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12 Feb 2018

P&O Britannia: A Ship Guide


At 143,000 GT and with a capacity of 3,647 passengers, Britannia is P&O Cruises newest flagship vessel. Launched in 2015 and named by the Queen, Britannia is the largest ship ever built specifically for the British cruise market. Let’s take a look around… Britannia has over 12 passenger decks, filled with amazing facilities and spacious accommodation, perfect for the modern British holidaymaker. There are over 10 places to dine and unwind, 7 fantastic entertainment venues, and 8 bars to socialise. Decks 5, 6, and 7 are where most of the onboard venues are located. The atrium is the heart of the ship, and the glistening Starburst sculpture is the main focal point.

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12 Oct 2017

U by Uniworld’s The B: River Cruise Ship Review


​Take it from me, The B is unlike any other river cruise ship currently sailing on European rivers. I spent 4 days on the first ever sailing with U by Uniworld and visited Paris, Rouen, and Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. Check out my daily blogs here, and if you want to learn more about the U by Uniworld experience, click here.

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11 Oct 2017

Day 4: Conflans-Sainte-Honorine – A Royal Visit With U by Uniworld


​I started the day having Brunch as we gently approached the French town of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, located just 15 miles from the centre of Paris. The farm to table dining concept really works on The B, and it’s great to try amazing healthy foods, sourced locally where possible.

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10 Oct 2017

Day 3: Rouen – Medieval Discoveries With U by Uniworld


There was some confusion this morning over the time to meet for the kayaking excursion along the Eure River. We were due to meet at 8:15 to head ashore, but the ship was delayed and the meeting time was changed to 9:45. Sadly without much notice, the meeting time was changed to 9:20. I missed the excursion, but in a way it was a blessing. Hearing other people’s stories when they returned later that afternoon, they talked about how exhausting it was, with 2 miles of rapids, and people falling in the water. I had a relaxing afternoon on deck as we continued to sail to Rouen where we would now arrive at 3pm.

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09 Oct 2017

Day 2: Paris – We Set Sail With U by Uniworld


I’m writing this daily blog from a giant cabana on the top deck of The B as we sail towards Rouen…it’s a hard life!

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08 Oct 2017

Day 1: Paris – Making History With U by Uniworld


WOW! What a ship. I’ve just joined U by Uniworld’s new ship The B for the maiden cruise on the Seine, and I already know it’s amazing. U by Uniworld is a cruise line exclusively for 21-45 year olds, and the onboard experience is perfect for millennials.

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Customer Review

Evelyn And Chris Loft

We have just returned from our cruise and we had a wonderful time. I am writing to thank you for our gift of wine and chocolates, which was a lovely surprise and totally unexpected. Be under no illusion that tokens such as these go a long way with customers. I have booked in excess of 25 cruises over the last 10 years with various agents and never before have we received a gift.I can confirm that we will be booking our next cruise with you, as the service and the efficiency from start to finish was excellent and far more personalised than with anyone else we have booked through before.Even the email a couple of days before we sailed, reminding us what we need to take was a nice touch.

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