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Cruise Reviews - AIDA Cruises - AIDAura

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P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Mediterranean

on 17th Sep 2014, By

We have just returned from a very enjoyable cruise on the ventura. the ventura does have a few problems with it's design though. firstly passenger to deck space ratio was a problem on sea days...

2067 views , 7 of 21 people found this useful , 2 comments

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Caribbean

on 27th Jan 2014, By

Sailed on the Ventura beginning of January to the Caribbean. Food and service in the Brittannia was fine, no complaints, and the weather superb, if a little too hot !! However the Ventura left a...

1377 views , 11 of 36 people found this useful , 3 comments

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Caribbean

on 12th Sep 2013, By

P&0 is top for cruising everything so well organised entertainment, food, children's clubs cabins, staff. For me it's the best we just love it. We have been on p&o so many times and are...

1385 views , 2 of 16 people found this useful , 4 comments

MSC CRUISES / AIDAura / Mediterranean

on 5th Aug 2013, By

Embarkation onto MSC Opera in Southampton could not have been smoother. We arrived at 2pm, were eating our lunch on board at 2.30 and in our cabin with our luggage by 3. Off to a good start. The...

1398 views , 5 of 7 people found this useful , 1 comment


on 15th Jun 2013, By

What a wonderful cruise, and the value was exceptional. We had a promanade type cabin which suited us fine, it was quite spacious, very clean and it was nice to see people walking around on the...

1222 views , 2 of 3 people found this useful , 4 comments


on 8th Jun 2013, By

Recently returned from the 6 night Norway half term cruise onboard Independence of the Seas. I have always enjoyed this ship, we were fortunate to be on her maiden back in 2008, and that was...

1327 views , 8 of 11 people found this useful


on 28th Dec 2012, By

Just returned from transatlantic to Ft Lauderdale with RCCL Independence of the seas.Could not fault anything about ship and ice shows were fantastic. We had a little turbulance in Bay of Biscay...

1417 views , 0 of 3 people found this useful

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Western Europe

on 30th Jul 2012, By

This was our second cruise, our first was a 14 day one on Oceana last year. Upon arriving at the terminal(via the excellent Eavesway Coaches Cruiselink service) and seeing Azura, we commented on...

2799 views , 12 of 15 people found this useful , 1 comment

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Mediterranean

on 19th Apr 2012, By

We have recently returned from a 16 night cruise aboard Azura, which left on March 30th and got back on April 15th. I am an 18 year old, travelling with my parents and my 16 year old brother. After...

2538 views , 34 of 35 people found this useful , 1 comment

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Mini Cruises

on 26th Mar 2012, By

Arrived at cruise terminal at 11am. On board very quickly and eating lunch on the back of the ship in glorious sunshine. We had a deluxe balcony cabin which was very spacious and came with...

2143 views , 4 of 4 people found this useful

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Caribbean

on 25th Mar 2012, By

This was our third cruise in the Caribbean and the second with P & O. We had previously sailed on Ventura in 2011. We booked our cruise online with The booking process was...

2779 views , 12 of 12 people found this useful

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Caribbean

on 5th Mar 2012, By

We had wanted to cruise with P&O for a while having tried Princess & RC in the past. We decided to go to the Caribbean as we got a great deal on an inside room. The first great surprise...

1504 views , 6 of 7 people found this useful


on 11th Jan 2011, By

Booked 18 day cruise with family to make xmas/new year celebrations that extra bit special, however was very disappointed at the lack of xmas feel, decorations, entertainment, etc on board...

2257 views , 3 of 5 people found this useful , 1 comment


on 15th Aug 2010, By

We've just returned from our cruise around the Baltics including Scandinavia and Russia, and we had a fantastic time. The ship had a problem with the side propulsion jets and we were unable to...

2388 views , 2 comments

PRINCESS CRUISES / AIDAura / Scandinavia

on 13th Jul 2010, By

Joined the ship & as being platinum members had a quick check in as went straight on, cabin ready straight away at 11:30!! so straigt upi to poll for a dip & some food. Knew alcohol prices...

1677 views , 1 comment

PRINCESS CRUISES / AIDAura / Mediterranean

on 19th Jun 2010, By

I have just returned from a trip on the Grand Princess (I arrived back today 19th) and was worried before I went that the norovirus outbreak on board from previous cruises was still there. I would...

2964 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful , 12 comments

P&O CRUISES / AIDAura / Western Europe

on 13th Jun 2010, By

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Just returned from Ventura cruise.When we last travelled on her we hated it.So glad we gave her another chance and would cruise on her again.Itinery was not great but we knew that when we...

1891 views , 9 comments
Gail Ryan's blog

I Am Back!

By Gail Ryan

I am back.What is it about taking time off for a holiday?From the day you book your holiday to the day you leave seems to take an age to come around, but once you are there the days fly by and you are soon sat back at your desk and the sun and sea seem like a distant dream! It’s just not fair.I have once again been to Cyprus for my annual family holiday. The weather seems to get better every year – it must be this Global warming they keep on talking about! The weather was superb...

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Oct 17 2016 05:19PM

Regent Explorer

By Tamir Noam

Tamir Noam's blog

I have recently got back from a short cruise on board the new Regent Explorer which I was asked to go by (lucky me) and wow! what a trip it was! This is a 6 Star All Inclusive ship. All dining is included, including the speciality restaurants ,all drinks,tips and shore excursions.Where do I start? I have arrived from a flight to Nice with BA and was greeted by Regents rep at the airport and was transferred by coach to Monte Carlo where the ship was docking, then I get on the ship...

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Oct 20 2016 11:25AM

Should Branson Stick to Flying?

By Lily Canderton

Lily Canderton's blog

Sir Richard Branson is an English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies, was in Miami yesterday to unveil renamed ‘Virgin Voyages’ as the inspiring new identity for Virgins cruise line.In March 2014 Branson created speculation around the globe after he was quoted in an Abu Dhabi newspaper as saying he was particularly interested in creating a cruise line that would appeal to a broad...

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Oct 19 2016 05:56PM