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Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) March 18th, 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By KarenR_UK
I can't remember if it is P&O, or Cunard, that...

I can't remember if it is P&O, or Cunard, that give the option of pre-booking a taxi whilst on board - they make a booking for you with a local cab firm (I think it is West Quay Cars) - I've not used...
Forum: UK Cruisers March 11th, 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By KarenR_UK
Last time (Xmas 2013) I flew into Southampton...

Last time (Xmas 2013) I flew into Southampton Airport (assuming this is the case here), and taking a taxi from the arrivals hall, the fare was fixed depending on destination - it may be possible to...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) December 4th, 2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,509
Posted By KarenR_UK
I booked a getaway fare in October, 4 weeks...

I booked a getaway fare in October, 4 weeks before sailing in November & there was a fuel charge component (it was included in the website fare, so we didnt know about it at that stage, but was...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) November 26th, 2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By KarenR_UK
something is happening in the casino area too -...

something is happening in the casino area too - overheard while waiting for disembarkation on 17th
"this wall will come down, and the slots there are going" ... something something "sports bar"
-...
Forum: Cunard Line October 30th, 2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,840
Posted By KarenR_UK
Not Solo prices but perhaps indicating why they...

Not Solo prices but perhaps indicating why they are so low - yesterday I saw the QM2 Nov 12 round trip crossing (14 nights) advertised at 699pp (inside) 799 (balcony)
& that is with OBC

$200...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) October 26th, 2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,876
Posted By KarenR_UK
Crown Princess is apparently staying in...

Crown Princess is apparently staying in Southampton until at least Monday

http://cruiseforums.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1934640
Forum: Cunard Line October 26th, 2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,282
Posted By KarenR_UK
Crown Princess was due to sail from Southampton...

Crown Princess was due to sail from Southampton today, but is staying in Southampton until at least Monday - could be later (http://cruiseforums.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1934640)

And I...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) September 19th, 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By KarenR_UK
Was the 'port official' perhaps the line's...

Was the 'port official' perhaps the line's 'port-agent' - as I understand it, once he arrives, he takes responsibility for people leaving the ship unexpectedly -
& the ships staff handed them over...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) September 13th, 2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By KarenR_UK
In June, they were showing some films in one of...

In June, they were showing some films in one of the show lounges, the Globe; it was always nearly empty when we went passed and we thought it a bit odd as it would seem that people walking past, if...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) August 27th, 2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By KarenR_UK
Cafe Bordeaux is also the tip I would give - but...

Cafe Bordeaux is also the tip I would give - but for breakfast - it's open after the dining rooms close, and is less frenetic than the buffet (although the menu is much more restrictive).

There is...
Forum: Cunard Line August 13th, 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By KarenR_UK
I use Southampton Airport occasionally, and...

I use Southampton Airport occasionally, and wasn't aware of this, so did a search.

Unfortunately, the only flights I've managed to pull up (using a date later this month) are not direct, with...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) July 4th, 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,441
Posted By KarenR_UK
We had an overcharge once ( can't remember if it...

We had an overcharge once ( can't remember if it was on Cunard or P&O - my memory is going:o) & it was because the system went down and the waiter swiped 2 or 3 times before it they realised; OH had...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 28th, 2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By KarenR_UK
I have seen additional excursions offered upon...

I have seen additional excursions offered upon boarding - these have been beach / town transfers as I remember.
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 23rd, 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,524
Posted By KarenR_UK
In 2010, just as we got back from one cruise...

In 2010, just as we got back from one cruise (late May), we started to get offers through the door for some longer P&O cruises - one which caught my eye was Aurora 23 days over Christmas - only 12...
Forum: Cunard Line May 22nd, 2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By KarenR_UK
P&O & Cunard seem to be operating a similar...

P&O & Cunard seem to be operating a similar policy - even my TA commented that the numbers are coming out much later than before.

I'm on P&O in 13 days & finally got the number today

(There's...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 22nd, 2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 31,054
Posted By KarenR_UK
Finally got ours for our June 4th sailing - i.e....

Finally got ours for our June 4th sailing - i.e. leaving in 13 days time.

The grade we have been allocated is now showing as sold out on the website (Vantage - it was never available on Getaway) -...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) May 21st, 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,524
Posted By KarenR_UK
We booked a getaway 4-6 weeks ago, just after the...

We booked a getaway 4-6 weeks ago, just after the particular grade we wanted went down (quite a bit);
They didn't go down again (which was good for us)

Its now two weeks before sailing.

I...
Forum: UK Cruisers May 16th, 2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By KarenR_UK
I found the same as Ray - Chrome doesnt work (I...

I found the same as Ray - Chrome doesnt work (I couldnt get it to page either at one point), firefox does (I dont think I've tried IE).
Forum: UK Cruisers May 14th, 2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,653
Posted By KarenR_UK
Be careful if you use staples - I saw a woman rip...

Be careful if you use staples - I saw a woman rip her finger during disembarkation on a staple used to fix a luggage label to her hand luggage.

I just use clear tape - first taping along all...
Forum: UK Cruisers May 14th, 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By KarenR_UK
I was hoping to get the distance from here ...

I was hoping to get the distance from here

http://www.abparking.co.uk/directions

but there is no scale - could be about 2-3 miles ?

This ones better - it has a scale :)...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) April 30th, 2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,791
Posted By KarenR_UK
I had been doing just that :) There wasn't much...

I had been doing just that :)
There wasn't much movement over the two weeks, but that perhaps just means specific cabins haven't been allocated yet - there could be 16 cabins and 15 getaway bookings...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) April 29th, 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,791
Posted By KarenR_UK
I'm currently playing Getaway roulette:p ...

I'm currently playing Getaway roulette:p

We've picked the cruise we want to do, got the time off 'ok'ed by the boss - but heard last week that P&O changed the getaway prices on some near...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) April 22nd, 2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,117
Posted By KarenR_UK
I'm sure last time (I think this was 2010) we...

I'm sure last time (I think this was 2010) we went to Livorno for Florence it was not free & we were not allowed to walk - it seemed a little unfair.
We didn't bother to get off as we had no plans...
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) March 27th, 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,222
Posted By KarenR_UK
leave Aurora alone:mad: - I'm still saving up to...

leave Aurora alone:mad: - I'm still saving up to be able to sail on her again:(
Forum: P&O Cruises ( UK ) March 20th, 2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 21,946
Posted By KarenR_UK
or not give loyalty points on the getaway fair:(

or not give loyalty points on the getaway fair:(
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