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Overview: This ship is all about British-ness and will be comfortingly familiar for families with children who want to go abroad but take their British traditions and food with them. It is best suited to adults of all ages and families with children of all ages, and offers excellent value for money


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Cruise Reviews - P&O Cruises - Ventura

All of these cruise reviews are written by REAL cruise passengers are their opinion & we DO NOT moderate or change any of the review. You can agree or disagree by posting up your own comment. Plus Receive a FREE Berlitz Guide to Cruising when you write your own cruise review!
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Canaries
By on 6th Jul 2015
Our cruise started with tech problems at check in however once sorted we boarded very efficiently and all staff were very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the weather was bad on the sea days and... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Canaries
By on 6th Jul 2015
My husband and I went on the Ventura on the Portugal, Canaries and Spain cruise sailing from Southampton on the 11th. June. The weather was dull but thanks goodness the sea was flat calm which is a... Read More »
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4 of 4 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Caribbean
By on 1st Jul 2015
P&O Caribbean cruises 2016 We have had brilliant Xmas and New Year cruises on Ventura for the last two years and this year we will be on Brittannia. For 2016 P&O are not offering any... Read More »
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1 of 10 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 30th Jun 2015
Embarkation - excellent bearing in mind the number of people on board, overall very smooth and easy. Cabin - good balcony cabin at the back of the ship on c deck, C752. not much sunshine as... Read More »
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4 of 7 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 27th Jun 2015
I was looking forward to experiencing a cruise with P&O as it's one of the 'big names' and I had heard a lot about their cruises. Having had a wonderful experience on RCI a few years ago I... Read More »
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4 of 14 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Iberia
By on 23rd Jun 2015
Check in at Southampton was very quick as was security despite it being our turn to take off our shoes off! Once aboard we made our way up to the buffet restaurant for lunch. At 2:00 pm our cabin... Read More »
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25 of 26 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mediterranean
By on 21st Jun 2015
GENERAL COMMENTS. Ventura is a beautiful ship, launched 2008, but showing its' age due to poor maintenance of public areas. There is over capacity in the cruise industry, and consumers are... Read More »
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8 of 19 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mediterranean
By on 17th Jun 2015
When we first booked our cruise you had to pay full fare to choose our cabin evening meal time and free shuttle bus, and we also had £140 on board spend. On the day we sailed our check in... Read More »
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27 of 58 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 13th Jun 2015
We're just back from a 4 day mini cruise on P&O Ventura from Southampton to Bruges and Guernsey and have sailed with a variety of cruise lines but this was our first with P&O. Embarkation... Read More »
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8 of 12 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 5th Jun 2015
First time with P&O on four night cruise to Amsterdam & St Peter Port. Didn't get off to good start as we had to queue for 45 minutes in the car park at Ocean Terminal although that was... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Europe
By on 2nd Jun 2015
Embarkation: Southampton Arrived at Ocean Terminal, seemed well organised and despite many arriving early things were kept moving. Water dispensers had no cups so I asked staff at kiosk who... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 31st May 2015
Due to heavy traffic in Southampton, we arrived at the Mayflower terminal later than planned and it was extremely busy; we had booked car parking and had to wait a while to hand over the car, then... Read More »
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23 of 28 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Iberia
By on 30th May 2015
Owing to bad weather on 1st May, passengers on this cruise were not able to visit Guernsey as expected. The Captain decided, quite rightly in my view, that the windy weather made using the tenders... Read More »
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5 of 17 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 29th May 2015
Just returned from a mini break (four nights) to Brugges and St Peter Port. As usual the embarkation at Southampton was smooth and the staff friendly and helpful. had a balcony cabin on deck 14,... Read More »
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15 of 29 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Europe
By on 29th May 2015
Sailed on the Ventura on 20th May 4 night minibreak to Amsterdam and Guernsey with friends. Embarkation at Southampton took over an hour with long queues for the official terminal car park and ship... Read More »
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10 of 17 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 28th May 2015
Mini cruise to Amsterdam and Guernsey May 15. Embarkation went OK following a wait to hand over the car then an organised wait to check in. Cabin B318 Balcony was clean and well presented. TV was... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mediterranean
By on 25th May 2015
When booking a cruise some people pick the time, some the places, some the ship and some the price. For me it was the time and the embarkation port. I wanted to sail from Southampton because I find... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 25th May 2015
This late booking mini cruise (4 nights) on Ventura was very relaxing - we have cruised on her before. Our outside cabin was on P deck next to the Art Gallery - we were a bit dubious about this... Read More »
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13 of 13 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 24th May 2015
Excellent mini cruise, great food and service, great stop over at Amsterdam and really pleased with the stop at Guernsey. The entire holiday was excellent but for the disembarkation process at the... Read More »
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5 of 10 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mediterranean
By on 24th May 2015
Well, where do I start about this cruise Firstly because of adverse weather we missed one port of call, Cadiz, no one at fault here, the cruise was ok but there are a lot of question marks... Read More »
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