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Pacific Jewel Review

3.5 / 5.0
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329 reviews

Never again with P&O

Review for Pacific Jewel to the South Pacific
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2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018

This was my second NYE cruise upon the Jewel, my first being 5 years prior, and boy, was this one a let down. Cheap and nasty holiday and a far cry from how they used to be.

Food was bland, dry, over-cooked and recycled. If you wanted quality, you were forced to pay for one of their restaurants.

Entertainment was boring and often had me looking for something to do for 3-4 hours at a time. There was an excessive amount of trivia which is cheap to run. DJ Josh had terrible song choices and it only improved when Miguel took over.

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We arrived on a public holiday 7am-2pm but everything was either closed or didn’t open until 10am. Very rushed.


We arrived late 2-10pm and most stores closed 4-5pm which gave us nothing to do.

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