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Even 15% is more than 0% - we have cruised with...
Even 15% is more than 0% - we have cruised with Cunard and even after only 5 nights we really noticed the difference that having 15% added to our on board spend made, added to which the wine is so...
You'll find out which are the formal nights as...
You'll find out which are the formal nights as soon as you board. The only certain thing is that it won't be the final night before you reach Southampton. If you book a Select Dining night and then...
I think Princess have Alaska covered. Assume as...
I think Princess have Alaska covered. Assume as has been said Carnival wouldn't think it worthwhile to put a P&O ship out there when it could be in the Mediterranean giving both cruises from...
We have, apart from one cruise, always had...
We have, apart from one cruise, always had Premium Economy seats when flying to the Caribbean. We have never been given free access to the Airport Lounge. We've always booked it ourselves as it's a...
It seems to me Tracey that it may depend on the...
It seems to me Tracey that it may depend on the Check in person as to what mood they are in. Some are really smiley and helpful whereas others show that they'd rather not be there. I would prepare...
When we last ate in The Beach House, can't...
When we last ate in The Beach House, can't remember which ship, our problem with that was the meal was huge. The steak was very enjoyable but then I seem to remember it came with huge mushrooms,...
We were surprised on a recent cruise that the...
We were surprised on a recent cruise that the Black and White Formal Evening, usually the Gala Night had a normal menu served at dinner. Then the next night, which was Smart Casual was the MPW menu!...
We certainly wouldn't be tempted to try MSC, not...
We certainly wouldn't be tempted to try MSC, not even by the offers mentioned. It would still be plus the 18% on board and having seen an MSC cruise on the Jane Macdonald programme it doesn't...
Pices 14 - we must have very different ideas of...
Pices 14 - we must have very different ideas of size. C749 is the suite on Oceana I was talking about. To us it is large, yes the aft suites on Azura/Ventura are small. We haven't been in the...
We did a Mediterranean Cruise on Oceana a year...
We did a Mediterranean Cruise on Oceana a year ago and were put on a BA Scheduled flight, notified after we'd booked. I'd assumed that this was because the P&O charter flights were full. We did not...
Well on our last two cruises, one on Ventura and...
Well on our last two cruises, one on Ventura and one on Aurora, the steaks I had in the MDR were fine - not as good as on offer in Epicurean on Ventura but good all the same. I usually like a steak...
I don't know which suite you have on Oceana but...
I don't know which suite you have on Oceana but our very favourites are the ones on C deck. The aft suites are fantastic, much larger than any other suite we've been on - apart from those on Adonia...
We have had varying experiences when flying on a...
We have had varying experiences when flying on a P&O flight to the Caribbean. Usually we have been asked to show our hand luggage to the check in person but only once have had it weighed - it was...
I also did a Feefo review and I didn't realise...
I also did a Feefo review and I didn't realise this would be published on the Fred Olsen website, not that I mind about that. I would say Fred Olsen is a 3*+, not quite as good as P&O. Braemar was...
The also do a bit of Estee Lauder but if you want...
The also do a bit of Estee Lauder but if you want a particular brand I should buy it before you go. There are many more perfumes than make up.
My husband did this trip on, I think it was...
My husband did this trip on, I think it was Oceana. Numbers were restricted to, I think about 10 - 12. They went all over the ship, backstage at the theatre, food storage area, galley etc. etc. It...
We've usually taken a bottle of Pimms - enjoy it...
We've usually taken a bottle of Pimms - enjoy it in the Caribbean especially - plus possibly a bottle or two of champagne. We used to take a bottle of Gin but it's so reasonable to buy on board we...
As far as I know P&O have no plans to introduce...
As far as I know P&O have no plans to introduce an all inclusive drinks package and you will find that many cruisers do not want it. I don't know how you could have a drink from your bottle of wine...
We have met people who have complained about a...
We have met people who have complained about a particular port - Dominica comes to mind - saying what a dreadful port and why had we stopped there. It then materialised that all they had done was...
They've recently introduced a new menu for Cafe...
They've recently introduced a new menu for Cafe Jardin which was publicised on their website. I thought they wouldn't do that if they were getting rid of Cafe Jardin, but you never know! I also...
My husband also wears boat or deck shoes to smart...
My husband also wears boat or deck shoes to smart casual evenings, or whatever they're called now. He doesn't tend to wear trainers during the day anyway but I would think dark/black trainers...
Well according to latest reports, no it's...
Well according to latest reports, no it's staying, but then P&O don't have a good track record at letting us know what's happening! We love Cafe Jardin for breakfast and lunch and the occasional...
We did a fly cruise to the Caribbean to celebrate...
We did a fly cruise to the Caribbean to celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary. Ours was a 14 night flying from Gatwick to Southampton and then return to Gatwick. We had a wonderful time. If this...
On our last trip on Oceana, just over a year ago,...
On our last trip on Oceana, just over a year ago, we were chatting with a couple at lunch in the MDR. They said they thought the food in the MDR in the evening was very poor compared to their...
I remember when we first booked with P&O in 2005...
I remember when we first booked with P&O in 2005 we booked a mini suite and got Premium Seats plus an hold allowance of 30kg included in the booking. Those were the days!