Melbourne Cup Carnival with P&O on Pacific Explorer


Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Lexus Melbourne Cup live from Flemington.

Members from: $1,523 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $1,549 P.P Twin ShareSolo traveller from: $3,098

  • Type

    Ocean Cruising

  • Destination

    Australia

  • Cruise Line

    P&O

  • Booking Code

    W956

  • Departs

    31 October 2019


Includes


  • General Admission to Flemington Racecourse

  • Transfers to and from Flemington

  • The Good News Sale: $1 deposits + FREE onboard spending money


Our Melbourne Cup Carnival cruises are the best way to enjoy one of Australia's favourite events.

Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Lexus Melbourne Cup live from Flemington. Plus our guest have the chance to purchase upgrade their tickets to sit in the exclusive P&O Enclosure.

This cruise includes:

General Admission to Flemington Racecourse Transfers to and from Flemington

As well as the excitement of donning your finest for a day Flemington and watching the race itself, you'll also spend six nights away from home on a well-earned break. Tickets and transfers to Flemington Racecourse are included in your cruise fare.


Itinerary


  1. Day 1

    Brisbane AUSTRALIA

    Brisbane is a city full of contradictions. It’s a place of shorts and thongs and high finance. It is both sophisticated and rustic. A city eager to change, yet reluctant to abandon its old ways!

  2. Days 2–3

    Sea Days

    We’re always coming up with new and improved experiences so you can cruise, cruise and cruise some more. With so many experiences onboard you can choose to do it all or do nothing at all. It’s your holiday, your way!

  3. Days 4–5

    Melbourne AUSTRALIA

    Bordered by the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne is set on the Yarra River at the top of Port Phillip bay. Melbourne Cup Day

  4. Days 6–7

    Sea Days

    We’re always coming up with new and improved experiences so you can cruise, cruise and cruise some more. With so many experiences onboard you can choose to do it all or do nothing at all. It’s your holiday, your way!

  5. Day 8

    Brisbane

    Brisbane is a city full of contradictions. It’s a place of shorts and thongs and high finance. It is both sophisticated and rustic. A city eager to change, yet reluctant to abandon its old ways!


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Disclaimer


*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead category, inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 12 Jun 2019 and ends 27 Aug 2019 and is valid on select sailings. Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and may fluctuate during the campaign period. Campaign offers only available on P&O’s Value and Value Plus fare types only for sailings departing after 13th Jun 2019. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. Supplements apply for other room categories. Some oceanview rooms have obstructed views. ~Fare based on specified departure dates. Different fares apply to other dates listed. #$1 deposits are non-refundable and deposit conditions differ from the standard P&O Booking and Travel Conditions. Pay AU$1 per person deposit upfront (for all passengers) followed by the remainder of the standard adult deposit amount to be paid as follows – for cruises departing between 23 Dec 2019 and 15 Feb 2020 the additional deposit is due 95 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 16 Feb and 31 May 2020 the additional deposit is due 150 days prior to departure; for cruises departing between 1 Jun 2020 and 31 Aug 2020 the additional deposit is due 180 days prior to departure; for cruises departing after 1 Sep 2020 the additional deposit is due 250 days prior to departure. Final payment for your cruise is due 75 days prior to departure. For cruises departing between 27 Aug and 22 Dec 2019 the AU$1 deposit is applicable if the date of booking is greater than 75 days before departure; final payment is then due 75 days before departure. Full payment is required for sailings booked within 75 days of departure. The additional deposit charged will be the remainder of the standard adult deposit for all passengers, including children. For bookings departing prior to 27 Aug 2019 $1 deposit does not apply, and full payment is required at time of booking. Other campaign promotions – onboard spending money - applies. Standard cancellation and refunds conditions apply as per Booking and Travel Conditions. ^Onboard Spending Money is per room in AUD. Amount varies by travel date, room type and itinerary duration to the maximum of $900, and is applied to the first 2 guests only in a room. Onboard Spending Money expires at the conclusion of your cruise, is not transferable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be used at the medical centre or casino. A 1.1% surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and a 2.3% surcharge for Amex applies to direct bookings made through our call centre and website. Paypal payments will incur a 1% surcharge. Travel agents may charge additional fees - check with your travel agent. †For P&O Short Breaks, if your cruise is unable to visit the destination on its itinerary because of an unforeseen circumstance such as weather, civil unrest or a mechanical issue, we will endeavour to visit an alternative destination deemed safe by the Captain. To be read in conjunction with the P&O Cruises Australia Booking and Passage Conditions available at https://www.pocruises.com.au/plan/how-to-book/book-travel-conditions which passengers will be bound by. Whilst all information is correct at time of publication, offers are subject to change or withdrawal. Carnival plc trading as P&O Cruises Australia. ABN 23 107 998 443.