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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Gay & Lesbian Cruises to Europe from Southampton

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"Ventura N933 12 nights Madeira, Canaries and Lisbon, 17 to 29th November 2019 Embarkation at Southampton on the 17th November was quick and efficient. All the cabins were supposed to be ready for occupancy at..."Read More
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First experience of P&O, so disappointed.

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LF2C
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Ok, this was our first cruise with P&O but not our first cruise, so we have a lot of experience of what to expect and what service should be, despite Covid excuses. The ship is very nice and we liked the layout. Having been out of service for 19 months, we assumed everything would be working, so imagine our annoyance when we walked into our cabin to find a bedside light wasn’t working. It ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Never, ever cruise P&O again

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pamela17
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and reasonably sophisticated entertainment non- existent. The never ending daily amount of rubbish fed in the daily paper about commercial 'pamper parties' 'aches and pains parties' and the like ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower


P&O poorly operated.

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Mattywoos
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

My experience on P and O cruises was a first however it sure will be my last. The buffet food is the same each night and is of a low standard. The entertainment onboard was next to none and they had an awful comedian who was on twice a night and on, on more than one night. The drinks package is completely pointless unless you become friendly with the bar staff or walk from bar to bar as theres a ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


Worst food and service at sea

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steven meredith
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My Name is Steve Meredith. I have been in the catering service for 40 years and still going. I have worked in all aspects of the industry from five star hotels, Michelin star restaurants, private chef to deli & coffee shop. I recently went on New Year Cruise UK Departure Date 29 Dec 19 Total Trip Nights: 5 I was very disappointed in the food and service. Food was of a very poor ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Traveled with children


Standards have dropped on P&O

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jjlondon
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise as we have been on Ventura before. I can't express how disappointed I and the rest of my party were. The headliners seemed under rehearsed, the special guests weren't special - comedians that weren't suitable for a Christmas cruise, and a lack of entertainment during the day unless you are a fitness fanatic The dance lessons were in the central Atrium - who wants to learn ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

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


Holiday of a lifetime

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beckyrushton89
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Where do I begin? The cruise was absolutely fantastic. Whoever faults this cruise needs there heads checking. The ship itself is beautiful, In fabulous condition. The rooms were cleaned every day and night. Our room cleaner even left little chocolates on our pillows which went down very well with our children! There was jam packed entertainment on throughout the day! The theatre shows were like ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower

Traveled with children


Cost savings are evident

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Essex Man
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ventura N933 12 nights Madeira, Canaries and Lisbon, 17 to 29th November 2019 Embarkation at Southampton on the 17th November was quick and efficient. All the cabins were supposed to be ready for occupancy at 1.30pm, although we were in E227 before then. Ferdinand the cabin steward was self-effacing and well worth the personal tip on the last day of the cruise. E227 is on Deck 8, just above ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Holiday 2019

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Cristina Glz
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Hello !! We were sailing on the Ventura in November in the Canary islands and we have really enjoy it. The ship had everything that you needed.The room was spacious and always clean and tidy. the food could be better, I expected more quality but there was enough variety. Making friends is easy on the boat and you never get bored. The ports where we arrive are quite accessible. without thier the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


A noisy, poor weather cruise sadly

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AdeAfloat
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise having enjoyed a similar cruise in 2015.Same ship, same time of the year but very different. 6 of us travelled together to celebrate a significant birthday and, as a group, we could enjoy each other's company and the facilities of the ship which made this a better experience than it would have been had we been on our own. The weather was pretty rough all the way to the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Love cruising with P&O

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copper beech
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose a last minute cheap offer 12nights around Canaries on Ventura....beautiful ship, good size inside cabin which was very clean and service from cabin steward top rate. Excellent entertainment every night and freedom dining the best ever, but ding experience met our expectations especially Sindu. All the staff very attentive but not in your face which we like. I fell and banged my ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


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