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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews

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237 P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews


pennib avatar

pennib

14 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Another Happy Christmas & New Year on Ventura

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This was our 4th festive cruise on Ventura around the Caribbean islands. The usual efficient P&O system of dealing with flights and luggage soon had us in the holiday mood. This time we were on a Dreamliner from ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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lee7661

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely xmas and new year cruise, but standards slipping slightly

My family consist of my husband and myself , two boys ages nearly 10 & 17 and my father. We had an effortless flight from Manchester to Barbados. I must say I dislike having to pay for soft drinks on such a long ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Griz55

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ventura: at your peril!

I have just returned from a P&O Christmas Cruise of the Caribbean, and also read a review by KevinML who appears to have cruised the same. I would concur with much of his comments but disagree with others. Briefly, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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kathena329

1 Review Written

Ventura pre-Christmas Cruise

We had a wonderful first cruise, with P&O on the Ventura, to the Caribbean. The cabin was wonderful (D327, Superior Cabin with Balcony), the food good and plentiful, and the cleanliness superb. We scheduled our trip ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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paul2cc

1 Review Written

First Time With P&O

Having cruised twice before in the Med with Thomson and having enjoyed my experience thoroughly as a special treat I decided to book a surprise cruise to the carribean for my wife's 50th Birthday. We booked a week ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Jeff D54

1 Review Written

Pre Xmas Break

Once again a great pre xmas break. A good Dreamliner flight out from Manchester, very easy transfer to the ship, bags arrived in no time. We were given cabin C518 with the extended balcony, couldn't fault the cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Portman Garry

1 Review Written

Great Value and Superb Weather

Having been on Ventura twice before I was looking forward to the cruise. I had had a balcony and inside cabins previously and chose an outside cabin for this cruise. The cabin was fine but the two pullman beds ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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wsteve

1 Review Written

Our first cruise

i agree with most things the last reviewer wrote, apart from the two hour wait to get on board we were on within 30 minutes, cabin kept spotless thank you Vincent,food first class and entertainment excellent, didn't ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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C0l0nel

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Easiest Fly Cruise ever

Having been disappointed on other cruise lines sailing from Venice due to the chaotic and drawn out Embarkation / Disembarkation organisation this was an absolute pleasure. We handed in our bags at Birmingham and ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Catfm

1 Review Written

GREAT PORTS OF CALL

This was our 6th cruise - 3rd with P&O. We booked for two reasons, it was our 25th Wedding Anniversary and the Ports of Call looked interesting. This was the largest ship we had been on, and like most other ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Molly Printemps

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ventura Western Mediterranean Cruise - October 2014

This was our first cruise and, on the whole, we thoroughly enjoyed it. I can’t praise P&O enough for the extremely smooth transition from Venice Marco Polo airport to the ship. We didn’t have the usual scrum ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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archerygirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediterranean on Ventura

Would like to inform everyone interested in P&O and Ventura specifically that we have just had an excellent two week cruise in the Mediterranean. We had the odd complaint about specifics as usual but, overall, the ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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amandajames

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ventura honeymoon

Had a week on Ventura for our honeymoon in september 2014. Embarkation was really quick and very easy at Venice and after a seamless journey from Manchester we were in our cabin by lunchtime enjoying the view from ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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OzzyMandias

2 Reviews Written

Super First Cruise

We have just returned from our first cruise aboard Ventura. Having read some of the negative reviews I was apprehensive about what to expect - I need not have worried. The first day went smoothly from the airport to ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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meeann

1 Review Written

Enjoyable Cruise.

Having read some previous reviews, I was a bit nervous what to expect on our cruise, but decided to just go with the flow and make my own mind up. Well its been made up - Loved the cruise, the itinerary, the food ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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susan from chessington

1 Review Written

Brilliant cruise, could not fault it

We were a group of 4 ladies celebrating our friend's 70'th birthday week on our first cruise. This cruise was brilliant, the ship was clean and well decorated, we had Freedom Dining which was great as we could eat ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Mrsmoran69

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable once again

We've done several cruises but never flown before so this one was a first for us. Check in and transfer were very efficient, easy and the luggage appeared in the cabin shortly after lunch. I packed swimmers in the ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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jwvoid

1 Review Written

First cruise - loved it!

As a first time cruising couple travelling with a 2 year daughter we were a little sceptical about the entire holiday and what we would encounter on board the ship. We didn't need to worry however the staff bent ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Blue eyed blonde

1 Review Written

Wonderful Med Cruise, Italy & Croatia

This was our first time cruising, and we had a wonderful time. Our balcony cabin on A deck was lovely, plenty of room and spotlessly clean (thanks to our friendly cabin steward Remy) so great to be able to open the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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welshlady10

1 Review Written

1st time cruise excellent for the family

First time on a cruise bit daunting what to expect! P & 0 are very organised from embarking the ship to disembarking. You check in your luggage at the airport and then don't see it until its outside your cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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igc1959

1 Review Written

Great experience for first time cruise

My wife Tracey ,daughter Olivia (11) and I decided to treat ourselves to an Italian cruise aboard the Ventura in August 2014. It was our first cruise so we were a little naive to some things but thoroughly enjoyed ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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susanparker711@gmail.com

1 Review Written

Venice to Venice

This was our second cruise, the first last year was on the Azura and we did not expect the Ventura to be as good. The cabin steward was excellent and couldn't do enough to make our cruise more enjoyable. We stayed ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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annemarie87

1 Review Written

Holiday of a lifetime!

My boyfriend and I were new to cruising this year and have just disembarked the Ventura ship with P&O Cruises. It truly was the holiday of a lifetime and whilst we have no other cruises to compare this to, we do ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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TonyMccourt

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship, great holiday

My wife and I decided to experience a fly/ cruise with P&O and made our way to Venice to join the Ventura cruise ship as she sailed to various destinations over 14 days. Pour only previous experience with P&O had ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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dale64

2 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!

Cruised Genoa-Venice in July for 7 nights.  This was the first cruise for my wife and I, and I must say I was a bit apprehensive with some of the reviews which posted negative comments. After 7 wonderful days, I ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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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