P&O Cruises Australia Extends Cruising Pause Right until Mid-January 2022

SYDNEY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — P&O Cruises Australia today extended its pause in operations for cruises departing from Sydney and Brisbane by a further month right until mid January future yr to give visitors increased self-confidence in planning their Xmas and New 12 months holidays since of the uncertainty all-around the return of cruising.

The voluntary pause will use to cruises scheduled to depart from 18 December, 2021 through to 14 January, 2022 (for Brisbane) and 18 January, 2022 (for Sydney).

P&O Cruises Australia also confirmed it was cancelling its Melbourne summer period, which was no for a longer period feasible to provide because of the latest extension.

“We recognise this is disappointing for our company who had been searching ahead to cruising with mates and family members above Christmas and New 12 months, even so, we wished to make this announcement as early as achievable to be certain they could system with certainty for the holiday break interval,” P&O Cruises Australia President Sture Myrmell said.

“I would like to once again thank our company for their loyalty and guidance. We glimpse ahead to the day when we can welcome company back onboard to celebrate these unique activities on the holiday calendar.”

P&O Cruises Australia lately introduced its intention to resume domestic operations with cruises for fully vaccinated friends and crew.

“Governments have designed it pretty distinct that vaccination thresholds are the critical to ending lockdowns, border restrictions and, eventually, re-opening Australia. And element of returning to regular culture is making sure that the extra than a person million Australians who pick out a cruise holiday getaway each individual yr have the prospect to do so once again,” Mr Myrmell mentioned.

“Unfortunately, we are not however clear on the prerequisites from governments and general public wellbeing authorities for a phased return of domestic cruising but we remain hopeful these discussions will get tempo now there is authentic momentum all-around modern society re-opening.”

Friends whose bookings have been affected will be notified of the pause and solutions available either immediately or via their appointed vacation agent.

Guests can track the development of their foreseeable future cruise credit rating or refund ask for by means of the monitoring tool discovered on P&O’s web page at www.pocruises.com.au.

Source P&O Cruises AU