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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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169 P&O First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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