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104 P&O Romantic Cruise Reviews

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MartinWorcestershire
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
83 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
0 forum posts
17 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
Harvey and Angela
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
30 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
0 forum posts
13 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

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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
Lhumes22
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
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
SGrier23
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
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
0 forum posts
53 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
0 forum posts
29 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

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Judejf1946
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
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
0 forum posts
6 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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Andreacrosby
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I booked this as a treat after a busy X mas for myself and my husband , I was sceptical about the whole thing , a lot of reading about cruising there seems a element of snobbery, well I loved it yes a mini cruise was for us anyway a bit ... Read more
Pussyfoot1963
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Booked this cruise as a birthday present for my patner. We flew with Thomas Cook although very happy with the flight out - the night flight home was terrible there was no chance of getting any rest far to noisy could even hear the air ... Read more
supapete
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
How lucky are these cruise companies to keep such loyal, hardworking crew ?! On this ship (as on Fred Olsen Boudicca my other review) almost to a "man" they worked hard for long hours regardless of start/finish time whilst ,no ... Read more

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collinghamcouple
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were on the New Year's Day departure from Manchester on the Thomson Dreamliner for Barbados. Flights were as expected, comfy seats, good service, poor quality meals, entertainment system excellent with good choice of films, music etc. ... Read more
jaypo63
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Just back from our Christmas and New Year cruise and yet again we absolutely loved it. As per usual,you can't please all of the people all of the time and I accept some people favour other cruise lines but I can honestly say some people ... Read more
Team Pearce
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Internet package is very expensive. Individual wine and beer are fair prices An electric power cut on Xmas day!!! Meridian Restaurant - Poor replenishing of water for evening dinner. Incorrect dishes served on Day 1, not a ... Read more
Beloos
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
my partner and I went on the Britannia cruise to the Caribbean as a treat for my birthday. He booked it in January and thought that, as it was a new ship, everything would be wonderful. We have been on a number of cruises including Royal ... Read more
Carribeanqueen90
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Me & my boyfriend have just returned from an amazing holiday on the Britannia cruising the carribean, This was our first holiday together and we are both early 20s. We had read a lot of reviews before hand and didn't know what to ... Read more

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spike22
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Have just returned from our first ever cruise, Eastern Caribbean on P & O Azura. Everthing was perfect from cabin, to food, to entertainment, to staff. Flew on Thomson dreamliner to Barbados, had to wait a while for bags to arrive ... Read more
valnlou
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
After reading all of the bad reviews about the Azura, we left for the holiday feeling very nervous. However, being first-time cruisers we had nothing to compare it with and found everything to be just great. The food was lovely, waiters ... Read more
The Dams
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We really didn't know what to expect as this as our first cruise but have no complaints really as we thought it was wonderful and service very good at all times. The decor was fine and we are shocked by some peoples comments about The ... Read more
tinsoldier
Member Since 2015
1 review
62 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having gotten married in Bristol on the 26th Sep my wife and I were very excited when the taxi collected us from our hotel at 11am on the 27th to take us to Southampton. The journey was due to take a couple of hours but was a little over ... Read more
aingarth
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was the maiden transatlantic voyage of the new Britannia, a new ship and only our second ever cruise. we had been really looking forward to it and in many ways we were not at all disappointed. 1 The ship is large, clean and ... Read more

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