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capyainchaos
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
we saw Britannia sailing the other way last year in the Med, it looked stunning so we promised ourselves to try it. We booked direct with P&O and pleased we did< Georgina was excellent, no hard sell, just a very knowledgeable and ... Read more
Horobin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
The weather out of Southampton was heavy so our first night was early to bed as none of us are good in bad weather We arrived in Zee Bruges had a good breakfast before boarding the shuttle bus to Blankenberge the journey took 10 minutes ... Read more
OllyOx
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Have been on 3 P&O cruises and 2 Celebrity X cruises. Simple summary was that we had a great relaxing holiday but expected more from the new flagship Britannia. Bigger ship with no improved experience for passengers, only more profit ... Read more
SusanRoberts
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Friends asked us to try this sampler as we were new to cruising. Since booking we went to the Caribbean with P and O on Ventura which was a good experience so we had a fair idea what to expect. Firstly, we were all impressed with ... Read more
jools0472
Member Since 2012
1 review
29 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
This was our first P&O cruise, and probably our last. The ship has a lovely decor, plenty of different spaces/places to go to, we had an excellent itinerary and to top it all it was a Strictly cruise. However, I cannot help but be ... Read more

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Gillypat
Member Since 2015
1 review
23 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This was a" Strictly Come Dancing ", themed Cruise. We are not dancers and this was our first ever cruise! Having read the mixed reviews about the Azura and P and O in general I was worried that we had made the wrong choice. Just ... Read more
IAN S
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We enjoyed a 40th Wedding Anniversary Cruise to the Baltic that left Southampton on 20th June 15. The ship was spotless, the staff were immaculately turned out and it was obvious that they were “happy bunnies” [ unlike ... Read more
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claires cruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Very second rate Compared to Carnival and Royal Caribbean, the staff could barely speak English and were nowhere near as friendly or professional, the food, entertainment, organisation, embarking and disembarking for trips etc was nowhere ... Read more
mckenzlee
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1st post on Cruise Critic - 7th Cruise so far Just returned from Norwegian Fjords - Nice cruise but sadly not too impressed with P & O "flag ship". Ignored initial negativity to form our own Judgement but unfortunately ... Read more
burridlw
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned back from Britannia with a group of family members, 8 of us in 4 cabins, having sailed to Norway and the Fjords on Britannia's maiden voyage there. We were celebrating various family milestones of special birthdays and ... Read more

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turner_john15
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just finished a superb cruise aboard Oceana and was once again delighted with all round standard. Cruised on Ventura last year on same itinery but must state that the food on board Oceans was much much better. Nothing wrong with Ventura's ... Read more
jjohnboy32
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
75 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned from a 2 night Mini Cruise from Southampton to Zeebrugee. We booked the mini cruise as a surprise for our friends 40th Birthday. 6 of us travelling all on C Deck (floor 10) in a Balcony room. Check in was swift and ... Read more
jwfhunts
Member Since 2000
13 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
P&O Cruises - 175th Anniversary Cruise - AZURA (Canary Islands). With 7 ships expected to arrive and depart in Southampton on the same day, and the movement of some 15,000 passengers, we decided to come to the city a day earlier just in ... Read more
James Connor
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Festival of Music Aboard P&O Ship Aurora 15th October to 1st November 2011 The re-introduction of the through train from Durham to Southampton is a very welcome relief to us. Travelling First Class gives us assistance with our ... Read more
James Connor
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2011
P&O Cruise . Oriana. 3rd May to 20th May. My wife Mary and I chose this cruise because we had enjoyed the 25th Anniversary "Festival Music" Cruise on Artemis in 2010. We were not disappointed, for we had the privilege of ... Read more

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helenpsmith
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2008
Although this might not have the razzmatazz of some of the American ships I still had a fantastic time, yes I missed the shops of the Royal Promenade & the shows could be at times hit and miss but the food was just equisite every ... Read more

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