Still your incredible P&O Cruises holiday; a few reassuring changes

After a long year, we’re delighted to be back where we belong, bringing you well-deserved holidays. We’ve been working hard to make sure every element of your experience is covered. With free flexible booking transfers, a COVID-19 vaccine policy and enhanced well-being protocols, you can sail with confidence.

On board, you can still enjoy everything that makes a P&O Cruises holiday. From the restaurants and bars to the cinema and theatre, pools and spas to gyms and shops, it’s all waiting for you. With our new protocols in place, some aspects may initially feel a little different but these changes are designed to protect the health of everyone on board as well as the destinations we visit. We’ve made every effort to make these changes as simple as possible, and we hope you’ll find them both comforting and easy to adjust to.

At this time, we have outlined the necessary measures in line with current guidance but as the world evolves, so may our policies and procedures. We will continue to work with the highest levels of government and scientific advisors to continually review our health protocols. Rest assured we’re doing everything we can to make sure you still enjoy an incredible P&O Cruises holiday.

Please note, all holidays departing from 25 September to 27 March 2022 are for UK resident guests only.

As of 20 October 2021


Watch our new step-by-step holiday guide

We know there’s been a lot of new information about travel in the current climate. To make things as straightforward as possible, we’ve put together a series of short videos featuring our Food Hero Olly Smith.

Preparing to sail

We can't wait to welcome you back onboard. Here's everything you need to know as you get ready to sail with us.

Your Holiday Experience

While we’ve new protocols in place to protect the well-being of all on board, you’ll still find an incredible P&O Cruises holiday in store.

Our assurance to you

As we return to sea, we’re combining over 180 years’ experience with the expertise of foremost accredited scientists, medical professionals and government advisors to deliver the P&O Cruises holiday you expect.

Booking with Confidence

When you book a P&O Cruises holiday, you've got peace of mind knowing you can easily rearrange your holiday using our Free Flexible Transfer policy, or use your Future Cruise Credit online for any holidays we've had to cancel.

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