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2,351 Southampton Cruise Reviews


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spendless

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top service again

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4 stars again for the cruise. Staff give excellent service and for us the S class is about the right size. We have not rated fitness or excursions as we do not use them. Our cruises are all about enjoying the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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WirralCrusier

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

P&O handing of Coronavirus escalation excellent.

Picked this cruise as keen to see the Northern Lights. This is a 12-night cruise that spends 2 nights at the very top of Norway that offers an excellent chance to see Northern Lights. I was kind of expecting the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Fleurie78

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Winter sun

We have cruised with P&O on a number of occasions, and have particularly enjoyed those on the adults only ships. We liked Oriana and were disappointed when she was sold. So we waited for Aurora to be refurbished as ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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AdeAfloat

11 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Unmatched weather and full of interest

Like most of the passenger's aboard, we were doing this cruise to get away form the winter weather. This turned out to be a very lucky choice! From beginning to end we had wall to wall sunshine and calm seas with ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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DannyYoung

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Officers Breached Maritime Safety Law on RIB Trip?

My partner booked this cruise for me as a last minute Xmas present to sea the Northern Lights, we could have flown but I have a naval background. Black Watch is a lovely ship in good condition for her age. We ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jjessie

8 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Third time on Victoria and still good

We chose Victoria again as it was going to Rio de Janeiro including a long trip along the Amazon. We started from Southampton and flew back from Rio. The ship carried on finally returning to Southampton. On board ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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plodus

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mostly great!

A mini cruise to celebrate my wifes 65th Birthday on her favourite ship. CPS were as usual first class,luggage and car whisked away in an instant. Booking in and embarkation was faultless,10 minutes from ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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feljen

5 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Beware this cabin!

There were lots of good things about this cruise. Embarkation and disembarkation were wonderfully swift and painless. there was no pressured up-selling, such as we'd experienced on other, more high-profile cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Mrs Hat

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

New Year Cruise

Chose this cruise to celebrate New Year in style and also to see Amsterdam and Bruges having never been there before or travelled on P&O before. Embarkation was fantastic with boarding passes being printed out at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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markyboy236

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seeking the Northern Lights

We chose this cruise because my wife's bucket included waning to see the Northern lights. It didn't disappoint. However there are only a few days during the cruise when this is possible. This is when the ship is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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acoupleofcruisedudes

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Spain 8th to 18th December 2019

Firstly the price paid is a huge factor in the context of any review - your expectations are naturally higher paying £1000 per night than our bargain £79.00 each for a balcony cabin. At this value my expectations ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Icantthinkofone

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dancing With The Captain !!

Remember this song ?There was no land in sight !!!! October 25th was quite a nice day to embark on our 11 night cruise to the Canaries I have been on this cruise many times and couldn't wait to sail. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

London to Dubai Adventure

I cruised on the Sapphire to the Canary Islands this time last year. It was a great experience. The ship was then going onto Dubai and Singapore so I thought this year I’d do the London to Dubai leg through the ...
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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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Essex Man

5 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Cost savings are evident

Ventura N933 12 nights Madeira, Canaries and Lisbon, 17 to 29th November 2019 Embarkation at Southampton on the 17th November was quick and efficient. All the cabins were supposed to be ready for occupancy at ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Stephen Penrose

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

It was a great time to cruise with P & O on the Arcadia - 4 weeks away at the beginning of November when it was wet and cold in the UK. No flying, Southampton to Southampton via Madeira, the Caribbean and the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sleeky

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Much better than we expected.

Chose this cruise on the spur of the moment when we spotted a bargain fare. We drove down to Southampton and were quickly on board and exploring. Our first impressions were that the ship was in good condition. We ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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kickboard

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Transatlantic - Had a great cruise

Booked this cruise on a whim to get up over to Florida for an extended vacation. Overall the cruise was great seeing New York, Boston, Bermuda, Nassau and Fort Lauderdale. Firstly embarkation was really slow ...
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Sail Date October 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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Metsbill

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Baltic cruise -- amazing value

I was previously on the jewel and enjoyed norwegian. I chose this for the itinierary. The itinerary was amazing, i love freestyle dining, U got back from st pete at 9:40 and was still able to have a sit down ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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slinden

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Transatlantic Cruise

We were on the inaugural voyage which started in Southampton and ended in New York. Although the weather was lousy we still had an enjoyable cruise. We stayed in a balcony cabin with the extended balcony. The ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Blackbirds

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Mostly very good but few problems.

As a retired London travel agent I researched this cruise ship and knew the food would be very good. We booked 6.30 pm in Main Dining Room. Only went for first night as awful. Requested table for two for 50th ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cking1998

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Love P&O but standards are slipping

We love cruising and love P&O but standards seem to be slipping a bit. Embarkation/disembarkation: Emabarkation was very smoothe. Cases taken at Southampton and was on the ship within the hour. The same goes ...
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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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Ragann63

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good, not great.

Chose this for the crossing, our first. Booked adjoining mini-suites. Stay away from Deck 9! Rooms are above the clubs and music is crazy loud. Southampton is a great town full of personality and history. Spend ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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