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157 P&O First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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This was our first cruise. The previous year we have booked a 3 week cruise in eastern Med, but my wife was taken ... Read more
Super First Cruise OzzyMandias
10/14
We have just returned from our first cruise aboard Ventura. Having read some of the negative reviews I was apprehensive ... Read more
I was very apprehensive as this was our first cruise but we thoroughly enjoyed it. The strictly theme was excellent and ... Read more
Brilliant cruise, could not fault it susan from chessington
09/14
We were a group of 4 ladies celebrating our friend's 70'th birthday week on our first cruise. This cruise was ... Read more
A great first cruise Sr voyagers
09/14
As this was our first cruise, we were a bit anxious about what we were going to experience. We chose this cruise ... Read more
We have only been on one cruise prior to this one and that was on the Royal Carribean "Adventure of the Seas" to the ... Read more
As a first time cruising couple travelling with a 2 year daughter we were a little sceptical about the entire holiday ... Read more
We joined the Arcadia at Southampton for our very first cruise. Embarkation was fairly swift, despite the long queues. ... Read more
08/14
This was our first time cruising, and we had a wonderful time. Our balcony cabin on A deck was lovely, plenty of room ... Read more
First time on a cruise bit daunting what to expect! P & 0 are very organised from embarking the ship to ... Read more
My wife Tracey ,daughter Olivia (11) and I decided to treat ourselves to an Italian cruise aboard the Ventura in August ... Read more
Mostly good insanemagnet
08/14
Never been on a cruise before (of any sort), so unsure how it would compare to normal holidays(I normally arrange ... Read more
08/14
My boyfriend and I were new to cruising this year and have just disembarked the Ventura ship with P&O Cruises. It ... Read more
Outstanding! dale64
08/14
Cruised Genoa-Venice in July for 7 nights.  This was the first cruise for my wife and I, and I must say I was a ... Read more
A lovely cruise, the ship is tired and a little old, but we liked it, not too big that you get lost and not too small ... Read more
Having read several reviews, we were very concerned that we had made a poor choice in booking a P&O cruise. Talk of ... Read more
07/14
To temper what I am about to write, I will start by saying I never write reviews as I am aware that peoples' opinions ... Read more
jenniefriend
06/14
I am very disappointed in this, my first (and last) Cruise. I was mistakenly confident, when booking my cruise with ... Read more
Not rated
06/14
We had a lovely first cruise aboard the Oriana. The staff were all very attentive, especially in the main restaurant ... Read more
We had never cruised before, so all of our experiences would be brand new. The Oceana was an excellent choice for a ... Read more
05/14
We found getting on and off the ship easy and stress free. This was our first cruise and therefore we were uncertain ... Read more
Worth waiting for lemoncello
04/14
The wife and I are in our late 60's and have been travelling internationally, and extensively, for the past 35 years, ... Read more
First timers. Janis Buckley
03/14
Just arrived home from our first cruise. 1-14th March. We stayed on the Ventura. Being first timers we really didn't ... Read more
Embarkation was efficient and quick both at registration and transportation to the cabin with use of ‘mobility ... Read more
03/14
We have been to the Caribbean on holiday before and on P & O before, but this was our first time on Azura. We were ... Read more

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