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Anyone know when more information will be released?

We need a specific kind of cabin so would like to book as soon as they go on sale.

 

Thank you

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Thank you Jean.

Will they release a brochure with all the deck plans etc before then?

Edited by Mrs applehead
Missed a word out

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Keep checking P and O website as they will put specific information on nearer the time.Alternatively register with one of the specialist cruise travel agents so they can let you know all the details.They will also be able to help with specific cabin choice.

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After reading that the soot issue on Britannia is still a problem and thinking it won't be a problem with Iona's LNG engines, then I read that AIDAnova, it's sister ship, will have diesel engines to power the on board services elecricity.

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After reading that the soot issue on Britannia is still a problem and thinking it won't be a problem with Iona's LNG engines, then I read that AIDAnova, it's sister ship, will have diesel engines to power the on board services elecricity.

 

Diesel is far different to the heavy marine oil the engines are powered by.

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Diesel is far different to the heavy marine oil the engines are powered by.

I understand that Britannia is powered by diesel electric motors, rather the HFO.

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Sorry I thought you were worried about soot from the diesel electric engines.

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Sorry I thought you were worried about soot from the diesel electric engines.

Yes the point I was making was that if Iona also has secondary diesel engines, then she may also have a soot problem.

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Yes the point I was making was that if Iona also has secondary diesel engines, then she may also have a soot problem.

 

If the godmother is announced as Harry Corbett's wife start worrying.

 

Lol John

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I understand that Britannia is powered by diesel electric motors, rather the HFO.

 

MV Britannia has two 12 cylinder and two 14 cylinder diesel engines that usually burn HFO.

 

Each diesel engine drives a generator.

 

VP

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Whilst I wouldn’t book another aft cabin on Britannia, I was hoping to be able to do so on Iona, however, I have noticed that there are outdoor public areas all along the aft of the ship on the promenade deck, so I wouldn’t consider a cabin above them for fear of noise disturbance late at night. Shame.

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I'm sure I read somewhere that the inside cabin are 140 square feet, if that is right it makes it 20 square feet less than on Ventura. I can't find where I read it now. I wonder how the other cabins compare.

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I'm sure I read somewhere that the inside cabin are 140 square feet, if that is right it makes it 20 square feet less than on Ventura. I can't find where I read it now. I wonder how the other cabins compare.

Checking Aidanova cabin dimensions, inside cabins are 140-170 sq. ft

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According to the P&O website, Ventura's inside cabins vary from (approx) 137 - 181 sq ft.

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Anyone know when more information will be released?

We need a specific kind of cabin so would like to book as soon as they go on sale.

 

Thank you

 

They will release the deck plans and prices for pre-registration on Monday 3rd September.

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They will release the deck plans and prices for pre-registration on Monday 3rd September.

 

But that is too late you can pre-register from 8am on 3rd September so how can you pre register for a particular cabin when you dont cabins, deck plans and prices.

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A new
was added to the Iona microsite. This area looks very sexy. I'm excited.

 

If that's your idea of sexy, I feel very sorry for you ;).

 

Seriously though, whilst I am not interested in sailing on Iona, I think this area could be really good. They do however have to ensure they get some key things right. The air-con must be very effective otherwise people will boil in the sun and freeze in cooler climes. Also, with several eating places (including a grill and pizzeria & street-food) and the chlorine from the pool, the extraction system needs to be good & quiet!

Edited by Britboys
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