P&O Cruises - Ship destination P&O Cruises are an all-time-favourite cruise line in the UK, offering exciting itineraries to a variety of destinations. Whether you’re new to cruising or a seasoned expert, here is a small guide on what to expect on a cruise with P&O. Before you sail What does P&O stand for? P&O is an abbreviation of the...

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MSC - Adult-only - MSC Yacht Club Mainstream cruising is mainly tipped for families, offering waterparks and kids’ clubs galore which are fun for your young ones and multi-generational groups. However, if you’re a couple or group of adult friends this can be less appealing but don’t let this put you off! There are a number of cruise lines which offer their...

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The contemporary Retreat on-board PO Cruises's Britannia cruise ship To date, P&O Cruises’ Britannia is the biggest vessel ever built for British cruisers, carrying 3,647 passengers, although P&O is launching an even bigger ship in 2020. For now, though, Britannia remains the line’s flagship, proudly British in feel, with the world’s longest Union Flag emblazoned on its white hull and all food and entertainment...

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Al fresco area of the Epicurean restaurant on-board P&O Cruises Ventura P&O Cruises' Ventura was christened in spectacular style by Dame Helen Mirren in 2008, when the screen siren commanded a team of Royal Marine Commandos to abseil down the side of the ship. This 3,092-passenger ship ushered in a more contemporary look for P&O Cruises. Rising 15 decks, the family-friendly Ventura is similar to Princess Cruises’...

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Inside P&O Ventura

Cruise118.com’s Simon Brotherton cruised around the Mediterranean on one of P&O’s most popular ships, Ventura. Making her debut in April 2008, P&O Ventura fast became a favourite with the line and is today P&O Cruises‘ biggest ship apart from Britannia, which made her launch last year to much international fanfare. At 956 feet and featuring 14…

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Britannia vs Anthem vs Royal Princess

It’s fair to say I really appreciated how lucky I was, having the chance to see not one but three of the newest and biggest cruise ships in the world – namely Royal Princess, Anthem of the Seas and Britannia – in a truly ship-packed (and it has to be said, food-packed) three days. Of…

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