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Norwegian Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Al Carr

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took a great trip on the Joy for 16 days from Miami to Los Angeles. Through the Panama Canal. We had a great time. plenty of things to do on the ship and plenty of excursions were offered as well. The embarkation in Miami was the worst of our 10 cruise vacations. First they sent us to the wrong area to check in ,so we went to the right section and there was a loud alarm going off for ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Most recent cruise to Panama Canal, Miami to Los Angeles

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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2pedersens

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I chose Norwegian because we cruised Mexico last year and just returned from a Panama Canal cruise. Both cruises have been enjoyable, but recent news, if true will make me think twice about cruising with them again. News is today that they are encouraging their sales force to tell people how safe it is on their ships and not to worry about Corona virus. To me, that is just plain stupid with the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great trip

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Dholm

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Overall a wonderful trip. The ship is magnificent. Boarded in Miami and was so glad to have just moved up to platinum as my line to get on was 10 minutes long, the others were in the hundreds and took 3 hours to get on. There must be a better process not a good way to start. The ship is beautiful, the staff is excellent and the food is best I’ve had on a cruise except the buffet. It was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Back home with a tan and big grins

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Youkaygreen

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Chose because we wanted to navigate the canal early in the year when the weather is perfect..Could have been any cruise line! Negative points are embarking and disembarking both very long lines and close to 2 hours. New NCL terminal though looks nearly ready in Miami though. Had a mini suite because not much more expensive than standard balcony. First experience when we walked into our room and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Who designed these ships

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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SS17

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Whoever designed these ships most have been on some drugs. When you hold all your games and talks in the Atrium, which has future cruises, guest services and and tours, you are asking for trouble. You have to yell at the person you are talking to. For a show in the Atrium, they put out folding chairs, pay all that money to sit in a folding chair. They have a very nice theater which is ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Halfway through Panama and back...

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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ofbp Walt

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We selected a 12 night cruise to see the Panama Canal. We got to visit some cool places in addition, and have lunches in local bistros. We're not into sailing or snorkeling, but would rather walk/tour around to get the individual flavor of each place. We kind of enjoyed the relaxation of two sea days both starting and ending the cruise. There were the ABC's-Aruba, Bonair & Curacao. We chose the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Mixed Feelings

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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Notgonnalie

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise experience was truly a mix of positive and negative impressions. Our biggest frustration was that the Joy changed our itinerary without explanation less than a week before taking off. They eliminated a stop in Santa Marta, where we had planned to meet family members. We don't think it is fair to offer no explanation for changes of this magnitude. This is a newer ship that is spotlessly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Family Inside


Great Panama Canal trip

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Pamie61

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Panama Canal on our bucket list, awarded thru Casino for interior room so good opportunity to do this with small discount. I was hesitant going with another NCL bigger ship since our Thanksgiving Cruise on the get a way wasn’t that good. This ship however was a pleasant experience; the staff across the entire ship were welcoming, always greeting guests. I enjoyed the layout on this ship so much ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony - Connecting Stateroom


Great way to see the Panama Canal and a bit of South and Central America.

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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dbebushesldifnhs

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 9th cruise on Norwegian and our 17th cruise overall. This was our first time on the Norwegian Joy. Due to the size of this very large ship, embarkation was a bit frustrating with very long lines, but once we were on the ship, that was almost forgotten. The Norwegian is only a few years old and is beautiful and clean. The ship has a lot of activities including a race car track and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mid-ship Balcony Stateroom


Great nightly entertainment, great staff, limited hot food selections in buffet

Review for Norwegian Joy to Panama Canal & Central America

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angelfish888

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

For our 17th cruise, we wanted to experience the Panama Canal. We had taken NCL in Sept. to New England and in October around the Western Mediterranean. This 3rd Norwegian cruise was a charm. We are a couple in our 60's recently retired and it's time to travel while we're still able to do so. While working and limited to 7 days off, we did the East, West, and South Caribbean total 10 times over 17 ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


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