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This was my first cruise and first solo holiday, having read previous negative reviews I boarded with nervous anticipation. I travelled to Tilbury Docks via the CMV coach from Victoria which was very well organised. The embarkation procedure was very straightforward and quick. The staff on board were extremely welcoming and helpful. Solo travellers are very well cared for and I soon made friends. The food was excellent and very well presented. All dietary needs seem to be catered for but do let them know in advance. The trips were well organised but next time I will probably book them independently. The entertainment was variable. I personally enjoyed the classical pianist with the violinist, they were superb, likewise so were the classical guitarists. The ship was immaculately clean and tidy. There was always enough sunbeds, lovely comfortable ones at the *blunt* end! I would certainly book and travel again on the Columbus.

Far exceeded all expectations

Columbus Cruise Review by Columbus girl

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This was my first cruise and first solo holiday, having read previous negative reviews I boarded with nervous anticipation.

I travelled to Tilbury Docks via the CMV coach from Victoria which was very well organised.

The embarkation procedure was very straightforward and quick. The staff on board were extremely welcoming and helpful. Solo travellers are very well cared for and I soon made friends.

The food was excellent and very well presented. All dietary needs seem to be catered for but do let them know in advance.

The trips were well organised but next time I will probably book them independently.

The entertainment was variable. I personally enjoyed the classical pianist with the violinist, they were superb, likewise so were the classical guitarists.

The ship was immaculately clean and tidy. There was always enough sunbeds, lovely comfortable ones at the *blunt* end!

I would certainly book and travel again on the Columbus.
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