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Veendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 13, 2019

Ship: Veendam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 529

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We really enjoyed this cruise and felt it was a very good value for the cost.


4 out of 5
No problems! It was about normal for cruises.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We really enjoyed the food. We especially liked that they took measures to ensure safety at the buffets.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5
The music and the comedians were very very entertaining!

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff and service could not have been better. They were second to none.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
This is an older ship, but I found it to be well maintained. It was clean and well maintained. Our cabin was quite comfortable for an inside stateroom. The elevators were problematic at times. My wife was stuck in one of them.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very clean and comfortable. The size was about what we expected.

Ship tip

Enjoy the Crow's Nest! It is a wonderful spot to relax and take in the views.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

Did not spend time except to board ship.

Grand Turk Island

4 out of 5
No excursion...just used the beach off the ship. Wear water shoes as the ocean floor is rocky.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Nice port to walk around. We just visited shops.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
We really enjoyed Coki Beach and Coral World.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
It is a beautiful beach and the BBQ was good.


5 out of 5
Very smooth disembarkation.
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