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We were on a B2B over christmas and NY on Ventura...
We were on a B2B over christmas and NY on Ventura - similar to Azura. We mostly go Celebrity and occasionally Cunard. As far as Pando is concerned.....the word 'bargepole' springs to mind!!;p
I hate the smell of their toiletries!! Shampoo...
I hate the smell of their toiletries!! Shampoo is OK instead of washing powder:D
Sailed on many Celebrity ships and also on Jade...
Sailed on many Celebrity ships and also on Jade and, our favourite, the Spirit.

Enjoyed both lines. Always enjoy our cruises except our last one on P&O Ventura. Never again Pando!!!
I second the OP. On the Ventura at Christmas,...
I second the OP. On the Ventura at Christmas, after two or three 'deep cleans' at the commencement of cruises, staff were not even changing tablecloths between diners. Only after 'someone' was...
Quite right. Aqua was 'invented' to make more...
Quite right. Aqua was 'invented' to make more money out of cabins which were normally hard to sell:p

Brilliant marketing. I suggest another special restaurant just for inside cabins with free...
When they first 'invented' Concierge Class, it...
When they first 'invented' Concierge Class, it was lots of little touches.

I remember pink towels one day, changed to green the next day.

Breakfast was laid out beautifully on a white cloth,...
Perfectly content with our 1A cabins -...
Perfectly content with our 1A cabins - walk-in-shower as we can't manage a bath - and location, location, location. Bonus of a huge balcony.

We were top level until along came Zenith and...
Sums it up to a 'T'!!!
Sums it up to a 'T'!!!
Been in the Yacht Club on MSC - a wonderful...
Been in the Yacht Club on MSC - a wonderful experience.
I have actually changed to 6.30 dining for our...
I have actually changed to 6.30 dining for our upcoming 28 days B2B on Silly after years of mytime dining. My mother is very elderly and even on recent cruises on the Eclipse, we were having...
I can assure all my fellow Brits that there WILL...
I can assure all my fellow Brits that there WILL BE A KETTLE in the cabins, as well as extra tea stations!! Policy for Celebrity ships out of Southampton.
Well, after three cruises, just after Christmas,...
Well, after three cruises, just after Christmas, someone was brought on board to deal with the noro situation.

Took three cruises and ruining countless peoples holidays, before the geniuses at...
I am not surprised repairs needed - thought after...
I am not surprised repairs needed - thought after the dreadful noises the ship was making when she listed in the Bay of Biscay, that some damage must have taken place.

Have to hope that its the...
Hi Minikiss - we were also in bed - I woke up...
Hi Minikiss - we were also in bed - I woke up when a glass of water on the bedside table hit me full-on - went all over me, I got up, fell and rolled into balcony door. The noise the ship was making...
Apparently, it was built because it was felt...
Apparently, it was built because it was felt that, as a major cruise port, there should be a top-class hotel in Southampton.

The P&O care team had recommended the Elizabeth House, which is a B&B. ...
P&O Care Team Southampton
Unfortunately, like many other passengers, we had problems after disembarking Ventura last week.

I have to compliment the Pando care team at Southampton for the interest and help they offered in...
SOUTHAMPTON - fantastic new HOTEL
SOUTHAMPTON - fantastic new 5* HOTEL

Due to a medical problem we had to find a hotel as we couldn't get back to London.

We ended up at the new HARBOUR HOTEL in Ocean Village, overlooking the...
But if you sit at a table where staff can't be...
But if you sit at a table where staff can't be bothered to change the tablecloth and the previous diner has noro or hasn't bothered to wash their hands...........bingo!! Noro 1 - diner nil!

When...
Yes, but keeping the ship clean is the answer!!
Yes, but keeping the ship clean is the answer!!
We boarded on the 9th for a B2B and boarding was...
We boarded on the 9th for a B2B and boarding was delayed for a 'deep cleaning'. So it was onboard from at least mid-November-ish!!.

About the 12th December I complained that Beach House breakfast...
We meet again daiB - same subject. :p:p ...
We meet again daiB - same subject. :p:p


We are also on this cruise with you kisskiss (B2B)- same problem, as we have a 3.30 boarding, which no-one in their right mind would arrange to arrive at...
Selbourne -Wish we could!! Dreading December 9th...
Selbourne -Wish we could!! Dreading December 9th - I just haven't the strength to push the chair and pull the case full of meds/appliances. Neither can I walk around West Quay for three hours...
Agree - the smell is DISGUSTING!! I make a point...
Agree - the smell is DISGUSTING!! I make a point of mentioning it on questionnaires etc - no-one takes any notice or comments!!
We did Ventura in February and Eclipse in June...
We did Ventura in February and Eclipse in June and September.

Unfortunately, we were not terribly impressed with Pando. Except that the entertainment was far better on Pando. However, we are...
Yikes!! However, on Eclipse B2B much more...
Yikes!! However, on Eclipse B2B much more noticeable in cabin on starboard side. Oh well, here's hoping our starboard hump will avoid excess vibration.