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792 P&O Cruise Reviews


OceanDuck avatar

OceanDuck

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What I thought of my cruise on Britannia

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Boarding (Arriving to the Terminal to getting to our room): When we embarked it was a very smooth and good process. We got out the car with out luggage and a porter whipped it away from us to save us the trouble ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Artlett10

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mixed Feelings

Our flight from Newcastle with TUI was excellent plenty of leg room and great service from the stewards on board. We were lucky to get an upgrade of our cabin but unfortunately for us although in a great ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Pyer

15 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Obvious cost cutting cruise

Having used the Ventura last year for a 35 day cruise we were looking forward to a repeat cruise which this time included some South American ports of call.We booked a outside cabin but were disappointed to be given ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Richard Longden

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Holiday camp at sea

Traveled on P&O flag ship January 3 2020, The ship is very down market, compared to other P&O ships. Cabins very small not very inviting decor bland, service in restaurant very slow you had to rush your last ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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HonestJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Some Good things but more Poor things

This was a Christmas cruise and so had a premium price. Good things 1. Food and waiting staff 2. Steward 3. Balcony cabin Poor things 1. Most entertainment was not worth watching but two tribute ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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sands8kc

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good but not Perfect

Not been with P & O before, usually Celebrity or HAL but liked this itinerary. Good and bad with Britannia. Never seen so many sun beds, as long as you didn't want to sit by the pool (where the music was too loud ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MrsBoxerDog

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Christmas/New Year Cruise

I normally cruise with P&O, especially Britannia and have had some marvellous holidays on her. This was my first Christmas cruise. Therefore, let’s start with the Pros: Initially I was so happy to be back ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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shazzama

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

have cruised with P&O several times previously and fancied some winter sun with a company we were familiar with but we had some issues on this cruise. There was an horrendous smell of sewerage wafting around the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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southampton observer

19 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

No Northern Lights, not much light at all.

O.K. so if you opt for a cruise to Northern Norway at the end of November you've got to expect that the weather might be problematic and it was! This was not a great cruise experience and unfortunately this was not ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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pbtrevor

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My First Cruise

Before adventuring on my first ever cruise I did some extensive searching on who to travel with and chose P&O partly due to price but also it suited the dates I wanted to travel, the Islands I wanted to visit and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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AdeAfloat

11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

A noisy, poor weather cruise sadly

We chose this cruise having enjoyed a similar cruise in 2015.Same ship, same time of the year but very different. 6 of us travelled together to celebrate a significant birthday and, as a group, we could enjoy each ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CIT57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Clash of cultures

Chose this cruise because the dates and destinations fitted, and we quite like the sea days. Took advantage of the coach from Birmingham Airport direct to Southampton, bit chaotic with people pushing in the queue ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cb1701

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wouldn’t choose Britannia again

We embarked at Southampton and this was quite smooth and uneventful but when we were issued our cruise cards we noticed our dining arrangements had been changed to a table of 8 ? I asked and the attendant said ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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clintaughjl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Comparison with Celebrity

Having just completed our first P&O cruise (aboard the Ventura )I thought I’d post my comparison with the Celebrity Solstice class ships, as most of the cruises we have done were aboard Celebrity, the last one ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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BWBENNETT

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Constructive observations/opinions/critique

We chose this cruise as there were three ports of call new to ourselves. Lido Deck Too large a comfortable seating area earmarked for smokers, particularly when public areas (on land) are discouraging the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Gary1962

4 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam and Bruges

I'll get my moan out of the way first ! We booked the cruise last January, specifically for the overnight stop in the centre of Amsterdam, to allow us to easily come and go from the ship, and venture back into ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Yarney301

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Aurora to the Med

Been on a few P&o cruises on ships Oceana, Azura and Brittania, so me and my partner decided to try Aurora and the Canary Islands. Overall we felt a bit dissapointed with this one. The ports were great and the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cruzin.cat

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Now resembles a cheap package holiday

Have travelled with P & O several times and although there have been issues, we have returned as they do represent good value for money, up until now that is. 16 day Baltic Cruise on Arcadia, first time on this ship ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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thomag63

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Baltic cruise

This was a special holiday for us – my mum was 80 last year and always wanted to visit St Petersburg, but she won’t fly – so a Baltic cruise we thought would be ideal. This was our second cruise we had wanted ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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MK_Cruiser1955

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

What Has Happened To P&O?

Some background detail first of all. P&O has been our cruise company of choice but I have been trying other cruise lines to review for my travel blog. This cruise was a long awaited return, after just over a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Denrogb

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Average At Best

Our first time with P +O, having previously sailed with Holland America, Oceana, Regent. We costtravelled with 2 friends who had been on 3 previous cruises with P+O. Our expectations were not high but our friends ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CruiseVirgin100

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good trip with exception of bland food and off-duty staff

As it was our first cruise and we always wanted to visit the Fjords, we chose P&O as it gave us everything we required. Embarkation was straightforward and well organised and we were on the ship 30 minutes after ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Gotthebugforsailing

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Food choice was terrible

Second time on Azura. Once to the Caribbean which I easily give 5 stars. This time to the Fjords. Had a wonderful time. Loved the cruise but the food was terrible. There was no choice. Everything was cold and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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redbart

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Norway lovely, But Azura not a great ship, PO must do better!

I have lucky to have cruised quite a bit over the last 15 years, on a number of different ships and different cruise lines. With PO I have experienced Azura, Britannia and Oceana but I am sad to say that over the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Marsbar13

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice but disappointed

We’ve sailed with p & o on several occasions now, and I choose P & O because I loved the attentiveness of staff, the cabin cleanliness and the quality of the entertainment. Unfortunately, for us, it didn’t match ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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