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Princess Cruises celebrates “total” worldwide 2019-20 coverage with return to Antarctica

Princess Cruises' 2019-20 sailings to worldwide destinations features Caribbean cruises on its newest ship, Sky Princess, and the line’s first sailings to Antarctica in seven years.

Says Tony Roberts, vice president UK and Europe: “With every continent of the world now covered by Princess, we’re the cruise line to travel with for anyone wanting a faraway adventure. Our ships touch every corner of the globe and cover off a range of bucket list destinations including exotic Asia, the sun-drenched Caribbean and engineering marvels of the Panama Canal.”

Sky Princess
The new Sky Princess will be one of five Princess ships cruising the Caribbean in 2019-20

Overnight stays will be available in destinations including Hong Kong, Rio, Buenos Aires, Lima, St Thomas and Cozumel.

Programme Highlights

Asia
45 departures on Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess, both with a 2,670-guest capacity and tailored for the Asia market. The ships calls will include Japan, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, South Korea and Malaysia. 23 itineraries range from three to 25 days.
There will be an opportunity to see the Annular Solar Eclipse off the coast of Malaysia on 26 December, 2019, and a New Year’s Eve late-evening departure from Hong Kong

Caribbean
The 3,660-guest Sky Princess launches in 2019 and will sail its maiden Caribbean season, starting in December with a three-day inaugural cruise followed by a series of seven-day voyages.
A total of five ships, offering ten itineraries and 119 departures, will cruise the Caribbean. Sky Princess will be joined by Regal Princess, Caribbean Princess, Crown Princess and the much smaller Pacific Princess.

South America
14 departures include a return to Antarctica, the first time the line has called at the continent since 2011.
Two ships will sail South America: the 2,200-guest Island Princess and 2,000-guest Coral Princess making hermaiden season. A choice of 14 departures, 31 destinations and 18 countries are on offer, with voyages departing from Fort Lauderdale, Santiago or Buenos Aires.
Nine itineraries will be on offer, ranging in length from 14 to 58 days.
Included in the itineraries is a 58-day voyage that circumnavigates the continent and offers the opportunity to visit landmark sites and events such as Easter Island, Rio’s Carnival, Machu Picchu, the Iguazú Falls and Patagonia.

Panama Canal
The 3,080-guest Emerald Princess will sail its maiden Panama Canal season, traversing the new Agua Clara locks on the Atlantic side of the canal as well as the new Cocoli Locks on the Pacific Side, which opened in June 2016.
Five Princess ships will sail the Panama Canal, offering six itineraries and 36 departures. As well as Emerald Princess also setting sail are Caribbean Princess, Coral Princess, Island Princess and Pacific Princess. They will depart from Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver.

Princess Cruises is offering a 16-night Antarctica & Cape Horn cruise, sailing from Santiago to Buenos Aires on Coral Princess from £3,874 per person. Departing Sunday 20 January, 2020, ports of call include Punta Arenas, Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego), Cape Horn scenic cruising, Antarctic Peninsula scenic cruising, Falkland Islands (Stanley) and Montevideo.

Princess Cruises: 0344 338 8663 or visit www.princess.com

Posted on 18th June 2018 at 11:29 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Princess Cruises |

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