P&O Cruises Extends Pause in Operations in Australia and New Zealand until August 31, 2020

MIAMI, Could four, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — P&O Cruises these days announced it has prolonged its voluntary pause in functions in Australia and New Zealand to August 31, 2020, in reaction to continuing journey constraints owing to the impact of COVID-19.

P&O Cruises President Sture Myrmell reported all people at P&O seemed ahead to resuming cruise functions as soon as it was safe to do so but it was clear an extension to the pause was vital although Australia and New Zealand proceed to make progress in combating coronavirus.

Australia and New Zealand have led the planet in flattening the COVID-19 curve, which adds to our optimism for the upcoming. Having said that, we also recognise that a further extension is the prudent and responsible system,” Mr Myrmell reported.

“In the self-confident information that cruising will be back, this is an chance to update our company on the hottest itinerary plans and to thank them for their knowing and aid throughout this interval of uncertainty. We appear ahead to welcoming them back onboard our ships when it is safe to do so.”

The modifications in functions are:


The prolonged pause in functions will have an impact on sailings on Pacific Dawn scheduled to depart Brisbane concerning June 16August 26, 2020. These itineraries are: W031N, W032N, W033, W034, W035, W036, W037, W038, W039, W040, W041, W042 and W043.

Pacific Explorer’s cruises from Sydney will now be paused concerning June 24August 24, 2020 and this has an effect on: X027, X028, X029, X030, X031, X032, X033, X034, X035 and X036.

New Zealand

Pacific Aria’s scheduled cruises from Auckland will be postponed from July fourAugust 23, 2020:  A036, A037, A038, A039, A040 and A041.

Compensation for cancelled cruises from Could 5, 2020

Guests whose cruises have been impacted by the prolonged pause in functions are qualified for a complete refund or a upcoming cruise credit score equivalent to the price tag of their authentic cruise plus an onboard credit score offer you.

P&O will make immediate call with company whose cruises have been influenced to allow them know of this development and apologise for the disruption to upcoming vacation plans.

Journey agent fee will be totally guarded for bookings paid in complete as at Could four, 2020 and these cancellations that transpired inside of the closing payment day.


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