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PandO Cruises

Thought to be the oldest cruise line in the world, P&O’s history can be traced back to as early as 1837. 

Founded in Southampton, known as The Peninsular Steam Navigation Company, they began taking British passengers to foreign destinations in the 1840s. Today, they pride themselves on their long history and British heritage, providing excellent customer service with traditional cruising. 

With a range of ship sizes, each offers a variety of unique activities, experiences and facilities, cruises range from 2-112 nights. 

The fleet of 7 ships calls at 225 destinations in 90 countries, over 6 continents. P&O’s traditional view on cruising and long history has made them not only an award winning cruise operator but one of the most popular cruise lines in the world.

Why Cruise with P&O Cruises?

P&O Cruises can trace its roots back over 175 years to the formation of the Peninsular Steam Navigation company in 1837, so you can be sure we’re cruise experts. The exceptional choices and service our cruises provide not only create memorable experiences, but are also great value for money. 

Guests can enjoy the holiday of a lifetime every time they cruise with us. P&O Cruises want to give passengers a holiday to remember, filled with special occasions and memorable moments. From the friendly greeting they receive as they step on board, to Black Tie nights where the entire ship dresses to the nines, or from a lazy afternoon of pampering in The Retreat, to a romantic dinner for two at a Marco Pierre White restaurant, everything about a P&O Cruises holiday will make guests feel special. And when the cabin steward knows your name, and the bar steward remembers your favourite drink, that’s simply how a P&O Cruises holiday should be.

Meet the Fleet

Pin_noun_project_5624 Adonia The smallest of the P&O ships
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Arcadia Exclusively for adults, Arcadia offers relaxations and pampering in chic settings
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Britannia Brand new Britannia - a family-friendly, larger ship
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Aurora Launched in 2000, Aurora is a mid-sized resort ship
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Azura P&O’s largest cruise ship is a family friendly resort ship
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Ventura One of P&O’s largest, family-friendly resort ships
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Oceana Launched in 2002, Oceania is a family friendly resort ship
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Pin_noun_project_5624 Oriana Part of P&O's fleet
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Life Onboard

The White Room Sample Menu
Sindhu Sample Menu
Ocean Grill Sample Menu
The Glass House Sample Wine List
Oasis Spa Sample Menu

Cruising From the UK

With cruises leaving from ports all across the UK, it couldn't be easier to join a P&O voyage. Find out about some of the UK ports by clicking below.