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Discovering the best on-board entertainment in Articles

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Holidays are all about relaxation, delicious food, beautiful destinations and being entertained. There’s never a dull moment on board our ships and providing you with the best entertainment at sea is a big part of what we do. From dazzling West End-style shows to stand-up comedy, live music and much, much more, we want you to have something to look forward to at every moment of your holiday.   In the spotlight If theatre’s your thing, then you’re in for a treat. On our ships...

Entertainment on board Britannia in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Britannia. Whether you’re a dance-the-night-away kind of gal or a chap who enjoys nothing more than a bit of British wit, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Azura in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Azura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Azura has it all.

Entertainment on board Ventura in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Ventura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Aurora in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Aurora, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Aurora has it all.

Entertainment on board Arcadia in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Arcadia, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone and it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Arcadia has it all.

Entertainment on board Oceana in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Oceana, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Oriana in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Azura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Azura has it all.

What entertainment is available on board? in Help & advice

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P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. With a range of activities and entertainment taking place throughout the day, you’ll struggle to fit everything in. From dazzling West-End style performances in the ship's theatres to comedy and live music, piano recitals and tribute bands. Cinema and film screenings, dance classes, pub quizzes, sports tournaments,...

Cruise Entertainment - P&O Cruises

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When dusk falls, it's time to play and your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, so you can be sure of a memorable night. Enjoy a dazzling show, a cocktail or two, whirling roulettes or dancing under the stars, the choice is yours.

Can I pre book the entertainment on board? in Help & advice

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The entertainment on board including shows and cabaret acts are usually shown twice a night to ensure that everyone has access to see them. There is no charge for these shows and they cannot be pre booked either prior to embarkation or on board. This includes the performances during Strictly Come Dancing cruises and other headline acts. Selected performances are ticketed (without charge) to ensure that everyone will have the opportunity to see the shows. The Limelight Club on Britannia can be...

New year, fantastic new entertainment in Articles

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We pride ourselves on putting on some amazing shows to keep you entertained on holiday. Whatever your musical taste, you’ll find something to keep you happy in our theatres – from classical and jazz to cabaret and tribute acts, we’ve got it covered.    This year, we’re delighted to welcome three graduates from ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent to the fold.   Jai McDowall Scottish singer-songwriter Jai McDowall took first prize in the talent contest in 2011, winning...

Which entertainment acts will be performing during... in Help & advice

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Our very own theatre cast are on board to wow you with spectacular performances in our beautiful theatres. The stars of Strictly Come Dancing will be joining us on selected cruises for some exhilarating displays of flashy footwork. There’s even the opportunity to take some dance master classes and get tips from the professionals. Although those brave enough to take the stage may find themselves under the withering stare of some very special guest judges.... If theatre and dancing...

Dining on board Britannia in Ships

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From fine dining to pizzas by the pool, find out about all the food and dining options available on board Britannia, P&O Cruises newest cruise ship. Plus, have you always wanted to hone your skills in the kitchen, but never found the time? Well what better time than on holiday? Led by Britain’s favourite TV chef, James Martin, Britannia's Cookery Club is a brand new innovation for P&O Cruises...

Dining on board P&O cruise ships

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Find fabulous on-board eateries & restaurants to suit your every mood on board our ships.

Shopping on board in Life On Board

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Step inside our on-board shops and discover an exciting world of tax and duty free shopping. We’re proud to offer a great selection of products from some of the world’s best-known brands.

Mediterranean fly-cruises

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Fly straight to your ship and pack more sightseeing, beaches and adventures into your holiday. Stroll on the glamorous French Riviera. Visit Italy’s great cities – Rome, Venice and Florence. Discover Croatia with calls at Dubrovnik, Hvar and Split. Stop off in the Greek Islands and shop in Turkey’s bazaars. The choice is yours.

Cruise deals & cheap cruises

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Discover our best cruise deals, last minute cruises and cheap cruise holidays around the world. We offer great cruises at low prices. View our deals today.

Food Heroes

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Our Food Heroes are helping us to raise the bar with fantastic food and wine that celebrates Great British and global traditions. With a passion for provenance and quality ingredients, they are among the brightest lights of the British culinary scene. Their unique characters, skills and expertise shine through in the dishes they create for us on every P&O Cruises holiday.

More TV choice on board in Articles

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You can now access an increased range of TV channels to enjoy in your cabin, including all your favourite soaps, dramas and natural history programmes on the newly created BBC HD, a bespoke global entertainment channel exclusive to P&O Cruises and our sister brand Cunard for the month of January. You’ll be able to watch at a time that suits you, as the shows are repeated three times within 24 hours. Settle back to catch favourites such as Planet Earth 1 , Top Gear , Silent Witness ,...

Life on board Adonia in Ships

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There are plenty of daily activities on board Adonia to keep you busy with bars, pools, sports venues and shops, or you can relax by the pool. With a range of organised activities taking place throughout the day, you’ll struggle to fit everything in!

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About Christchurch in Destinations

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With Christchurch cruises, as you arrive in Lyttelton, there's a chance that its narrow harbour may remind you of a Scottish Lock. From here, cruise passengers head straight to Christchurch, a city blessed with a lively entertainment scene, strong cultural heritage, beautiful parks and gardens and a great selection of shops. The city's tram system links all the major attractions of the Cultural Precinct. On a Christchurch cruise must-sees include Christchurch Cathedral, the botanic gardens, the...

About Sydney in Destinations

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One of the world's great cities and harbours, Sydney always lives up to great expectations. When you are on one of our Sydney cruises, the first glimpse of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House will stay in your memory forever. Even before the 2000 Olympics, cruises to Sydney had much to offer - hosting the games just made the city even better with improved facilities and extra dining and entertainment venues all round. From the waterside restaurants fringing the historic Rocks district, the...

About Malaga in Destinations

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A gateway to so many Andalucian attractions and Costa del Sol resorts, Spanish cruise port Malaga stands out in its own right as a vibrant destination with its own unique character. This second city of Andalucia has many Moorish influences, seen at their best in the stunning Alcazaba. Built on the site of a Roman fortress between the 8th and 11th Centuries, the castle's huge walls and fortified gates ensure a grand entrance.  Inside, a restored Roman amphitheatre now acts as an outdoor...

About Manila in Destinations

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Truly the city that never sleeps, the Philippine capital and cruise port of Manila promises a real buzz of an experience from the moment you see (and hear!) the first multi-coloured jeepney whiz by. These former US military jeeps are individually customised as the world's most distinctive taxis with all sorts of logos, bells, whistles and horns to add an extra splash of colour and noise to the city's already teeming streets. Split into business, hotel, residential, shopping and...

About Liverpool in Destinations

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The famous waterfront is a great place to start your magical mystery tour of this former European Capital of Culture. Within a one-mile sweep along the river Mersey you'll find more heritage, culture and entertainment opportunities than you can shake a stick at. The name Liverpool may mean 'muddy water', but the modern Mersey is anything but muddy, with the vibrant Albert Dock at the rejuvenated heart of the city's historic waterfront. Here, amongst the country's largest collection of Grade I...

About Baltimore in Destinations

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Nicknamed 'Charm City', Baltimore's seductive combination of urban chic and historic reverence is a captivating blend. Amongst a network of diverse districts strong architecture sits within blue skies and boat-filled marinas speak of the city's rich maritime history. The north/south divide gives way to an interesting mix of moods - vibrant and vivacious, warm and welcoming. Stroll the broad avenues of wealthy Mt Vernon, soak up the village ambience of Little Italy and visit the Bohemian...

About the Bay of Islands in Destinations

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The Bay of Islands cruise destination is New Zealand's finest maritime park and comprises 144 islands, myriad bays and beaches around the coastline. The Bay, with its subtropical climate and pristine natural environment, has an abundance of marine life, including the big marlin, whales, penguins, dolphins, gannets and many other species. And although it's an aquatic playground for adventure activities and escapist relaxation, much of Northlands extensive coastline remains unspoilt. The...

About Bornholm in Destinations

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The 587 square kilometre Danish island of Bornholm lies in the middle of the Baltic Sea. Its geologically diverse landscape combines features found on close neighbours Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Embark on one of our cruises to Bornholm and you can explore craggy bedrocks in the north, white sand beaches and sand dunes in the south. Amongst farms and forests, fortresses and fishing villages sit Bornholm's four 'round churches', which are an integral part of the island's image. Another...

About Vancouver in Destinations

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Vancouver, Canada's third-largest city, is dynamic and multicultural, and set in a spectacular natural environment. Cradled between the ocean and snow-capped mountains, its idyllic waterfront is dotted with fine beaches and it has an abundance of parkland. Its dazzling Downtown district occupies a narrow peninsula and is lined with modern architecture and mirror-fronted skyscrapers. Beyond the city the Coast Mountains rise in steep, forested slopes and offer a profusion of outdoor...

About Victoria in Destinations

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Victoria, located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, is the capital city of British Columbia, Canada. Yet it's a small, relaxed and pleasantly sophisticated place, with a quaint waterfront area and an undeniably English feel. Filled with museums and art galleries, castles, landmarks, gardens and zoos, Victoria's attractions invite you into a world of history, entertainment and colour. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants, in combination with a very generous dose of natural beauty....

About Wilmington in Destinations

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From the busy port of Wilmington it is just a short journey to Philadelphia, the first capital of the United States and the town where it all began. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the 'city of brotherly love' as it is known today, Philadelphia embraces the American spirit. Ethnically and culturally diverse, this city of neighbourhoods is rich in community and civic pride. From the fashionable homes and tree-lined streets of Society Hill to tight-knit South...

British Isles in Destinations

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With mini cruise holidays starting from just 2 nights, short cruises are an ideal way to take time out from a busy lifestyle. With the same range of entertainment, dining options and leisure facilities that are found on our longer voyages, these mini cruises are designed to help you get the most out of your days and nights on board. Enjoy a weekend with friends on a short cruise to Bruges, or spend a week with loved ones cruising the fjords. Either way, it’s an incredibly hassle free way to...

Canadian Cruises in Destinations

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Canadian Cruises along the country's eastern coast deliver a wealth of breathtaking destinations - from towering cliffs and long peaceful beaches, to picturesque bays and charming villages, there is no shortage of ways to discover the sights and enjoy the renowned hospitality of this area. Rich with history and abundant with natural beauty, all these wonders have been here for thousands of years and are simply waiting to be enjoyed from our Canadian cruises.

Western Europe Cruises in Destinations

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With mini cruise holidays starting from just 2 nights, Western Europe cruises are an ideal way to take time out from a busy lifestyle. With the same range of entertainment, dining options and leisure facilities that are found on our longer voyages, these mini cruises are designed to help you get the most out of your days and nights on board. Enjoy a weekend with friends on a short cruise to Bruges, or spend a week with loved ones cruising the fjords. Either way, it’s an incredibly hassle free...

Baltic cruises - Norway & Russia cruises in Destinations

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As you sail on our Baltic cruises, you’ll find there is something quite enthralling about the scenery in this part of the world. Gilded cities that cut majestic silhouettes across the sky. Forests that give way to cascading waterfalls. The Baltic landscape has been carved by the ocean and there really is no better way to visit this region than on a cruise. The Baltic opens up an ancient world. Harking back to their Viking ancestry, the residents of the Baltic thrive on ocean life. Fresh fish...

USA Cruises in Destinations

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New England is widely recognised as a beautiful and distinctly American region, and is a perfect cruise destination. There are spectacular sandy beaches, mansions, vineyards and marinas, alongside such historical sites as Boston, the birthplace of the American Revolution. Lighthouses are scattered along the rocky, picturesque coastline where whale watching is a major draw for visitors. Head further south and you reach the most iconic of American cities - New York. Cruises into this remarkable...

About Arica in Destinations

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Never mind Chile, it's positively chilled out in Arica, where the sun shines all year round. With its miles of golden sand dunes at the foot of El Morro hill, there's a laid back surfer dude vibe in the City of Eternal Spring. Grab a board (or fun-sized boogie board) and head north for calmer waters, while more experienced surfers can ride the waves south of El Morro. Speaking of the famous rock which dominates the beach, allow 10 minutes to reach the summit to discover more about this...

About East London in Destinations

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East London is situated at the mouth of the Buffalo and Nahoon Rivers in one of the most romantic regions of South Africa. With unspoilt beaches, waterfalls tumbling into the sea and pristine forest areas, the nearby Wild Coast is like a pre-historic subtropical Eden offering incredible scenery to people on board an East London cruise. Of its many private reserves Inkwenkwezi is within easy reach of the city. Driving through the dry, natural grasslands, game viewing is one of the truly...

About Hellesylt in Destinations

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Nearby Geiranger might be more widely known, but the UNESCO World Heritage listed village of Hellesylt seems determined not to be overshadowed by its more famous neighbour. Surrounded by towering, snow-capped peaks and with a spectacular roaring waterfall cascading through the centre of the village and directly into the fjord, the former Viking settlement is every inch the quintessential Norwegian fjord town.    The slogan of the Norwegian Tourist Board; "Powered by Nature",...

About New Orleans in Destinations

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With its atmospheric French Quarter, New Orleans oozes character quite unlike any other American city or cruise port. It is the sort of place where anything seems to go - that is why Americans love to call it the "Big Easy". Its melting pot of influences; African, French and Caribbean, give this city on the Mississippi River a unique vibrancy, not least after dark when the music clubs and bars strike up with authentic jazz and blues sounds. Preservation Hall is only the best known of its...

South Pacific cruises in Destinations

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On South Pacific cruises discover, far from any mainland and in the midst of the Ocean, a group of islands that offer a distinctly different experience. Here, natural beauty is found in high peaks, dramatic harbours and under azure skies. South Pacific cruises give you the opportunity to enjoy a real sense of freedom, walking barefoot on the soft white sands and through the lush rainforests of these subtropical islands. As they seemingly rise up out of the ocean, on a South Pacific cruise or...

Entertainment on board Britannia in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Britannia. Whether you’re a dance-the-night-away kind of gal or a chap who enjoys nothing more than a bit of British wit, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Azura in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Azura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Azura has it all.

Entertainment on board Ventura in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Ventura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Aurora in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Aurora, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Aurora has it all.

Entertainment on board Arcadia in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Arcadia, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone and it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Arcadia has it all.

Entertainment on board Oceana in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Oceana, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Entertainment on board Oriana in Ships

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There’s never a dull moment on board Azura, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone ad it's all included in the price of your holiday! From dazzling West End style performances, comedy shows, live music, piano recitals and tribute bands to night clubs, dance classes and pub quizzes; Azura has it all.

Dining on board Britannia in Ships

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From fine dining to pizzas by the pool, find out about all the food and dining options available on board Britannia, P&O Cruises newest cruise ship. Plus, have you always wanted to hone your skills in the kitchen, but never found the time? Well what better time than on holiday? Led by Britain’s favourite TV chef, James Martin, Britannia's Cookery Club is a brand new innovation for P&O Cruises...

Life on board Adonia in Ships

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There are plenty of daily activities on board Adonia to keep you busy with bars, pools, sports venues and shops, or you can relax by the pool. With a range of organised activities taking place throughout the day, you’ll struggle to fit everything in!

Food and dining on board Ventura in Ships

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Find out more about all Ventura's food and dining facilities.

Food and dining on board Arcadia in Ships

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Find out more about all Arcadia's food and dining facilities. Enjoy a two-tier restaurant offering a choice of Club Dining - the same table at the same time each evening - or Freedom Dining with no fixed seating or dining times. There’s also the opportunity to visit the Select Dining venues of Sindhu, the first restaurant at sea from celebrity chef Atul Kochhar and The Ocean Grill.

Activities on board Britannia in Ships

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Stepping aboard Britannia you'll find this cruise ship a destination in its own right. With plenty of daily activities to keep you busy, bars, pools, sports and shops. You can relax by the pool, catch a film or enjoy a cookery demo. At sea away from the rigours of routine the world unfolds at a leisurely pace and you have time to do as little or as much as you please.

Accommodation on board Azura in Ships

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From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste on Azura. All our accommodation is air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many rooms feature balconies to give you additional outside space.

Activities on board Ventura in Ships

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There are plenty of daily activities on board to keep you busy with bars, pools, sports venues and shops, or you can relax by the pool with a good book.

Accommodation on board Aurora in Ships

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From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste on Aurora. All our accommodation is air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many rooms feature balconies to give you additional outside space.

Accommodation on board Arcadia in Ships

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From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste on Arcadia. All our accommodation is air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many rooms feature balconies to give you additional outside space.

Accommodation on board Adonia in Ships

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From inside cabins to balcony cabins and luxurious suites, you will find a room for every budget and taste on Adonia. All our accommodation is air-conditioned and well designed, to give you as much space as possible and to help you relax into your surroundings. Many rooms feature balconies to give you additional outside space.

Britannia - a family friendly ship in Ships

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There has never been a more stylish way to see the world. Find out more about all our cruise ship, Britannia, has to offer including life on board, dining, entertainment, activities and much more.

Health and spa facilities on board Britannia in Ships

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Spa, beauty and fitness at sea. Relax and unwind in Britannia's on board spa, let us pamper you in the salon and rejuvenate yourself with our on board gym and fitness classes.

Azura - a family-friendly ship in Ships

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Discover the family-friendly P&O Cruises Azura cruise ship, one of the fleet's largest with an incredible choice of facilities.

Aurora - a family-friendly ship in Ships

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Azura is one of the largest cruise ships in the P&O Cruises fleet. Azura offers an incredible choice of bars, restaurants, sports and spa facilities, entertainment, plus lots of other exciting and unique features. She is ideal for both adults and families with children.

Shopping on board in Life On Board

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Step inside our on-board shops and discover an exciting world of tax and duty free shopping. We’re proud to offer a great selection of products from some of the world’s best-known brands.

Emergencies on board in Life On Board

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Accessible cabins and ship access in Life On Board

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All our ships feature accessible cabins; they include wide doorways into the cabin and bathroom, as well as sufficient floor space for wheelchair maneuverability. All accessible balcony cabins feature ramped access to the balcony. The bathroom is a wet room style shower room; with a flush threshold into the cabin and grab rails for shower and toilet as well as a pull down shower chair.

P&O Cruises Guided Tour in Life On Board

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Cruising – is it for you?

Find out with a guided tour

If you’re new to cruising, here’s a great way to put your toe in the water. Join us for a guided tour of one of our magnificent ships and explore all that a P&O Cruises holiday has to offer. Your guide will be an experienced and enthusiastic cruiser who will give you a unique insight and reveal the wonders of your chosen ship. Along the way you’ll see our spacious cabins, restaurants, bars, theatres and indulgent...

Assistance dogs in Life On Board

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Find out more about travelling on board with assistance dogs.

Travelling alone in Life On Board

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Find out more about travelling along with a reduced mobility or disability.

Intellectual, cognitive & development... in Life On Board

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Deaf/hard of hearing in Life On Board

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Guests must inform us in advance of their disability including deaf or hard of hearing; this allows us to identify any extra services that we may be able to offer you to enhance your cruising experience.

Blind/visual impairments in Life On Board

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Mobility equipment in Life On Board

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Mobility Ashore in Life On Board

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Medical equipment in Life On Board

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Foodie experiences you’ll love in Life On Board

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We know that great food lies at the heart of a great holiday. That’s why we offer dining to suit every mood with innovative and delicious menus crafted by top chefs. Their beautifully presented dishes reflect the luxurious surroundings of our on-board dining venues and the amazing food cultures of the countries you’ll explore along the way.

Our Food Heroes are helping us to raise the bar with fantastic food and wine that celebrates Great British and global traditions. With...

Great service for a relaxing holiday in Life On Board

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We will go to any length to ensure you enjoy the holiday of a lifetime

Great service begins the minute you arrive in Southampton with porters waiting to take your luggage before you even check-in and as you board, you’ll be welcomed by members of the ship’s company. Once on board, you’ll meet your personal cabin steward who will ensure your cabin is as comfortable as possible throughout your trip and will always greet you with a friendly smile. If you are travelling in a...

Accessible Shore excursions in Life On Board

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City Stays and Land Tours in Life On Board

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Flights in Life On Board

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Wheelchairs and mobility scooters should be checked in with your baggage and will be transported in the aircraft hold. The airport will provide wheelchair assistance from check-in, according to the information you provide on the medical and mobility questionnaire. (To request a questionnaire please call our Customer Contact Centre on 0843 374 0111, calls cost 3p per minute) If you intend to bring a scooter or any electrical mobility aid, you must contact the airline at least one week prior to departure to confirm carriage.

What entertainment is available on board? in Help & advice

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P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. With a range of activities and entertainment taking place throughout the day, you’ll struggle to fit everything in. From dazzling West-End style performances in the ship's theatres to comedy and live music, piano recitals and tribute bands. Cinema and film screenings, dance classes, pub quizzes, sports tournaments,...

Can I pre book the entertainment on board? in Help & advice

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The entertainment on board including shows and cabaret acts are usually shown twice a night to ensure that everyone has access to see them. There is no charge for these shows and they cannot be pre booked either prior to embarkation or on board. This includes the performances during Strictly Come Dancing cruises and other headline acts. Selected performances are ticketed (without charge) to ensure that everyone will have the opportunity to see the shows. The Limelight Club on Britannia can be...

Which entertainment acts will be performing during... in Help & advice

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Our very own theatre cast are on board to wow you with spectacular performances in our beautiful theatres. The stars of Strictly Come Dancing will be joining us on selected cruises for some exhilarating displays of flashy footwork. There’s even the opportunity to take some dance master classes and get tips from the professionals. Although those brave enough to take the stage may find themselves under the withering stare of some very special guest judges.... If theatre and dancing...

Is there a theatre on board and are there... in Help & advice

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Yes, there is a theatre on board each of our ships. Adonia - The Theatre on Adonia is designed more like a lounge and is an open space. The whole of the Lounge is accessible for wheelchairs and the seating and tables can be moved to ensure sufficient space for guests using a wheelchair or scooter. The Entertainment Team are located at the entrance of the lounge doors each evening 30 minutes before the show starts, and are there to offer assistance to those that may be need help in finding a...

What activities are available on board? in Help & advice

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P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night. With a range of activities taking place throughout the day, you’ll struggle to fit everything in. From pub quizzes, to sports tournaments, dance lessons, informative talks and interactive...

What will I need to pay for on board? in Help & advice

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Almost all services on board are included in your holiday fare, however there are a few items not included. The inclusive nature of our holidays ensures you can enjoy exceptional value for money. In addition to this, there are a few items you may need to budget for, as well as a few little luxuries that you can choose to purchase whilst you are on-board: Coffee and drinks in the bars and restaurants (charges may apply to food items from the coffee bars). Drinks in your cabin Shore excursions...

Where can I dine on board? in Help & advice

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There are 6 places to dine on Adonia: The Pacific Restauran t - main dining room used for club dining, located on Prom deck Ocean Grill - inspired by Marco Pierre White, located on Sun deck. (A reservation can be made to dine in this venue and a cover charge will apply). Glasshouse - A relaxed yet stylish bar and restaurant. A truly sophisticated environment in which to enjoy a leisurely glass of wine, a light lunch, or an evening meal Conservatory - Buffet restaurant located on Lido deck....

How can I apply to be an entertainer or guest... in Help & advice

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If you are musician, duo, trio, band or classical musician, please contact our shore side Musical Director via email dave.desmond@carnivalukgroup.com . If you are a Watercolour art instructor/Ballroom dance instructor/Bridge instructor please email their details to entsactivities@carnivalukgroup.com If you wish to be a speaker on board apply to Speakers@carnivalukgroup.com All other entertainers, please send your details (biog/showreel etc) to entertainment@carnivalukgroup.com

Do you have theme nights on board? in Help & advice

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Yes. For details of the specific Theme Nights on any cruise (except Britannia), please see What will the dress code be whilst I am on-board? The exact dates that Theme Nights are held will be confirmed once on-board. Theme Nights you might expect to find on-board a P&O Cruises holiday: 60s & 70s 80s & 90s Black & White Country & Western Tropical Pirates Deck Party Dressing for theme nights: Getting involved and dressing up for a Theme Night is great fun, but it...

Do you have pianos on board your ships? in Help & advice

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Yes we do have pianos on-board our ships, however these are not for guests to use and are only for the entertainment staff to use. Please see below for the location of pianos across our fleet: Adonia has 4 pianos on-board: Curzon Lounge Glass House Andersons Crows Nest Arcadia has 6 pianos on-board: Crows nest The Palladium Globe Piano bar Spinnaker bar The Retreat Aurora has 9 pianos on-board: Crows nest Charlies Playhouse Carmens Curson Theatre Alexandria Restaurant Medina Restaurant Piano...

Is there a cinema on board? in Help & advice

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There are cinemas on all the P&O Cruises ships. On Ventura and Oceana films will be played in the theatres (Prom and F deck / Prom deck) On Britannia , films are shown in The Studio (Deck 7) Azura has an outdoor cinema Sea Screen (Aqua deck). Films are also shown on a screen in Malabar (Prom deck) Arcadia has a boutique cinema, The Screening Room (Prom deck) On Aurora the cinema is called The Playhouse (D deck) On Adonia , films are shown on a screen in the Curzon Lounge (Prom deck), the...

Is there a casino on board? in Help & advice

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On-board gaming You’ll find a casino on board all our ships (with the exception of Adonia) and all offer numerous ways to chance your hand with lady luck. Table games From Roulette to Three Card Poker and Blackjack, join our dealers at a hosted table and try your luck. Casino Chips can be purchased from your dealer. If you’re new to gaming, pop along during the day for a fun and complimentary lesson. Slot machines You’ll find a large assortment of the most popular reel and...

Is there a nightclub on board? in Help & advice

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Adonia - On-board Adonia there is not a specific nightclub, however there are bars on-board, some of which have dance floors including the Curzon Room and Crow's Nest. Arcadia - The Globe, situated on F deck. Aurora - Masquerade situated on the Promenade Deck. Azura - Manhattan situated on the Promenade Deck. Britannia - The Live Lounge situated on Deck 7. Oceana - Le Club situated on the Promenade Deck. Oriana - Harlequins situated on the Promenade Deck. Ventura - Havana situated...

Is there a library on board? in Help & advice

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Yes, all ships have a complimentary library with a good selection of books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. Please see the Horizon newspaper for the library opening times. Libraries can be found in the following locations: Adonia - Sky Deck Arcadia - Prom Deck Aurora - Sun Deck Azura - P Deck Oceana - Prom Deck Oriana - D Deck Ventura - P Deck Britannia - Lido Deck The following ships have various jigsaws in their library: Aurora Adonia Oceana Oriana Arcadia Ventura Azura

Is there a vet on board? in Help & advice

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Our ships do not offer a vet service and the ship's doctors are unable to assist should your assistance dog be taken ill on board. Therefore, it is imperative that you consult your vet prior to your cruise for advice to ensure your dog is fit to travel. It may be a good idea to talk to your vet regarding motion sickness. Please see the question What information do I need to know when bringing my assistance dog on board?

Is there a safe on board? in Help & advice

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All cabins are equipped with a safe into which you can program your own personal code. Safe sizes vary from ship to ship but as a guide they are approximately: Height : 13.5 cm / 5.25 inches Width: 24 cm / 9.5 inches Depth : 20cm / 7.75 inches

What information do I need to know when bringing... in Help & advice

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All of our ships are wheelchair accessible and offer accessible cabins, however Adonia is not suitable for full time wheelchair users as some independent mobility is required to walk up and down an accommodation ladder to access the quay side. Adonia has high thresholds and steep ramps which some wheelchair users will find difficult to negotiate and may require their companion to assist them in moving from one part of the ship to another. The accessible bathrooms on Adonia are smaller than the...

What is the smoking policy on board? in Help & advice

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For the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all of our guests, and in view of the UK legislation banning smoking in public spaces, our policy on smoking on board our ships is as follows: General Smoking is not permitted in cabins, on cabin balconies or in public rooms, but will be permitted in designated areas of the open deck. You may find the following question useful Do you allow the use of electronic cigarettes in non smoking areas on your ships?

What is the role of the Butler on board? in Help & advice

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Butlers are available to guests travelling in a Suite. They will be available between 7am and 10pm. Outside of these hours, service is available from your Cabin Steward or Room Service (also, from May 2017 we are introducing an exciting new range of chargeable items to the menu). The services your butler can provide are as follows: The packing and unpacking of your luggage. Booking salon or spa treatments on your behalf, providing an appointment is available. Arranging pre-dinner cocktail...

Are there ATM cash machines on board? in Help & advice

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There are no cash machines on-board however, should you require cash, you can request this from Reception (daily limit of £250, no handling fee) and it will be charged to your on-board account. In order to take advantage of this facility you must have registered your credit card. Foreign currency for ports of call visited during your cruise may also be obtained from Reception.

Is there a sauna and steam room on board? in Help & advice

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Steam Room The steam rooms are complimentary on board Adonia, Aurora, Oceana and Oriana. Britannia has two steam rooms on board, the one steam room outside the gym changing rooms are complimentary. On board Arcadia, Azura, Britannia and Ventura the steam room is part of the Thermal Suite / Hydropool* area and as such, charges apply. (*Hydropool on Arcadia & Britannia only. Endless Oasis pools on Ventura & Azura do not incur a charge). Sauna The sauna is complimentary on board Arcadia,...

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