Military Defence Benefits

Military Defence Benefits


To thank the brave men and women of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Members, P&O Cruises Australia, Princess Cruises, Carnival and Cunard Cruise Lines offers bonus Onboard Credit spending money per Defence Force Member. This includes both active and ex-serving personnel of the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Army or the Royal New Zealand Air Force. 

*Onboard credit currency is in AUD$ for P&O Cruises Australia, selected Carnival Cruises departing Australia and selected Princess Cruises ships (Dawn, Sun and Sea Princess and disembarking in Australia). Onboard currency is in USD$ for all other Princess Cruises ships and Cunard.

Cruise Duration Onboard Spending Money Per Defence Force Member
6 nights or less AUD$50
7-13 nights AUD$100
14 nights or more AUD$250

Terms and Conditions


  • Offer is only available to a maximum of two defence personnel per cabin.
  • Offer is valid for eligible active Australian and New Zealand defence personnel and ex-serving personnel only.
  • Onboard Credit is only applied to the eligible current or ex defence personnel. It is not applied to other guests on the booking.
  • Onboard Credit cannot be used for casino credits/charges and gratuities. 
  • Offer is combinable with other Onboard Credit offers including Select Sailing, Onboard Sales & Cruise Sales Day programs.


Proof of Service


For active personnel, the following must be supplied as proof for entitlements:

  • PM KeyS number (ID Number),
  • Regiment number, or
  • Service number

For ex-serving personnel, the following must be supplied as proof for entitlements:

  • Military superannuation/pension statement from MilitarySuper scheme, DFRDB scheme, DFRB scheme or DFSS scheme, or
  • Certificate of service

Requests must be submitted at least 14 days prior to departure. Contact your travel advisor to have your benefit applied.

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