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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Spring Break Cruises from Southampton

P&O Cruises
Ventura
Destination
Southampton

Traveler rating

Excellent

8

Very Good

8

Average

12

Poor

7

Terrible

1

Cruise type

12 P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Spring Break Cruises from Southampton


Geronimo99 avatar

Geronimo99

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Mostly good - but flaws

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Happy 12-day cruise but just sometimes food quality was surprisingly poor. Potatoes with black rotting areas and occasionally not hot. Staff in smart restaurants and buffet were hard-working, helpful and pleasant. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Essex Man avatar

Essex Man

5 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Alleged technical problems on Ventura 4th to 11th May 2018

We are reasonably well travelled ‘cruisers’ having done 120+ days on Cunard, 7 on MSC and 14 on P&O Britannia last year. The Britannia cruise, repositioning from the Caribbean to the UK in March 2017 was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


sidekick180 avatar

sidekick180

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

MISSED PORT AND TOO MUCH WOBBLY TIME AT SEA

This was a first time cruise for us and the main reason for this choice was to be able to visit 4 ports. Apparently there was a technical issue with the ship, which meant that we would not be stopping at Oporto in ...
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Sail Date May 2018


monkey013 avatar

monkey013

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Shame they dropped a Port

We chose this cruise as it was visiting Oporto and Lisbon - well meant to have been. On the first sea day we were advised no Oporto due to technical failure which would be rectified in Lisbon. A late arrival in Vigo ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Ludka avatar

Ludka

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Must be a glutton for punishment!

This was a last minute decision,wanted a bit of sun and the Canaries are always a good choice, in fact it is my second favourite destination for cruising.Last minute booking but not a last minute price, paid the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


roglen avatar

roglen

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

1st P&O Cruise

Wanted to get away early in the year and visit a few new places. Chose this cruise because of its itinery. Embarkation and Disembarkation was superb unlike the usual airport chaos. Decent cabin on A deck with small ...
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Sail Date March 2017


CaraLark avatar

CaraLark

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A little lacklustre

We had heard really positive things about P&O, and so chose them to be our first cruise. We selected a mini cruise of four nights to give us a chance to explore the ship. Before sailing we read some reviews and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


Gauguin22 avatar

Gauguin22

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Worse Cruise Ever

Firstly arriving at Southampton to embark our time was 3pm arrived at 2pm sat there until 4.30pm. Once onboard had to go straight to Safety Procedure at Muster Station. We have been on 6 cruises and this was the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


indiajack avatar

indiajack

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Won't be sailing again on Ventura.

Revisited Ventura as I liked the itinerary but unfortunately the weather was poor in the Canaries which is unusual. The food in the restaurants was good. A bit boring in the buffet restaurant. On the plus side ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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BarmyJackArmy

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Ventura Virus

What we thought would be a pleasant spring break on a 7 night cruise along the Iberian coast turned into a rather stressful experience. The dreaded norovirus had struck the ship prior to sailing so was being deep ...
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Sail Date March 2016


madwatwoman avatar

madwatwoman

1 Review Written

Disappointed with P & O

Is was the first cruise with P & O and I was very dissapointed with the level of service on the ship. I have cruised before with Ocean Village, Royal Caribbean and Princess. I found the staff on the Ventura ...
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Sail Date May 2015


daveb222 avatar

daveb222

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The First and Maybe the Last on Ventura

We have cruised a few times before mainly RCL and Celebrity but thought we would give P&O a whirl, so we booked two cruise, one 'taster' on Aurora last December and Ventura. Have to say we were not so impressed ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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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