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#21
Southsea
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I have 2 or 3 in mind, but will wait until on board Azura this Saturday, to take advantage of the low deposit, and extra OBC. These will then revert to my TA for the extra discount��. I like to book early, but who knows what's around the corner and the £50 deposit is less than my insurance excess, so makes sense for me. Not to mention the extra few ££££s in my account for the next 18-24 months.��

Hi Bruce, So if you book on board you only need to pay £50 deposit, am I reading that right.? And also you can then revert the booking to your t/a? How do you do that then if you dont mind me asking.
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#22
Chesterfield
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Originally posted by terrierjohn
Just had our Aurora April 2019 Med cruise confirmed, our TA said she managed to secure the last available accessible balcony for us.
First time on Aurora for us, I do hope she lives up to some of the hype on here and that we don't miss the extent of bars and entertainment venues we are used to on her big sisters.
Is that R906? We are hoping to book onboard Azura next week.It will be the first time we have tried Aurora too and like the choice of entertainment etc on the larger ships.However we have sailed on Arcadia which I understand is a similar size to Aurora and were very happy on our 2 cruises on her.Interesting itinerary with I think the only opportunity to visit Malta without going on a fly cruise
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#23
West Yorkshire UK
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Originally posted by ann141
Is that R906? We are hoping to book onboard Azura next week.It will be the first time we have tried Aurora too and like the choice of entertainment etc on the larger ships.However we have sailed on Arcadia which I understand is a similar size to Aurora and were very happy on our 2 cruises on her.Interesting itinerary with I think the only opportunity to visit Malta without going on a fly cruise
It is indeed Ann, I hope you get a good deal next week, and let us both hope that we enjoy the experience.
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March 92 - Carnival's Carnivale - Bahamas . October 97 - Thomson's Emerald, Med. Nov 2000 - Superstar Gemini, Straits of Malacca. Jan 2004 - Coral Princess - Panama-Carib. June 2005 - Island Princess - Alaska. Jan 2006 - P&O Arcadia - East/southern Carib. Feb 2007 - Celebrity Millenium - Eastern Carib. June 2007 - Tahitian Princess - Honolulu to Papeete. Feb 2008 - Sapphire Princess - Sydney to Auckland. Sept 2008 Emerald Princess - Mediterranean. March 2009 - Coral Princess - Panama Canal. Feb 2010 Celebrity Solstice - Eastern Caribbean . Aug 2011 P&O Azura- Canaries. June 2012 P&O Ventura Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2012 Celebrity Eclipse - Western Med; Apr 2013 P&O Azura Western Med. June 2013 Celebrity Eclipse - Baltic. Oct 2013 P&O Azura - Central Med. May 2014 Emerald Princess N. Spain & France. Sept. 2014 Celebrity Eclipse-Canaries & Azores, Apr 2015 P&O Britannia - W Med. June 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Canaries & Azores. Jan 2016 P&O Ventura - No Fly Caribbean. Jun 2016 Eclipse - Baltic. Aug 2016 - Britannia Fjords, May 2017 - Azura W. Med.



#24
South Lincolnshire
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If it is of any help, we received P&O's sister company Cunard full brochure this morning, 200 pages covering QE and QV till October 2019 and QM 2 till 8th December 2019.
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#25
Staffordshire
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Originally posted by Selbourne
Have people received a new full size P&O brochure for cruises up to October 2019? I received a thin summary version from P&O last week, but someone was quoting from the 'new brochure' on the thread regarding the policy on taking alcohol on board. The P&O website only shows the old version with cruises up to Spring 2019. Thanks.
We received the full P&O brochure up to Oct 19 delivered last week and was very surprised to receive it as we havent booked a cruise with P&O for a while so perhaps they sent it to try and entice us back.
#26
Cambridgeshire
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Originally posted by Presto2
So you've booked with Princess? I'm confused
Any ship like Oceana will interest us.
Where is she now and what is she called?

If you do a wikipedia search for "Sun Class Ships" you can find all the sisters of Oceana but it's a small class of three.

A similar wikipedia search for "Renaissance - 'R' Class Ships" will reveal where all the Adonia sisters are. This is a bigger family with no less than eight sisters all very similar, which might surprise some people.

Regards John
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#27
England
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Originally posted by terrierjohn
Just had our Aurora April 2019 Med cruise confirmed, our TA said she managed to secure the last available accessible balcony for us.
First time on Aurora for us, I do hope she lives up to some of the hype on here and that we don't miss the extent of bars and entertainment venues we are used to on her big sisters.
Very interesting. We are booked on that cruise John and, having received confirmation today of our allocated accessible balcony cabin, are pleased that we received our first choice - thanks to our P&O Personal Cruise Specialist who nabbed it for us at 8am.

We did our first Aurora cruise in May and absolutely loved both the ship and the passenger profile. The accessible balcony cabins on Aurora are excellent. They are very large with spacious wet rooms and, although not stated, have sofas as well. They are far superior to the ones on Arcadia. The only slight negatives were the rubbish TV's (which I am hoping will be replaced by then) and the automatic cabin doors, which stay open too long, meaning that you are 'on show' for a bit when you enter the cabin and have to loiter in the corridor when leaving to wait for them to close.

I'm not a fan of most of the entertainment on P&O ships, but we had a fantastic classical violinist and pianist (Harmony Duo) who gave recitals of both classical and contemporary music in the Playhouse on at least 4 nights. The Headliners Theatre group were good dancers but appalling singers, but left after our cruise and, as we know, they chop and change anyway. Overall, we found the entertainment on offer to be better than on our 3 Britannia cruises.

Food and service in the main Freedom dining room was faultless throughout. The Beach House was excellent but Sindhu poor, mostly due to the ambiance (it's an extension of the coffee shop during the day and is noisy being adjacent to the small and congested atrium). We missed not having an Epicurean, but we loved the Glasshouse, which is not well used so is always easy to get a seat.

The ship isn't as accessible in public areas for wheelchair users as the newer ones, but we didn't have too many issues and worked around them.
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674(A) Oriana 14/5/96. Southampton to Istanbul (Fly back). 8 nights. Outside Cabin.
E620 Oceana 11/8/06. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Outside Cabin.
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X912 Oriana 24/7/09. Baltic. 14 nights. Outside Cabin.
A118 Azura 5/8/11. Eastern Mediterranean. 16 nights. Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin.
N321 Ventura 18/8/13. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin.
B517 Britannia 15/8/15. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Forward Suite + Balcony Cabin.
B622 Britannia 23/7/16. Norwegian Fjords. 7 nights. Forward Suite + Adjacent Balcony Cabin.
N703 Ventura 15/2/17. Amsterdam & Bruges. 4 nights. Penthouse Suite.
R705 Aurora 13/5/17. Baltic. 16 nights. Accessible Balcony Cabin.
B721 Britannia 22/7/17. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Aft Suite + Adjacent Balcony Cabin.
#28
1,277 Posts
Joined Apr 2010
Originally posted by john watson
If you do a wikipedia search for "Sun Class Ships" you can find all the sisters of Oceana but it's a small class of three.

A similar wikipedia search for "Renaissance - 'R' Class Ships" will reveal where all the Adonia sisters are. This is a bigger family with no less than eight sisters all very similar, which might surprise some people.

Regards John
Princess often base a Renaissance ship in Dover for the summer, however from my experience make sure you are sat down when looking up prices.
#29
Stoke on Trent, England
4,914 Posts
Joined Apr 2008
Originally posted by Thejuggler
Princess often base a Renaissance ship in Dover for the summer, however from my experience make sure you are sat down when looking up prices.
Made me laugh. We have been looking for a special cruise for 2019 and have checked out Viking, Oceania, Regent to name a few. Sitting down when we saw the prices didn't help
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P&O Oceana 08.04.15 : Western Med
P&O Oceana 19.04.14 : Iberian Cruise
RCI Independence of the Seas 29.10.13 : Mini cruise
Celebrity Silhouette 12:08:13 : Greek Islands / Italy
Celebrity Silhouette 10:08:12 : Adriatic / Venice
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#30
Hampshire,England
334 Posts
Joined Jan 2013
Yes, us too! Four cruises now booked for the next two years!!!


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#31
West Yorkshire UK
3,149 Posts
Joined Jul 2004
Originally posted by Selbourne
Very interesting. We are booked on that cruise John and, having received confirmation today of our allocated accessible balcony cabin, are pleased that we received our first choice - thanks to our P&O Personal Cruise Specialist who nabbed it for us at 8am.

We did our first Aurora cruise in May and absolutely loved both the ship and the passenger profile. The accessible balcony cabins on Aurora are excellent. They are very large with spacious wet rooms and, although not stated, have sofas as well. They are far superior to the ones on Arcadia. The only slight negatives were the rubbish TV's (which I am hoping will be replaced by then) and the automatic cabin doors, which stay open too long, meaning that you are 'on show' for a bit when you enter the cabin and have to loiter in the corridor when leaving to wait for them to close.

I'm not a fan of most of the entertainment on P&O ships, but we had a fantastic classical violinist and pianist (Harmony Duo) who gave recitals of both classical and contemporary music in the Playhouse on at least 4 nights. The Headliners Theatre group were good dancers but appalling singers, but left after our cruise and, as we know, they chop and change anyway. Overall, we found the entertainment on offer to be better than on our 3 Britannia cruises.

Food and service in the main Freedom dining room was faultless throughout. The Beach House was excellent but Sindhu poor, mostly due to the ambiance (it's an extension of the coffee shop during the day and is noisy being adjacent to the small and congested atrium). We missed not having an Epicurean, but we loved the Glasshouse, which is not well used so is always easy to get a seat.

The ship isn't as accessible in public areas for wheelchair users as the newer ones, but we didn't have too many issues and worked around them.
Interesting info Selbourne I was going to ask you if you have any other photos of the cabin, I have already seen one of yours on-line, or to find out a bit more of the cabin configuration, as my wife can only use her left side.
Our cabin is 154 on A deck, which I think will be the same layout as C152 which you had in May, from the photo I assume the bathroom is on the right as you enter, and the bed head is also on the right, I think yours was set up as a double, from memory where do think the right hand bed would be if set up as a twin, would it be right up against the bathroom dividing wall or not?
I had gathered that Aurora was probably not as easy to get around as Azura/Ventura/Britannia, but we thought we ought to give it a try, although this cruise has at least 2 tender ports, that's assuming Cueta is not tendered, because my wife cannot step into a tender. It also has Rome where we no longer go ashore so we are likely to be on board more than ashore.
Perhaps one of us needs to set up a roll call thread so we can chat amongst ourselves!
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March 92 - Carnival's Carnivale - Bahamas . October 97 - Thomson's Emerald, Med. Nov 2000 - Superstar Gemini, Straits of Malacca. Jan 2004 - Coral Princess - Panama-Carib. June 2005 - Island Princess - Alaska. Jan 2006 - P&O Arcadia - East/southern Carib. Feb 2007 - Celebrity Millenium - Eastern Carib. June 2007 - Tahitian Princess - Honolulu to Papeete. Feb 2008 - Sapphire Princess - Sydney to Auckland. Sept 2008 Emerald Princess - Mediterranean. March 2009 - Coral Princess - Panama Canal. Feb 2010 Celebrity Solstice - Eastern Caribbean . Aug 2011 P&O Azura- Canaries. June 2012 P&O Ventura Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2012 Celebrity Eclipse - Western Med; Apr 2013 P&O Azura Western Med. June 2013 Celebrity Eclipse - Baltic. Oct 2013 P&O Azura - Central Med. May 2014 Emerald Princess N. Spain & France. Sept. 2014 Celebrity Eclipse-Canaries & Azores, Apr 2015 P&O Britannia - W Med. June 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Canaries & Azores. Jan 2016 P&O Ventura - No Fly Caribbean. Jun 2016 Eclipse - Baltic. Aug 2016 - Britannia Fjords, May 2017 - Azura W. Med.



#32
England
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Joined Aug 2014
Originally posted by terrierjohn
Interesting info Selbourne I was going to ask you if you have any other photos of the cabin, I have already seen one of yours on-line, or to find out a bit more of the cabin configuration, as my wife can only use her left side.
Our cabin is 154 on A deck, which I think will be the same layout as C152 which you had in May, from the photo I assume the bathroom is on the right as you enter, and the bed head is also on the right, I think yours was set up as a double, from memory where do think the right hand bed would be if set up as a twin, would it be right up against the bathroom dividing wall or not?
I had gathered that Aurora was probably not as easy to get around as Azura/Ventura/Britannia, but we thought we ought to give it a try, although this cruise has at least 2 tender ports, that's assuming Cueta is not tendered, because my wife cannot step into a tender. It also has Rome where we no longer go ashore so we are likely to be on board more than ashore.
Perhaps one of us needs to set up a roll call thread so we can chat amongst ourselves!
Hi John. I should think that A154 is identical to C152 but by luck we are staying in A154 in March, so I will be able to confirm for you and am very happy to check on any specific questions you have then. I do have more photos of C152 but had real problems trying to post them when I wrote my review, hence why only one is shown.

Yes, the bathroom is on the right, with the door at a slight angle on the corner. There is a slight ramp up to the bathroom door that rises up from all sides. The bed was also on the right, and when set up as a double had two chests of drawers each side. I can see from my other photos that each chest of drawers is free standing, so I should think that when set up as a twin the configuration would be one chest of drawers, single bed, two chests of drawers between the beds, single bed, chest of drawers. In that configuration, I would say that there would still be around 2 foot between the bed and the bathroom wall, but if it was an issue I would think you could ask the steward to reposition one of the two chests of drawers that would be between the beds, narrowing the gap between the beds and providing more room by the bathroom.

My wife is also unable to use tenders nowadays so will also have to stay on board at Sorrento and Propriano, which is a shame as they are both new ports for us, as is Ceuta but we are scheduled to be alongside there.

You won't have too many issues with the wheelchair. The main issues are that you can't go the length of deck 8 as there are steps (we learnt that the first time we tried and then used other floors thereafter), none of the doors out on to the promenade deck are automated and the theatre and Playhouse are poorly configured, in that although they have reserved disabled seats at the end of several rows, only one row is step free, allowing the wheelchair user to sit alongside their companion. We found that these were always the first seats that disabled guests sat in, even if they were able to use steps. One or two would move when they saw the wheelchair but most didn't budge. Beyond that, we had no other issues with the wheelchair and my wife absolutely loved the ship, as did I. Although it was our first cruise on Aurora in May, we now have four more cruises booked on her, which tells you all you need to know!
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674(A) Oriana 14/5/96. Southampton to Istanbul (Fly back). 8 nights. Outside Cabin.
E620 Oceana 11/8/06. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Outside Cabin.
E720 Oceana 12/8/07. Canaries. 13 nights. Outside Cabin.
X912 Oriana 24/7/09. Baltic. 14 nights. Outside Cabin.
A118 Azura 5/8/11. Eastern Mediterranean. 16 nights. Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin.
N321 Ventura 18/8/13. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin.
B517 Britannia 15/8/15. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Forward Suite + Balcony Cabin.
B622 Britannia 23/7/16. Norwegian Fjords. 7 nights. Forward Suite + Adjacent Balcony Cabin.
N703 Ventura 15/2/17. Amsterdam & Bruges. 4 nights. Penthouse Suite.
R705 Aurora 13/5/17. Baltic. 16 nights. Accessible Balcony Cabin.
B721 Britannia 22/7/17. Western Mediterranean. 14 nights. Aft Suite + Adjacent Balcony Cabin.
#33
Surrey
365 Posts
Joined Mar 2013
Originally posted by Florry
I'm booking onboard at the end of the month, I need to check how long the opening prices are held for. Glad you are all sorted Dai!


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Says on the email received today, you need to book by 30 November 2017 to get the extra discounts.
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#35
Staffordshire
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Joined Sep 2010
Originally posted by Florry
I'm booking onboard at the end of the month, I need to check how long the opening prices are held for. Glad you are all sorted Dai!


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It will be a gamble the discounts applicable will be held until November but cruise prices will not and fluid pricing might kick in for popular cruises. You might find by waiting you get the obc for booking onboard but the actual cruise price might have increased more so negates the advantage of waiting for obc only you can decide whether to book now or wait.
#36
Cambridgeshire
2,472 Posts
Joined Dec 2011
Originally posted by Thejuggler
Princess often base a Renaissance ship in Dover for the summer, however from my experience make sure you are sat down when looking up prices.
Yes, I have booked one of these ex-Dover round trip cruises. I got in on a sale deal, however I realise that Princess, sales are of the DFS sofa type.


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#37
West Yorkshire UK
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Joined Jul 2004
Originally posted by ann141
Is that R906? We are hoping to book onboard Azura next week.It will be the first time we have tried Aurora too and like the choice of entertainment etc on the larger ships.However we have sailed on Arcadia which I understand is a similar size to Aurora and were very happy on our 2 cruises on her.Interesting itinerary with I think the only opportunity to visit Malta without going on a fly cruise
Ann, the price for a balcony cabin has already increased by £100pp from the prices available from pre registration. I hope they don't escalate further before your next cruise.
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#38
Chesterfield
750 Posts
Joined Jan 2014
Originally posted by terrierjohn
Ann, the price for a balcony cabin has already increased by £100pp from the prices available from pre registration. I hope they don't escalate further before your next cruise.
Yes, I realise thats the risk we have to take.However we sail on saturday and will probably book an inside cabin and so far the price hasn t increased.Not keen on booking before then as my niece got engaged yesterday and has said she hopes to get married in 2019, just not sure when! I don t mind losing the £50 deposit incase the dates clashed but wouldn t want to lose 15%
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#39
West Yorkshire UK
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Originally posted by ann141
Yes, I realise thats the risk we have to take.However we sail on saturday and will probably book an inside cabin and so far the price hasn t increased.Not keen on booking before then as my niece got engaged yesterday and has said she hopes to get married in 2019, just not sure when! I don t mind losing the £50 deposit incase the dates clashed but wouldn t want to lose 15%
Sorry to disappoint you Ann but although the headline price is shown as £1399pp, when you attempt a booking the cheapest inside cabins are now £1499. But I agree the lower deposit might in your case be worth the extra price.
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The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. (Winston Churchill 1874-1965)
Future cruises --- Sept 2017 - RCI Navigator OTS - Canaries & N Africa.,Feb 2018 Ventura - Caribbean & USA., June 2018 Ventura - W. Med. Sept 2018 Azura - CanariesJan 2019 Ventura - Caribbean
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March 92 - Carnival's Carnivale - Bahamas . October 97 - Thomson's Emerald, Med. Nov 2000 - Superstar Gemini, Straits of Malacca. Jan 2004 - Coral Princess - Panama-Carib. June 2005 - Island Princess - Alaska. Jan 2006 - P&O Arcadia - East/southern Carib. Feb 2007 - Celebrity Millenium - Eastern Carib. June 2007 - Tahitian Princess - Honolulu to Papeete. Feb 2008 - Sapphire Princess - Sydney to Auckland. Sept 2008 Emerald Princess - Mediterranean. March 2009 - Coral Princess - Panama Canal. Feb 2010 Celebrity Solstice - Eastern Caribbean . Aug 2011 P&O Azura- Canaries. June 2012 P&O Ventura Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2012 Celebrity Eclipse - Western Med; Apr 2013 P&O Azura Western Med. June 2013 Celebrity Eclipse - Baltic. Oct 2013 P&O Azura - Central Med. May 2014 Emerald Princess N. Spain & France. Sept. 2014 Celebrity Eclipse-Canaries & Azores, Apr 2015 P&O Britannia - W Med. June 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Iceland & Fjords. Sept 2015 Celebrity Eclipse - Canaries & Azores. Jan 2016 P&O Ventura - No Fly Caribbean. Jun 2016 Eclipse - Baltic. Aug 2016 - Britannia Fjords, May 2017 - Azura W. Med.



#40
Chesterfield
750 Posts
Joined Jan 2014
Originally posted by terrierjohn
Sorry to disappoint you Ann but although the headline price is shown as £1399pp, when you attempt a booking the cheapest inside cabins are now £1499. But I agree the lower deposit might in your case be worth the extra price.
Thats disappointing.However I am not surprised as the Itinerary is interesting and hubby definitately wants to visit Malta without having to fly! I will have to console myself with the fact that if it has gone up a little in a week it will have risen dramatically this time next year so will still have a bargain!
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