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Southampton to the Transatlantic Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews

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Good weather, quiet evenings, beautiful ship
"This was my fourth transatlantic crossing on board Queen Mary 2, but the first during the summer season. This was not the most memorable Overall: The weather was excellent for this transatlantic crossing,..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Literary week brings a hugely different cruising passenger

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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Trotpot

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked two weeks on the Queen Mary transatlantic as a “ get away from it all” luxury holiday. A few months after booking Cunard told us the Cheltenham Literary Festival would be on board on the return transatlantic trip - thought no more about it First week out to New York excellent - weather dreadful - but it is November in the Atlantic. However, food and service excellent, a range of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


Good for my mobility impaired wife

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pgoestravelling

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

My wife is mobility impaired and usually uses a wheelchair and so a lot of this report relates to the accessibility aspect of our two way Atlantic crossing on the QM2. We checked in about one hour early and that did not cause a problem. Embarkation at Southampton was easy and efficient although the postcode given on our e-tickets seemed to refer to a park in the middle of Southampton rather ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


An Iconic trip but a 4 star ship

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Gricper

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took this trip as part of our anniversary celebrations and it didn’t disappoint. Embarkation at Southampton was extremely smooth with the time taken from train station to cabin just over half an hour. Our first meal in the buffet restaurant was OK although getting a table was more difficult than usual as its the only facility open on embarkation day. We had been recommended the Britannia Club ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Britannia Club Balcony


All ship shape

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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imacglasgow

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Transatlantic in November, from Southampton to NY and back. Return leg coincided with Literature Festival at sea, which made the ship much busier and removed many of the more usual enhancement events including the Planetarium. Mostly a good experience - food, entertainment, service, ship, stateroom, embarkation, library, bars, afternoon tea etc all of a very high standard. Staff almost always ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview


A Solo Cruise - But Not So Alone

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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buffyone

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Having only traveled in the past by air, automobile, or train, it was high time I tried a cruise, and a transatlantic cruise to me, seemed most adventurous. Seven days alone, afloat on the temperamental Atlantic, inside a large ship filled with strangers, filled me with mild anticipation and intrepid fearfulness of what lay ahead on my crossing. Was I to perhaps be cut off from the outside ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


Disappointed in QM2

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Ginabeana

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

To sail Cunard was always my dream and after 12 cruises on other lines we decided to book for our 40th Anniversary. There were 6 in our party, ages 63 to 81 years in inside and balcony cabins. The ship was beautiful. The cabins well equipped and our cabin stewards could not have been better. The lecture series was very interesting and informative. But we were very disappointed in the food served ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Standard Inside


Good weather, quiet evenings, beautiful ship

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Transatlantic

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JoeHaligonian

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

This was my fourth transatlantic crossing on board Queen Mary 2, but the first during the summer season. This was not the most memorable Overall: The weather was excellent for this transatlantic crossing, very sunny and minimal sea state. The ship was rather quiet during this crossing, during the day and during the evenings. The day time program wasn't particularly exciting or ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony, obstructed view


ENJOYABLE - BUT SLIGHTLY DISAPPOINTING!

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MANX TRAVELLER

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Cunard boasts that the RMS Queen Mary 2 is the only true ‘ocean liner’ afloat in the world today, though I have not yet discovered why it is said to be different from, for example, the Queen Victoria or the Queen Elizabeth, the other two Cunard ships currently in service. (A fourth ‘Queen’ is due to be launched in a couple of years’ time). The Queen Mary 2 (QM2) is the largest of the three at ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Princess Suite


Nice but a bit like an old persons home

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A customer

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Was on the Iceland Canada crossing. Very smooth but there lacked things to do for anyone under 50. Also had a worrying fire on board one evening over the tannoy telling us it had broken out in the incinerator room. Could smell smoke. Also had a person helicopter lifted off. All quite eventful! Boat was clean and tidy and staff very nice plus the food was great. The buffet was very good ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Atrium View


Old and tired

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VDCNI

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Personally I have never been interested in going on a cruise but it was the choice of in laws and I ended up being dragged along. After initially booking Britannia we ended up taking advantage of a cheap upgrade offer to Queens Grill. It didn't start well at Embarkation when there was a scrum of people surrounding the doors into the hall in Southampton and no indication of where the priority ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


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