P&O Cruises has cancelled all worldwide cruises on Arcadia, Aurora, Azura and Ventura till the tip of August.
Journeys outdoors of the UK on Britannia and Iona have additionally been scrapped till the tip of September.
P&O Cruises president, Paul Ludlow, stated: “We stay in very shut contact with the UK authorities and related our bodies as we monitor the newest scenario and steerage on journey.
“From the second we see journey restrictions lifting we’ll start the numerous logistical job to re-start our operations.
“It’s going to take a while for the primary ship to return to service, adopted by the phased return of the remaining fleet.
“We can not wait to welcome everybody again on board with the safety of efficient protocols to safeguard the well being and wellbeing of all crew and company.”
P&O Cruises will as a substitute provide a collection of brief break and week-long UK cruises this summer season.
“Following current authorities bulletins and because the vaccine programme is rolled out throughout the globe, we will all start to really feel a way of reassurance and hope that this present lockdown interval within the UK will come to an finish.
“Life can, we hope, slowly return to some semblance of our earlier normality as hospitality opens up and summer season holidays may be booked with confidence.”
He added: “Whereas holidays right here within the UK would be the first to grow to be a actuality we’ll, after all, steadily see the return of worldwide journey however first we would like company to have the ability to take pleasure in a correct summer season vacation at sea with the perfect in rest, leisure and eating selection.
“These sailings will go away from our residence port in Southampton and sail round UK coastal waters having fun with the summer season sunshine.
“Extra particulars of dates, costs and the expertise on board might be introduced later this month, however they are going to, after all, all have flexibility so company can guide with confidence.”
The ex-UK journeys will go on sale later in March.