I really wanted to be able to give this cruise a great review. After a disastrous cruise on Carnival (due to kids running around like unsupervised crack addicted idiots), but unfortunately I am unable to. Let me start by saying the ... Read More
We picked this cruise because of the port of embarkation and ports and the fact that it was taking place over Christmas.
We traveled with our entire family of children and grandchildren, 14 of us in total.
Overall the NCL Pearl was a ... Read More
We chose this cruise mostly because of the date (Saturday - Saturday over Christmas), and the starting location of New Orleans was easy for our whole family to get to. We were traveling with a group of 8, some first-time cruisers, and some ... Read More
We chose a Christmas cruise with our adult children as a 'splendid experience' before the next generation comes along. Norwegian Pearl delivered. We had a great time! I don't know what Pearl was like before refurbishment, but the updates ... Read More
We chose this cruise because we wanted to scuba dive, and we didn't want to have to fly somewhere. It was simple to drive to New Orleans, get on a ship, unpack once, and enjoy being together with our family. The diving in Cozumel and ... Read More
Day 1 there were hints this was going to be bad. Dropping the bags less than three feet from the baggage cart and the guy moving them to the cart wanted a tip for doing it?
They told me I would have no hold put on my credit card (I ... Read More
the cabin is too small.how anyone could fit in the bathroom is a joke.The whole ship was about profit not about the customer.I got sick from the black mold growing in my shower,so I went to the ships doctor.They told me it would be $149 to ... Read More
After an excellent experience on the NCL Pride of America a year ago, we had high expectations for this trip on the Pearl. Alas, a general lack of organization and customer service left us re-thinking plans to sail on NCL again.
Let's ... Read More
We sailed from New Orleans. Spent a few days in the french quarter prior to boarding the ship.
From the beginning, the trip wasn't enjoyable. My wife chose early check in, 10am, which I suppose we misunderstood as early boarding. ... Read More
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