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Ships visiting Australia + S-E Asia: Arcadia | Aurora

The oldest cruise line in the world, British/American-owned P&O Cruises is based in Southampton, England. The line’s seven vessels provide all the trimmings that British passengers have come to expect. For most of the year cruises depart from Southampton, and are of 14 nights in duration. But cruises range from two nights to three months. In January each year three vessels embark on grand cruises that variously include the Americas, Far East, Australia and Pacific Ocean. Ventura, Arcadia and Oceana are contemporary and innovative, and focus on the first-time younger crowd as well as attracting seasoned cruisers. Aurora and Oriana offer a more traditional cruise experience. Arcadia and Oriana are child-free ships. Aurora, Azura, Oceana, Ventura and Britannia have family programs and child-friendly areas. Britannia is P&O’s largest vessel, which entered service in March 2015 to great fanfare.

P&O ships offer an expanding range of destinations: 270 ports in 90 countries. Passengers cruising on Ventura, Arcadia and Oceana can elect for traditional set seating or choose where to eat and when. Aurora and Oriana offer set seating. Aurora and Oceana also have two speciality restaurants each. As the ships sail from the U.K. for much of the year, the weather can be tricky. Ventura, Aurora, Arcadia and Oriana each have a swimming pool with a sliding glass roof. The pools on Oceana are open to the elements. The ships are known for carrying ballroom instructors. The fleet flies the British flag, but ships are registered in Bermuda to allow for weddings at sea. The passenger mix varies with the ship and length of cruise: but all are British. Recent awards include Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Pick 2014 for “Best for Families” and “Best Dining”.

P&O Cruises International 2017-2018 Ships

• Adonia
• Arcadia
• Aurora
• Azura
• Britannia
• Oceana
• Oriana
• Ventura

Adonia 2016-2017 Adonia
Passengers:710 | Cabin sizes:15-70m²
No longer with P&O Cruises. In April 2016 Adonia transferred to a new Carnival brand called "fathom", focusing on travellers interested in People to People tourism, who want to work alongside local communities ... More »
Arcadia 2016-2017 Arcadia
Passengers:2016 | Cabin sizes:16-48m²
Arcadia sails from Southampton in all directions – to UK waters, the Mediterranean (as far as the Black Sea and Israel), the Baltic Sea (with an overnight stop at St Petersburg), sub-Arctic Norway, Iceland, New... More »
Aurora 2016-2017 Aurora
Passengers:1868 | Cabin sizes:14-89m²
Aurora is based in Southampton, offering cruises ranging from 2 to 24 nights. Until the end of 2016 Aurora sails from Southampton to the Arctic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas, New England (USA) and the Caribbea... More »
Azura 2016-2017 Azura
Passengers:3100 | Cabin sizes:-m²
From April to October Azura sails out of Southampton. Cruises range from 2 to 17 nights, and destinations include the sub-Arctic Norwegian fjords, Iceland, Baltic Sea (with overnight at St Petersburg), the Iber... More »
Britannia 2016-2017 Britannia
Passengers:3674 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Britannia sails out of Southampton to sub-Arctic Norway, the Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Baltic Sea, and around the British Isles. Most cruises on this magnificent new British ship are around 7 and 14 nights... More »
Oceana 2016-2017 Oceana
Passengers:1950 | Cabin sizes:15-57m²
From November to March each year Oceana sails from Southampton. For the other months she is based in Malta (Valletta). From Southampton Oceana sails to Spain, the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and the Caribbean... More »
Oriana 2016-2017 Oriana
Passengers:1872 | Cabin sizes:14-47m²
Oriana is an adults-only ship operating out of Southampton for the British market. Cruises range from 3 to 50 nights to the Mediterranean (as far east as Venice), the Baltic Sea (staying overnight at St Petersb... More »
Ventura 2016-2017 Ventura
Passengers:3078 | Cabin sizes:13-50m²
Ventura sails out of Southampton, UK, mostly south over 7 to 14-night that visit the Iberian peninsula, the Mediterranean as far as Greece, the Canary Islands, and Morocco. If your time is limited, take a ‘get-... More »
P&O Cruises International — Cruiseline Review Rating: 4.1 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.

Top 10 Daily Deals for P&O Cruises International

Listed below (in descending order) are the 10 lowest daily rates found from our exclusive searches of EVERY cabin on EVERY ship on EVERY future cruise by this cruiseline. Results are updated here whenever changes are found, but this varies considerably with different cruiselines. If you want the cheapest cruise on this ship, this is where you will find it every time so check back often!

Sold out Available OBC = On Board Credit
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$1,229

$88

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$1,499

$88

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$1,499

$88

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Ret: Southampton

$1,079

$90

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Ret: Southampton

$999

$91

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$1,159

$97

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$1,159

$97

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$4,149

$99

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$1,399

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$1,209

$101

P&O Cruises International 2016-2017

P&O Cruises International facts

Avg star rating: 3.5 stars
Avg ship capacity: 2283
Avg passenger/space ratio: 40
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 0.44

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • All main meals on-board
  • Afternoon tea daily
  • Coffee, tea, milk, fruit juice & hot snacks
  • Make hot drinks in cabin
  • Anytime or set time dining
  • Alternative dining (extra charge)
  • Room service menu (most complimentary)
  • Pre-arranged dietary requests
  • Full afternoon tea
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Most entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Bridge, dance, watercolour instructors; lecturers (most ships)
  • Family programs 2-17y most ships morning to late evening
  • Night Nursery Service (6m – 4y)
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers
  • Shuttle buses at specified ports
  • No bar charges
  • Laundrettes

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Gratuities per person/day 12+ yrs: £5.50
  • Gratuities are voluntary & can be modified/removed on request at Guest Relations after boarding
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • Some workshops, classes & programs
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Pressing service
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • REMINDERS
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code requirements ahead

Happy Customers

We feel we can trust Clean Cruising to look after us and talking to others on board they did not get any service at all .Well done Clean Cluising. Regards Jan"

Reviewer: Janice W, NSW
Date: 20 May 2016
Rating: 9.33

Rating: 9.8/10 from 4511 reviews
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