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P&O Ventura Cruises for the Disabled Cruise Reviews

P&O Cruises
Ventura
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

6

Very Good

6

Average

8

Poor

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

154

First-Time Cruisers

65

Senior Cruises

64

Romantic Cruises

49

Cruises for the Disabled

23

23 P&O Ventura Cruises for the Disabled Cruise Reviews


silversurf1 avatar

silversurf1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary and lovely ship

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Lovely itinerary to Faroes, Iceland, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Embarkation was easy with pre arranged assistance. Food was much better than our previous cruise on Ventura, we ate most of the time in the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Sheenaghandmillie

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Floating old peoples home

Seemed like a good idea at the time, first day we were greeted by a pedal bin in the toilet full of tissues and a used tampon smiling at us, reported it and all we got was a grunted apology whereas friends of ours ...
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Sail Date April 2019


wise11 avatar

wise11

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Busy half term cruise

The embarkation process was smooth, arrived and checked in within 30 mins. Our cabin was indoor, c366 and was as expected. Not a huge amount of hanging space/storage but for a short cruise was adequate. It ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Madhoose

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Norwegian Fjords

Fjords Fantastic, Wheelchair friendly ship and ports. Staff very helpful getting on off ship with wheelchair. Many regular P&O Cruisers reported this being the worst ship they had ever been on. Cruise ship ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mungoeleanor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Visits ashore were dreadful

1. Food excellent, 2. Disabled cabin and bathroom perfect. 3. Crew fantastic, friendly and attentive 4. Bars, restaurants, entertainment venues very good but some are very “dated”. 5. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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donny-cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Tired boat and Carnival taking loyal P&O clients for advantage.

We chose this cruise for my wife's 60th having used P&O before on a number of occasions, sadly things are not what they used to be. The dining experience is now average in terms of product and service, green beans ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Spotthedog

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Disappointed compared to last time

Our second cruise on this ship since November 2016, this time with elderly and wheelchair using relatives. Initial embarkation and final disembarkation could not have been easier or smoother. Absolutely ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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ashleyg13

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

28 Nights on the Ventura

we chose the ventura because of the sailing date (winter sunshine), the itinerary and the price. embarkation with a wheel chair was smooth and little waiting, the balcony was adequate as was the cabin. after a ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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JeffShropshire

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor cruise

My wife chose this cruise and it has been 6 years since we were last on the Ventura. The Waterside buffet area is badly in need of a refit with dirty seats, split seams on some of the upholstery and badly chipped ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Selbourne

10 Reviews Written

99 Helpful Votes

Our first short cruise - enjoyable but service not up to P&O usual standards

Ventura Cruise N703 to Amsterdam and Brugge. Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th February 2017. Day 1 - Wednesday 15th February 2017 With a 'priority boarding' time slot of 1230, we aimed to arrive at the Mayflower ...
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Sail Date February 2017


Ella C avatar

Ella C

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun evenings, boring days

Went on the trip as a birthday gift from my parents, they love cruises but it didn't really suit me. I enjoyed the evenings in the casino, meals in the waiter staffed restaurants and the shows. Maxine Mazunda was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Patr46

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Main reception staff unhelpful on Ventura

Embarkation at Southampton was awful. I am disabled & reliant on my female P.A & there was no guidance or assistance in unloading the car with our luggage. We were told to put our suit/dress holders in our suitcases ...
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Sail Date August 2016


townmouse53 avatar

townmouse53

1 Review Written

Thrilled With Our First Experience, Signed Up For Another!

This was our first cruise ever - a 'gift' for our wedding anniversary. We were put in cabin B344, an inner one. Although we personally found the temperature to be a bit warm (as we like to sleep in cool ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Reggub321

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ventura free-falling standards: Genoa-Venice-Genoa May 2014

We thought that we would try a fortnight in the Eastern Med/Adriatic and see Venice from a reasonably big boat before the rumoured restrictions are put into place. Now this is neither our first cruise with P&O, nor ...
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Sail Date May 2014


Florence56 avatar

Florence56

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise around the Fjords

We were first time cruisers and due to a medical my mobility is a little slow (use a walkng aid) and rules out any flying This cruise was advised by travel agency. We live very close to Southampton and our son ...
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Sail Date April 2013


florrie135 avatar

florrie135

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Casablanca with Wheelchair

After an excellent Weekend visiting Longleat House and Safari Park we traveled to Holiday Inn Express which in our opinion is betterthan Premier In Although further from the Port. We arrived at the port at 10-30 ...
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Sail Date September 2012


terrierjohn avatar

terrierjohn

14 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Iceland and the Norwegian Fjords on P&O Ventura

We drove down the day before and stayed overnight on a cruise package at the De Vere Grand Harbour, which included bed & breakfast and 15 nights parking with port transfers by taxi, and it provided very acceptable 4 ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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kevinyork

12 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Another enjoyable winter break on Ventura

We flew out to Ventura on the 31st Dec in time for New Years Eve. We were on her previously last Christmas and also in May 2011. We had yet another very enjoyable cruise. We were a couple of 45 and 50 with my sister ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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kevinyork

12 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Another enjoyable Ventura cruise

This was our third trip with P&O, our second on Ventura, previously Xmas 2010 which followed Azura in May 2010. I posted a full review of both trips on here for those interested. Ventura met our expectations again, ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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MISBJA

2 Reviews Written

Seasoned Cruiser, first time on P & O Cruise

We sailed on Ventura for 14 nights from Soutampton - Springbank Holidays. Embarkation was good. We needed assistance with a wheelchair. Our balcony cabin was good, with lots of clothes storage. Shower was rather ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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jwfhunts

13 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ventura - Christmas & New Year Cruise 2008

As we approached Ventura after the long but comfortable flight from London Gatwick Airport to Barbados airport, the first view of the ship gave the impression of a multistory block of flats, but this view was soon ...
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Sail Date December 2008


Suitie avatar

Suitie

1 Review Written

Nine Consecutive Sea Days

A cruise chosen because of the itinerary (including New Orleans, Tortola and Amber Cove) but which was a little disappointing when Tortola and Amber Cove were changed to Antigua and Ocho Rios after Hurricane Irma. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Summersue1234

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

No coffee machines at bars and no all inc drinks

school holidays. 2nd time on Ventura but the lack of coffee machines at the bars is no good for caffeine fans. There us one Costa on level 5 which is so busy one often left due to queues. There are machines in ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Ventura Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04.3
Enrichment3.03.3
Service4.04
Value For Money4.03.6
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