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Southampton to Europe - British Isles & Western P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Britannia
British Isles & Western Europe
Southampton

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Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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88 Southampton to Europe - British Isles & Western P&O Britannia Cruise Reviews


OceanDuck avatar

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


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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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Holmes27

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

P&O cater for everyone

There's a lot of cruising snobbery with the judging different "classes" of passengers so here's the deal, P&O are clever enough to cater for a broad market, love it or pay more and go Seabourn!! The joy of a big ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Lady kendal Jaggar

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship complaints and service

I boarded Britannia for its France, Spain and Guernsey highlights. Embarkation was smooth for all guests, luggage attendants extremely helpful. And check in staff to security personal where to the highest ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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6huckle5

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nearly there, just a few tweaks

This is my 3rd cruise with P&O and went with friends who were experiencing their 1st. On the whole we all thoroughly enjoyed our cruise. Lovely clean ship, sizable cabins and destinations were better than expected. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Scrummy p

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic

This was our second p&o cruise having previously been on the excellent Venturer. Everything about Britannia is 5 star. Embarkation went very smoothly and we were soon in the Crows nest enjoying our first cocktail. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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DB & MB

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great 2 night getaway

Living just 40 minutes from Southampton docks means we can take advantage of short two and three night cruises regularly, in fact this cruise was booked much further in advance as we were going as a group of six ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Frenchlad

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

It could be better

Waited over an hour to embark.huge car park queue. Food in the restaurant and buffet is of poor quality and choice. One evening neither of us could eat the starter or the main course. Good food such as smoked salmon ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Rishigudka

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Iberian peninsula aboard a 5 star ship!

I found a great deal for a 7 night cruise over my birthday with P&O Britannia but had no sailed with P&O before so was doubtful whether I should book. However after getting feedback from my cousins who had been on ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Debbie Dorset

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

For a Flag Ship & so new, certain areas looking tired already. Our mistake was not appreciating a "weekend" cruise would be full of badly behaved stag/hen parties! Also, Freedom Dining, as included was very average ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Lawyer1982

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable 2 night cruise

5 adults and 1 child Pros - suite was large with lots of extras - epicurean restaurant fantastic - peninsula restaurant also very good - fast embarkation - great service - staff in kids club and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Travelmad

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Don’t think P&O are for us

It was our anniversary and we saw this 2 night cruise so thought we’d book it. We’ve cruised many times before; mostly RCI, NCL, Princess and Holland America. We were excited to give P&O as we haven’t cruised ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Deeee

1 Review Written

Not so great for our first cruise!

We have never been on a cruise before and we thought it was a good idea to try the mini cruise to Brugge. How wrong was I? To start with, we were heavily delayed in Southampton and did not start to sail till very ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Queue Queen

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Should be called P&Q!

This was a short mini cruise to Bruges but I didn't realise when booking quite how short it would be! Our embarkation time was 3.30pm Fri yet we were left waiting in the terminal for over 2 hours making us almost ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ian7010

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Britannia from a disabled view point

The cruise itself was very good we had no issues with the places we visited Madeira Canary Isles Lisbon and Vigo. All ports were accessible so no tenders involved. The disabled room with balcony was excellent even ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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marie1553

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ship ok, not as good as others

Word of warning to passengers please be careful of what you are being charged from the photo shop when having photos taken on board ! Did not realise until on way home in car that we had been charged twice for the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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bigrigs97

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great first time cruise

We chose this cruise as a first time taster.Just 6 nights.Firstly the food was excellent we had an amazing choice either buffet or served in main dining room.Anything we had was fresh and well cooked could not fault ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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SP/PC Cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship; shame about lack of stairs in middle of ship.

Always cruised with P&O, mainly Azura as we like to do the Caribbean. Decided to take 2 of our children on a small cruise so chose this one. The ship was Lovely and Embarkation/Disembarkation was excellent. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Anngrace43

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Highs and lows

This is our first cruise with P&O and first impressions were great. My partner is unable to walk more than a few yards and uses a mobility scooter. Embarkation was smooth and very easy, we were fast tracked ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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jade253

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointing, won't go P&O again

This was my 7th cruise, having sailed with Thompson, NCL and Cunard before; and this was the worst one yet. Cons -had a terrible encounter with my waiter in the Meridian restaurant on a particular night, as ...
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Sail Date July 2017


Inna L avatar

Inna L

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

It was just a terrible experience

Myself and my husband ( with our two children) were sailing for 6 days cruise to Spain ,France and Guernsey. Before this cruise, we regularly go cruising, with different companies. But we never sailed with PO ...
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Sail Date July 2017


mudlark avatar

mudlark

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Much better than expected

Chose this cruise as had a 3 week window and this was available at the right price.it was. Strictly come dancing, BBC sponsored Cruise which added a lot and would recommend to anybody. Ship has some issues such ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Disneybabeolaf

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Never again !!! Britannia Brugge 2 night 19 May

We chose this cruise as we wanted a short break and to visit Brugge .Please do not book suite cabin G733 or the cabin next door which is G731. The vibrations that we encountered in G733 from the engines were ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Jordan Jones avatar

Jordan Jones

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

An amazing two nights on the Britannia with a lovely day spent in Bruges!

This is my first cruise experience and what an amazing experience it was! Here is a link to a video I made whilst on The Britannia : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbFZ8BB8FnI The cabins are beautiful and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Billybudgie

5 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise to the Canaries

What I like to do on a cruise: I don't drink, gamble or am interested in speciality dining. I don't like to lay in the sun but like a dip in the pool and to spend an hour or two reading in the shade. I Iike to see ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Britannia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.04.4
Enrichment4.03.2
Service5.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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