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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
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870 reviews
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Ventura left Southampton and went all cruise half speed with an engine problem

Review for Ventura to the British Isles & Western Europe
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Philip Roberts
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: May 2018
Cabin: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

This cruise was my 70th birthday celebration, a short cruise with 4 destinations. Because of the engine problems we were late getting to Vigo in Spain, Late to Lisbon and missed out Oporto in Portugal altogether. Very disapointed with this spent an extra day at sea, 4 days out of 7.The cabin we had had broken lampshades with holes in them and a chair that was threadbear with holes in the arms. We complained but only our cabin stewardess was interested and she fetched light shades from another cabin to replace the ones with holes.

The food is definitely going down hill with P& O we have been on many cruises and this is noticable. The entertainment was average we spent an extra day at sea with not much to do.At Guernsey we waited 90 minutes to get on a tender ashore and an hour in the harbour to get back.

Put us off cruising for good.

Cabin Review

Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower

Cabin JC

Shabby, holes in chair and both lampshades

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