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P&O are far better than Celebrity and other cruise lines.
"I am surprised when I read reviews of cruises by certain P&O passengers, some of which seem to be excessively hypercritical, compared to those by people who have cruised with Celebrity, most of which are gushing..."Read More
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60thbirthday

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Southern

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Ginnyweeks

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Good flight out on dreamliner, quick efficient service to ship, lovely cabin superior delux d218 only drawback first nite not much sleep as directly above lifeboats and noisy where maybe a rope or something was loose and made banging noise, but was sorted next morning, visit lovely islands our favourite was Grenada, food good chose freedom dining in the Saffron restarant, charming young boys as ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: Skagway


Ventura in the Caribbean - too busy for us

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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stellastar24

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Great ports but found the Caribean all a bit overcrowded with so many cruise ships around ! The ship was very nice but also too crowded for us particularly on the sun deck. On sea days it was extremely difficult to find a sun bed and it if you were able to it was jammed in between others. Not a pleasant experience. We spent a lot of time on our balcony , however this was overlooked by cabins ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

2 Helpful Votes


Poor service

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - All

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David P Warrington

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

P&O first of all made a mess of our cabin choice, we booked a cabin on the back of the ship on deck C when I tried to open the cabin door it would not open so I called reception and was told that I had been upgraded which at first I thought was good until I saw the cabin which was on the lido deck midships it was so much smaller with a much smaller balcony and very high, we were told that because ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Ventura N505, 27/02/15-14/03/15

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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Sanjam cruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We arrived at Glasgow Airport with some anticipation as a fortnight before our cruise date we were informed of a change of aircraft for our outbound flight to Barbados from a Boeing 767 -300ER to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. We had previously booked our seats 18a and b. While sitting in the departure lounge we were quite disconcerted when we noticed our parked aircraft suddenly surrounded by Airport ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

16 Helpful Votes


First time on P&O

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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warringtonian

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Friday March 13th Left house at 5am and had good ride to airport. Checked in right away in seperate queue and security much quicker than usual. Flight premium economy. Seats roomy but a bit hard after a while. Free drinks and nice food from James Martin. Flight delayed a little due to medical emergency on incoming flight. At Barbados taken straight onto third coach which set off within seconds. ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

4 Helpful Votes


Standards Have Plumetted!

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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ExChefDiner7311

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

There is absolutely nothing ‘Special’ about a P&O Cruise anymore. Standards have plummeted to ‘lows’ that are unacceptable in view of the claims made in P&O Cruise Brochures. For a company that sells its cruises on ‘The Fine Dining’ experience. Silver Service has gone, but they won’t tell you. – You have to find out for yourself. – Wine waiters have an impossible work load, not leaving their ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

3 Helpful Votes


P & Queue

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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DennisGreen

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

If this had been our first cruise we would probably never cruised again. The title of this review, P & Queue, is an overall impression of this cruise, it appeared that every couple of days we had to queue. Manchester Airport Arrived early after stopping over night at an airport hotel, had to queue for 2 and a half hours to check in, only one check in desk manned, the P&O representative said ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

1 Helpful Vote


Another Fabulous Caribbean Trip

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Western

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amandajanem

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked this cruise last time we were on board in April last year to maximise our on board credit. This was a fly cruise and the flight with Thomas Cook airlines was the worst part of our holiday, we will seriously consider scheduled flights if we do the trip again. There were obvious queues to check in in a less than luxurious shed but you were offered water while you waited. Once check in was ...
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Sail Date: February 2014

Departure Port: Skagway

5 Helpful Votes


Another great holiday on Ventura

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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eddieonetruck

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Although the title may give it away I am going to try & give a fair assessment of our holiday as well as address some of the negative comments a minority of travelers - reviewers seem compelled to make. We have cruised the Caribbean in Feb for the last 6 years as 2 couples on ocean village, Thompson, princess & the last 3 years with P&O Azura & twice on the Ventura. Between the 4 of us we have ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower (Part-obstructed View)

1 Helpful Vote


BEWARE - NOISY INSIDE SINGLE CABINS & CHARTER AIRLINE RIP OFF

Review for Ventura to Caribbean - Eastern

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CMB1957

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

It's my first time with P&O with a direct charter flight from Newcastle. However, the flight, operated by Thomsons was a complete rip off. I was handed a letter at check-in advising the entertainment system didn't work. The premium economy seat I'd paid £299 return extra for was appaling. The I was elbow to elbow with my fellow passenger and the recline offer any other comfort for such a long ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Departure Port: Skagway

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower

2 Helpful Votes


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