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New Orleans to the Caribbean Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Caribbean
New Orleans

Traveler rating

Excellent

65

Very Good

75

Average

53

Poor

27

Terrible

8

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,396

Romantic Cruises

421

Entertainment Cruises

234

Senior Cruises

230

First-Time Cruisers

215

230 New Orleans to the Caribbean Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Cruising Oma53 avatar

Cruising Oma53

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not as good as I remember

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Embarkation in NOLA was fast. I estimate that we were onboard within 15 minutes from the time we got in line. They said our room would be ready around 1:30 pm and it was. The Free Dining rooms food was not as ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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cessna98f

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less Than Average Trying to Outdo the Worst?

First the ship,is typical of trying to add more decks and rooms without any more elevators, dining or show room.With 4000 people it could be elbow-to-elbow. Folks were not rude, just TOO MANY! Ship was too long. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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GrandmaRolls

6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Big Ship, Still Not Sure

We spent several days in New Orleans before the cruise because...well...it’s N’awlins! We stayed close enough to the port so walking there was easy. Embarkation was fairly easy; we boarded with our two carry ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Antioch116 avatar

Antioch116

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Good Value

I choose this cruise for a mommy and daughter's birthday present. Embarkation was a BREEZE!! Once aboard, we immediately grabbed something to eat from Guy's burgers. Yes, it is soo good. As we walked around the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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The Cruise Curmudgeon

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

The Cruise Curmudgeon's Guide to the Norwegian Getaway

The reasons people choose for cruising are many and varied. What one expects of a cruise depends a great deal on those reasons for undertaking the voyage. So keep that in mind as I reflect on my recent 9-day ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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sentrydriver

10 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise on Norwegian Getaway

We are a retired couple in our late fifties with more than a dozen cruises on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Princess and Holland America. This was our second NCL cruise, our other one being a Transatlantic on the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jvbcruises

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Memorable, fun, great entertainment.

We live in New Orleans- so it was a perfect opportunity to go on a cheap cruise sailing out of our native port. Our group includes one young adult and two seniors. Embarking had a few hiccups for my family- we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ledges1

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fall Trip

The cruise began by parking at Fulton Place in New Orleans. The shuttle service was very easy and convenient. Embarkation was quick and we passed through security without any problems. Our cabin was clean and ready ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Carolinegb avatar

Carolinegb

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great service! Beyond Necessary.

Carnival is always a winner when picking a cruise. Our steward Timur on the 8th floor middle seem to know what we needed each day and was always pleasant as was his helper Maricel. They were always smiling and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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HunterBarb

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Simple pleasures on first cruise in years!

This cruise was a whim of a moment, for myself and my friend, no kids. I had called Vacations To Go, and got a very nice price for a balcony cabin, on the 4 night cruise out of New Orleans to Cozumel and back. I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ledges1

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Key West Cruise

I have cruised with Carnival over 100 days. I live close to 2 cruise ports and take advantage of the same day drive to the port. I picked this cruise because it was 8 days and went to Key West. I had not been there ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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pcruiser44

1 Review Written

Third cruise, First on Carnival

Third cruise; first on Carnival. New Orleans, Roatan, Belize City, Cozumel. Embark/disembark very smooth and efficient. Stateroom: Balcony near aft elevators deck 7. Room pleasant, normal, functional. Had ...
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Sail Date April 2019


linbobky avatar

linbobky

1 Review Written

Becoming platium.

we needed 5 days to become platium and we saw this last minute cruise and jumped on it. 2 great friends went with us and had a great time. we booked a sail-away, witch meant no free items. the cruise was only ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Dickv avatar

Dickv

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Breakaway has it all

What an amazing ship. We went during spring break and the ship was packed, but overall the staff handled it beyond belief. Once we had all dining and show reservations made everything went like clockwork. Highly ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cindi Medlen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Girlsfriend's Cruise turned Queens reception!

Took this cruise with a group of girlfriends that have been close since High School (6 of us). We arrived in New Orleans a day and a half earlier to walk the streets so we could learn the history, view the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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smartcruiser60

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Standards slipping on every new cruise.

We chose this cruise for a new itinerary. This is not our first time on the Breakaway. Fewer waiters in bars. Less activities such as expert lectures. Less musical choice, too many DJ sessions. Shambolic ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BEACHINGBR

1 Review Written

Double number people = Lower value

We have done this cruise out of New Orleans on two other smaller NCL ships. I have done 5 other cruises over the years but all were half as many people as the 4000 Breakaway. The embarkation in New Orleans was more ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Mmoran1953

1 Review Written

Harvest Caye disappointment

We were in cabin 9920 which was great, our cabin steward was the most attentive and meticulous we have had in 24 cruises. But the whole experience lacked class, when the beverage package did not even include water. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Dana6Kids

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Large Ship

I went with a 50+ singles travel group for safety in numbers. Ana was my cabin steward, and she was wonderful. The studio cabin was clean, the bed was comfortable and good for my back, and I loved the towel ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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shizoik

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

We Would Sail The Breakaway Again

Pretty good cruise. Considering that my wife and I have cruised 7 times in the past 10 years and this is our 5th with NCL, (just Gold Latitude members) this review, like many other folks will be slightly subjective. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


MorrisKe avatar

MorrisKe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise...not great

We had friends from Wales tell us about this cruise with great perks. Since all of us have cruised at least 15 and none of them on Norwegian we were looking forward to a new experience. The reasons I give The ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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babbsjaws

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not a fan of free dining

Chose for price and ports. Had never cruised NCL was unsure of free dinning. We had good food and service, but missed the individual every night special care. The one problem was smell of smoke through decks 6,7&8. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Boudin40

1 Review Written

Great overall vacation package

Wanted New Orleans cruise . Wanted to try Norwegian and try a larger ship. We were very happy with all of the above. Larger ship delivered great entertainment as well as diversity of entertainment. We really ...
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Sail Date January 2019


randyman49 avatar

randyman49

1 Review Written

Smoke, crowds and LOUD

NCL is our cruise line of choice and we love the latitudes program. All of our NCL cruises to date have been great until this one. The entertainment was for the most part poor and gross at times. The extra charges ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Chop100Carr

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Perfect Retirement Group Cruise

We went on this cruise with a group 10 (9 of us are retired) including 4 brand new retirees. Since we are a group ranging in age from 55 to 80 (most in the 55-65 range) we were looking for an active cruise agenda ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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