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Hi.

 

After many years on P&O we are considering Celebrity next year as they do Baltics sailings in school holidays which P&O don’t.

 

Anyone any opinions (positive or negative) on Celebrity vs P&O?

 

The ship we are looking at is Celebrity Silhouette if that makes any difference.

 

Thanks.

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Personally I think Celebrity is a class above P&O. The passenger mix will be much more cosmopolitan. Auto tips are more expensive, and these plus the fact that on board currency is $ needs to be taken into account when working out the total cost, although there are occasional promotiobal drink packages on offer.

 

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Celebrity are excellent, but you need to track prices and book when they are low.

 

We grabbed a bargain for the Baltics this year. Celebrity did the Baltics back to back for about 5 trips so plenty of cabins for school holidays.

 

 

They also reduced prices for family cabins.

 

 

Ensure you get an inclusive drinks package as drinks are very expensive. i.e 330ml bottle of Stella £10. Get OBC and you can then upgrade to premium package and get a good value all inclusive holiday.

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Personally we prefer the Celebrity offering for many aspects of the cruise, the cabins are lovely, food good, a bit different and good stage shows etc. We tend to book Aqua class which has a separate dining room with a choice of lighter spa style food and the food here is really excellent compared to P&O. (I don't know what the main dining room is like recently but in the past we were always happy with it).

 

 

Suite guests also have their own seperate dining room and a lot of very nice perks if you were looking at that.

 

The drawback as others have said is the price you pay once onboard for drinks, much more expensive tips etc. You are at the mercy of the dollar rate as well which can make a huge difference. If you get a good dollar rate at the time of booking you can however pay in advance.

 

If you like a drink the premium package is worthwhile as an upgrade from the standard one that is sometimes offered part of the booking package for the lovely cocktails, beers and wines available on it.

 

There are some small annoyances like the answers to the quizzes being the US version of the answer.

 

In our experience the ships seem quieter in the evening (other than the casino areas which are extensive and not our thing). There is more atmosphere on P&O after the shows are finished at night IMO.

 

The embarcation is also far slicker and after experiencing it I guarantee the P&O version will annoy you the next time you cruise with them.

 

Both offer a good holidays but for us Celebrity has the edge (pardon the pun).

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Personally I prefer P&O, although my experience is limited. We did an Alaskan cruise on Celebrity Infinity a couple of years ago. As we had a drinks package it didn't cost us much extra on board, but it was quite expensive overall for a week. Contrary to one of the posts above, we went Aqua class and were disappointed with the food in Blu. It was great the first day but then went badly downhill with everything over cooked and dry. Breakfast was good though, and the staff were excellent.

 

All I remember about the drinks is that the onboard sparkling wine was awful, and I don't often turn down a glass of bubbly! Not all cocktails were covered in the drinks package, so I double checked every time I ordered to avoid nasty surprises on the final bill.

 

I preferred the P&O buffet, especially their curries. In fact I didn't like the Celebrity buffet at all. Rather a lot of pushing and shoving and not finding anywhere to sit.

 

If you like ballroom dancing then Celebrity were useless and P&O were excellent. Also, the formal nights on Celebrity were disappointing with not many people dressing up.

 

 

The best bit of the Celebrity cruise was the excursions, and we really enjoyed every one that we did.

 

 

Everyone's taste is different, and many will disagree with me, but I think we are just very British, and Celebrity didn't suit us.

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Our forthcoming cruise will be our first with P&O having previously sailed regularly with Celebrity and once with Cunard. Having read so many boards, there are many differing views, one of the main ones being the fixed service charge added to drinks on Celebrity. As we don't really drink alcohol then this is irrelevant to us but we are looking forward to P&O for a new experience. I am a little concerned about not having a mixture of passengers - on our last table for dinner on Celebrity we had a Russian, two Canadians, two Australians, two South Africans and a delightful lady from North Yorkshire - a real international mix. The dress codes on Celebrity are of course more relaxed and I have found adherence is "tested" on short 7-day Caribbean cruises - the longer cruises saw more elegant wear but there are no official "black tie" nights although some passengers do go the full distance.

When we return, I will check to see of this thread is still active and if so, post my comments while they are current.

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Not trying to put you off Celebrity but it might also be worth looking at Princess. As you have a lot of P&O cruises under your belt, you would be at an upper level of the Princess Captains Circle loyalty club.

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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 back on Ventura for Christmas and New Year - but it was either that or Cunard. And we are a bit bored with Cunard. Pando is perfectly acceptable - its just that the Americans understand service so much better. The Pando staff seem very set in their ways - inflexible in many ways - difficult to explain.

 

One instance - mother wanted french fries with her meal and this was refused, although it was on the menu with another dish - they did arrive after I asked to speak to the Manager!;p That would never happen on Celebrity.

 

Pando would rather have many four tops vacant rather than seating couples. Again, when all two tops are taken, Celebrity then allows couples to sit at the four tops. We have to wait far longer at peak times on Pando for the above reason. No point in couples milling around with beepers when the restaurant is half empty!! We felt the staff were rather arrogant and condescending - we are two elderly ladies on our own, but I am no longer used to being directed to the worst table in the room!! This is not the old days!!

 

Having said all this, I am sure it will be an enjoyable cruise as I now know what to expect. I love the ship itself - similar to Golden and Grand Princess on which we did many a transatlantic. The cabin layout is better for us than Celebrity - I like the dressing area on Pando. On all the ships we have a problem as we need a walk-in shower - so we cannot have a suite or deluxe balcony - but we are happy to be on C deck - midship with a very nice balcony. Just hope we get the weather to use it!!

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In reply to the OP.......although I was quite negative about celebrity in my earlier post, I wouldn’t want to put you off from trying them if the itinerary works for you. You will never really know unless you try them yourself!

If you are planning to go in school holidays that suggests you might be taking children, so do you need someone on here to comment about the kids clubs?

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We mainly cruise with P&O but have also cruised with Celebrity. Overall we find that P&O suits us better. There's things we like about Celebrity but we don't like the surcharge every time, we find the crew too "in your face" and definitely don't like the entertainment in the lounges. This matters to us as we like to relax with a couple of drinks listening to music / singers. It definitely is more cosmopolitan: our first table we had couples from the US, NZ, Canada and us! Another time it didn't work as well with difficulties in communication and it was hard work every night over dinner. Personally I prefer Princess to Celebrity.

 

If there was an itinerary we particularly liked we'd consider going with them again but if P&O were doing something similar, it would be a no brainer.

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Love both but they are both very different. Would cruise on either any time.

P&O is very British and if you like a drink FAR cheaper as you can take on your own drinks and are not limited. No service charges of 18% as on Celebrity.

Celebrity ships are a star above if you're thinking a hotel, but we don't find the evening meals any better on Celebrity, just bigger. Buffets on Celebrity are much better.

P&O more formal re dress code and lovely if you like the formal nights.

Staff on Celebrity more of your forced 'Have a nice day' - on P&O more like they say hello if they mean it !

Sailaways are more fun on P&O if you enjoy those.

We have done both and think they both have good point and negatives. Then again, no cruise line is perfect.

Just book it if you have a deal, go with an open mind and have a great time ..... and 'have a nice day!'

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Thanks all. Given me some things to consider. They have a good deal at the moment so likely to give it a try but will check Princess first as hadn’t thought of that.

 

Will appreciate any further thoughts from anyone if they have them.

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Having cruised on Celebrity as well as P&O UK and a few others. Celebrity these days has no formal nights, no jackets and ties please !! The fashion police will take them off you at embarkation, lol. :pThey have casual and chic nights, chic night is just one cut above T shirt and jeans, say polo and smart jeans.

 

I liked Celebrity, laid back, no formality, not sure traditional P&O'ers would like it.

 

Princess on which I have done about 18 cruises is somewhere in between. Although they have formal nights, jacket and tie, many don't comply and there is little enforcement.

 

But give it a go.

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No brainer, but regulars on this forum wouldn't expect me to say anything else re Celebrity vs P&O.

 

Solstice class ships (of which Silhouette is) are far superior IMHO. Better laid out, the buffet will amaze compared to say the cramped layout on Azura. Many more dining choices with regard to speciality restaurants.

 

Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Numerous bars/lounges to relax in. OK, the gratuity is higher but you get what you pay for IMHO.

 

Less formal and restrictive dress code (no refusal to enjoy a bar/lounge after 6pm if not dressed formally). This doesn't mean you can't dress formally, you can and we do!

 

Embarkation process streets ahead of P&O, muster drill organised and not chaotic. Port times published so you know when you're arriving and departing in advance, not just a vague indication.

 

Overall a far classier choice as far as we're concerned. Just 7 days and we'll be boarding Silhouette's sister ship Eclipse for a 15 night transatlantic.

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I have travelled on RCCL, Princess, Celebrity, and P&O,

 

I find bits from each line i like, As still not retired kids at home and mortgage still to pay off, P and O wins at the moment.

 

September 2019 2 weeks in the med I have booked Azura C deck Balcony £3000 for 2 persons.

 

Same month Celebrity at the moment £5400, I like celebrity and have been on Eclipse, and Infinity but £2400 difference in nearly another cruise, No drinks package on offer either with Celeb at the moment.

 

When I retire Celebrity will be back on the wish list unless a good deal with them comes along. I belive in you get what you pay for and I am happy with P&O with what they offer. Just got Back from Britannia and easily 4 out of 5 for me.

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A relative recently did their first cruise on Celebrity so we were looking forward to what they thought of it..as it was their first cruise, and being mostly with Pando (and their product suiting us) we wondered if we would like it.

They dressed smart every night..not just chic night..but said the majority of the other passengers didn't dress up at all. As they had nothing to compare they didn't mind, but I like my formal nights..I know you can dress up or down as you please..but there is something about a ship when the majority are in formal wear that makes it look and feel special. Not asking others to agree with that at all..just how we feel.

They did comment on the fact there was music everywhere..they couldn't get away from it..in the lifts..everywhere..I got the feeling they didn't like that aspect.

They had the basic drinks package included..i think they paid to upgrade..so were happy with that.

Not sure they were happy with arrival times in port..some of theirs were get there late am/early pm and leave early evening..so not too long in port.

They did wonder about a Baltic cruise so I looked at one of those next year on celebrity..one of the arrivals in port I could find (port website) had the ship arriving 5.30 am (so not a lot getting off then) and leaving port at 3pm...so again timings seemed strange.

They were in a cabin on deck 12 on Eclipse. it appears to be a known problem on Eclipse deck 12 that there is noise issues from above. They complained and have money of another cruise and a free meal..(no real cost to celeb on either)

I think they will book another cruise to use the money off, but maybe a bit more savvy at looking at a selection of lines after that ..taking into account whether the ship is the destination or where it goes. The where it goes is more important to them..and how long you get to explore.

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Solstice class ships (of which Silhouette is) are far superior IMHO. Better laid out, the buffet will amaze compared to say the cramped layout on Azura. Many more dining choices with regard to speciality restaurants.

 

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Agree entirely about the buffet, there is a much more extensive choice available on Celebrity. The buffet on P&O is poor in comparison IMO.

 

We love the speciality restaurants on both P&O and Celebrity but it the OP has not travelled Celebrity before they will be a very nice change.

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We’ve been on P&O, Princess & Celebrity and for us, Celebrity would be our last choice.

We preferred the cabins of Celebrity - Eclipse had bigger bathroom with nice roomy shower and nice flooring on the balcony.

However they dealt with our food allergies by “ignoring” them by ignoring us, even though we informed them beforehand as we always do. P&O & Princess deal with these very well by ordering the evening before with the head waiter for the next day.

We personally didn’t find the staff as welcoming or as good as on the other lines. Our steward was just “ok” and the evening before we were due to disembark in Southampton while we were at dinner, he emptied what was left in the wardrobe for the next day onto our bed, and put the things we’d left in the cupboard and bathroom to pack after dinner in hand luggage, also on the bed! We weren’t getting off until the next day so I wasn’t very happy with his actions.

 

I know I’m in the minority here as many folks love Celebrity, but we’ll stick with P&O & Princess where I feel safe with our food allergies.

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We’ve been on P&O, Princess & Celebrity and for us, Celebrity would be our last choice.

We preferred the cabins of Celebrity - Eclipse had bigger bathroom with nice roomy shower and nice flooring on the balcony.

However they dealt with our food allergies by “ignoring” them by ignoring us, even though we informed them beforehand as we always do. P&O & Princess deal with these very well by ordering the evening before with the head waiter for the next day.

We personally didn’t find the staff as welcoming or as good as on the other lines. Our steward was just “ok” and the evening before we were due to disembark in Southampton while we were at dinner, he emptied what was left in the wardrobe for the next day onto our bed, and put the things we’d left in the cupboard and bathroom to pack after dinner in hand luggage, also on the bed! We weren’t getting off until the next day so I wasn’t very happy with his actions.

 

I know I’m in the minority here as many folks love Celebrity, but we’ll stick with P&O & Princess where I feel safe with our food allergies.

 

:eek: I'm not surprised, I wouldn't have been impressed either!

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I booked Celebrity to the Baltic a couple of years ago (Eclipse) for the exact same reason as you. We had a lovely time and would book again if they had an itinery that appealed.

Embarkation was a breeze, we arrived at about noon and went straight on board. I had booked a concierge class cabin for its position and enormous balcony so we went straight to the main dining room for lunch.

Our cabin was fine, longer than a P&O standard balcony but I felt slightly narrower, My daughter slept on the sofa, which converted into a single bed. She preferred it to a Pullman in a standard cabin or the sofa bed in a superior delux cabin. We felt that we lacked drawer space and found the wardrobe very dark and tricky to find things in. Much prefer the open wardrobe and dressing area on P&O. There is storage over the bed but I did not like having to climb on the bed to fish out a jumper when needed. The bathroom was lovely, loads of drawers, a great shower with screen doors and it was very spacious. The provided toiletries were not a patch on the white company ones and you do not get shower gel in standard cabins. Our cabin steward was excellent.

My youngest daughter is a vegetarian with a nut allergy and fussy to boot and here I felt Celebrity really fell down. Their menus were repetitive and the cheeses on the vegetarian menu contained rennet and so were not suitable for vegetarians. On P&O she has always been offered food from the lunch menu if there was nothing on the evening menu that she fancied or they have offered to adapt items or cook something off menu for her. Celebrity were very rigid in their offerings. I also felt that foods were not adequately labelled in the buffet (for example M&Ms on the icecream bar were peanut but no labels indicating this). The buffet was much better than that on Azura with a vast range on offer. Free ice cream in many flavours went down well.

The children's club for teenagers was pretty dire and I had concerns that they did not take details of my daughters allergies. However, speaking to other parents the younger children (8-10) loved that age range club.

The shops were very overpriced, we found a book that we had bought in St Petersburg on sale at over three times what we had paid in port.

I found the drinks package included in my booking more than adequate and really enjoyed being able to grab a drink whenever I wanted. The included coffees from the coffee shop were very good and very welcome when we came back on board cold and wet.

Paying for shuttle busses was a bit of a shock to the system and an unwelcome expense.

Shows in the theatre were superb and always plenty of seats available whenever you arrived.

Talks were varied and lots of different speakers on board.

Officers highly visible and always approachable and chatty. Captain Leo regularly put in an appearance at theatre shows and always happy to have his photo taken with guests.

Room service was free and an extensive choice with hot cooked breakfasts included.

The library was huge and used an honesty system with no need to check books in and out.

The one thing I really missed was a guest laundry. We had some rainy weather at some ports and faced with wet muddy jeans (apparently it was not her fault, she just slipped) I would have loved to just sling then in the washer and not have to pay for laundry.

All in all we did have a great cruise and would not hesitate to cruise Celebrity again but I think that I prefer P&O

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We have sailed with both P&O and Celebrity. In my opinion Celebrity is superior overall. If you are a foodie there is no comparison (although I must point out that we were in a suite so Luminae was our designated dining room, which was lovely) the speciality restaurants are a notch above P&O and the buffet, as others have said, is miles better than P&O.

We found the ship's design (Eclipse) more modern and stylish than P&O.

I would say service from the crew was better on Celebrity.

Embarkation was much better than P&O - we were collected by the suite lounge concierge and escorted to Michael's Club - extremely civilised.

Unfortunately we have only done one cruise on Celebrity (with another booked for next summer) as they don't offer a huge number of sailings from Southampton. So that's one negative. The rest of the cons are: they are much more expensive than P&O, speciality restaurants are more than double the price of P&O (although included if you are in a Royal Suite or above), there is no laundrette- not sure if that's a pro or a con - you decide.

Shuttles are charged. Tips are higher than P&O. The shows on Celebrity were rubbish! Really rubbish! Seriously, I could have danced better! [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

Hope that helps.

 

 

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I have found this really interesting as we are doing our first Celebrity cruise next year (Silhouette to the Med in September). We have cruised with PandO mainly but also experienced Princess, Cunard, RCCI and FO - finding things to like and dislike on each.

 

I have wanted to give Celebrity go and, as it happened, they were the only line that ticked our boxes for next year (needing adapted cabin for the first time and tried to book with only 14 months to go). We didn't get a great deal on the only adapted cabin left (inside) and no included drinks package. I'm keeping an eye open for deals on the drinks package, otherwise won't bother.

 

There will certainly be things we are less keen on - shuttle bus charges, expensive booze and no launderette for a start - but hope there will also be lots of things we do like.

 

It will be great to hear what the Celebrity 1st timers think, it looks as if you are mostly going before us :)

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Sailing on Aurora next week after a break from P and O as we felt the standards had dropped each time we cruised

 

Next year we’ve already booked Celebrity Eclipse

 

Going on past experiences Celebrity wins every time in my opinion but I’m hoping Aurora restores my faith in P and O

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Both lines have good and poor things.

 

We preferred the embarkation process and felt that the food was slightly better on Celebrity, though we were in Aqua class so used Blu restaurant rather than the MDR. We never use the buffet on P&O but had lunch most days on Celebrity because it was so much better than P&O.

We like P&O because they have more cruises out of Southampton, we can take wine on board to drink in the cabin, the tips are lower and unless you have a free drinks package included ( which we did ) the drinks are more expensive and subject to tip.

We found the entertainment to be a similar level to that on P&O.

We would go with Celebrity again if it was an itinerary that we wanted to do and was going from Southampton as my husband cannot fly.

 

It is difficult to know which someone else would prefer because we all have different tastes.

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We have cruised 3 times with P&O and enjoyed each one,the Mediterranean,part of a world cruise,and the Caribbean,on three different ships.

We're now booked onto o celebrity cruise of the far east in 2018, looking at the superficial differences the one that stands out is the cost of drinks onboard plus the 18% service charge .

Drinks on P&O cost about the same as you would expect in a hotel or upmarket pub no service charge!!!.

Even with a modest drinking habit it would appear that you could run up a pretty high bar bill,I know drinks packages are available but in our case this would be around £600 for the cruise because 18% is added to the cost of the drinks package at checkout.

The other statements regarding joining P&O cruises,never had a problem joining any of the ships,on board without any fuss,and in the case of joining at Portsmouth I fail to see how quicker it could be done.

 

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All this talk of drinks prices reminds me of something I found extremely annoying on Celebrity Infinity........for the first 48 hours they kept pestering people to buy a drinks package. Even though we had a basic one included, they wanted us to upgrade to a better one. There were staff coming round in every communal area, and they just wouldn't leave you alone.

 

Another thing to check, if it's important to you, is whether there are tea and coffee making facilities in the room. It may be that if the ship sails from the UK you will get them, as they know the British like to make their tea! As our Celebrity went from Vancouver there were none.

 

 

I took my own kettle, but that meant my suitcase was impounded during the scanning process, and the first I knew about any problem was when it still hadn't turned up after several hours on board. When I eventually tracked it down I had to go down to the cargo area of the ship to retrieve it and lug it back to the room myself. They didn't even ask me to unlock it so they could check it, so I don't know why they didn't just deliver it in the first place. They had written the word kettle on the outside so they knew what it was from the scan.

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All this talk of drinks prices reminds me of something I found extremely annoying on Celebrity Infinity........for the first 48 hours they kept pestering people to buy a drinks package. Even though we had a basic one included, they wanted us to upgrade to a better one. There were staff coming round in every communal area, and they just wouldn't leave you alone.

 

Another thing to check, if it's important to you, is whether there are tea and coffee making facilities in the room. It may be that if the ship sails from the UK you will get them, as they know the British like to make their tea! As our Celebrity went from Vancouver there were none.

 

 

I took my own kettle, but that meant my suitcase was impounded during the scanning process, and the first I knew about any problem was when it still hadn't turned up after several hours on board. When I eventually tracked it down I had to go down to the cargo area of the ship to retrieve it and lug it back to the room myself. They didn't even ask me to unlock it so they could check it, so I don't know why they didn't just deliver it in the first place. They had written the word kettle on the outside so they knew what it was from the scan.

It is forbidden to take your own kettle on many cruise lines. Good job they impounded your suitcase.

 

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UK based ships now have kettles etc,

 

The steward noticed we never used it so asked if we wanted it removing to make more space on the limited surface.

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Maybe the rules have changed now. It was in 2015. I'm very much someone who abides by the rules, so I wouldn't have done anything I shouldn't, but I can't go without my cup of tea!

 

My issue wasn't that they checked and held the suitcase in the first case, but with the lack of communication about what had happened. They obviously didn't have an issue with the kettle, as they never asked to see it when I did go and collect the case.

 

Anyway, we live and learn, and this is getting off the original topic! With so many cruises and cruise lines to choose from, I will stick to those that have in room tea making facilities!

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I’m suddenly very interested in this thread since the Celebrity Edge brochure came this morning - you might want to search for pictures it looks amazing roll on 2018/19

 

 

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I’m suddenly very interested in this thread since the Celebrity Edge brochure came this morning - you might want to search for pictures it looks amazing roll on 2018/19

 

 

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I am a big Celebrity fan but the initial computer graphics of the ship look very strange to me especially the moving platform tacked onto one side. But I will reserve judgement until I see the real thing, then I will then have to wait until they base one in Southampton before I can consider sailing on one of this class

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I am a big Celebrity fan but the initial computer graphics of the ship look very strange to me especially the moving platform tacked onto one side. But I will reserve judgement until I see the real thing, then I will then have to wait until they base one in Southampton before I can consider sailing on one of this class

 

 

Yes we don’t fly as a rule, but I was hoping I could convince my OH to fly one way as there is a cruise from Southampton. I love the graphics, hope it lives up to the promises.

 

 

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Sorry can't resist, but Celebrity in Southampton have just reinforced my belief that they are superior to P&O with regards to boarding, muster and on time departure.

 

This morning we walked from the Premier Inn West Quay (wow the new dining venues at West Quay are great btw) through dock gate 8 to berth 101 and City Terminal at 11:15, cleared security scanning, checked in, pre boarding photo taken and on board by 11:30. Cabins available bang on 1pm. Bags delivered by 1:30pm.

 

Kettle delivered at 3pm, muster prompt at 3:30pm, sail away 15 mins early at 4:15pm.

 

Next stop Boston 🇺🇸 in 7 days.

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Sorry can't resist, but Celebrity in Southampton have just reinforced my belief that they are superior to P&O with regards to boarding, muster and on time departure.

 

This morning we walked from the Premier Inn West Quay (wow the new dining venues at West Quay are great btw) through dock gate 8 to berth 101 and City Terminal at 11:15, cleared security scanning, checked in, pre boarding photo taken and on board by 11:30. Cabins available bang on 1pm. Bags delivered by 1:30pm.

 

Kettle delivered at 3pm, muster prompt at 3:30pm, sail away 15 mins early at 4:15pm.

 

Next stop Boston 🇺🇸 in 7 days.

 

Pete

 

I am very envious - we did this cruise last year and it was great. Love the Eclipse - have a great time

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Off Eclipse yesterday, our first time with Celebrity.

 

Things Celebrity do better -

 

Boarding and disembarkation.

Buffets

Super shows

Smart cabins

Larger bathrooms

Live music

Friendly staff

Captain and Officers regularly walking round talking to guests

Best Cruise Director we have ever seen

Large theatre no need to get there until 5 mins before 9 pm show

 

What do PO do better -

 

Evening meals in MDR

Lower drinks prices although we had a package.

Port info

Dancing venues

Children's clubs

 

Any one want more info let me know.

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Unable to edit my post above but should mention PO do formal nights much better. There were quite a few men in DJ, lots in suits, more in jackets but no tie, the rest had shirt and tie or shirt but no tie.

 

Also the Future Cruise staff on PO could teach celebrity a lot about customer service. They were a miserable sharp unfriendly bunch on Eclipse. We might have booked but they couldn't wait to get rid of us and there was no queue. Any questions we asked were met with yes no or basically find out yourself.

 

Would we sail again with Celebrity, definitely but only if the price was right and a drinks package is included. We came away with a zero account.

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We are great fans of Celebrity. We are trying P& O Ventura for an Xmas New Year cruise simply because Celebrity don't go out of Southampton that time of year and Cunard much too expensive. Hope we haven't made a mistake!!!!!!!!:evilsmile:

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