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Volendam Cruise Review to Transpacific

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Volendam

15 Night North Pacific Crossing (Yokohama To Vancouver)

Sail date: April 25, 2018

Ship: Volendam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7016

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Great cruise. Be prepared for the time changes. During th crossing, the loss of 1 hour per night and 2 hours 1 day can be rough, not to mention the repeat of a day plays a bit of s mind trick on you.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Efficient in Yokohama on documents and boarding.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

For this transpacific sailing I was in the perfect location for the poets and in particular glacier bay! But it’s location was great for either the forward or aft activities and access to Neptune lounge, explorers cafe and/or any of the public areas. Perfect ship size

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

3 out of 5
This was embarkation port so did not visit

Hakodate, Japan

3 out of 5
Did not leave the ship due to weather

Kushiro, Japan

4 out of 5
Visito center and museum right next to the port and some limited food and shopping

Cross International Dateline

5 out of 5

Kodiak, Alaska

3 out of 5
Due to heavy rain did not exit to see the port

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Beautiful and the time spent and the quiet was phenomenal - ranger onboard was informative

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Great port and had been th r pr vividly so I walked around town, enjoyed lunch at the New York Hotel cafe (vegan root veggie salad fantastic) and off to the Polar treats for an Ice Cream. It was 60, sunny and perfect for walking around creek street

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
Exit point but had been to this port before

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

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