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Fantastic First Cruise
"First cruise and first time on the Ventura. Absolutely fantastic ship and we had a great time on the whole. It was all a bit mystifying initially. Embarkation was smooth but once on board it got totally..."Read More
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Enjoyed every moment

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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Sea Blue Skies

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Always use Penguin Parking, their service is outstanding. From our luggage being taken at the quay, we were on the ship in 10 minutes, and enjoying coffee and cake in the Waterside buffet. This was our fourth Ventura cruise and our 7th P&O ( Oceana & Britannia previously. Chose an inside cabin forward, on deck 12 (A) very quiet, new carpets and throughout the ship too on it's re-fit last ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower

47 Helpful Votes


As Good As Ever

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Martin A

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Good itinerary inc. Rome/Naples/Sardinia, and whilst we are not anti-kids this was the first one outside the school holidays. Usually take a suite but prices were crazy, typically double what we normally pay, and P&O were still offering a suite at top price on the morning we sailed. Opted for E730 Superior Deluxe and it was great with the big end/corner balcony, and none of the horror stories ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

22 Helpful Votes


Excellent holiday

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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Fisherman 1

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose P & O as we have sailed with them before, we chose the Ventura as we wanted to go to the Canaries,Madeira and LIsbon also thought the weather would be good, unfortunately it was not as good as we hoped, but that's not P & O's fault. Boarding at Southampton went really smoothly and we were in our cabin quite quickly. We had a balcony cabin on deck 11 which was lovely and clean, the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

7 Helpful Votes


Family Suite Upgrade, Travelling with 2 Toddlers

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annarack

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

We chose this cruise as we were travelling with an extended family group (9 in total including 3 children) and wanted to depart from Southampton and visit somewhere sunny with beaches. I travelled with my husband and our children (age 1 and 2), my parents-in-law, and my sister-in-law, her partner and son (age 10). We have cruised many times but it was a first cruise for the rest of the ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Traveled with children

25 Helpful Votes


P & O Cruises does it again!

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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DazzaO

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as we went on a 7 day cruise for the first time last August on P & O's Britannia and we decided there and then that we would do the Mediterranean this year and as we had such excellent treatment with P & O Cruises, we would use them again. Our cruise had seven ports of call and seven sea days and every part of it was wonderful, from the crew, waiters and waitresses, ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower

35 Helpful Votes


Winter sun in the Canaries and Agadir

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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cruiser1955

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My first cruise on Ventura was back in 2010 when I was not impressed with the ship, so it was with some in trepidation that I returned to her. However, I must say that I was most impressed with the improvements I found. I am a frequent cruiser having done over 50 cruises with more than 10 cruise lines. Ventura and Azura are the largest ships I have travelled on and now I am starting to ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Kusadasi

49 Helpful Votes


Finally, a cruise that met our expectations

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Spotthedog

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We booked this cruise because of the 5 destinations we had never been to 4 of them: La Coruna, Cadiz, Gibraltar and Lisbon. Malaga we'd visited many times but nonetheless it was still great to go back. All the ports were excellent. The cruise overall was an excellent value for money deal. Also, we've booked a 2017 cruise on the Ventura with an elderly relative and a wheelchair user so we used this ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

21 Helpful Votes


Fantastic First Cruise

Review for Ventura to Mediterranean

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johnnyd57uk

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

First cruise and first time on the Ventura. Absolutely fantastic ship and we had a great time on the whole. It was all a bit mystifying initially. Embarkation was smooth but once on board it got totally confusing. Very few signs and port and starboard passageways were done in identical colours which didnt help. Some people tied ribbons at various parts of the ship as a landmark. Main signs were ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

83 Helpful Votes


First time sailing with P&O

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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perschky

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

First time sailing with P&O, but it will not be the last. We had to be on board at 2.30pm but we arrive at the dock at 1pm thought that we would have a long wait to get on board but we were told to join the line of people follow them to the main hall fill in the medial cards, when our number was called to go to the counter get our information put on record was given our cabin and accounts card and ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

24 Helpful Votes


November sunshine

Review for Ventura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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SeanLXIV

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our first time on Ventura for 3 years, and she remains one of our favourite ships. I was a bit wary of what the weather would be like in early November but it was much better than I feared. Embarkation in the refurbished Mayflower Terminal was excellent. Our check-in time was 15:30, but we arrived at 13:15 and had dropped car off, checked in, boarded and got to our cabin within 25 ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

7 Helpful Votes


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