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Panama Canal & Central America Norwegian Jade Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Was very disappointed

Review for Norwegian Jade to Panama Canal & Central America

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Sharon8450

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

First of all, the employees were awesome and the onboard entertainment was very good; otherwise, we were very disappointed. Our room was an inside room on the 10th floor. There were loud noises from the ship all night long. We never got a good nights sleep. The noises were NOT from other rooms, it was definitely from the ship. The food was also disappointing. We had 1 evening it was okay. ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Fun with friends

Review for Norwegian Jade to Panama Canal & Central America

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olliepitt

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our third trip to Panama via Norwegian. We traveled as a group of 5 couples. There was a coast guard inspection on the day of our embarkation which slowed the process down, but in general it went smoothly. We feel that the cruise director is the heart of the ship, planning events and making the ship fun and entertaining. Unfortunately, our cruise director was not that good. The cruise ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Couples Cruise of Panama Canal

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Gizmosmum

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We caught an 11am shuttle from our hotel to the port. By 12.10 we were upstairs and waiting to board. We didn’t realise when checking in we required our ESTA which was packed in our suitcase. Thankfully they let us board anyway. We were on board by 1pm. We met our cabin steward the day we embarked and we saw him at least once if not twice a day. Our cabin stewards service was great. We ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Didn’t convince me to go on more cruises

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Carlafrank

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. It was a spur of the moment decision due to the Super Bowl Ad offering all the freebies. Mistake, I usually do a ton of research, but not this time, My major take-aways: freebies aren’t worth it unless you drink a lot. Basically, the amount we paid in service charges would have paid for our drinks anyway. Free airfare meant a horrible itinerary, ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Mini-Suite with Balcony


11 days of pure bliss

Review for Norwegian Jade to Panama Canal & Central America

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jmmsea

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Our primary purpose during this cruise was to travel through the Panama Canal and celebrate my sister and brother-in-law's 40th wedding anniversary.The food was outstanding with beautiful presentation and staff that were have to supply our every need. The Jade only carries about 2500 passengers so there were no long lines for meals, shows, etc. With a longer cruise an added bonus is an older crowd ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Panama Canal in 12 days

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Jowenm

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Choose thus iteniary to do Panama Canal in less than 2 weeks. Got off at every port, some were amazing, Panama canal is an engineering marvel, but took all day, be prepared. Costa Rica, amazing jungles, only issue on ship was planning of activities, they had painting events (that you paid for) in same lounge as balloon folding, painting had no microphones, but balloon instructor did. Dis ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Maybe Too Critical?

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Bluegirl0

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

After working on the Celebrity Zenith 2004-2005, possibly I'm being too critical? This was my first cruise as a passenger and 2005 was a long time ago, but I wouldn't think that service would be so bad on this cruise. It seemed like many of the crew were crabby all the time if not downright rude. I prepaid my gratuity and the only person who deserved it was my room steward plus, we gave him an ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panama Canal

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Jmortin

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

The comedian was funny as was the ventriloquist, the singers and dancers were good, the singer from Vegas (Alyssa Harris) was great, the acrobat duo were fantastic. We thought the shows were the best that we have seen and we have been on 7 cruises across 4 lines. Main dining room food was the least appealing of all of our cruises. Crepe and omelette stations in buffet were nice. They know how to ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


A good time with a few speed bumps

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gracey49

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I was leader of a group of twenty friends age 60-70. And we chose this cruise for the Panama Canal itinerary. We ate in 4 special dining rooms and the Alizar and Grand Pacific for dinner with reservations made before we left home. My group generally agreed the food and service was very good. Embarkation procedure was good although the terminal was hot and didn’t have enough seating. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Good experience

Review for Norwegian Jade to Panama Canal & Central America

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Ganders53

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to go thru the Panama Canal again. We did it a couple of years ago and it was not a very enjoyable experience. This time was much better. Our cabin was ok, however I really did need a handicapped cabin, which the ship could not accommodate me with. Most of the food was ok, however having a dietary issue, at times the dining staff could not find a ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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