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Barbados P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Britannia
Destination
Barbados

Traveler rating

Excellent

69

Very Good

88

Average

77

Poor

21

Terrible

11

Cruise type

266 Barbados P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews


Nic Newman avatar

Nic Newman

1 Review Written

extremely disappointed

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What a mistake !Lousy cabin with a great big lifeboat blocking the view . We had requested a sea view when we queried this bored looking reception staff gave an off hand response . Food was average and the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


marches avatar

marches

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

WOOOOOOOOW

Wow, we had such a good time on this ship a holiday truly to remember!! We were on the fly-cruise which left Barbados on the 29th of February for two weeks. First Day Barbados- We went by taxi to the beach we ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Hil4902

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

BARBADOS AND A CRUISE UP THE ATLANTIC! and fcc

Flight over was good and so were transfers to ship. Two days in Barbados to visit relatives then back to the ship to find out the ship was going straight back to Southampton due to CVIRUS. Big shame but we ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Hils62

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Poor end to cruise due to cancelled flight

Sailed on Britannia 1st Feb around the Caribbean on our third P&O cruise second time on Britannia, and apart from the usual sun bed hogging had a great time on board ship. Why people feel they need to reserve sun ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Pakapaka

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing and enjoyable cruise

We have just returned from a two week cruise around some of the Caribbean islands. This was only our second cruise. We did the Alaskan cruise a few years ago with P&O and that was amazing too. We had an inside ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Royclamp

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very Comfortable For Size Of Ship

Just back from 14 Caribbean cruise. We have cruised on P and O several times and Princess many times plus Cunard and NCL. About 300 days in all we think on ships from 900 passengers up to Britannia which is the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Becklow27 avatar

Becklow27

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

P&o go the extra mile to ensure you have a wonderful holiday. Staff so friendly and accommodating. They work tirelessly and nothing too much trouble Cabins small but adequate. Could do with more drawer space. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


GYBR53 avatar

GYBR53

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

2020 Caribbean Cruise

Overall, a good time was had by all. This was our second cruise. We went as 3 couples together so had quite a few points of views and opinions. I will try to give my hints and tips which I hope will be of use to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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DEBORAH-CORCORAN

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First time in Caribbean, second time on Britannia, loved it all

Having been on Britannia before we were very happy to travel on her again, not that we planned to it was just the cruise destinations we wanted were included in her itinery. I will talk about the ship first then the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Richard Longden

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Holiday camp at sea

Traveled on P&O flag ship January 3 2020, The ship is very down market, compared to other P&O ships. Cabins very small not very inviting decor bland, service in restaurant very slow you had to rush your last ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Jmoss1301

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The holiday of a lifetime.

Arrival in Barbados was an absolute breeze, with buses pulling up on the tarmac at the airport right next to our aircraft. No need to go through immigration, we were taken on about a 40 minutes journey to Bridgetown ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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sands8kc

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good but not Perfect

Not been with P & O before, usually Celebrity or HAL but liked this itinerary. Good and bad with Britannia. Never seen so many sun beds, as long as you didn't want to sit by the pool (where the music was too loud ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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roger barratt

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

A great ship, well run, great mix of relaxed activities with some black tie nights. (British captain) A very pleasant way to enjoy the lovely Caribbean. Every time you walked into the three deck high atrium you felt ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Joncoop

7 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

P&O changing?

Our first cruise on Britannia but done many with P&O. This is a lovely ship. Although big and lots of passengers, there is plenty of room and a good flow of people. Nice contemporary decor and cabins. The best ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MrsBoxerDog

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Christmas/New Year Cruise

I normally cruise with P&O, especially Britannia and have had some marvellous holidays on her. This was my first Christmas cruise. Therefore, let’s start with the Pros: Initially I was so happy to be back ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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geoffeu

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Thoroughly Enjoyable ...we'd recommend it.

This was our first cruise...so tentative and apprehensive.. Food ...huge variety available seemingly at all times of the day. Pretty much faultless, with the buffet restaurant especially providing seemingly ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Karen12345 avatar

Karen12345

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Too many people, not enough staff.

We chose Britannia for Caribbean cruise, as it was visiting islands we hadn’t see before. Flights on the Dreamliner were excellent. But the ship oh dear! P&O just haven’t got this one right. There are too many ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Essex Man

5 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Dumbing down a bit, but still okay!

This was the end of 2018/2019 Winter Caribbean Season repositioning cruise, as Britannia returned to Southampton on the 29th March leaving Barbados on the 16th evening. The price (at least for us) included a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BangBangle

1 Review Written

Sunshine and warm winds

the chosen cruise was for ports of call. The weather did not fail to please. Found entertainment lame. found food mediocre. Also, the baby prawns should have been peeled as they were on the buffet with poo still in ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jmwairey

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fulfilled My Ambition to Sail Across the Atlantic!

Balcony cabin A510, deck 15. Barbados- St Lucia- St Kitts- Antigua-Ponta Delgada-Southampton. We chose this cruise as we have always wanted to sail across the Atlantic. This is our second P & O cruise, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Plummage

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Absolutely fabulous!

We picked P & O for the itinerary, visiting so many islands including Antigua, St Kitts, St Maarten, Aruba all via Barbados. Firstly so glad we booked a Premium flight from Newcastle, great service and good food and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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oldbag56

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Some lovely islands

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and dates. We have never cruised with P and O before and are unlikely to do so again. We upgraded our flights with TUI which was money well spent. We were through check-in and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Phil444 avatar

Phil444

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Did not meet expectations

Although we took a 1 week cruise on P&O Britannia last year to Northern Spain in order to tailor our expectations….even with this knowledge the ship did not live up to our expectations. With the exception of St ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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MarieNicho

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First P & O Cruise

I have been on 12 previous cruises with most of the other cruise lines. This was my first P & O cruise. First the positives. Good flight. I loved the fact you check in and don't see your suitcases until they ...
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Sail Date March 2019


oldwo avatar

oldwo

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Britannia - Could do Better

Travel TUI were very strict at check in with both Hand and Hold Baggage £18 per kg excess. Flew TUI, from Birmingham to Barbados which was excellent. Free dinks on route we were offered 3 Alcoholic Rounds of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Britannia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.04.4
Enrichment4.03.2
Service5.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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