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9,340 Southampton Cruise Reviews


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Boges

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Less than average

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It was my 70 th Birthday so we flew to Southampton to board QM2. We are diamond members. Apart from our room leaking from a broken toilet next door for a week ( again) being moved to a room that had unstable ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Bombay Bird

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

World Cruise

This was to be our holiday of our lifetime and had spent many years saving up for it. We had previously sailed with Princes cruises for several weeks at a time and it was marvellous and could not fault it, from the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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spendless

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top service again

4 stars again for the cruise. Staff give excellent service and for us the S class is about the right size. We have not rated fitness or excursions as we do not use them. Our cruises are all about enjoying the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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bmwlover

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Queen Elizabeth met all expectations

We chose this cruise for the unusual itinerary and the ship. We had been on the Queen Elizabeth for the entire maiden World Cruise in 2011 , and were curious to discover the changes that had taken place in the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CorkSerene

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Safe with Cunard

Excellent service and food, and world class shows. Entertained by Pam Ayres and educated by Lord Dannatt, or should that be the other way round? Special thanks to crew and staff, Roger, Chandra, Jane, Alex, Sid and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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OceanDuck

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What I thought of my cruise on Britannia

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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Stcavill

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

World cruise with a difference brilliant

The cruise set off prior to virus and went well until half way round when virus caught up with us it then became a mystery tour which p & o dealt with in a brilliant way. The boat was a bit old and other were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Veronique Paul

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

WORLD CRUISE QM2 2020

We choosed this World cruise on Cunard for the itinerary and the ship It was a very special cruise because of the Corona virus. Everyone was disappointed by the cancellation of the ports. But we understood ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Clipper Chick

5 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Best Holiday Ever

Arcadia is my favourite ship. I have sailed on Cunard QM2 but on that 7 days was too many. Arcadia may not be perfect the buckets are still about but she has a soul and the friendliest most helpful crew at sea. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Devoniantrecker

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Superb - highly recommend

This was a 5 week cruise, having only undertaken a few shorter cruises before, unlike many well seasoned cruisers on board, we were pleasantly surprised at the quality, standard and presentation of everything. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Avast Behind

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Need to do better.

The Ventura cruise departed on ,11the February for a USA/Caribbean cruise of some 35 days. Initial impressions of the ship were a bit mixed, some good, some less so. Our cabin was a balcony on deck 12, a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Potty Terracotta

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

We chose this cruise to get away from the worst of the British Weather, although for the first 10 days it seemed we had taken it with us. Whilst the weather improved the cruise of Ventura got worse. Ship ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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LJventura

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

Made a mistake by booking Ventura - Very noisy ship especially in the atrium with dance classes going on all day so unable to relax in the bar or coffee lounge. This went on in the evening so instead of having a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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WirralCrusier

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O handing of Coronavirus escalation excellent.

Picked this cruise as keen to see the Northern Lights. This is a 12-night cruise that spends 2 nights at the very top of Norway that offers an excellent chance to see Northern Lights. I was kind of expecting the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Fleurie78

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Winter sun

We have cruised with P&O on a number of occasions, and have particularly enjoyed those on the adults only ships. We liked Oriana and were disappointed when she was sold. So we waited for Aurora to be refurbished as ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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TheGardener

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Black Watch Cruise to Andalucia and Cadiz Festival

This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen and the more we see of the FO fleet the more we love them. Fred Olsen's innovative choice of ports is a great attraction to us. After completing thirty cruises with other ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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claibees

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First cruise. Exceeded expectations.

I have decided to write this review to help first time cruisers like myself decide if cruising is for them. There were a lot of reviews, especially about Aurora that were negative and we had no idea what to expect. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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AdeAfloat

11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Unmatched weather and full of interest

Like most of the passenger's aboard, we were doing this cruise to get away form the winter weather. This turned out to be a very lucky choice! From beginning to end we had wall to wall sunshine and calm seas with ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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LorraineandArthur

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cabin D205 deluxe balcony cabin appauling and not as described and expected

Had an excellent long haul cruise in 2013 on P&O's Adonia so was happy to trust them with another long haul cruise. The Aurora is a beautiful ship, lovely and clean, happy friendly crew, great onboard ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jenni88

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

The Dream of A Lifetime Turned into a Disappointment of a Lifetime

What a disappointment. Destinations were changed at least three times and itineraries cancelled at the last minute due to the coronavirus. Independent travelers were treated like second class citizens and given NO ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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DannyYoung

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Officers Breached Maritime Safety Law on RIB Trip?

My partner booked this cruise for me as a last minute Xmas present to sea the Northern Lights, we could have flown but I have a naval background. Black Watch is a lovely ship in good condition for her age. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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seaventurer

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Epic 14 day adventure to Norway and the Arctic, chasing the Northern Lights

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES BLACK WATCH - 14 Nights, Norway & The Arctic Ålesund, Trondheim, Tromsø (overnight), Alta (overnight), Kristiansund I am on a mission. After sailing on over 50 ships, 150+ cruises and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Mark Richards

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Must Do Better

Very first cruise so chose a very short 2 night trip Southampton – Honfleur just to get a taste. We were told in advance that boarding would be from 13.00 (or 13.30) and we would board at 16.30 (different times ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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swjumbo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

I’d hoped for better

I haven’t cruised with P&O for over twenty years and as this cruise coincided with school holidays I thought I’d give it a try. Very disappointing. To begin with the Indian and Philippine staff are perfect ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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