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117 P&O Romantic Cruise Reviews

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Chris62
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Our first time on a cruise, so we were apprehensive about it but was impressed from start to finish. We boarded the plane at Cardiff with minimum fuss & next saw our cases at our cabin door. Embarkation to the ship was effortless (as ... Read more
Suzygrose
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose this as it was available! We thought P and O was a reputable company. The Oceana itself is very tired, and desperately in need of upgrading and modernising. Our first impression on embarking showed it to be dark and old ... Read more
houseflag
Member Since 2013
9 reviews
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Sailed on the OCEANA from 20th July to 27th July . Cruise was booked on itinerary and price first impression of the ship ambience was good . Our cabin on deck A looked OK with the patio door onto the balcony, tea and coffee ... Read more
Louise83
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
Had an amazing time. First stopped over in Southampton & parked car for a week here. Embarkation truly very well planned & organised by the staff. They managed to get us on around 15 mins earlier than anticipated. Service on ... Read more
melvyn977
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Cruised with PO many times on the last occasion in the Carribean in December 2015 and vowed never to cruise again. Gave them one last go on Brittania taking my mother in law and daughter. Good points quick embarkation in Southampton and ... Read more

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wazza99
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
The booking, cruise personaliser, flights and transfers we're very well organised, we we're impressed, especially being on a bonded flight. The only downside was our suitcases didnt arrive to our cabin until about 5.00pm but we had the ... Read more
This is NOT the life
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
The worst 17 nights on board I can recall. P & O have lost the plot. They are only concerned about getting people on board, not about how they look after them. It may be a few years since we travelled with them and I know that ... Read more
Susymoore
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We chose this ship and cruise as we have had excellent holidays with P and O in past few years. Also we chose to sail from Southampton instead of a fly cruise as my husband is unable to fly due to a medical condition. We had previously ... Read more
Bruce Caton
Member Since 2016
1 review
39 helpful votes
First the good: Dinner in the evening was always excellent, never had a bad meal. The buffet restaurant always had seating where on other cruises we have struggled to get a seat at breakfast and lunch. The Steward for our cabin ... Read more
Terryb
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
15 helpful votes
Holiday camp at sea.Azura. Thats just what our cruise on Azura was.There is supposed to be a dress code on P&O cruises on black tie nights,there were people walking through the atrium at 10oclock at night in sportswear shorts and ... Read more

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TinaN
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
After reading several mixed reviews regarding the Oriana I was a little nervous of what my husband would think as this was his (not mine) first cruise. Well it was great! I honestly don't know what people find to moan about. Yes she is ... Read more
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marcusansell
Member Since 2016
1 review
38 helpful votes
We are a well traveled English couple in our mid 50's and have traveled all over the world in the last 32 years staying in 2* accommodation to 5*+. This is our review of Our Fly Cruise on the P & O Oceana Cruise Ship for a 16 night ... Read more
MartinWorcestershire
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
This was our first taste of a cruise and 6 nights appeared to be an ideal duration. We really enjoyed our time on her. The food was of an excellent standard in the restaurants and for a small fee we tried the upmarket Shindu Indian ... Read more
Pee0305
Member Since 2014
1 review
85 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We have just returned from our first P&O cruise on board the Oceana. I have to say that before we went I was a little disconcerted after reading so many negative reviews so I'm pleased to say that we found very little to be negative ... Read more
woolleyhat123
Member Since 2016
1 review
21 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as my husband had never been on a cruise before and we wanted to see if he liked it. We expected a 2 night cruise to be a 'party cruise' with hen dos and stag parties, and this was fine. The ship is enormous and so we ... Read more

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Harvey and Angela
Member Since 2016
1 review
38 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have been a on numerous cruises but the first on P and O. The places to visit and the ship look just right. Before we went we had read many negative reviews and were naturally concerned. All I can say I am not sure what cruise they ... Read more
sam44robin
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
18 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had a bad cruise previously on Oceana but decided to give P & O another go as we had previously had a lovely time on their cruises and we were glad we did. Britannia is a lovely ship and we enjoyed our holiday on her very much. We ... Read more
capyainchaos
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 forum posts
22 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
Lhumes22
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Our first cruise and we were very disappointed with the service , really terrible, the ship and the food brillant but the service was terrible and it really let P&O 's reputation down. This morning the service at the Penisular the ... Read more
Cathy14
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
My and my husband loved this cruise, we sailed to Vigo, Lisbon, Oporto and Cherbourg. The only down point I had of this cruise was the size of the ship but that it personal choice nothing else, the food was amazing, couldn't fault the ... Read more

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SGrier23
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
This is my first Cruise review, although I have done many on TripAdvisor. This review if of our recent cruise holiday from Barbados to Southampton, finishing on Friday 25th March 2016. P&O Britannia is a massive ship, with over ... Read more
noodlebaby
Member Since 2016
1 review
74 helpful votes
I decided to write this to hep advise all you new cruisers out there what to expect, now I have returned I am somewhat angry at the one sided and downright inaccurate reviews from some of the more seasoned cruisers who repeatedly compare ... Read more
wobbler24
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
34 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
I'm currently encounter home from our first P&O Cruise. We have cruised before with Celebrity and Thompsons. On arrival at the terminal we had to wait until our card was called, we only had a short wait and embarkation was pretty ... Read more
Judejf1946
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Friends of ours always travel P&O and had nothing but praise for them - until now. They asked us to join them on this 35 night cruise on the Oceana as they were celebrating their Golden Wedding and I would be celebrating my 70th ... Read more
JWN1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Just come back from a Caribbean cruise on Britannia. I, like many others am confused about the many negative reviews about this ship. This is a beautiful ship and I for one like the understated colours and the fact it is more like a ... Read more
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