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Viking Ocean Viking Sea Cruise Reviews for Repositioning Cruises to the Transatlantic

Viking Ocean
Viking Sea
Transatlantic
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

2

Average

4

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

22

Repositioning Cruises

22

Senior Cruises

6

Romantic Cruises

4

Group and Theme Cruises

3

22 Viking Ocean Viking Sea Cruise Reviews for Repositioning Cruises to the Transatlantic


montereymike46 avatar

montereymike46

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time on Viking, but already booked on the Jupiter for March 15, 2020

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We chose a 2-week trans-Atlantic repositioning cruise on the Viking Sea largely based on positive reviews from various sources. Although, none of our friends had cruised with Viking so we had no direct testimony. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Excursion Girl avatar

Excursion Girl

2 Reviews Written

Really Enjoyable. Madeira was surprisingly beautiful.

We chose this cruise because I had hand surgery recently and was not able to carry around suitcases. We thought an ocean cruise would allow us to have a great experience and not need to change rooms or locations, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Bridget31 avatar

Bridget31

8 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Among the best of routes but not the best of cruises.

Viking Cruise Trans-Atlantic September 2019 Our cruises are always chosen for their itinerary, but after that, of course, the cruise line is a major consideration. We came across the “In the Wake of the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


NH_Joe avatar

NH_Joe

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Expensive TransAtlantic Repositioning Cruise with Bad Weather

We picked this cruise because of its itinerary - "In the Wake of the Vikings" - a northerly transatlantic crossing, and we had to book it a year and a half in advance because it's only offered once a year. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


KerryMD avatar

KerryMD

1 Review Written

Every time I turned around, the Viking crew exceeded expectations

My brother and I wanted to cross the Atlantic. We were particularly looking forward to Funchal (Madeira) Portugal, cruising through the Strait of Gibraltar and visiting Sevilla and Valencia, Spain. We were not let ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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traceym4400

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great reviews? We were disappointed.

embarking was quick and easy. once we were on the ship at 3.30pm we were advised that the ship would be leaving that night instead of the original plan of the next evening due to weather which meant we missed the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


PRH avatar

PRH

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing, delightful cruise across the Atlantic.

Transatlantic from San Juan to Barcelona with stops in Madeira, Tangier, and Cadiz. The ship is beautiful! The food was excellent no matter the venue. Enjoyed the entertainment and movies with discussion groups ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Paradise Found

2 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship...But We Got it Out of our System...Back to HAL and Celebrity

We chose the Viking Sea because we really liked the itinerary and had never sailed on Viking before. Our previous river cruising has been on Uniworld and Avalon. Trying the Viking ocean experience was a change ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ALWAYSATSEA!!

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

We Will Never Sail on Viking Again!

We chose to do a repositioning cruise on the Viking Sea in March of 2018 from San Juan to Barcelona. We have sailed over a dozen times on other cruise lines, predominately Seabourn and have done four other ...
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Sail Date March 2018


dianaluna avatar

dianaluna

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best of best

2nd time on viking ocean cruise. Will never choose another cruiseline. They got it right, cruise director Mark is not the cornball type like many others, has great taste in entertainment, which is superior to all ...
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Sail Date March 2018


DewMoney avatar

DewMoney

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful TransAtlantic Cruise

We had heard good reports about Viking River Cruises and when we saw this lovely itinerary on the relatively new Viking Ocean Cruise line we decided to give it a try. And we were delighted with our choice! One ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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ssFLANDRE

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The Good and the (Really) Bad

My introduction to transatlantic crossings was aboard the legendary FRANCE, back in 1971. During the ensuing decades I’ve sailed aboard more than 60 passenger ships and have crisscrossed the Atlantic too many ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Azulann avatar

Azulann

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Stellar ship and Wonderful service

I have been smitten with the Viking ship design since the first brochure arrived in my maibox a number of years ago. Picked this 15 day Transatlantic crusie for its sea days and ports of call. Frist TA and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Cheryl Irene avatar

Cheryl Irene

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful cruise experience!

My husband and I chose this cruise for the itinerary as well as Viking's stellar reputation. We weren't disappointed. The cabin, food and service were exceptional. We've cruised with RSS and Celebrity but Viking ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Catamarca avatar

Catamarca

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Comfortable ship and good experiences

We chose this cruise partly for the Viking Route and partly to try out the Viking Ocean ship as we were also looking at another Viking cruise. On the whole we greatly enjoyed our experience. Customer service ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Macanudo avatar

Macanudo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delightful Cruise With An Interesting Theme

My wife and I, both in our 70's made the cruise. Our pre-cruise visit to Bergen was great. We had Viking plan the air, which was a mistake. They routed us through Heathrow, which I avoid based on experience several ...
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Sail Date September 2017


coachdale avatar

coachdale

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Experience of a Lifetime!

As a retired 35 year History teacher traveling alone, I was searching for a cruise that would be more appropriate to the classroom experiences I had with my students. The Viking SEA cruise "In the Wake of the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Mrozek avatar

Mrozek

2 Reviews Written

Viking 2017

Our experience with a Viking river cruise was excellent and the ship's itinerary was what we wanted. The staff is excellent and is very friendly. The support staff works well together providing quiet and efficient ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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hummingbirddragon

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

New Places, New Ship, Needs Improvement

We went on this repositioning cruise because of the unusual itinerary. Norway, Shetland Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Newfoundland, Quebec and Montreal. It involved following how Vikings made their way ...
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Sail Date September 2016


Elliotbay avatar

Elliotbay

8 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

What could go wrong, did.

My wife and I choose this cruise based on the itinerary. It was called "In the Wake of the Vikings". We left Seattle on Seattle on Sept. 15 the spend some time in Norway. We flew through Iceland to Oslo and took the ...
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Sail Date September 2016


hannahmeredith avatar

hannahmeredith

2 Reviews Written

Days at sea

After thoroughly enjoying our Viking Homelands cruise in 2016, we decided we just didn't have much time on the ship. So crossing the Atlantic for 6 days was a delight! We never lacked for anything to do. The ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Montana013 avatar

Montana013

1 Review Written

Relaxing and stimulating

The repositioningcruose is an xcellent way to get to Europe if you have time. It eliminated jet lag. Lectures were interesting. Lecturers knowledgeable, friendly and animated. Great tasting food and good variety. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Viking Sea Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.54.2
Public Rooms5.04.9
Fitness Recreation4.54.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.5
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