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Princess Shanghai Cruise Reviews

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64 Princess Shanghai Cruise Reviews


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XLCAPRIES

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

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

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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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jarydr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship but a lot of sickness on board

Just completed Shanghai to Brisbane - 20 nights and still sick. My numerous attempts to speak to management re lack of enforced handwashing/cleaning of handrails etc, fell on deaf ears, Every night in the ...
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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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CarlW1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Embarkation Ever-Worst Buffet Food Ever

Original ship boarding time was 2pm. Princess sent out notice of 3hr delay because of Chinese Fingerprinting of passengers. Sent out 2nd delay for 2hr because of Fog & late arrival. We arrived at terminal at 5pm ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Rolito

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The worst experience ever

This past January we went on an Asian Cruise with Princess Cruises. We were to board our cruise in Shanghai, reporting to board our cruise beginning at 12:00PM, Jan. 5fth. Then, the night before, I received an ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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hockeyken

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary...BUT

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. To be upfront we are usually Celebrity cruisers, but decided to try Princess. Embarkation in Shanghai was a pure day, and evening, from hell. This was not the fault of ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Piermaster

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

The Curate's Egg!!! - Good in parts!!!

Left Heathrow on 4/1 on my least favourite airline - British Airways, flight was uncomfortable and food was mediocre, as British Airways always is. Shanghai - An airport and a cruise terminal to be avoided. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Lbbonnie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess...great itinerary

We just got home from our cruise. We really enjoyed this cruise, particularly because of the itinerary and people we met. The entertainment was sub par...first time ever on a Princess ship. They had a guy making ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Turraloon

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Great ports of call, ship somewhat uninspiring

We picked the cruise (Far East Explorer) as something of an afterthought... We are very frequent cruisers but hadn’t been to the Far East previously and therefore took the opportunity. The itinerary was the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Calif-BeachBum

5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

An Open Letter To Princess

The January 5th Southeast Asia Cruise from Shanghai to Singapore aboard the Sapphire Princess began with the worst boarding fiasco I have ever experienced, and I expect that holds true for most the other 2600+ ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Delhigirl

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess disappoints

We had friends going on this cruise and joined them. We are getting more and more disappointed in the nickel-and-diming done by Princess. Everything seems to cost more every time we cruise. They have taken away ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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wreaweb

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

On Majestic Princess for 47 days - Some parts extremely disappointing

Chose back-to-back-to-back cruises on Majestic Princess (totaling 47 days) due to itinerary and effectively a brand new ship (about 1 year old). The Majestic overall was disappointing: 1) One of the 4 front ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Tunnas

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Shanghai to Sydney

We chose this cruise because of the destinations and the timing suited us both. We spent three nights in Shanghai which gave us enough time to explore this interesting city. What did I like about our cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Over70s

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Majestic Princess Relocation Cruise - Very Disappointing Trip.

Travelled to Asia to join Cruise and Shanghai embarkation was abysmal. After arriving at the allotted time we were shown to a holding lounge for a bus transfer. The bus arrived and all passengers were told to load ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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GlenAndy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on a BIG ship

SHIP: We chose this cruise as we had not visited any of the destinations previously, save for Brisbane where we remained on board. The ship is indeed a large vessel, but that's the way its going these days. The ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Noel35

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great, very stable ship

Repositioning cruise so great value on a deluxe balcony Friendly helpful staff and crew Great food choice menu in 5.30 fixed seat dining.Well presented, good standard food with good service from friendly ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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pghcamping

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

New ship not great

Where do I start Firstly the embarkment in Shanghai was terrible. Waiting for up to 3-4 hours This Cruise was for the older clientele Average age was around the 75 plus It was like being in a nursing home. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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