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1,836 P&O Europe Cruise Reviews


OceanDuck avatar

OceanDuck

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What I thought of my cruise on Britannia

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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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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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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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jjlondon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Standards have dropped on P&O

We chose this cruise as we have been on Ventura before. I can't express how disappointed I and the rest of my party were. The headliners seemed under rehearsed, the special guests weren't special - comedians that ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pamela17

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Never, ever cruise P&O again

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mrs Hat

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

New Year Cruise

Chose this cruise to celebrate New Year in style and also to see Amsterdam and Bruges having never been there before or travelled on P&O before. Embarkation was fantastic with boarding passes being printed out at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mattywoos

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O poorly operated.

My experience on P and O cruises was a first however it sure will be my last. The buffet food is the same each night and is of a low standard. The entertainment onboard was next to none and they had an awful ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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acoupleofcruisedudes

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Spain 8th to 18th December 2019

Firstly the price paid is a huge factor in the context of any review - your expectations are naturally higher paying £1000 per night than our bargain £79.00 each for a balcony cabin. At this value my expectations ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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APMuso

5 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

Excellent New Years cruise on-board Arcadia

After over half a dozen wonderful cruises on Arcadia, we booked this special new years cruise without hesitation and again we were not disappointed! Everything from start to finish was very good indeed. From a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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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inspectorroddy559

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise, dismiss all the bad reviews.

My wife and I went on the Arcadia Christmas cruise to Norway and Denmark on 19th December 2019. We have not been on this ship before but have been on other P&O ships. I do not know how this ship gets bad reviews, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Essex Man

5 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Cost savings are evident

Ventura N933 12 nights Madeira, Canaries and Lisbon, 17 to 29th November 2019 Embarkation at Southampton on the 17th November was quick and efficient. All the cabins were supposed to be ready for occupancy at ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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beckyrushton89

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Holiday of a lifetime

Where do I begin? The cruise was absolutely fantastic. Whoever faults this cruise needs there heads checking. The ship itself is beautiful, In fabulous condition. The rooms were cleaned every day and night. Our room ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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AdeAfloat

11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

A noisy, poor weather cruise sadly

We chose this cruise having enjoyed a similar cruise in 2015.Same ship, same time of the year but very different. 6 of us travelled together to celebrate a significant birthday and, as a group, we could enjoy each ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Cking1998

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Love P&O but standards are slipping

We love cruising and love P&O but standards seem to be slipping a bit. Embarkation/disembarkation: Emabarkation was very smoothe. Cases taken at Southampton and was on the ship within the hour. The same goes ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Ellegant

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st cruise

This was our first cruise and chose the Britannia because of mainly good reviews and being mainly British.. It certainly lived up to our expectations food was fantastic we chose the dine around and it does take a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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1871 supporter

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

P&O cost cutting

Give Ventura another try as this was only cruise from Southampton for Oct school holidays. This time not impressed with Ventura. Check in was quite slow Once on board we went to buffet, very poor selection ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Devanet

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cost Cutting and exorbitant on board prices

This was a last minute cruise booking because we had to cancel our earlier booking on Azura due to having to care for my mum. We have been cruising now for 4 years, my wife loves it. This is the third cruise with P ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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clintaughjl

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Comparison with Celebrity

Having just completed our first P&O cruise (aboard the Ventura )I thought I’d post my comparison with the Celebrity Solstice class ships, as most of the cruises we have done were aboard Celebrity, the last one ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Barnacle William

6 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Second time on Britannia

After a lumpy Bay of Biscay crossing, the rest of the cruise was excellent. The ship was going into dry dock at the end of this cruise for a spruce up. We had sailed on Britannia before so we knew our way ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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vsgnorwich

2 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

The Truth Behind Being Stranded In Monaco With P&O Azura

For this review, I have compiled the facts and written them in an easy, logical way to read, however, as will become clear, the information from the Captain was given after the acute crisis event, during a Q & A ...
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Sail Date September 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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Helen S

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship very spacious

Wanted a cruise in the Mediterranean in September. Cruised several times before but not on Britannia. Huge ship and that means it is very spacious. At no time did it feel crowded. Lots of space on deck. Lots of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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osmund65

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Poor Cruise

We have been with NCl and Royal Carribean before. This itinerary worked for us and just trying something new. So Disappointing.The positives first. Embarkation was easy and well organised. Cabin L224 inside ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Richthegasman

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Very Good

Here is some info that I wish I would have known before I went, hopefully it will make your trip/cruise a bit easier. The car and ticket check in with security were very easy and relaxed. Just join the queue of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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