Typhoon Changes

Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Celebrity Millennium

13 Night Japanese Explorer (Tokyo Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 30, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Millennium

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I’m impressed how well changes and accommodations could be made in Yokohama because of a typhoon, then later the itinerary changes because of the second typhoon. Celebrity shore excursions were expensive, and none for the “mild” activity rating. A nice alternative was the availability of free shuttles.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
They took good care of back-to-back passengers.

Ship experiences

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Didn’t care for comedian and magician and hypnotist. Musical guests were good.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Itinerary changes and decisions for safety due to two typhoons were excellent.

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

5 out of 5

Shimizu, Japan

5 out of 5
Skipped it on the first part of the trip, but glad we could get it in just before the end.

Kobe (Kyoto), Japan

5 out of 5

Kochi, Japan

5 out of 5

Hiroshima, Japan Did not visit port

Nice to have Nagasaki added in exchange.

Busan (Pusan), South Korea

5 out of 5
Loved the beautiful bridge!

Hakodate, Japan Did not visit port

Sad to miss the morning market.

Aomori, Japan Did not visit port

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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