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Everything You Need to Know About P&O Cruises

Say hello to the best of the British with P&O Cruises, experts in making the world revolve around you. They have the world covered taking you to exciting destinations with exotic fly-cruises and effortless sailings straight out of Southampton – you’ll instantly feel right at home.

Indulge in everything from a two-night mini-break to a full world cruise with the peace of mind you’re in good hands thanks to this award-winning cruise line. P&O Cruises won ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ in The Times and The Sunday Times Travel Awards. And with five family-friendly ships and three exclusively for adults you’re sure to find the ideal sailing to suit you.

Here’s exactly what to expect from P&O Cruises.

Culinary delights

Dining with P&O Cruises can be as laid back or as formal as you want it to be. Working with top chefs, restaurants onboard consist of Michelin Starred five-course a la carte restaurants to buffet dining to grab and go! Not to mention your meals will be accompanied by fine wines from all over the world.

If you’re heading on the impressive Britannia you’ll get the chance to take your foodie experience to a whole new level. Welcoming the Food Heroes onboard means you now have the chance to whip up a mean dish with your favourite celebrity chef. That’s right, you’ll be joined by Marco Pierre White, James Martin, Atul Kochhar, Eric Lanlard and Olly Smith bringing you master classes or carefully crafted foodie shore excursions, so if you’re a dab hand in the kitchen – or can’t wait to learn – this one’s for you.

Never-ending fun

Whether you’re heading on an adults-only cruise or a family-friendly sailing, there’s never a dull moment onboard. Try your hand in a dance lesson – you may need those moves for the nightclub later – or take a class orchestrated by an inspiring guest speaker. Still not convinced? You can channel your inner Zen with a yoga class on top deck, show off your skills with sports tournaments and check out the latest cinema screening. Of course the option to relax by the pool with a cocktail is always there.

As the sun sets, a whole new range of options are available. You’ll be dazzled by West End-style performances in the theatre, the comedy shows will have you laughing your socks off and you’ll be tapping your toes to live music and tribute bands. Head to the Limelight Club for a late-night dancing venue and prepare to be wowed by guest entertainers.

P&O Cruises also host a range of themed cruises, a favourite amongst fellow cruisers is the Strictly Come Dancing sailing where you’ll be joined by recent winners and stars. There’ll be a chance to get lessons off the experts themselves, find out the behind the scenes secrets and watch them strut their stuff on the dance floor.

The kids are covered

Think all the fun is for you? Think again! Tiny tots to tireless teenagers will be spoilt rotten with the wealth of activities onboard.

Children aged six months to four years can be looked after by professionals completely free of charge in the night nursery. Open from 6pm to 2am, you can visit a show or go for a guilt-free drink while the little ones sleep and play.

For the kids a little older, they can head straight for the kids’ club. Split into age specific groups, the hardest thing will be pulling them away from their newfound friends. Thanks to discos, sports challenges, arts and crafts and games consoles, they’ll never want to leave.

Meal times will be stress free too with a special children’s tea where the kids can have pizza, sausages and fish fingers to name just a few – all while you’re enjoying your Michelin stared meal. Your cabin will be well equipped to make sure the whole family have plenty of space and comfort too. Many will have additional beds and the majority of twin cabins will have beds that fold down from the ceilings or out from the wall.

See the world

Get ready to go global! Head as far as Asia or head ‘down under’ to the sunny delights of Australia, or stay close to home with European hotspots right at your fingertips. Whether you’re a city break seeker or a sun worshipper – there’s an itinerary for everyone’s bucket list.

They call themselves trusted destination experts for a reason as they’ve spent years researching every nook and cranny of your favourite ports. The shore excursions they offer will only create memorable moments with everything ranging from rainforest extravaganzas to sunsets and stars tours. You can even head on an independent exploration where your excursion is catered to your personal preferences only, exploring your favourite destinations has never been so much fun.

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