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Oceania Insignia Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America
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This was a cruise we will never forget. that is for sure.
"My Husband and I learned about Oceania Cruise Line last year while taken a tour of this Ship, we fell in love with it right a way. The entire ship is decorated in the old World décor, no glitter or anything..."Read More
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willmah

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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Outstanding food and service; small cabins

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Off Shore

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our fourth cruise on Oceania, and second on the Insignia. Check-in in Los Angeles was a breeze, and I had no trouble bringing on board 6 bottles of good quality wine, for which I payed the high corkage fee of $25 per bottle; yet I would do this again considering the very high prices they charge for wine. Food in all the restaurants and buffet was outstanding, and service was excellent, ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

52 Helpful Votes


Ship is not for us

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Vangie6

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Panama Canal). We’ve heard great things about the R ships because of the size and we thought we’d do a comparison with the O ships as we have sailed with the Riviera last year. Insignia is too tired and could use a lot of makeover. Paint peeling, rusting, carpets buckling, smelly, you get the picture... We chose a penthouse suite because we ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

2 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

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elmster

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 23rd cruise and we wanted to try a higher end cruise line. Our agent talked us into this cruise on the Insignia in a penthouse suite. We would never cruise on this ship again. Would only go on this cruise line if travel agent found the deal of a lifetime. Had lobster dinner in Toscana and it was bad; got sick. Chef's attitude was poor. They sent us a platter of chocolate covered ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

17 Helpful Votes


Panama Canal cruise

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thomashebermehl

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I wanted to cruise through the Panama Canal so we booked the Insignia. It is an older ship but is well accommodated and refurbished recently. We enjoyed the cruise. The only negative was the internet. It was supposed to be free for the concierge level but was only 500 min. and when you use it it doesn't work at all well. It takes forever to get on and then you have trouble signing off . This ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Departure Port: Hong Kong

1 Helpful Vote


This was a cruise we will never forget. that is for sure.

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willmah

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My Husband and I learned about Oceania Cruise Line last year while taken a tour of this Ship, we fell in love with it right a way. The entire ship is decorated in the old World décor, no glitter or anything supper modern. It really looks like a ship from the old days, wood paneling, even a couple of fire places(elect). This cruise was a 180 days around the World cruise, we took the last part ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

20 Helpful Votes


LOVELY PLACES TO VISIT

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JAMOZ

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

OCEANA MAYAN MYSTIQUE CRUISE My husband and I did this cruise as part of a larger holiday. We stayed in Orlando the previous 4 nights doing all the touristy things and flew into Miami from there on the morning of the cruise. We took a taxi direct from airport to ship and after disembarkation a taxi back to the airport as we flew out that afternoon. Embarkation and disembarkation was fine, no ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Departure Port: Wellington

9 Helpful Votes


Luxury Price, Excellent Food, but Disappointing Overall

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jaguarprincess

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Panama Canal Passage, June 22-July 8, 2015 Insignia We were two couples (early 70’s), celebrating an anniversary. We loved the size of the ship, but agreed that too many people had been crammed on board on this final leg of a round-the-world cruise. We heard various statistics, but it appeared that there were 40-100 more people on board than the ship was equipped to handle. One ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

9 Helpful Votes


If everything was as great as the food and staff this ship would be awesome!

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aircraftti

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I would not recommend cruising on this ship, the staff and personnel were great, the food was awesome. Its the small staterooms, the unreliable airconditioning,the electric surges and the electricity that made the ship come to a complete stop three different times and the crazy Captain that would sail through horrible storms. For 3.5 days we had 10-12 ft. seas, all people sick and one woman fell ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Departure Port: Hong Kong

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View

2 Helpful Votes


The crew was great, but the food not so good!

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OldBob22

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I am a veteran of cruising, and have been on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Viking and Carnival numerous times. For the extra money paid for an Oceania cruise, I really expected more. I wanted the Panama Canal, full transit itinerary, and when we booked, Oceania was the only one going all the way through. I must say, the crew and service was fantastic. Because the gratuity was included, I did ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

2 Helpful Votes


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