Britannia isn't just the biggest ship ever built for the British market – she’s glamorous too, combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel.

There has never been a more stylish way to see the world! Nothing beats the feeling of stepping on board a new ship for the first time, and whether you are new to cruising, or a veteran of the high seas, your moments on board this new cruise ship, Britannia, designed by world-leading interior design experts, are sure to be truly memorable.

You’ll also find onboard four pools, a Spa and Retreat, fantastic children’s clubs, theatre shows, films bars and nightclub plus much more. There really is something for everyone.

  • Lloyds No9614036
  • Size large
  • Style resort
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2015
  • Year of last refit
  • Gross tonnage 141000t
  • Length 329.8m
  • Speed 23kts
  • Decks 13
  • Language English
  • Currency Pound Sterling (£)
  • No. of passengers 3647
  • No. of crew 1350
  • No. of cabins 1837
  • -wheelchair access 35
Unique Features

The ship benefits from the skill and expertise of award winning chefs Marco Pierre White in the ships main restaurants in which several dishes have been created by this Michelin Star chef.

The Cookery Club - They’re turning up the heat, bringing guests the chance to learn from Marco and the other Food Heroes during a range of 2 hour cookery classes. These will be available to book via Cruise Personaliser approximately 3 months before sailing.

The Market Cafe - Master Pâtissier, Eric Lanlard has long wowed the culinary world with his passion for baking. And now he’s bringing his expertise to the Market Café and Britannia’s afternoon tea experience! Is it foodie heaven or a foodie haven? Both! With French-style patisserie by Eric Lanlard plus fine cheeses, antipasto, charcuterie, tapas and speciality breads temptation shouldn't be resisted.

Sindhu - An emerging P&O Cruises signature restaurant, Sindhu brings you fine dining Indian style.

The Glass House - Enthusiastic, award winning wine expert and self-proclaimed foodie, Olly Smith is known for his exuberant TV appearances and writes a weekly wine column for The Mail on Sunday.
This stylish, relaxed restaurant and bar offers an informal menu of steak and seafood. With wines by the glass, find the perfect match for each course and drink in those sea views!

The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.


A discretionary service charge of £7.00 per passenger per day is added to shipboard accounts, for all persons 12 and over. From May 2019,  the discretionary daily service charge on board will be removed so you can relax knowing it's all taken care of.

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The boutique style cabins are more stylish and comfortable than ever with soothing colours, bespoke artworks from British artists and large flatscreen TVs for films on demand. They've ensured that all the outside rooms have balconies and they've included 27 single cabins, many of which will have balconies.

Bathrooms have glass shower screens and pamper packs from The White Company. The inside and outside cabins are perfect for those who prefer to be out and about enjoying the ship. Then there’s the balcony cabins. There’s nothing quite like stepping out into your own private space where you can dine throughout the day and unwind in the ultimate room with a view. The spacious Mini-Suites come with added luxuries including comfy sofas, whilst butler-serviced Suites feature a lounge for entertaining, a dressing area and broad balcony with steamer loungers.


The ship features speciality restaurants, grand main dining rooms and a host of café’s and snack bars. From elegant fine dining to self-service buffets, there's a wide choice of flexible, casual and club dining options to suit everyone.


There's never a dull moment...

P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.

Health and fitness

From the revitalising hydrotherapy pool, to the state of the art gymnasium, there's plenty of facilities onboard to refresh your mind, body and soul. Passengers can enjoy luxury massages and treatments in the Oasis Spa, or head out to the top deck sports court for a spot of tennis.

Kids and Teens

As a family friendly ship, Britannia offers a wide range of options for the whole family, including a variety of just-for-kids activities.


The ship's fantastic New Horizons programme offers to passengers the chance to leave their cruise with a new hobby, skill or passion. With classes ranging from cookery, and ballroom dancing, to feng shui and tai chi, passengers can search for true enlightenment.

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