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I’ve just learned that P&O’s Aurora seems to have developed problems during her world cruise. A post on a forum includes this email to an about-to-embark passenger, advising them of a changed itinerary as a result of the problem:   I am writing to you on behalf of your travel agent with some important news […]

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I wrote on Monday about the cancellation by P&O of calls at Argentine ports during Arcadia’s and Adonia’s world voyages in the New Year. There was some uncertainty as to whether those passengers going on these voyages who wanted to cancel in view of the changes would be entitled to a full refund; I mentioned […]

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P&O have announced that none of their ships will make any previously-announced calls at Argentine ports in 2013. Both Arcadia and Adonia were due to call at Argentine ports – Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia – during their soon-to-start Grand Voyages. The reason for the cancellations is that there have been demonstrations in these […]

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I’ve become aware from posts elsewhere that Oriana may need to go back into dry dock at the end of her world cruise for some remedial work. If so, this could affect the subsequent cruise (X202). Readers will recall that part of the work done during Oriana’s dry dock in November/December was the fitting of […]

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P&O seems to have cancelled Azura’s world cruise, planned for January to April 2013. Instead, she is expected to do a programme of Caribbean fly-cruises. Azura’s world cruise was announced in spring last year, and was planned to be a voyage around Asia via the Mediterranean, ¬†Australasia, and Africa. The original announcement caused some surprise […]

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World Cruises 2012

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth both leave today on world cruises. They’re almost the last ships to do so this year. Here’s a rundown of which ships are doing world cruises (or ‘grand voyages’, by which is meant a voyage almost as long as a world cruise but which doesn’t actually circumnavigate the […]

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