Roll out the red carpet for P&O Cruises flagship Britannia. Fresh from her exciting and extensive 2024 refit, she’s ready to reveal all her new finery. Britannia has been busy getting ready for her 10th anniversary in 2025 and she is dressed in style for the party. She’ll be celebrating with a cruise around her British Isles homeland. Will you join her? See details below.

As Britain’s favourite cruise line, P&O Cruises take pride in continually investing in their beautiful fleet to ensure you enjoy a holiday like never before. This major makeover has added even more elegance and stylish enhancements visible across many venues on board Britannia. P&O Cruises have updated the ship’s décor with new designs, colours and textiles, bringing Britannia in line with the lighter and brighter contemporary touches of their newest ships, Arvia and Iona.

New ideas, more choices and refreshed venues include:

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

Britannia’s 10th anniversary cruise, B514, 6 June 2025

Taking you on a tour around the best of the British Isles, Britannia’s ready to rule the waves in June 2025. Hurry to join this exclusive celebration of her 10th anniversary and you’ll enjoy 14 fabulous nights on board with delicious dining, dancing and daily world-class entertainment. There will be special guest entertainers, a host of holiday surprises and activities to mark the occasion. Admire the elegant beauty and modern new look of the fully refitted flagship Britannia.

Highlights – Britannia 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Cruise

Your holiday around home-water highlights, such as:

  • Scotland’s enchanting east-coast city Edinburgh (from Newhaven), will take in Kirkwall in the Orkneys, the more remote Outer Hebrides and cruise by the stunning Scottish Islands.
  • Step out from Belfast to explore the Giant’s Causeway.
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Fab Four on an overnight call to Liverpool, where you’ll have two fun-filled days to find out what’s so special about this savvy city.
  • Come back with the ‘gift of the gab’ once you’ve kissed the Emerald Isle’s famous stone at Blarney Castle in 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.

If you agree there’s no place like home, here’s Britannia’s cracking cruise itinerary for 6 June 2025. Don’t delay – book your space on Britannia’s exclusive 10-year anniversary cruise today and discover the best of British, on board and ashore.

Itinerary – Britannia 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Cruise

Southampton – Newhaven (for Edinburgh) – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – Stornoway – Cruise by Scottish Islands – Belfast – Liverpool [2 full days in Liverpool] – Cobh (tours to Cork) – Southampton

Refit fun facts

  • Seven venues – The Epicurean, The Crow’s Nest, Sunset Bar, Market Café, The Crystal Room, Brodie’s
    and the Loyalty and Cruise Sales Desk – were given a total makeover with a new layout, new upholstery or furniture and new carpet design.
  • 800 tradespeople were involved in the refit – tilers, carpet fitters, electricians, upholsterers, carpenters, seamstresses, plumbers, general labourers, welders, and teak and resin deck specialists.
  • The carpet was replaced in more than 10,000 square metres of public areas and in more than 1,000 cabins.
  • Over 4,200 metres of alleyway carpet has been replaced – that’s equal to 4.2 kilometres or 2.6 miles
  • More than 1,000 new pieces of furniture were brought in, and nearly 1,000 pieces of old furniture were given a new lease of life by being upholstered.
  • There are six new whirlpools to relax in.

P&O Britannia Refit 2024 Reviews

What are people saying about the latest Britannia refit?

Britannia Guest Review Quotes

  • When we came on board we didn’t know what to expect with the refit, but Britannia looks fresh – a lot smarter.
    The carpets in the cabins are all nice and new. Nicola Astle & Mehtap Basavci, guests
  • Britannia looks lovely. It’s roomy and airy – really nice! Joanne Morgan & Angela Daniels, guests