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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Mediterranean from Genoa

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First & last cruise with P&O

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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rouelle6
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 both pre and during the cruise was absolutely disgraceful. Positives: Excellent service re baggage collection and delivery to the cabin and likewise on the return journey Cabin ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


The Pro's Outweighed the Con's

Review for Ventura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Tregolwyn
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 standard of food not as good as we remembered. Like many people, I object to paying extra to eat in a "speciality" restaurant; all the food should be of an equal standard. I got tired of ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

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


3rd and last time with P&O

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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globetrotter15
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 sister ship to the Azura it lacked any feel good factor. My wife enjoys sitting on deck during the day reading, whilst I usually go to any lectures, demonstrations & joining in the ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


Enjoyable Cruise.

Review for Ventura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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meeann
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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 and the other passengers. Our cabin was looked after brilliantly by Manuel, who would always greet us and asked how we were etc. We only had an inside cabin, but its a lot bigger than we ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


GREAT PORTS OF CALL

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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Catfm
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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 passengers we got lost lots of times! But it's makes for interesting discussion with others! We had an outside cabin on deck 12/A606 midship which was lovely. Bed was comfortable, room clean ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Eastern Mediterranean with Ventura

Review for Ventura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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EdinPhil
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 “must-haves” and re-visit a few others as well as some we probably wouldn’t have gone to otherwise. First of all, Ventura is a large ship and it takes the best part of 2 weeks to find your way ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


1st time cruise excellent for the family

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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welshlady10
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 door. You barely felt the ship was moving. Breakfast & lunch was very busy you had to find a table but there was a large choice of food for everyone. We dined in the Bay Tree restaurant ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


Good in Parts

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Websterbridge
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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, and we were well looked after on board - though frequently felt rushed when eating. P&O don't police the sun-beds and don't remove towels left unattended (and reserving beds). ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


Great experience for first time cruise

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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igc1959
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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 the experience. The good points; The food was mostly excellent! We dined in the Cinnamon restaurant in the evening as we had excellent service from the friendly and efficient waiters ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


Very enjoyable once again

Review for Ventura to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Mrsmoran69
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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 hand luggage so we could use the pool on arrival. Plenty of clean swimming towels are available in the Spa changing rooms. Evening meal service and menu were once again brilliant, with ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Traveled with children


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