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Calling Life's Explorers

P&O Cruises' exciting new winter 2020/21 collection is coming soon!

P&O Cruises is delighted to present the new winter 2020/2021 cruise programme, featuring a brand new programme for Iona from Southampton, as well as established favourites for their existing fleet, designed to appeal to newcomers and past guests alike.

The key features of the programme are as follows:

  • 206 new cruises from September 2020 to April 2021, offering guests holidays to the Caribbean, Dubai & Arabian Gulf, Mediterranean, Spain, Portugal & Canary Islands, Norway and the chance to see the Northern Lights, Baltic, and a selection of Short Breaks and Northern European City Escapes
  • Iona’s winter maiden season to Spain, Portugal the Canary Islands and Northern European City Escapes
  • Infant, Children, Adult 3rd and 4th prices from £1pp for off peak cruises
  • Oceana will return to Dubai and offer track itineraries including 7 night itineraries to the north and the other to the east (7, 14,15, 21 and 22 night options)
    • Oceana will be in Abu Dhabi overnight for New Year fireworks
  • Arcadia provides a 99 night Western Circumnavigation World Cruise and includes 2 full days in San Francisco, Auckland, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore
    • Southern Hemisphere Journeys and Exotic fly-cruises
  • Aurora’s Grand Tour provides a 65 night exploration of South America and the Caribbean
  • The rest of the P&O Cruises fleet continues to deliver each of their successful and established winter deployments
    • Britannia and Azura maintain their Caribbean fly-cruise programme
    • Ventura provides longer duration cruises to the Caribbean from Southampton
  • Drinks packages available
  • No discretionary daily Service Charge
  • Brand new Strictly Come Dancing experience on board Iona
  • 16 ship maiden calls
  • 1 fleet maiden call
  • 4 Northern Lights cruises (Arcadia and Aurora)
  • 3 longer cruise durations to the Caribbean (no fly cruises)
  • 18 school holiday cruises
  • 12 Christmas school holiday cruises
  • Select Price and Early Saver fares available from launch

Monday 11th March 2019, 8am - Thursday 14th March 2019, 8pm
Pre-registration for all P&O Cruises Winter 2020/21 holidays

Friday 15th March 2019, 8am - Sunday 17 March 2019, 4pm
Iona bookings open exclusively for Caribbean, Baltic and Ligurian members of P&O Cruises' loyalty club

Monday 18th March 2019, 8am
Iona Winter 2020/21 holidays on general sale

Tuesday 19th March 2019, 8am - Wednesday 20th March 2019, 8am
All P&O Cruises winter 2020/21 holidays open exclusively for Caribbean, Baltic and Ligurian loyalty club members

Thursday 21st March 2019, 8am
Selected P&O Cruises winter 2020/21 holidays on general sale

Friday 22nd March 2019, 8am
All P&O Cruises winter 2020/21 holidays on general sale

Iona winter 2020: Northern European City Escapes
On board Iona, you'll get the chance to explore Amsterdam, Bruges, Hamburg and Rotterdam. These four iconic cities are bursting with local quirks, history, culture, great beer and plenty of good times.

Iona winter 2020: Spain & Portugal
Studding the Spanish and Portuguese coastlines, these eight destinations are gateways to iconic sights and unforgettable experiences. Each has a unique cityscape, where past and present play out in a lively mix of architecture and anything-but-everyday life.

Iona winter 2020: Spain, Portugal & The Canary Islands
Discover a different side of Spain, Portugal & The Canary lslands. The itinerary takes in seven fabulous destinations famed for their beautiful beaches, rich heritage and incredible weather – perfect for a warming dose of winter sun.

Low deposit offer

P&O Cruises are offering a low deposit of 5% on all cruises in the winter 2020/2021 programme. This offer is available until Monday 29 April 2019* and is combinable with P&O Cruises Select Price or Early Saver fares and includes The World Cruise and sectors. After this date the standard deposit of 15% will apply.

Newcomer discount

A 5% booking discount is applicable to new P&O Cruises guests making a new Select Price booking from the new winter 2020/2021 collection before Monday 29 April 2019*.

Past guest discount

A 10% booking discount is applicable to past P&O Cruises guests making a new Select Price booking from their new winter 2020/2021 collection before Monday 29 April 2019*.

These offers are available across the entire winter 2020/2021 collection giving guests an incredible choice of 206 cruises sailing from September 2020 to April 2021.

Peninsular Club discount

Members of the Peninsular Club can also benefit from a 5% discount on selected holidays on Select Price bookings.

*Terms and conditions apply – see the Campaign Terms for full details.

Widen our Horizons

Widen our Horizons

Discover the epic every day on a P&O Cruises holiday

Destinations are yours to discover more deeply, when you adventure by sea and land on a P&O Cruises holiday. Revel in the excitement of throwing open your curtains each morning to an astounding new view – all yours to explore... Walk in the footsteps of the ancients in Rome, dive tropical underwater worlds in the Caribbean, dine Bedouin-style under a blanket of stars in Dubai, and so much more.

And, with the gift of extra on-board spending money, on applicable Select Price holidays booked by 29 April 2019, you’re free to enjoy even more.

Plus, save £98 per cabin per week from May 2019 when P&O Cruises remove their service charge.*

*Terms and conditions apply – see the Campaign Terms for full details.

Calling Life's Explorers

More Reasons to say ‘Cheers’

P&O Cruises Drinks Packages

To help you tailor your holiday just the way you like it, we’ve created four drinks packages that offer unbeatable choice and value. Each is available on any holiday of five nights or more and you can use your package in all the restaurants, bars and cafés on board. So, what’ll it be?

The Ultimate drinks package
£39.95pp per day
Say ‘yes’ to a cocktail or simply sip your ‘usual’. Enjoy fantastic value and the choice of nearly every drink we serve. A Children’s package is included too.

The Non-alcoholic drinks package
£19.95pp per day
From a poolside mocktail to a primo Costa coffee, take your pick from a huge range of refreshing soft drinks.

The Hot drinks package
£10.95pp per day
With a choice of unlimited primo Costa coffees, teapigs™ teas and hot chocolates, it’s no wonder some like it hot.

The Children’s drinks package
£7.95pp per day
We know how thirsty they get! Relax with unlimited selected soft drinks (also included with the Ultimate package).

*Terms and conditions apply – see the Campaign Terms for full details.

Latest News from P&O Cruises

Great service for a relaxing holiday

P&O Cruises will go to any length to ensure you enjoy the holiday of a lifetime

Great service begins the minute you start your P&O Cruises holiday. Once on board, you’ll meet your personal cabin steward who will ensure your cabin is beautifully clean, tidy and comfortable thrughout your trip and will always greet you with a friendly smile.

New, from May 2019, no discretionary daily Service Charge

P&O Cruises take huge pride in giving you a holiday that's truly memorable and their team on board is committed to providing exceptional service. From May 2019 (cruises A911, B912, E911/A, J903, N910, R907, X907 and all thereafter), the discretionary daily Service Charge on board will be removed so you can relax knowing it’s all taken care of. Changes like this do take a little bit of time to put in place, and so for holidays which depart before May, a discretionary daily Service Charge amount of £7 will continue to be added for guests aged 12 and over.

About P&O Cruises

Imagine awaking to a new view each morning. Envisage yourself enjoying service that is unlike anything on land, visiting more beautiful and vibrant places in one holiday than most people see in years, dining in exclusive restaurants and doing whatever you choose, whenever the notion takes you.

On board the seven magnificent P&O Cruises ships, with names like Aurora and Ventura you make the choices. This is your holiday after all. You can enjoy a spontaneous modern holiday. Or you can experience cruising with all the traditions. The quality of service and attention to detail let you experience a world that is both carefree and tailored to your needs and aspirations.

You can explore the world with P&O Cruises at the same time as experiencing the very best of British. Tate Modern and Tate Britain present Tate Talks and creative workshops on selected holidays and there is the opportunity to dine in restaurants created by Olly Smith and Marco Pierre White.

P&O Cruises travel to all four corners of the planet. Their holidays include a range of world cruises as well as trips to the Middle East, the Norwegian Fjords and the Canary Islands. So what are you waiting for? Book your cruise today and see what wonders await you across the waves.

Top deals from P&O Cruises

Cruise Ship - Azura


14th Dec 2019 | 14 nights

On board Azura

Ports of call: Bridgetown - St Vincent, Grenadines - St. Kitts - St Maarten, French Antilles - Grand Turk - Tortola - Antigua, Leeward Islands - St. Lucia - Grenada, Windward Islands,Grenadines - Bridgetown
Cruise Ship - Azura

Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia

8th Jun 2019 | 14 nights

On board Azura

Ports of call: Southampton - Warnemunde - Helsinki, Finland - St Petersburg, Russia - Tallinn, Estonia - Stockholm, Sweden - Copenhagen, Denmark - Southampton
Cruise Ship - Britannia

Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia

6th Jul 2019 | 14 nights

On board Britannia

Ports of call: Southampton - Skagen - Helsinki, Finland - St Petersburg, Russia - Tallinn, Estonia - Stockholm, Sweden - Copenhagen, Denmark - Southampton
Cruise Ship - Arcadia

Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia

3rd Aug 2019 | 16 nights

On board Arcadia

Ports of call: Southampton - Skagen - Fredericia - Klaipeda - Helsinki, Finland - St Petersburg, Russia - Gdansk, Poland - Oslo - Kristiansund - Southampton
Cruise Ship - Aurora

Scandinavia, Baltic, Russia

21st Jun 2019 | 16 nights

On board Aurora

Ports of call: Southampton - Skagen - Copenhagen, Denmark - Gdansk, Poland - Visby, Sweden - St Petersburg, Russia - Klaipeda - Oslo - Kristiansund - Southampton
Cruise Ship - Aurora

Scandinavia, Baltic

9th Dec 2019 | 10 nights

On board Aurora

Ports of call: Southampton - Hamburg - Oslo - Copenhagen, Denmark - Brugge - Southampton

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Blogs about P&O Cruises

Ian Warren – 09-11-2015 – Ventura Review

We wanted to cruise from the UK and, with grandchildren aged 7 and 4, it was important to choose a family friendly ship. We opted for P&O Cruises’ Ventura.


Jim & Julia Wallace – 16-09-2015 – The Glass House

Having experienced Olly Smith's Glass House on Azura's maiden Baltic cruise in 2010, we decided to pay another visit during our time on board Aurora.


Jim & Julia Wallace – 14-09-2015 – Mediterranean with P&O Cruises Aurora

Jim and Julia Wallace recently embarked on a cruise around the Mediterranean on board P&O Cruises' Aurora, departing from Southampton. Read all about their experiences via their extensive blog.


Jim & Julia Wallace – 26-05-2015 – Britannia Experience - 14 Nights sailing the Mediterranean

Jim and Julia Wallace embarked on a 14 Night Mediterranean Cruise onboard P&O Britannia. From delicious food to exciting destinations and wonderful entertainment - this is a cruise ship to get excited about.


Sharon Allen – 18-03-2015 – Britannia - A Modern Classic

Britannia is the largest ship built for British holidaymakers and has been designed exclusively for the British market. Over 20,000 people were consulted during the design period – past cruisers and also, importantly, people who have not yet been on a cruise.


Geoff and Sue Anderson – 18-03-2015 – Review of P&O Cruises, Britannia

Britannia looks wonderful in the new colour scheme with a gleaming white hull and giant Union flag on her bow and with the new look blue painted funnels, we are sure she cannot fail to impress.


Ian Warren – 16-03-2015 – P&O Cruises, Britannia Review

At 141,000 tons, Britannia is the largest cruise ship ever built exclusively for the British Market, and she will carry 3,647 passengers at normal operating capacity, with 1,350 members of crew to look after them.


Helen Worthington – 16-03-2015 – Britannia to Rule the Waves?

P&O's newest and largest ship, Britannia offers the very finest elements of Great Britain. Intimate lounges, stunning bars and elegant restaurants build up a truly unique atmosphere that is quintessentially British. Helen Worthington was lucky enough to be invited on board for a one-night stay and provides her review of the ship.


Flavia Gray – 16-03-2015 – P&O Cruises, Britannia - Ship Review

On Monday 9th March, Her Majesty the Queen officially named P&O Cruises newest ship, Britannia. With a variety of bars, lounges and restaurants; this ship aims to showcase the very best of British and the elegant on board features create an intimate atmosphere.


John Moore – 15-04-2015 – Two Nights on P&O Cruises' Britannia

Britannia is a very large ship and I feared it would be too big with a lot of queuing, particularly at the restaurants at peak dining times. How wrong could I have been?


GoCruise – 05-01-2015 – Food and Drink Heaven Awaits on board P&O Britannia

Love food and drink? Love Cruises? It’s a no brainer! Travel with P&O Cruises’ brand new ship, Britannia, and you will be able to wine and dine over many culinary delights whilst enjoying the contemporary luxury P&O have to offer. With the influence of five food heroes including Marco Pierre White, James Martin, Eric Lanlard, Atul Kochhar and Olly Smith - you are spoilt for choice!

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