P&O Cruises Australia Announces Further Pause for Cruises from Sydney and Brisbane
In the absence of progress towards an agreed restart plan for cruising, P&O Cruises Australia today (27 Jan.) announced a new series of cruise cancellations in its rolling pause in operations that has been in place since cruising in Australia was suspended in March 2020.
The latest pause cancels 15 cruises scheduled to depart from Sydney or Brisbane between 23 April, 2022 until 28 May, 2022.
P&O Cruises Australia acknowledges the understandable disappointment of guests whose cruises are affected and apologises for the disruption to their holiday plans.
The pause period reflects that it will take several months for a ship to return to operation once government agencies and public health authorities have worked with the industry to agree protocols. Australia is one of the last remaining major cruise markets in the world without a return to service pathway.
Guests whose bookings are affected by the latest pause announcement will be notified of the pause and options available either directly or via their appointed travel agent.
Guests can track the progress of their future cruise credit, booking transfer, or refund request via the tracking tool found on P&O’s website at www.pocruises.com.au.