Look ahead to 2022 with P&O Cruises

04 March 2021

P&O Cruises are giving us a lot to look forward to next year with the release of their cruise programme up until November 2022 and the unveiling of their new ship. Arvia, meaning ‘from the seashore’, will join the P&O Cruises fleet in December 2022 with a design that celebrates the stunning views of the ocean and seashore that you can expect as you sail onboard.


Say hello to Arvia

An exciting milestone in the future of British cruising has been marked as construction begins for P&O Cruises next Excel class ship - Arvia. The first piece of steel has been cut during a virtual ceremony at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, ahead of Arvia joining the rest of the fleet in December 2022.

Ask your Travel Counsellor to let you know as soon as Arvia's itineraries are released so that you can be amongst the first to book your place on board.


Norwegian Fjords

Bring the family along for this adventure through Norway’s awe-inspiring fjords in which you’ll experience the wonder of nature as well as Norway’s rich culture. On a stop at the former European Capital of Culture, Stavanger, you’ll be free to explore its mix of museums and galleries, before you head north into the country’s more rugged terrain. Onboard Iona you’ll have several pools to choose between whether you want to have fun as a family or relax in an ambient setting. On top of the exciting stop offs at ports along your journey, P&O Cruises has a selection of shore experiences, that are available at an additional cost, to help envelope you more deeply in the destinations you visit.

Southampton | At sea | Stavanger, Norway | Olden, Norway | Alesund, Norway | Haugesund, Norway | At sea | Southampton

From £649 per person 

 This itinerary will be on sale soon so register your interest with your Travel Counsellor today.

Beaches and culture of the Mediterranean

Lounge on the beaches of Italy, France and Malta in between soaking up the culture and history of these storied countries. Following your departure from Valletta you’ll spend a day at sea before arriving on the island of Corsica to wander along its palm-lined promenade and pastel-hued shopping streets. Head to the local marketplace to pick up local handicrafts and souvenirs of your visit. Your first stop in mainland France brings you to the relatively unknown resort of Villefranche; where a short walk along its narrow, cobbled streets is sure to have you stumble upon a quiant local café or chic boutique. During your time in Italy, you’ll visit the bustling port town of Livorno and the Eternal City of Rome on a trip from the port of Civitavecchia.

Your ship, Azura, perfectly balances opportunity for some quality time as a family with the chance to be independent. In the evenings, gather to watch a cabaret show in Manhattan, a musical and dance production in The Playhouse Theatre, or an open-air cinema screening at SeaScreen. In the day, as the kids enjoy the fun at The Reef kids’ club, parents can unwind with an alfresco spa treatment at The Retreat under one of the shaded cabanas with personal wait service.

Valletta, Malta | At sea | Ajaccio, France | Villefranche, France | Livorno, Italy | Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | At sea | Valletta, Malta

From £849 per person

This itinerary will be on sale soon so register your interest with your Travel Counsellor today.

Adults-only adventure of Northern Europe

Explore the dramatic landscapes of Northern Europe on this awe-inspiring sailing. Picture barren lava fields, sparkling fjords and stunning mountain trails that have inspired folk lore for generations. Your ship, Aurora, is an adults-only vessel that brings the classic cruise experience to adoring guests. Its Full Board food package covers breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner in the main restaurant and buffet, as well as pool-side snacks and a five-course Gala Dinner by Marco Pierre White. Opt for a Balcony stateroom to get the best views of the stunning landscapes that you pass by.

P&O Cruises always builds in plenty of time to get out and explore. You’ll get up close with the fjords of Norway and Iceland at Sognefjord and Eyjafjordur, stop off to admire the eclectic architecture of Alesund and spend two days in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik. 

Southampton | 2 days at sea | Skjolden, Norway | Alesund, Norway | At sea | Akureyri, Iceland | Grundarfjordur, Iceland | 2 days in Reykjavik, Iceland | 2 days at sea | Cork, Ireland | At sea | Southampton

From £1,599 per person

This itinerary will be on sale soon so register your interest with your Travel Counsellor today.


Enchanting adults-only sailing into the Baltic Sea

Arcadia is one of P&O Cruises two adult-only ships, promising a relaxed pace of life throughout your time on board, leaving you at ease to enjoy your stylish surrounds with a hint of extravagance offered by the ship’s 3,000 works of art. Many of the ship’s features are tailored to ensure that you feel pampered during your time on board. In addition to the spa, with its thermal suite and hydrotherapy pool, there’s a three-tiered theatre and a boutique cinema. On top of the main restaurant there are speciality dining options at Marco Pierre White’s Ocean Grill and authentic Indian cuisine at Sindhu.

Along the itinerary you’ll visit six countries, ticking off everything from sleepy seaside towns to historic cities. A particular highlight is the two-day stopover in St Petersburg, giving you plenty of time for some sightseeing. Visit the intricately adorned Church of the Saviour on Blood, the imposing Winter Palace, and the Peter and Paul Fortress.

Southampton | 2 days at sea | Kiel, Germany | At sea | Helsinki, Finland | 2 days in St Petersburg, Russia  | Tallinn, Estonia | At sea | Klaipeda, Lithuania | At sea | Warnemunde, Germany | Aarhus, Denmark | Skagen, Denmark | At sea | Southampton

From £1,449 per person

 This itinerary will be on sale soon so register your interest with your Travel Counsellor today.


Book your 2022/23 sailing with P&O Cruises by contacting your Travel Counsellor and take advantage of exclusive benefits including full financial protection and a 24-hour duty office ready to assist you before, during and after your stay.

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