P&O Cruises 2025-2026 programme to include 12 new ports of call

P&O Cruises 2025-2026 programme to include 12 new ports of call

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Arcadia will sail a 100-night world cruise for the first time in nine years, including a call in Sydney (pictured)

P&O Cruises has released its programme of itineraries for winter 2025-2026, revealing that it will visit 12 new ports of call over the course of the season.

Seven new itineraries will be operated by five ships in the cruise line’s fleet during the season, visiting destinations across the world.

Britannia will offer new Caribbean fly-cruise holidays in winter 2025-2026, sailing on two new itineraries. The two voyages feature calls in Barbados, Grenada, Curaçao, Aruba, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Grand Turk, Torola and Dominica.

Meanwhile, in December 2025, Aurora will go on an extended 14-night ‘Northern Lights’ cruise to search for the natural phenomenon. The cruise will start and finish in Southampton, UK, and will call at Åndalsnes, Bodø, Narvik, Tromsø and Haugesund in Norway. Then, in January 2026, Aurora will embark on a 75-night ‘Grand Tour’ around South America, including a return to São Paulo, Brazil, for the first time in 10 years. The ship will again depart from and return to Southampton, calling at 18 different countries and territories throughout South America and the Caribbean.

Also in December 2025, Arcadia will set sail on a ‘Christmas Markets’ cruise with overnight calls to Hamburg, Germany, Copenhagen, Denmark, Oslo, Finland, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The ship will then embark on a 100-night ‘Eastern Circumnavigation World Cruise’  from Southampton for the first time in nine years, calls at 28 destinations including Dubai in the UAE; Singapore; Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney in Australia; Dunedin and Auckland in New Zealand; and San Francicso and Los Angeles in the USA, among others.

Azura will make the cruise line’s first call to Tangier in Morocco during its ‘Canary Islands’ itinerary, departing from Valletta, Malta. Finally, Arvia will continue its 14-night Caribbean fly-cruise itinerary from Barbados or Antigua.

Alex Smith
By Alex Smith
11 October 2023