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:
All meals throughout the cruise
Complimentary tea & coffee during the day and early evening.
Tea & Coffee facilities in cabin
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 (extra):
Currently* a discretionary amount of £7.00 is added to your on-board account each day, for each guest aged 12 and over. This helps reward the waiters and buffet staff as well as your cabin steward or butler, who greatly appreciate your recognition of their hard work.
*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.
Arcadia (Stylish & Child Free)
Built: 2004 (Refit 2017)
Total Passengers: 2094/2175 (min/max)
Aurora (Classically Styled)
Built: 2000 (Refit 2014)
Total Passengers: 1870/1950 (min/max)
Azura (Stylish & Sophisticated)
Total Passengers: 3100/3600 (min/max)
Britannia (5* Glamour At Sea)
Total Passengers: 3647/4372 (min/max)
Iona (Stunning New Flagship)
Total Passengers: 5200/ (min/max)
Oceana (Fun all-rounder)
Total Passengers: 2016/2275 (min/max)
Oriana (Traditional & Child Free)
Total Passengers: 1880/1950 (min/max)