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286 Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


Pjmilkov avatar

Pjmilkov

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Cruise and NOT THE LAST

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This was a Family cruise of a group of 25. This was a trip in Memory of our Aunt, Sister, Mother, and Grandmother who embarked on her own trip to Alaska years ago by Cruise. Of the 25 only 5 had ever cruised before. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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washingtongolfnut1

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Taking sister on 1st cruise

Weather in Washington state has me wanting to go south every winter and this year was no different except my wife couldn't make the trip. This year my sister came along for her first cruise ever and I'm sure many ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

I loved my first cruise.

I’d never been on a cruise before. I chose Princess Cruises due to recommendations of friends and reading reviews. I wanted to visit Hokkaido as I’d previously visited other parts of Japan. Before the cruise I ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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vikusha

1 Review Written

First time Cruiser

My family really enjoy this trip form the very beginning. I'd love to thanks every one who met us in Airport and transported to the Hotel and then to the Ship- it was welcome, pleasant, well organised and easy ( my ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Dboltin

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise "Regal Princess"

This being our first cruise we were not sure what to expect. The question remained up until we sailed, what would our experience be like and is cruising for us. I will answer this question at the end of the review. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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enchanted29

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magical Experience

It was our first cruise and we absolutely loved it! The ship itself was magical, we especially loved the Atrium and the Open Deck Pool on Deck 14. The Service was amazing! Every member of the crew we ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Edgey6001

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A perfect honeymoon cruise

This was our first ever cruise and we decided to go on the Royal Princess for our honeymoon. Having never cruised before we were apprehensive but we loved every minute of it! We started off by spending 4 nights ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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journeycollector

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser, first time to Alaska; impressed with Princess.

Embarkation at Seattle: Easy. Line always kept moving. Room was ready when we got there. Service: Exceptional. I’m not one who usually goes for being “pampered,” but I felt like a king (or a prince since ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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All4mykid2

1 Review Written

Great Cruise

This was our first cruise and we were fortunate to be able to go on this with family members that cruise regularly. This meant that we were better prepared than most first time cruisers in what to expect. We ...
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Sail Date November 2012


Audiosolo avatar

Audiosolo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise - Very Impressed

My first cruise, I didn't have much time to research before booking, but I was very happy with the Regal. It's a nice ship, big but did not feel too big to me. Many of the other in-depth reviews on here about the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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fridgiedidge

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First trip and coming back for more.

4 day cruise to Albany and back was fantastic on the Sun Princess. Went with a group of about 90 for a family 50th. I spend 6 months of year flying around the world staying in hotels etc for business so see a lot of ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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mrslarson22

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

BEST First Cruise!

This cruise was top notch. Beautiful ship, wonderful staff, and excellent guests. Everyone was so nice and accommodating. The food was wonderful and endless and the variety was great. The staff was phenomenal and so ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Jennifer Tuthill

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise!

This was our very first cruise ever; friends and family could not believe we were really taking a cruise as we do not fit your typical cruise profile, although we are retired. We had no preconceived ideas about what ...
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Sail Date February 2016


whitelimo avatar

whitelimo

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Fantastic, No Need to Nitpick

This was the first cruise for my wife and me, though we're generally seasoned world travelers and we've been to the Caribbean several times before (and whether it counts or not, we've stayed aboard the Queen Mary in ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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lordtopcat

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

First Timer, Certainly Not Last Timer

I am a 23 year old male, single and a full time student. Decided to treat myself to a little holiday, and started to research cruising. I took the plunge and booked myself on the Golden, for a short row over the ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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DesBetty

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Aussie Cruisers

From the moment we set eyes on Sapphire Princess we new we would have a great time Been 67 and 72 years old we coud not fault anything, The food was fantastic - the buffet great selection of foods - at night we ...
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Sail Date February 2016


grams98 avatar

grams98

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beauty and culture encountered at every nautical mile.

We loved the cruise. After 5 nights in Santiago, we took turbus for $8 each to Valporaiso for 3 nights before our embarkation. ( hotels were Galerias and Cirilo Armstrong respectively. Wonderful stays) ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Belirobin

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised

I went on this cruise with my husband, children (12, 15), my parents and my sister. We were in consecutive cabins with interconnecting balconies on the port side, so had a fabulous view as we travelled anti ...
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Sail Date January 2016


leck57 avatar

leck57

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent

I could not have been happier with our cruise on Sapphire Princess which departed Singapore on 27 Jan 2016. The quality of the ship was first class and all bars and eating areas were different in their own way. ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Carolined63 avatar

Carolined63

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing

My husband and I are both first time cruisers so were not sure what to expect. We got on in Auckland, we live there so just got dropped off, embarkation was so smooth, we were on the ship in half an hour and our ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Bunnie23

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

13 wonderful relaxing days to New Zealand

Finally after waiting 12 months for this holiday we were on board, first time cruisers. Golden Princes from Melbourne to NZ Jan 2016.Balcony room in Caribe Deck 10 was spacious. Forget the shoe bag over the door ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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swgdezign

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

My First Cruise Princess Exceeded All Our Expectations!

My mom and I went on the 7 day cruise with 4 Ports (more later) We stayed in a hotel close by with transportation to the port which was very convenient. We had an amazing lobster dinner that night at the Ruskin ...
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Sail Date June 2014


Jcorr avatar

Jcorr

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Family reunion cruise

I am a first time cruiser so the thought of flying half way around the world to get on a ship for 17 days did NOT interest me at all but as this was to be a family reunion for my husbands family I nervously went ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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sealegs2016

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

I'll be cruising Princess again.

This was our first ever cruise . Chose our 30th wedding anniversary for this trip . We live in Sydney south west so we rode the train in . Was in awe as soon as we set eyes on the ship . Embarkation was very well ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Morgsmom

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely Regal Princess Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Just got off the Regal Princess this morning after a week with DH. Embarkation: the “preferred” line at 11:00 to board the ship was at least 2x longer than the “regular” check in… Once the line ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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