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Panama Canal & Central America Luxury Cruises 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


We had a great cruise on the Serenity

Review for Crystal Serenity to Panama Canal & Central America

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CruiserFromMaine
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We had a great cruise on the Serenity from Miami to Los Angeles. This was the first leg of the 2020 World Cruise. Food and wine are an important part of cruising for us. We found the food to be very good to excellent with only a couple exceptions. The included wines were certainly up to the task. The service was great throughout the ship. We received particularly good service from Phil on ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view)


We Jumped Ship In Cabo!

Review for Crystal Serenity to Panama Canal & Central America

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alwaysonaship
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After 55 cruises, the Crystal Serenity was such a unsatisfactory cruise, we made arrangements to get off the ship in Cabo San Lucas and fly home. Yes we left. This was the first leg of the world cruise and we found it to be a major disappointment. We looked at each other one day, and decided enough was enough and let’s leave. We contacted the concierge and made all the arrangements, got on the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


First Expedition Cruise

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to Panama Canal & Central America

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SSICruisertoo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Hubby & I chose the cruise because we wanted a short cruise that included a Panama Canal crossing. This cruise was an expedition cruise focusing on national parks in Costa Rica & Panama. Started in Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica and ended I. Panama City, including a Pacific to Atlantic crossing of the Panamá Canal. We’re not naturalists but thought it may be an interesting experience. This review is ...
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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


First time perspective...

Review for Crystal Symphony to Panama Canal & Central America

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Paca Lady
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have sailed with several different lines, but this was our first experience with Crystal. The Symphony is among the smaller ships we have sailed, but you would not know it once on board. Embarkation was changed from Ft Lauderdale to Miami several months before, and Crystal notified us well in advance. The location in Miami sets opposite of the bigger ships, in a much quieter setting. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Poor shore Excursions

Review for Seven Seas Navigator to Panama Canal & Central America

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Sergeii
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose Regent because we thought it was a high-end cruise, plus we wanted to sail through the Panama Canal. The staff, restaurants and food were excellent, but each shore excursion had terrible problems. The cruise director should communicate with the local tour company the DAY of the tour to determine if there were issues, such as traffic delays due to construction, etc, and then make changes. ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite


Best way to experience the Panama Canal

Review for Seven Seas Navigator to Panama Canal & Central America

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Charles1945
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Most everyone, especially those who love the sea, has some familiarity with the story of the Panama Canal. David McCullough's marvelous book, The Path Between the Seas, is required reading for anyone making this trip. But no amount of reading or watching videos or documentaries prepares you adequately for the real thing. That's why we chose this trip. We began in Miami's Mandarin Oriental ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Panama Canal - bucket list cruise!

Review for Seven Seas Mariner to Panama Canal & Central America

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JC in CA
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have always wanted to cruise through the Panama Canal. After looking at lots of options (and no longer paying college tuition for our youngest!) we decided to take a splurge trip and booked the Regent Mariner. We are 61 and 66 years old and have cruised on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and Princess. This was our first luxury cruise line. We were told to be prepared to ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite


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


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