In-room facilities 

The little extras you find in the best hotels can be found in your room:


  • Daily service
  • Private ensuite
  • Hair dryer
  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Safety deposit box
  • Flat-screen television for in-room entertainment
  • Air-conditioning with personal controls
  • Writing desk, chair and telephone
  • Room compendium, the Pacific Daily newsletter and a complimentary copy of Pacific Magazine
  • Fridge
  • Ice available upon request
  • Balcony rooms have outdoor table and chairs

Mini-Suites also include:

  • Priority check-in
  • Fresh fruit and flowers on arrival

Suites (Pacific Dawn only) also include:

  • An invitation to the Senior Officers’ cocktail party (on cruises of 5 nights or more)
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • iPod docking station



Getting away from it all doesn’t mean being out of touch. Every room on P&O Cruises’ ships has its own flat-screen TV.

We work with a leading satellite communications company to provide live international news, sports news and entertainment consistently throughout our itineraries. Catch up with what’s happening around the world live with BBC World News, E! Channel and more where satellite reception permits.

We also feature a wide selection of recent release movies. You can also find out what’s happening onboard on Splash TV, exclusive to P&O Cruises.

Room Service

You can call for personal room service at any time of the day or night (charges apply).

To have a continental or full breakfast delivered to your room, simply complete the breakfast card included in your room compendium and hang it outside your door before retiring.

For a full room service menu, please see your room compendium and call the phone number listed. Please note that room service is not available on the day of disembarkation.


You're on holidays so why not take advantage of our onboard laundry (charges apply). All laundry is returned within 48 hours, or on the same day with our express service. We also offer self-service coin-operated launderettes with ironing facilities.

Cruise Control

Cruise Control lets you update your pre-cruise information and see a summary of your booking at a glance. 
personalise your cruise

Nautical Glossary

Toward the stern, relative to some object ("abaft the fore hatch").
Beam ends
The sides of a ship. "On her beam ends" may mean the vessel is literally on her side and possibly about to capsize; more often, the phrase means the vessel is listing 45 degrees or more.
Bear down
Turn away from the wind, often with reference to a transit.
The daytime identifier of an aid to navigation presenting one of several standard shapes (square, triangle, rectangle) and colors (red, green, white, orange, yellow, or black).
An air or foam filled bumper used in boating to keep boats from banging into docks or each other.
Handy billy
A loose block and tackle with a hook or tail on each end, which can be used wherever it is needed. Usually made up of one single and one double block.
The watches from four to six and six to eight in the evening.
The inclination of a ship to run to windward.
The half of a ship, lengthwise, which lies between a line drawn through the middle of her length and the side, which is farthest from the point of wind.
Fresh away
When your ship increases its velocity.

Need Help?

Find answers to all your questions.

What payment options do I have to pay for my cruise?
Accepted payment with selected credit cards (1.5% surcharge applies). More info here.
Once onboard, how do I pay for extra items?
Multiple ways of purchasing goods onboard are available to you - from Credit Cards to cash. More info here.
I have kids. What facilities do you have for children?
Qualified staff run a great choice of awesome activities for kids of all ages, giving you the option to spend the day child-free. Here's how it works.
What's actually included in the cruise price?
Accommodation, all main meals, entertainment and use of facilities such as swimming pools, gym, spas, table tennis, children's centres (excluding late night group child-minding) and library are all included in your cruise package.
What are the different types of cabins available? What's the difference between them?
Choose from outstanding balcony cabins with ocean views, great-value internal cabins, 4-berth options to share with family or friends or outside cabins with windows. Click here for more information.

For the answers to many other questions check out our Frequently Asked Questions

Internet Access

Passenger using a laptop
Wireless internet and internet cafes are available on all P&O Cruises ships (charges apply).
Internet Access