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Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews

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Standards are Slipping

Review for Queen Victoria to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Voyaging22
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have cruised regularly on Cunard cruises for 15 years. The service provided by the waiters, bar staff and our cabin steward was the usual high standard. The food in the Princess Grill in the evenings was good. However the hot meals in the self service Lido were invariably luke warm/cold. The cost of drinks has risen with a large glass of wine costing on average around 13 US dollars. Our ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Princess Suite


Good Cruise to Ireland and Scotland

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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HACKT
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wife and I and several friends cruised on the Emerald Princess to Ireland, Scotland, and France in July 2022 from Southampton, England. We are all in our 60’s. It was our 30th cruise overall, 4th on Princess. We pick our cruises based on destinations and this one covered a lot of unique stops and areas we wanted to see. I highly recommend this cruise for the destinations and the ship is fine ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


British Isles/France 12 Days

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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TeamC208
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first cruise with Princess Cruises to celebrate our 50th anniversary. We have sailed between 20-25 cruises on various ships and companies, including Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, NCL and Costa. I have always heard how nice Princess is and the itinerary on this cruise made for lots of stops at places that we always wanted to see including France but more on that later. ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Overall a good cruise apart from poor gluten and dairy free choices

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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WhiteBoar
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as we live close to Southampton, did not want the hassle of airports, and it went to ports/ cities we had not visited. We are both gluten and dairy free and had advised Princess well in advance. We had sailed on the Pacific Princess 4 years ago with no problems. Unfortunately Princess are on a cost cutting mission which includes the brand of gluten and dairy free products they ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


An excellent experience

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Europe - British Isles & Western

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exlondoner
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

There were faults with this cruise, but not over the things that are important to me. These are cabin, food, service, a calm and serene atmosphere, an elegant and spacious ship. All these aspects were excellent, especially the quality of service, which was faultless. The passenger/crew ratio of 1.77:1 was good, and there seemed more than enough staff. Yes, the QM2, being an ocean liner does have ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


Sunshine and Excellence!

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Europe - British Isles & Western

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David George, Chester
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Are we seeing the end of cruising’s golden age? Months of false starts, cancellations and frankly awful standards of service from certain companies - no names no pack drill - had made me pessimistic but having just returned home from a 14-night cruise to the Mediterranean on board Cunard’s QM2, I’m brimming with confidence. The good times are back! QM2 is an elegant ship - plenty of dark ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Single Oceanview


First time on QM2 - experience and impressions

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Nozomi
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have just returned from a 14 night cruise around the Mediterranean on Queen Mary 2. Whilst we have travelled many times on Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria this was my first time on QM2. One cannot help but be impressed by the sheer size, spaciousness and quality of the interior of the ship, evoking the grandeur of past ocean-going liners. The Royal Court theatre is quite impressive ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


Nationwide debit cards are a problem

Review for Ambience to Europe - British Isles & Western

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l.jones33
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise was good overall but payment by my Nationwide debit was an issue that impacted the cruise. I was on a cruise 6 weeks ago and paid the shipboard account with my N/W debit card without problems. I registered it for this cruise but 7 days into the 12 day cruise I received a letter advising that they were unable to collect payment. I rang Nationwide but they wouldn't pay the account unless ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Disappointing first time cruise with Fred Olson

Review for Borealis to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Dorisd64
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it sailed from Liverpool which is only thirty minutes away from were we live. We usually sail from Southampton. This is our 11th cruise and our first time with Fred Olson. I would like to start with the positives. Embarkation was quick. Our luggage was taken off us as we arrived and was in our cabin an hour later. We opted for an inside cabin. We usually have a ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Twirling napkins, COVID and an airline partner that was anything but easy.

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Lethe
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to tour the British Isles and Princess does a good job with this itinerary. Blarney castle was a real dud because the time there was way too short. The Blarney stone is at the top of the castle, there is only one line in and that is all you get to do in 90 minutes. The grounds and Blarney house have so much more to offer as do the Woolen Mills but there is not enough time. Now on ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


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