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Southampton Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

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Ruby Princess - British Isles

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Indy Pendant
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Ruby Princess is a very young ship that is the largest in the Princess fleet. They kept many of the basic layout and design elements from all of their other ships, but also made some rather notable changes. The Piazza is much larger and capable of holding more traditional entertainment events; the down side is that it interferes with the programming of Crooners (their piano bar). The ...
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Sail Date: June 2015


Remember to bring your corkscrew

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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ohwiseman
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

I will cover the title later. This review covers the Ruby Princess on back to back cruises that started in Southampton on 8/27/2014 and ended in Manhattan New York on 9/22/2014. Princess refers to the cruise as “British Isles” and “Iceland Grand Adventure” for the second half. This review covers all opinions, mostly good to excellent and some disappointments. The Itinerary - Both cruises offered ...
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Sail Date: September 2014


Sweet September Crossing

Review for Ruby Princess to Transatlantic

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pointpetre
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Last year my lovely wife and I were on a Transatlantic Crossing that failed, due to weather, to go to Northern Ireland, Iceland, and Greenland. We tried again this year on a cruise that went from England to Bergen, Norway, the Shetland Islands, ports in Iceland and Newfoundland. Weather conditions did not allow us to go to the port of Isafjodur in Iceland, but the other ports were wonderful, and ...
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Sail Date: September 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Outstanding itinerary on a fine ship, with some hiccups

Review for Ruby Princess to Transatlantic

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diplomats
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Review of August 27- September 22, 2014 Cruise on Ruby Princess This cruise was a back to back including an initial 12 day cruise from Southampton around the British Isles and a subsequent 14 day transatlantic cruise calling in Bergen, Norway, the Shetland Islands, Iceland and Newfoundland before terminating in New York City (Brooklyn Red Hook Terminal). This review will be organized in the style ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Great way to experiance the UK

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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jdavid
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

British Isles on the Ruby Princess  Aug 3 – 15, 2014 This was a bucket list destination for a significant birthday in 2013 that had to be postponed by one year, however with 2014 we were able to board on my birthday and sail the Ruby, both worth waiting for. For those who do not want DETAIL, here are the Likes and Dislikes….. Bests & Positives of 2014 British Isles Cruise & Paris in no ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Like a Swiss timepiece

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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whitmarshjohn
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First time with Princess and first time around the British isles. We would like to do both again. This was our eleventh cruise and, all round, probably the best. There were things to gripe about (the food was much of a muchness, the shows were pitiful and we avoided them, the cruise director was.......) but we do not go on holiday for shows compered by someone whose love of his own voice was quite ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


More than I expected.

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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ginal
6-10 Cruises

I am not writing a long review because the Ruby is not sailing this itinerary again. So I am not going to go over the ports. 1. Staff=Tremendous. Every staff member was upbeat and smiling. Nothing was too hard for them to do. They carried trays, got extra blankets, got seconds of food at dinner...and the list goes forever. 2. Ship=Great shape. Once you got the layout the ship was easy to ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ruby Princess and Private Tour Operators

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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girls5
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were picked up at Heathrow by Barry of Taranis Travel--bookings@taranistravelco.uk. He was very efficient and transported us to Southampton via Stonehenge, Salisbury, Avebury, Amesbury. His price was great and we could stay as long as we wished in each place. He also transported us to Bath another day. There is an audio guide to the Baths. Will take you around 2 hours and it could be more if ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Great Ports, Let down by a nosiy stateroom that was not fit

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Jem 12
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first Princess Cruise, overall it would have been a mainly positive experience, but we were let down by Princesses greed who sell cabins to passengers that are not fit for purpose, I have since found a previous review by a person in the same block, wish I had seen this before we cruised. It was a shame because we loved our cabin steward and we loved the layout of the room, but sadly ...
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Sail Date: August 2014


Great ports--but shore excursions lacking

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Blue Heron On Board
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We just completed this cruise with our 14-yr old son. Overall we had a wonderful vacation. Here are the pros and cons: Pros: Loved the cabin--we had an aft balcony stateroom and loved watching as we arrived at and left ports every day. Also loved that this was a very port-intensive cruise. A great way to see a lot of different cities/areas. Services on the ship were excellent; staff were ...
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Sail Date: July 2014

Traveled with children


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