B.C. travellers say they’ll never forget their trip on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship — even though they’d like to.

Passengers sailing from Miami to Los Angeles via the Panama Canal boarded the Norwegian Sun only to find it was essentially a construction site.

“We felt like we were duped,” passenger Trish Vale said.

Passengers say work crews were preparing the ship for a refit, refinishing the ship’s decks.

They say many of the ship’s amenities and restaurants were closed, hallways were blocked and construction noise and harsh chemical odours were constant.

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