P&O Cruises expands international sailings with return to the Caribbean

P&O Cruises is celebrating its return to the Caribbean as it expands international sailings this autumn.

Following its transatlantic crossing, Britannia will begin its series of 14-night Caribbean fly/cruise holidays from home port Barbados on November 5, 2021, and Azura will also begin 14-night holidays from December 10, 2021.

P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow said: “Our Caribbean holidays build on our very successful series of UK coastal cruises and now, following months of planning and preparation, we are ready to take our guests further afield.

“The Caribbean is unrivalled in its popularity, beauty and diversity of islands and after missing out on international travel for so long, this year guests can opt for some winter sun or celebrate Christmas or New Year in style on one of our very special Caribbean holidays on Britannia and Azura.

“Our Caribbean season, running from November through to March, is a further positive step towards our full fleet returning to service and we are looking forward to the opportunity to once again take our guests to this hugely popular and much-loved destination.”

Caribbean Tourism Organisation Chapter UK & Europe spokesperson Carol Hay said: “We are so pleased that P&O Cruises guests will be back in the Caribbean to experience everything that makes the region so very special – our white beaches, blue seas, magical culture, delicious food and above all, our warm welcome.

“The economic support that guests and crew alike provide is richly welcomed after the global downturn in visitors and we look forward to working together to sustainably rebuild tourism in the Caribbean.”

For more information or to book, call P&O Cruises on 03453 555 111, visit www.pocruises.com or contact a travel agent.

Example of P&O Cruises Caribbean holidays:

Caribbean, 14 nights, £1,599pp

P&O Cruises is offering a 14-night cruise on Britannia (B125) for £1,599 per person for a balcony cabin. Departing November 5, 2021, the price includes kids’ clubs, full board meals and entertainment on board.

Departing from and returning to Bridgetown, Barbados, including flights from the UK, ports of call are Curacao, St. Vincent, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and St Maarten.

www.pocruises.com/find-a-cruise/B125/B125

Caribbean, 14 nights, £2,149pp

P&O Cruises is offering a 14-night cruise on Azura (A201) for £2,149 per person for a balcony cabin. Departing January 7, 2022, the price includes kids’ clubs, full board meals and entertainment on board.

Departing from and returning to Bridgetown, Barbados, including flights from the UK, ports of call are

St. Vincent, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St Maarten, Grand Turk, Tortola, Antigua, Saint Lucia and Grenada.

www.pocruises.com/find-a-cruise/A201/A201

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About P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is Britain’s favourite cruise line, welcoming guests to experience holidays with a blend of discovery, choice, relaxation and exceptional service catered towards British tastes. P&O Cruises’ fleet of premium ships combine genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail. In May 2021, P&O Cruises launched Iona, its first Excel class ship. The new LNG-powered ship, with 5,200-guest capacity, is the largest ship built to serve the UK market. Iona features enhancements to already successful brand signature venues from the existing fleet, as well as features newly developed for Iona. P&O Cruises’ second LNG-powered Excel class ship and sister ship to Iona is named Arvia, meaning from the seashore, and will join the fleet in December 2022. Arvia is an innovative and future-focused ship and will offer outstanding, varied and contemporary holidays. Arvia has been designed to travel to the sun all year-round and to maximise views of the ocean and the seashore from everywhere on board. With over 200 destinations worldwide, P&O Cruises itineraries are carefully curated to inspire discovery, and are varied to suit newcomers and experienced guests alike. With a wide choice of holidays from two days to three months, there is something for everyone. P&O Cruises sails to Australia and New Zealand, the Baltic, the British Isles, Canada, Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands, the Caribbean, Central America, the Far East and Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, South America, the South Pacific, the United States and Western Europe.

The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE:CUK). 

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For further press information please contact:

Michele Andjel, michele.andjel@carnivalukgroup.com 023 8065 6653 / 07730 732 072

Laura Tattam, laura.tattam@pocruises.com 02380 656651 / 07771 283 845

Jenny Hadley, jenny.hadley@pocruises.com 023 8065 6650 / 07825 120 088

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