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We choose this cruise as friends had already booked . We had already done 2 identical cruises previously on Azura and they were amazing on a brilliant ship (we have also travelled on Ventura and Oriana..prefer Azura. 1.Britannia is huge and overall drab with lifeless corridors with dull carpets and dark brown doors. 2.The atrium is a large open under-utilised space with minimal shops displaying a poor range of goods. 3. There is no deck 7 promenade deck so everybody had to jostle through the crystal room,atrium area and along the narrow walkway past Sindhu to traverse the ship. 4.The lifts were inadequate at busy times ..dreadful for people relying on them to change deck levels. 5.The formal dining menus were non inspiring most of the time and eating elsewhere was accompanied by a steep surcharge often not including the extra for certain menus and not worth the extra money...Horizon breakfasts and dinners were superb. 6.In house evening entertainment was a good standard.Pulse and the Britannia Headliner performers were excellent. 7. The cabins and balconies are mean on space . 8.All of the staff we encountered were polite,pleasant, helpful and a joy to meet 9.The excursions were quite expensive but the tour guides were excellent and gave us some wonderful experiences and memories 10. Yes we will P&O again but not on Britannia

Sorry P&O but Britannia is not worthy of such a glorious name .....

Britannia Cruise Review by Penny Ledges

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2017
  • Destination: Caribbean
We choose this cruise as friends had already booked . We had already done 2 identical cruises previously on Azura and they were amazing on a brilliant ship (we have also travelled on Ventura and Oriana..prefer Azura.

1.Britannia is huge and overall drab with lifeless corridors with dull carpets and dark brown doors.

2.The atrium is a large open under-utilised space with minimal shops displaying a poor range of goods.

3. There is no deck 7 promenade deck so everybody had to jostle through the crystal room,atrium area and along the narrow walkway past Sindhu to traverse the ship.

4.The lifts were inadequate at busy times ..dreadful for people relying on them to change deck levels.

5.The formal dining menus were non inspiring most of the time and eating elsewhere was accompanied by a steep surcharge often not including the extra for certain menus and not worth the extra money...Horizon breakfasts and dinners were superb.

6.In house evening entertainment was a good standard.Pulse and the Britannia Headliner performers were excellent.

7. The cabins and balconies are mean on space .

8.All of the staff we encountered were polite,pleasant, helpful and a joy to meet

9.The excursions were quite expensive but the tour guides were excellent and gave us some wonderful experiences and memories

10. Yes we will P&O again but not on Britannia
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