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    F1 Monaco

    Thank you all just as I thought. will stay in Villefranche nice place Ian
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    F1 Monaco

    Hi has anyone done the cruise that has F1 monaco on the agenda? If so do P+O DO SHUTTLES TO M IanONACO FROM VILLEFRANCHE as I am not able to stand or sit all day but would like to go into Monaco for a shot time to enjoy the atmosphere.
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    F1 Monaco

    thanks very helpful Ian
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    F1 Monaco

    Thank you both IAN
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    P&o gratuities

    Does the new rules on gratuities mean that they are included in the fare?
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    P&o gratuities

    Thank you now I know how the system now works Ian
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    Santorini

    Can you just go ashore in Santorini/ or is it advisable to do a tour. We are both not as fit as we were. Ian
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    Santorini

    Thank you Ian
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    Santorini

    Thank you Ian
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    Oceana Refit

    Has anyone been on Oceana since refit or is it finished? Ian
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    Oceana Refit

    Has anyone been on Oceana since refit or is it finished? Ian
  12. Been cruising with P&O for 25 years and are thinking next one will be the last. We had serious concerns o our last cruise and after six weeks after writing still awaiting answer.Since Carnival took over it has been a downward spiral. This may be the last straw.Ian
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    Oceana air con

    Just returned from Oceana fly cruise Malta to Venice etc. We found the air con on F deck completely ineffective. Engineers appeared with a laptop and took the control box of the wall and tried to do some adjustments to no avail. Having checked with other passengers on the deck and with a friend who sailed in December I think P&O SHOULD DO BETTER THAN THIS. I would appreciate any comments as I have raised this problem with P&O head office don`t suppose it will do me any good as they seem to treat long time cruisers with contempt {25 years] Ian
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    Oceana air con

    Heard le club changing to speciality restaurant.could Also loosing cafe Jardin (Hope not)
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    P&O Baltic cruise

    Do Alla tours much easier than ship ones. they do all the paper work and use 16 seater mini buses and you have no queuing at venues and sometimes in before official opening times. You book online and don`t pay until the second day. Ian
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    P&O Baltic cruise

    Would highly recommend Also tours in ST PETERSBURG. They take care of everything using mini buses 16 passengers . You only pay on the second day.Just look them up on the internet. Ian
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    Was P&O better before Carnival took over?

    In one word YES/////////////////////////////
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    P&O WIFI

    Viking do free WIFI for all passengers even if it is your first trip with them. Come on P&O get a grip. Ian
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    Jet2 From Glasgow To Genoa

    Has anyone had problems at Glasgow airport with hand luggage with Jet2? Only 5kg and the size off the case is very small.We have hand cases we have been using for over 30years and I worried that they may struggle to fit but have seen none smaller. Ian
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    Hand Baggage

    Flying to Genoa to join Oceana by Jet2 Airline I am informed that the hand baggage allowance is 5 kg yet their web page is 10kg. Do you think P&O are at it getting a cheaper flight at the passengers cost? I will never ever book another fly cruise with P&O AGAIN. THIS WAS NOT POINTED OUT AT THE TIME OF BOOKING with all the charger needed now a days this is ridiculous. Ian
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    River Douro

    Just back from a fabulous cruise on Viking Torgil. Weather 29-30c no rain . Fabulous crew and beautiful river valley every thing so quiet when sailing you could hear the birds singing alone the river bank. That was our second Viking cruise and already looking to next year. After sailing with ocean ships I think we well stay with Viking and forgo the big ships. Ian
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    River Douro

    I would favourably compare anything on Viking with any ship I have been on. Almost 30 cruises from Canberra to Azura. The whole ambiance is so much more relaxed. No airline style security getting on or off. The Mateus tour for example they spit us into groups off 10 instead off trying to get every one through as one group things like that make a huge difference. Cold drinks and refreshing towels on return from trips etc. I could go on but I think you will get the picture Ian
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    Oceana Med Flycruise

    Going on this one from Glasgow .Beware the hand luggage allowance is only 6kg. Have queried this with P&O that is their contracted rate on this flight. I wish there was more consistency with airline they wind me up. Ian
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    River Douro

    Thank you this is for our Golden Wedding anniversary. Did the Danube last year our first river cruise. What a change from ocean cruising started on the Canberra. Ian
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