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Southampton to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews

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Eastern Mediterranean

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12 Southampton to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews

my@spark avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very Good but in Need of Improvements


We went on Ventura for our yearly cruise with 4 children under 11. We arrived at Southampton around 10 am. . It was a smooth embarkation with at least a 2 hr wait. Which wasn't the best for our 2 yr old daughter, ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Adrian G avatar

Adrian G

7 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

Spain, Monaco, Italy & Gibraltar September 27-October 10 2015.

This was my 10th. cruise and my second on P&O. As with my previous reviews, I will split the review into sections... Embarkation/Disembarkation. Brilliant! Arrived at the docks in Southampton and joined a ...
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Sail Date September 2015

Wiz201 avatar


1 Review Written

First time cruiser's take on a cruise

Me and my sister's first time cruising, we were accompanied by my dad and step mum who had cruised before. My dad had chosen to drive down and use CPS parking which went smoothly, picking up the car at the end of ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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The Kraken

9 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Wonderful first time trip on-board the Ventura!

My wife and I had a wonderful first time trip on-board the Ventura from the 7th to the 14th April 2013. Overall, we were extremely pleased with the ship and staff and truthfully, could not find much to complain ...
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Sail Date April 2013

Blackburnrover avatar


1 Review Written

P & O.............Pretty Ordinary

I can quite understand the rave reviews and five star ratings for Ventura as these are mostly from First Time Cruisers "upgrading" from their "all inclusive fortnights in Turkey". It is not quite the Butlins Boat ...
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Sail Date July 2012

jocap avatar


10 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Ventura - Eastern Med

The main thing we learnt from our previous 2 trips on Ventura, was that there would be so much to do that we'd rarely be together as a couple. With a long cruise and many sea days such as this, we went our separate ...
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Sail Date May 2011

traveller avatar


7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

No rating

Excellent Childrens entertainment

This was our second cruise with p&o. Both med cruises. Service was exceptional, food always lived up to expectations. Entertainmet varied and of good quality. Headliners presented broadway style musicals and ...
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Sail Date June 2011

tom_uk avatar


3 Reviews Written

To Venice on Ventura

This was our third cruise on Ventura, so you already know that she's a ship we like. Ventura's strong points were the same as ever: the balcony cabins (especially the walk-in hanging area), the big C-deck balcony, ...
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Sail Date May 2011

chas379 avatar


3 Reviews Written

Good Weekend But!!!

Our itinerary was Southampton to Zeebrugge (For Bruges) and return to Southampton. 25th to 27th March 2011.Booked through a cruise agent we had used before and no problems on this. However on all the documentation ...
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Sail Date March 2011



3 Reviews Written


This was our first cruise and we were just amazed when we pulled up at the dock and seen Ventura, she is huge. Our luggage was taken off us and we proceeded to check-in. Once all the formalities of check-in and ...
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Sail Date May 2010

Neilgerard avatar


1 Review Written

Ventura Baltics cruise

Please enter your review. Well mum and I are home and dry after a fantastic cruise on Ventura and here is my report. I will concentrate on the ship itself and not the ports of call, as it's easy to find out about ...
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Sail Date June 2008

tarka66 avatar


1 Review Written

Ventura Positive

Hi, I am new to this site, I have read many of the posts but have only just joined. I thought I would post a positive view of Ventura to maybe reassure those still to sail on her. It's a bit long. We cruised ...
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Sail Date May 2008

Ventura Ratings

Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Value For Money4.03.6
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