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P&0 Cruises

P&0 Cruises

P&0 Cruises


There is very little information available on P&0 cruises – especially in the mainstream American travel and cruising websites.

So here are all the basic details you would need to know about P&0 cruises to decide whether it is the right cruise line for you or not.

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P&0 Cruises – Introduction

P&0 cruises is a British cruise line whose roots date back to 1837. Its predecessor was the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O).


P&0 Cruises – What Is Included In Your Cruise

The following are included in the price of your cruise ticket:

  • Unlimited dining throughout the day
  • West end shows
  • Live music
  • Comedy shows
  • Cinema / movies
  • Sporta
  • Spa, steam and sauna
  • Pools
  • Dedicated cabin steward
  • Friendly service


P&0 Cruises - Restaurant

P&0 Cruises - Restaurant

The following are available at a modest charge (the pricing is in British pounds):

  • Superb Marco Pierre White and Atul Kochhar restaurants
  • Spirits, wine and beer
  • Shore excursions


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P&0 Cruises – The Experience

P&0 cruises claim to be different from every other cruise line, and that might just be true! After all, they pride themselves in providing you personalized service  and treating you like a king or queen!

See some of their unique features:

  • Quick check-in process
  • Balcony dining in your own balcony
  • Sealy mattresses
  • Children’s teas
  • Live premier football
  • Welcome pack for kids
  • In-cabin pamper treats


Dining Choices on P&0 Cruises

On any P&0 cruise, you can choose from the following dining options:

  • Formal cruise dining rooms
  • Celebrity chef restaurants
  • Grill restaurants
  • Food courts
  • Oriental restaurants
  • Pan-pacific restaurants
  • Tapas bars
  • Pizzerias


You also have the following options when it comes to bars and lounges:

  • Champagne bars
  • Cocktail bars
  • English style pubs
  • Spanish wine & tapas bars
  • Deck bars
  • Pool bars
  • Piano bars
  • Nightclubs


P&0 Cruises – Dining Styles

P&0 has created three unique dining styles, and you can choose the one that is best for your taste: Club Dining, Freedom Dining and Select Dining.


P&0 Cruises – Club Dining

  • Arcadia – Meridian Restaurant
  • Artemis – The Coral Dining Room
  • Aurora – Alexandria and Medina Restaurants
  • Azura – The Oriental Restaurant and The Peninsular Restaurant
  • Oceana – Adriatic Restaurant
  • Oriana – Peninsular and Oriental Restaurants
  • Ventura – Saffron and Bay Tree Restaurants


P&0 Cruises – Freedom Dining

  • Azura – Meridian Restaurant
  • Oceana – Ligurian Restaurant
  • Ventura – Cinnamon Restaurant


P&0 Cruise Ships - Atrium

P&0 Cruise Ships - Atrium

P&0 Cruises – Select Dining

  • Arcadia – Arcadian Rhodes (Gary Rhodes’ restaurant) and The Orchid
  • Artemis – The Grill at the Conservatory
  • Aurora – Café Bordeaux and The Pennant Grill
  • Azura – Sindhu (Atul Kochhar’s restaurant)
  • Azura – The Glass House
  • Azura – Seventeen
  • Oceana – The Horizon Grill and The Plaza Bistro
  • Oriana – Oriana Rhodes (Gary Rhodes’ restaurant) and the Terrace Grill
  • Ventura – East, Ramblas and The White Room (Marco Pierre White’s restaurant)


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Other Basic Information


P&0 Cruise Line – Cruise Ships

P&0 cruise line currently operates the following cruise ships:

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


P&0 Cruise Ships - Swimming Pool

P&0 Cruise Ships - Swimming Pool

P&0 Cruises – Cruise Regions

  • Alaska
  • Caribbean
  • Mediterranean
  • World


P&O Cruises – Destinations

  • Venice
  • Rome
  • St. Petersburg

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  • Barcelona
  • Monte Carlo
  • Lisbon
  • Bruges
  • Bibao
  • Amsterdam


For more details, please visit P&0 cruises.

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