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171 Europe Aurora Europe Cruise Reviews


WirralCrusier avatar

WirralCrusier

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O handing of Coronavirus escalation excellent.

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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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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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AnnBla

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

A great ship!

We chose this cruise because we thought the itinerary looked really interesting & we wanted to experience a smaller ship - we had only ever cruised on Britannia before.We were checked in promptly by friendly staff ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mr Donlynn

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Return to the Aurora .

We have sailed with P&O since the nineties and last sailed on the Aurora during 2015 which was into the Mediterranean , so we were keen to try P&O again after having had four cruises with Celebrity . ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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whitebobo

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

1st cruising holiday

We chose a 12 day cruise with P & O on their Aurora ship this year as everyone we knew, who had cruised, said that they had always had a great time. This ship is now Adult only. We had a smooth and speedy ...
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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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Legal Stylist

1 Review Written

43 Helpful Votes

R907 Two-Week Baltic Cruise on P&O Aurora

The Journey to Southampton We got the free coach as part of our Select fare from Bolton to Southampton.  Thankfully we did, as there was a crash on the M6 which closed the motorway. After a long, nearly 9 hour ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Super Ceuta & dramatic Civitavecchia on a refitted Aurora

We chose this cruise due to the interesting itinerary, as it was visiting a number of ports that were new to us. We had been on Aurora just 4 weeks before (see other review) so were interested to see the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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speedbirdacousticturtle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norway 12 nights May 2018. Aurora.

Longer than usual 7 night cruise and gave more time to settle in. the scenery was fantastic. The weather was warm unusually. But Norway is very expensive for everything. A man’s belt was £50. Way more than ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Sir Cumference

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise to search for the Northern Lights

An excellent cruise to the Arctic Circle in search of the Northern Lights. Whilst I did not see the lights, this did not, in any way, detract from a very enjoyable experience.Excellent embarkation procedure - I was ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Nomad18

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Did not live up to our expectations

This cruise was part of a package deal offered by our travel agent. While the first part of our trip (bus trip) lived up to and actually exceeded our expectations we were disappointed with the cruise. The food ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Mother Nature conspired against us

This was probably the least enjoyable of our 17 cruises with P&O (6th on Aurora), but I should stress that the majority of this was not down to P&O. We did the Northern Lights Cruise during the same 2 weeks last ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dayzeemay

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely ship- but a couple of disappointing ports

This was a cruise In Search of the Northern Lights, and sadly we didn't find them! Too much cloud cover. We didn't mind thought as the ship was lovely and we saw parts of Norway including Alta at the very top. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Halliday30

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Northern Lights were fantastic

The Northern Lights ,overall the cruise was very good the shows fabulous,the dining room staff were really good we were on freedom dining but had the same table nearly every evening no 53 or 52. I found the ship ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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JoJo Cragie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a cracker of a time we all had...

We travelled on this trip for 2 celebrations.. Wow what a trip we both had.. We got to Southampton early 10am... Thinking we could get to Mayflower dock for 3Pm.. Had a text saying that we could start ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AlanEvs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruisers had a fantastic time

We chose this cruise to get away for Christmas and have a really relaxing time. It was just the job. Check in and embarkation were so simple, so much nicer than going to an airport. The cabin was fine, we had ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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fedmundson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Have the staff had a pay cut?

Having been on Oriana on a 17 day cruise around the canary islands, September 2017, my heart SANK when my wife told me that she'd booked a Xmas market cruise on Aurora. I've never had a good experience on this ship ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Griffo21

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The overnight stops were the highlight. On board was the low light

We enjoyed a Christmas Cruise last year with Royal Caribean and anticipated a similar experience - what a disappointment. Before we even started we found the website very difficult to navigate and actually ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cannie1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christmas

I had had a lovely Canary cruise on the Azura two years ago, it was lovely. had a balcony which was great. Booked this christmas cruise for the 19th dec - 29th dec, and was not disappointed. The ship this time ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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DRT Dorset

1 Review Written

Amsterdam for New Year

My wife and I decided to get away for New Year and with the help of our favourite travel agent chose this 5 day Southampton to Amsterdam cruise. Embarkation was straightforward and we were in our cabin 10 minutes ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Kaely123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Boring!!

Very poor entertainment, had a 10yr old with us that hated kids club (couldn’t blame her) same stuff on every night. The spa on the ship was appalling, still kicking myself for not walking out. Bar closed at ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Food lover

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Appalling Food

We left Cunards Queen Elizabeth to join this cruise for New Year thinking the entertainment would be more fun and Indy it was. The ships entertainment crew are quite brilliant and deserve a huge pat on the back for ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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raymon73

11 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Unlikely to choose P&O again

Chose this cruise to be with friends and living locally departure was convenient from the port of Southampton. Only second time on P&O and was hoping for a better experience but let down firstly by poor ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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TravelMam

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Better than expected

Booked this as a last minute, inexpensive cruise (on a saver fare) to get away for Christmas from Southampton because husband refused to fly! Better than I expected. Ship in need of a little tlc but well decorated ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Cruise club

4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Nice Christmas market break before Christmas

We chose this cruise as a nice break before catering for a busy family Christmas. It is a while since we have been with P&O our last cruise on Aurora was to the fjords and lofoton island about 3 years ago which we ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Aurora Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.03.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms5.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.4
Family5.04.5
Enrichment3.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money5.03.7
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