P&O Britannia Ship Tour – Post 2019 Refit

P&O Britannia Ship Tour – Post 2019 Refit

Hi everyone and welcome to our full ship
tour of the newly refurbished P&O Britannia. This ship tour was filmed
during her first cruise after her drydock we’re going to begin our
tour in the main atrium at the heart of Britannia and with the biggest
transformation has taken place. Spanning over three decks the atrium
features a beautiful starburst and is a fantastic place to sit down with a drink
and listen to the live entertainment taking place the atrium. This refurbishment has improved the flow and created a great social space which was very
popular during our cruise. Just off the atrium on Deck five you have
the reception, here the friendly staff will take care of any questions or
queries you might have. If you want more information on your ports of call or
book excursions head to explorer’s just off reception. If you fancy admiring or
expanding your own art collection then look no further than the “whitewall”
gallery found on the lowest level the atrium just next to the “blue bar”. The “blue bar” is the perfect place for
your pre dinner cocktail or to indulge in a nice glass of champagne. On the other side of the atrium we have
the “Market Cafe” which offers cakes and sweets to suit everyone from waffles,
handmade biscuits and cakes all crated by the master patisserie & P&Ofood hero
“Eric Lanlard”. Heading up to deck 6, shopaholics will be pleased to find a wide variety of shops selling a good selection of watches, handbags,
fragrances and clothing. Walking up the stairs next we have the
“Glass house” headed up by the wine expert on P&O Cruises food hero Olly Smith . It
is the perfect location for lunchtime bite or an informal evening out with a
large selection of wine and wine flights. This is a perfect place for all you wine
lovers. Opposite the “Glass house” you’ll find “Java” – your coffee shop at sea selling a good selection of coffees and
speciality teas. “Java” offers an open-air terrace or comfy indoor seating and a selection of pastries and cakes. We will now cover each deck of the ship starting forward on Deck five we will find your “Oasis Salon & Spa”, here you can escape from the everyday strains and stresses of life relax unwind were
taking advantage of the treatments, spa services or the hydrotherapy pool – the
staff here will help you look and feel your best. Spa passes can be purchased so you can
have unlimited use to the hydrotherapy Suites during your cruise – we did this in
a previous cruise and it was fabulous being able to come and go as we pleased. Heading back through the ship past
“explores”, “reception” and the souvenir shop next up we have the “Limelight Club” – if you’re looking for a dining experience and an intimate show then
look no further during your cruise. You’ll be able to dine here and
experience exclusive shows by performers such as “Gareth Gates”. Walking through the lower level of the atrium and heading further aft you will find the first of
two freedom dungeon venues, the “Meridian restaurant” with the variety of table
sizes you can choose a table size and a time that suits you. If no tables are
available you’ll be pages when one is ready. Forward on deck 6 you’ll find the “headliners theatre” the seating is split over deck six and seven with a capacity of 980. This is where you will find West End style shows taking place as well as
P&O newest addition the magic and illusion show “Astonishing”.
Open when Britannia is at sea the casino has a number of game tables and slot machines for you to try your luck. Next to the casino you will find “Brodies” –
this British style pub offers the largest selection of British and
international bottled beers, ciders and real ales.During the day you’ll find
quizzes and live sport at night you will find live entertainment karaoke and game
shows here having walked through the shopping area in the atrium we make our
way to the “Peninsula restaurant” this is the second freedom dining venues Those were set dining will be given the
“oriental restaurant” located behind the “peninsular restaurant”, you need to access this from the aft stairs or lifts on deck 7 The forward area of deck seven forms the
upper level of the “headlines theatre” so we will move straight on to the “Crystal
Room”, this elegant room offers a large dance floor and is where you will find dancing and dance classes taking place. Working our way through the upper level
of the atrium and past the “Glass House” and “Java” you’ll find the loyalty on
future cruise sales desks. Next up we have the photo gallery During the cruise, the ship’s photographers will be out and about taking photos of you, you’re under
no obligation to buy so be sure to give them a smile. “The studio” is Britannia’s
cinema – check out your horizon newspaper to find out what’s on and when “Sindhu” is our favourite select dining
restaurant on any P&O ship, here you will find authentic Indian cuisine with
the British twist, perfectly balanced spices combined with opulent decor in
this popular select dining venue. All the way aft on deck seven we have
the “live lounge”, Britannia’s late night venue featuring live entertainment this
is the place to party all night Decks 8 to 15 passenger cabin decks our
inside cabins on deck 11 see more in-depth tour by cabin check out our
inside cabin tour video. We’re now going to take the lift up and head on to our
favorite bar, “The Crow’s nest” – up here large panoramic windows offer
spectacular views ahead and out to sea, it’s the perfect place to sit back, relax
and watch the world go by with a cocktail in hand. Right next door to the “Crow’s Nest”
you’ll find the well-stocked library along with a number of computer
workstations Walking out the “Crows nest” and past the
“Marlow” and “Ivory Suite” which is Britannia’s function rooms you’ll find
“The Epicurean”. This select island venue offers a relaxed atmosphere, some
fabulous food and great service. It proves extremely popular so be sure to
book in advance. This is also where your phone Eric
Lanlards’s afternoon tea. We’re going to skip past the Lido and
Rivera pools for now as we’ll take a look at these later on. “The horizon restaurant”
is Britannia self-serve restaurant. Offering breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea,
dinner and late night snacks so you’ll never go hungry. Each night there’ll also
be a different theme so things don’t get too repetitive. During the evening a dedicated area of the “horizon restaurant” turns into a select dining venue known as “the beach house”.
Here you can tuck in to American influenced food such as steaks, grills,
burgers, hanging kebabs and a range of sharing
dishes.With all that food an offer you may want to burn off some calories at
the gym, here you will find a number of Technogym branded cardio and weight
machines with a view out to see. You will also find a range of free and paid-for
fitness classes taking place yet. It doesn’t matter if you’re a whiz in the
kitchen or a complete beginner “The cookery club” offers a whole menu of classes to tempt you. You will be guided by a team of professional chefs as you
create dishes in this state-of-the-art kitchen, however there is an additional
charge for these classes and they proved very popular when food heroes such as
“Marco Pierre White” are on board offering lessons.
Let’s head outside to the front of deck 17, here we will find “The retreat”, for an
additional supplement you can use this area and is comfortable lounges and hot
tubs, relax while being served drinks and a selection of snacks and treats. Day and
full cruise passes are available. Spa services are also offered in the
retreat. Outside “the retreat” you’ll find the
“serenity pool” and bar which is open to all adult guests, you may find this area
quieter than Lido and Rivera pools and is a great place to relax Overlooking the “Serenity Pool”
you’ll find the upper forward Sun Deck Filled with lounges just remember to
bring your sunscreen On the Lido deck you’ll find the Lido
pool and Riviera pool On one end you will find the lido
grill offering burgers, hot dogs and snacks The Lido bar offers refreshments as
well as a pizza station On the other end you’ll find the ice
cream counter, the Riviera bar as well as a “grab-and-go” station. Overlooking the Lido and Rivera pools
you’ll find two hot tubs and heading aft more sun loungers This area also has deck games and table
tennis. Heading up to “the promenade” on deck 18 you’ll find the walking and
jogging track – seven laps equals one mile Up here you will also find “the arena”
sports court and bar. Overlooking the sports court you’ll find it upper aft Sun Deck
filled with lounges. oon deck 18 there are also two golf nets so you can practice
your swing. Making our way down the deck we find the “terrace pool” with great
leaders looking out to sea, a number of sun loungers are available. Arriving on deck 16 you can see the newly added glass canopies over the aft balconies,
these give guests more privacy as they where overlooked before. Finally we find
ourselves at the “sunset bar”, this bar has a large covered seating area and is a
great place to relax and look out to sea We really hope you enjoyed this video, if
you did please give it a like and remember to subscribe to our channel so
you can stay up to date with our latest videos. Enjoy your cruise © 2019 Gavin and Luke – Holidays at Sea – www.holidaysatsea.co.uk

19 thoughts on “P&O Britannia Ship Tour – Post 2019 Refit

  • October 31, 2019 at 9:46 am

    Absolutely awesome video thank you 🙏 37 days and counting

  • October 31, 2019 at 10:11 am

    Brilliant , Considering the short cruise and time you were on board the video was awesome . For anyone going on Britannnia this video is a good short guide to what you can expect on board . Good editing and commentary , another excellent video to the collection

  • October 31, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    What a stunning atrium! Very elegant. I notice this ship has a similar look on the outside to Princess’ Royal Class vessels.

    The casino is so tiny . Haha. We are used to Carnival/Princess and their large casinos. I hear UK passengers don’t gamble as much and have noticed that on our Southampton based cruises.

    I love the ship! Maybe one day we can try P&O


  • October 31, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    The atrium is beautiful!
    🧇 and ☕️ 😁

    Love the glass house!

    Sindhu looks amazing ❤️

    I think the Crow’s Nest is where I would be hanging out most evenings…. I love the venue – this would be after The Retreat during the day 😉

    I think my wife would like the Cookery Club.

    The Lido Deck is interesting to me as it has three rows of loungers on either side of the pool- that just screams crowded on a warm day to me.

    Britannia’ refit for me renders her very pretty- perhaps loses a little bit of nautical theming in the process, in favor of a bit of very modern decor.

    A very good production, again. This is the first one I’ve seen where you guys did not occasionally appear in it 😎

    (as of this comment, one person gave you a thumbs down. Who is this drunk? 😜)

  • October 31, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Thank you for sharing

  • November 1, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    No central staircase on the refit 🚢🤔

  • November 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    So what did they refit?

  • November 2, 2019 at 9:53 am

    And just like that, every other Britannia ship tour video in existence gets blown out of the water. Amazing work guys, this deserves a lot of views. My family and I are taking our first-ever cruise on her to the Caribbean in a few weeks and this is exactly what I needed to see. I feel so much more prepared now. Thank you!

  • November 2, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    The magic illusion show Astonishing wasn't very astonishing at all but a normal magic show with dark areas and covers when we saw it.

  • November 2, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    The video is spoilt by the loud background music.

  • November 3, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    Looking forward to Christmas for our first cruise on this beautiful ship! Would have been nice to know age restrictions in areas where they apply as we are travelling with a 15 year old, I'm guessing the spa area and pool is over 18s?

  • November 4, 2019 at 8:19 am

    you can tell it is a luxurious cruise ship with that name.

  • November 4, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Should have called it the P O Englander SHIP due to once Scotland Wales and northern Ireland leave the union lol

  • November 4, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    I miss you britannia😢

  • November 5, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Just been on her for the 3rd time, and the balcony doors are in a right state showing signs of wear. Still love going on her though.

  • November 5, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    Great video 🙂
    Several crew members told us that they’d be adding the central staircase on this refit … most disappointed that they haven’t , it’s my only issue with her 🙂

  • November 6, 2019 at 8:08 am

    Just a couple of observations: you didn't tell us the destinations? Why such few people? Also what was the steak like snd the prawns 🤔 The buffet looks fantastic. The scotch eggs looked appetising. Apart from that the refit looks fabulous.. The library needs some nice books or ebook access? The ship looks Gargantuan! How many people can it hold? Does it only pick up from UK? Finally, can l embark/disembark from other locations as l live abroad?

  • November 6, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    How much is the retreat daily

  • November 6, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    P & O.ships… no-where as good as 'Royal Carribean'


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