P&O Cruises UK and Cunard voluntarily suspends all sailings

P and O suspended sailings

P&O Cruises UK and Cunard have now suspended all sailings worldwide across its fleet. The two cruise lines are the last of the major lines to announce cancellations as a results of the continued impact of COVID-19.


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Both P&O Cruises and Cunard is suspending any new cruises until April 11, 2020. Both P&O Cruises and Cunard is suspending any new cruises until April 11, 2020. Both P&O Cruises and Cunard is suspending any new cruises until April 11, 2020.

P&O Cruises is now bringing ships around the world back to Southampton. Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria will also be returning to Southampton while Queen Elizabeth will remain docked in Australia.

Both cruise lines are offering a 125% Future Cruise Credit to be used for a new future cruise sailing any time before the end of March 2022 or a full refund.

Cunard’s statement read;

We will continue to constantly monitor the evolving situation over the coming weeks and, as ever, our priority in any decisions we make will be to protect the health and wellbeing of our guests and crew.

Almost all cruise lines have no suspended operations for at least 30 days with Princess Cruises announcing a 60 day suspension last Friday. Many cruise lines are offering incentives to those who take a future cruise credit.

David McDonald
As one half of Cruise with Ben & David I am a huge cruise enthusiast and have sailed on over 30 cruises. On dry land, I am a Head of Design at a digital media company based in London. I have had the opportunity to work with brands such as the Financial Times and The Telegraph.