Tag Archives: P&O Cruises

Return of the P&O Prodigal

Okay maybe not quite but it felt like it. How many ships get two fire tug salutes when they re-enter the same fleet? I don’t mean things like Canberra’s return from the Falklands but after a brief time away with … Continue reading

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2015 Solar Eclipse

On the 20th March, parts of the northern hemisphere will have a solar eclipse. In the UK, it will only be partial, unlike 1999, but the farther north you head, the more of the sun will be covered, varying from … Continue reading

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I Name This Ship….. Busy Time For UK Cruising

It’s a busy time in the maritime world during March and April as P&O Cruises, Cruise & Maritime Voyages and Royal Caribbean are introducing new ships to the British cruise market. Beginning the 6th March, P&O’s new flagship, Britannia, arrived … Continue reading

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Cruise Ships & Southampton Registry

The brand new P&O flagship, Britannia, was unveiled to the media on the 21st and 22nd February 2015 as she was handed over to the company by builders Fincantieri. She is due to leave Monfalcone on the 27th, hopefully making … Continue reading

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New Era For P&O Cruises

In March 2015, the newest ship in the P&O fleet, Britannia, will arrive from Fincantieri. When she was unveiled in September 2013, all renderings had the usual buff on both funnels. Yet in January 2014, that was changed to Union … Continue reading

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Southampton Brand Wars!

Don’t you just love it when cruise lines are trying to get your bookings, when they put similar ships up to take business away from their sister brand? Carnival in UK has a history of that, especially when two of … Continue reading

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Child-Free Cruising

Today I saw an interesting post on a Facebook group asking about “the best kid-free cruise”. Thankfully there ARE adults only ships out there, just not operating from the majority of ports worldwide. So instead of doing a nice cruise … Continue reading

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