We arrived exactly at our check in time and were able to check in immediately. It was an efficient check in with minimal queuing. It seemed many people had arrived earlier than they were advised and had to wait a long time in the hot ...
We were on board the ship within 30 mins after arriving at mayflower dock. Our cases and car taken and boarded with no problems. We went straight to our cabin and our cases were already inside! Brilliant service.
We had booked 4 ...
Never travelled by P&O before & decided to celebrate my wife's 70th by inviting 23 of her family(incl partners)...many younger group had never cruised before.
Embarkation was reasonably swift ,embarkation times carried out ...
We traveled as a group of 17 for the weekend from Southampton to Bruges to celebrate my mother's 75th birthday, while we had a great time this was rather in spite of the cruise experience than because of it.
At check in we were left ...
Did a fly cruise for the first time on the P&O Azura
The 8 hour flight to Barbados was fine once the suitcases had been handed over at the airport we didn't see them till in the cabin The in flight movies a bit poor you could ...
We fancied seeing the Caribbean and sailing across the Atlantic.
Our first cruise was not a disappointment! P&O were very organised and we experienced no hassle. From embarkation to the easiest disembarkation at Southampton, ...
We use this cruise to relax and not get jet lag on the way back, just chill on sea days and enjoy the ships entertainment each night,
Good bunch of passengers playing deck quoits each day and we was able to play until the day before ...
We needed a break in the sun and this cruise suited us - dates and location. Fist time with P&O. We enjoyed it very much but potential customers (and P&O) need to be aware of several niggles. Firstly although part of the same group ...
First of all the positives:
The flight and transfers were excellent on a Dreamliner from Manchester. We upgraded our seats but it's not really essential as the standard seats are larger than normal.
Our balcony cabin on A deck was ...
Embarkation was quick and efficient - aircraft landed at 2.30pm and we were in our cabin by 3.45pm.
We were looked after very well by our cabin steward on D deck..
We were Freedom Dining in the Peninsular restaurant and enjoyed the ...
We go nearly every year to the Caribbean because we like getting away from the cold/ wet weather and love the laid back atmosphere of the islands
The Azura is a lovely ship kept very clean and the staff are mostly very happy and ...
We Embarked at Barbados as independent travellers, which ran very smoothly.
We haven't sailed with P and O for several years, and wanted to go back to relive what we remembered being good entertainment and food ! We quickly noticed the ...
This was our fourth Caribbean Cruise with P& O over the past six years and our second time on Azura. We were not intending to go this year as we are already booked on Azura in Jan 2018, with a group of friends. I saw a late deal and we ...
We wanted to explore the Caribbean and had heard some good reports about P and O. The ship and holiday largely met our expectations.
However,In our opinion there were too many formal nights....four out of fourteen is surely over the ...
We went on a Caribbean cruise on the Ventura in 2014, and loved it and we decided to do another in the near future.
This year we chose the Azura.
It would have been good if someone had shown you how to get to your cabin, you are ...
Recently arrived back from Azura cruise 21 Jan-4 Feb 17. The cruise was generally fine but there is much that can be improved. The 65% reviewers approval rating is a fair assessment.
We had a bad start to our holiday on the flight to ...
We cruised for the 1st time on Azura last year ( canaries) and loved every second so we were confident on booking with P&O and Azura again this time.
Flight from Birmingham supposed to be a Dreamliner but wasn't . They tried hard ...
This was a special treat for a birthday.
The activities on board were very poor with an emphasis on darts, bingo, selling diamonds and cosmetic procedures.We had hoped there would be talks on the Caribbean etc but the only ...
The flight was terrible worst seats ever, we were told it would be a Dreamliner and ended up with a 767-300.Arrived shattered same on the way back P&O note change airlines.
Embarkation went better than normal as we were the 1st ...
So many people had recommended P & O so we decided to try. Itinerary was perfect each Island was great. The ship however was a different matter. cabin (we had a balcony) was average with very few little extras to suprise you each ...
The cruise itinerary fitted perfectly with our Christmas holidays. We booked well in advance because it was expensive over the festive period and we like a balcony cabin.
Our flights from Manchester to New Orleans and back from ...
Having previously sailed the Baltic in Arcadia, we decided on this fly cruise to New Orleans, Florida and the Caribbean over Christmas.
We flew from Birmingham Int Airport which was overflowing, took us over an hour in the queue to get ...
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We had reasonable flight with Thomas Cook from Manchester and paid extra legroom for exit seats. Flight went faster than we ...
We have been away for Christmas and New Year cruises for several years now - not always on P&O. This was our second time on Azura. The first was 6 years ago when the ship did the same 28 night trip although the ports of call were in a ...
We have cruised many times and were on the Azura for 4 weeks over Christmas & New Year 2016/2017.
The Thomson flights to and from Barbados were fine but a little late, and you now have to pay for drinks, except for water. Tea and ...
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