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  • Main homeport is Southampton
  • The biggest operator catering to the British market
  • Family friendly, feature children's favourites Noddy and Mr Bump
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155 P&O First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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103
Very Good
25
Average
8
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5
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7
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02/14
As a first time cruiser I was really impressed with this ship. It was clean and well appointed, the food was good and ... Read more
A First Time Cruise rbakerjones
02/14
Shall we, shan't we? We had heard mixed reports of cruising but, at the last minute and on a wet, miserable December ... Read more
12/13
We've been back a week and I have to say we didn't want to leave the ship. As 1st time cruisers we really had no idea ... Read more
Exceeded expectations Gwen Thomas
12/13
I was a reluctant cruiser. The thought of being inactive and surrounded by people and food did not impress me. I had ... Read more
As first time cruisers, we were looking forward to the hyped up cruise with p&o on the Oriana . Deluxe room very ... Read more
11/13
Pre ship booking good, helpful and full information for first time cruisers. Embarkation easy except nobody to tell us ... Read more
Our cruise was planned to celebrate Mother’s 91st year and we booked P&O’s Oriana X314 Iberia trip ... Read more
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10/13
A group of six of us went to the Norwegian Fiords. None of us had been on a cruise before. We definitely enjoyed a lot ... Read more
09/13
We booked a first cruise from Southampton to the Western Mediterranean on P&O's Oceana. Ports of call were ... Read more
09/13
Parking in Southampton..smooth and troublefree with ACP. Embarkation comfortable and quick. Dumped hand luggage in ... Read more
Embarkation - effortless and speedy Cabin (with balcony) - a good size, unpack and ready for a relaxing holiday ... Read more
Fisrt Time Great Time Missmoneypenney007
08/13
We booked this Cruise in December 2012 at a travel agency, she was so upbeat abiut it and had been on the same cruise ... Read more
Overall enjoyable Dollyann789
07/13
As first-time cruisers we had little knowledge on the Oceana. Overall we enjoyed the holiday but would probably not ... Read more
We were first time cruisers and due to a medical my mobility is a little slow (use a walkng aid) and rules out any ... Read more
As two first time cruisers, celebrating 3 special occasions in 2013, we were so excited to be heading for the Caribbean ... Read more
Firstly thank you to other reviewers who helped so much in making our decision to go on a cruise and therefore I have ... Read more
Ventura Fjords 2013 Julescroose
06/13
We chose P&O from family recommendations and Ventura as she was going to the Fjords at the right time for us. We ... Read more
06/13
After taking a while to persuade my husband to give cruising a try a doubt we will do any other type of holiday! From ... Read more
We have just returned from a two week cruise on the Oriana X310 to the Western Mediterranean. This was our first cruise ... Read more
Fist time marvel Flipper73
06/13
I have wanted to go on a cruise for as long as I can remember but have never had the opportunity before so when a ... Read more
06/13
Myself and my partner booked our cruise last minute, and it was by pure chance that we found ourselves on P&O's ... Read more
Hubby and I wanted to try something different, hopefully some sun after Britain's rubbish weather or the past year. ... Read more
First timers on Ventura themanwithahat
06/13
We are a couple in our late forties, and this May we abandoned our children for the first time (they *are* old enough ... Read more
Amazing! Cerbera
05/13
An amazing holiday! I have cruised a few times as a child, but not since 2000 on the Sunbird. It has taken me nearly ... Read more
An Excellent Cruise Sea Blue Skies
05/13
The check in was quick and efficient,a BBQ or Buffet in the Plaza restaurant was on hand after boarding, and the cabin ... Read more

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