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San Francisco to the Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Cunard line, terrible

Review for a Transatlantic Cruise on Queen Elizabeth

bubblesss
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

Our first time on Cunard line, Queen Elizabeth, it will be our last, definitely no where near as good as what I expected. The staff on board, we’re amazing ( but let’s face it they are working for tips) the staff who wore the white uniforms, didn’t even acknowledge you, they would look the other way or chat with the other person they were with so they didn’t have to acknowledge you. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2023

Cabin Type: Balcony


San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale via Panama Canal: Beautiful Ship, but Surprisingly Low Standards

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Queen Elizabeth

tomship
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this voyage because I wanted to go through the Panama Canal, and also sail on the Queen Elizabeth for the first time. I am a solo traveler. I had already sailed on the Queen Victoria once, and the Queen Mary 2 three times. I have been fascinated by ocean liners since I was ten years old, and this is why I am drawn to Cunard ships. Cunard has always taken pride in carrying on the ...
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Sail Date: August 2023

Cabin Type: Deluxe Inside


Bad ship

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Insignia

Harv914
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise for 20 days had lots of problems. Most importantly, the temperature on board was uncontrolled. The ship was freezing. People wore sweaters everywhere. The polo grill was so cold you couldn't eat in the front area. We were told that the AC is broken and the thermostats don't work. That also includes the cabins. The AC is either on or off with no controls. the shore excursions were ...
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Sail Date: July 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Nil

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Insignia

ChanHarris
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My friend’s strong recommendation. Just want to compare with other cruise lines and plan for future cruise planning. There is no veranda room available when I booked this cruise in May 2023. It is hard to compare Apple to Apple with other cruise lines of the same cabin class. For sure I won’t cruise on Oceania small ship again as the entertainment is less attractive and almost the same ...
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Sail Date: July 2023


Too many unusual regulations and charges.

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Insignia

Senior Single
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

I had chosen the Insignia to do something that was closer to home in the USA. The dates of this Panama Canal cruise were great, and the solo price seemed quite reasonable. My flight to San Francisco and overnight at Hotel Focus was fine. Took a taxi for $40 to the pier. Once on board, I felt my solo ocean view cabin was a bit "close", and the bathroom absolutely tiny. I am much smaller than ...
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Sail Date: July 2023


Well a floating nursing home is how it is best described - that said we met some great people and visited some amazing places.

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Insignia

grada289
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Overall trip was fantastic but first and last time with this line. Embarkation - Fast and easy - we walked on the ship and checked in in the Insignia Lounge to get ticked off we had watched the safety video then dropped our carry on off at our cabin and went for lunch all in under an hour. DINING/FOOD/DRINKS,- - we found waves,the food hall/Terrace all good with some daily changes in food ...
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Sail Date: July 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


CUNARD ARE LIVING IN THE PAST

Review for a Transatlantic Cruise on Queen Elizabeth

Radford007
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

I boarded queen elizabeth in san francisco for a 36 night cruise on sunday 24 july 2022. This is my first cruise on this ship and i suspect that it will be my last unless significant changes are made. The check-in at san francisco was the worst i have experienced in almost 50 cruises. I arrived at 10.30 anticipating 11.00 boarding. i was told that boarding would commence at 11.30. A ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview


If you just want friendly staff/ambiance

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Caribbean Princess

BabyGurl15157
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Where do I begin? Their package was all-inclusive as described however, included were the 15 drinks/day which didn’t rollover if you never made it to the 15 mark., unlimited intermittent WIFI per 1 device only., a specialty dining inclusion, (I’m pretty sure you had to pay for Sabatini’s Italian restaurant as well as pay a Room service delivery charge if ordered from app or in the stateroom ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Pros & Cons

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Caribbean Princess

FLCruiser60
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Pros first - great entertainment on board on all nights. Possibly the best service I have received on a cruise - from bar waiters, to dining room staff, to room steward - nothing but superlatives. Cons - For a ship just out of drydock the condition of the room was poor. Bathroom floor tile were cracked, grout was cracked and shower drain was caulked in. This ship was an 18 day cruise, with ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Canal Transit Awesome Included Food Average

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Caribbean Princess

2sharp2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

All new ports and new lock canal transit for us. Ship's first cruise since a three week dry dock. Not sure what work was performed but ship had some issues. I think CP was built in 2004. The first thing we noticed was all the windows on the Lido deck were so filthy dirty you could barely see thru them and the window in our restricted view cabin on Emerald deck 8 cabin E308 also dirty. One morning ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with disabled person


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