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Transatlantic Norwegian Breakaway Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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Great cruise itinerary, just bad weather

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Bulgey
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was the second part of our back to back cruise holiday, after doing a nine day Baltic cruise, unfortunately the bad weather continued. Tropical storm Leslie hung around the North Atlantic for over a month, with 40 knot winds and 3 to 5 metre swells making life on board uncomfortable on most days. We did make all of our ports on this cruise and we enjoyed good weather while in each of the ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony Stateroom


Excellent ports of call

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rcafguy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The restaurants were very good especially the speciality group. Service at all venues and bars was friendly, prompt and well done. For port excursions, we were pleased with them all on this cruise and the ports we visited were ones we had not experienced before so that added to our enjoyment. The entertainment was quite good even though one show was not our cup of tea, but for other passengers it ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Not impressed with Norwegian

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ypgal
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

When Norwegian changed the first port of call from Amsterdam to Gothenburg, Sweden I knew it was an omen. Embarkation was rainy with no cover for the very long walk to the ship. The ship's crew were not friendly and service was terrible. Food was mediocre at best. The Manhattan dining room served up food that was slightly warm and tasteless. The specialty dining rooms scored better but only on ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Breakaway Transatlantic

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kuldell
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Small embarkation area in Copenhagen, but things moved smoothly. Loved our large balcony when we could, but transatlantic sailings have a long way to go, so we were going fast. Lots of wind closed decks a lot, plus traveling between two hurricanes. Closing decks meant more time in our cabin, which was hard on our steward since he needed to straighten up! But Lawrence did a great job and let us ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Large Balcony


Over Cautious Captain

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hollyduke
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

NCL Breakaway is a wonderful ship with a captain who is way to eager to close off access to outer decks. He closed the lower deck often with sunny skies and 15 mph wind. Our transatlantic cruise consisted of 8 sea days and only 2 days warranted closed decks. This may have been due to reduced staff who could not manage the chairs and cleaning duties. The food was very good and our wait staff ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Crew was great; ship has challenges

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topcat11
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

While it is churlish to be too critical when we are privileged enough to be able to afford a trans-Atlantic cruise, this ship has some issues that will keep us from booking with NCL again. I also recognize that the ship is not designed for cruising in colder weather when, for the most part, the outside decks are closed. That meant that most of the time, the 3,700+ passengers were sausaged into the ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Repositioning Copenhagen to NYC So So Experience

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kasepRR
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Actually it was a YMT offer which they selected NCL not us. However, we chose it for combination of reasons: time of year, price, a cruise with bus trip in U.S. and ports of call were of interest. We were a little disappointed port changed from Amsterdam to Gothenburg but it was a lovely city and we enjoyed ourselves. Let me start with we have cruised 3x before so have a comparison, first time ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom


Energizing and relaxing!!

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Gristank
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was the cruise for us!! Four stops in a transatlantic package!! Ideal! It was our first experience on a larger ship and it was a worthwhile experience. The facilities were luxurious and the ropes course was sprine tingling! Our cabin was perfect for us, not fancy but it had everything we needed including a surprising amount of storage space and the entertainment was outstanding! Totally ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside Stateroom


I Didn't Know Cows Were Vegetables

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jesserz
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My husband and I weren't taking this trans-Atlantic cruise as a saved-up-for dream vacation or an anniversary trip or something. Not even as a bucket list trip, we were doing this because my husband was immigrating to the USA and we wanted to do it the "old fashioned" way. So, really, we were looking to spend the least amount of money possible and our expectations for the 2-week journey were ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Wonderful places, beautiful weather

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Carol Schoewe
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Overall, the trip was fine, but I truly object to the mandatory daily "service charge" that supposedly pays gratuities to the people behind the scenes. I did some investigating and found out that the benefit they derive from that is PATHETIC and not nearly enough to tip and compensate the people that we interacted with on a daily basis. Furthermore, I have never been on a ship that had so many ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


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