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Contributor Level: Third Mate
Dec 28, 2016

Most passengers were in their 60's and 70's. They have no activities for small children.

Contributor Level: Purser
Sep 09, 2017

Take advantage of what the ship has to offer. The exclusions were well done. I believe they may have been expensive but well done.

Aug 25, 2017

Expect to meet lovely people from all over the world. Most are seasoned travelers. Ship is a sweet vessel,

Contributor Level: Purser
Jun 21, 2017

This is not a cruise for small kids that need to be entertained. I think even teens would be bored. It is a great ship for adults but it isn't just "older" adults, either. Bring magnetic hooks for the walls in your cabin so that you have additional storage options.

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Jun 19, 2017

All dining is "country club casual." The 60 to 70 aged cruisers tend to be well-heeled and have had their share of tuxes and ties. I loved that I never even needed the sports jacket I brought with me.

Contributor Level: Third Mate
Jul 09, 2016

This is not a cruise for younger couples.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jun 26, 2016

Leave the kids at home and take someone special with you. Make sure you like to eat, and not on a diet when you step on this boat.

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Oct 06, 2017

The Azzaretto's thought that the Azamara was Azamazing!

Contributor Level: Purser
Sep 19, 2017

Be prepared for a small ship.

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 16, 2017

Go on some other cruise line.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jul 21, 2017

Get to the Living Room" early, if you want a good seat. It is very popular and offers a fabulous view of the scenery.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jan 14, 2017

The back of the boat (from the rear elevator to nearly the back) buzzes with engine noise. So, if vibration bothers you, you might want to be mindful of where you select your cabin. The small ship really makes the journey more personable than a larger vessel. We will go again!

Contributor Level: Third Mate
Jan 09, 2017

Book your special dinners in Prime C or Aqualina prior to embarkation as they are mostly booked-out by the start of the cruise.

Contributor Level: Purser
Nov 07, 2016

Be sure to know your ports as the biggest shortcoming of this cruise was lack of knowledge even to the point of first ever incorrect booking by the land tour staff.

Contributor Level: Purser
Oct 17, 2016

This was mostly older folks.

Contributor Level: Third Mate
Sep 13, 2016

Don't hesitate to see the ships medical staff if you have an issue. One of our friends slipped on the stairs and hurt her hand. She stopped in to see the doctor. They did a full exam including an xray. No charge, no hassle.

Contributor Level: Third Mate
Sep 12, 2016

This is not for children.

Contributor Level: Purser
Sep 12, 2016

A cruise for relaxation. Not a cruise for people who want constant entertainment and activity, Azamara is more subdued. A great cruise to unwind and experience foreign countries, delightful cuisine, and meet new friends.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jun 20, 2016

Understand that the entertainment is different than on larger ships. Don't expect huge productions.

Contributor Level: Purser
Apr 26, 2016

If you can upgrade to suite.

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