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New Orleans to the Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Caribbean
New Orleans

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1,572 New Orleans to the Caribbean Cruise Reviews


wolft927 avatar

wolft927

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Had a Blast

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So, Writing this review a few months late but better late then never lol....So my wife and I (38, 40) took our oldest son (18) on a cruise for his High school Graduation present. He graduated 5 months early so ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Liljo22 avatar

Liljo22

1 Review Written

New Cruise at the Top of My List

I had been watching cruise pricing for a Spring Break cruise out of Galveston or NOLA for sometime. When NCL added the 3rd and 4th free perk the price dropped a ton and I pulled the trigger on the Getaway cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2020


MARB avatar

MARB

1 Review Written

First Time Definitely Not the Last Time

I was a first time cruiser and was delegated by my group to research cruise lines, destinations, and deals. After countless weeks of research we voted on the Norwegian Cruise Line porting out of NOLA. We were very ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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aerobabe70

1 Review Written

Inaugural New Orleans Cruise

This cruise far exceeded my expectations and any other cruise I have ever sailed on. We departed from the Port of New Orleans on the Inaugural sailing on February 7, 2020. Our party was 3 adults- 2 adults and our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Cocotte9 avatar

Cocotte9

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise to date!

We took this cruise from New Orleans, But we flew in the night before and stayed at the Whitney hotel near Bourbon Street and also a short drive to Julia street cruise ship terminal. The hotel was very expensive ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Dingawing avatar

Dingawing

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise!!

I wanted to take a cruise and get away to just destress and recharge so I booked a Western Caribbean cruise on the Getaway that would let me check off two boxes on my to do list. Be in NOLA during Mardi Gras and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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trevorwinalot

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

GREAT 5 DAY CRUISE TO MEXICO FROM NEW ORLEANS

Travelled from England with 4 friends to Memphis, took the Amtrack train to New Orleans and after a 3 night break boarded the Carnival Valor for 5 night cruise. If you want a fun, casual and informal cruise would ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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pchanasyk

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Second Time NCL - Did not disappoint but avoid NOLA

We were on the Getaway from the 16th to the 23rd sailing out of NOLA to the Western Caribbean. I am ranking this a 5 cause everything NCL controlled was amazing and we had a fantastic time but I will never sail out ...
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Sail Date February 2020


rueben avatar

rueben

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our Getaway From The Cold North

I am 62 and my wife is 57 and we are from Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is our third cruise. We were on the NCL Epic last year when there were numerous engine problems and our ship crashed into mooring pillars in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


HVLW11 avatar

HVLW11

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Had a blast! Can't wait to cruise again!

Departure city Our cruise departed out of New Orleans. We chose to arrive on Wednesday, two days early, and utilized the free/reduced airfare offered by NCL paying only the $25 fee for our flights. Our flight was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cockney cruiser

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for

We chose this cruise for the itinary and free offerings. The embarkation was not very good but no fault of Norwegian, weather conditions delayed entry into the Mississippi river. The actual check in process was slow ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Brprod1 avatar

Brprod1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

IF YOU ONLY READ ONE REVIEW ON NCL BREAKAWAY - READ MINE!

Just like so many of you, I came to cruise critic to read reviews before I booked my 9 Day Caribbean Cruise on NCL's Breakaway. After reading so many negative comments I still booked on NCL, because I've sailed on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lprose

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Got Away on the Getaway February 7-16 2020

We initially chose this cruise because a rum cake went terribly wrong! I made a rum cake using my husband’s prized rum from Grand Cayman. Learning that this was no ordinary rum and it was impossible to replace ...
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Sail Date February 2020


FourUpState avatar

FourUpState

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another great cruise on the Getaway

We are just back from a very nice 5 day cruise. The ship looks great, we were last on board 3 years ago for a Baltic cruise. Check in at New Orleans port was fine; we started the cruise off well with a Mojito ...
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Sail Date February 2020


myeverything4546 avatar

myeverything4546

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great first impression

My first cruise! Everything went well except for an excursion ( Isla Rotan) that was not clearly explained. I thought that snorkeling would be supervised and found out the hard way that it was not. Nor was it ...
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Sail Date February 2020


ccand7 avatar

ccand7

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Can a cruise on the Valor get better than great?

My wife and I had been on this ship in September and it was one of our best cruises. We booked a balcony cabin on deck 10. Some are concerned about the noise from the LIdo deck when you book in this location, but ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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apeemay0910

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers - and we had a blast!

This was our first time taking a cruise and we had a great time! We got a great deal that included our airfare and free dining package, drink package, internet, excursion credit and a cabin credit. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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kdmbluerzr

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect Winter Getaway!

Chose this cruise for a couple of reasons. Wanted a nice little winter getaway, western Caribbean is always good for that. Had not sailed out of New Orleans yet and wanted to do this. Had not been on the Getaway or ...
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Sail Date January 2020


misslab avatar

misslab

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Week On The Getaway - What's Up With All The Bad Reviews??

Just spent a week on the Getaway, January 26 - February 2. I see others have reviewed this cruise and wonder...were we actually on the same cruise?? We have cruised Princess, Cunard and Avalon (river) prior, first ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Neworleans12 avatar

Neworleans12

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Glory Cruise

We had a great time. I am always trying to maintain a healthy weight. The cruise ship had all the foods that I like eating. I certainly did not want to gain 10 pounds from all the delicious food that was served ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Jlw81 avatar

Jlw81

1 Review Written

Always a good time

We enjoyed this ship very much with little cons. We have sailed this one twice. The first time we went to embark it was hectic no one was directing anyone in the port of Miami the second time was great out of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


DQGal avatar

DQGal

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Had a great time!

This was a cruise offered to us after a convention in New Orleans. The ship is a great size, needs some TLC but nothing that will interfere with your fun times. Our 1st stop was Mahogany Bay, it rained the 1st ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Builtwells avatar

Builtwells

12 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience!

I chose this particular cruise because of the convenience and familiarity of the Port of New Orleans. It was a round trip beginning and ending in New Orleans. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Adrian10529 avatar

Adrian10529

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

3rd cruise with NCL. They never disappoint!

Me and my girlfriend sailed on the Getaway Jan 12-17 and had an amazing time. This is our third cruise with NCL and we will definitely continue sailing with them. I’m 33, my girlfriend is 23 and we also sailed ...
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Sail Date January 2020


PlainRay avatar

PlainRay

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise! Good decision!

We chose this cruise as it fit our time line, and it with NCL; a cruise line we sailed with some time ago (and a few others with other lines in between), and had an equally good time. On a side note, had we based ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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