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London (Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Tilbury) to Europe Cruise Reviews

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A bit Ryan Air

Review for Ambience to Europe - All

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Mpsalt56
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Been with Cruise and Maritime a couple of times and thought they were good. Tilbury and no flight a big bonus. Parking easy but embarkation a disappointment. Promised "priority" boarding and luggage because we were in a De-luxe suite, but experience exactly the same as everybody else's which, to be fair wasn't bad but wasn't what we'd been promised, or paid for. That was actually the theme of the ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Nationwide debit cards are a problem

Review for Ambience to Europe - British Isles & Western

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l.jones33
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise was good overall but payment by my Nationwide debit was an issue that impacted the cruise. I was on a cruise 6 weeks ago and paid the shipboard account with my N/W debit card without problems. I registered it for this cruise but 7 days into the 12 day cruise I received a letter advising that they were unable to collect payment. I rang Nationwide but they wouldn't pay the account unless ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


BLAST into the Midnight Sun onboard Viking Mars!

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AvgMom2
10+ Cruises

My husband and I were onboard Viking Mars on June 25. It was a 14-night itinerary that went from London, Scotland, and ending in Bergen, Norway. We’ve always wanted to take this itinerary and it did NOT disappoint! It has history, culture, and witnessing a natural phenomenon of the sun that never set below the horizon in 24 hours. This only happens between May and July in the Arctic Circle, so ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom


An Excellent Itinerary, but a Poor Quality Cruise

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tring
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We decided to try this cruise line as the itinerary was excellent, visiting some very unusual ports in Greenland over a 21 night cruise. We embarked from Tilbury and booked the official car park. As we were told by head office, we went to the terminal and dropped off luggage (and me with hand luggage, cameras, binoculars etc.) whilst DH followed signs to the car park from there. and returned by ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Some Good, Some Bad and Some Very Bad.....

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John and Anne
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I are very regular cruisers, having used 15 different cruise lines of differing cost levels over the years (Including Silverseas, Regent, Saga, Cunard, P&O, Princess, MSC, TUI/Marella, Costa, Fred Olsen, NCL Norwegian etc) and our over riding view and opinions, in hindsight, is that Ambassador Cruise Line currently leaves a lot to be desired, in all aspects of cruising, ports of call ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Technical hitches

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Bamley
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose to go on the cruise around the UK as we would visit island groups hitherto unexplored - the Orkneys, Mull and the Scilly Isles. The first stop was Edinburgh and we were excited to have the perfect opportunity to meet up with old friends who lived there. However there was a problem with the waste ecosystem and we were stranded at Tilbury for more than 24 hours awaiting a spare part. ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Jubilee around British islands cruise

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Barrey
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose this cruise due to the fact it was presented has the Queens Jubilee celebrations and British Isles cruise . This was not the case we are so very disappointed with this due to the face there was no celebration towards the queen. so very disrespectful. Out for what they could get from the consumer. We were 25 hours delayed in setting sail to begin with due to a fault in the water ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


There was no cruise highlight as such just a mundane cruise around Great Britain.

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Michael R J C
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have just returned, 7th July 2022, from the AROUND GREAT BRITAIN JUBILEE CRUISE with Ambassador Cruises, aboard the newly refurbished AMBIENCE. I was in a very nice spacious cabin with two very comfortable single beds, probably one of the best cabins I’ve had for size, comfort and storage space. The balcony was rather narrow but wide enough to sit on but more importantly we were able to prop ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Good in many ways but ship is old & administration very poor. Do not rely on regional coach transfers,

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Geoffrey21
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked for the itinerary and the offer of a local pick- up & transfer from Torquay to Tilbury. About 2 weeks before departure I rang to check timings and was told it was cancelled & we had to go to London. Not easy as I have heart condition and cannot deal with luggage so my wife has to do everything & we then incurred costs of over £300 for overnight stay & transport as you cannot get from ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Hopeless Cruise line

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arthurhenry
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This supposed "Jubilee Cruise" around Great Britain was absolutely awful. It was pitched as celebrating the Jubilee but there was nothing on board to show that, other than a couple of ex-staffers promoting their books. The air conditioning did not work throughout the cruise so sleeping was terrible. The ship is supposedly refurbished but it is a ship that was being sent for scrap and was patched ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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