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Don’t get your hopes too high

Operated by Minoan lines, this is a ship - a large catamaran that will transport people (and cars... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Yhw179
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Never again

August 2018 was our last trip with Minoan, we will avoid it from now on. Although we have had good... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
chabadav
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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23 Sep 2018
“Don’t get your hopes too high”
23 Aug 2018
“Never again”
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Two and a half hours late departing Ancona to Igoumenitsa meant having to wait around the Ancona ferry Port marshalling area. It’s soulless. Poor facilities. Once on board parked in disabled space between garage and deck 7 entrance and lift. Cabin was deck 9. Small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I took the Minoan Lines ferry from Thira, Santorini to Heraklion, Crete. It was only an hour and a half trip and it was a very comfortable ride. The seats in economy are quite large and comfortable, and recline very far. There was a cafe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Operated by Minoan lines, this is a ship - a large catamaran that will transport people (and cars) from Mykonos to Santorini. It leaves from the new port in Mykonos that can be accessed via taxi for 15€ one way (from Mykonos city). Be sure...More

Thank Yhw179
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Reading other reviews amazed me. Our experience of Minoan has always been good. Perhaps we have lower expectation having travelled on quite a few car ferries. We have crossed the English channel, the North Sea, the Aegean, the Mediterranean, the Irish sea and the Adriatic....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

August 2018 was our last trip with Minoan, we will avoid it from now on. Although we have had good experience in the past 5-6 years when travelling between Ancona and Patra, we realised this Summer that Minoan has seriously gone down in quality. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chabadav
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I had a reservation since month. 10 days before departure I received in my holidays a sms that the ferry is canceld. Booked another ferry without cabines. Now travelling 24 hours with Kids in seats. Last time with this line.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lakedaimon76
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our ferry arrived several hours late which jeopardized parts of the rest of our trip. To "compensate" us, they gave us a horrific can of tuna & beans (see the photo). They were so bad, most of our group gave them to some homeless people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Used Minoan on three occasions for Italy/Greece transfers with family and a car. To be honest, can't fault them. Car decks are as efficient as any other large ferry operator, cabins are spotless and offer comfortable bunks with high quality linen. The restaurant offers good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Citrus-Farmer
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Took Cruise Olympia for a round trip Patras-Ancona-Patras and we totally regret it! It is a potty that Minoan Lines has become under the Italian flag such a horrible company. We has a trip several years ago with Europa Palace of the same company (it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We bought via Internet a passage with car ferry from Patras to Brindisi. It was quite cheap at May. The ship should start at Patras at 5 pm and should arrive at Brindisi next morning at 8:30 am. We took just a standard seat on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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