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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe - British Isles & Western from Southampton

P&O Cruises
Ventura
British Isles & Western Europe
Southampton

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

1

Average

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

20

First-Time Cruisers

13

Entertainment Cruises

10

Romantic Cruises

9

Senior Cruises

8

13 P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe - British Isles & Western from Southampton


Twotoneskaman avatar

Twotoneskaman

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Southampton to Bruges on P&O Ventura; Our 1st Cruise, Mixed Feelings!

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This was our first cruise and we were both nervous and excited about our trip from Southampton to Bruges on P&O Ventura. Below is our review and some of the things that we would do differently should we decide to do ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Andreacrosby

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First Cruise

I booked this as a treat after a busy X mas for myself and my husband , I was sceptical about the whole thing , a lot of reading about cruising there seems a element of snobbery, well I loved it yes a mini cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Shaun McGiff

1 Review Written

First Time Cruise and Will Not Be the Last

We went with 2 other couples on this 2 days to Guernsey. This was our first cruise and it will not be our last. We were so impressed with how efficient the whole process was. Everything about the experience was ...
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Sail Date September 2015


RoyBoy 1 avatar

RoyBoy 1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

We started our holiday on Sunday 23/08/2015. The embarkation was a dream, none of your long queues as in the airports. From arriving at the port at 11.am to sitting in a bar on board ship at 11.45am.Luggage taken ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Mighty_muzzo

1 Review Written

First Time Cruising

We stayed on the Ventura so just thought I would write a review since we were massively impressed with our first time cruising, so here are some tips: When it comes to Gratuities(Tips) you automatically pay a fee ...
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Sail Date May 2015


townmouse53 avatar

townmouse53

1 Review Written

Thrilled With Our First Experience, Signed Up For Another!

This was our first cruise ever - a 'gift' for our wedding anniversary. We were put in cabin B344, an inner one. Although we personally found the temperature to be a bit warm (as we like to sleep in cool ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Florence56

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise around the Fjords

We were first time cruisers and due to a medical my mobility is a little slow (use a walkng aid) and rules out any flying This cruise was advised by travel agency. We live very close to Southampton and our son ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Flipper73

1 Review Written

Fist time marvel

I have wanted to go on a cruise for as long as I can remember but have never had the opportunity before so when a fabulous offer price coincided with half term ( I work in a school) and my mother in law offered to ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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themanwithahat

1 Review Written

First timers on Ventura

We are a couple in our late forties, and this May we abandoned our children for the first time (they *are* old enough before you worry) to take a somewhat belated 20th Anniversary break on a cruise liner. A four day ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Titcheee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian Fjords on Ventura

We're a young(ish) active couple in our early 40s who booked a week on Ventura cruising the Norwegian Fjords as our first cruise. We didn't want to spend a fortune or go for more than a week in case cruising wasn't ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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skippydoo

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic introduction to cruising

We were all looking forward to our cruise, and it certainly did not disappoint! The ship was fantastic in the main, and the facilities excellent. We normally holiday in the UK in Bournemouth or Centre Parcs and was ...
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Sail Date July 2012


Alex uk avatar

Alex uk

1 Review Written

No rating

Brugge - Le Havre 3 nighter.

We are just back from the Ventura's three night short cruise and have been more then pleased after reading some of the negative reviews here beforehand.Our inside aft cabin (B721) was nicely decorated and more roomy ...
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Sail Date April 2011


Bob Fisher avatar

Bob Fisher

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No Problems - gluten free dining

My wife and I selected the P&O Ventura as a first cruise as the round trip to Lisbon was only for 7 days and we felt we could put up with this whatever it was like. Before booking the cruise our main concerns were ...
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Sail Date May 2010


Ventura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.3
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.6
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