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Ventura Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
778 reviews
12 Awards

The Most Disappointing Cruise I've Ever Been On

Review for Ventura to the Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Sep 2018
Large insects onboard ship
Dirty greasy tide marks around the pools
Slashed seating
Stained Chairs seating

P+O have certainly dropped their standards no doubt in search of greater profits that come at the expense of their passengers.

We have been on several P+O cruises before and was always reasonably satisfied but this one was bad from start to finish.

We missed three ports out of the seven scheduled stops and had only half a day instead of a full day in Zante, I appreciate that the weather was bad but my complaint is that P+O didn't tell us untill onboard and at the very last minute, plus inspite of the very substanial and additional savings they must have made, offered only a glass of wine as compensation stating repeatedly that we had signed their terms and conditions and health and safety as excuses.

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Port Reviews


This port was missed


This port was missed

Athens (Piraeus)

The Acrpolis is well worth a visit, but Athens its self is not. Watch out for the taxi drivers they will really rip you off

Katakolon (Olympia)

This port was missed


Dont bother with the ships tours, you can walk into town in 15/20 minutes and theres plenty of tours available from there. Taxis etc are also availble from the port into town

La Palma

Well worth a visit, buses take you from the port into town and back again


This was the departure port

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