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16 Transatlantic Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Costa Cruise; Savona to Miami


Very mixed feelings about Costa. The best service from the staff and some of the best food that we have ever had on a cruise ship! We did all our research and knew that our shore excursions may get cancelled for ...
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Sail Date December 2014

Nicola31 avatar


2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

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Never again on the Black Watch

My husband and I had the worst cruise in 25 years of cruising. We were due to leave Southampton on 20th December but the Captain announced that due to heavy storms we would have to stay in port overnight and leave ...
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Sail Date December 2013

kkatt1 avatar


1 Review Written


We were really excited to be taking the inaugural voyage of the Norwegian Breakaway from Southampton to New York this April but excitement led to let down as we boarded the ship and then throughout the voyage. 1st ...
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Sail Date April 2013

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2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A mixed bag.

My wife and I joined the Nieuw Amsterdam in Venice for a Collectors Cruise, 11 days cruising the Eastern Mediterranean followed by a 17 day cruise that started in Venice and terminated in Fort Lauderdale. We had a ...
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Sail Date October 2011

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1 Review Written

Two weeks of heaven

we embarked on our cruise on 30th October 2011 from Southampton, the embarkation procedure took quite a long time but I guess we just arrived at a busy time, we had flown down to Gatwick and were met by a rep who ...
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Sail Date November 2011

jt10s avatar


2 Reviews Written

Medicane and Medicare: Hazards on the High Seas

Remember the end of the 1985 movie Cocoon when all the rejuvenated elderly folks went with the aliens to their world where people never get ill, age or die? Well, they're back with a vengeance and I think I know ...
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Sail Date November 2011

47jag avatar


2 Reviews Written

Never Go Back

I have just joined Cruise Critic on the recommendation of one of the passengers ( ??? on the treadmill. Hi Annette) on this years trip. I have to echo the opinions of CLEMENTJR with respect to cost cutting, food ...
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Sail Date September 2011

Darshan1 avatar


15 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Very Nice But Maybe Bigger Isn't Better?

The Magic should, theoretically, provide more fun things to do than a smaller ship because there should be tons more space. Well, no. A lot of that free space is taken up by many more cabins and two more "premium" ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

No more reasons

The transfer bought from Celebrity from Rome to the port is not worth the money. Celebrity's buses were at a hotel way out of the city of Rome, so by the time you take a taxi to this hotel for their bus, sit around ...
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Sail Date October 2011

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Traveller 2

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Elegance , Historic , Classic

If you are expecting poor service , bland food , a party atmosphere , "push those drinks" , neon light Vegas decor and terrible entertainment then you are going to be greatly disappointed if you sail on the ...
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Sail Date October 2011

NAR1 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Crown Princess Pros and cons

We had a 39 day cruise around the British Isle, across the Atlantic by way of Iceland, Greenland, New York and up into Quebec City during August and September 2011. There were many good things I liked and equaly as ...
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Sail Date August 2011

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Going to the USA the interesting way!

"Pacific Princess" Mediterranean and Transatlantic Cruise 23 November to 22 December 2010 We know the "R" ships well, having sailed on Insignia, Journey and Quest, and we like the size and design. We ...
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Sail Date November 2010

Gelbel avatar


4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Service really is king on Fred

We've just come back from a transatlantic repositioning cruise to the Caribbean on Fred Olsen's Braemar. We are fast becoming seasoned cruisers and, having done this cruise with P&O two years ago, can make valid ...
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Sail Date October 2010

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4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Life time of memories

We arrived at the port of Civitavecchia on Nov 15th for a cruise starting on Nov 18th. What a wonderful little port town to stay in and to visit the market and walk around with the locals. We stayed at the Hotel ...
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Sail Date November 2009

swamper avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise in my life

The MSC Cruise line is for the birds. If you plan a cruise DO NOT CHOOSE MSC CRUISE LINES. It is a very boring place to be. The food was terrible-horrible-everything was either undercooked or overcooked....they ...
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Sail Date December 2008

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love to cruz

1 Review Written

Unwanted relatives

We are not novices to cruising as this was our 39th cruise. We are gold card members of the MSC line. Until this sailing, MSC has been our favorite cruise line. Unfortunately the service made us feel like unwanted ...
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Sail Date December 2008

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