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Southampton to Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews

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British Isles & Western Europe
Southampton

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1,707 Southampton to Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews


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OceanDuck

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What I thought of my cruise on Britannia

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Boarding (Arriving to the Terminal to getting to our room): When we embarked it was a very smooth and good process. We got out the car with out luggage and a porter whipped it away from us to save us the trouble ...
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Sail Date July 2018


feljen avatar

feljen

5 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Beware this cabin!

There were lots of good things about this cruise. Embarkation and disembarkation were wonderfully swift and painless. there was no pressured up-selling, such as we'd experienced on other, more high-profile cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Bridge1 avatar

Bridge1

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Hamburg, Amsterdam and Zeebrugge trip

Last minute decision as it was so cheap and I have not visited these places. Have not been on Oceana since she had her refit and it looks good. My (adult) daughter and I shared an inside cabin at the back on A ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KnitReadDineTravel

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Elegant Experience

My husband and I chose this cruise because it was long (25 days) and the ports of call were interesting. We chose Oceania because it is almost all-inclusive but so that we are not paying for things that we don't ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Ellegant

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st cruise

This was our first cruise and chose the Britannia because of mainly good reviews and being mainly British.. It certainly lived up to our expectations food was fantastic we chose the dine around and it does take a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Pinksian1981

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

We booked this cruise 18 months ago as it was an excellent price and it was booked as our first ever cruise (we actually managed to fit in two before we went in the end) The ship was beautiful. Lots of wood and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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GILLCOX

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT CRUISE- SHAME ABOUT RIP OFF SHUTTLE CHARGE

We chose this cruise because we had not been to Hamburg, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. Felt it was a good way to see these destinations. Apart from the drizzly weather, which was expected at this time of the year, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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richvon

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Iceland and Mystical Fjords

Norwegian Spirit - “Iceland and Mystical Fjords “ - Sept 2019. Accompanied by my wife and son. We booked this cruise mostly because of Iceland (never been), but was also pleased to hopefully re-visit ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lego

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Refurbishment Needed Across the Board

This was Princess' British Isle cruise out of Southampton with port stops in Ireland and Scotland. First the ship. The ship is somewhat dated and in need of upgrades. Like most cruise lines there are a limited ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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samlau888

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent Production shows

The production show "Encore" was excellent with a 99% of audience's approval with standing ovation (other than the one who were handicapped). The show "Beatles" was very good too. Royal Princess overall is ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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rsato

13 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Amazing British Isle Itinerary on an Enjoyable Cruise Ship

My wife and I are frequent cruisers, this was our 16th and 2nd on Princess. I am a NCL fan primarily due to entertainment focused more toward my likes and great attractions on their newer ship. The dates for the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Marla B avatar

Marla B

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Definitely a Winner!

I chose this cruise for the British Isles Itinerary and a ton of research pointed me to Princess. The dates worked for the Princess, right after her Trans-Atlantic from FLL. We really enjoyed our aft mini-suite ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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johnlindaburdick

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL sail quality has dropped significantly

With the exception of 3 people, it was as if this was a training cruise. Most stood around, and several times we had to go searching for people to help. The tendering process was painful! We stood in the wind and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lauradavy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Never Again will be take Princess

In all the years we have travelled this was the worst trip we’ve ever been on. We took the cruise with friends who recommended Princess . From our first contact with the cruise line I knew we had made a mistake. I ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Local wherever he goes

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Too many people

Just home after a cruise to the Portugal and the Canary islands departed from Southampton. Firstly, RCC never miss a trick to make money !! Always book a drinks package and a dining package - we did both and it ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lady lilac

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

We liked the trip, but not Crown Princess.

We wanted the UK cruise that also included Guernsey and Le Havre. The ports were mainly worthwhile, though stopping on a Sunday or Monday in September caused some unavailability of sights. (Dublin and Le Havre) ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Bruce Kubik

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

OMG!! Did Carnival Purchase Celebrity Cruises?

Recently completed a 14 day cruise to Ireland, Iceland and Northern Ireland from London. It looks like to save money Celebrity decided to remove most of the amenities. No fruit, slippers, shower cap, flowers or ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Travelmad avatar

Travelmad

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Good cruise, a few small niggles, nothing major

Embarkation was great, we were on the ship 5 minutes after entering the terminal. The refurbished part of the ship is great, it’s a shame they didn’t update the staterooms. Ours was quite shabby with stained ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jkarp1

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

How far they have deteriorated

This was our second cruise on the Riviera. The food quality and service quality have fallen significantly over the past year. We went on our first Oceania cruise in 2014 on the sister ship, Marina, for a Baltic ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Scott6428

12 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

First time on Princess

Choose this cruise as I wanted to to the British Isles specifically for Ireland and Scotland. First time on Princess cruised various lines prior, Norwegian RCI, celebrity, carnival. The ship is in good shape ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Gary1962 avatar

Gary1962

4 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam and Bruges

I'll get my moan out of the way first ! We booked the cruise last January, specifically for the overnight stop in the centre of Amsterdam, to allow us to easily come and go from the ship, and venture back into ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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paul1439

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Nickel And Dime Cruise Line

I had Balcony Cabin (BB). One of the smallest cabin in the cruise line industry. The bathroom need complete make over and small. They brag about their new mattress. When they where new they where good but now my ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Poipu04

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Large Ship but never felt crowded

Being frequent sailors on NCL, we had some trepidation in dipping our toe back into RCCL's offerings. We were pleasantly surprised on many, but not all, points. The ship was large, but unlike the NCL Breakaway, it ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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noncorporeal2048

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Celtic Kingdom Cruise - Memories for a Lifetime

2019 Oceania Cruise Line - Celtic Kingdoms (MNA190804) on the Marina Dates: August 4, 2019 through August 17, 2019 Ports of call: Embark at Southampton UK Edinburgh(Newhaven) Scotland Invergordon ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Doreen lesley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best holiday yet

I was asked to accompany a friend and this was my first ever cruise. It was the best experience ever, From start to finish the whole experience was effortless. No queuing to board or disembark. Very calm and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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