We like to cruise in the winter, to get away from the dark, rainy days in England, and we didn't want to do a long-haul flight, so it was appealing to sail from Southampton to the Canaries. This was our first cruise on P&O, although ...
We choose this cruise because it was a golden wedding anniversey and husbands 70 birthday.And last year was an annos horribilus for our family with to of the family being hit by the big C.Although ok now , it took its toll.
Any way we ...
10 of us went as a group for a 3 day break , time away from children , grandchildren , nagging partners and husbands :)
We arrived at Southampton and was whisked through security and passport control at such a speed, so different from ...
We chose this cruise because we needed an extra day towards our Princess loyalty program status.
We were very happy in the main with the whole experience.
The cabin could have been a little cleaner, the carpet needed a good vacuum as ...
Ventura Cruise N703 to Amsterdam and Brugge. Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th February 2017.
Day 1 - Wednesday 15th February 2017
With a 'priority boarding' time slot of 1230, we aimed to arrive at the Mayflower Cruise Terminal at ...
This cruise was to see the winter out with a friend, a nice break. The ship looked tired and worn. The cabin was fine, there were no towels, tissues in the bathroom. Dining was okay though most of the food was cold, dried up except the ...
We had heard really positive things about P&O, and so chose them to be our first cruise. We selected a mini cruise of four nights to give us a chance to explore the ship.
Before sailing we read some reviews and forums here and were ...
Had not holidayed on a cruise ship before and wanted to visit Amsterdam and Bruge as a family (2 adults and 2 children).
For first time cruisers we really did not know what to expect, we had read some reviews and had an idea of what we ...
We primarily chose this 28 night cruise because it was a non-flying winter sunshine holiday. We are seasoned cruisers of 20+ cruisers but this was our first with P&O. We have priority boarding with some cruise lines and we were ...
Chose this cruise for the prospect of sunshine and warmth. The ship was in good shape overall apart from scruffy lift doors and grubby chairs in the Buffet. Food in the restaurant had improved since our last visit a year ago. However, ...
We had a wonderful time on Ventura with smooth sailing for the most part and lovely weather. The Caribbean has been on our bucket list and it surpassed all our expectations. So many other reviews have covered things like cabins and dining ...
Chose this cruise simply because we wanted to visit the Caribbean without having to fly.
We have previously cruised with Royal Caribbean, Princess and Celebrity, but were told by other cruisers that "P&O is the best" so ...
Lovely ship, great public areas, clean and pleasant.
balcony cabin, a bit rattly when the winds blew hard at sea but otherwise good
dining. The TV quality is a bit dated and is in need of updating but the on board ...
On arrival at the terminal you were herded by colour cards to your point of registration,as we were on our honeymoon and booked the cabin we wanted months in advance,we were shocked to be told our cabin had been changed to a cabin on the ...
Last year's 28 day cruise to the Caribbean was so brilliant in every way, so we'd no hesitation, along with many others, about booking the same cruise for this January.
Why, after so many different cruises with other ships and other ...
We chose this company because we were told that P & O were the best around so we booked a 16 day holiday around the Canary Islands in celebration of my wife,s birthday.Getting on the ship was fairly quick and easy,with plenty of ...
My first cruise on Ventura was back in 2010 when I was not impressed with the ship, so it was with some in trepidation that I returned to her. However, I must say that I was most impressed with the improvements I found.
I am a frequent ...
Thought we would give P&O a try as they are held in such high esteem by their past customers, maybe I set my expectations too high? We selected a 10 day Iberia cruise in an outside unobstructed cabin The departure port was Southampton ...
We booked this cruise because of the 5 destinations we had never been to 4 of them: La Coruna, Cadiz, Gibraltar and Lisbon. Malaga we'd visited many times but nonetheless it was still great to go back. All the ports were excellent. The ...
First cruise and first time on the Ventura. Absolutely fantastic ship and we had a great time on the whole.
It was all a bit mystifying initially. Embarkation was smooth but once on board it got totally confusing. Very few signs and ...
Just arrived back from our first P&O cruise. Sailed on Ventura 23 November. Overall we felt we received good value for money having booked fairly late and received a good price with generous onboard credit.
Embarkation efficiency ...
I went with my husband, elderly mother and father (80) and brother. We had balcony rooms on R deck. This is the second cruise for my husband and I and we used Princess last time so had something to compare with. I cannot fault this cruise ...
Overall this was a pleasure with, if I want to be picky, a few grouches.
Ship can get a bit overcrowded and shovey if you turn up at peak times for meals in buffet restaurants. Also, to be sniffy, some passengers would seem ...
This was our first time on Ventura for 3 years, and she remains one of our favourite ships. I was a bit wary of what the weather would be like in early November but it was much better than I feared.
Embarkation in the refurbished ...
Do not pay any attention to poor reviews about this ship..... This was our 2nd cruise on Ventura,and there was nothing at all negative about our time onboard.Some people,it seems,just have to moan about something.P and O are a good ...
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