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Princess Cruises to undertake its longest ever season of cruises from the UK in 2019

Princess Cruises will be undertaking its longest ever season of cruises from the UK in 2019 with voyages from Southampton and Dover.

Sapphire Princess will spend 198 days sailing on a series of voyages to the Mediterranean and northern Europe from her home port of Southampton -  the longest on record for a UK-based Princess ship.

Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess will spend 198 days sailing on a series of voyages to the Mediterranean and northern Europe

The 2019 programme includes sailings across Europe, Alaska, Japan, Canada and New England, and the Caribbean. The full programme goes on sale on 14 December, with Elite guests able to book 24 hours beforehand.

Europe 2019 highlights include:

  • Five ships sailing across the Mediterranean and northern Europe (Sapphire, Crown, Regal, Emerald and Pacific Princess) to 130 destinations. Guests can choose from 85 itineraries on 211 cruise departures, visiting 37 countries.
  • Overnight stays in St Petersburg, Dublin, Venice, Alta and New York.
  • New 24-night Canada & New England roundtrip from Southampton, which will call at ports including Charlottetown, Boston and overnight in New York.
  • New 12-night Search for the Northern Lights roundtrip from Southampton, which will call at ports including Tromso, Stavanger and an overnight in Alta.
  • New 14-night Mediterranean Explorer cruise, sailing roundtrip from Southampton and visiting Portimao, Cadiz, Ajaccio, Carcassonne and Ceuta (Spanish Morocco).
  • New 18-night Greenland & Iceland cruise, sailing roundtrip roundtrip from Dover and visiting Nanortalik, Qaqortoq, Reykjavik, Isafjordur and Akureyri.
  • First ever roundtrip Dublin season on Crown Princess, 11 sailings around the British Isles.
  • 58 fly-cruise sailings in the Mediterranean on Emerald Princess, ranging from seven to 21 nights and departing from Barcelona, Rome or Athens.
  • Princess maiden call to Rockland, Maine (USA).
  • Access to more than 50 UNESCO world heritage sites including Venice and Edinburgh.

  • Tony Roberts, vice president Princess Cruises UK and Europe, said: “Europe remains our most popular holiday destination for the UK so we’re pleased to confirm that in 2019 our guests will have more choice than ever.

    “With deposits of 5 per cent per person until 30 April, 2018 – meaning you can secure your 2019 European cruise for as little as £40 per person – there is a cruise out there to suit every budget and every bucket list.”

    Princess Cruises: 0344 338 8672 or visit www.princess.com/holiday

    Posted on 4th December 2017 at 11:49 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Princess Cruises |

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