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  • Markets to Asian travelers, but global cruisers are welcome
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58 Star Asia Cruise Reviews
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A_Dasgupta
Member Since 2012
1 review
The first point is that they kept the Passport while on board. We have travelled to Malaysia Shore excursion without a passport in hand. This is grossly illegal. Even while we travelled to Malaysia, there is no immigration stamp on out ... Read more
60sWoodstockBabe
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
My Husband and I decided to get away from it all for a short break and also to celebrate my birthday, August 2012 we chose one of my favourite ships the Super Star Virgo. Our last cruise on her prior to this one was in Jan 2009 and was ... Read more
boghawala
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
First of all, sorry for being late in writing this review. I will not give a review of how was the SSV, it is wonderful..check the star cruise website. Let me share with you my first ever cruise experience. Route:3N ... Read more
Bugis
Member Since 2009
9 reviews
46 forum posts
We have cruised on Virgo 7 times over the years so we understand that the ship is operating in Asia and is designed and structured for Asian passengers. Many western people clearly do not understand this and complain about many things ... Read more
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Lynn Bulloch
1 review
1 helpful vote
From embarkation in Singapore we wondered what we had let ourselves in for. We were pushed and hassled during check in procedure with other Indian passengers who were travelling in large family groups and did not seem to realise there was ... Read more
Jaw53
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2012
The cruise departs Penang calling at Krabi and Phuket and then returns to Penang. We took a junior suite for the trip and although not the cheapest option you get what you pay for and in this case it was first class service throughout the ... Read more
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mbarbi
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2011
hi....its our first time to try cruising thats why i chose the 3 days 2 nights cruise to pork klang in malaysia coming from singapore. I read that there will be long lines checking in but i didn't expect it to be that long....i think ... Read more
nomorecruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
It was a terrible vacation experience for us. Never ever had such a vacation that not only I don't enjoyed even wished I can go home immediately. First, when we board in to the cruise, greeted with many crew staffs that couldn't speak ... Read more
Leaellen
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed September 2011
From the moment we arrived on board, we were hassled to buy drink packages instead of purchasing drinks with every meal. We were approached by six different sales people in our first half hour on the boat (during the welcome drink party). ... Read more
djhummer
Member Since 2011
1 review
Not rated Sailed September 2011
I set to sail on STAR VIRGO on the 4th of September from Singapore with my wife and another couple from Dubai, where I have lived all my life. It was my maiden cruise voyage and our excitement skied heights with the reviews that we had ... Read more
cafeDB
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
124 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked a balcony class cabin through the cruise line's website and it was clearly advertised through our credit card that we would get $200 on-board credit.When we checked in, we were only given $100 credit. Since we still in port, we ... Read more
ad49
Member Since 2010
1 review
Sailed October 2010
This was the 3rd time we have been on this cruise, first on the Gemini and twice on the Virgo. The first trip on the Gemini was the reason we came back. While it was a much smaller ship with no balconies, the staff and other cruisers made ... Read more
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a&s cruisers
1 review
We found this cruise highly enjoyable and compares well against Pacific Dawn. The $400 Food and Beverage credit was amazing and a friendly staff member in the Galaxy Bar helped us polish it off with some takeaways as we were collecting ... Read more
jackiedanny
Member Since 2009
1 review
151 forum posts
Sailed September 2010
spent 10 days in singapore then ended holiday with 5 days on the superstar virgo . my only previous cruise had been on Holland America ships, the Virgo did not compete with them but for what the cruise cost it was good. the food was ... Read more
gill
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
We had never been on a cruise before. And the only reason we went on this one is because of a business conference having to relocate due to the tensions that happened a few months ago in Bangkok. We went with open minds interested to see ... Read more
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fkfad
Member Since 2003
1 review
411 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2010
This was our 10th cruise...first cruise in Asia. The only cruiseline with an embarkation port anywhere in Taiwan is Star Cruiseline, hence, our choice to sail on the Superstar Libra. This is a very old (entered service in 1988) and very ... Read more
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kazzdee63
Member Since 2010
1 review
21 forum posts
STAR CRUISES 25TH APRIL - 30TH APRIL 10 SINGAPORE - SINGAPORE Arrived in Singapore from Australia at 7.20pm Saturday evening, transfer to Royal Plaza on Scotts. Transfer next day- Sunday at midday to the cruise terminal. Super Star ... Read more
KandA_B
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2009
Dear Star Cruises, I had wished that you would have showed a little more integrity in your advertising and marketing to your Australian market prior to booking this cruise. Being an experienced cruiser and being it was over the New Years ... Read more
sandy hourican
1 review
Sailed October 2009
We had cruised in the Far East before and see the Star line ships in Hong Kong. We enquired and received great reports so next time we were East in Singapore we booked a short cruise with Supervirgo up the Malaysian coast to Phuket and ... Read more
Worldlense
Member Since 2005
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2009
Two days ago we returned from a four day cruise aboard the Superstar Virgo, on of the Star Cruises vessels and the largest of its fleet. Having cruised on Superstar Leo several years ago our expectations were high. The newer ship did ... Read more
robertmark
Member Since 2009
1 review
Sailed July 2009
We really enjoyed our trip around Malaysia -up and down the west then east coasts. What stood out for me.The staff were superb.Always friendly,happy eager to assist and helpful.The ship was so well presented I didnt see an inch of rust or ... Read more
dlf aust
Member Since 2009
1 review
11 forum posts
Completed trip July 2009.  5 night / 6 day Strait of Malacca. Balcony Class (Deck 10 mid-for)Itinery Singapore - Penang - Phuket - Singapore - Port Klang / Kuala Lumpur - SingaporeStrongly recomend that potential crusiers refer to the ... Read more
lovechocolatecake
Member Since 2009
1 review
Having had a wonderful cruise on the Gemini in October '08, we were excited to book again on the Virgo for May '09, but were very disappointed. Our Gemini cruise was great with wonderful food and entertainment and we met some wonderful ... Read more
Robert B
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2008
We had travelled before on Superstar Gemini & Virgo. If you have travelled these two ships DO NOT TRY THIS ONE What a let down. Many Aussies patronize the Superstar Line & because of our previous experiences we were really looking ... Read more
Mr. Smith
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
Background: Well, this is our second cruise. Our first cruise was in the Caribbean with Celebrity cruise which was fantastic. We booked this cruise through the internet and we did not receive any information other than the information ... Read more

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