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  • Main homeport is Southampton
  • The biggest operator catering to the British market
  • Family friendly, featuring Mr Bump & Little Miss Sunshine
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177 P&O First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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First time cruising SailorIrma
05/15
Well, just having read Brockie44's review I am sure we were not on the same ship. Cabin - On the small side but ... Read more
First Time Cruising Mighty_muzzo
05/15
We stayed on the Ventura so just thought I would write a review since we were massively impressed with our first time ... Read more
This was our first cruise ever - a 'gift' for our wedding anniversary. We were put in cabin B344, an inner one. ... Read more
05/15
Our first cruise saw us leave Southampton on board Britannia bound for the Norwegian fjords and I cannot believe all ... Read more
05/15
An excellent start to cruising. The flight from Manchester was ridiculously early which meant our first day was a bit ... Read more

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05/15
The cruise ship was dirty including a persisting smell of sewage on the 7th deck which we reported to the staff but was ... Read more
Me and my sister's first time cruising, we were accompanied by my dad and step mum who had cruised before. My dad had ... Read more
Happy Memories Lorraine 123
04/15
My sister, mum and myself went on P and O cruise ( Oceana) first time for me and their third cruise although first with ... Read more
This was my and my husbands first ever cruise and chose P & O because people we play darts with recommended it. We ... Read more
This was our first cruise. Initially the WOW factor was there but it soon disappeared! Checking in and embarking on ... Read more

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04/15
We joined the cruise as first time sceptics, not expecting to enjoy it. From the straightforward embarkation process ... Read more
First time fabulous! CRUISE CRAZY!
04/15
Great room, great staff, great food and seemed to be filled with really nice people sailing with us. Staff always ... Read more
AMAZING! RGale
03/15
I had been preparing myself for my 2 night inaugural cruise aboard the P&O Britannia, excitement was upon me and I ... Read more
Disappointing JaneW511
03/15
This was out first cruise and we choose P&O because it had been recommended for the service and overall package for ... Read more
Have previously been on the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth (twice) and Aurora. One of my Queen ... Read more

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this was to be our dream wedding anniversary cruise to the caribbean, spoilt by P&Os relentless quest to extract ... Read more
This was only our second cruise the first being with Royal Caribbean, no comparison. The ship looked OK and our cabin ... Read more
11/14
My husband and I have just returned from our first cruise. We were on P & O Azura for 15 nights from Southampton to ... Read more
11/14
My husband and I cruised to Bilbao, La Rochelle, Brest and Cherbourg on the Azura. We were at sea one day and night and ... Read more
First 2 Days were rough, so in Buffett Restaurants (Venezia & Verona) it was very busy at most times as passenger ... Read more

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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

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