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Oceania Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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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


FABULOUS Winter Cruise - some more attention to detail would be great!

Review for Sirena to Panama Canal & Central America

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ksolliday
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise as the dates coincided with my Winter break from school (I am a teacher). I live in the Midwest, so the warm weather itinerary was appealing, and the Panama Canal was on my bucket list. I was cruising Solo, (my boys spent the time with their respective in-laws), and I was more than a bit nervous. Embarkation was quick and easy, with lots of helpful, smiling Oceania ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Under construction the whole cruise..pounding, paint and varnish smells

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Marine75
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for ports, suppose to be beautiful coming out of dry dock,service and dining great but not a five star cruise as usual..many problems, constantly construction..pounding, drilling closure of the decks, pool and balconies ,paint and varnish smell everywhere-on Regatta, room seventh floor..you pay for five star and get a 2-3 star, not fair and so far they just say ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Cancelled Ports=Disappointing Cruise

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Katie VM
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

After much research, we chose this sailing because of the nine ports of call included in the itinerary, which means fewer days at sea of course. We boarded the ship in San Francisco on Mon. Oct 8 with a 6 pm sailing scheduled. Emergency evacuation drill was in the hour prior to sailing. After getting us all assembled on the deck, the captain came over the PA system telling us that due to a ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Lame Excuse for Ditching Ports of Call

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Nancyfongtan
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We had a great experience on an Atlantic crossing on the Riviera a few years ago so when we found a Panama Canal cruise with oceana with el Salvador, Nicaragua and Cuba on the itinerary, we signed up. During our safety drill, before even leaving port in San Francisco, we were told that because of hurricane, we will be skipping Cabo’s, El Salvador and Nicaragua, substituting instead San Diego, all ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Oceania & Regatta Delivered Poor Product

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Doubt It
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

There are many reviews of this poor cruise already posted. I support the information and analysis and conclusions reached by the reviewers as well as information and analysis in the current thread on the current Oceania board. While new to CC (thanks to my TA), I am not new to cruising across many brands. This was my 3rd and last Oceania cruise. My concerns are: 1) Oceania ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Horrible voyage aboard the Regatta

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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carlv
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Primary reason for choosing this cruise was the ports of call. Unfortunately three of our ports of call were bypassed by Oceania; Carbo San Lucas Mexico, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Instead we spent 2 1/2-additional days at sea. It is like a cruise to no where. We have no idea why the ship was unable to arrive at Costa Rica on time. We arrived five hours late causing us to miss the eco excursion, ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


Oceania Failed To Deliver

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Cruising TBD
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first, and last, Oceania cruise. As other reviews on this voyage have noted, Oceania failed to deliver a premium cruise and their arrogance towards the guests was visible and disgusting. The one bright spot was the hardworking crew - the best service we have received on a cruise. * The ship itself is small and not stable even in low wave height * The food in the Terrace ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


Another long expensive boat ride

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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Quamma
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the great intinerary, half of which we never got to see. Before we even left San Francisco it was announced that we would be skipping three of the ports and we got to Costa Rica too late to do anything, basically missing four ports. There was no credible explanation given. Never an apology or offer off compensation. To top it off we had a horrific experience on ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Oceania Fail on Product, Sailing and Treatment of Guests

Review for Regatta to Panama Canal & Central America

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ABoatNerd
10+ Cruises

Oceania Regatta – Panama Canal – From San Francisco to Miami – 18 Days – October 8 to 26, 2018 This voyage was a significant disappointment to me, my spouse and members of our group. It is doubtful if we and our group will patronize Oceania again because we did not receive a premium cruise line ship nor product and the negative specifics of this cruise as noted below sealed our ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom


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