Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


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4 out of 5


Sail Date: August 29, 2016

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

Staff was great, my steward C. Concepsion, exceptional, I enjoyed my spa treatments and the art auction.  I enjoyed the scenery and my excursion except the water was rough and I got sea sick, but did see many whales, sea lions and seals.


If there is a complaint it is that you could have communicated photo opportunities better.  For instance people saw the Northern Lights on two nites, but I never heard or saw any notification that I should be in a certain area of the boat at certain times.  I learned from the photo shop manager that there was a particular night that is well known and that all the captains stopped there.  Why wasn't that on the daily activity list at a minimum?  Another is the glacier during the inside passage portion, My room was on the wrong side of the boat, there was nothing in the daily activity list and no announcement I heard that told us which side of the ship to be on during which hours so I missed it completely. 


I would also suggest that aerosol spraying of hand sanitizer while a good idea for keeping germs in check is a horrible thing for any of us with  asthma or allergies.  No way to avoid the airborne spray with folks standing in the doorways spraying everyone's hands.  I ended up having a pretty severe allergy attach as I'm highly sensitive to chemicals. 


Don't get me wrong, I LOVED the cruise and will recommend it to others and would go again too!



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Add the potential photo opportunities to the daily activity sheets, that way people know what to plan for.

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