Onboard Spending Money

12 decks of possibilities. Infinite ways to enjoy.

What can you do with onboard spending money you ask? Almost everything. With almost everyone!

You can take mates on dates and bros to shows, or get outdoors with in-laws on tropical shores. You can brunch with a bunch that turns into lunch, or party with pals from pilates.

Rhymes aside, the options are almost endless. Take a look at what you can use your onboard spending money on and find out more in the frequently asked questions below.

What can onboard spending money be used for?

Onboard Dining & Drinks

  • Specialty dining at restaurants like Luke’s Bar & Grill and P&O Trattoria, or pop-up venues by the main pool such as Luke’s Burger Bar and P&O Pizzeria
  • To pay for meals in other restaurants such as The Waterfront Restaurant where additional charges apply to some menu items
  • Coffee and treats from The Lobby including Avalon Cafe, Lilly’s, Charlies and more
  • New Zealand Natural ice-cream
  • 24-hour room service
  • Drinks from the bars, nightclub and specialty restaurants onboard

Onboard Entertainment & Activities

  • Entertainment in Black Circus
  • P&O Edge Adventure Park
  • Onboard classes like cooking demonstrations, spirit and wine tasting, plus cocktail, martini and coffee-making classes
  • Level Up Arcade
  • Bingo
  • Photos and photo products
  • Treatments and products at Elemis at Sea Day Spa, the hair salon and barber
  • Tax and duty-free shopping

Onshore Activities

Ready to start ticking off your travel bucket list? We’ve searched high and low to seek out the best sights, most breathtaking wonders, adrenaline-pumping activities, and memorable entertainment at each destination. There are over 500 Shore Tours to choose from.

  • P&O Cruises shore tours

Onboard Services

Use your onboard spending money to get these important things sorted to ensure your holiday is smooth sailing.

  • Internet packages
  • Laundry and dry cleaning

Terms and conditions

Onboard Credit (‘OBC’), which may also be referred to as Onboard Spending Money, may sometimes be offered as part of a promotional campaign or promotional Fare (‘Promotional OBC’) or it can be pre-purchased (‘Purchased OBC’). OBC is a monetary amount in Australian dollars which is applied to Your onboard account to be used for onboard purchases. Unused Promotional OBC will expire at the end of Your Cruise and is not redeemable for cash and non-refundable (unless required by the Consumer Laws). Any Purchased OBC will be refunded at the end of the Cruise if not used. All types of OBC are not transferable, including for back-to-back Cruises or to other guests.