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Oceania Insignia Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Oceania
Insignia
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Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

17

Very Good

10

Average

4

Poor

2

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

86

Senior Cruises

35

Romantic Cruises

14

Repositioning Cruises

8

Family Cruises

6

35 Oceania Insignia Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


Overthewaves avatar

Overthewaves

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasant escape from Winter, along Pacific coast of Central & South America

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Oceania cruises are great for couples (nothing interesting for children or singles) This cruise was from San Franciso to Santiago Chile, i.e. a 22-day section of a world cruise. In addition to embarkation and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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qltr626

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Pampered Like Royalty

This was our first cruise with Oceania. We knew it was going to be an exceptional cruise when we breezed through check in. There were no lines at the terminal. Our room was ready as soon as we stepped on board ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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shrumster

19 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

The Perfect Ocean Sailing Vessel

We have cruise many times with Oceania and have never been disappointed. In fact, whenever we cruise with another line, we can't wait to get back to Oceania. The crew and staff on the Insignia make the trip a most ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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N H C

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Won’t be cruising with Oceania again anytime soon

I chose this cruise because of the ports it included specifically Quebec City, Charlottetown, New York, and Bermuda. The rest I didn’t really care one way or another. Both Charlottetown and Bermuda were cancelled ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Dr65

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful updated Insignia

First off, I want to congratulate Oceania on the updated interior of the Insignia, The interior decorators did a fabulous job making the ship brighter and warmer. We had a Concierge verandah and the cabin, though on ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JDHyman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Eastern seaboard of America

Loved the ports of call. Love the size of the ship. We wanted to sail up the eastern seaboard. You feel like you belong to a family when coming on board an Oceania cruise ship. The crew are very helpful ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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DCochran

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Bermuda Cruise

This was the smallest ship we have ever cruised on. There was no problem doing anything on board that we wanted to do. Even with only four small elevators (sign said max capacity of 10...realistically more like ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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LB_NJ

4 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Better than Princess and Royal Caribbean, almost as good as QM2

Between me and my wife we have been on 5 ships: this cruise (the Insignia), Anthem of the Seas, Empress of the Seas, QM2 (Britannia Class), and Crown Princess. We have been in inside rooms through verandas. This ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mrsmariahopkins

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Atlantic Coastal Coves and Cottages aboard SS Insignia Summer 2018

Since you asked... We chose this cruise because of a 30 day price reduction. Empty nest therapy sessions and convalescence from an injury at our stage in life was much desired and needed respite. Oceania was ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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sburleson

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Christmas - "Festive Caribbean"

We were pleasantly surprised by the outstanding cabin! Renovations are outstanding! Service and food the entire cruise was excellent --- no matter where we ate. The eggs benedict was outstanding at the Terrace Cafe! ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Rob Fisher

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fall Fools

My wife and I and two couples sailed on Insignia late October/November from New York to Montreal. A misnamed "Fall " cruise. Having arranged the cruise I boarded with some trepidation because of the imminent ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Kathie859

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous staff

We were a little nervous booking this particular cruise due to the ship going into dry dock immediately after. We figured the weather would be iffy due to the time of year (11/2-11/18) and did have a few chilly, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Stansbop

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

No Fall Wonder. Fall Danger Instead.

We chose this NEWEngland/Canada cruise because of the Oceania reputation and the quieter atmosphere of a smaller ship. Oceanis surely scored very high in terms of their wonderful staff, excellent dining room, and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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john morgan 50

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

An expensive mistake.

Advertised as Fall Splendour with varied itinerary along the St Lawrence and Eastern seaboard of the USA from Montreal to New York. Embarkation and disembarkation process efficient except that the taxi pick up ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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queuetip

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great people, old ship

We like smaller ships and we like the elements of luxury that Oceania provides. However, and it's a big however, we will not sail on Oceania's (or Princess's) small "R" ships again. They are simply too old. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Stevelex56 avatar

Stevelex56

6 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

Perfect Domestic style itinerary. New York to Nova Scotia to Bermuda. The Insignia is one of the smaller Oceania ships but was just as pleasant as the larger Marina and Riviera class ships. 684 passengers and 400 ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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michael preece

1 Review Written

First Oceania cruise

we wanted to try a different cruise line not happy in being herded on the big ships . found insignia small but loading was super fast unloading was fast the only problem was every one was on the upper deck the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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monsieur

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worth Every Penney!

Getting aboard was painless. Oceanview cabin was small clean and quiet! The food was incredible, the servers were ALL polite and efficient. Could get a reservation at the specialty restaurants anytime. The food ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kapalua Traveler

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Can't Get Much Better

For years we have wanted to experience the "Turning of the Leaves" in a Recreational Vehicle. After our Panama Canal trip on Insignia we saw she was cruising the Northeast in October, so we signed on. unfortunately ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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joelda

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Pleasant change from the super-size ships

We were looking for a different itinerary and sailing to Canada and Bermuda were appealing. We had not been on Oceania before and heard many good things about the line; and we were not disappointed. The outstanding ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Normlin

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Met expectations, exceeded some

SUMMARY:First Oceania cruise. Highly rec' by travel agent. Chosen because of itinerary ((NY, Boston,R.I, Maine,Halifax and Bermuda) and size (640 passengers). Smaller ratio of crew to passengers compared to other ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Meldrum

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Excellent... if you are 75+

This was our fifth cruise with Oceania, second on Insignia. We knew what to expect: good food and excellent service from friendly, enthusiastic and happy crew. We were again not impressed with the entertainment, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Deck Cargo

16 Reviews Written

107 Helpful Votes

Buoys and Baysides, Montreal to Miami

Embarkation We got a taxi to the cruise dock, unfortunately the address given in our final Oceania cruise documents was wrong, the ship was actually docked in a completely different area 5 or 6 miles away, not a ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Celry

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful small ship with best food at sea

This is my 3rd cruise with Oceania. Two small ships, Insignia and Regatta and the beautiful bigger ship the Marina. We were not disappointed with the Insignia. Oceania has a certain standard and they didn't fail ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Owlphile

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Relaxing, with excellent food

My wife & I were looking for a time to relax in comfort. We chose to cruise over the holidays because our children were not going to be with us. In general the Insignia cruise of the eastern Caribbean met our ...
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Sail Date December 2016


Insignia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.8
Dining5.04.2
Entertainment4.03.1
Public Rooms5.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.7
Family2.5N/A
Enrichment3.53.4
Service5.04.3
Value For Money4.03.3
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