P&O Cruises from Southampton

P&O Cruises from Southampton

Britain’s favourite cruise line!

Celebrating over 180 years and currently sailing a fleet of 7 ships from Southampton to 250+ destinations you will find a ship and destination to suit every taste.
P&O Cruises offer more ex-uk cruises from Southampton than any other cruise line; indeed one in every two cruises sailing from the UK is with P&O.

P&O Cruises Destinations

Destinations include the Arabian Gulf, Baltic, British Isles, Canary Islands and Iberia, Caribbean, Norway & Iceland, North America & Canada, Mediterranean plus short breaks, epic longer exotic and world cruises.

P&O Cruises – Tailored to British tastes

 You will feel at home on board with:
Tea & coffee making facilities in your cabin,
UK plug sockets
British Pounds as the currency used on board
 Menus designed by famous British Food Heroes such as Marco Pierre White, twice Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, master pâtissier Eric Lanlard and wine buff Olly Smith.
British craft beers ales and ciders available
British-distilled Anderson’s Gin – exclusive to P&O Cruises.
Drink prices most likely to match your local pub
On-board shops stocked with famous British brands such as Ted Baker, Cath Kidston and Karen Millen.

P&O Cruises – Entertainment

Entertainment is also geared to British tastes with West End style shows, stand-up comedians, tribute acts, DJ’s and live bands. Plus look out for themed and event cruises such as Strictly Come Dancing with opportunities for one-to-one dance lessons and hosted dinners.  Cooking demonstrations and masterclasses are available on selected cruises.

P&O Cruises – Family-Friendly or Child Free!

A number of ships are designated family friendly and offer an excellent range of children’s clubs for different age ranges from 2 years up to 17 years.  A night nursery service is also available on selected cruises from 6pm to 2:00am.

All included in the your P&O Cruise:

Ensuite accommodation
All meals throughout the cruise
Complimentary tea & coffee during the day and early evening.
Tea & Coffee facilities in cabin
All entertainment
Daily onboard activities
Sports & Leisure facilities
Welcome and farewell cocktail parties
All port taxes and fees
No gratuity is added to beverages unlike some lines.

P&O Cruises Tipping (now included):

*From May 2019 in a bid to make life simpler for passengers P&O Cruises will scrap the discretionary daily Service Charge on board so you can relax knowing it’s all taken care of!

Which P&O cruise ship for you?

P&O Cruises have a ship and holiday to suit every style and taste – from classic and traditionally styled child free smaller ships, to 5* glamour at sea or fun & family ships.


P&O Arcadia Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Arcadia (Stylish & Child Free)

Size: Medium
Built: 2004 (Refit 2017)
Tonnage/Size: 83,781
Total Passengers: 2094/2175 (min/max)
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P&O Cruises Aurora Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Aurora (Classically Styled)

Size: Medium
Built: 2000 (Refit 2014)
Tonnage/Size: 76,152
Total Passengers: 1870/1950 (min/max)
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P&O Cruises Azura Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Azura (Stylish & Sophisticated)

Size: Large
Built: 2010
Tonnage/Size: 115,055
Total Passengers: 3100/3600 (min/max)
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P&O Cruises Britannia Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Britannia (5* Glamour At Sea)

Size: Large
Built: 2015
Tonnage/Size: 143,000
Total Passengers: 3647/4372 (min/max)
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P&O Cruises Iona Cruise Ship Maiden Voyage 2020

Iona (Stunning New Flagship)

Size: Large
Built: 2020
Tonnage/Size: 184,700
Total Passengers: 5200/ (min/max)
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P&O Crusies Oceana Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Oceana (Fun all-rounder)

Size: Medium
Built: 2000
Tonnage/Size: 77,499
Total Passengers: 2016/2275 (min/max)
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P&O Cruises Ventura Cruise Ship - Cruises from Southampton

Ventura (Family Favourite)

Size: Large
Built: 2008
Tonnage/Size: 116,017
Total Passengers: 3078/3600 (min/max)
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