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Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Excellent

918

Very Good

467

Average

281

Poor

159

Terrible

89

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Family Cruises

53,817

Romantic Cruises

23,987

Senior Cruises

20,390

Entertainment Cruises

11,982

Holiday Cruises

1,972

1,972 Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


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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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Ni3166

1 Review Written

Awesome Christmas Cruise!!

We were looking for a Christmas vacation without any of us having to cook or plan events. This was definately the best family Christmas week for the 20 of us!! Our group ages ranged from 5-85 yrs old and every one ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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wenzzzz

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good cruise

Embarkation from Singapore was a little slow, arrived at the pier at 12 noon and didn't board until 145pm. Cabin was ready straight away and luggage was waiting for us at our door. Cabin D307 Dolphin Deck 9. We ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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retired seniors

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise

decided to spend Christmas away last year, 1st time ever, chose Marella cruise as was convenient to fly from Birmingham, all inclusive including tips and very english. Haoliday was great ship was full and very busy. ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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scottfree

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Christmas holiday river cruise, Memphis to New Orleans

My wife and I have done 29 cruises, mostly ocean but several European river cruises. My wife likes new ships so we decided to do the American Duchess. Overall, the ship is fine but we seemed to notice that dinning ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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rbrski

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

9 Night Christmas Cruise 12/21-30/2017

This was our second Christmas cruise with RCCL with the first one being in 2015 on the Serenade of the Seas. This was just as good, if not better!! We were happy to see Christmas caroling and midnight mass being ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Gino1191

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Holidaze

Literally the best holiday ever! We decided to spend Christmas on the Escape and it did not disappoint. Everything was wonderful. Our group consisted on folks aged 22 to 79 and everyone found their niche and ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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gandjpedersen

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grandeur of the Seas - Showing its Age

Departing from Baltimore was excellent! We anticipated a wonderful, joyful Christmas cruise. In actuality, the decorations and activities were minimal and low budget. The entertainment was generally passable, but ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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markc714

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Old boat with poor food options

Traveled to the Bahamas (Nassau and RC's Coco Cay) on Royal Caribbeans Majesty of the Seas from Port Canaveral Florida. December 29 to January 2 my wife and I brought in the new year of 2018. Weather for entire trip ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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bobdudley2003

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

What happened to Royal Caribbean?

I was on the Christmas 2017 Allure of the Seas cruise. My wife and I had a balcony room. We have done about a dozen cruises, the last several on Royal Caribbean. As a matter of fact, this was our second time on ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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FirePolice16NJ

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

NCL Gem - Dec 23 2017 - 11 Day

Chose this cruise based on where it sailed from, where it sailed to, how long the sailing was, and when it sailed. First time being away from home over the holiday. My family very much enjoyed this sailing. We ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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sbmommaut

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Christmas Cruise on Carnival Miracle

We picked this cruise because we've always wanted to do a Mexican Riveria cruise and this one worked for our time off from work. We did not travel with any children or anyone else...just the husband and myself!! ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Mazy freitag

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Refurbished ship and new bedding

Usually try and sail from San Francisco. The ship was full as travelled over New Year. Holiday decorations were still up for the first few days so looked very festive. Weather was not so hot travelling to Mexico ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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LBFLEX

4 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Years on the Sun in South America

We chose this cruise for three main reasons. The itinerary went to ports in Brazil that we have never been before. Two, we love the staff and the service on the NCL Sun. Three, the food is always excellent, although ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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ejcooper0

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Christmas/New Years cruise Dec 21 2016

We travelled with three couples who are all good friends. We were booked in Aqua class and there were various comments among us regarding the value. We absolutely loved Blu, the diningroom designated to be used ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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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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billpeg

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Christmas cruise

To enjoy a special Christmas and New Years holiday vacation in which I treated my sons and their wives (40 ish adults) I booked this cruise expecting an enjoyable 10 days. I Have been on over 40 cruises to date and ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Broddles

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Fun

This was my first time on Princess cruises, and I must say i was not disappointed. On the first night at dinner I was sat at a table of other solo travellers all aged between 64 and 86. I have no complaints ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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anabelniles

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship, terrible service

We chose to do this cruise as it encompassed both Christmas (which also happens to be my son's birthday) and New Year's Eve--many other cruise options offered just one or the other. For such a big ship, I was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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diana61

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

New Years Cruise on the Freedon of the Seas

First I'd like to state that we are Diamond Plus member and this was our 4th sailing on the Freedom of the Seas. We were very disappointed and a very big let down by royal Caribbean cruise line. We have always loved ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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bjlo

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Interesting cruise

Traveled for the Christmas week on the Epic. Our group was a party of 6 with two large balcony cabins. We were 4 adults and 2 teens. Embarkation was very easy. No lines at 11 AM. Staff greeted us with a smile and we ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Markymarc

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

What a dissapointment

It was our second time with the Epic and we thought it would be a great idea to spent new year on board. The crew was not polite even rude at sometimes the officers where rude and were apparently a bit tired, the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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greggliz

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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Fitzysue

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess New Zealand Dec 2016: Poor overall, service, food, coms........

We are 2 women. I am in my late fifties, my travelling companion in her seventies. Originally my parents (also in their seventies) were to join us for the cruise in the adjacent mini-suite, but had to cancel at ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Kateandstevec

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Explorer of rhe seas 22/12/2016 - 03/02/2017

Have to say our room attendant, waiters and drink waiter staff of an evening made a trip amazing, nothing was too much of a problem and they went beyond to make a cruise memorable. Overall our cruise was great, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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