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Costa Victoria

OVERVIEW: Where this vessel differs from most large ships is in its distinct interior decor, with decidedly Italian styling.

Costa Favolosa

OVERVIEW: Costa Cruises is a line for those who like to party. It does a good job of providing first-time cruise passengers with a packaged seagoing vacation – particularly for families with children – that is a mix of sophistication and chaos, accompanied by loud music everywhere. Most passengers a


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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Pacifica / Baltic
By on 24th May 2014
We have been with several cruise lines but not Costa. The price and itinerary looked acceptable and so we went to see what it was like. Despite there being direct Lufthansa flights from Manchester to... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd May 2014
I've had the good fortune to have been on a dozen or so cruises, and have gone back to where I started; with Costa (my first cruise was 10 years ago when them in the Caribbean)... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd May 2014
WE HAVE CRUISED WITH COSTA BEFORE ON ATLANTICA AND HAD A WONDERFUL TIME, WE HAVE BEEN ON 19 CRUISES AND THIS ONE WOULD HAVE TO RATE AS ONE OF THE BAD ONE'S, THE GOOD POINTS ------------ GOOD SHIP... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Luminosa / Mediterranean
By on 13th May 2014
Just got back from cruise with coast luminosa and I couldn't fault it in anyway atall, lovely clean ship the staff were very friendly and helpful, the food and drinks were good definatly good value... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 13th May 2014
First time with Costa and not disappointed. Will review in reverse order The Ugly: Possibly the worst atrium I have ever seen on a ship. It had the chance to be stunning but in my opinion it is... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Luminosa / Western Europe
By on 12th May 2014
Costa was both good, sometimes brilliant, and at others times frustrating and lacklustre. Good Points; Evening meals were superb. Drinks package fantastic; worth every penny (or Cent!!)... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 12th May 2014
JUST RETURNED FROM CRUISING ON COSTA SERENA BEEN ON THIS SHIP BEFORE AND THROUGHLY ENJOYED IT.WOULD I RECOMMEND IT NO.AM A COSTA CLUB MEMBER ( PEARL ).WHILST THE SHIP IS A BEAUTIFUL SHIP IN EVERY... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Western Europe
By on 10th May 2014
First time with Costa and we got a great deal staying overnight in Barcelona before getting the ship on a Western Med cruise. Will start with the title in reverse order... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Luminosa / Mediterranean
By on 9th May 2014
We have read recent Costa reviews on this web site; some imply that criticisms only apply to Costa (such as overcrowding at busy moments) when in reality it happens with all mass market cruise... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Luminosa / Mediterranean
By on 28th Apr 2014
We have just arrived back from a three night cruise which included Barcelona, Marseille and Savona. We are novice cruisers so this was a taster cruise for us and we are hooked... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Romantica / Mediterranean
By on 28th Apr 2014
We made formal complaint 7 days after our cruise are finisfed. Till today ( it is 40 days) we got no replay message. Copy of my complaint: let's start with the fact that a small group... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Romantica / Mediterranean
By on 28th Apr 2014
We made formal complaint 7 days after our cruise are finisfed. Till today ( it is 40 days) we got no replay message. Copy of my complaint: let's start with the fact that a small group... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Romantica / Mediterranean
By on 28th Apr 2014
We made formal complaint 7 days after our cruise are finisfed. Till today ( it is 40 days) we got no replay message. Copy of my complaint: let's start with the fact that a small group... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Favolosa / South America
By on 13th Apr 2014
I flew to Rio with my wife and elderly mother for a 3 day stay and then sailed with Costa Favolosa for 15 days up the Brazillian coast then via the Canaries to Genoa for a night ... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Fascinosa / South America
By on 8th Apr 2014
This was the first time with costa. Our first impressions were how ornate and clan the ship was. We chose to have a balcony cabin but on arrival were upgraded to a suite which was very good... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Victoria / Far East
By on 27th Mar 2014
We took this 21 day cruise on Costa Victoria which departed from Singapore on 19 December 2013. I apologise in advance for the length of this review...it reads like war and peace... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Mediterranea / Mediterranean
By on 16th Mar 2014
Still awaiting delivery of my 2014 Berlitz book. Alphonsus Matthews. 30 Redesmere Park. Flixton Manchester m41 9ep. We boarded this costa cruise in Barcelona which was simply very well organised... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Europe
By on 23rd Feb 2014
Just come back from a week on the Serena. We have been with 4 other cruise companies and this was the worst. We got the week really cheap so were not expecting too much, we have enjoyed the week... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd Feb 2014
Getting to Rome. We used Ryanair from Stansted which was not as bad as I thought it was going to be. No hassles with luggage this time. Note that Ryanair sells return tickets for a shuttle bus... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Deliziosa / Mediterranean
By on 21st Feb 2014
Well my wife and I went on the Black sea cruise with Costa for several reasons, one being that hardly any cruise line does this destination, even this cruise web site does not list the place... Read More »
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