Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Azura cruises in 2018

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Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by sdurxratbag » 06 Jan 2019, 13:04

Hi everyone :)

We had a great time on Azura (cabin P242) - few pictures and detailed reviews of each port stop here:
http://www.thedurkweb.com/po-cruises-az ... ight-trip/

Keen to hear what you think and would recommend to anyone looking for their first cruise!

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Re: Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by Manoverboard » 07 Jan 2019, 09:34

Perhaps you would be kind enough to copy 'n' paste the text as some may think this is a dodgy ' link '.

Regards MobyMod :shifty:

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Post by Stephen » 07 Jan 2019, 10:37

Welcome to the forum sdurxratbag :thumbup:

An unusual profile name.

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Re: Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by barney » 07 Jan 2019, 11:55

Nice review.
Thanks.
You have started a very expensive hobby ;)

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Post by Onelife » 07 Jan 2019, 13:58

The only reason l cast doubt on this not being a promotional review is that l can't think why any cruise line would allow a reviewer to post a picture of a cabin which resembles a 'chapel of rest'.

sdurxratbag.....If this is a genuine review then please feel free to give me a good telling off for being so rude about your cabin p242....Indeed, if anyone else has been laid to rest in this cabin then l send my sincere apologies and condolences.

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Post by Gill W » 07 Jan 2019, 16:14

Thanks for your review, Ratbag, I enjoyed reading it.

I had to laugh when you said you don't enjoy people walking slowly in front you. I was SO that person! Even now, 4 years after retirement I'm not a dawdler, and always get out of the way if there's a fast walker behind me!
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Re: Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by barney » 07 Jan 2019, 17:10

Onelife wrote:
07 Jan 2019, 13:58
The only reason l cast doubt on this not being a promotional review is that l can't think why any cruise line would allow a reviewer to post a picture of a cabin which resembles a 'chapel of rest'.

sdurxratbag.....If this is a genuine review then please feel free to give me a good telling off for being so rude about your cabin p242....Indeed, if anyone else has been laid to rest in this cabin then l send my sincere apologies and condolences.

Regards

Onelife



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We stayed in P242 on our last cruise on Ventura and that picture is accurate.
Because of the fold away beds, you had to enter and leave at somewhat of a weird angle.
We soon got used to it so it wasn't a problem, but, what you see is what we got.

Having said that, the price I paid was for the lowest grade obstructed, so this was a bit of a brucie bonus to have a clear view.
We quite liked it and the steward Colin ? was excellent and earned his tip.

The major downside was walking through the gallery to get back and forth.
Yep! you've guessed it.
Another Fabian Perez adorns our dining room wall.

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Re: Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by Onelife » 07 Jan 2019, 19:50

Hi Barney....l've always opted for balcony cabins which is why we can't afford to cruise that often ( 5 cruises in 20 years)

I've heard it said many times that many are happy to forgo the lack of space/comforts in order to go on more cruises....l would need a couple of 'perezies' thrown in to get me into that cabin :sarcasm: :)

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Keith :wave:

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Re: Our First Cruise Experience: 14 Nights West Mediterranean

Post by barney » 08 Jan 2019, 16:22

We usually do as well but this was a late 'squeeze in' cruise and the budget didn't stretch that far. I'd just spent 60K on building work.
We enjoyed it very much anyway and not having a balcony does make you get out more.

We've never ventured to an inside cabin yet, but I'll never say never. :tired:

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