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Shanghai to Asia Cruise Reviews

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305 Shanghai to Asia Cruise Reviews


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kmsrld

1 Review Written

14 night Asia Cruise from Shanghai

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Traveled October 26-Nov 9 2019. Party of 7 (6 adults 1 child). Overall the cruise was great. Here is a breakdown: Pre-Cruise: Did a lot of planning. Booked 10 months in advance. Chinese Visas were needed for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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RG3138

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Varied and Interesting Cruise Around Asia

We chose this 28 day cruise from Shanghai to Singapore because of the itinerary and we were not disappointed. We saw Shanghai, 5 ports in southern Japan, 2 ports in Taiwan, Manila in the Philippines, Hong Kong, 4 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tohtohtoh

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Messy cruise

I’ve been to many cruises and finally chose this cruise as it’s new and the itinerary attracts me. However, this cruise is really a huge mess! First the boarding at Shanghai, wow, i thought they had organised us ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Helly133

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We were part of a group tour from Australia traveling from Shanghai China to Japan for one week, then back to Shanghai. The cruise was marketed as a Western Cruise. Approx 800 Aussies were on board with others from ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Mark1248

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Happy crew refurbished ship

Took the opportunity to take this cruise because of the stops at China and Japan, it was great to get a taster of these countries. Ship has had a full refurbishment since we last cruised on the Millenium and it ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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maplesyrupmama

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great experience

My husband and I took this cruise - our first without our kids who are now both in university. We chose this cruise because we have always wanted to visit Japan but the idea of travelling there on our own was a bit ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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alistairg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship, great service, mediocre food, nice ports, 5 days is short

I wrote a longer write up as a post to tell people about the Gold and Silver Class benefits on the ship. We stayed in a Grand Loft Suite on deck 15, we also had an Owner's Suite for some relative on the same ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Gregory S Gush

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Viking's China Roof of World Trip

Was looking forward to a great adventure in China. It was a very disappointing trip. So much so, that I don't think I'll trust Viking again. We spent $22k. I don't think the trip was worth half that. Don't waste ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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oldgrumps

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Took a gamble, ignored problems had a good time

Seemed like good value offer, had concern about the age of the ship (1999) but schedule fitted into ours.I don't know where the $54 million restoration was spent but all I could see for the money was the upgraded ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Baysilv

1 Review Written

Imperial Jewels of China was a terrific insight into China and it’s history.

Viking as always made this land and river travel comfortable and easy. The person that made everything so easy and rewarding was Leo, the guide that was assigned to our small group. Leo was so accommodating, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Foxy Viv

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Miss this Cruise ship and company

We chose this ship because it had been revamped and visited destinations we hadn't visited before. Firstly we were herded into a tin roof waiting area and then pushed along by some of the most arrogant people I ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kandkonboard

1 Review Written

76 Helpful Votes

K&K'S AMAZING HOLIDAY

The destinations were numerous and interesting and the 14 days to relax after a 9 day tour of China was very inticing. The price was exceptional. On board the cruise staff were warm and welcoming. They did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Maidmarioninnz64

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Very poor

We choose this cruise due to the itinerary it stopped in Hong Kong, Vietnam and Singapore. The ship was on its way to Australia. This ship is not ready for the Australian market. Very focused on its Asia ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Schmeag

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worth a try if you are open to new experiences

Mostly agree with the last few reviews on this site. Readers who are interested in the suite areas, or a short sailing out of China may find this helpful. Departure City: Shanghai is a vast city with quite of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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XLCAPRIES

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Came back disappointed and bored...not new...23 night Shanghai to Sydney

We chose this cruise solely to see what the Majestic Princess, was like. The itinerary did not have much bearing on our choice as we have been on many similar, over recent years. Follows are some of our observations ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cranky franky

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Big Ship cruising is not for us

We embarked on this cruise in Shanghai, and the embarkation was a fiasco (even with priority boarding) but the Chinese authorities do seen to be able to make every simple process more complicated ( we had the same ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Erika1946

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

CRUISING ON THE MAJESTIC PRINCESS

I chose this cruise because I wanted to have a holiday and I feel that my best holidays are at sea. We had never been to Shanghai before or Vietnam. The rest of the ports we had been to either by ship or plane ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Shazza03

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not what I expected from a Princess Cruise

This is currently, the newest ship Princess sails - big however does not mean better. Poor food that was at best warm, inattentive staff, boring activities and No Promenade Deck! Walking around a deck on board a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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The Pembs

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Shanghai to Brisbane

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and newness of the ship, we were a little concerned because of some of the feedback we had read was not all complimentary, however this Cruise surpassed our expectations ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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xhosa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship, A1 crew, class dining with excellent shows

Excellent value for money visiting places we always wanted to see.The entertainment was on the average very good, 3 spectacular productions, the comedians were also above average. The dining experience was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Renee03

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Princess cough/chesty virus was extremely evident, take antibiotics!

I thought the destinations were interesting and had enjoyed previous princess cruises. This ship was not as pleasant. Bed was too narrow, pillows dreadful & music deafeningly loud. Comedians crude and rude. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Pinko007

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruise from hell

People spitting on floor whilst sitting in spa, people spitting on carpet in marketplace buffet, people blowing snot from nose and spitting in hand basin that you are expected to wash hands in prior to entering food ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Keith@Telford

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise of Japan (East meets West)

We joined the cruise at Shanghai after a week in China visiting Beijing, Xian and Shanghai .with Wendy Woo Tours who were excellent. Don't try to Facebook etc in China as its all blocked including Google although ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pomy

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Shocking

Our balcony cabin with of a sofabed on deck 15 in a nice quiet location which we choose diliberatly had been given to someone else. We only found this out onboard and not at checkin. We were given a mini suite ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Arizona

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Just so you know...

Spectrum of the Seas Since this is a rather unique itinerary and a new ship, I thought I should give a quick review from the perspective of a regular RCCL/Norwegian/Oceania U.S. cruiser. This cruise was seven ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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