Drinks Packages


Get top shelf on tap during your next cruise with our range of drinks packages. Whether you want to sip a soft drink in the sun, enjoy a cocktail while you cruise, or relax with a wine while you dine, we have a drinks package to suit.

What is a drinks package?

When you book a holiday with P&O Cruises, you have the option of prepaying for convenient and cost-effective drinks packages. There are five packages to choose from. The Soft Drinks Package, Alcohol-free Drinks Package and Spring Water Package are available to all guests on any cruise. The P&O Drinks Package and P&O Plus Drinks Package are available to guests 18 years and over, on cruises of seven nights or more, excluding Melbourne Cup and Australian Open cruises.

How do I purchase a drinks package?

Drinks packages can be pre-purchased in Cruise Control, from approximately 90 days up until 4 days before departure.

Beverage Packages table

Soft Drinks package


The Soft Drinks Package^

Available on all cruises

Keep your cruise brilliantly bubbly and light with our Soft Drinks Package. Perfect for keeping kids full of holiday bliss.

This package includes unlimited glasses of Pepsi Max*, Pepsi Regular*, Solo Lemon*, Sunkist*, Schweppes Lemonade*, tonic water, soda water and ginger ale.

Pre-purchase before cruising: AU$15.00 per person, per day

*Subject to change at any time.


Alcohol-free Drinks Package^

Available on all cruises

Make your holiday even more refreshing with our Alcohol-free Drinks Package. Perfect for families travelling with kids.

This package includes unlimited mocktails, espresso coffee drinks, tea beverages, Lassi, bubble tea, juice blends, glasses of Pepsi Max*, Pepsi Regular*, Solo Lemon*, Sunkist*, Schweppes Lemonade*, tonic water, soda water, ginger ale and up to six 600ml bottles of water per day.

Pre-purchase before cruising: AU$29.00 per person per day

*Subject to change at any time.

P&O Drinks Package#^

Available on cruises 7 nights or more (excluding Melbourne Cup & Australian Open cruises)

If a poolside cocktail is your idea of heaven, our P&O Drinks Package is for you.

This package includes selected 425ml draft, bottled and canned beer and cider, wine by the glass up to the value of $13, spirits up to the value of $14, and cocktails up to the value of $17. You can also enjoy unlimited mocktails, juice blends, glasses of Pepsi Max*, Pepsi Regular*, Solo Lemon*, Sunkist*, Schweppes Lemonade*, tonic water, soda water, ginger ale and up to six 600ml bottles of water per day.

Pre-purchase before cruising: AUD$109.00 per person per day

*Subject to change at any time.
# Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am) and service is always subject to RSA.

P&O Plus Drinks Package#^

Available on cruises 7 nights or more (excluding Melbourne Cup and Australian Open cruises)

Our P&O Plus Drinks Package lets you kick back and enjoy top shelf on tap.

This package includes our full range of 425ml draft, bottled and canned beer and cider, wine and Champagne by the glass up to the value of $19, spirits up to the value of $18 and cocktails up to the value of $20. You can also enjoy unlimited mocktails, espresso coffee drinks, energy drinks, tea beverages, Lassi, bubble tea, juice blends, glasses of Pepsi Max*, Pepsi Regular*, Solo Lemon*, Sunkist*, Schweppes Lemonade*, tonic water, soda water, ginger ale, milk by the glass and up to six 600ml bottles of water per day.

Pre-purchase before cruising: AUD$119 per person per day

*Subject to change at any time.
# Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am) and service is always subject to RSA.

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The Spring Water Package^

Available on all cruises

If you prefer bottled water, our Spring Water Package includes six 1.5L bottles (buy 4 get 2 free) of pure Australian spring water delivered to your room. These bottles are made from 100% recycled PET – this means no new plastic is created when making the water bottles. Sold individually onboard for $5.50.

Pre-purchase before cruising: $22.

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Know Before You Go

Promotional Drinks Packages

  • P&O Drinks Packages and Soft Drink Packages that are included in your fare due to the promotion you are booked on cannot be transferred to any other guest (even if they are in your booking/room).

The Soft Drinks Package

  • The Soft Drinks Package does not include bottled water, New Zealand Natural products, StrangeLove mixers and sodas, Red Bull or other energy drinks, Fanta Slushies, juice, mocktails, Lassi, bubble tea, in-room bottled water or apply to room service.

Alcohol-free Drinks Package

  • The Alcohol-free Drinks Package does not include New Zealand Natural products, StrangeLove mixers and sodas, Red Bull or other energy drinks, Fanta Slushies, in-room bottled water, non-alcoholic beers, Lyres non-alcoholic spirit cocktails or apply to room service.

P&O Drinks Package

  • Wine exceeding $13, spirits exceeding $14 and cocktails exceeding $17 are not included, and full charges will apply to these items. Drinks included in the package are provided one per order to the guest who has purchased the package. If more than one drink is requested, the most expensive drink (that is within the package inclusions) will be accounted for by the P&O Drinks Package and the other drink(s) will be charged to your onboard account.
  • Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am) and the service is always subject to P&O’s Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Policy. Alcoholic beverages requested above this limit are charged at regular menu prices and are subject to RSA.
  • Service and availability is limited to each venue’s menu offerings and operating hours.
  • The P&O Drinks Package does not include New Zealand Natural products, StrangeLove mixers and sodas, Red Bull or other energy drinks, Fanta Slushies, espresso coffee, speciality teas, Lassi and bubble Tea and does not apply to room service.
  • Packages may not be shared with other guests, are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Only the guests who purchased the package are eligible to order drinks using the card associated with the P&O Drinks Package.

P&O Plus Drinks Package

  • Wine and Champagne exceeding $19, spirits exceeding $18 and cocktails exceeding $20 are not included, and full charges will apply to these items. Drinks included in the package are provided one per order to the guest who has purchased the package. If more than one drink is requested, the most expensive drink (that is within the package limit) will be accounted for by the P&O Plus Drinks Package and the other drink(s) will be charged to your onboard account.
  • Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am) and the service is always subject to P&O’s Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Policy. Alcoholic beverages requested above this limit are charged at the regular menu prices and are subject to RSA.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages (excluding water) have no daily limit. Water is limited to six 600ml bottles of water per day.
  • Service and availability is limited to each venue’s menu offerings and operating hours.
  • The P&O Plus Drinks package does not include New Zealand Natural products, StrangeLove mixers and sodas, Fanta Slushies and does not apply to room service.
  • Packages may not be shared with other guests, are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Only the guests who purchased the package are eligible to order beverages using the card associated with P&O Plus Drinks Package.

Terms & Conditions Apply

^ Drink packages are in AUD, per person, available to purchase from 90 days – 4 days before sailing via Cruise Control and our Customer Service Team, and must be purchased for the entire cruise duration. Payment is required upfront via credit card or debit card. Credit card surcharges: Visa/Mastercard 1.1%; AMEX 2.75%. Drinks packages vary by cruise length and itinerary and exclusions apply. Melbourne Cup and Australian Open itineraries are not eligible for the P&O Drinks Package or the P&O Plus Drinks Package. Special activations, promotions and pop-ups are excluded. The package is not transferrable and cannot be shared or used by other guests.

A drinks package is applied to the individual, will be served to that eligible guest only, one drink per order. If the eligible guest orders more than one drink at a time, the most expensive drink that is eligible under the package will be accounted for. All drinks outside or over and above the drinks package inclusions will be charged to your onboard account. Items ordered through room service are not covered by any of P&O’s drinks packages. Drinks package inclusions are subject to change and onboard offerings are not guaranteed. Offerings vary by venue and are subject to availability. Package inclusions may be substituted with a similar product of equal or higher value.

Guests must be 18 years or over to purchase, possess or consume alcohol. Government issued photo identification may be requested to confirm a guest’s age. Only guests aged 18 years or above are allowed to purchase the P&O Drinks Package and the P&O Plus Drinks Package. Alcoholic beverages are limited to 15 beverages per 24-hour period (6am to 6am). Service of alcohol is always subject to P&O’s Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Policy and no refunds will be provided where alcohol service is restricted under P&O’s RSA Policy.

Should you cancel your booking 4 or more days prior to departure, we will refund the amount paid for your drinks package. Otherwise, subject to Consumer Laws, your drinks package is non-refundable. Drinks packages included free in campaign offers have no cash value and are not refundable.

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