In P&O 2015/2016 season the ships will sail 662,004 nautical miles, over 211 cruises visiting 81 different ports in 61 countries and they’ve lined up no less than 32 enticing maiden ports including Norway’s birthplace; Haugesund, and Jacksonville, the largest city in the US. In addition to these new destinations they’re also bringing back some much loved favourites, such as the picture perfect island of Santorini, and the iconic southern US city of New Orleans.
Book the P&O Cruises Select Fare and choose one of the following benefits:-
FREE on board spending money or
FREE Return Coach Transfer to Southampton or
FREE Parking in Southampton or
FREE Airport Parking
Plus, A FURTHER 5% PAST PASSENGER SAVING
A further 5% saving for all past passengers is applicable to all cruises within the new 2015/16 programme. Offer is available until 31st May 2014 and is combinable with P&O Cruises Select Price only.
Plus, PENINSULAR CLUB MEMBER SAVING
On selected cruises we will be offering members of our loyalty club, The Peninsular Club, an additional 5% saving, which is combinable with all other discounts.
The new 2015/2016 Launch programme goes on sale for Caribbean, Baltic and Ligurian Tier Peninsular Club members only on Thursday 3 April 2014 from 08:00, when the online booking engine opens and the Travel Agent Contact Centre is open. It remains on sale until 16:00 Sunday 6 April, when it will close for all business until it goes on General Sale for ALL passengers from Monday 7 April 2014, at 08:00.
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P&Os top maiden ports of call:
A traditional fishing town located in County Donegal and acknowledged as Ireland’s leading fishing port. Be sure to try out one of the many local eateries cooking traditional dishes with fresh produce.
Belem – Brazil (D525)
Have your camera at the ready as you enter the area of Belem and view the Presidential Palace, The Monastery of Jeronimos, Tower of Belem and the Monument of Discoveries. Drive through the exclusive residential district where many of the foreign embassies are located and see the impressive 18th Century stone aqueduct, 11 miles long
Haugesund – Norway (D511)
The homeland of the Viking kings it’s a great place to learn the heritage of Norway and Viking history. The region is also home to breathtaking views and spectacular natural wonders from fjords and mountains to waterfalls and glaciers.
With over 80,000 acres of green space, lovers of parks and gardens will be in their element here. It also offers a number of nature and wildlife preserves, including a walking safari at Jacksonville Zoological Gardens, home to over 1,000 rare and exotic animals. Fort Caroline National Memorial, situated on the St. John’s River, proudly commemorates the establishment of the French settlement of La Caroline back in 1564.
Bonifacio – Corsica (D510)
A spectacular island filled with stunning beaches and breathtaking mountainous scenery. It’s also rich with history, visit the Araguina Sennola caves or Genoese towers. For the adventurous type head to the beach for rafting and diving.
Fredrikstad – Norway (D519)
A historical yet modern town where you can discover rich cultural life, cosy towns and a busy quayside. Explore the best kept fortress town in Scandinavia, potter around the shops in the old town or take a trip to the Football Museum.
Malta’s sister island, think of Gozo as the beautiful wallflower of the family. The spectacular scenery will soon seduce you and, if you are a dab hand at diving, so will the waters off Gozo’s rugged coastline. Take a trip to Ġgantija Temples, you can‘t fail to be awed by the age of these two temples – they date back to between 3,600 and 3,200 BC and are considered to be one of the oldest freestanding monuments in the world.
Fort William – Scotland (D518)
Enjoy the stunning scenery that surrounds Fort William. Loved by walkers, climbers and bikers there’s also a more sedate way to enjoy the sights; the Nevis Range gondola system. Transporting visitors from 300ft up to 2,150ft on the north face of Aonach Mor, enjoy the beauty of Great Glen, Ben Nevis and surrounding areas. If the weather is on your side (fingers crossed) you might even spot the Inner Hebrides.
Sevastopol – Ukraine (D520)
Visit the Panorama, a circular building constructed for the monumental painting ‘The Defence of Sevastopol’ depicting the battle on Malakhov Hill during the Crimean War in 1855. It’s only a short drive to Admiral Nakhimov’s Square and ceremonial gate of Count’s Pier, Monument to Scuttled Ships and Primorsky Park.
Cruises from Southampton
With P&O Cruises the whole world is within reach from our homeport of Southampton with a choice of 162 cruises departing from Southampton more than any other cruise line.
Sailing from the UK couldn’t be easier and your holiday begins the minute you step on board. Our 2015/16 cruises from Southampton offer a range of exciting itineraries including…
The dramatic landscapes of Norway and Iceland, short breaks with stops at Amsterdam, Bruges, Hamburg and St Peter Port or choose from cruises to the Baltic, British Isles and Black sea. For those that fancy sunnier climates or destinations further afield you can choose from cruises to the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Iberia, Caribbean or a roundtrip to USA and Canada.