After 9 Viking river cruises, I decided to try a Viking Ocean cruise.
As usual, the booking was a nightmare. Booking agents are impossible to work with. When you book something, you get an acknowledgement that doesn't reflect what was agreed. This booking was never really correct but we went with it anyway.
Air is impossible to deal with. We were told we had seat assignments then found we did not. With a nearly full international flight, we got some bad seats.
Shore excursions are a bait and switch. The included ones are worthless and the optional ones are over priced. From the conversation on the ship, the optional tours are no better.
I won't say that I will never take another Viking ocean cruise but there are certainly better options out there.
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