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P&O Ventura Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean

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"At one beach area in St Lucia we were given just ten minutes on Pigeon island beach and then browbeaten to board the bus even though we could have taken a cab back at ur leisure.Films on board did not suit the age group of a long cruise i,e retired pensioners mostly in the 70/80 plus...."Read More
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Standards have dropped through the floor

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Ted Allen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I wanted to be away at Christmas as I had lost my wife 2 years earlier during that time. We had traveled with P & O and been loyal to their brand for over 20 Years. The standard of Food and of entertainment was abysmal and I will never travel with them again. There were so many other things wrong and so many thing’s missing when compared to previous experiences. It not acceptable to ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Been cruising with P&O for 12 years. Never again.

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Jimbo1012
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Boarding was messy. No porters so had to drop our cases ourselves then queue up outside the terminal in the cold for 30mins. Cabins are only surface cleaned once a day now and no evening turndown. Our cabin had handprints on the walls, the telephone was filthy and I don’t want to think about the carpet. I have to say that there were a lot more grossly overweight, tattooed passengers who ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


NASTY PEOPLE:

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M Parkes
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I am a mature female British Citizen. I travelled with P & O Cruises, on the Ship Ventura, for the first time. My Embarkation Date: 01/12/2022. From Southampton Port, UK. Disembarkation Date: 05/01/2023. Cruise Number: N233. Caribbean & USA Cruise. Single Passenger. Certain Ventura Staff and Passengers, behave in a Nasty, Hostile manner, towards people who have black/brown skin. Such Staff and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Paltry & Overpriced

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sddsddean
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Review of N233 P&O Ventura 1st Dec ’22 – 5th Jan ‘23 We paid around £14,000 for two of us in a deluxe balcony on deck 9 in D607. Was this value for money? Nowhere near!!! Cabin First impressions are so important. The cabin looked generally tired. Whilst not actually filthy, the cabin was dirty. Lots of areas had clearly not been cleaned for months. There was at least 3 months of dust on ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Brilliant once in a lifetime voyage

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teyan_b
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I decided to book this cruise as a surprise for my father who was turning 70 years old on this cruise. Embarkation- Everybody got too the mayflower terminal at the same time but surprisingly the queue went down very rapid and we where on the ship within the hour,; staff where very helpful not any issues at all Main dinning room- the food was very good on quality and quantity our waiters ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

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Cruise in the time of covid

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Pyer
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We decided to go ahead with this cruise even though major alterations to the itinerary included the cancellation of all the American ports of call and also at the very last minute the cancellation of a call in Belize. P and O did compensate us with generous on board spend which certainly helped .Only 971 passengers boarded after the cancellations and there was plenty of space,sun beds,places to ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Inside Twin with Shower


Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

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LJventura
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Made a mistake by booking Ventura - Very noisy ship especially in the atrium with dance classes going on all day so unable to relax in the bar or coffee lounge. This went on in the evening so instead of having a pianist we had blaring music to contend with -very unpleasant so went to Glasshouse. Excellent cabin and "Elvor" our cabin steward was very professional and did a excellent ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Need to do better.

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Avast Behind
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Ventura cruise departed on ,11the February for a USA/Caribbean cruise of some 35 days. Initial impressions of the ship were a bit mixed, some good, some less so. Our cabin was a balcony on deck 12, a reasonable size and a comfy bed. Our cabin steward was good and he did his duties well. Our first port of call was La Corrina, we quite like this call and went ashore for a shop and some ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower


A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

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Potty Terracotta
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise to get away from the worst of the British Weather, although for the first 10 days it seemed we had taken it with us. Whilst the weather improved the cruise of Ventura got worse. Ship Overall Dirty on the Outside and just as bad on the insde especially Waterside Buffet which for a restaurant was particularly grubby with stains on seating, sofa style backrests and the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Hygiene

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Wen and Chris
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Whilst we agree with a lot of the comments made about the Ventura. Some of the guests hygiene leaves a lot to be desired. Ignoring hand sanatisers on many occasions. In the buffet restaurant we saw on many occasions passengers blowing their nose & coughing into the blue serviettes & putting them back on the table. Men walking into the buffet area with no tops on. Filling water bottles from the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Shower


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