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Southampton Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Southampton

Traveler rating

Excellent

191

Very Good

127

Average

110

Poor

53

Terrible

32

Cruise type

Family Cruises

1,822

Senior Cruises

990

Romantic Cruises

678

Luxury Cruises

595

Repositioning Cruises

521

521 Southampton Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


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bmwlover

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Queen Elizabeth met all expectations

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We chose this cruise for the unusual itinerary and the ship. We had been on the Queen Elizabeth for the entire maiden World Cruise in 2011 , and were curious to discover the changes that had taken place in the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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georgemac145

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not quite what we expected

This cruise was cut to 11 days due to bad weather on previous cruise. RCI did offer a price reduction - pro rata - or a full refund to be used towards a future cruise. Apparently full cash refunds were offered, but ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MGBark

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Good service, bad food, too many missed ports.

We choose this cruise as a family vacation that would take us half way around the world, Southampton to Singapore, in 37 days. We had some good times and some not so good times, and met many new friends, but I can ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Terry L

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary

Excellent choice of ports. Princess has good value and consistent and organized product. Food is excellent but occasionally disappoints. Good coffee still seems to be a weakness although café bar at extra charge is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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owsaw

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Inaugural & Transatlantic Cruise...What's Not To Like?

Overall all these CC reviews are fair and accurate. Being an Inaugural cruise with roughly 50% occupancy our experience most likely will not be the norm on a full boat in season. Still all of pros & con assessments ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Clipper Chick

5 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Expectations

Silhouette is wonderful looks stunning and is very friendly. I had joined the cruise critic roll call before this sailing and had some great fun for about a month beforehand signing up for group activities ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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KnitReadDineTravel

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Elegant Experience

My husband and I chose this cruise because it was long (25 days) and the ports of call were interesting. We chose Oceania because it is almost all-inclusive but so that we are not paying for things that we don't ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Lor26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never again

Chose this cruise foe its for its travel itinery. ship far to big , only onboard awe factor is the main auditorium, spectcular light show and there it ends, MSC health and safety to passengers is lacking. Major ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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dreamsandmore

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Top Notch Entertainment & More

We chose this cruise because we were excited to be on the first sailing of a brand new ship! The entertainment was great! We especially enjoy music and were not disappointed. We loved WT Greer, the piano ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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welshy74

4 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

Stunning ship - shame its MSC

Who could not get excited about being one of the first to sail a brand new ship?  The smell of the new carpets and furniture and how everything shined and glimmered was just perfect and it was a pleasure to sail ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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pondxrosser

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Inaugural Transatlantic Crossing!

Cruise number 10, our third transatlantic crossing, and also our third cruise on Norwegian. The Encore was beautiful! We had an aft facing balcony stateroom which was adequately spacious, very comfortable bed, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CIT57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Clash of cultures

Chose this cruise because the dates and destinations fitted, and we quite like the sea days. Took advantage of the coach from Birmingham Airport direct to Southampton, bit chaotic with people pushing in the queue ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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expatriate

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Inaugural trans Atlantic , non stop Southampton, UK to NewYork , USA.

Basically used as transport from the UK to the Caribbean, we had time to take this trip as part of our itinerary to reach home. Southampton check in -very quick and efficient the only flaw was NCL’s oversight ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BstnCruiser

16 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

The ENCORE of the breakaways-plus ships

ENTERTAINMENT-my 11th NCL cruise and still can say the sound techs still don’t know what they are doing in their field. Choir of Men are very talented. The sound tech had no ability to mix the background vocals- ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Denny01

6 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Great Ship; Great Itinerary - TA

Reflection is a great ship. We love S-Class Celebrity ships and this is one of the best. Has the full Sky Lounge instead of part of it cut out for suites. Great commons areas. two issues: seating is starting to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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airportbound

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Repositioning Cruises are not for Everyone!

We will have to laugh about this cruise, but want to let others know that a repositioning cruise might not be for everyone. It was unfortunate that we didn't have a better idea about what to expect, and what we want ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Hfriedman1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Old, tired ship

This ship is in terrible shape. Carpets are worn and faded, beside being dirty. The elevator doors are all scraped and peeling. Our cabin steward was less than honest. The food was average and the same as ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Jjgolf

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Atlantic Crossing

Princess takes great care of suite passenger so we enjoyed breakfast in Sabatini's, club class dining, special room services menu items, priority spa reservations, room service on debarkation day and many other ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lizinic4

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

Booked the Queens Grill = £9.000 so quite expensive. Was expecting a real quality experience but very quickly realised it was not all it was made up to be. So, arrived in Southampton and entered a chaotic cattle ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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JayBR3

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Translantic

This is our 13 Cruise trip and the third with Cunard. We sailed before on QE and QV, but it was our first time on the mighty QM2. The ship was iconic and displayed luxury interior deco in all areas. However, it ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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daff01

8 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Great first time on EDGE. Little niggles!

Overall loved the ship!. Is it my favourite Celebrity ship?: Probably BUT they do need to deal with some of the fixable points below (most of which have already been mentioned by other people. We will be back (and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Controller

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Celebrity you have outdone yourselves!

Because I'm a cruisey and it is the newest ship. The Retreat lounge was ok and I liked the idea that food was once again served in this lounge. I never made it to the Captain's Club. Our group, all in suites, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Cammy8

8 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great way to cross the Atlantic

We took a repositioning transatlantic cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to Southampton on Celebrity’s Silhouette, then took Cunard’s QM II back to the States. Taking longer trips is one of the perks of being retired! ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Peter CAP

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise I have taken

Inaugural cruise promised so much and delivered so little. Here are just some of the issues: * Wardrobe doors. Very cheap sliding doors that constantly jam! * Wardrobe depth too shallow to hang clothes ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Beamerdog

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship. Clean and well maintained. Crew needs to learn how to smile

Took easiest and most comfortable way to meet Oceania Nautica in Cape Town. Excellent port calls. Better than flying. 5* Art Deco furnishings. 3* service. Staff does not smile and does not greet guests unless guest ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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