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UPGRADE SALE: 6-night Melbourne Cup Cruise 2020 (Sydney Return)

Balcony cabin for the price of an Oceanview!

Cruise to the most glamorous day of the year and watch the Melbourne Cup live at Flemington! Book before 26 November 2019 for your chance to stay in a Balcony stateroom for the price of an Oceanview!

FROM
$1,299PP
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DURATION
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6 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • local_activityEvent tickets
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About this holiday

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Enjoy a fun-filled roundtrip to Melbourne for one of the year's most exciting events!

6 Nights (Sydney - Melbourne - Sydney) on the Pacific Adventure

Saturday, 31 Oct - Friday, 06 Nov 2020

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 at Flemington Racecourse.

Passengers also have the chance to purchase an upgrade to their tickets so they can watch the race from the exclusive P&O Enclosure.

Inclusions

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Secure your cabin before 26 November 2019 and receive a Balcony room for the price of an Oceanview!
  • 6 night cruise - Sydney to Melbourne and return
  • Transfers to and from Flemington Racecourse
  • General Admission to Flemington
  • Food from selected dining experiences, entry into all bars, pubs and clubs, selected activities, entertainment and selected kids activities.
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses.

As well as the excitement of donning your finest for a day at Flemington and watching the race live, you'll also spend six nights away from home on a well-earned break.

Accommodation

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Byron Beach Club P&O Cruises Australia will be offering a limited number of guests exclusive access to a private ‘beach club’ onboard its newest ship, Pacific Adventure. The retreat will be available to guests booked in to Pacific Adventure’s suites and selected mini suites.
Secure your cabin on the Pacific Adventure before 26 November 2019 and receive a Balcony room for the price of an Oceanview!
  • Interior - From $1,299 pp twin share
  • Oceanview (obstructed) - From $1,799 pp twin share
  • Balcony - From $1,799 pp twin share
  • Mini Suites - From $2,099 pp twin share - Limited cabins left!
  • Suites - From $2,799 pp twin share
Did you know about the added extras included when you book a Suite?
  • Private balcony* and spacious living area
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Walk-in wardrobe with dressing area, desk with chair
  • Nespresso coffee machine & fridge
  • Priority bookings for shore tours
  • Priority embarkation, disembarkation and tendering
  • Priority dining & spa reservations
  • Pillow concierge (choice of up to 6 different types of pillows)
  • Invitation to senior officer's private cocktail party (on cruises over 5 nights)
  • Turndown, laundry, and shoe shine service
  • Canapés on cocktail evenings
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Complimentary bathrobe and slippers
  • Optional complimentary afternoon tea served in suite
  • Optional complimentary breakfast served in suite

*Free Upgrades subject to availability of rooms in the higher grade. Rooms must be booked in the higher grade at time of booking.

Solo traveller prices available on request. Freecall our local travel team on 1300 414 198 for details or to book your cabin.

Travel dates

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Saturday, 31 Oct - Friday, 6 Nov 2020

Departing Sydney, Returning Sydney

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Saturday, 31 Oct 2020 - Embark ship in Sydney
Sydney is home to two of the world’s most famous landmarks – the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, both perfectly situated on the magnificent harbour.

Day 2 -Sunday, 1 Nov 2020 - At Sea
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!

Day 3 & 5 - Monday, 2 Nov to Wednesday, 4 Nov 2020 - Melbourne
Bordered by the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne is set on the Yarra River at the top of Port Phillip bay.

Day 6 - Thursday, 5 Nov 2020 - At Sea
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!

Day 7 - Friday, 6 Nov 2020 - Disembark ship in Sydney

Questions

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Do I have to Tip?

Tipping is not required but if you’d like to thank the crew who provide you with great service, you are welcome to tip them personally or visit the Reception Desk to have the tip added to your onboard account.

What is the dress code onboard?

Guests are requited to cover-up swim suits when entering the ship’s public rooms. During the day, casual clothes are suitable. After 5.30pm, smart casual attire is required in the public lounges and restaurants or as published in the daily newsletter  'Good Times'.

Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

*Fares are cruise only, per person in AUD in a complete quad or twin room based on lead categories available at publication date (23 Oct 2019), inclusive of all discounts, charges and taxes (which are subject to change). Campaign commences 23 Oct and ends 26 Nov 2019. 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. 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. ^Room Upgrade offer is available based on the price difference between the lead interior to lead oceanview for quad and twin rooms on Pacific Aria & Pacific Dawn, and from lead oceanview to lead balcony rooms for quad and twin on Pacific Explorer & Pacific Adventure. Upgrades are subject to availability of rooms in the higher grade.