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Transatlantic Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Transatlantic
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

140

Very Good

78

Average

55

Poor

31

Terrible

19

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55 Transatlantic Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


kaptk avatar

kaptk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing - cabin size, ubiquitous PEANUTS, smoking in casino.

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We chose this cruise as a ticket home, in a more interesting way than a plane ride, after sailing around the Mediterranean on a Norwegian ship (Spirit). The NS is ostensibly a beautiful ship with a musical theme. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Jao1953 avatar

Jao1953

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Flatters to Deceive

This was my first and probably last MSC cruise. It's a pity because the ship itself has some good points and the ports of call were fantastic. We picked the ship up in Southampton along with what it turns out ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Moffat356

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We were so excited to be going on the QM2! The ship itself was magnificent. Our cabin was also very nice and we had a balcony. But what a waste of money the top drinks package was! It was almost impossible to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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actcleath

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

You Get What You Pay For....and a little less!

Many have already commented on the horrendous way that NCL waited to the last minute to announce a change in itinerary, and a bungled effort to respond to initial complaints. None of these comments is exaggerated, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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juergroth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise line is cutting back more and more.

On our last cruise we experienced a further deterioration on value on Celebrity cruises. Since last September, our last cruise on the same ship, beverage packages allowances have been altered drastically. With the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mrjoseph

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rotterdam - Nice ship but don't go to the spa

Just got back from a Holland America Cruise on the Rotterdam. One of the last from the Port of Tampa. Not sure if the staff onboard is starting to get tired or what but some of the services were less than ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Full Time Cruiser

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

180 degrees TOO Much From Ordinary

We had never taken a motorized yacht before and wanted to try the smaller cruise experience. Yes the food was very good, always fresh and served timely. And the crew was very pleasant and focused on customer ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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custard75

17 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic cruise - with daily itinerary changes

We were supposed to sail from Southampton to Boston, New York, Port Canaveral and Miami. However, we were called on th Friday afternoon before the Monday cruise and told that due to storms in the Atlantic we would ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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House_Atreides

2 Reviews Written

Somewhat Happy Somewhat Not....

Our friends who we cruise with every couple of years suggested this cruise and we loved the itinerary and wanted to try the Star. We did this cruise back to back with the Caribbean cruise after this one. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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ralpert

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Transatlantic Fall 2018

To join my wife's sister and husband returning from St. Petersburg cruise. Comments from the four of us: 1. Poor on board Communications between captain and guests, infrequent and marginal information given ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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keystonekid64

1 Review Written

Breakaway Transatlantic Cruise

We did the Transatlantic Cruise previously on a May sailing and enjoyed it. This cruise was less enjoyable than the previous cruise. Activities were held in the Atrium which did not have room enough for the 3000+ ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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jdeemurphy

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don't book through Celebrity Cruises website - otherwise fine

I would rate the cruise as 4, except for the failure of the cruise-line to take responsibility for the online website error. In future, we will not book through Celebrity's website. We booked the cruise online ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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millylolly

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beware of short falls on the Norwegian cruises

We have ever done a transatlantic cruise before and thought it might be a good thing to try I suggest that no one should book a cruise out of Cape Canaveral. We had to queue first for an hour at the car park/drop ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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gpaton

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beware of extra charges. NCL charges for everything

Inaugural cruise, crossing the Atlantic Ocean. The ship was beautiful however only 2300 people were on the ship and you could not get a seat in any of the bars to listen to the music. I was in the Haven and the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jkpav

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Parents with small kids

The major issues I will address are 3 areas: 1. Pool and Children Access 2. Lounge Chair Availability 3. Staff and Service 1.Having a child under the age of 5 was problematic on this boat. If you ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Dit Clapper

13 Reviews Written

86 Helpful Votes

Non Smokers Stay Away!!!

Barcelona to Pt Canaveral. We chose this for the price ... we got free gratuities ... 4 specialty dinners and A MINI SUITE for 13 days for $899. per person. Spectacular! Except the boat is awful. We've have taken ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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losangelina

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

I enjoyed it. My husband found it old-fashioned.

We chose this cruise because we had massive items to transport from US to Germany, and because I have a back problem. We booked a package that included 2 days at 5 star hotel on Times Square in NYC -- wonderful. ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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bbeachgal

6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A nightmare followed by a mediocre cruise

This was part of our bucket list, to sail on one of the Queens to England, that is basically why we cose the QM2. We had a very nice flight to LaGuardia fro6tnm Toront. We had the Black car driver from heaven for ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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DAVIDWOOD50

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

High hopes with disappointment

Return journey from New York 18 days round trip ,the pinnacle being a half day tour of New York , but only got only 23 minutes in the Big Apple. If I wanted 18 days non stop at sea would have joined the Merchant ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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csmaslin

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

MIXED BAG

The itenary started out good, but due to circumstances beyond their control we were unable to complete the tours originally booked. The traditional dining food was good, the menu unexciting and the service was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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jologirl2013

1 Review Written

Busy, great ports but needed more sea days in between ports.

First Princess cruise and expected better. Disappointed. Very limited entertainment, the few things scheduled in the evening would be at the same time. ie: A bean bags toss-- really -- cruisers average age maybe ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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watchmywake

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Extraordinary itinerary

I like longer cruises, partly because embarkation and disembarkation are my least favorite aspects of cruising, but also because it offers more opportunity to meet other cruisers. I like transatlantic/transpacific ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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LilMizMargi

1 Review Written

TRANSATLANTIC 4.28.17

Embarkation in Miami was long and tedious, maneuvering the sea of people trying to get on board. My mother could not get her wheelchair as requested. There was a LONG line of people waiting, very few wheelchair ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Fast Alongside

43 Reviews Written

131 Helpful Votes

First Transatlantic Crossing

This was my first crossing even though I have done numerous previous cruises throughout the world. There were a large number of people who had done many crossings. Most of them agreed that this was either rougher ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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fxexd

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not ready for passengers

Embarkation was 4 hours late in starting, no heat for days despite 40 degrees outside. Numerous calls and visits to desk were put on back burner. Excursion very expensive and the worst we've ever taken. Taken to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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