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Genoa P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews

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Ventura
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32 Genoa P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews


rouelle6 avatar

rouelle6

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

First & last cruise with P&O

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We have been on at least 6 other cruises with RCI, Celebrity and Seabourn and this was our first with P&O. We were extremely disappointed to say the least, even when compared to Island Cruises: the customer service ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Portman Garry avatar

Portman Garry

1 Review Written

Great Value and Superb Weather

Having been on Ventura twice before I was looking forward to the cruise. I had had a balcony and inside cabins previously and chose an outside cabin for this cruise. The cabin was fine but the two pullman beds ...
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Sail Date October 2014


Catfm avatar

Catfm

1 Review Written

GREAT PORTS OF CALL

This was our 6th cruise - 3rd with P&O. We booked for two reasons, it was our 25th Wedding Anniversary and the Ports of Call looked interesting. This was the largest ship we had been on, and like most other ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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globetrotter15

2 Reviews Written

3rd and last time with P&O

Our last cruise was on the Azura last January 2014 going round the Caribbean which defiantly had the Wow Factor which we though ally enjoyed enough to book another cruise with P&O & despite the Ventura being the ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Tregolwyn

1 Review Written

The Pro's Outweighed the Con's

Have cruised with P&O once before (Oceana) and Ventura is certainly a more modern ship but, considering the size of the ship, the facilities are not much better. The library is very poor, shops not great, and ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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meeann

1 Review Written

Enjoyable Cruise.

Having read some previous reviews, I was a bit nervous what to expect on our cruise, but decided to just go with the flow and make my own mind up. Well its been made up - Loved the cruise, the itinerary, the food ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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EdinPhil

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Eastern Mediterranean with Ventura

Cruised on Ventura from Genoa stopping at Livorno, Naples, Dubrovnik, Venice then back again via Kotor, Corfu, Civitavecchia and Ajaccio (Corsica). An excellent itinerary which enabled us to visit a few ...
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Sail Date September 2014


manrow avatar

manrow

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rough Crossing Between Dubrovnik and Venice, Night of 22nd September

The basics of life on the Ventura were well organised by P and O. The essentials of cabin management, feeding and entertaining the passengers were all well organised. All facilities seemed to function well, in ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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susan from chessington

1 Review Written

Brilliant cruise, could not fault it

We were a group of 4 ladies celebrating our friend's 70'th birthday week on our first cruise. This cruise was brilliant, the ship was clean and well decorated, we had Freedom Dining which was great as we could eat ...
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Sail Date September 2014


Skintman avatar

Skintman

8 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Overall a very enjoyable cruise

A 14 nights cruise on Ventura from Genoa. We choose a cruise on the itinerary and value, and we have no loyalty to any cruise line. We tend to book late and have a balcony. Cabin 4/5 - D614 Superior Deluxe Balcony ...
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Sail Date August 2014


Websterbridge avatar

Websterbridge

1 Review Written

Good in Parts

As first time cruisers, we'd have appreciated more information before leaving the UK regarding known differences between standard package holidays and cruises. The embarkation process was slick and well organised, ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Mrsmoran69

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable once again

We've done several cruises but never flown before so this one was a first for us. Check in and transfer were very efficient, easy and the luggage appeared in the cabin shortly after lunch. I packed swimmers in the ...
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Sail Date August 2014


Blue eyed blonde avatar

Blue eyed blonde

1 Review Written

Wonderful Med Cruise, Italy & Croatia

This was our first time cruising, and we had a wonderful time. Our balcony cabin on A deck was lovely, plenty of room and spotlessly clean (thanks to our friendly cabin steward Remy) so great to be able to open the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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welshlady10

1 Review Written

1st time cruise excellent for the family

First time on a cruise bit daunting what to expect! P & 0 are very organised from embarking the ship to disembarking. You check in your luggage at the airport and then don't see it until its outside your cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2014


igc1959 avatar

igc1959

1 Review Written

Great experience for first time cruise

My wife Tracey ,daughter Olivia (11) and I decided to treat ourselves to an Italian cruise aboard the Ventura in August 2014. It was our first cruise so we were a little naive to some things but thoroughly enjoyed ...
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Sail Date August 2014


dale64 avatar

dale64

2 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!

Cruised Genoa-Venice in July for 7 nights.  This was the first cruise for my wife and I, and I must say I was a bit apprehensive with some of the reviews which posted negative comments. After 7 wonderful days, I ...
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Sail Date July 2014


Forever 21 avatar

Forever 21

1 Review Written

GOOD TIMES

I have cruised once before on Ventura and I had just as good a time this year. On my previous cruise I had a deluxe balcony cabin which was great but this time I was in an inside cabin. I was apprehensive but it ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Kymm monkhouse

1 Review Written

No complaints

Having read many reviews on here I was tempted to cancel!!! However we reluctantly went expecting the worse however we had a fabulous time and could not fault it. Food was excellent waiters were friendly efficient ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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cowan_ian

1 Review Written

Genoa-Venice Ventura June 2014

This was to be our first cruise, so with 2 adults and 2 seventeen year olds, we took advice from friends and family and settled on the fly cruise with Thomas Cook. All booking was done online and we chose some of ...
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Sail Date June 2014


Cloudyrain avatar

Cloudyrain

3 Reviews Written

A kettle is not enough....

We booked a fly cruise and BA schedule flights were included. Sadly we flew into Nice and had to transfer by coach to Genoa, but it was ferry well handled and check in was good. The ship itself was lovely, clean ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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zoombagger

1 Review Written

poor service

My wife and myself are both seasoned travellers, and have cruised many times before. It was our first cruise with P&O, and it will surely be our last !!!! We were allocated freedom dining, and we sampled most of the ...
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Sail Date June 2014


PMG1 avatar

PMG1

1 Review Written

Amazing week

Having just read the last review I am astounded at what was written as we were on the same cruise ship and 3 cabins away on the same deck. We thought the service was brilliant from the crew and our Steward - Decson ...
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Sail Date May 2014


Tres98 avatar

Tres98

1 Review Written

P & O Ventura Never Again !

I have been on many cruises but this is my first on a P & O ship and it will definitely be my last for a number of reasons. The Waterside restaurant which is the buffet restaurant was far too small for the amount of ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Reggub321

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ventura free-falling standards: Genoa-Venice-Genoa May 2014

We thought that we would try a fortnight in the Eastern Med/Adriatic and see Venice from a reasonably big boat before the rumoured restrictions are put into place. Now this is neither our first cruise with P&O, nor ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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cruisingazstyle

1 Review Written

Goodbye P&O

Last year we fancied a change and despite reservations enjoyed two cruises with P&O having previously cruised with Princess and Royal Caribbean. We had the time of our lives and decided to book onto a 7 day Med ...
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Sail Date May 2014


Ventura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.3
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.6
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