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South America Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Broiled Lobster Tail with Louisiana-Style Crab Cake (formal night, MDR)
Chocolate Journeys: Coconut Mousse with Dark Chocolate Cream and Crunchy Ro
Amethyst Trio from Ukraine
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Winter escape to S America

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DoRunRon
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We picked this because we had never been to S A and we were looking for something that ended up in LA, as we had a wedding to attend on 3/30/19 We loved the countries we visited and were never concerned about safety in the ports. We did all excursions through Princess, and they were well done, with excellent hosts. There was enough variety so that there was something for everyone. We did ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Casual, Comfortable Cruise

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jerandsan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it originated in Chile and arrived in Los Angeles. The 16 day itinerary allowed us to arrive early in Santiago and enjoy Chile and the hospitality of the city and it's people. Princess transportation to the cruise port at San Antonio was very good although the cruise port facility was modest at best with lack of direction for arriving guests but we embarked ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fabulous Itinerary, weather and most staff attitude, Poor food, Guest Relations

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weejit3
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The good: The captain and all staff except Guest Relations staff had a great attitude. We had wonderful weather and our fellow cruisers were a good group. The beds are comfortable and the ship was very clean The bad: Worst food, bar none, I have ever had on my approx 20 cruises. Extremely limited menu, gristly meat and over-rich sauces. The Guest Relations staff gave incorrect ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Relaxing and Laid Back Pacific Coastal Voyage

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JMR747
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Overview - unusual itinerary on board an older but well maintained ship. Transfer to Ship We boarded the Star Princess in San Antonio, Chile after making our own arrangements for the flight from the US to Santiago. Transfers (Princess arrangements) were efficient and after dropping our cases at the airport we did not see them again until they arrived in our cabin around 16:00. There was a ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Balcony


Enjoyable Trip, Just not Europe

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Odjig
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

South America Santiago, Chile March 14, 2019 to Los Angeles, March 30, 2019) appealed to my wife and I. We enjoyed Chile (Santiago and Coquimbo), Peru (San Martin and Lima) and Costa Rica (Puntarenas), less so Nicaragua (San Juan del Sur), that was rushed and felt a little unsafe, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that was a free day to unwind. We chose eZAir for our flight (13 hours) from LA four days ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Not special enough!

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almacz
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I can't understand why a big cruise line like Princess simply doesn't understand what is vegetarian and what is not, despite being advised repeatedly. Overall, not blown away by the cuisine. I'm afraid too that reception staff were not particularly knowledgeable about the port arrangements on one particular day, in fact giving me completely inaccurate information and causing a degree of stress ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great cruise

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PHECK
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We did the 30 day cruise in December and spent the winter in Argentina and Chile. The logical choice was to return to California on the same ship from Santiago. We are fairly new to cruising but we love the Star Princess. The staff seems to be genuinely friendly and wants you to feel like part of the family. A couple of the ports were a little disappointing but I don’t think it was the fault of ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Fantastic South American Adventure

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Jpooh69
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We actually chose this cruise for the sea days. The ports were pleasant extras for us. We had a fabulous time. Cabin steward was fantastic along with every staff member we interacted with each day. We did (3) excursions and loved them all. Wild life adventure in San Martin was amazing! We really got our money's worth out of this one. Dolphins, sea lions, penguins, birds oh my! We zip lined ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great viewing

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habitualtraveler
10+ Cruises

We loved our month long cruise from Buenos Airies to LA. We had a starboard room and it was the bomb. As we sailed around the point, we had amazing views of the Chilean Andes. The crew was wonderful but the Chef should retire. Sadly, this is the only PrincessCruise where the food wasn’t consistent. Plus, can’t you come up with something other than 27 days of vanilla sauce on the dessert bar? ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Second time around the Horn

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TheSavvyTraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed the 49-day cruise in 2015 and decided to do this 30-day cruise. It is almost the same itinerary, beginning at Buenos Aires, but without Brazil. Good cruise, especially having Michele Tuvo as the Captain. He is the best we have ever had! He was very good about telling the passengers when there were whales, dolphins, turtles, etc around the ship. The Captain was out-and-about the ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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