A collection of classic destinations

Captain's Choice cruises

Our Captain's Choice cruises give you the opportunity to explore our cruising classics; places that we've visited many times and grown affection for over the years.

Sailing from Southampton, each features a collection of captivating destinations. And the best bit? We know each and every port of call inside out - so we couldn't be better placed to help you make the very most of your time ashore.

Choose your Captain's Choice cruise

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Our top 3 Captain's Choice destinations




Tips from those in the know

When you're planning a holiday, being ‘in the know’ on some of the more classic destinations can make all the difference. Our Captain’s Choice cruises are just that…an exciting selection of handpicked itineraries taking in some of our
most revered heartlands.

Naturally, they include shore excursions that will bring you up close and personal with iconic sites, sounds, cultures and cuisines. So why not take a look at what adventures ashore you can add to your holiday to make the most of every destination you visit.

View some of the shore excursions you can experience on a P&O Cruises holiday >

Ten reasons to cruise with us

A day in the life

So much is included

Relax. You're in safe hands

Relax. You're in safe hands

A choice of stunning ships


Entertainment for all

We’re passionate about food

We’re passionate
about food

Explore in comfort

Tipping is simple

We’ll make you feel special

This is the life

‘This is the life!’

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