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Britannia sailing into the sunset

P&O Cruises' flagship Britannia refitted ready for her 10th birthday

Following her extensive refit, Britannia is ready to reveal all her new finery

Published on 22 May 2024


Roll out the red carpet for P&O Cruises flagship BritanniaFresh from her extensive refit, she’s ready to reveal all her new finery ahead of her 10th birthday next year. 

As Britain’s favourite cruise line, P&O Cruises is proud to continually invest in its beautiful fleet to ensure guests enjoy their holidays like never before. 

Britannia’s major makeover has added even more elegance and stylish enhancements to this already beautiful ship. The ship’s decor has been updated with new designs, colours and textiles, bringing her in line with the lighter and brighter contemporary touches of the newest ships in the fleet, Arvia and Iona

New ideas, more choices and refreshed venues include: 

  • Sunset Bar (Deck 16) with warm, welcoming colours, cosy cushions and comfy seating for Lido Deck drinks with wonderful wake views. 
  • The elegant Crystal Room (Deck 7) is now fully dressed to impress in a stunning new colour scheme. 
  • There are new dance floors in The Live Lounge (Deck 7) and The Limelight Club (Deck 5) for the nights you want to party. 
  • Enhanced crew areas for even more comfort in the working and living spaces. 
  • A new private viewing facility in the relocated Photo Gallery (now on Deck 7) to capture those special memories. 
  • Refreshed and relocated ELEMIS shop (now on Deck 7) with a pop-up massage offering for quick-fix relaxation.
  • Oasis Spa and Salon (Deck 5) which enhances the ambience of the ship’s most serene space. 
  • New furniture and tiles in a fresh, new colour palette for the Lido Pool (Deck 16) and Serenity Pool (Deck 17).
  • Enhanced splash area for children with colourful, interactive water features. 
  • A brand-new look and all-new mouth-watering menu at Market Cafe (Deck 5), where you’ll discover sweet and savoury delights throughout the day. 
  • A more prominent Loyalty and Cruise Sales area (Deck 7), so booking your next holiday with P&O Cruises can be even more relaxed and enjoyable in a dedicated, comfortable space.
  • A fantastic new look and fresh furnishings throughout Brodie’s (Deck 6), The Glass House (Deck 7), the Casino (Deck 6), Crow’s Nest (Deck 16), Epicurean (Deck 16) and Java (Deck 7), and new carpets in some of the Freedom and Club restaurants. 

Celebrate Britannia’s 10th birthday in style

Britannia’s 10th Anniversary 2025 No-Fly British Isles Adventure: Southampton ➡ Newhaven (for Edinburg) ➡ Kirkwall, Orkney Islands ➡ Stornoway ➡ Cruise by Scottish Islands ➡ Belfast ➡ Liverpool ➡ Cobh (for Cork ➡ Southampton 

Celebrate Britannia’s birthday in style as she takes you on a tour around the best of the British Isles in June 2025. Join this exclusive celebration of her 10th birthday and you’ll enjoy 14 nights onboard with delicious dining, dancing and daily world-class entertainment. There will be special guest entertainers and a host of holiday surprises and activities to mark the occasion. 

Admire the elegant beauty and modern new look of Britannia as you holiday around home-water highlights such as Edinburgh, Kirkwall and the more remote Outer Hebrides. As well as Belfast, an overnight call to Liverpool and Cork (which you can visit from Cobh). You’ll return with your hearts and minds filled with fresh knowledge and fond memories of our unbeatable homeland, the great British Isles. 

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