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P&O Aurora First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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13 P&O Aurora First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Sarah LH avatar

Sarah LH

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing


The Aurora is a lovely ship. The facilities are excellent.The kids club "The Reef" was a real stand out for us as our children loved it and wanted to be there all the time it was open. The staff in the Reef were ...
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Sail Date January 2016

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Shambolic Safety Drill

Our first cruise was on the P&O Aurora on 28 Dec for 5 days round Bruges and Hamburg. Both are nice cities well worth a visit and pleasurable day was had at both. Embarkation parking with CPL was great, very ...
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Sail Date December 2015

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dennis jones

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Honest Review

Myself and partner are in our early 40's and booked the cruise as visiting many destinations appealed to us as oppose to a standard holiday where you visit just 1. This was our very 1st cruise and we were surprised ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Aurora for All!

What do a 50+ year old male ex-teacher, a 40+ year old female with significant mobility problems and a 19 year old geology student with a love for musical theatre have in common? Two things: 1) we are one family 2) ...
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Sail Date August 2015

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1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

P&O Aurora Baltic Cruise

Just back from my first ever cruise and it was the greatest holiday both I and my Mother, who accompanied me, have ever been on. Nearly everything was superb from the food, the ports the cleanliness of the ship, the ...
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Sail Date July 2015

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1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expensive trip to Guernsey

Friends/family had continually mentioned about my sister and I going on a cruise, both of us are divorced and travel regularly on holiday so we took the plunge and booked a mini cruise to see Bruges in Belgium as ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Why didn't I do it before ?

This was our first cruise. The previous year we have booked a 3 week cruise in eastern Med, but my wife was taken seriously ill for months so we had to cancel. We were both very apprehensive, I was desperate to ...
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Sail Date October 2014

djbo avatar


1 Review Written

Fab Strictly Come Dancing cruise.

I was very apprehensive as this was our first cruise but we thoroughly enjoyed it. The strictly theme was excellent and we couldn't believe the quality of the entertainment. We stayed a 5 star hotel in Tenerife ...
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Sail Date September 2014

DG70 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly Positive

We found getting on and off the ship easy and stress free. This was our first cruise and therefore we were uncertain was to expect. Whilst the ship's facilities were positive and the activity schedule appeared to ...
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Sail Date April 2014

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Alice Louise

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Norwegian fjords

We travelled in a multi-generational group - mother has cruised before but the rest of us were first-timers. We had originally been booked to go to Norway with Fred.Olsen, but they decided to let their ship be used ...
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Sail Date August 2012

Tom42 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Baltic with pictures

Baltic Cruise MV Aurora 5th August 2012 Totally new to cruising so we were pretty excited, we were a party of 4 myself, my wife and two daughters. To save hassle we used AC Jenkins airport transfers for the ...
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Sail Date August 2012

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1 Review Written

First cruise we were blown away by Aurora

This was our first cruise, I had done a lot of research to find a holiday that would be suitable for our daughter who has allergies, lots of people said a cruise catered well for this. We were recommended P&O by ...
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Sail Date August 2011

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Smarty Pants

1 Review Written

Aurora to the Baltic with Newbies

We had heard a lot about cruising and liked the sound of it. We had always wanted to visit St Petersburg and decided to give it a go. After consulting a local cruise specialist agent we booked the Aurora Baltic ...
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Sail Date May 2011

Aurora Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.4
Value For Money5.03.7
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