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

MIAMI, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — P&O Cruises these days announced it was extending its...

MIAMI, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — P&O Cruises these days announced it was extending its rolling pause in functions throughout Australia and New Zealand to October 29, 2020 in reaction to the latest impact of the worldwide pandemic on the way we journey and vacation.

P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell reported though absolutely everyone hoped sailings would resume soon, it had turn into increasingly distinct that a lot more time was required for society to reinstate quite a few modes of journey and local community gatherings.

“The path to society reopening totally is continuing to evolve – and cruising will return when science and community health and fitness align and folks again sense comfy to satisfy.  With this in head, we have reviewed the latest conclude date of our pause in cruise functions,” Mr Myrmell reported.

“We will continue on to use this time to liaise with authorities, community health and fitness specialists and other folks in the sector to produce increased community health and fitness steps for when the time is proper to resume sailing.

“This is by far the most difficult time the journey sector has ever knowledgeable. Nonetheless, like so quite a few of our faithful attendees and companions, we glance ahead to improved situations in advance when we can cruise again. We thank absolutely everyone for their unswerving loyalty, tolerance and goodwill.”

The most up-to-date variations in functions are:


In Australia, P&O Cruises will increase its pause in functions to October 29, 2020 (inclusive) – an more forty two times to what had beforehand been announced. 

It will affect the adhering to cruises:

Pacific Explorer: X040, X041, X042, X043, X044N, X045N, X045P and X046

Pacific Dawn: W047, W048, W049, W050, W051, W052 and W053

Pacific Aria: A048, A049, A050, and A051

New Zealand

In New Zealand, P&O Cruises will return for its next season of sailings departing from Auckland in 2021. Further cruises affected by this new pause are:

Pacific Aria: A042, A043, A044, A045, A046, and A047

Other cruises

As a end result of the prolonged pause in functions and global journey limitations, P&O will cancel Pacific Adventure’s inaugural eighteen-night time cruise (V059) from Singapore to Sydney.

Payment for cancelled cruises from July 23, 2020

P&O will make immediate make contact with with attendees whose cruises have been affected to permit them know of this growth and to apologise for the disruption. All attendees are entitled to a entire refund or bonus onboard credit history if they decide on a upcoming cruise credit history.  P&O will shell out refunds again to journey agents for attendees who booked by means of that channel.

P&O will safeguard journey agent commissions on all bookings for cancelled cruises that have been paid out in entire and for the total amount of the upcoming cruise credits.

Attendees with bookings affected by the pause in functions, can keep track of the development of their upcoming cruise credit history or refund ask for via a new monitoring instrument located on P&O’s website.

Resource P&O Cruises