Smoking policy 

In the interest of our guests’ health, safety and enjoyment, smoking is not permitted indoors, including in rooms, suites and on private balconies. This is in line with Australian standards. Outdoor smoking venues will be published in the Pacific Daily onboard your cruise.

Cruise Control

Cruise Control lets you update your pre-cruise information and see a summary of your booking at a glance. 
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Nautical Glossary

Abaft
Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch").
Abandon ship!
An imperative to leave the vessel immediately, usually in the face of some imminent danger.
Fast
Fastened or held firmly (fast aground: stuck on the seabed; made fast: tied securely).
Starboard
The right hand side of the ship when looking forward
Astern
Any distance behind a ship, as opposed to A-Head.
Beating to windward
Making progress against the direction of the wind, by steering alternately close-hauled on the starboard and larboard tacks.
Gunnel
The large plank that runs along the upper part of a ship's side.
Shallow, not deep.
Shoal
Water line
The line made by the water's edge when a ship has her full proportion of stores on board.
Fresh away
When your ship increases its velocity.

Need Help?

Find answers to all your questions.

What payment options do I have to pay for my cruise?
Accepted payment with selected credit cards (1.5% surcharge applies). More info here.
Once onboard, how do I pay for extra items?
Multiple ways of purchasing goods onboard are available to you - from Credit Cards to cash. More info here.
I have kids. What facilities do you have for children?
Qualified staff run a great choice of awesome activities for kids of all ages, giving you the option to spend the day child-free. Here's how it works.
What's actually included in the cruise price?
Accommodation, all main meals, entertainment and use of facilities such as swimming pools, gym, spas, table tennis, children's centres (excluding late night group child-minding) and library are all included in your cruise package.
What are the different types of cabins available? What's the difference between them?
Choose from outstanding balcony cabins with ocean views, great-value internal cabins, 4-berth options to share with family or friends or outside cabins with windows. Click here for more information.

For the answers to many other questions check out our Frequently Asked Questions

Internet Access

Passenger using a laptop
Wireless internet and internet cafes are available on all P&O Cruises ships (charges apply).
Internet Access