This was our twelfth cruise, but our first 'short cruise' of just 4 nights. We selected this sailing (to Bruges and Amsterdam) because of the dates, which very specifically took-in the opportunity to visit the Dutch bulbfields in all ...
Went on this cruise as we wanted to visit the Greek islands.
Good embarkation at Southampton.
Ports were good. Quite a few children onboard but not too bad.
Dining on freedom and had good waiters and food.
Entertainment, good ...
This was my 13th. cruise and my 4th. (in a row) with P&O. I travelled on Ventura in 2015 and all was well-but I'm sad to say the ship now needs some serious restoration. As with my other reviews on this site, I'll split this up into ...
Excellent cruise 6th time with P&O, 2nd time on Ventura. A bit rough travelling through bay of Biscay but all well once we got into Mediterranean. Arrived in Palma after 4 days at sea where weather was sunny with a cold wind. Next stop ...
P & O have improved their performance since my last cruise with them.
Embarkation was a breeze and our bags arrived in the cabin shortly after we did. Best departure we have had.
Cabin staff were polite and efficient and there ...
Ventura 21 March 2017 – 2nd April 2017 12 nights N707
Embarkation went smoothly and we were in our cabin soon after. We had been on Ventura a few times before so knew the layout.
It was 3 days at sea but with the help of ...
My wife chose this cruise and it has been 6 years since we were last on the Ventura. The Waterside buffet area is badly in need of a refit with dirty seats, split seams on some of the upholstery and badly chipped paint work in many areas. ...
Yet another great cruise on Ventura. My third in 12 months on Ventura and a repeat of the itinerary I did 12 months ago.
Due to an accident on the M3, it seemed that many passengers were delayed. This had the advantage of embarkation ...
Wanted to get away early in the year and visit a few new places. Chose this cruise because of its itinery. Embarkation and Disembarkation was superb unlike the usual airport chaos. Decent cabin on A deck with small balcony. Good food in ...
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 chose the ventura because of the sailing date (winter sunshine), the itinerary and the price. embarkation with a wheel chair was smooth and little waiting, the balcony was adequate as was the cabin.
after a couple of days I realised ...
We chose this ship and P&O because Cunard did not sail at the time we wanted. It was our first time to the Caribbean and coincided with our 40th Anniversary. We had not expected Ventura to rival Queen Elizabeth and chose a Superior ...
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 ...
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