Cruise Reviews - Shearings Cruises

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Not Very Well Treated.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MS Serenade 2 / River Danube

on 19th Sep 2018, by

My friend and I booked a river Danube cruise in July of this year Boat Serenade 2 Shearings As we had not recieved the excursion booklet two weeks before we were due to sail I rang Shearings They...

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Half The Price But Just As Good!

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MS Serenade 2 / River Danube

on 10th Sep 2018, by

I must be honest that I set off on our Danube cruise with a little bit of trepidation. You see I had booked with Shearings, at about half the price of Viking or Avalon, so was it going to be any...

1236 views , 33 of 33 people found this useful , 8 comments

Shearing Mv Virginia.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Virginia / River Rhine

on 19th Jul 2018, by

We have just returned from a Rhine cruise on MV Virginia booked through Shearings. It is the first and last time we will ever book through this company again. The ship is tired and old and should...

1312 views , 22 of 33 people found this useful , 2 comments

M V Virginia Far Exceeded Expectations.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Virginia / River Rhine

on 14th Jan 2018, by

We decided on a river cruise as we had always wanted to cruise down the Rhine although we were very apprehensive as our cruising experience has been on big ships. The M V Virginia only has around...

1488 views , 30 of 36 people found this useful

Shearings Rhine Cruise.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Virginia / River Rhine

on 9th Oct 2017, by

This was our first river cruise, and we were using it as a taster to see if we liked the experience. It only lasted 4 nights, sailing from Cologne, to Koblenz, then onto Boppard and Rudesheim, and...

1318 views , 29 of 29 people found this useful , 5 comments

Shearings River Cruise On The Da Vinci.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / Europe

on 29th Jun 2017, by

We booked this holiday on a whim to return to Germany after 20 years.We set off from Stretton interchange in Warrington on Tuesday the 13th June and travelled down to their main interchange at...

1381 views , 16 of 16 people found this useful

Da Vinci Keeps Up Its Standards.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Moselle

on 25th Jun 2017, by

We have just returned from our fourth trip on the Da Vinci. The Rhine, Saar and Mosel river cruise was wonderful, the ship, our cabin, the food and the weather we're all perfect. This ship...

1224 views , 5 of 6 people found this useful

Shearings River Rhine/moselle/saars Cruise.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Moselle

on 20th Jun 2017, by

Just returned from the nicest river cruise I have done. It was on the MPS Da Vinci, it was a Shearings run cruise on the most Elegant river boat I have been on. Our cabin 106 was ideally situated...

1068 views , 14 of 19 people found this useful

Wonderful Week On The Rhine.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Virginia / River Rhine

on 28th May 2017, by

I booked this holiday before reading any reviews, unusual for me but fortunate, if I had read some of the unfair reviews I wouldn't have booked and deprived myself of a wonderful week on the Rhine....

3416 views , 21 of 23 people found this useful , 1 comment

First And Last River Cruise With Shearings.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Rotterdam / Europe

on 10th Apr 2017, by

We have just returned from our first river cruise and we were very disappointed. We have been on several Ocean cruises and thought we would try our first river cruise, we booked with Shearings for...

1529 views , 15 of 57 people found this useful , 2 comments

Small & Friendly.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Esmeralda / River Danube

on 15th Jun 2016, by

We travelled by North Sea Ferries from Hull on our outward & return journey to the Danube in comfortable twin bedded cabins with buffet dinner & breakfast included. We also had stops in...

3752 views , 33 of 36 people found this useful

First European River Cruise.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Esmeralda / River Danube

on 10th Jun 2016, by

We've been to half a dozen short U.K. breaks with Shearings holidays and always got what was expected. They provide a cheap and cheerful experience, that has always been value for money. Would a...

4004 views , 23 of 35 people found this useful , 3 comments

Good Value Cruise.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Rhine

on 29th May 2016, by

This was the second time we have sailed on the MPS Da Vinci. We had such a good time last year sailing on the Danube that we decided to go again on the Rhine/Moselle/Saar trip. This ship is...

2241 views , 9 of 10 people found this useful

Lovely Cruise - Well Done Mps Rotterdam.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Rotterdam / River Rhine

on 8th Jan 2016, by

This year after being widowed decided to spend Christmas away from home so my friend and I booked a river cruise on the Rhine with Shearings MPS Rotterdam and we were not disappointed. We went via...

3498 views , 21 of 21 people found this useful

Mv Virginia Christmas 2014 Very Disappointing.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Virginia / Europe

on 19th Jan 2015, by

The cabin was TINY. We paid a premium for a cabin upgrade but were told that an empty cabin that we had seen opposite our friends' had already been reallocated. We subsequently never saw anyone...

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Poor.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MV Esmeralda / River Danube

on 15th Sep 2014, by

Just returned from cruise on Esmerelda ,Cabins were extremely small,had to keep moving suitcase around and not enough storage space to completely unpack.Choice of menu most nights was pork or fish...

6871 views , 21 of 32 people found this useful

Da Vinci River Cruise On The Danube.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / Europe

on 6th Aug 2014, by

We travelled by coach to Linz on July 15th to join the Da Vinci River cruise. The coach journey took 2 days from the central pick up point, we travelled for 13 hours on the first day (feeder coach...

7128 views , 32 of 34 people found this useful , 1 comment

The Grand Danube Explorer Was Marvelous !

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Danube

on 5th Aug 2014, by

We've just have a marvellous cruise along the Danube on board the MPS Da Vinci. ( Shearings 'Grand Danube Explorer' holiday, travelling via coach, with an overnight in a hotel in Liege). The ship...

4043 views , 16 of 20 people found this useful

The Wonderful Da Vinci With A Touch Of Luxury.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Danube

on 5th Aug 2014, by

Arrived at the Da Vinci at 8-20pm, a warm reception from the Captain and his Officers, a welcome handshake from the Captain. Time only to freshen up before Dinner at 8-30pm. We met our table...

3281 views , 9 of 12 people found this useful

Shearings Da Vinci Blue Danube River Cruise.

SHEARINGS CRUISES / MPS Da Vinci / River Danube

on 31st Jul 2014, by

I have been to ocean cruises, wanted to try a river cruise to see the difference.It was a nice cruise, of course not grand as the ocean cruise. Outward journey took 2 whole days overland to join...

5482 views , 11 of 16 people found this useful , 4 comments
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