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We decided to get some winter sunshine. The islands were interesting some of which we had visited before. We always went on independent shore excursions and shared taxis with passengers from other ships and had interesting conversations with several Americans and a lovely young German couple. We never use the ship's excursions as they are expensive and not good value. We found Britannia too big and impersonal. Although we attended the Captain's welcome party, we were on deck 7, there were no officers present and we wouldn't have recognized the captain or been able to identify any of his officers. Only one lady officer spoke as she passed you.None of the others gave you the time of day. The balcony on the cabin was bijou even though we were in a superior deluxe cabin. We didn't feel that they were worth paying the extra money for. On a positive note the food was excellent and the ship seemed very clean.8

Visiting the islands and the show given by Hollywood and the Kings.

Britannia Cruise Review by Barneyrupert

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2019
  • Destination: Caribbean
We decided to get some winter sunshine. The islands were interesting some of which we had visited before. We always went on independent shore excursions and shared taxis with passengers from other ships and had interesting conversations with several Americans and a lovely young German couple. We never use the ship's excursions as they are expensive and not good value. We found Britannia too big and impersonal. Although we attended the Captain's welcome party, we were on deck 7, there were no officers present and we wouldn't have recognized the captain or been able to identify any of his officers. Only one lady officer spoke as she passed you.None of the others gave you the time of day. The balcony on the cabin was bijou even though we were in a superior deluxe cabin. We didn't feel that they were worth paying the extra money for. On a positive note the food was excellent and the ship seemed very clean.8
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Cabin Review

Cabin B325
Balcony too small and the cabin size varied little from the balcony cabins we have had on other ships and which were in lower category. The room was kept reasonably clean but on one occasion we weren't left any beach towels. It also seems out of place that the hairdryer didn't have a British plug on a British ship with British 3 pin square plugs. The only plug it fitted was obscured by the kettle. Also the mirror on the dresser was too small.