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P&O Cruises doubles ex-UK winter programme in 2012/13

P&O Cruises has doubled its ex-UK capacity next year from one ship to two as both Oceana and Oriana sail from Southampton throughout winter 2012/13 on cruises of two to 35 nights.

Oceana’s second year of winter cruising from Southampton includes, for the first time, two short cruises for Christmas and New Year. These cruises offer the chance to spend Boxing Day in Copenhagen or New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam, for some authentic festive celebrations while only being away for four or seven days.

Oceana of P&O Cruises
Oceana will be sailing 11 ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013

Oriana will offer seven ex-UK cruises including a 10-night Baltic cruise in December calling in popular Christmas market destinations such as Copenhagen and Hamburg; and a 12-night Canary Islands cruise in late January to ports including Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Casablanca.

Says P&O Cruises managing director Carol Marlow: “A growing number of people are keen to holiday in the winter, but don’t necessarily want to fly, so this additional range of cruises from Southampton will increase their options still further. Convenience is a key booking factor for our passengers, with travelling to Southampton so easy – and then their holiday starts right away.”

This is in addition to the four winter world cruises from January to April 2012, from and to Southampton, including Azura’s maiden world cruise.

Winter ex-UK highlights

Adonia
Sailing one ex-UK cruise from October 2012 to April 2013
Prices from £2,129 per person for the 16 night Atlantic Island cruise departing December 2012

Arcadia
... Sailing five ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
... Itineraries range from a 10-night Atlantic coast cruise to a 23-night Caribbean transatlantic
... Cruising to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Atlantic coast and Atlantic islands
... Prices from £879 per person for a 10-night Atlantic coast cruise departing in October 2012
... Highlight cruises include a 20-night Eastern Mediterranean cruise departing November 2012 with prices starting from £1,779 per person

Aurora
... Sailing five ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
... Itineraries range from a two night cruise break to a 23 night Mediterranean cruise
... Cruising to the Mediterranean, Europe and the Caribbean
... Prices from £239 per person for a two night cruise break in October 2012
... Highlight cruises include a 17-night Central Mediterranean cruise with prices starting from £1,499 per person

Azura
... Sailing seven ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
... Itineraries range from a two night cruise break to a 24 night Caribbean cruise
... Cruising to the Mediterranean, Europe, Caribbean, Atlantic Islands and Atlantic coast
... Prices from £239 per person for a two-night cruise break departing December 2012
... Highlight cruises include an 11-night Atlantic Coast cruise departing in December 2012 with prices starting from £869 per person

Oceana
... Sailing 11 ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
... Itineraries range from a two night cruise break to a 35 night Caribbean cruise. Also including a seven-night Christmas cruise to Belgium, Denmark and Sweden, and a four night New Year cruise to Belgium and The Netherlands
... Cruising to the Mediterranean, Europe, Atlantic Islands and the Caribbean
... Prices from £239 per person for a two night cruise departing in December 2012
... Highlight cruises include a 35-night Caribbean round trip departing January 2013 with prices from £2,899 per person

Oriana
... Sailing seven ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
... Itineraries range from a 10-night Baltic cruise to a 35-night Caribbean cruise
... Cruising to the Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands, Baltic and the Caribbean
... Prices from £779 per person for a 10 night Baltic cruise in December 2012
... Highlight cruises include a 12-night Atlantic Islands cruise departing in January 2013 with prices from £999 per person

Ventura
· Sailing three ex-UK cruises from October 2012 to April 2013
· Itineraries range from a two night cruise beak to a 14 night Mediterranean cruise
· Cruising to Mediterranean, Europe and Atlantic Islands
· Prices from £239 for a two night party cruise departing October 2012
· Highlight cruises include a 14 night Western Mediterranean cruise departing in October 2012 with prices starting from £1,299 per person

 

Posted on 31st October 2011 at 04:59 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | P&O Cruises |

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