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Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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40 Los Angeles Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


sydneywuu avatar

sydneywuu

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fun Christmas Cruise!

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This cruise was my third time aboard the Ruby Princess, having boarded the ship one year ago with the same destination (Holiday Mexican Rivera). My family and I enjoy cruising on mid-sized ships. Mexico was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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rmurray847

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Our group of 12 had a great time at sea for the holidays!

Our group of 12 was on the NORWEGIAN JEWEL from December 23 -30, 2016. The group was my wife and I (4 other cruises) in an Oceanview stateroom, my 29 year old son and his girlfriend (first cruise) in an Oceanview ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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sueohara

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Christmas Cruise, and First Princess Experience with Family Suite

I traveled with my family of four on the Ruby Princess for its Christmas Cruise to Hawaii. We flew from Oklahoma the night before the cruise was to debark and had done 'massive' preparation for the trip. We packed ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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tomzon75

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent New Year's Cruise

My wife and I cruised on the Norwegian Star over New Year's 2015. I read all of the reviews before the cruise. I have to say the Star is in excellent shape, it is a beautiful ship. This was our 8th cruise overall, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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skiserf

1 Review Written

New Year's Cruise

After reading many reviews lambasting Carnival for their shoddy em/de barkation procedures and abysmal tender offload in Cabo, we were a little concerned about what to expect. Perhaps we set our expectations really ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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coba57

7 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A surprisingly pleasant cruise

Having just come off a 7 day Mexican Riviera cruise in a suite aboard the Norwegian Star, I wasn't expecting much from our 4 day cruise to Catalina Island and Ensenada in an ocean view cabin on one of the oldest ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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spqr369

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise to Hawaii (round trip LA)

My family (parents and husband) and I recently returned from this cruise (11/19-12/4/2014) and were very happily surprised after reading a few bad reviews about the Grand Princess. Yes, she needs a rehab to the ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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josiemartinez

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

A Really

Just returned from the NYE cruise out of Long Beach on the Carnival Miracle. A few impressions: Debarkation: Miserably hot, long lines outside then once escorted inside the check in area – Eureka! I was speedily ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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LJHSViking

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

The Skip Christmas Cruise

Husband and I wanted a year off from Christmas celebrations: no tree, no lights, no gifts. Church, music, dinner would be missed, but not the shopping and sales. Holiday week cruises are usually sky-high, so when we ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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sunnyvegas

2 Reviews Written

Christmas Cruise to the Mexican Riveria

My husband and I have been on four cruises—three of which were on Norwegian. We have found that the freestyle cruising concept works really well for us and that the service is always great. We have tried different ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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travlin2

5 Reviews Written

Easy, Simple, and Relaxing!

This was our 14th total cruise, 7th with Princess, and our 2nd time on this particular cruise and ship. This was our 1st time staying in a mini suite stateroom. My wife is a "bath tub" person and the mini suites ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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eberky.max@gmail.com

1 Review Written

New Years on the Carnival Splendor

There was 4 in our group. Our friends, my husband & I. We have sailed with Carnival before so we knew were going to have a great holiday. We can honestly say it was the best New Years we have ever had. Everything ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Bob808

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Experience - 12/15/12 Sailing - 14 days

A really good 14 day experience. My Stateroom number was C309, one of the staterooms with the small curved balcony. STATEROOM: The room was typical in size and in great condition. The balcony was small but was just ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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CMarin1975

1 Review Written

Carnival's Thanksgiving Mexican Riviera

This was our first cruise and we had a great, great time! The cabins were spacious and super clean. There were many food options. Our sign & sail cards showed our dining time & table number on them. You have the ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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Yorba Linda Traveler

1 Review Written

Great Time Great Cruise

We just got back yesterday from a four day cruise on the Inspiration. We had read a very favorable yet insightful review from a travel agent so we really didn't have high or low expectations of this boat. As, I ...
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Sail Date November 2012


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Born2Go2C

1 Review Written

Wonderful Sapphire Cruise to Hawai'i

I have never written a cruise review before, but wanted to write a detailed one, in appreciation for all the great tips and information I have learned from reading previous reviews here. Here goes my very long ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Martha Faith

1 Review Written

Sapphire Princess to Hawaii

My husband and I decided to escape on Princess this Christmas holiday. We have never been away for the holiday. We thought Hawaii, the beauty of the islands and the warm weather just might be the ticket. (No. VA.) ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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GlassBeagles

1 Review Written

Carnival Insperation Christmas Cruise 2011

Our family of four decided to spend Christmas on a three day cruise this year. Our son would have just turned 21 and it would be the first time he could enjoy a DOD! Although it was quite expensive we booked a Grand ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Nikki Lisette

3 Reviews Written

Christmas Cruise

EMBARKATION: Easy peasy. We got there around 2pm - carried on our luggage. No fuss, no lines. Went straight to our room. Unpacked a little, grabbed our Fun Times and toured the ship. FOOD: Ate at the poolside ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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FlaParrotHead

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

14 Days of Paradise

I can honestly say that this was one of, if not THE, best cruise that we have taken in about 20 years of cruising. For us, this cruise brought us many firsts, including our first out of LA/Long Beach, our first ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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MartiK

2 Reviews Written

First time on Disney Wonder

Over all, we had a great time. And my kids especially enjoyed it; they have fantastic kids' programs for all ages (both oldest son and youngest son ended up with the 11-13 year olds all week). So bottom line, ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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BrettySpaghetti

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Returning to the Pinkest Ship in the West

For Thanksgiving 2011, two friends accompanied me for my eighth cruise and second on the Splendor, famous for having suffered a crippling fire that stranded its passengers at sea in November 2010. Carnival is a very ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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Cameraman

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

WHAT A WAY TO BRING IN THE NEW YEAR

About the Coral: I won't tell you what I have read in all the other reviews. I will only give new information I have about the Coral. 1. The staterooms are magnetic. By bringing strong kitchen magnets I could ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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justthefourofus

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

This will be a long review because I want to include as much as I can for those of you traveling with tweens and/or teens - that was the info. I had the hardest time finding reviews for when I searched and planned ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Lauraloha

3 Reviews Written

Sapphire Mexico Dec 04

We sailed the Sapphire Princess out of Los Angeles on December 4, 2010. This was the fourth cruise for my mother and I, the second Princess cruise this year. My husband and his mother were with us, the first time ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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