothes, and not able to sit out without enjoying a daily spray of oil. Our room Stewart was ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Amazing crew

Review for Carnival Miracle to Panama Canal & Central America

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Matnpat

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

The cruise itself was like many others. And a good time was had by all. I’m writing because of the amazing staff,..... When we were caught up in the coronavirus scare. When it was realised we had to find somewhere else to dock because we could not get back to san francisco, the guest services dept and rest of crew rearranged transport for everybody from san pedro , worked all night to get ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Norwegian

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Al Carr

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took a great trip on the Joy for 16 days from Miami to Los Angeles. Through the Panama Canal. We had a great time. plenty of things to do on the ship and plenty of excursions were offered as well. The embarkation in Miami was the worst of our 10 cruise vacations. First they sent us to the wrong area to check in ,so we went to the right section and there was a loud alarm going off for ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Most recent cruise to Panama Canal, Miami to Los Angeles

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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2pedersens

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I chose Norwegian because we cruised Mexico last year and just returned from a Panama Canal cruise. Both cruises have been enjoyable, but recent news, if true will make me think twice about cruising with them again. News is today that they are encouraging their sales force to tell people how safe it is on their ships and not to worry about Corona virus. To me, that is just plain stupid with the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great trip

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Dholm

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Overall a wonderful trip. The ship is magnificent. Boarded in Miami and was so glad to have just moved up to platinum as my line to get on was 10 minutes long, the others were in the hundreds and took 3 hours to get on. There must be a better process not a good way to start. The ship is beautiful, the staff is excellent and the food is best I’ve had on a cruise except the buffet. It was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Back home with a tan and big grins

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Youkaygreen

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Chose because we wanted to navigate the canal early in the year when the weather is perfect..Could have been any cruise line! Negative points are embarking and disembarking both very long lines and close to 2 hours. New NCL terminal though looks nearly ready in Miami though. Had a mini suite because not much more expensive than standard balcony. First experience when we walked into our room and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Who designed these ships

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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SS17

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Whoever designed these ships most have been on some drugs. When you hold all your games and talks in the Atrium, which has future cruises, guest services and and tours, you are asking for trouble. You have to yell at the person you are talking to. For a show in the Atrium, they put out folding chairs, pay all that money to sit in a folding chair. They have a very nice theater which is ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Halfway through Panama and back...

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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ofbp Walt

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We selected a 12 night cruise to see the Panama Canal. We got to visit some cool places in addition, and have lunches in local bistros. We're not into sailing or snorkeling, but would rather walk/tour around to get the individual flavor of each place. We kind of enjoyed the relaxation of two sea days both starting and ending the cruise. There were the ABC's-Aruba, Bonair & Curacao. We chose the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Mixed Feelings

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Notgonnalie

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise experience was truly a mix of positive and negative impressions. Our biggest frustration was that the Joy changed our itinerary without explanation less than a week before taking off. They eliminated a stop in Santa Marta, where we had planned to meet family members. We don't think it is fair to offer no explanation for changes of this magnitude. This is a newer ship that is spotlessly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Family Inside


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