Neil & Ida Down - Answered a Question by woodage (15 Oct 08 16:28)

Here is the smoking policy from RCI from Jan 2008: Effective January 2008, smoking is only permitted in designated areas and outdoors on the Starboard side of the ship (contact the Guest Services for details). Smoking is not permitted in any dining venue, theater, hallway or corridor. Smoking is not permitted inside any stateroom or on Oasis class Boardwalk or Central Park private balconies, however, it is permitted on private ocean view balconies of balcony/suite staterooms. A $250 penalty will be applied to the SeaPass for guests found smoking in staterooms or on the private balconies in Boardwalk and Central Park onboard Oasis class ships. Cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco must be properly disposed of and never thrown overboard. A guest must be at least 18 years of age to purchase, possess or use tobacco onboard. This is not to say that this will be the same in 2009 or in fact from next week as updates are continuously happening without warning. Hope that helps. ...... Neil.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
wilde - Answered a Question by woodage (16 Oct 08 18:53)

Yes you can smoke on independence of the seas !! you can smoke if you have a balcony cabin on the balcony but you can also smoke in the labarynth bar and you can smoke in the connisure club this is meant to be for cigar smokers but its mainly used by ciggy smokers also on decks 4 11 and 12 starboard plenty of places to enjoy a ciggy so you enjoy !

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Gemma Coles's blog

Adonia back with P&O

By Gemma Coles

 It doesn’t seem that long ago when we said goodbye to the P&O Adonia. P&O Adonia left the fleet in 2015 with much sadness to lots of passengers. The ship went to Fathom Cruises which is a line dedicated to volunteer tourism. Guests were taken to locations such as the Dominican Republic to help teach English or build water filtration systems to help with poorer countries. Carnival Group have now announced that after an upgrade to the ship, with the addition of a new rest...

Read More

Dec 08 2016 02:49PM


Small ships are wanted!!

By Neil Holmes

Neil Holmes's blog

P&O have announced that their small ship Adonia is to return to their 2017/2018 season. The ship was much loved by the P&O faithful and when she left the fleet to help with humanitarian work overseas there was a big hole to fill as many of the P&O fleet are larger ships and P&O were losing some of their passengers to cruise & Maritime and Fred Olsen.From June 2017 she will start Mediterranean, round Britain and even an Iceland sailing. The smaller more interesting ports w...

Read More

Dec 06 2016 01:47PM

Adonia returns to the P&O fleet

By Rosie Taylor

Rosie Taylor's blog

The P&O Adonia left the P&O fleet in 2015 year and headed to Cuba on a new venture and was re named Fathom. The idea was to introduce volunteer tourism to cruising which involved helping communities in the Dominican Republic and Cuba. The would help build water filters and teach English to the locals.P&O loyal customer will be very glad to hear that the smallest ship is coming back to Southampton in summer 2017. The ship only has a 710 passenger capacity and is adult only making i...

Read More

Dec 08 2016 07:00PM