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Britannia Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Very disappointing ship (Britannia); however, islands were all great!

Review for Britannia to the Eastern Caribbean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Feb 2016

This was our first cruise. - Harsh but true....

Once on board, we were not shown or directed to our cabin, but had to find out own way. Cabin was much smaller than expected and not enough room for our clothes but hanging space and shower was adequate. Balcony small.

Suitcases had not yet arrived so we went for a drink at the Glasshouse where we were overcharged by £9, this was addressed.

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Great Beach fine sand like flour, Oistins Friday night Jump Up (Georges ran out of flying fish)

St. Maarten

Very Clean port, stayed on a beach on the French side, ate and drank at beach bars, toilets not great tho.

Grand Turk

Very Clean, 3 sunbeds and parasols for $25 lovely sand, love the Margueritas and you must try the volcanic cheesy nachos.


liked both islands, but be aware that these are NO SMOKING islands.

St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Very Good, loved the train/scenery and the 3 girl harmony choir, rum punch was included but just got a small piece of sugarcane cake as a snack.


What a dump, harassed mercilessly at the port, locals were quite aggressive, we did a quick shop at the market then paid 10 US dollars for 2 bottles of local beer - rip off, spoke to another passenger who had gone to the botanical gardens and he said his neighbours have better gardens! Mentioned all this to P&O excusion staff and she said "the Caribbean isn't all palm trees and white beaches you know" well that's not what they said when I booked the holiday.

St. Lucia

Took a taxi to Reduit beach, the waves would be great for surfing. Unfortunately, lost my camera when giant wave took my bag.


Taxi tour to Shirley Heights, Nelsons Dockyard. Pretty scenery and informative, love the yachts, one member of our party spotted Gerri Halliwell.


What a dump, mercilessly harassed by locals at the port. Shopped briefly at the market, stopped off for 2 beers and were charged 10 US dollars - what a rip off. Another passenger went to botanical gardens and said his neighbours have better gardens! Mentioned all this to P&O excursion rep who said "well, the Caribbean isn't all palm trees and sandy beaches" Well, that's not what they said when we booked it!

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