Announcements


P&O Cruises Australia Extends Cruising Pause Until Mid-January 2022

22 September 2021

P&O Cruises Australia today extended its pause in operations for cruises departing from Sydney and Brisbane by a further month until mid January next year to give guests greater confidence in planning their Christmas and New Year holidays because of the uncertainty around the return of cruising.

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P&O Cruises Australia Extends Cruising Pause Until 17 December 2021

1 July 2021

P&O Cruises Australia today extended its pause in cruise operations by a further three months until 17 December 2021 because of ongoing uncertainty around a pathway to resume Australia-only cruising.

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P&O Cruises Australia Extends Cruising Pause Until 17 September

5 May 2021

In line with the periodic review of its temporary pause in operations, P&O Cruises Australia today announced a six-week extension to the pause to 17 September, 2021.

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P&O Cruises Australia Extends its Pause Until End of July

30 March 2021

P&O Cruises Australia is extending its pause in guest operations until the end of July this year as it remains positive about a pathway for the cruise industry’s return to service.

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P&O Cruises Australia Extends Cruising Pause and Thanks Guests For Their Unwavering Loyalty

18 February 2021

P&O Cruises Australia is again taking a practical approach in extending its current operational pause to departures on and before 18 June, 2021.

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P&O Cruises Australia Extends its Pause in Operations in New Zealand

6 January 2021

P&O Cruises Australia is extending its rolling pause in operations in New Zealand to departures on and before 25 April, 2021.

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Pacific Adventure® and Pacific Encounter Join First Half of 2021

22 October 2020

Australia’s home-grown cruise line, P&O Cruises Australia, today announced the next stage of its fleet transformation with both Pacific Adventure® and Pacific Encounter arriving in the first half of 2021 in a mark of confidence in the expected rebound of the local cruise industry.

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P&O Cruises Australia to Bid a Fond Farewell to Pacific Aria

15 October 2020

P&O Cruises Australia today announced it will farewell its much-loved Pacific Aria as early as next month after the cruise ship’s departure was brought forward during the current pause in operations.

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P&O Cruises Australia to Wave Goodbye to Pacific Dawn

28 September 2020

P&O Cruises Australia today announced it will wave goodbye to the backbone of the Australian cruise industry – Pacific Dawn.

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Pause in Operations across Australia until 2 December 2020

27 August 2020

P&O Cruises Australia is extending its rolling pause in operations from Australia to 2 December this year as the cruise line continues to take guidance from authorities, public health experts and society on restarting sailing.

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Pause in Operations across Australia and New Zealand until October 29, 2020

23rd July 2020

We wanted to let you know that P&O Cruises has extended its rolling pause in cruise operations across Australia and New Zealand to October 29, 2020 in response to the current impact of the global pandemic on the way we travel and holiday.

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Pause in Operations in Australia until September 17, 2020

22nd May 2020

We wanted to let you know that P&O Cruises has extended the rolling pause in cruise operations in Australia to September 17, 2020. This is in response to the Australian Government’s approach to managing the resumption of international cruising in our region.

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Pause in Operations in Australia and New Zealand until August 31, 2020

5th April 2020

P&O Cruises today announced it has extended its voluntary pause in operations in Australia and New Zealand to August 31, 2020, in response to continuing travel restrictions due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Temporary Payment Policy Update

6th April 2020

P&O Cruises is working hard to offer as much certainty as we can as we deal with the extended freeze on cruising and are committed to doing everything to support guests through these times in relation to cruise bookings.

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Announcement on P&O Cruise Operations

31st March 2020

As announced on Saturday, P&O Cruises Australia has extended its pause in cruise operations. Here is an important message from our Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Ryan Taibel.

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Update on P&O's operations

28th March 2020

We must let you know that the Australian Government has extended its ban on cruise operations until June 15, 2020 as we work together as a nation to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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Extension to Pause of Cruise Operations

25th March 2020

P&O Cruises Australia today announced a voluntary pause to its cruise operations. Here is an important message from our President Sture Myrmell.

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Voluntary 30 Day Pause of Cruise Operations

14th March 2020

P&O Cruises Australia today announced a voluntary 30-day pause to its cruise operations. Here is an important message from our President Sture Myrmell.

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