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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean from Southampton

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Cruise in the time of covid
"At one beach area in St Lucia we were given just ten minutes on Pigeon island beach and then browbeaten to board the bus even though we could have taken a cab back at ur leisure.Films on board did not suit the age group of a long cruise i,e retired pensioners mostly in the 70/80 plus...."Read More
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Cruise in the time of covid

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Pyer
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We decided to go ahead with this cruise even though major alterations to the itinerary included the cancellation of all the American ports of call and also at the very last minute the cancellation of a call in Belize. P and O did compensate us with generous on board spend which certainly helped .Only 971 passengers boarded after the cancellations and there was plenty of space,sun beds,places to ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

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Potty Terracotta
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to get away from the worst of the British Weather, although for the first 10 days it seemed we had taken it with us. Whilst the weather improved the cruise of Ventura got worse. Ship Overall Dirty on the Outside and just as bad on the insde especially Waterside Buffet which for a restaurant was particularly grubby with stains on seating, sofa style backrests and the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Need to do better.

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Avast Behind
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Ventura cruise departed on ,11the February for a USA/Caribbean cruise of some 35 days. Initial impressions of the ship were a bit mixed, some good, some less so. Our cabin was a balcony on deck 12, a reasonable size and a comfy bed. Our cabin steward was good and he did his duties well. Our first port of call was La Corrina, we quite like this call and went ashore for a shop and some ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Hygiene

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Wen and Chris
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Whilst we agree with a lot of the comments made about the Ventura. Some of the guests hygiene leaves a lot to be desired. Ignoring hand sanatisers on many occasions. In the buffet restaurant we saw on many occasions passengers blowing their nose & coughing into the blue serviettes & putting them back on the table. Men walking into the buffet area with no tops on. Filling water bottles from the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower


Superb - highly recommend

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Devoniantrecker
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a 5 week cruise, having only undertaken a few shorter cruises before, unlike many well seasoned cruisers on board, we were pleasantly surprised at the quality, standard and presentation of everything. In a nut shell: on reading reviews (after we had paid a deposit) I started to get concerned! Fortunately a very level headed well travelled friend reassured me that the Ventura was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

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LJventura
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Made a mistake by booking Ventura - Very noisy ship especially in the atrium with dance classes going on all day so unable to relax in the bar or coffee lounge. This went on in the evening so instead of having a pianist we had blaring music to contend with -very unpleasant so went to Glasshouse. Excellent cabin and "Elvor" our cabin steward was very professional and did a excellent ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Could have been better

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louton
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Staff good other than our first waiter he was very very poor and sarcastic on one occasion throwing mince sauce all over my food.We asked to be moved and were. Our first cabin was rubbish as toilet kept blocking up air con was faulty the fridge was warm and more. we were moved to another cabin and we were very well looked after. The air conditioning on this ship was bad nearly every passenger had ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


Obvious cost cutting cruise

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Pyer
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Having used the Ventura last year for a 35 day cruise we were looking forward to a repeat cruise which this time included some South American ports of call.We booked a outside cabin but were disappointed to be given a cabin on deck five which was so small that the bed filled most of the space and there was nowhere to sit except the bed.The noise from the thrusters made sleeping difficult and after ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower


Your site was right

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Stopher50
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Friend checked for reviews of cabin f334 and it stated do not expect a good night's sleep. Absolutely correct as cabin creaked from set sail and reported many times, promised would be transfered to next available cabin. NOTHING HAPPENED! Could not get cabin cool enough.Reported many times, kept getting cards left stating ventilation engineer had called but no change. Eventually met with engineer ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Cruising Cacophony!

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Altaj Maroj
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We try to get away from the UK winter weather and, having sailed twice before on the Oriana on similar itineraries, we like the US ports, and although not great fans of the Caribbean islands, at least they're warm. We find the P&O service, dining and entertainment entirely adequate and sometimes exceptional and had no qualms about booking Ventura as a cruise of this length was likely to be child ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


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