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14 days of S America in January
"We had a very good time and our ship had no engine or delay problems . The seas were very calm on our sailing & when we rounded Cape Horn it was like a lake with good visibility. The Captain said that is unusual..."Read More
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Norwegian Star, Suite 12012, The Deep Freeze

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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George and Marina

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took a South America cruise on the Norwegian Star, February 15-29, 2020, from Santiago Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although our suite was very nice, we found the first night of our cruise the heating system did not work in our accommodations. Since heating would be nice to have while watching Glaciers, and cruising Cape Horn, we asked to have it repaired. For two days they were ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Balcony


This was a nice itinerary for bottom of South America.

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Rude1

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We saw this trip and figured it would round out what we wanted to see in South American. There was some concern as the messages on CC said there was a possible problem with the ship's engines on the previous voyage (reverse of this one). Not sure of the real story but we had no problem and ship ran fine. Overall the cruise was enjoyable except for the problem with our cabin (see below) and with ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Inside


Bucket List Panama Canal Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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Freyward_Cruiser

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

We picked this cruise because of the timing, the price and the destination. It was exactly what we wanted! My aunt turned 60 and I turned 30 while on this cruise. It was such a fun way to celebrate! We had never done a Norwegian Cruise before (we have done other cruises) and so we thought we would give it a try. The shows every night were so much fun. We particularly enjoyed the cruise ship ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

Traveled with disabled person


NCL Cost Cutting At All Time High

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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wvacations

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Our last NCL cruise has shown how they are cutting so much that there is just not much value left in cruising with NCL. The beverage package that most all passengers get for "Free" is not worth the price, we had to pay $605 in service charges for the free package). They have 48 wines by the glass on the wine menu (bottles not allowed with the package) and 38 of them are over the limit for the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Family Penthouse with Large Balcony


Not to my expectation

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Greyhorse

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this Latin American cruise because I had a very memorable experience with Gate1 Discovery guided tour last year and I wanted to re-trace my path with my wife from Buenos Aires to Strait of Magellan in Chile, with extension to P. Chacabuco, Puerto Montt and Santiago. With the other cruise ships I have luxuriated myself with Steam and Dry sauna free of charge. NCL Star on the other hand ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview


The Cruise Curmudgeon Goes to South America

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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The Cruise Curmudgeon

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

South America on the Norwegian Star This trip was pretty fantastic! The smaller, older Norwegian ships are far preferable to the gigantic, crowded mega-ships, in my opinion! This is what we liked about our South American voyage on the Star: (1) The ship was nicely quiet in most places. There was not annoying music playing in the hallways and public venues. (2) One lovely thing about the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Disappointing

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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Annedee

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Was excited for my first trip to South America and loved the itinerary! Visited some very remote areas and saw beautiful scenery. Especially loved the Glaciers, the penguins and the sea lions. Unfortunately, the experience on the ship was the disappointing part! It started with embarkation which was a disaster with long lines and frustrated guests. I’m platinum, which is supposed to afford ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview Porthole Window


Exceeded expectations

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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CarolatSea

6-10 Cruises

Age 2020s

Seeing Patagonia has been on my bucket llst for a while, and we had high expectations for this trip. We booked a year in advance, planned a week in Santiago before the cruise and a week after in Buenos Aires. In a word, everything was AMAZING. This will be a long review wiih lots of recommendations. :-) We stayed at a lovely, family-run, small hotel in Santiago -- Hotel Mery. Highly ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Family Balcony


14-Day South America From San Antonio (Eastbound)

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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rakaraka

10+ Cruises

Age 110s

14-Day South America From San Antonio (Eastbound): Flight from Miami to Santiago, Chile: At airline check-in, we were surprised with a $90 a bag fee and $54 seat fee. We used Norwegian to book our flights and there was a web site on our reservation to check the baggage regulations. Our bags were under the weight and size limit. Clearly stated that for our first checked bag there was no charge. We ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


South America 4 January 2020 Cruise

Review for Norwegian Star to South America

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wildrover59

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We picked the NCL Star as my wife and I have sailed on 4 other NCL ships with good experiences. The main reason for sailing was the excellent itinerary. We generally found the Star to be poorly laid out with little or no "quiet" space where you could sit of and relax. There is no observation lounge as this was apparently removed to be replaced with more cabins. GETTING ON AND ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


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