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Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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484 Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


oregoncov avatar

oregoncov

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime!

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Arrived at the pier at 11:30 and we were on the ship by 12:40 there was a line but it moved fairly quick. Our cabin was ready so we went there first to check it out. It was not overly big but it was nice. The bed ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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jrbrack

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Glacier happiness

As first time cruisers and flyers, I did a lot of pre-cruise research,after reading many reviews, I was nervous about a few things, flying,embarkation and disembarkation etc...but I have to tell you my fears were ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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michaelc511

1 Review Written

10 Day Cruise to Alaska

This is our second trip from SF to Alaska on the Sea Princess. The first time was 2010 had a scenic cruise through Tracy Arm Fjord and this time was through Glacier Bay (highly recommended!). We didn't go on the ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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adamtime

2 Reviews Written

Fantastic Med cruise on Ruby Princess - Detailed review

My wife and I recently returned from a 12 day Barcelona to Venice cruise on the Ruby Princess from 10th August to 22nd August. This was our first cruise and we absolutely loved it (more of that later!). As this ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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adamtime

2 Reviews Written

Grand Med Cruise - Ruby Princess - 10th - 22nd August 2012

My wife and I recently returned from a 12 day Barcelona to Venice cruise on the Ruby Princess from 10th August to 22nd August. This was our first cruise and we absolutely loved it (more of that later!). As this ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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texkathy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful experience in Alaska on Coral Princess

Being first time "big ship" cruisers, and avid travellers, we spent 2 years researching Alaska cruise info before booking our trip. So, we were able to book exactly what we wanted, and were very pleased with the ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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johnlfromdevon

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska in a bucket list trip.

We had always wanted to visit Alaska and we were not disappointed. The cruise up the inside passage is fantastic and the trips into Glacier Bay and College Fjord are awesome. The ship goes right up to the ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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dkata

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

On the Sea Princess to Alaska in August, 2012

Background We are a couple in our early 50's, traveling with our teen daughters, 17 and 15. This was our first cruise. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. We chose this Princess cruise, because we did ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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mtclimbermom

2 Reviews Written

Family cruise to Alaska

I want to thank all of you for all you help. I learned so much from this site!!! Our trip started with a one night stay in Vancouver. We drove and parked our car at the Coast Plaza Hotel. It was an older hotel, ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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chocolate 1210

1 Review Written

Would highly recommend

I have never cruised before and would do it again tomorrow! We always book luxury holidays and have high expectations and this cruise ship filled them all. Cruise Staff: i was surprised at how many staff were ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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nigseboy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand Princess anniversary get away

We picked up the eavesway coach from the services,put bags on coach and never saw them again until we got to the state room,we booked a ocean view and were upgraded to a balconey then to a mini suite.The ship is ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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crawtaterfamily

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic Cruise with Kids

7-5-12 The travelers included my husband and me, our kids, and my mother. Our daughter turned 12 on the cruise and our son turned 9 on the cruise. Arrived in London around noon. We stayed at the elegant Chancery ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Herrison

1 Review Written

A great first time cruise

Having just returned from the Grand Mediterranean cruise from 5 -- 17 July, as a first time cruiser, I make the following comments. First piece of advice to give a first time cruiser is "Don't take any notice of ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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mnchkn11

2 Reviews Written

Amazing time on Alaska cruise

I had never been on a cruise before, and went with my dad who has been on several cruises. I have to say, overall I am not a cruise person, but I am glad that I took this cruise! It was well worth it. ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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21mel

1 Review Written

Amazing

ANCHORAGE: First, please be there a day early if you are just doing the cruise. The ship leaves at 8pm, but you have to land at the airport by 4pm to make it thru the (one way every 30 minutes) tunnel. My sister ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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sobodad

2 Reviews Written

Great Mediterranean cruise on Ruby Princess

This was our family's first cruise, and everyone had a great time. We traveled as husband, wife, 14 year old daughter and 11 year old son. We flew from Boston to Rome and spent a few days in the city. From Rome ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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BMKguy

1 Review Written

Had a great time!

Embarkation: It went relatively smoothly. However, 1) the embarkation pier was kind of a zoo; 2) I was irritated that (apparently) I had to use a porter to bring our 4 bags to the loading area when we were ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Peng You

1 Review Written

The Lone Traveler Goes To Alaska

When I noticed on the Internet that Princess was sailing from San Francisco, I knew I wanted to be on one if their ships. The fact that Sea Princess is one of their smaller ones was even more appealing. When I ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Swissie

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Spectacular first-time cruise we will be back

I have long since wanted to do an Alaskan Cruise and we finally did it for my birthday! We flew into Vancouver from Australia the day before the cruise started and stayed at the St Regis. I highly recommend this ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Bluesky22

1 Review Written

Great way to travel!

General comments: We are in our late 20s and this was our first cruise. We chose to do a cruise as a low stress way to fit in several destinations over a short period of time, and it was a great decision. We ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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wayfaringman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess Caribbean - 1128

This was my first cruise, and I was very disappointed with my "cruise experience". Friends and family had reported magnificent experiences on other cruises that just didn't seem to be the case for this cruise. I ...
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Sail Date June 2012


BlueNM avatar

BlueNM

1 Review Written

Alaska was Trip of a Lifetime!

This was our first time to cruise with four of us going. Princess made it easy, but of course, I poured over all the CC comments and was aware of what to avoid and/or enjoy the advised advantages! Thanks to all of ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Mr. Snarky

1 Review Written

Cruisin'

As a stone cold cruising rookie, I really did not know what to expect from this adventure so my expectations were pretty low. So, here are my "likes" and "dis-likes" about this cruise: Likes: Weather was ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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Alaskanb

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our three-part adventure to Vancouver and Alaska

Island Princess: Voyage of the Glaciers. Northbound. May 23-30, 2012. Pre-cruise: Our trip began with a cousin's reunion and two very rainy days in Vancouver. We stayed with my cousin who lives near Science ...
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Sail Date May 2012


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RNCAROL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise, possibly last cruise

We were very excited to do this as well as all the excursions. Paid mucho dinero $$$ for the expeditions that were average and now, in hindsight very overpriced! I feel ripped off by Princess. Did the 12 day ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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