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Sydney (Australia) to Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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Don’t do it

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Mazon1236
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Zero communication from staff regarding the actual tender times and availability of shuttles etc. Be prepared to get up early and deal with their lies. Royal Caribbean act shocked when alot of passengers rock up to leave the ship and leave you hanging for hours. Best estimate for actual disembarking of the ship is 2 hours after they tell you. If you (against advice) set foot on boat I recommend ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Four Night Thanksgiving Cruise from San Francisco to Ensenada

Review for Royal Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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sfgenato
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a four night Thanksgiving cruise out of San Francisco to Ensenada. Despite having 4,000 passengers aboard, 1,300 crew - service was good and all my complaints and issues were promptly and satisfactorily resolved. Last year, I took the Ruby Princess Thanksgiving Cruise out of San Francisco, with only 1,300 passengers aboard. While I prefer a smaller ship, I think the crew of Royal ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Overcrowded, understaffed and terrible service

Review for Royal Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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oskidunker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this with 9 family members to celebrate Thanksgiving hoping for a stress free holiday. what we got was 4000 people on the ship, Long lines for everything and poor service' Dining: We were forced to book 7:10 before we left on the cruise asw nothing early was available. Only one dining room for reservations. The other two was a free for all.Dinner took two hours with no time for ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Nice Modern ship but with a few flaws

Review for Majestic Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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Peter NB
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We boarded the ship after they had returned from another cruise with 700 - 800 COVID cases on board. Because of this we were delayed boarding for about 4 hours during which time they thoroughly cleaned the ship while keeping us informed by text messages. Credit to Princess for this as to my knowledge we had no or very few cases on our cruise. Boarding was a little chaotic due to the delay but ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony

Traveled with children


Standard poor

Review for Westerdam to Australia & New Zealand

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kerry2u
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a greatly anticipated cruise. I was delighted to be sailing again on a ship with HA, as I had many grest memories of this company. However it was very disappointing. I purchased the Have it all package. What a waste of money. I only bought it for a couple of glasses of brut wine with meals. But... The wine I tried of x 4 varieties on the first night were shocking sweet ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Amazing service staff, nice size ship, management and entertainment poor

Review for Westerdam to Australia & New Zealand

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Sallyandtex
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Embarkation. Best we have ever had. Used Verify for Vax and test status, so easy and quick. Cabin. SS category very spacious and clean. Ice delivered twice a day. Cabin stewards and general staff. Amazing, friendly and helpful. Cafe. Awful, awful, awful. Dining room. Good at start, but declined. Nowhere near as good quality as experienced on New Amsterdam 4 years ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


So Disappointing

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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Stopgo5767
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Disappointing for many reasons: 1. They are closing Windjammer Cafe every night at 8.40pm!!!! Unbelievable!! All the food is put away & doors at closed by 8.30pm. No longer can u wander in after a show & have a late night supper, cup of coffee, drink & chat with friends. 2. We are in a suite & have access to Coastal Kitchen. However, ZERO catering for vegetarians. It’s a joke. Tomato soup & ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


First Cruise to New Zealand 2022

Review for Ovation of the Seas to Australia & New Zealand

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bakedak
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a cruise we finally got to take after first making reservations in 2019. I do not usually review cruises we have been on but as the end of cruise evaluation provided by RC did not allow me to discuss some of my concerns I thought I would give it a try. First the positives: It is a beautiful ship and the staff we interacted with were all great. Our cabin attendant, Jackie, was first ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Chaos, Upgrade and a rip off!

Review for Celebrity Eclipse to Australia & New Zealand

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Wobbs
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Well it all started rather badly. We were booked in for our 'medical' at Sydney Cruise terminal at 12 noon. We were told NOT to arrive early and being responsible people arrived on time. Only to be greeted by around 3000 other people all trying to get on the ship at the same time. It was chaos! One poor guy was going around with a hand held speaker trying to get people moving, but nobody could ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: AquaClass 1


There was good and bad.

Review for Carnival Splendor to Australia & New Zealand

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jonnomelb
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Our third cruise on Carnival after a long wait post-Covid. We were very impressed with the quick embarkation (given that there had been issues for the previous two cruises). The ship's decor throughout is basically awful with a pink colour scheme that ranges between 'interesting' in some parts and tacky in others. The food was quite okay for the price but I noticed that portions had diminished ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


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