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P&Os M.V. Pacific Aria
In November 2017, my friend and I did a 14-Day
This particular contains a comprehensive updated cruise review, and it coverers the entire ship; its services, all her public venues, entertainment and so much more. You will find that I have rated the ship as I have done with most ships for countless years. However I am happy to say that the Pacific Aria certainly rates very highly, that I will be happy to sail on her again and again! As the second cruise on this page proves!
Young villagers seen at the Special Madang Festival
This the PNG Cruise Review contains Two Pages
covers my review, the ships interiors and exteriors, as well as
her accommodations, a Deck Plan, however there is a great deal
regarding services on board, as well as the excellent dinning
facilities, etc! Then there is a three pages special, entitled; The
Aria seen at anchor inside the lagoon at
Thankfully for our May 2018 Vanuatu Cruise, I was able to obtain the same suite (#10058) as these days sadly I require a Special Needs Bathroom. It has a large shower complete with a fold down seat, and there is a fold down armrest beside the WC, ideal for those who have mobility problems, such as myself being confined to a scooter. All other suites and balcony cabins have a Spa-bath, which have rather high sides and less space.
The Pacific Aria is P&Os finest and most intimate ship, and I know for a fact, that the Aria has the highest satisfaction rating in the entire P&O fleet, and that was when I sailed on her in 2016, and also in May 2018! And knowing my background, it is important to note that I would not be sailing on her on a regular basis if she was not up to my high standards, considering we had been sailing mostly with Holland America Line and Princess Cruises etc, and even higher classed ships!
Read MY Brand new Review
Two Pages covering our 8-Day Cruise Review
Two Pages covering our 10-Day Cruise & Ship Review
Links are on each page to the Three Page PNG Photo Feature
Please Note:All exterior photographs of the ship and ports visited are by Hun-Eng Tan, my friend and carer. These days, I no longer leave the ship in any port, and thus I enjoy shipboard life on all cruises, regardless the length of the voyage! Interiors are mostly by the author, whilst some photographs may be by P&O or persons noted.
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