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Middle East Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Middle East
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37 Middle East Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

My new Favorite Ship

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Beautiful beautiful beautiful, I love this ship. We spent 18 days on this ship and I don't think we saw everything or tried every bar like we planned. But along the way we met some new friends, amazing staff, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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tim716

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

28-night Grand Voyage - a great cruise and a great MSC job in the virus madness!

I booked this cruise 3 days before the virus hysteria started. I chose it because it was very cheap (about 40 euro person/day) with an Ok itinerary. It turned out to be probably the best and definitely the most ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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xxy

1 Review Written

Could do better.

Itinerary was very good Barcelona to Dubai via Suez Canal. 19 days so plenty of time to check out most things. Embarkation at Barcelona was a nightmare. Three hours to board & no organisation in terminal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Margaret5281

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Worst ship we have ever been on

We choose this ship for the iternary but it was awful. The food was really bad, the dining room was like a cafe and none of the food was very hot. We had a balcony room which was much smaller than other cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cruisevirgin66

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, with a few niggles

We choose this cruise for the itinerary and dates we are available to travel. The cruise sailed from Muscat, taking in a short visit to Salalah, Oman, then up to Jordan for 3 days/2 nights in Aqaba, for Petra, the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Noreen1961

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very pleasantly surprised!!

Having sailed numerous times with NCL, MSC, RCI and P&O I was more than happy with my recent cruise with Marella especially after reading some of the reviews. Flight, transfer and embarkation to our cabin was the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Andrea Russ27

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Captain Chris Dodds

We were a group of 2 married couples. We boarded the discovery with absolute ease everything run so professionally. Our cabin was ready on arrival we had only an indoor cabin on deck 2 which suited our needs ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Marianna59

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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darthonian

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Restricted access on a great ship

I chose to go on the Dubai to Valletta cruise onboard MV Oceana because having cruised so much I wanted new ports, the ports were restrictive for powerchair and Wheelchair users but still a good time. The ship is ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Difromsalisbury

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, shame about the food!

We chose the cruise for the itinerary, particularly the Suez transit, and the fact nearly all ports were firsts for us, as was MSC. The ship was very clean and extremely smooth, cabins adequate though shower ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Chromeshiningstar

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

19 Nights repostioning cruise Dubai to Savona

We choose this cruise for its itinerary and a very competiive price. We have 21 cruises behind us and this was our third with Costa so we knew what could be expected and not. Embarkation in Dubai after 6 pm was very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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olwenhunkin1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awful food

we choose this cruise for the price the length and the itineries we had the most awful experience this cruise and would never like to go on the Lyrica again even if you were giving cruises away the food was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tellygirl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Pizza, chicken and fries

This cruise had a brilliant itinerery but was let down by both food and entertainment on the ship. The food was of not very good quality in either restaurant or in buffet. If you liked fish you would be ok as it was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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LangstoneLayabout

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise, Shame About the 'In Your Face' Entertainment

Nice ship! RC obviously have their ship design sorted and Marella now own a nice/modern ship. It isn’t a monster either and we like ships this size. We’d prefer this ship over P&O’s Oriana and Aurora and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Twistohusband

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Quite the adventure

We are a couple in our early 60s and experienced cruisers. We chose this cruise based on ports of call and price. This was our 4 th cruise on Msc. We did not realize then there are some distinct differences when ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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whiskysmates

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pirates of the Caribbean cruise

We enjoyed the places we visited on the cruise but not the ship - food was not great, very poor maintenance with rust everywhere, things broken and missing including furniture and chairs in lounges and public areas, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jmmp1059

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Egypt is a great place to visit with amazing people. Shopping is a concern

We choose.this cruise in hopes of seeing all that Egypt has to offer and its amazing history and culture. We flew from the US thus the flight time and time difference leave you a little out of sync. Getting test is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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suzanne barrington

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A floating palace

the date and itinary we wanted to spend christmas in dubai,you could not fault a single thing the ship is magnificent and the staff wre wonderful, hubert and jean the pool attendants smiling and only to willing to ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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wlhug

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

One of the best

I have taken more than 40 cruises and this cruise was by far the best. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff and you were always greeted in a pleasant greeting. Everything worked from the checking in to the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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LTLBrissie

1 Review Written

Sad to say goodbye.

Yes, Legend of the Seas is old and yes stocks were running low, I get that, but people who booked on the last few legs knew what they were in for. I get tired of all the complaints about these things, we all knew ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Pocoloco

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It was just about as good as it gets.

We chose this cruise because I wanted to go to India and my husband did not. With this cruise I got to see some of India, but he got to eat and sleep on the ship. Many of the ports were very similar with nothing ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Busy retiree

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great food and entertainment

We had an aqua class cabin, which allows us to eat at Blu restaurant. We loved it. Much more quiet than the main dining room. Service is slower than MDR which allows us to drink our wine slowly and enjoy a good cup ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Reiner Adolf

1 Review Written

The best cruise ship with great excursions

The dates fit into our schedule.The food was very ok on this ship. Not bad, not great. Too many people at the buffet lines and tables. MDR too physically crowded. The shows were fabulous. Momma Mia was Broadway ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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suenneil

10 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Thank you Celebrity

We chose this cruise 2 years ago for the different port it was offering. We had never been to India, or Sri Lanka so now was the time. The ports were underwhelming and though we knew that India would be dirty we ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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ukcruiseguy

7 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Dubai Christmas and New Year; Loved the Vision of the Seas and the Staff

We had a fabulous time....the Weather was brilliant as we expected We arrived at the terminal after a flight from the UK around 11 am. We were on board within 15 mins We booked for the 19th December for one ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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