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589 Southampton Cruise Reviews


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Potty Terracotta

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

A Cruise from Hell at the Hands of P&O

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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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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LorraineandArthur

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cabin D205 deluxe balcony cabin appauling and not as described and expected

Had an excellent long haul cruise in 2013 on P&O's Adonia so was happy to trust them with another long haul cruise. The Aurora is a beautiful ship, lovely and clean, happy friendly crew, great onboard ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jenni88

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

The Dream of A Lifetime Turned into a Disappointment of a Lifetime

What a disappointment. Destinations were changed at least three times and itineraries cancelled at the last minute due to the coronavirus. Independent travelers were treated like second class citizens and given NO ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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pamela17

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Never, ever cruise P&O again

Shocking is the only work I would say after paying £25,000+ for a Suite cabin (no bigger than an Oceana Mini Suite) on the Ventura for 5 weeks to Central America and the Caribbean. The food was diabolical and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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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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bkeane

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Arcadia

Cruise Norway 26/11/19 What can I say, been on a good few P&O cruises and enjoyed them all even in bad weather and heavy seas but this one to Norway on Arcadia was bad. The cruise was advertised by Iglu as a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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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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mikejanl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Voyage to "Nowhere"

The cruise was chosen for the itinerary despite travel agents caution about NCL quality. The cruise did not visit several stops supposedly due to weather. Whereas three scheduled stops and two substitute locations ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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virgincruiserchick

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dirty Linen 13k Med Bill And Hidden Extras

I chose this 15 day Mediterranean cruise because of the amazing destinations. If it hadn’t been for the amazing destinations we visited, we would’ve jumped overboard. Terrible... read on Great selection of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Blondie008

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

2nd Marella experience - never again

Chose a junior suite for our trip around the Fjords. The weather and ports were faultless - For that reason we are glad we went. This ship and staff - appalling. Self service at best No service at ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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dloveys

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Trip of sea days

I’m sure by now you are aware of the issues that the passengers on the cruise of the Norwegian Spirit endured. I will recount my experience. We saved and saved to do this cruise to Iceland. It was our once in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lauradavy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Never Again will be take Princess

In all the years we have travelled this was the worst trip we’ve ever been on. We took the cruise with friends who recommended Princess . From our first contact with the cruise line I knew we had made a mistake. I ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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PWS1955

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Never Again....

Chose this cruise for a first time cruise. Brochure made it look very nice. We would not recommend this cruise Too many people, not enough space or things to do - just cramped. Everywhere busy, queues and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Gsp37

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Insulting service on board

I chose this cruise because of my quite good experience with the Norwegian cruise line and because of iternerary (20th of July-3rd of August, Great Britain and Ireland). What was good? I give a high mark for the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Moses mad clown

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Preziosa Crap

1st time cruising was so looking forward to it, Ship itself is lovely Balcony cabin very nice Staff very nice goldern lobster restaurant very nice ( but small portions ) DOWNSIDE : No celebration party ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mel Parsons

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nowhere near as good as others

We chose this cruise because it was advertised as a great cruise. The ship was marvellous. The food was only just acceptable. Tea and coffee in the buffet was always cold. The attitude towards you was more ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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maildiver

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Broken Spirit

My cabin was 9210 which was an aft suite. In this letter I will be detailing my experience onboard your vessel. Just a little background this was our sixth cruise with your company and have had a wonderful time ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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travelaround711

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Have done many different cruises this is the worst we have ever been on

We chose this cruise as a family cruise with my brother's family and my Father so there was 11 of us on the cruise. We have never Cruised the British Isles and thought this would be a great experience for the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Abby Abi

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again

Norwegian Spirit is the oldest ship they have. Its small and boring at day sea. The only time I would sail with them if the Itinerary not to be missed and just enjoy destination and a book to read. And this is why: ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Jmaren1974

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Food & Entertainment are Garbage

We read positive reviews about this ship and the stops before we booked in April. Wow, I’d like to know who’s writing these reviews. We haven’t made it to one stop yet and I have no idea how we’re going ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Cavoletta

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disaster

Have previously cruised on P and O Britannia and loved it, so I chose a cruise of the Med on Arcadia, the itinerary was important.....but we were emailed 4 days prior to sailing with a changed itinerary as Arcadia ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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sarah2clare

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

We chose this cruise for the Itinerary specifically to visit Messina and Venice we received an email on the 20th June 4 days before we were boarding Arcadia telling us that we would not be going to Messina now as ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JulieReddin

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Norovirus on board. Tired drab decor. Poor daytime activities no seats

Recommended. Sunbeds were reserved round all pools. Three small smoking areas with no sunbeds only chairs one under cover cold windy & dark with sunny tables that were no smoking? Hidden extras. Different prices ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gennedy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor Hotel Management, Monotonous Entertainment, Disappointing Excursions

I chose this itinerary because of its itinerary. Had never cruised around the British Isles even though I had cruised about 30-40 times before world-wide. This is my first cruise with Princess. Front Desk ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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VitaminD5

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worst Vacation Possible - Prison on the Sea

We booked this cruise to spend time with family and visit places we’ve never been. However, the ship was old and falling apart and caused us to miss Dublin and be late to Liverpool. We didn’t even get to stop at ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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