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P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Season

11 October 2023

P&O Arvia

P&O Cruises have just launched their exciting winter 2025/26 season itineraries, sailing to a range of extraordinary destinations around the globe, including 12 new ports of call. These magical sailings are bound to be a hit with both P&O Cruises’ enthusiasts and those that are new to the cruise line, due to the variety of itineraries on offer, varying from short getaways to Western Europe to World Cruises lasting up to 100 nights and the 75-night Grand Tour around South America.

Whether you’re travelling with your family in tow, with your partner or solo, P&O Cruises winter 2025/26 sailings will tick all the boxes. Giving you the flexibility to choose whether you sail to the Caribbean for some winter sun or embrace the magical Christmas spirit with a Christmas market escape, P&O Cruises’ 2025/2026 winter itineraries have something for all travellers. 

With itineraries on offer across P&O Cruises’ fleet, you will find a sailing in the 2025/26 season that suits your budget and preferences to a tee. 

Read on to find out the top itineraries, destinations and other exciting information about the P&O Cruises winter 2025/26 season!

P&O Cruise Ships

Destinations

Best For

P&O Arcadia (adults only)

Canary Islands, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Europe, Northern Europe, World Cruise

Excellent Entertainment

P&O Ventura

Canary Islands, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Europe, Northern Europe 

Family-Friendly Activities

P&O Iona

Canary Islands, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Europe, Northern Europe 

Decadent Dining Options

P&O Britannia

Canary Islands, Caribbean

Kids Clubs and Activities

P&O Aurora (adults only)

Canary Islands, Caribbean, Europe, Northern Europe, Grand Tour Cruise 

Swimming Pools and Relaxing Spaces

P&O Azura 

Mediterranean

Nightlife

P&O Arvia

Canary Islands, Caribbean

Adventurous Activities 

Contents:

  1. P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Top Destinations
  2. P&O Cruises’ Canary Islands Winter 2025/26 Getaways
  3. P&O Cruises’ Caribbean Winter 2025/26 Getaways
  4. P&O Cruises’ Mediterranean Winter 2025/26 Getaways
  5. P&O Cruises’ European Winter 2025/26 Getaways
  6. P&O Cruises’ Northern European Winter 2025/26 Getaways
  7. P&O Cruises’ Winter 2025/26 World Cruises
  8. New For P&O Cruises’ Winter 2025/26 Season
  9. Festive Experiences Onboard P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Top Destinations

P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 sailings have so many tempting destinations on offer. Varying in duration, these extraordinary cruises are the perfect way to escape the UK and venture to an exciting new destination. But with 200 new getaways on offer, it might be hard to know which destinations should be at the top of your list. And whether to opt for a fly cruise or to sail directly from Southampton. 

Canary Islands
Canary Islands

To help with your decision, we’ve picked the top destinations on offer in P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 season. 

P&O Cruises’ Canary Islands Winter 2025/26 Getaways

Best for: A fun family holiday

The Canary Islands is a popular destination for holiday goers, due to the beautiful beaches, vibrant towns and the number of family-friendly attractions on offer. From Tenerife, to Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, there is so much to see and do throughout the different islands. 

Lanzarote
Lanzarote

And whilst many people might initially think of the Canaries as a summer destination, the temperature is still warm in the winter, with highs of 20-23° in December. A lot of the attractions, such as Siam Park in Tenerife are also open throughout the winter. 

P&O Cruises have a wide selection of itineraries visiting the Canary Islands throughout the winter 2025/26 season. Cruising from Barbados, Southampton and Antigua, these tempting itineraries are the perfect way to experience this breathtaking destination.

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Canary Islands Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing to The Canary Islands in Winter 2025/26

P&O Cruises’ Caribbean Winter 2025/26 Getaways

Best for: A Romantic Getaway

The Caribbean has long been a popular winter sun destination, with thousands of people flocking to the different islands each year. With golden beaches, colourful architecture and delicious cuisine, it’s clear to see why the Caribbean is a hotspot for winter getaways. And P&O Cruises 2025/26 winter sailings to the Caribbean will give you a chance to experience all of this, visiting picturesque ports such as Bridgetown (Barbados), Phillipsburg (St Maarten) and St. George's (Grenada).

Caribbean Beach
Caribbean Beach

Whether you opt for a cruise to the Caribbean from Southampton or a fly cruise, you’ll have an unforgettable time exploring all that the Caribbean has to offer onboard P&O Cruises. 

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Caribbean Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing to the Caribbean in Winter 2025/26

P&O Cruises’ Mediterranean Winter 2025/26 Getaways

Best For: Sightseeing 

The Mediterranean is one of the most beloved cruising destinations, with so many awe-inspiring landmarks, scenery and a relaxed atmosphere that makes it perfect for a holiday. Consisting of Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Greece and several other countries situated around the Mediterranean Sea, this beautiful part of the world has so much to offer. 

Athens
Athens

With mild temperatures and less crowds in the winter, the Mediterranean is a great choice when it comes to winter holidays. P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 season has plenty of Mediterranean getaways on offer, whether you’re searching for a 7 night escape or a longer cruise visiting even more destinations. 

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Mediterranean Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing to the Mediterranean in Winter 2025/26

P&O Cruises’ European Winter 2025/26 Getaways

Best For: Christmas Markets

When you cruise to Europe, there are so many fascinating destinations you can visit, whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in history, explore cobblestone streets and pick up your souvenirs or indulge in the local cuisine. A gateway to adventure, a cruise is a wonderful way to get a taste of what this captivating continent is like. And in winter, Europe truly comes to life.

Rothenberg, Germany

From the magical Christmas markets of Amsterdam and Hamburg to the sparkling Christmas lights of Bruges, there’s so many festive experiences to enjoy throughout your European cruise. And in the months surrounding December, you can enjoy cooler temperatures which are perfect if you want to get cosy in your warm jumper, and the glistening winter sun that will warm you up throughout the day. 

P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 sailings include dozens of incredible European getaways, including itineraries that visit the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and more; all sailing from Southampton!

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 European Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing to Europe in Winter 2025/26

P&O Cruises’ Northern European Winter 2025/26 Getaways

Best For: Picturesque Scenery

Northern Europe has it all. From its breathtaking scenery which includes lush forests, waterfalls and volcanoes to its bustling cities and towns, it truly is a magical place to cruise. 

Norway
Norway

Consisting of Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, Northern Europe (also referred to as Scandinavia), is often thought to be the most scenic destination to cruise to; as each day you’ll wake up greeted by either spectacular landscapes or to stop off in a city/town that’s got a vibrant atmosphere, with hearty food and a welcoming atmosphere. 

P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 season has lots of exciting itineraries on offer around Northern Europe, visiting destinations such as Oslo, Alta, Bruges, Rotterdam and Tromsø. 

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 Northern Europe Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing to Northern Europe in Winter 2025/26

P&O Cruises’ Winter 2025/26 World Cruises

Best For: Adventure Seekers

If you’re looking for a truly unforgettable cruise in winter 2025/26, then look no further than a World Cruise. A fantastic way of seeing dozens of different destinations around the globe for up to 100 nights, World Cruises are the ultimate way to explore, all in the comfort of a cruise ship. P&O Arcadia’s World Cruise from Southampton that’s on offer in January 2026 visits so many incredible places across 100 nights, from Muscat to Penang, and memories that will last a lifetime. 

Sydney, Australia
Sydney, Australia

And if you’re looking for a world cruise that’s a little shorter, then P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 international sailings are bound to please. Also sailing from Southampton, these captivating cruises last for over 40 nights, and still visit some of the world’s most beautiful and extraordinary destinations.  

Top P&O Cruises Winter 2025/26 World Cruise Itineraries 

P&O Cruises’ Ships Sailing Across the World in Winter 2025/26

New For P&O Cruises' Winter 2025/26 Season

P&O Cruises have so many different fly cruises and no-fly cruises available throughout their winter 2025/26 season, varying from short city breaks in Europe to World Cruises.

P&O Iona
P&O Iona at Christma

With the launch of the season, comes some exciting new additions: 

Festive Experiences Onboard P&O Cruises

When travelling on a P&O Cruises ship throughout December, you’ll have the chance to see not only magical decorations and a variety of festive shows (such as a traditional pantomime), but there will be experiences on the ship to enjoy that will appeal to both children and adults alike.

Christmas onboard P&O Ventura
Christmas onboard P&O Ventura

From Christmas films, to a New Year’s Eve Party, Santa’s grotto, and even festive food!

Book You P&O Cruises’ Winter 2025/26 Getaway with Iglu Cruise

Looking to create everlasting memories? Book a P&O Cruises’ winter 2025/26 getaway with Iglu Cruise and experience an enchanting festive cruise that will be unlike any other. With so many fantastic itineraries on sale now, you’re bound to find the perfect 2025/26 winter cruise for you.

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