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Southampton to Europe Cruise Reviews

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Europe
Southampton

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6,623 Southampton to Europe Cruise Reviews


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spendless

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top service again

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4 stars again for the cruise. Staff give excellent service and for us the S class is about the right size. We have not rated fitness or excursions as we do not use them. Our cruises are all about enjoying the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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OceanDuck

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What I thought of my cruise on Britannia

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


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WirralCrusier

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O handing of Coronavirus escalation excellent.

Picked this cruise as keen to see the Northern Lights. This is a 12-night cruise that spends 2 nights at the very top of Norway that offers an excellent chance to see Northern Lights. I was kind of expecting the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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TheGardener

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Black Watch Cruise to Andalucia and Cadiz Festival

This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen and the more we see of the FO fleet the more we love them. Fred Olsen's innovative choice of ports is a great attraction to us. After completing thirty cruises with other ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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claibees

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First cruise. Exceeded expectations.

I have decided to write this review to help first time cruisers like myself decide if cruising is for them. There were a lot of reviews, especially about Aurora that were negative and we had no idea what to expect. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mark Richards

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Must Do Better

Very first cruise so chose a very short 2 night trip Southampton – Honfleur just to get a taste. We were told in advance that boarding would be from 13.00 (or 13.30) and we would board at 16.30 (different times ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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swjumbo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

I’d hoped for better

I haven’t cruised with P&O for over twenty years and as this cruise coincided with school holidays I thought I’d give it a try. Very disappointing. To begin with the Indian and Philippine staff are perfect ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jjlondon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Standards have dropped on P&O

We chose this cruise as we have been on Ventura before. I can't express how disappointed I and the rest of my party were. The headliners seemed under rehearsed, the special guests weren't special - comedians that ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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G Murray

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

10 years since last cruise, forgot how good it is

Well last cruised 10 years ago, when we used to cruise with our 2 sons who were children then. Booked this cruise following the cancellation of the Dubai cruise. At first port Madeira sent a text to both my sons ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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littlemisscouchsurfer

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Like P&O with bells on, except for the restaurant which was abit crap ..

went on this Cruise with my elderly Mum as her companion , and though i might not be your typical cruiser in some way , i'm 53 and been on various other cruises ( princess-5 , P&O-3 , FredOlsen-2 , etc ) , so not a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pamela17

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Never, ever cruise P&O again

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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plodus

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly great!

A mini cruise to celebrate my wifes 65th Birthday on her favourite ship. CPS were as usual first class,luggage and car whisked away in an instant. Booking in and embarkation was faultless,10 minutes from ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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feljen

5 Reviews Written

41 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


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bobcat131

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never again on Cunard

Cruise to Canaries for winter sun, spoilt by below average food. We cruised on Cunard 5 times, two on Queen Elizabeth, One on Queen Mary and Two on Queen Victoria. The last on Queen Victoria and never again. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mrs Hat

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

New Year Cruise

Chose this cruise to celebrate New Year in style and also to see Amsterdam and Bruges having never been there before or travelled on P&O before. Embarkation was fantastic with boarding passes being printed out at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mattywoos

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O poorly operated.

My experience on P and O cruises was a first however it sure will be my last. The buffet food is the same each night and is of a low standard. The entertainment onboard was next to none and they had an awful ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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raymon73

11 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Overated Overpriced

Chose cruise on recommendation. Brittania Outside with Balcony on Deck 4. Cabin nice but not exceptional, shower particularly small. Steward did a good job. Corridors on several of the lower decks were at times ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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markyboy236

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seeking the Northern Lights

We chose this cruise because my wife's bucket included waning to see the Northern lights. It didn't disappoint. However there are only a few days during the cruise when this is possible. This is when the ship is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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acoupleofcruisedudes

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Spain 8th to 18th December 2019

Firstly the price paid is a huge factor in the context of any review - your expectations are naturally higher paying £1000 per night than our bargain £79.00 each for a balcony cabin. At this value my expectations ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Serendipity101

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No more Celebrity!!!

After our 5th cruise with Celebrity we unfortunately have to seek another cruise line as Celebrity is not anymore what it was…. Here is what we noticed on this particular cruise 1- Although they refurbish their ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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APMuso

5 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

Excellent New Years cruise on-board Arcadia

After over half a dozen wonderful cruises on Arcadia, we booked this special new years cruise without hesitation and again we were not disappointed! Everything from start to finish was very good indeed. From a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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AnnBla

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A great ship!

We chose this cruise because we thought the itinerary looked really interesting & we wanted to experience a smaller ship - we had only ever cruised on Britannia before.We were checked in promptly by friendly staff ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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inspectorroddy559

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, dismiss all the bad reviews.

My wife and I went on the Arcadia Christmas cruise to Norway and Denmark on 19th December 2019. We have not been on this ship before but have been on other P&O ships. I do not know how this ship gets bad reviews, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

London to Dubai Adventure

I cruised on the Sapphire to the Canary Islands this time last year. It was a great experience. The ship was then going onto Dubai and Singapore so I thought this year I’d do the London to Dubai leg through the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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