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510 Norwegian Transatlantic Cruise Reviews
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Sammy63
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
We wanted to go to Europe and this cruise offered several destinations that we had not visited previously. The most desirable destination was Bruges, Belgium. Unfortunately, the ship bypassed that port because time did not permit after ... Read more
kimlou2222
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
Cruise started in Tampa and stopped in Key West, Miami, Ponta Delgada Portugal, Cork Ireland, Falmouth GB and arrived in Southampton England We live in the Tampa area so we did not explore the city before leaving. Embarkation went very ... Read more
stevedyer2012
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
11 helpful votes
The cruise was going okay until we attempted to get into the Azores where we didn't dock because we were told the ship couldn't get in because of weather. It was more than likely an electrical issue with the azipods that we found out the ... Read more
DisappointedinNCL
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
My sisters and I along with our husbands planned this cruise for a year. It would be the first time my sisters and I vacationed together. Are respected ages are 75, 74, and 64. We were very disappointed in the cruise! We choose this cruise ... Read more
bjay1111
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the price, destinations, length, and perks. Traveling from Miami to Denmark, with all you can drink and 4 specialty restaurants, for $93 per person per night is incredible! We did miss a port due to ... Read more
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Conh
Member Since 2011
1 review
19 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because my husband and I had a lovely experience with a Transatlantic crossing on the NCL Star in 2013. Bad choice! The ship's decor is lovely, not garish and over the top like some cruise lines. The downside is ... Read more
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Marga18
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
177 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
We spent 4 weeks in the USA and choose the relaxing way to get back home. Upon arrival in Europe, we have done away with the time difference and are ready for the everyday life. This was already the 6th time we came home by cruise after ... Read more
Sunnnie1
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our 18th cruise, but the first on NCL. The Getaway is a newer beautiful ship that holds 4000 passengers. We booked a mini-suite. Same as a balcony room except a couple of feet longer and had a large bathroom. Unfortunately, the ... Read more
alrezendes
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed April 2017
It has been 25 years since we cruised on Norwegian, but this was a special cruise for our 40th wedding anniversary. (We are platinum members on Carnival.) Ship was very elegant, but layout was difficult to grasp. Food was different but ... Read more
wdchenlv
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
The Good: 1. Embarkation and disembarkation were a breeze. We did not bring a lot of luggage, therefore the easy walk off was a great option. We were out on the pier in Southampton within 15 minutes of the clearance for ... Read more
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TABG
Member Since 2001
6 reviews
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our first time on a "Big ship" so we reserved at first when we were considering this cruise but we pick the location not the ship when booking. With that said we read how big ships are like small cities making it ... Read more
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sassy12
Member Since 2008
1 review
516 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Needed a way to get to Europe without flying. Was familiar with Getaway. Like the layout of the ship. Courteous staff. Spa was great. Food was pretty good. Howl at the Moon was terrific as was Million Dollar Quartet and Burn the ... Read more
hamrag
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
1,601 forum post
4 helpful votes
Firstly, we chose this cruise mainly for rest and "landed" in the UK without the dreaded jetlag! We stayed in the Westin, very close to the port pre-cruise and had a complimentary van transfer which took less than 5 minutes...$20 ... Read more
travelover7
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was one of our choices for choice of cruise to spend our honeymoon and we are very happy that we did. The ship as itself is beautiful and had just been refurbished. The staff work extremely hard to keep the whole ship extremely clean ... Read more
Caseykey
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
Average experience. Our reason for choosing was Tampa departure, drink package and gratuities included with our mini-suite selection. The martini bar was very well staffed but nothing special. Celebrity has ice bars. The cigar lounge was ... Read more
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PlymUk1964
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have cruised with a number of lines including NCL before and took this trip partly due to the good deal, (as it was a repositioning trip for the ship to travel to Europe), and partly as we quite like the transatlantic crossings with ... Read more
SotonScotty
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
It has been a long time since we did a long cruise (this one was 14 nights). Overall the cruise was good but we can see where cost cutting has changed the feel of this company's ships. We has a BD class of cabin with a balcony. The cabin ... Read more
MGCruiser
Member Since 2004
1 review
86 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2017
to celebrate 60th birthday, first transatlantic, looked forward to the many days at sea. Service was very very very slow. Room was rarely made up before 3 pm. Restaurant service- took 15 minutes just to get a cola. Always took +1 ... Read more
B717200AGENT
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
136 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I've been on several NCL cruises now as I am Platinum Plus. (You may know they just revamped their Latitudes awards program) So, obviously, I LUV NCL and it's people! This was my third crossing as well. This was a TA from Port Canaveral ... Read more
jaxbuilderbob
Member Since 2010
1 review
15 forum posts
Overall was a very pleasant Transatlantic crossing. Although there are some negatives to the Epic, the overall ship experience was positive. The weather was good during the cruise and port visits. The selection of ports was excellent. ... Read more
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fice
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
14 forum posts
Sailed April 2017
I read a lot of reviews with pros and cons about big ships, and then appeared the Harmony with a TA by Nov 2016, but when a couple of weeks later decided to take it, no insides were left, so the bottom price was about $ 2,000. Too much ... Read more
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Veteran Cruiser37
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
My wife and I are veteran cruisers. We have been cruising since 1984. We have been on many different lines and many different sizes of ships. We have been on mega ships before, such as the Dream, which has about 50% more cruisers than ... Read more
Happy1cruising
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it was repositioning across the Atlantic to Barcelona 1/4-14/4/17. When we arrived at Port Canaveral to embark it was chaotic with porters running round like headless chickens. There were badly organised queues ... Read more
Dorothy's Friend
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
740 forum posts
22 helpful votes
As a solo traveler, Atlantic crossings with NCL have always been my favourites and this crossing was no exception. NCL make it so easy for solo travelers to make new friends aboard. The Norwegian Epic is not my favourite NCL ship with its ... Read more
dd likes to cruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
497 forum posts
7 helpful votes
1st Norwegian, 1st Transatlantic! Thoroughly enjoyed this cruise. Seas were very good in my opinion, only 2 days that we could feel the ship wobbling. Even the coolest day, last day I believe, there were still sunbathers out on deck. ... Read more
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