From the icy straits of Alaska to the sunny beaches of the Caribbean, couples can explore more North America by cruising with Princess Cruises.
The launch of its latest North America cruise programs, adds a 15 percent increase in capacity in 2018, offering its largest ever deployment for Princess Cruises in the Great Land.
Between May and September 2018, seven Princess Cruises’ ships will sail Alaska’s pristine waters on 130 cruise departures from Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver, B.C. and Anchorage (Whittier). In addition, the cruise line has over 22 cruise tour options providing guests the opportunity to journey into the interior of Alaska, visiting five custom-built Princess Wilderness Lodges.
New offerings include a full season of calls to Icy Strait Point, a unique and remote wilderness experience, by Island Princess, as well as two 12-day roundtrip cruises to Alaska from Los Angeles.
While on board, guests will encounter a variety of ways to engage in unique Alaska experiences through the award-winning North to Alaska Program, featuring Cook My Catch, an exclusive culinary program allowing guests to return from select Princess fishing excursions to have the chef prepare their very own catch of the day. Also on offer is the crowd-favourite Puppies in the Piazza, where real Alaska sled dog puppies are brought onboard for guests to interact with.
Fares start from $1229* per person twin share for a seven-night Voyage of the Glaciers from Vancouver to Anchorage departing May 12, 2018, while cruise tour options include a 12-night Denali Explorer itinerary combining a seven-night cruise and five-night land tour, departing May 12, 2018 with fares from $2419* per person twin share.
Princess Cruises has also launched its 2018 Canada and New England cruise season, offering its largest deployment with two of its newest ships – Regal Princess and Royal Princess – sailing on itineraries taking in the region’s spectacular autumn foliage as well as famous destinations such as Boston and New York.
Meanwhile, the cruise line announced a return to Caribbean summer cruising, giving Australian couples a chance to escape winter as Caribbean Princess offers 47 round trip departures from Fort Lauderdale between April and September 2018. Options range from seven-day Caribbean adventures to longer 20-day Caribbean and Panama Explorer voyages enabling travellers to explore the beaches of the Caribbean and experience the engineering genius of the Panama Canal, transiting the new Agua Clara Locks.
For more information visit the Princess Cruises website.