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When time needn’t be of the essence


With an extended stay in port you’ll discover moments so special you simply can’t keep them to yourself.

Discover what extended stays in port can offer

Lingering in port a little longer with an evening stay…

If you’d like to spend a bit more time in your dream destination look out for cruises featuring evening departures; these will leave port at, or after, 9pm and usually follow a full day in port. This means you’ve plenty of time throughout the day to linger a little longer, explore that little bit more, or simply slow down the pace and soak up all of the glorious sights and sounds of your surrounds. And when the soft hues of the early evening appear, you can enjoy even more special moments without the worry of clock-watching. So, what will it be... extra time to unwind on the beach; to find that just-so souvenir; or to savour a couple of sundowners on the powder-soft sands of St Lucia? 


View a selection of cruises with evening calls here >


Make it a night to remember as the sun sets…

When a day or evening in port simply isn’t enough, holidays featuring an overnight call may provide the perfect solution. You’ve usually a full day prior to, and following, your overnight stay to really discover the joys of the destination, and of course the opportunity to soak up the sparkling atmosphere by starlight. So before it’s time to get tucked up, why not settle in for a great night ashore. We even offer shore excursions that make the most of what the night has to offer. So why not head out and discover the bright city lights of San Francisco by night; feast on a sunset dinner cruise in Honolulu; enjoy the splendour of the Russian ballet in St Petersburg; in Norway search out the magical Northern Lights; or spot the curious creatures of the deep on a submarine night dive in Barbados. 


View a selection of cruises with overnight calls here >


Special moments are made in cities that never sleep…

Whether you wish to acclimatise before or after your cruise, or just extend your holiday, City Stays give you the opportunity to explore more of the world's most incredible destinations. With a City Stay you can spend up to six days in great cities such as Valletta, Dubai, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Allowing you to delve a little deeper into local culture, explore independently, and of course start or end your holiday on a real high.


We’ve handpicked a selection of well appointed 4 and 5 star hotels to choose from. And as part of your package, all of your transfers will be taken care of as well as breakfast at the hotel, luggage porterage and all taxes and services. There’ll also be a P&O Cruises representative on call 24 hours a day, so you can enjoy all that your city of choice has to offer with complete peace of mind.


Find out more about City Stays here >


It’s time to awaken to incredible Land Tour adventures... 

Land Tours provide the perfect way to extend your stay for an extra two to three nights in the first or last destination of your fly-cruise.  With 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation, and a full programme of daily sightseeing adventures – it’s the ideal way to discover the true essence of your chosen region. From visiting the Arabian Ranches, and enjoying a traditional Bedouin dinner in Dubai; to driving to see the world famous Golden Gate Bridge, and hopping over to Alcatraz Island in San Francisco – every day you’ll discover more culture, sights and scenery.


Land Tours come complete with accommodation, breakfast, transfers, luggage porterage, all taxes and services, and the services of a local P&O Cruises representative.


Find out more about Land Tours in Dubai, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Singapore and Sydney here >