I chose this cruise for it's itinerary, timing and value for money. It was also a way to get from Melbourne to London without jet lag and swollen ankles.
It is an old ship and fairly small but I prefer the small ship atmosphere and friendliness.
Overall the ship exceeded my expectations with a super friendly crew who went out of their way to make it an enjoyable voyage.
Being small it ...
Couple of hours delay in boarding ship in Melb which was closed down on arrival from NZ for cleaning due to expected virus on board. This was ok.
Was hoping to catch up with friends leaving ship in Melb but they were put straight onto bus from gangplank to be driven to airport, so no contact made.
Once ship cleared no problems with embarkation.
Next, when booking cruise we were advised ...