Last Minute Shoppers: Digital Gift Cards Available on Princess.com in time for Christmas
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Dec.
21, 2017) – For last minute holiday shoppers, Princess
Cruises offers the gift of exploration, new perspectives and
lasting memories with a Princess
Cruises Gift Card. Available as a digital Gift Card or as a plastic Gift
Card, both of which can be easily ordered from the cruise line website, the
cards can be used toward the cruise fare or onboard charges such as a spa
treatment, shore excursions, specialty dining or retail shops.
According to First Data's latest Consumer
Insights Survey, which polled 3,650 people 18 years and over, digital gift
cards are on the rise with 51% of those surveyed having received or purchased
one in the past year. A key benefit of Princess Cruises Gift Cards is that the
cards can be delivered either digitally or as a traditional plastic card and
can be used for a cruise purchase or to enhance the experience of friends and
families while onboard. For Millennials surveyed, the biggest appeal of gift
cards is the ability to purchase immediately, so you can be at the airport
heading home for the holidays and buy your parents' gift and schedule it to be
emailed to them on Christmas morning.
Princess Cruises Gift Cards may be purchased in several
standard denominations ($50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 and $2,000), or any
amount above a minimum value of $25 up to a maximum value of $2,000 per card.
Buyers can choose from more than 50 digital card designs including destination
and holiday themes and can personalize them with an audio message or
photo. Princess Cruises Gift Cards do not expire, do not lose value, and
can be purchased by U.S. residents and be shipped anywhere in the U.S.
Oh, the Places You Can Go
With several new and expanded itineraries in
2018, Princess Cruises offers an enticing array of itineraries, including:
Year-round cruising to the Caribbean for the first
time in four years aboard Caribbean Princess. Round-trip voyages from
Fort Lauderdale range from seven-day Eastern and Western Caribbean to a
20-day Caribbean and Panama Canal Explorer.
In 2018, there will be 130 departures to Alaska,
featuring a full season of calls to Glacier Bay National park, a breathtaking
national park and preserve, on every seven-day northbound Voyage of the
Glaciers itinerary. New for 2018, guests looking to cruise roundtrip from Los
Angeles can choose from two 12-day cruises.
New 12-day British Isles
cruises, round-trip from Paris/Normandy (Le Havre) are offered
aboard Royal Princess. In 2019, Princess Cruises will offer its longest
British Isles season ever, giving guests the opportunity to search for the
Northern Lights in Norway. The line will also make its first sailings
from Dublin, Ireland since 2009.
Two new seven-day Pacific Coast itineraries
featuring 7-day roundtrip departures from Seattle along the
California Coast and 7-day roundtrip San Francisco to British
Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.
An expanded Canada-New England season, with two of
Princess Cruises' newest ships, Regal Princess and Royal Princess, sailing from
New York and Quebec in fall 2018.
Make your Princess
Cruises Gift Card go further by applying it to one of the Caribbean sale fares
available now for cruises sailing in February-April 2018.
Access to Exclusive
For foodies who have
not dined at award-winning Chef Curtis Stone's land-based restaurants, a
Princess gift card offers the ultimate treat – direct access to his first
restaurant at sea SHARE by Curtis Stone offering an exquisite menu and
inviting, elegant dining venue onboard Ruby Princess, Emerald Princess and Sun
Princess. Princess Cruises has partnered with Discovery Communications to bring
you Discovery at Sea, providing access to engaging onboard programming and
exclusive experiences ashore ranging from Discovery recommended tours and
excursions to immersive experiences like The Deadliest Catch fishing
boat and Animal Planet shark encounters in Hawaii.
For more information or to purchase a
Princess Cruises gift card, visit www.princess.com/giftcard.
Additional information about Princess Cruises
is available through a professional travel agent, by
calling 1-800-PRINCESS or by visiting the company's website at www.princess.com.
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About Princess Cruises:
One of the
best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise line and tour
company operating a fleet of 17 modern cruise ships renowned for their
innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and
amenities, all provided with the experience of exceptional customer service. As
an award-winning destination leader offering international cruise vacations,
Princess carries two million guests each yeaer to more than 360 destinations
around the globe on more than 150 itineraries ranging in length from three to
114 days. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE:
information is available at princess.com/news.
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