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Panama Canal & Central America Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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39 Panama Canal & Central America Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


PilarB avatar

PilarB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

New Year's Cruise

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For those of you who want me to get down to brass tacks immediately, I will say this was overall a wonderful cruise. The ship was in beautiful shape, very classy and clean. This was my third Princess cruise and my ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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bjtomko

2 Reviews Written

Awesome Partial Transit Experience

11/26/2013 through 12/07/2013 Background The views and opinions expressed in this review are mine and may conflict with others thoughts. That is what makes everyone unique. I have found these boards so very ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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ercbman

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess Panama Canal Cruise was a delight

Took my bride of 30 years on this New Year's Eve cruise on the Island Princess to celebrate her "special" landmark birthday on New Year's Eve. Considered other choices for a trip but this cruise offered everything ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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califgary

5 Reviews Written

The Beautiful and Elegant Statendam 2012 Holiday Cruise

Embarkation: Arrived at the San Diego Pier at around 11AM - the Statendam had arrived that morning from a 28 day South Pacific itinerary so we didnt know if it would take any longer than usual to get the ship off ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Bob808

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Experience - 12/15/12 Sailing - 14 days

A really good 14 day experience. My Stateroom number was C309, one of the staterooms with the small curved balcony. STATEROOM: The room was typical in size and in great condition. The balcony was small but was just ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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ANCdude

4 Reviews Written

First Celebrity cruise

We flew directly from Anchorage on Thanksgiving Day, arriving San Diego shortly after 10AM. Celebrity staff at the airport were awesome and we were on our way to the boarding terminal around 11, after the last bus ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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mad101

1 Review Written

Fantastic Panama Canal Cruise 2011/2012

This is just going to be a short tale, but we travelled with our teen age daughter on the Christmas cruise and we all had such a fantastic incredible relaxing time. The only bad thing was the end of the cruise we ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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califgary

5 Reviews Written

The Beautiful and Elegant Statendam

Statendam Review: Christmas and New Years Holiday Sailing San Diego to Ft Lauderdale via Panama 14 days Embarkation went exceptionally well - we stayed the night before at the Holdiay Inn By the Bay which is ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Jeal

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Zuiderdam New Year's

We arrived at the port around 1:00 and waited only a couple of minutes to board. Our room was ready so we went directly to it to put some things in the safe. We had a huge inside cabin on Main deck. We rarely cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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felloship

1 Review Written

Wonderful, Relaxing Holiday Cruise Through the Panama Canal

I am a veteran cruiser, and as a family, my parents and I have spent the past few holidays on various cruises. They are 3 star Mariners with Holland America and just shy of four star status. This was my third - ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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HobsonDD464

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Partial Panama Canal Transit XMas 2011

My wife, son (age 16) and I decided to take this cruise over the holidays, as none of us had ever seen the Panama Canal. Despite having been on 5 previous cruises as a family, this was the first time we'd cruised ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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FlaParrotHead

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

14 Days of Paradise

I can honestly say that this was one of, if not THE, best cruise that we have taken in about 20 years of cruising. For us, this cruise brought us many firsts, including our first out of LA/Long Beach, our first ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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lental

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Way to spend Thanksgiving

This was our second cruise on the Island Princess. We first sailed on her on a cruise/tour to Alaska in 2009. That trip was spectacular and will probably remain as our #1 of eight cruises. But this moved to #2 over ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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louden

11 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Panama Experience

This cruise was selected in order to witness the construction being undertaken for the new canal locks and channels. We booked the cruise in two segments, a two day cruise from Vancouver to San Fransisco in an ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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Roly22

3 Reviews Written

Christmas without the kids

Another great Celebrity cruise with specialty restaurant providing the wow factor..........The veranda cabin was 2 feet shallower than the concierge cabins. The only downside was the smaller vanity and as such it ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Cameraman

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

WHAT A WAY TO BRING IN THE NEW YEAR

About the Coral: I won't tell you what I have read in all the other reviews. I will only give new information I have about the Coral. 1. The staterooms are magnetic. By bringing strong kitchen magnets I could ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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johnnyswitzerland

1 Review Written

In a Word: Spectacular

The December 27 sailing of Celebrity Equinox was our sixth cruise overall and second New Year's cruise. We're an energetic gay couple in our early thirties who tend to be relaxation-oriented while cruising. That is ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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settle2000

9 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Holiday Sailing 2010

Our sailing aboard the Azamara Journey was one of the best we have ever taken out of our 72 cruises. We sailed as dance instructors on this trip - our category is that of guest enrichment. As such we enjoy full ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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MACPC

1 Review Written

Zuiderdam pulls out all the stops for Holidays!

We sailed on the Zuiderdam Dec 23-Jan 2 - our second cruise on the Zuiderdam and our first Holiday cruise. In the world of CCCruisers - we're newbies, with three previous cruises - • Sept 2004, Maasdam Boston ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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pgaddict

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Christmas+NewYears on Jewel of the Seas

We booked this cruise as a combined Christmas Eve / New Year's Eve family of four getaway. It was probably one of the only 10-night itineraries (FLL, Sea, Labadee, Sea, Cartagena, Colon, Puerto Limon, Sea, ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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rn4travel

1 Review Written

Review of Island Princess Cruise Dec 20-30th 2010, panama ca

Review of Island Princess Partial Transit of the Panama Canal, Dec 20-30th 2010 Here is my personal review of our recent cruise. We are not frequent cruisers; this is our 4th cruise, and our second with Princess. ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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JWJs

2 Reviews Written

Statendam Holiday Cruise - Fort Lauderdale to San Diego

The 12/21/09 Statendam out of Fort Lauderdale was our first Holland America cruise. We previously had cruised 7 times on Princess and 2 times on Celebrity. We chose the 12/21/09 Statendam based on price and ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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cruisers3Cortez

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our Dream Cruise

This was our 4th cruise, 2 with Carnival and 2 with Princess. We definitely like Princess and will cruise with them from now on. The Island Princess is smaller of course to go through the locks of the Panama Canal, ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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sloney

1 Review Written

Our Honeymoon with the Island Princess

We boarded the Island Prince on December 20th for a full transit of the Panama Canal. The Island Princess is beautiful ship. She will benefit from her upcoming dry dock in terms of some cosmetics, but the layout ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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klingoncruiser

4 Reviews Written

Equinox Christmas cruise

This was our 15th cruise on Celebrity. We range in age from 49 to 59 and have cruised several cruise lines over the years. We drove from Texas to the cruise as I don't like to fly. The ship was docked at pier 18, ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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