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Ships sailed on:
Vistafjord, Caronia, QE2, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth Maiden Voyage, Aurora, Arcadia, Oriana, Oceana, Artemis, Ventura, Balmoral, Adonia, Discovery, Royal Princess (2013 ship), Nautica
Also Rhine and Dutch river cruises
Independence of the Seas, Azura, Artania, Prinsendam, Maasdam, Crystal Symphony, Saga Sapphire, Saga Pearl II
To come: Adonia - Iberia and N Africa 2014 Zaandam - South America & Antarctica 2015 Queen Victoria 175 voyage May 2015 Oriana - central Med Sept 2015
I have just booked my 1st mini cruise on Oceana but in August and I am led to believe that there is a big difference in a short cruise to a full length one. These mini cruises are now being called the party cruises because of the hen weekends etc that go on them. 1st time cruisers have been known never to sail again because of the experience.
I have been on a few cruises but have chosen a mini cruise to celebrate a special anniversary with the family, so we won't mind a bit of partying.
We will also be onboard as a couple celebrating my husband's 50-something birthday - we will try and smuggle a bottle of wine on board to celebrate! First time for us on a very short cruise too, but this one fits in with work and our desire to go to Guernsey (I have not been in 20 years.)
Chelsea1, no need to smuggle anything on board as this is allowed with P and O. On our last P and O cruise we took 3 boxes of wine on board (well it was for 12 days) haha.
I am so hoping the ship stops at Guernsey as it depends on the swell whether the tenders cope. It has been a bit of hit and miss recently. I have never been before and looking forward to it.
My mate at work just booked this for himself and his wife, it's their first cruise but are very open minded and lovely people! They got it for £129 each which is an absolute bargain!
__________________ Forthcoming Cruises:
August 2013 - HAL Nieuw Amsterdam:Barcelona - Venice
August 2013 - Ventura - Western Med May 2013 - P & O Aurora
2012 P & O Ventura - Bruges. June 2012 P & O Azura - Western Europe.
Oct 2011 RCCI - Independence of the Seas - Canaries July 2010 Grand Princess - Scandanavia
Oct 2009 P & O Oceana - Western Med May 2009 NCL - Norwegian Jade - Guernsey
Oct 2008 RCCI - Independence of the Seas - Canaries Sept 2008 - P & O Ventura - Bruges.
Oct 2007 - OV1 - Cruise & Stay, Crete to Southampton. Oct 2006 - OV1 - Southampton to & around Western Med.
May 2005 - OV1 - Western Med. Oct 97 - Dawn Princess - Carribean
Nov 96 - QE2 - Canaries