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P&O Britannia Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Britannia
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Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

7

Average

10

Poor

2

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

228

Romantic Cruises

105

Senior Cruises

97

Entertainment Cruises

53

Repositioning Cruises

28

28 P&O Britannia Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


Richard Longden avatar

Richard Longden

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Holiday camp at sea

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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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Lindasuew

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Dress code slipping further

Wanted a longer cruise of three weeks. We have enjoyed a number of trans Atlantic cruises so this suited us well. The cruise out was generally calm and the weather fantastic, excellent for the time of year. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


JanBT avatar

JanBT

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Cruise fantasia... Loyalty Staff AWFUL

We have cruised nine times now. First time as an adult on P&O. Britannia is a lovely ship. I would recommend highly. But avoid the loyalty crew. We were on deck 9 and had a balcony, which we used, a lot. Its ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Arwyn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Britannia does not always rule the waves

We were lured onto Britannia as a last minute booking hence we were on a Saver Fare. We had experienced sailing with P & O prior to this booking and to be frank did not feel that this cruise company did not compare ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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TheWaterDoc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not as impressive a flagship ship as she should have been...

Love the transatlantic crossings, as you get time to relax on the sea days. Loved some of the talks, particularly ones by Dr Ken MacTaggart. Absolutely loved Peter Piper, J'Adele, and Pete Matthews (I was on ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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leds lot

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship F314

Quick and speedy embarkation. We were wondering what the holiday would be like after reading previous reviews but we were impressed with the organisation, food, ship......maybe the service in the restaurants could ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Johnph avatar

Johnph

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An outstanding ship and company

Two weeks on the transatlantic, repositioning, cruise gave us 8 beautifully restful sea days with very calm seas throughout. P&O run an extraordinarily smooth operation in every department whether it is embarkation, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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POTTERZONE

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

TOO MANY GUESTS FOR THE FACILITIES

This was our first cruise with P&O having cruised previously with Cunard and Royal Caribbean. The coach transfer from Gatwick to Southampton was chaotic, meaning we arrived at the ship at 16.45! Once on board we ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Mandlebaum

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Whatever concerns I had were not an issue

My main concern was with the number of people on board would there be queues at embarkation, restaurants, disembarking or even getting sun loungers? Well, there was no need for me to worry * Embarkation with ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Voyager2003

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

What a mistake to make!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

After 15 years of cruising with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity cruises ... the choice came up including Britannia for a transatlantic cruise to celebrate two 70th birthdays......assuming that the reputation of P&O ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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serial_traveler

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great ship and cruise from England!

I have been wanting to see London, and also Norway (The Fiords) for quite awhile. I was going to do a land tour, but since my health is now working against me sometimes, I realize that I need to slow down (74ys), ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Cruisedogy

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Rides the waves well

We have just returned from the reposition cruise on the Britannia front the Caribbean to Southampton. We few from Manchester on a 15 year old TCX airbus that had great leg room and a great crew. At Bridgetown we ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Owsunburn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

So-so !!

This was our first cruise & possibly our last ! The ship itself was nice. There are a lot of facilities & we couldn't fault these. The dining facilities were good with the evening meals very good & on ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Cymraes

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable Cruise

I'm astonished that it appears that over half of Britannia's passengers appear to have endured an unpleasant experience. Either their standards are infinitely higher than mine (possible) or they are more sensitive ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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gymswim

6 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship which has beautiful decor and some outstanding features

I thought I would focus my review on the features of this lovely new ship I loved the most. Overall the interior of the ship is stunning. The variety of finishes of wood, fabrics, metal and marble used with ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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jetset763

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Britannia: Style over Substance?

Just back from the Barbados to Southampton Transatlantic. We were left feeling very disappointed. We don't usually moan and we never try to find fault with things but there was so many obvious problems that we just ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Banjo_uk

5 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Why, Why, Why, Britannia?

I had read numerous reviews about this vessel and in general they did not make for good reading but I joined the ship with an open mind. First impressions were good, a modern ship with what looked like modern ...
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Sail Date March 2016


daves147 avatar

daves147

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Part 5 Star Part 1 Star - honest objective review from seasoned cruisers!

We are mid 50s husband and wife and have cruised for nearly 20 years more than 20 times. We have been with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess, P&O, Cunard, Ocean Village, Regent, Holland America and NCL. (P&O ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Humbermart

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Well Organised, Great Cabin, but No Wow

Having read most of the reviews of the Britannia, we were a little concerned about what would be in store for us, have spent over £3K just on the booking. This would be our fourth cruise, having previously sailed ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Saltertongirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ok BUT......

Had been looking forward to a break, flew from Bournemouth Dreamliner up-grade for extra leg room..... my husband enjoys a G & T inflight only 6 cans Tonic on board for the whole plane. Arrived Barbados smooth ...
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Sail Date March 2016


SH56 avatar

SH56

2 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Never book early with P&O.

Very disappointed to see our cruise came down by 50% a few weeks before. This is the second time this has happened to us. My advice would be to not book early with P&O. Our cabin was situated mid ship, there was ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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rosielom

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

First time on Britannia and won't be last.

Previously cruised on nearly all of P&O fleet so were a bit apprehensive prior to cruise due reviews but really enjoyed Britannia. We have done the repositioning cruise before on Ventura so were happy for the ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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izzywalker

6 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

The New Big Ship Britainia

Lovely ship - quite understated decor. Voyage great - one sea day over the Bay of Biscay a little rolling felt a little sea sick but soon overcame it. Food very good - Buffet excellent, Dinner - did not offer ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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happy2golf

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Go with an open mind!

Having read quite a few negative reviews and comments about Britannia in her first few months of operation, we set off on our journey to Southampton with open minds, determined to try her for ourselves and to have a ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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holiday addict

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic to the Caribbean

WE set sail in rainy conditions but the weather soon picked up as we were on our way to Tenerife, an Itinerary change that occurred just before we were to go. However i enjoyed the Mt Teide cable car trip even ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Britannia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining5.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.04.4
Enrichment4.03.2
Service5.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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