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Southampton Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

Ruby Princess

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18 Southampton Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

whitmarshjohn avatar


1 Review Written

Like a Swiss timepiece


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 ...
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Sail Date August 2014

ginal avatar


4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

More than I expected.

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2014

pointpetre avatar


15 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sweet September Crossing

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, ...
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Sail Date September 2014

diplomats avatar


7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Outstanding itinerary on a fine ship, with some hiccups

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2014

jdavid avatar


8 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great way to experiance the UK

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2014

girls5 avatar


3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess and Private Tour Operators

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2014

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Blue Heron On Board

1 Review Written

Great ports--but shore excursions lacking

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Amster12345 avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A great cruise to the British Isles

This was my 12th cruise, the majority of them with Princess. But this is my first review. The ship: There are two large identical dining rooms, one for set seating and one for anytime dining. We were anytime, and ...
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Sail Date July 2014

skippydoo avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sensational Ruby Princess our first time with Princess Cruises

We were looking for a deal in the UK school holidays and sure did we find one. We found the cruise on sale at £599 which at £50 pppn summer holidays was unbeatable. We were not sure about the ports being so close ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Jessiekouli1 avatar


14 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Positives and Negatives about Ruby Princess at the British Isles

Our family of four chose this cruise due to it's itinerary (which selected fantastic ports to cover the British Isles) and of course with princess being loyal princess cruisers. This was our 8th princess cruise and ...
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Sail Date July 2014

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4 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime to British Isles - June 28, 2014

Selected this itinerary based on the ports. Loved the Ruby – she is huge and it did take a while to take the right elevator to the right floor, but we enjoyed the cruise and all ports except Honfleur. Another ...
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Sail Date June 2014

BRIND avatar


15 Reviews Written

94 Helpful Votes

One of the Best

Well I have been home now for a week having spent 12 nights on the Ruby Princess & can honestly say that it is one of the best cruises I have been one. I have been on about 14 cruises including Cunard, P & 0, Costa ...
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Sail Date June 2014

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1 Review Written

Another fantastic voyage with Princess!

We chose to travel again with Princess, as we had a fantastic time on our journey with them to Alaska last summer on the Sapphire Princess. My husband and I are in our 50's and are frequent cruisers. This was our ...
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Sail Date June 2014

brino99 avatar


10 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

What you need to know about the Ruby Princess and British Isles cruise

Several months have passed since we set sail on the Ruby Princess. I read a few of the reviews on here that have been posted since we sailed. I found them to be very interesting. At the end of the day, people are ...
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Sail Date May 2014

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Cruise XYZ

14 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Return to the Ruby

This was our 6th time on the Ruby. We have always enjoyed this ship and it felt like "home" when we got on board. Having been on the Ruby before, it was easy to get around. This cruise was a Summer Solstice to the ...
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Sail Date June 2014

lise1 avatar


12 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise on the Ruby

We arrived at Heathrow at 7:30am the day prior to the cruise and walked to the National Express Station to take the bus to Southampton. Having not reserved our seat ahead of time because we were not sure of time of ...
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Sail Date May 2014

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3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Love the Ruby and the Grand Class ships

After a disappointing cruise on the Royal Princess, it was great to be on the Grand Class ship again. The Ruby and her sisters, Diamond and Sapphire, are very nice. Showing some age with broken automatic sliding ...
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Sail Date May 2014

Ruby Princess Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Value For Money5.03.8
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