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160 P&O First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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25
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8
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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
03/14
Embarkation was efficient and quick both at registration and transportation to the cabin with use of ‘mobility ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise and we stayed in Southampton Premier Inn the night before the cruise. We found the CPS ... Read more
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

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