British line P&O Cruises is to partner with Virgin Atlantic by chartering flights for its Adonia cruises in the Winter 2017-18 season.
Flights will be available from London Heathrow and Manchester for the Caribbean fly-cruise programme. Passengers will be able to fly in economy, premium economy and upper class for the 14 and 28-night itineraries.
Gatwick flights will be available on scheduled Virgin Atlantic routes.
Paul Ludlow, P&O Cruises senior vice president, said: “P&O Cruises is an iconic British brand delivering a truly memorable travel experience and so this partnership with Virgin Atlantic is an ideal fit for our guests, enabling them to begin their holiday in style. It will give our Adonia guests even more choice with the option of three departure airports and three cabins, including Virgin Atlantic’s exceptional Upper Class.”
Joanne Boyd, Virgin Atlantic’s head of consumer sales, added: “Virgin Atlantic has always had a great relationship with P&O Cruises and I’m delighted we’ve been able to build upon this further, by providing a key part of its flying programme. It’s great to see that between us, we can create truly the best possible experiences for our customers.”
Economy tickets will be included within the cruise fare, with upgrades available to premium economy from £349 per person and upper class from £799 per person.
Adonis’s 2017-18 Caribbean season operates from November 3, 2017 until March 8, 2018 from Bridgetown. Destination highlights include Mayreau, Bequia and Santarem in Brazil which is situated in the Amazon River.