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Panama Canal & Central America Insignia Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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"CRUISE TO NOWHERE!"

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KarenLAdler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

REVIEW OF "GATEWAY TO SUNSHINE” CRUISE" We just returned from the Oceania “Gateway to Sunshine” sixteen-day cruise that started in Miami on December 21st, 2021. It would be a vast understatement to say our experience with this cruise was disappointing. We booked this cruise in late August primarily because of the impressive number of destinations it offered: Miami; Georgetown, Grand ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Fell far short of their reputation and our past experience.

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po14463
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was the maiden voyage for this crew following the long Covid-induced hiatus and it was clear to us that this ship and crew was not ready. BIg things and small were problematic. We can start with our return flights which were changed without consultation or notification. I discovered the change when I reviewed the embarkation package. Then Oceania insisted that it was a schedule change ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Cruising with Covid the good, the bad and the ugly.

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cruiser 009
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having not cruised for almost 2 years we decided to book 2 cruises for the last part of 2021. The first cruise on the celebrity Apex from Athens to Miami went well. We had to wear masks most of the time and tours were mostly on Celebrity controlled tours. All passengers and crew were vaccinated, and they tested us several times during the cruise. The ship made all the schedule ports, and the ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Worst Cruise We Have Ever Experienced

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Adventurer1515
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Normally, we have had no issues or problems with Oceania, but this cruise was different. First, the cruise itinerary was changed three days before we travelled canceling a place we wanted to go. Then four days into the cruise, the itinerary was change again dropping two countries and three ports from the cruise entirely. There was no compensation offered and we had 8 days at sea on a 16 day ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


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

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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


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

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Ship is not for us

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


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

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


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

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


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


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