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Braemar Review

4.0 / 5.0
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186 reviews
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Great destinations but beware Olsen cutting times in ports by up to 3 hours

Review for Braemar to Europe
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Nitropodder
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jun 2019
Cabin: Twin Outside

Saturday, embarkation

Upon arrival in Southampton by car ABP parking met us right by the ship. The porters who unloaded us were very slick and in no time we were at arrivals then straight on board. Very efficient.

We had no idea where to go for muster so when we heard the call asked a member of staff who pointed us in the right direction. Until then we didn’t even know what time muster would be. Whilst at muster in the Grampian dining room we saw quite a bit of food on the carpet by the wall where we were sitting. Not a good first impression.

Cabin Review

Twin Outside

Cabin E

Good.Clean and functional. Dreaded plastic curtains but did have flexible hose shower-head which is essential if you have a stoma..

Noisy air-conditioning.

Port Reviews

Vigo

Olsen cancelled our 'Oyster Route' tour and had the audacity to leave a tour feedback form on our bed same evening. Not happy.

Seville

Santa Cruz guided walking tour. Very informative guide and a stunning must see area.

Cadiz

Free walking tour with Cadizfornia. Great local guide, superb tour.

Bordeaux

Great destination. A very nice vibrant city with Braemar in the perfect parking spot.

Again, NOT ENOUGH TIME here. Overnight should give you 2 full days, you really need them here. Leaving early morning the second day before the shops even opened was just a waste.

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