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Overview: Minervapassengers, called ‘Swanners,’ are couples and single travelers of a mature age who seek to cruise off the beaten track in comfortable surroundings, and who don’t need the highly organized entertainment provided by larger ships. This ‘soft expedition’ vessel is highly valued for its


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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 / Mediterranean
By on 30th Jul 2015
My husband and I have recently cruised on The Ventura, with P and O, to Portugal and Spain. The ship is beautiful and kept immaculately clean. The food, in The Baytree restaurant and the self... Read More »
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12 of 13 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Europe
By on 29th Jul 2015
Booked our cruise in november last year and were given two cabin numbers on deck 8 partial obstructed. in march the family room was "upgraded " to a room on deck 5. when the weather was bad the... Read More »
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17 of 53 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Iberia
By on 28th Jul 2015
It was our first time on VENTURA having been twice on AZURA we thought we'd give it a try and were really pleased we did. There was a delay in boarding because of VENTURA docking late from previous... Read More »
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16 of 19 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mediterranean
By on 24th Jul 2015
I sailed on the Ventura on the 28th June this year with my wife and 8 year old daughter out of Southampton to the Mediterranean for 14 nights. This was our first ever cruise and it must be one of... Read More »
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13 of 17 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Norwegian Fjords
By on 21st Jul 2015
We cruised on p&o's ventura during july 2015 to the norwegian fjords. although we had to queue at the docks to hand over the car and then wait in the departure lounge for boarding, actually... Read More »
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15 of 16 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Norwegian Fjords
By on 20th Jul 2015
Just back from a 7 night cruise to the Norwegian Fjords on Ventura, July 2015. We visited Stavanger, Skjolden, Geiranger, Bergen. This was our 4th cruise on Ventura. My husband and I cruised with... Read More »
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P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Canaries
By on 14th Jul 2015
We sailed on Ventura on 25th June this year to the Canaries. This was our seventh cruise and I must say it was one of the best. We have previously cruised with Princess and Celebrity. Ventura is... Read More »
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18 of 18 people found this useful
P&O CRUISES / Ventura / Mini Cruises
By on 7th Jul 2015
We only went in the main dining room on a night so i don't know what the buffet was like but the main dining room was good i especially liked the lobster some thing that wasn't very good was the... Read More »
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1 of 13 people found this useful
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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31 of 34 people found this useful
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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5 of 6 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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2 of 11 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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5 of 15 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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9 of 20 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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28 of 60 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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4 of 4 people found this useful
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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66 of 105 people found this useful
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
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