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Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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15 Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Warm New Years with Warm Friends


Unless you pay for the more extravagant excursions, most coastal Mexican towns/ports are very similar with a lot of souvenir shops and pushy junk vendors. In Puerta Vallarta, the Cathedral of Our Lady of ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A disappointment this holiday season

I was on the Crown Princess for Christmas and celebrated it with my family on board. For our itinerary, we visited Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Manzanillo. My family of 4 stayed in two connecting ...
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Sail Date December 2015

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SoCal Flyer

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

OK, But Some Rough Spots

A 4-day "New Year's" cruise on the Imagination out of Long Beach was our first trip with Carnival in a number of years, and overall we were satisfied with the brief jaunt, although there were a couple of ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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1 Review Written

2014 Thanksgiving Family Cruise

My family and I were very excited to take a cruise that we’d been planning and looking forward to for almost a year. When the day of the trip finally arrived, everyone was excited as we climbed into two large ...
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Sail Date November 2014

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Miracle

Carnival was not "up front" with it's guests for this cruise. A lot of us didn't realize until it was too late, that the Miracle has been having propulsion problems since early this year, and decided to continue ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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12 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Thanksgiving on the Miracle.....

For the 2nd year in a row, we spent Thanksgiving on the 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise. Here is a brief review and some tips: Embarkation: At Long Beach you first check your luggage with a porter on the ground floor ...
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Sail Date November 2013

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1 Review Written

Holiday On Carnival

My husband and I took this cruise to avoid the holiday same ol same ol. We left the 23rd of December and returned January 1st. It worked! All in all we had a very good time. We were lucky to meet some new ...
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Sail Date December 2011

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1 Review Written

Carnival Splendor Cruise to Mexican Riviera12/24/11-1/1/12

The Carnival Cruise on the Splendor Mexican Riviera was just fair. I was glad I was on a scooter so my group didn't have to wait in the long line to board. The line was at least 30 to 45 mins of waiting. The ship ...
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Sail Date December 2011

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3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disney's MR in the Walt Disney Suite Holiday cruise 2011

First, a little background. DH and are in our early 40s and have sailed about 7 or 8 times before, previously on RCCL and Princess. We did the 2 night cruise to "nowhere" on Disney's Wonder in February 2011, and ...
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Sail Date December 2011

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1 Review Written

No Thanks Thanksgiving

My husband and I are a young 70, and we booked a cruise on the Sapphire Princess over the Thanksgiving holiday because we were not going to be with family. It never occurred to us that a holiday cruise would be ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Value for Money - Just not for us

Carnival Paradise One disappointing thing to note which was totally out of the cruise lines control was the weather, we left an unusually warm London for an equally unusual cold and wet LA. This may have had an ...
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Sail Date November 2011

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1 Review Written

Reasonable cruise with some let-downs

Basically, this was a good cruise. The stateroom was quite adequate, clean and well maintained. Meals in the main dining room were very good and the waiter service excellent. Unfortunately, the same could not be ...
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Sail Date October 2011

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1 Review Written

Cruise from hell

My family went on our first cruise the week of November 21, 2010 on Mariner of the Seas, visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerta Vallarta. I was in a balcony stateroom with my husband and three year old ...
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Sail Date November 2010

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2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

For a Good Time... Bring Money!

We wanted to take our teen daughters on a vacation over Christmas that would give them as well as us a lot of activities and entertainment. We decided on a cruise because the website boasts about all the activities ...
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Sail Date December 2009

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2 Reviews Written

Thanksgiving cruise on the NCL STAR

My girlfriend and I are in our early 30's. We sailed the Mexican Rivera on the Norwegian Star November 22nd thru November 29th. We took the same Thanksgiving cruise last year on the Star. Last year the cruise was 8 ...
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Sail Date November 2008

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