L Bennett | March 13, 2018 | P&O Cruises | Britannia
A number of firsts – the Caribbean in our winter, Britannia & more importantly first cruise for our friend on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
The Caribbean islands their people & the temperatures lived up to our expectations despite the odd tropical shower.
Our friend went on the cruise as a sceptic & ended as a convert – the staff in the Oriental restaurant really ensured she enjoyed her birthday dinner.
The Brittania staff were very good especially those looking after us in the Oriental. However my wife & I felt the ship didn’t ‘flow’ – no deck that let you stroll around the complete ship on the outside, promenade deck was only half the ship & most annoyingly having to go to deck 7 to get down to the Oriental on deck 6. The selection in the buffet nowhere near as good as on Celebrity. Balcony cabin adequate but balcony very small.
Be prepared to manage your expectations.
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