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Disney Magic - Disney Cruise Line

Consumer rating from 19 reviews

"Excellent cruise, superior service, great atmosphere.

Lots to do for the adults and the kids. We'll do it again!" Read review

 

Freedom of the Seas - Royal Caribbean

Consumer rating from 3 reviews

"We enjoyed some of the best entertainment at sea, from ice

skating to theater production shows, concerts and live music

throughout the ship. It was continuous fun all week long." Read review

 

Liberty of the Seas - Royal Caribbean

Consumer rating from 2 reviews

"This ship is elegantly decorated. She is a floating resort in herself,

with great entertainment, especially the ice-skating show. This cruise

for us was a most pleasant Caribbean vacation. " Read review

 

Oosterdam - Holland America Line

Consumer rating from 10 reviews

"Excellent value, good ports of call and excursions, generally well

-organized and excellent service." Read review

 

Seven Seas Navigator - Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Consumer rating from 6 reviews

"If  you want pampering, a beautiful boat, incredible

cabin with more than you could imagine for a cruise ship,

then this is it!" Read review

 

Carnival Liberty - Carnival Cruise Lines

Consumer rating from 8 reviews

"This was our 12th Carnival cruise and definitely our best on

 an immaculate ship with great service and food." Read review

 

Norwegian Jewel - Norwegian Cruise Line

Consumer rating from 15 reviews

"We had a wonderful family vacation, looking forward

 to going again." Read review

 

Mariner of the Seas - Royal Caribbean

Consumer rating from 14 reviews

"This was our first 7-night cruise and it was absolutely perfect!

 We wouldn't change anything except to make it longer!" Read review

 

Oceania Regatta - Oceania Cruises

Consumer rating from 2 reviews

"This is a 5-star cruise line in the making. Somewhere between

 a mainstream cruise line and a luxury line, Oceania is creating

 its own unique niche in a crowded cruise industry." Read review

 

Celebrity Summit - Celebrity Cruise Line

Consumer rating from 22 reviews

"Alaska is an amazing destination full of majestic

 scenery and a voyage there on Summit adds to the

 beauty of the experience." Read review

 

Eurodam - Holland America Line

Consumer rating from 1 reviews

"Eurodam is HAL's first Signature-Class ship and it is a big step

 ahead for this classic industry leader." Read review

 

Caribbean Princess - Princess Cruises

Consumer rating from 19 reviews

"Excellent vacation with two young children (3 and 7) to

Canada and New England." Read review

 

Diamond Princess - Princess Cruises

Consumer rating from 12 reviews

"The way to go for an Alaska cruise/tour." Read review

 

Zuiderdam - Holland America Line

Consumer rating from 23 reviews

"The Zuiderdam carries on the long standing Holland America

 tradition of elegant cruise liners. But this one is for a

 much younger clientele." Read review

 

Crystal Symphony - Crystal Cruises

Consumer rating from 6 reviews

"Northbound Alaska cruise ... had a balcony stateroom

 with great views." Read review

 

Celebrity Millennium - Celebrity Cruises

Consumer rating from 22 reviews

"An excellent cruise on a great ship with

superb service." Read review

 

Tahitian Princess - Princess Cruises

Consumer rating from 5 reviews

"A dream vacation to Tahiti, Huahine, Raritea,

Bora Bora, Moorea." Read review

 

Star Princess - Princess Cruises

Consumer rating from 11 reviews

"The unusual itinerary made this cruise an

unforgettable one. Beautiful scenes, such as

spectacular sunrises and sunsets, icebergs of

all sizes and shapes with various shades of

blue ice and dramatic mountain peaks remain

forever impressed in our minds." Read review

 

Carnival Spirit - Carnival Cruise Lines

Consumer rating from 19 reviews

"What a great way to spend the holidays! Great stops,

exciting tours, spacious cabin and so relaxing." Read review

 

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