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P&O Cruises: Types of Cruises & Destinations


DubrovnikA P&O Cruises holiday could take you to some of the most beautiful destinations across the world.

From the majestic Fjords, to the stunning and historic Mediterranean or the laid back Caribbean. If you have a little more free time, then a World Cruise is the ultimate way to explore the world – taking in some of the most beautiful and interesting destinations in the world these epic cruises last up to 112 nights and either circumnavigate the globe or explore continents in more detail.

Perhaps the exotic beckons, but 112 nights is a little too long to be away. In this case, consider an exotic fly-cruise. These holidays take in smaller part of the full world cruise and last anything from 12 days to three weeks. Holiday highlights include:

Caribbean fly-cruises and Transatlantic Caribbean holidays
Explore a string of stunning Caribbean islands from the comfort of you ship. With fly-cruises typically lasting two weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to discover some of the Caribbean’s best locations, from Bridgetown in Barbados to St. Kitts, Curacao and St Lucia. If you want to spend longer getting to know your ship, then why not consider a transatlantic Caribbean holiday. You will spend a week exploring the Caribbean, and will also undertake one of the last great epic journeys available – a transatlantic crossing.

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Sailing from Southampton, you can explore both the Western and Central Mediterranean with P&O Cruises. Western Mediterranean Cruises take in destinations in Spain, Portugal, France and Morocco. Meanwhile, Central Mediterranean cruises explore historic port towns in Italy and Greece, before sailing into the Adriatic Sea to call on ports in Croatia, Albania and Montenegro.
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Fjords and Baltic
Be awe-stuck by the majestic beauty of the Fjords, seen from an angle not possible by any other means of transport. You’ll discover towering cliffs rising out of glass-like water, waterfalls tumbling down lush valleys and ancient glaciers unchanged formillennia. And nestled amongst this Cruisingspectacular scenery are beautiful towns, offering an insight into this wonderful land.

Baltic cruises offer all the drama of the Fjords, combined with stunning architecture to be found in some of Europe and Russia’s most important cities. On a Baltic cruise, you can visit historic Tallinn in Estonia, beautiful Stockholm in Norway and, perhaps the highlight, on some cruises you’ll have the opportunity to spend two full days in St. Petersburg – a Russian city that just stunning. You can spend your time exploring the amazing architecture or wandering the galleries of the Hermitage – home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of art, sculpture and historic items.
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Cruise Breaks
If you would like to get away for just a few days, or taste cruising for the first time, then a Cruise Break is perfect. Sailing from Southampton and lasting just a couple of nights, these holidays allow you to get to know your ship and visit some beautiful destinations in mainland Europe. You’ll still be able to experience the things that P&O Cruises is renowned for – amazing food, West End style shows, great bars and facilities – including the on board spa and sports courts. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to visit destinations such as Amsterdam, Zeebrugge (for Bruges), Le Havre (for Paris) and Channel Island ports such as St. Peter Port in Guernsey.
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World Cruise
Viewed as one of life’s great travel experiences, there’s something undeniably majestic about setting sail on one of our World Cruises. Imagine waking to the sun glinting off Sydney Opera House. Catching your breath as the first glimpse of Hong Kong Harbour comes into view. Taking your first steps on the Great Wall of China. Or watching shadows cast by the Golden Gate Bridge dance across the deck. Our World cruises are truly special; these are moments that many people can only dream of. Embark on a World Cruise, and these moments will become unforgettable memories.

If however, like many of us you don’t have the luxury of being able to spend three months away, you still have the opportunity to explore far flung exotic destinations. Cruises to/from Australia and New Zealand allow you to explore half the world, sailing in either direction from Southampton, Australia or New Zealand. Exotic Fly-cruises are typically slightly shorter and give you the opportunity to travel a portion of one of our glamorous round the world cruises, with a flight to either meet your ship or return home.
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