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Southampton to the Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Review for Queen Elizabeth to Panama Canal & Central America

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Seventyishtraveller
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because although we had sailed QM2 several times Transatlantic, we had never been on the QE. The dates fit our schedule—sail the QM2 over to Southampton, a week in England and sail the QE back Southampton to Fort Lauderdale. Our leg was the beginning of the QE’s longer leg, she will be sailing over a month, all the way to Alaska. My observations: Embarkation in Southampton ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Club Balcony


A Cautionary Tale

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Panama Canal & Central America

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k7ght
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Recently my wife and I took a 28-day cruise from Southampton to San Francisco. Covid-19 dogged the entire 9,615 nautical miles of the voyage. Our troubles began even before we boarded Queen Elizabeth. Cunard demanded a certified negative antigen test dated no more than 24 hours before boarding. That meant finding a provider open on a Sunday – which we did eventually at a cost of £70. Not once ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Wonderful voyage on Queen Elizbeth

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Panama Canal & Central America

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Elephant1151
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We returned home yesterday from QE voyage Southampton to San Francisco and had a wonderful time aboard. On arriving in Southampton at 12.15 as requested we were surprised by the number of passengers waiting for Covid testing. Obvious the stated time was not adhered to. However we were onboard and having lunch in the restaurant by 1.45pm. We were in Grills and had a lovely suite, plenty of ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Penthouse


Very disappointed

Review for Arcadia to Panama Canal & Central America

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Duncansunny
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for my husband to experience the Panama Canal . Don’t expect to much of anything on this ship very poor in so many areas and ways P&O have really dropped their standards. Dated cabins with dirty stained sweaty pillows threaded quilt covers dirty shower curtain that wasn’t changed for the duration of our 24 day cruise, unhelpful rude reception staff ( females mainly) dirty ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


As good as expected for Jan 2018 first leg World Voyage

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Panama Canal & Central America

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jjessie
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have previously travelled on many Celebrity ships and also Victoria and QM2. We loved Victoria and hated QM2; we liked Elizabeth as much as Victoria. They both compare plus/minus with Celebrity. I have to disagree with some of the last few reviews posted. The food was good, service was good, the shows were virtually all good, Speakers were mostly very good. The balcony cabin was very good. The ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Very Disappointing Cruise

Review for Aurora to Panama Canal & Central America

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Walllis
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

If this was our first cruise we would have thought well it was OK but, we have had 3 cruises in total so we had something to compare this cruise with. The balcony cabin was the smallest we had been in and not a lot of room for a lengthy journey. The shore trips were too expensive and were not value for money. When the Captain gave messages over the public address system it was as if he was ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom with Bath/Shower


Britannia just misses the mark

Review for Britannia to Panama Canal & Central America

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OzCruiser99
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Britannia is a lovely ship but lacks the Wow factor of similar sized ships such as Celebrity's Solstice class. We had a basic interior cabin on A deck, about which we were quite happy, as the design was fine, and our cabin steward was excellent. We had no problems at all with noise from above, as noted by another reviewer. We dined mainly in the Peninsula Restaurant where the food was ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


Ship in decline

Review for Arcadia to Panama Canal & Central America

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Saffiespaniel
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The cruise was the first leg of the World Circumnavigation and offered a very good trip calling at Caribbean Islands, Panama Canal, Mexico and finishing in San Francisco. We have cruised on the Arcadia three times previous to this trip, and I would consider we are well qualified to comment on the appalling decline in most aspects of the ship and service. Firstly, our cabin D70 was filthy, (I just ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Balcony and Bath/Shower


P&O Arcadia disgusting treatment

Review for Arcadia to Panama Canal & Central America

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anniemaidcruises
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My mum and dad and,my husband and I,sailed on January 6th 2015,on the first leg of the world cruise,southampton to san Francisco, which ended in the death of my mother,in san Francisco. The ship was turned around the same day as she docked from the xmas cruise,our cabin had dust and fluff on the top of the wardrobe doors,my mums cabin had numerous ships crossword papers stuffed in the top of the ...
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Sail Date: January 2015


Not the best P & O ship

Review for Arcadia to Panama Canal & Central America

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Grumpy64
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation was a shambles as we arrived at our allotted time to find the queue snaking out the registration hall and for a hundred yards round the drop off area. It took us over an hour to get on board. We had booked with another couple and asked for adjoining cabins. We were allocated C67 & C68 which sounded great until we looked on the plan to discover they were on different sides of the ship. ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


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