Passengers holiday in P&O Cruises Australia’s luxurious suites and mini-suites will now enjoy an enhanced level of indulgence with the introduction of a new premium suite package offering 25 extra complimentary services.

Guests will start their relaxing voyage with priority check-in and preferential boarding. Once onboard, flowers and fruit baskets will be waiting for them in their staterooms while a welcome glass of sparkling wine is served in their cabin by a dedicated suite steward.

On formal nights, pre-dinner canapés will be served to guests in their suites or mini-suites, with a sweet dream surprise delivered in the evening to end the night on a perfect note.

Passengers booked in the larger suites will enjoy a range of added extras, including complimentary room service and bottled water, pre-loaded Apple IPOD Nanos with in-room speakers and Nespresso coffee machines to allow guests to enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up in the comfort of their own suite.

Suite guests will also receive invitations to an exclusive cocktail party with the ship’s senior officers.

In addition, P&O Cruises will offer suite passengers the option of having hot breakfast and afternoon tea served in their staterooms each day of the cruise, as well as a preferred reservation service for the ships’ specialty restaurants, spa treatments and shore tours.

Meanwhile, a Pillow Concierge service will be introduced across the P&O Cruises fleet later this year, offering suite guests a choice of six different pillows to ensure a luxurious night’s sleep.

To celebrate these upgrades, P&O Cruises has reduced its premium fares for Summer 2008/09 departures by up to 40 per cent. Eight-night cruises on Australia’s first superliner, Pacific Dawn, start from $2410* for a mini-suite and $3255* for the grand 52m² suites.

Sydney-based superliner Pacific Dawn features 11 decks with two swimming pools, a choice of five evening dining areas, nine bars and lounges, “The Dome” entertainment area, a two-storey show lounge and fitness centre.

Meanwhile Australia’s favourite ship, Pacific Sun, now features a new child-free Oasis spa retreat, ocean-view gym and coffee bar, as well as five restaurants and cafes, multiple bars and lounges and two pools for the adults.