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Portsmouth (England) to Europe - British Isles & Western Cruise Reviews

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Everything we were hoping for

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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David Room
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise and we chose Saga because we wanted to be with people of our own age. We love children but the fact that they are not allowed on Saga ships was for us, a relief. We were picked up from home at the appointed time and taken to Southampton where the embarkation process was faultless. The Spirit of Discovery is a beautiful ship and extremely well designed. Our standard ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Traumatic embarkation

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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LadyGreen
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

It wasn’t a good start. Communication with Saga was very very difficult. Eventually promised faithfully that labels and pick up time would be advised a minimum of 5 days before departure, but nothing came until 2 days before. They were sent only to my daughter, as ‘Lead’, there was no time for her to post my labels on to me, so I had to set off with unlabelled luggage. On arrival at Southampton my ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Excellent return to cruising on a lovely ship

Review for Spirit Of Discovery to Europe - British Isles & Western

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n.cartwright
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Saga “Celtic Escape” five night cruise aboard the Spirit Of Discovery. Just returned from this cruise. We booked this cruise just to get going again after the pandemic and it called in at Belfast, a place we have never been. It was also well priced considering it was truly all inclusive with door to door pick up/drop off, drinks, tips, speciality restaurants and some excursions. The big plus ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


A quieter and more refined version of Saga

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Mr Miserable
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

We expected different but I was surprised at what Virgin have done well but perhaps more surprised at what they did badly. First of all the App since your whole experience revolves around it functioning correctly. We were a party of 6 with a mix of IOS and Android phones and so can authoritively say the failings of the app are not down to the operating system of your phone. Everyone of us had ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


What a brilliant weekend

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Alex Batho
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I went on this weekend cruise with my sister because we always try to go away for a couple of days together each year. We had an absolute blast. The food was better than we could possibly have hoped for. Everything we ate felt like top restaurant quality and came in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Every member of staff we encountered was polite and seemed happy to be doing their job. We had dinner ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Perfect Staycation

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Kiwilady5
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

As a first time cruise for me, it had many things going for it. It was a short cruise, no children, modern decor, no gratuities. The restaurant food and service was excellent. The cabin, Sea view, was spacious and the cleaning staff very attentive. Poor them though, having to scrape the Black Soap off the hand basin each day. Not quite sure who would be purchasing some of the items on ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Amazing experience with teething problems

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Lauren2504
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

This cruise was an amazing first time experience. The ship is beautiful and there’s fun shows, good self-serve entertainment and a lot of food options. The staff are super friendly and it’s nice to feel like everyone *wants* to be working here! Everyone has a smile and is super welcoming. Zoltan was great, as was Mauricio! I’d say that Virgin needs to specify their target audience, ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Scarlet lady

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Robertcharles
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Booked a Suite so expected the rockstar treatment. No VIP check in at Portsmouth and bit more like cattle class. Cabin was very well appointed but would have expected a bottle of champagne on arrival. Mini bar was either spirits or wine not both and you would have had to pay if you wanted both. For the money paid would have expected at least one free day to experience the spa. Overall not the ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Virgin Voyages “They do things differently”

Review for Scarlet Lady to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Cuckoo-Maritine
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Simply put virgin are putting some impressive and well designed ships into service but they might be holding themselves back with a standard statement of we do things differently. It’s great to break the old ways of cruising and the ships with inclusive all in dining is a good thing. However there are some issues with virgin being virgin: so don’t expect much sailing information or ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Good first cruise with Viking but food a disappointment

Review for Viking Star to Europe - British Isles & Western

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John117
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I should start this review by explaining that we have only ever cruised with Regent, Seabourn and Silversea before (and once in Cunard queens grill never to be repeated) so we have judged Viking by the standard we have become accustomed to on these cruise lines. This cruise was advertised in an email we received but not on the Viking web site and our travel agent advised (after calling ...
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Response from VikingS, Community Team

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience sailing with us, John. While we regret to learn aspects of your cruise did not meet expectation, we appreciate you sharing the snags...

Sail Date: August 2021


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