Azura - Caribbean 2013

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#3
Warwickshire, UK
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Originally posted by Patsy Flower
Does anyone know when Azura will be in the Caribbean in 2013 and if any dates etc have been announced?
No dates have yet been announced since the withdrawal from the world cruise other than it will be in the Caribbean.
Expect something soon
Brian
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#4
Chichester
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Originally posted by cosytoes
No It's Ventura only.
Not anymore :-)
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#5
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Joined Apr 2008
My brother was originally booked on Azura's World Cruise next January (he's now going on Aurora) and was informed that next year she will be sailing in the Caribbean
#6
England
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Joined Jul 2011
[center]Azura
A301N
7th January 2013
3
Western Europe Sampler
£249
Azura
A302N
10th January 2013
14
Caribbean Transatlantic
£999
Azura
A302A
10th January 2013
21
Caribbean Transatlantic
£1599
Azura
A303N
24th January 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern A
£1499
Azura
A303A
31st January 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern B
£1499
Azura
A304N
7th February 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern A
£1549
Azura
A304A
14th February 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern B
£1549
Azura
A305N
21th February 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern A
£1549
Azura
A305A
28th February 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern B
£1549
Azura
A306N
7th March 2013
14
Caribbean Eastern A
£1549
Azura
A306A
14th March 2013
21
Caribbean Transatlantic
£1799
Azura
A307N
21th March 2013
14
Caribbean Transatlantic
£1049

Please click on the link,

http://www.podeals.com/azura-caribbe...ses-2013.phtml

the link will give you cruise code, dates (between 7th January & 21st March 2013), duration, cruise name (location) and price from pp.

Enjoy
#7
manchester england
120 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
Hi
Looking at P&O website to try to get a good deal. I looked at Azura A303N 24/1/13 cruise and I think these prices do not include flights.
Is that anybody else's impression.
#8
Chichester
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Originally posted by manchester lass
Hi
Looking at P&O website to try to get a good deal. I looked at Azura A303N 24/1/13 cruise and I think these prices do not include flights.
Is that anybody else's impression.
Prices on p&o website include flights.
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#9
UK
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Joined Sep 2010
Interesting that although these cruises are not supposed to be on sale until tomorrow the single cabins and suites are showing as sold out!!

That doesn't seem right or fair or am I missing something.
#10
london
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Joined May 2011
I noticed that yesterday as well. Although I didn't try to use it there seemed to be a 'book now' option on the screen...maybe some people were very quick off the mark! Same on more than one cruise I looked at.

Anyway, my TA was on the phone at 8:30 this morning and we have booked the transatlantic/caribbean 21 night cruise on 10th January! The extra week of the transatlantic crossing is only an extra £200! (Is that because winter transatlantic crossings are a nightmare???!!!)

Now I have to start saving hard to pay for it all!
Has anyone else been so rash?
#11
UK
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Joined Sep 2010
No, the book now option was not working. I tried several times last night and early this morning.

The booking screens went live at 8am when P & O started taking bookings on the phone.

So why were the single cabins and the suites sold out??

I have made a booking but alas not a 21 day booking. I was told the other day by my travel agent that prices for Ventura are going to drop, probably tomorrow.
I think this is because at the moment prices for Ventura are much higher than the prices which have gone "live" today for Azura.
#12
london
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[quote=Patsy Flower;32661656]No, the book now option was not working. I tried several times last night and early this morning.

The booking screens went live at 8am when P & O started taking bookings on the phone.

So why were the single cabins and the suites sold out??

Hi Patsy Flower,

I was reading on the P and O website, that one of the privileges of Portunus Points (if you can collect enough) is to be able to book 2 days ahead of general release...at least that's what I gathered...maybe that's the answer!

Interesting about Ventura dropping its prices, though. P and O seem to be making it up as they go!!!
#13
UK
143 Posts
Joined Sep 2010
Well maybe you are right and it is a perk for "collecting your points".

I have been monitoring the prices on Ventura since my travel agent advised me last week that P & O were to drop the Ventura prices to bring them in line with the launch prices of Azura. She told me that they would drop on the 29th Feb. I have just checked this morning and they have still not been reduced.

It will be interesting to see what happens.

For example a cruise on the 18th January on Ventura is significantly higher than one on Azura on the 24th January.
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We've booked today for the 14 night cruise on 10th January 2013 and have started a thread on the roll call so please join.
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#15
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I have been checking prices on Ventura for several weeks. My travel agent told me that when the Azura bookings were launched prices for Ventura would drop.

I didn't think they had as the main screens are still showing the same prices. However, if you do a mock booking huge discounts show at the end of the booking process.

The prices for Ventura for two passengers in a JD grade on the 18th or 11th January have dropped by about £458.00!

This brings the price in line with the Azura launch price.

It will be interesting to see what happens in the months ahead although I am a firm believer in that if you have made a booking and are happy with the price that should be enough.