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Aurora Cruise Review by Johnduckenfiel

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Member Name: Johnduckenfiel
Cruise Date: December 2013
Embarkation: Southampton
Destination: Canary Islands
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Cabin Number: A113
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Member Rating   5+ out of 5+
Dining 5+
Public Rooms 3.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 5+
Spa & Fitness 2.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 5+
Embarkation 5+
Service 5.0
Value-for-Money 5.0
Rates Not Rated
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Christmas cruise

Sailed from Southampton on 21st Dec. for the Canaries. This is the first time we have sailed with P and O,although we have sailed before with their sister company, Princess.

Well what can I say, although the ship is in need of updating as the decor was a little tired, this did not spoil anything for us at all. We found the staff polite and friendly although sometimes we had to wait for a drink.

Our cabin steward Reagan was exceptional, always ready to help and assist us with anything that we asked for.

The entertainment on board was good. We used the theatre on most nights as there was always something on that we wished to see. The food was to die for. There were some people on board who were moaning about it but I expect those people usually eat every night at the Ritz.

The Captain Neil Turnbull was brilliant, he kept us informed about everything and was often seen about the ship talking to the passengers. What a nice man.

The only thing that I didn't like or appreciate where some of the passengers who thought that they were better than anyone else. Sheer snobbery abounds still on P and O and a lot of the older passengers are guilty of this. Some of them are downright rude with no manners (which they usually accuse the youngsters of) To these passengers I would say , this is 2014. Not 1924 the class system on cruises no longer exists. My money is the same colour as yours lose the attitude.

Publication Date: 01/07/14
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