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Oceania Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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


"CRUISE TO NOWHERE!"

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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.

Review for Insignia to Panama Canal & Central America

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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


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


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 & 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


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


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