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1,105 Southampton Cruise Reviews


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Bombay Bird

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

World Cruise

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This was to be our holiday of our lifetime and had spent many years saving up for it. We had previously sailed with Princes cruises for several weeks at a time and it was marvellous and could not fault it, from the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Avast Behind

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Need to do better.

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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LJventura

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overcrowded, poor organisation, poor management and very poor entertainment

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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swjumbo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

I’d hoped for better

I haven’t cruised with P&O for over twenty years and as this cruise coincided with school holidays I thought I’d give it a try. Very disappointing. To begin with the Indian and Philippine staff are perfect ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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jjlondon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Standards have dropped on P&O

We chose this cruise as we have been on Ventura before. I can't express how disappointed I and the rest of my party were. The headliners seemed under rehearsed, the special guests weren't special - comedians that ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bobcat131

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never again on Cunard

Cruise to Canaries for winter sun, spoilt by below average food. We cruised on Cunard 5 times, two on Queen Elizabeth, One on Queen Mary and Two on Queen Victoria. The last on Queen Victoria and never again. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mattywoos

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

P&O poorly operated.

My experience on P and O cruises was a first however it sure will be my last. The buffet food is the same each night and is of a low standard. The entertainment onboard was next to none and they had an awful ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gettinold

20 Reviews Written

126 Helpful Votes

A real eye opener as to how Royal Caribbean views its UK customers

This review isn't so much about the ship. More about the way Royal Caribbean went about showing how little they care about their British customers. We found out a few days before leaving that this trip was going ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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twotravellersLondon

4 Reviews Written

131 Helpful Votes

Fred's charging so much more for so much less

We had really been looking forward to this cruise since we had booked it for a small fortune on a special loyalty members’ booking day almost two years earlier! Fred’s promo promised “some of the most ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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woodley

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Not quite what I was expecting

We chose this cruise for the Itinerary. We have done 38 cruises with many different cruise lines but this was our first with P&O. From reading boards before hand I was lead to believe this was a slightly up market ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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1871 supporter

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

P&O cost cutting

Give Ventura another try as this was only cruise from Southampton for Oct school holidays. This time not impressed with Ventura. Check in was quite slow Once on board we went to buffet, very poor selection ...
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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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Piermaster

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess you will not be missed.

Sapphire Princess Canaries October 2019. Our fourth time on this ship in two years and in view of its final departure from Southampton this cruise was a real anti climax. Check In and boarding at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Yingleungman

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Queen Mary 2 was a total disappointment

Total disappointment in the main dinning room Britannia (1) We are a party of six, setting of tables was unreasonably tight between tables. One end of our table was against a wall, waiters had to squeeze themselves ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Devanet

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cost Cutting and exorbitant on board prices

This was a last minute cruise booking because we had to cancel our earlier booking on Azura due to having to care for my mum. We have been cruising now for 4 years, my wife loves it. This is the third cruise with P ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Tindy2

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Too many people ... too busy

We were really looking forward to this cruise. There were too many people on this ship. Our first evening we realised that there were not enough seating in-social areas for the amount of people on board. Every ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Travellingfar

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

It’s all about the food!!

We are elite class passengers on Princess, we have favoured Princess for the last few years even though we used to be regular RCCL and P&O clients. On our last Princess Cruise in March we thought the food on offer ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lynne Argent

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

VERY VERY DISAPPOINTING

Ports we wanted to visit Service from most was acceptable but not from tours desk where we had a female total ignore us and then was not much help after that. Then to be ripped off for 111min on internet when it ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wanda world

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

With excitement we looked forward to this cruise. We would be sailing with Princess after 5 years because the itinerary was so special and it would coincide with my special birthday. Embarkation and disembarkation ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MouldyMermaid

5 Reviews Written

60 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean no longer up with luxury cruise leaders

Having had a brilliant cruise on Navigator last year, we booked to do the same itinerary with friends from Scotland. Our 19th cruise - and 8th with R.C. but what a huge disappointment - so much has changed. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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darthonian

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

What has gone wrong here

Just completing a 24 day cruise of New England and Canada on the Sapphire Princess and having had a 3 year break from Princess Cruises. Having completed over 41 cruises I have experienced a lot of great service ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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GARogers

1 Review Written

Not what we expected

Second cruise with RC, first one was on the Navigator (pre refurbishment) and that was so much better, as my wife is in a wheelchair there were many issues that we feel should be addressed:- -Lack of unisex ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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johnlindaburdick

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

NCL sail quality has dropped significantly

With the exception of 3 people, it was as if this was a training cruise. Most stood around, and several times we had to go searching for people to help. The tendering process was painful! We stood in the wind and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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vsgnorwich

2 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

The Truth Behind Being Stranded In Monaco With P&O Azura

For this review, I have compiled the facts and written them in an easy, logical way to read, however, as will become clear, the information from the Captain was given after the acute crisis event, during a Q & A ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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janmel

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN

We chose this cruise as we wanted to revisit some of the destinations again & the value for money Muster what a joke this is how you put your lifejacket on Produce your passports at 7:30 am ??? never went we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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