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Three Ships Sail One World in P&O Cruises Program

Three Ships Sail One World in P&O Cruises 2016 Program


Three ships will take on the world in P&O Cruises World Cruising’s 2016 World Journeys Program, with Aurora, Arcadia and Oriana cruising a total of 90,000 nautical miles and visiting more than 20 countries including a maiden visit to New Zealand.

The adults-only Arcadia will sail on an epic 115-night roundtrip voyage from Southampton on January 11, 2016, calling at 32 destinations from Salvador and Santiago to San Francisco and St Maarten and introducing P&O Cruises World Cruising’s passengers to Alotau in Papua New Guinea and Jeju-do in South Korea for the first time.

The South America and Japan Adventure will also include some maiden ports for Arcadia including Hilo in Hawaii, St Vincent in the Cape Verde Islands, Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands and the ship’s first visit to Tauranga on February 25. Arcadia will also call at Auckland and Bay of Islands during her New Zealand sojourn.

Priced from $26,399* per person twin share, other highlights include a Panama Canal transit, scenic cruising around Cape Horn and Chile’s glaciers and a visit to Japan timed with the Cherry Blossom season.

Brandishing its striking Union Jack livery, Aurora will depart Southampton on January 2, 2016, for a 114-night world cruise priced from $26,109* per person twin share.

The world circumnavigation will include 38 destinations in 24 countries including the cruise line’s first calls at Banjul in Gambia and Cebu in the Philippines and the ship’s maiden visits to Keelung in Taiwan, Lahaina in Maui, Hawaii, Malacca in Malaysia and the Seychelles biggest island, Mahe.

Aurora will call at five New Zealand ports between February 11 and 17 including Auckland, Bay of Islands, Wellington, Akaroa for Christchurch and Dunedin, along with scenic cruising through Fiordland National Park.

The cruise line will also offer a shorter 50-night cruise on Oriana taking in the best of the Caribbean and America and including P&O Cruises’ first visit to Progreso in Mexico for the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza.

Priced from $7419*, Oriana’s cruise features calls to Puerto Limon in Costa Rica, Madeira, Portugal, overnight visits to New Orleans and Miami and lots of opportunities to snorkel in crystal clear Caribbean waters at Aruba, Antigua and St Lucia.

The 2016 World Journeys Program is on sale from 7pm on September 10. Key sectors include:

• A 16-night cruise on Aurora from San Francisco to Auckland on January 25 from $2499*

• A 39-night cruise on Aurora from Southampton to Auckland on January 2 from $6559*

• A 47-night cruise on Arcadia from Auckland to San Francisco on February 26 from $7379*

• A 45-night cruise on Arcadia from Southampton to Auckland on January 11 from $7559*

• A 70-night cruise on Arcadia from Auckland to Southampton on February 26 from $12,039*

• A 75-night cruise on Aurora from Auckland to Southampton on February 11 from $12,909*

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