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Barbados Cruise Reviews

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295 Barbados Cruise Reviews


Artlett10 avatar

Artlett10

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Mixed Feelings

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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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Barre01

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Won’t be returning

We have cruised the Caribbean several times in the last 10 or so years mainly with P and O, but also with NCL and Thomsons. We were attracted to this cruise as it offered a slightly different itinerary which ...
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Sail Date February 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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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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MartinHarrow

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

New Caribbean Destinations with a few creases?

Adults only. Senior cruise. The staff were 100% attentive with courteous and friendly smiles every day. They work extremely hard and should receive MORE tips from all clients. (The pool area bar service from these ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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bkuttan

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mediocre cruising experience except for the number of ports

This was our fourth cruise, the third one with Carnival. During embarkation, the baggage screener threw out my empty water bottle, while she allowed water bottles for all the other 5 family members with me. That ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Muttly

6 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Diminishing Standards

Having cruised with Marella (Thomson) since 2011 we were looking forward to another excellent cruise. We did the same repositioning cruise last year, the only problem then was a squeaking from a ship structure which ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Chris1954 avatar

Chris1954

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Turned into booze cruise!!!!!!

We found the arrival very easy,straight off the plane on a bus and on to the ship. The ship itself was not my favorite, not easy to navigate around. The seating in some of the public areas was very uncomfortable( ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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sarah230378

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

We cruised on this ship on March 5th to 20th this year we fly to Barbados and got straight onto the ship this part was brilliant such a easy and well organised procedure by MSC, the plane was all Cruise ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tatey14

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frustrating Practices

The ship its self was modern clean with an impressive stairway and delivered what was expected from this class of ship . We purchased the Aurea package which gave you some extras like free drinks, package ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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RAP999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a show - NOT

Mainly chose this ship as the itinerary suited, no sea days and many islands to visit. its difficult to find something very good about this MSC cruise and unless they have a good rethink about the following would ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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tricia3704

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A Re-Positioning Cruise

We thought it would be fun to cross the Atlantic and a 16 day Re-positioning Cruise offers quite good value for money, We flew to Barbados, visited Antigua, Tortola and St Kitts and, after 6 days at sea crossing ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jmwairey

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fulfilled My Ambition to Sail Across the Atlantic!

Balcony cabin A510, deck 15. Barbados- St Lucia- St Kitts- Antigua-Ponta Delgada-Southampton. We chose this cruise as we have always wanted to sail across the Atlantic. This is our second P & O cruise, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kath theyer

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A bit disappointed with the Azura

The entertainment on the Azura was terrible and was not half of good from last time we went on in 2015. The breakfast in the buffet was the same every day. No variation. You even had to ask for mushrooms if you ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Phil444

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Did not meet expectations

Although we took a 1 week cruise on P&O Britannia last year to Northern Spain in order to tailor our expectations….even with this knowledge the ship did not live up to our expectations. With the exception of St ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Doylestown5518

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not a luxury cruise experience

I'll begin with what I liked about Silversea. 1) Very Nice room and pool deck area 2) Room service was very quick and food was hot I've sailed Seabourn and Celebrity previously and I'd rate the Silversea ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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gazza8

1 Review Written

Expected better

After cruising with Marella before around the Mediterranean two years ago on Discovery 1 and having such a fantastic cruise , I was really looking forward to this cruise on their newest and largest ship. The ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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MarieNicho

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First P & O Cruise

I have been on 12 previous cruises with most of the other cruise lines. This was my first P & O cruise. First the positives. Good flight. I loved the fact you check in and don't see your suitcases until they ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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LectorsStarling

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, ship..,

This was only my second cruise but I have travelled a lot. I decided to go along with my mom and aunt mostly because I was intrigued that we flew into Barbados to board the ship. What I didn’t know is that only ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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oldwo

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Britannia - Could do Better

Travel TUI were very strict at check in with both Hand and Hold Baggage £18 per kg excess. Flew TUI, from Birmingham to Barbados which was excellent. Free dinks on route we were offered 3 Alcoholic Rounds of ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Noband24 avatar

Noband24

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

I spend more time in my cabin than out

We like the cruise it was small ship i was shock about the jogging track it didn't look like the picture . Emergency drill was get but when the crew did there they barge in room 422 that where they keep the crew ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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